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Month: July 2020

Germany 27-06-2020

Germany 27-06-2020

Yesterday I met up with former colleges at the pub in Germany.The company we worked for had been sold to a big corporation.The new management ran the whole lot into the ground, we left. I had some time to spare so I fished the stream in the morning.Weather wise the rains had stopped at daybreak with the waterslightly up and murky.It was strange that the perdigon did not draw strikes from shiners. I hooked a nice trout and then knew…

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Germany 19-07-2020

Germany 19-07-2020

I had to try a second day of summer fishing for chub hunting and fished the open plain again. Chub where about but I did not see the real big fish.I was lucky enough to once again spot a school of larger fish beforethey saw me. I dropped the hopper in front of the school and one fish raced to grab the hopper, solid hookup and no swimming involved this time. What I noticed today was that the fish where…

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Germany 18-07-2020

Germany 18-07-2020

I tried for the big chub several weeks now and finally got a decent one.After several rejections of the fly and fleeing fish I found one happily cruising the stream without spotting me first.The hopper was served and the chub zipped it down without a care. beergarden. I hooked the fish solidly on the 3-weight and despite it runs I did not loose the fish.The problem now was the bank was like 7 ft high thick with thistles and stinging…

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