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Germany 31.03.2018

Germany 31.03.2018

Somehow I spotted more cormorants today than fish and that was not very encouraging. A small nymph size 16 did the trick in the feeder stream and brought up some small dace and chub. Insect activity had increased quite a bit but did not lead to rising fish. The main river pushed too much water for me to fish it properly but it yielded one dace while nymphing without the indicator. Hopefully with the longer days the temperatures will rise…

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Germany 26.03.2018

Germany 26.03.2018

A cold start of the day, when the fog lifted it was barely 1 degrees C. I fished the lower end of the river but found only clear water. At one spot I noticed a school of Bream (Abramis brama) so despite the cold there was life in the water afteral. I tossed a streamer at a lot of spots but no perch or stray pike to be found. As all haunts seem void of fish I called in plan…

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Germany 24.03.2018

Germany 24.03.2018

Just like winter had a hold on spring the flu had a hold on me. Both issues where withholding me from going out fishing. Yesterday there the first time in weeks I went out and about again as the temperatures rose to a balmy 51°F / 11°C. Spring is usually a time for tree trimming and boy at one of my hotspots they cleared away everything … no cover left for the fish and consequently no fish about anymore. In…

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