Schwarzbarsch und Familienurlaub am Lago di Bolsena

Fischen und Familie lässt sich nicht immer ganz optimal vereinbaren. Aber dieses Jahr ist uns das auf unvergleichlich gute Weise gelungen, und zwar am Lago die Bolsena in der italienischen Provinz Latium, nahe Rom. Der Bolsena-See ist der größte Vulkan-See Europas. Er hat keine nennenswerten […]

challenges

Almost I had started this blog entry with the sentence that “everything turned out very differently than last year, and differently than I expected”… but then I realized that I had written this sentence several times before.  Essentially, almost every year the fishing turns out […]

Ascension

Mayfly season began for me on Ascension Day… this day is in Germany also celebrated as “Father’s Day” (I know it is a different date in other countries), and so it is one of the few days when no lengthy discussions with my wife are […]

all or nothing

The weather has not yet decided if it is spring yet… At home, a fire is still burning in the woodstove. Wind, rain and sun are constantly taking turns, and the nights are chilly still. In one moment you get a sunburn and in the […]