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Germany 27.05.2018

Germany 27.05.2018

Another hot day and as those hordes of fish in the stagnant water above the mill haunted me I tried for them this morning again. Unlike yesterday the fish were not stacked up on top as the day before … it took a while before I spotted them. The fish where not cooperative … whatever fly I used it was in vain. Carp where spawning and making a lot of racket, they ploughed through the schools of shiner scattering the…

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Germany 26.05.2018

Germany 26.05.2018

It has been hot around here for the last couple of weeks and with the absence of rain the stream I fish is slowly reduced to a trickle. The big mayflies are still around and allthough fish are on them I usually prefer to fish a small sedge as these are more often accepted by the fish. The big mayfly pattern came out when I spotted a nice brown trout. I made a sloppy cast which resulted in a dunked…

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Germany 20-05-2018

Germany 20-05-2018

After my last attempt to go fishing was torpedoed because of perks of the new job I was able to get out at last. The fact that Mayflies have appeared has not gone unnoticed, not by me … the birds or the fish. Quite some hits on the dry fly today although the nymph worked its magic like usual. The stream was low so at some spots I just could not get the fly to rising fish without spooking them…

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Germany 06.05.2018

Germany 06.05.2018

A bright sunny warm day … very nice to be outside. The water table was low, tons of small flies on the water but not a lot of surface action. At my former hot spot I managed one roach and wondered now that the water was low where the heck all the fish had gone. Fished the end of the pool last and noticed a big swirl in the water of a hunting fish. I had seen that fish before…

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