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Flyfishing Netherlands, Feb. 24th. 2008

Flyfishing Netherlands, Feb. 24th. 2008

At the end of the month the pike season ends here so today we decided to fisha last time for Pike at the pond of the local University. We arrived at the ponds in the afternoon and met a few fellow fishermen who told us of lots of pike activity and catches in the morning hours. Although spring like weather and temperatures where forecast for this Sunday it remained cold and grey. The pike did not show themselves as they had done on earlier…

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Flyfair Netherlands 2008

Flyfair Netherlands 2008

On Saturday May 24th I visited the Flyfair at Fort Altena here in the Netherlands.This was the first flyfair I went to after a very long time and I mustsay it was a worthwhile visit.In the past the flyfair was held on the banks of the Ijssel river but this timethey choose a 18th century fort as location.The majority of the members from my local flyfishing club attended the fair and so didmost of the other flyfisherman from our country.The…

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Flyfishing Germany – Untere Argen 2008

Flyfishing Germany – Untere Argen 2008

Just returned from a fabulous fishing weekend that I spend inthe deep south of Germany close to the borders with Switzerland and Austria.The river was quite low and the fish where picky most of the time.I had it especially tough since I not a keen dryflyfisherman.There was however some room for my crude fishing tactics = dumping a conehead woolly bugger in the deeper holes.I also had some fabulous moments with the mayfly though.

Flyfishing February 12th. 2008

Flyfishing February 12th. 2008

Last Saturday somebody actually got me to do some work for a change.One of the German clubs had a so called working day at some of the waterways theyManage.Together with my buddy Joop I had tree planting duty at the main pond of the club.After digging holes and planting trees during the morning we had a well deservedbreak on a sunny day.After the work.We did not travel abroad off course without flyfishing equipment.Although it had rained a lot during the…

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