Trout season is over but I still like to spend time at the water. On sunday I saw the first spawning brown trouts of this season – a wonderful sight. And a great feeling, to know that nature still works in that little creek!
Aren’t grayling truely colorful? Why is it then, that the name “grayling” has its roots in the color “grey”, the french call it “l’ombre” which is “the shadow”, and the German name “Aesche” has to do with ashes? Winter is approaching and the fins of […]
Hello folks, finally managed to upload a video after a while… I filmed it two weeks ago. The day begann very rainy and windy, but at some point the sun came out and the evening was in fact pretty beautiful – the fall colors look […]
One of the most memorable days this year, was my first encounter with big stoneflies. We don’t have them in the chalk streams of my region, and so far only once have I seen big stonefly nymphs in a river in South Tyrol. Back then […]
For a long time already I have been taken by the river Mörrum in southern Sweden. And since 2017 I had the opportunity to fish there for salmon and seatrout several times. This year, another trip was planned, and despite all the uncertainties in the […]
How did it become september so quickly again? A hint of yellow lies on the forest, and more and more leafs are on the ground… It can hardly be ignored, that autumn is on the doorstep! There were years, when I felt a little tired […]
Summerdays with white cloudlets travelling through clear blue skies… the meadows green, the birds singing and insects humming everywhere… it is hot and sometimes thundery. During the days, the youth is fooling around in the little creek in front of my house, a long queue at the ice cream palor…
With the days getting hotter, the best time for carp fly fishing is approaching – super exciting sightfishing, clever fish, and lots of power! Here is a short video from last year.
Mayflies are truely magical creatures. They are connected to big trouts and dryflies, but there is more about them…
Some fish haunt me more than others, some are different… and it is not necessarily the size of a fish which makes it so desirable to catch it. Last year, I had already struggled with a trout I had encountered in mayfly season. Fish were […]