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Month: August 2020

Germany 30-08-2020

Germany 30-08-2020

I wondered if moving to the chub section on a day with fog and thick clouds would be a wise move.On the other hand the low water at the upper reaches of the stream seemed equally a waste of time. I arrived at the chub haunts and had difficulty spotting fish.With some luck I managed to catch one chub near the bank whofailed to spot me.I dropped the fly over the edge of the plants on the shore and gotan…

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Harz 08-2020

Harz 08-2020

I looked at this year as a lost year as all fishing trips that we planned had been cancelled due to the trying times.An opportunity came along and so I made some last minute arrangements to start the first road trip of the year. Conditions where kind of tough in the mountains with low water and warm and humid temperatures but we did alright.Our tactics differed and sometimes the dry fly produced more fish butat other times nymphing worked out…

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Germany 02.08.2020

Germany 02.08.2020

I checked the river gauges and found them all to be low.More or less what you could expect in high summer.I was early on the water looking for fish in the chub section of the stream. The first big fish came up to check out the hopper but decided it had to be fake. The second fish seemed upset by the hopper landing in front of it’s nose and scooted off.The third fish looked interested but needed some convincing.A few…

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