Mayflies are truely magical creatures. They are connected to big trouts and dryflies, but there is more about them…
There are probably not many people who know the waters of Southern Germany better than my good friend Patrick. We both share a passion for small, naturally flowing streams and when he invited me to fish such a stream with him, I was immediately hooked! […]
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.
For a last time this year, I went fishing on saturday… and the pike played along surprisingly well! Apart from that, I really needed the holidays to recover from a long and work-intense year, and I enjoyed spending time with my family. I wish you […]
Saturday was my birthday… but since my job involves a lot of interaction with people, I was not in the mood for a big party, I was longing for a full day of fishing: Just fishing, no hurrying to get home, no phonecalls to do, […]
I love fishing for river pike! They are strong and beautiful, and casting a streamer into a river is so much more fun than casting into a lake. This video records a short pike session on the river Danube. The weather was pretty ugly, the […]
Do I have an offroad car? No… “Alright, then we’ll take mine”, says Patrick on the phone. A few hours later, we are sitting in his car, crawling along a narrow path on a steep hillside towards the Wutach Gorge. The name of the river […]
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.
This year, everything is different – I have repeatedly said and written this during the past months. And concerning the mayflies, I would say the same! Whereas… not EVERYTHING is different, the mayflies hatch sooner or later. Always! And always there is the rare chance […]
While most of Germany was watching the first match of the Soccer Worldcup against Mexico, I decided to go fishing and enjoy the silence and the solitude in a usually busy stretch of the Danube. After some wonderful weeks with the mayfly, I was excited […]