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Rainbow trout – Möhne river Germany – July 27th. 2008

Rainbow trout – Möhne river Germany – July 27th. 2008

Last Sunday I went fishing with fellow flyfisherman Wiebe and Thomas.We had purchased a half day ticket to fish the Möhne river above the Möhne reservoir in Germany’s Sauerland region.When we drove into the valley of the reservoir thunderclouds in the distance where not a good omen. A few days before our trip some parts of the region had received twice the amount of the monthly rainfall in one day.Although I had checked flow and water levels of the river at…

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Flyfishing Germany – July 22nd. 2008

Flyfishing Germany – July 22nd. 2008

Day 2.On the second day of the trip the rains cleared and water clarity slowly improved.In the morning we fished near the hotel but only managed to catch small browns.The weather was fine in the morning, plenty of cloudsbut it stayed dry most of the time.In the morning.After a break in the afternoon we fished a stretchfar downstream from the hotel.I had picked this new spot since it produced well onmy last visit.As soon as we had changed into waders it startedraining…

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Flyfishing Netherlands, July 5th. 2008

Flyfishing Netherlands, July 5th. 2008

For a change I headed west instead of east to visit one of the larger rivers inthe area I live.My intention was to take the 6-weight and toss streamers around in a bigmurky river in order to catch a nice perch or maybe even an asp (predatory shiner).When I arrived at the banks of the river and looked at the mass of water I knew itwould be a tough day.The riverThe pilings at a large bridge where my best bet…

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