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Germany 23-03-2013

Germany 23-03-2013

Some time ago I received an invite from a flyfisher of a neighboring syndicate tojoin their season-opener celebration on this day.The plan was to start with breakfast at the house of one of the local flyfisherman,then head out to the river to fish to be concluded by dinner in a local pub. Early morning in the Netherlands It could not have been a worse day for fishing as the a stormy wind came blowing out of the eastand temperatures would…

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Germany 16-03-2013

Germany 16-03-2013

The trout opener coinced with a working party at the hatchery.I suspected that the hatchery would probably be the only placeon this day where I could see trout so I took some pics andmade a little video to remind me how trout looked. {wmv}Trout-2{/wmv}In the hatchery pool At the hatchery With the work all being done it was time to head out to the stream.I fished the deeper pools with a heavy streamer to coax out any stockies but unfortunately nothing moved….

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Netherlands 07-03-2013

Netherlands 07-03-2013

It has been two months now that I have been fishless.The weather was cold most of the time and the fish where absent.We had a sudden yet short lived infusion of spring this week withrecord temperatures.It will be freezing again this weekend so this afternoon when I gotout of work I made a last effort attempt to get at least one fish.I am happy to say that I had succses.The dead end canal at the local courtbuilding yielded some niceyellow…

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Germany 03-03-2013

Germany 03-03-2013

Allthough warmer weather was predicted for later this week I had tocheck the river to see if I could finally catch my first fish of the season.The first thing I noticed today that it was rather chilly so hopes of catching fish where somewhat dimmed. The river still carried more water than I had expected but I had broughtsome heavier nymphs with me to fish deep.I fished one of my summertime honey holes but to no avail.At that spot fish where…

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