colorful grayling

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 […]

small fish, big surprise

In the last few weeks, fishing has been good, but not extraordinary. The ressurection of nature after the winter has been the true highlight on my fishing excursions… it is a great wonder to me, year and again: almost every day, the landscape changes. It is becoming greener, the birds louder, the evenings longer.


Lange fühlte sich der Oktober eher nach Spätsommer an – und das Äschenfischen ein wenig sonderbar… normalerweise stehe ich dick eingepackt wie ein Teddybär am Wasser, es ist nass, kalt, neblig. Diesen Oktober war eher Tshirt angesagt, meine normalen Äschenmuster funktionierten nicht wie gewohnt….ich wünschte […]

late summer graylings

No easy choice at all! September is the last month of our trout season, and pike are getting into biting mood again. But when our rivers and creeks are clear and low in the late summer and early fall, it is also the best time […]