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Germany 27-05-2012

Germany 27-05-2012

Today I was on a mission – go and catch chub. I knew that the stream I fished had some pretty big chub in them but they where so wary that I never even got close to them. Off course big chub got big not because they where stupid like the little ones who would grab anything from the surface. At first I only spotted little chub and subsequently caught a few of those. Just by chance I ran into…

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Harz mountains 2012

Harz mountains 2012

I just returned from a four trip tot he Harz mountains in the German federal state of Sachsen-Anhalt. In the first two days the weather was pretty warm and loads of insects where flying about. Most prominent where black sedges. Dry fly action was good and so was nymphing, loads of fish where feeding. In the section upstream from the large reservoir huge schools of Roach where present in the river and would readily take nymphs. Furthermore there where plenty…

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Germany 06-05-2012

Germany 06-05-2012

I had hoped that today’s weather would be a bit friendlier than yesterdays but oh boy was I wrong. With those low temperatures and drizzle I just could not get in the spring spirit. Still I could notice a rising fish in the stream so I immediately launched a fly towards the fish Which did not led to the desired effect. The spot I was fishing did not look that lively so I moved on to the next. Spot nr….

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