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30-03-2017

30-03-2017

And back again for another head clearing session. Cowslip and windflowers are abundant and fish are slowly returning to their summer hideouts. Some spots are still desolate though, according to a fellow syndicate member it will take a couple of weeks more before we see more fish in the open. I wanted to check up on my chub hotspot and for a brief moment conditions where perfect as several chub had taken up position in the shallows behind our clubhouse….

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25-03-2017

25-03-2017

I had to clear out my head today so I went fishing. It was a beautiful spring day that started very chilly but by now the sun had the power to warm the air. It was windy though and in the open field it did not feel that warm. The amount of water surprised me as I had figured it would be back to a normal low level … it was not. One of my hot spots was already occupied by a…

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Germany 12.03.2017

Germany 12.03.2017

While crossing the first local river it dawned on me that my outlook of the current high water situation was rosy to say the least. The water in my stream was even dirtier and faster flowing than last week. With the absence of any bites I feared the dreaded blank but luckily a brown trout decided to show up. Quite a pull on my 4-weight with the thin tippet but in the end safely netted. No roach and dace to…

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Germany 05.03.2017

Germany 05.03.2017

The last week it had poured cats and dogs and the stream was in flooding stage. It all tapered off quickly towards the weekend so I choose Sunday to go to the stream hoping I would see the lowest water level of the week. Unfortunately Saturday night it rained … a lot … again. I went fishing the next day anyway and found a colored stream pushing way to much water for comfort. I tried to catch fish anyway and…

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