Wenn es eine “Allzweck”-Waffe gibt, um am Bach erfolgreich zu sein, dann ist es wohl diese hier. Egal zu welcher Jahreszeit: Sind die Fische am Steigen, habe ich es noch nicht erlebt, dass die Fliege verschmäht wurde – sie ist klein und unscheinbar, und mit […]
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 […]
On warm summer evenings as we currently have, a lot of different insects swarm an hatch, and the trouts rise to a great variety of things. In probably 95% of the time I am fishing a small around pattern, which does not immitate anything special but just looks somewhat buggy, is naturally colored and rather small. An the trouts seem to like it!
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…
The hawthornfly is here! Fly fishers usually call it by its Latin name “bibio” and you will also find it under this name in most of the flyfishing literature. I mentioned this fly already in my last post, and it came even better than I […]
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 […]
Just like last year, I went to visit my buddy Andreas in Switzerland, to fish with him for the legendary laketrout of Lake Thun. Only a few days or weeks during the year the beautiful silver laketrout come close enough to the shore to catch […]