It has become warm, school is out and the kids playing out on the streets. In the evenings it smells like BBQ on every corner…. summer! The sun is only a mere hand above the horizon when I grab my fly fishing stuff and head […]
Where have all the big fish been in march and april? No matter where I went, I struggled to catch anything… and when I did, it were mostly the small ones… nothing beyond the “magic” 20in so far…and yes, I admit, I do enjoy stalking […]
Mayflies are truely magical creatures. They are connected to big trouts and dryflies, but there is more about them…
The “mohican mayfly” developped by Oliver Edwards is one of my favorites. This fly catches very well, it is almost unsinkable and holds up very well even after many hooked fish.
Finally, the day has come! It is the opening day for trout in our region, and I have been preparing everthing in anticipation for several days now. And although I know that it does not make much sense, I have set my alarm clock early […]
In fall, fishing for brown trout closes as they begin to spawn – if they find suitable conditions, which has become a rarity. Increasing numbers of power plants and climate change has destroyed many populations, wild browntrout are hardly to be found anymore. Fishermen all […]
My new video is ready – this time I managed to capture a good hatch of mayflies (Ephemera danica) and some absolutely stunning fish here in Southern Germany! Hope you enjoy the video.
Every year, sometime in spring, the trout seem to finally wake up and start a first great feast. When that is, can hardly be predicted… it probably depends on water flow, temperature, hours of sunlight and the general course of the past winter. This feast […]
Water is still high and murky, and not only me, but also my friends have difficulties finding trout. Nature is two weeks delayed this year – the month of march was rich in snow and the nights are still really cold. But today it was […]