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Harz 07-2017

Harz 07-2017

That 72 hour rotating weather front over central Germany resulted in massive flooding and since we were heading to the epicenter of the misery for a short fishing trip to the Harz mountains there where some doubts whether to go or not. From the hotel a message was relayed that it would be better to postpone the visit but as I had witnessed a prior hell and high water situation when the fishing turned out to be good I pushed…

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Germany 14.07.2017

Germany 14.07.2017

Two days after the rain front passed the stream was back again to its low summer state. I had hoped the water would have been cleared up more but there was still a lot of sediment floating in the water making the stream look murky. A first cast left me with a (for this stream) decent size roach and I hoped more would follow. Alas only in my dreams as oddly I could not generate any more bites. It was…

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Germany 13.07.2017

Germany 13.07.2017

A rainfront passed Wednesday and it poured cats and dogs all day. I still went fishing and a tad too early as a lot of sediment was washed out so visibility was almost zero in the stream. I expect however that in a day or two I will be able to see the dumped goldfish again in the water. Conditions where tough and the bites came not easy but still the usual suspects like dace, roach and the odd brown…

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Germany 10.07.2017

Germany 10.07.2017

Avoided death by electrical storm and fished the extremely low stream. Skinny water and skinny fish but still managed some decent trout, a few roach, dace and a couple of gudgeons. The largest trout got away by skillfully running into the debris … untill next time 🙂

Germany 05.07.2017

Germany 05.07.2017

At the syndicate water with the bamboo whisperer 🙂 An excellent day with the dry fly and nymph. Not easy but very rewarding.