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Germany 28-10-2018

Germany 28-10-2018

With the last week of my vacation the endless summer also ended. The heavy rain that we needed did not materialize, just low temperatures and some sprinkles. Temperatures plummeted abruptly last weekend, when I started my fishing session it was barely over freezing. In the early cold morning the sky was still clear, with the low temperatures I expected that the fish would not be in the biting mode. I tried one of my former hotspots and surprisingly the first…

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Germany 20-10-2018

Germany 20-10-2018

With the ending of the trout season on oct. 20th. I went for a last time to the mill pool. It was the first time I had a real fall feeling with all this mist and the low temperatures in the morning. My action of the previous day by removing some debris from the lower weir had helped to clear the mill pool and early on fish where active at the front of the weir. The only competition at the time…

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Germany 19-10-2018

Germany 19-10-2018

My holiday was pretty ok but alas it could not last forever. Now I still had three day tickets left for the mill pool, in this case Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The session on Wednesday fell through the roof as one of my friends sold me firewood which needed proper storing … it took longer than expected so fishing was off. Today I went ahead to the mill pool and was shocked at what I  saw, the pool full of…

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HSK 10-2018

HSK 10-2018

Usually I would be spending my holiday by now in Southwest Florida but the environmental problems caused by dumping polluted freshwater into the Gulf and the Atlantic caused a change in plans. Instead I decided to go to nearby Germany and spend two weeks troutfishing at the Wenne river. Maybe a bit too long for the short river stretch but the pampering at the hotel made up for some of the lesser days of fishing. I did get the big…

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