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Germany 31-03-2012

Germany 31-03-2012

The sudden weather change did not forbode much good this weekend. We went from warm spring weather to a cold and windy weather pattern. Since I had tied a bunch of nymphs I wanted to test I headed to the stream anyway despite the less than ideal weather situation. The weather turned out to be exactly as the weather forecast stated, lousy. You could get pretty wet from that “light” rain. At my first tried and tested pool I put…

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Germany 25-03-2012

Germany 25-03-2012

The day started today cold and foggy but when the sun broke through it got pretty warm. I fished one of my favorite pools upriver and had a ball. I even hooked three of the elusive carps which all managed to throw the hook. I will be back … for those carp. All kinds of fish species where moving in my pool. Oddly I spotted two lampreys in the stream, never seenthose before.

Germany 17-03-2012

Germany 17-03-2012

Trout season was open so I could fish the full length of the stream again. Had a go at the Roach and then ran into the stockies. There where a lot of them and surprisingly small fish as well. Hooked about 7 brown trout, had one legal size and two small ones who all went back. When I returned from upriver I could not believe how many anglers where dunking worms in the streams. I guess they all hibernated. If…

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Germany 11-03-2012

Germany 11-03-2012

Last saturday the weather was not so pleasant for fishing so I tied some nymphs and lures instead. On sunday the weather was decent so I decided to field test the new flies. Besides the pheasant tails I had tied some brassies and fitted them with a tungsten gold bead hoping they would do the trick. I scouted the stream for suitable test objects but the stream looked empty. After a while I found some fish but to get near…

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