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A fancy fly? In the cold season stoneflies hatch and one can see the them in the snow. The spent of this order is for the fish natural food. This wet version represent this last phase in the liefcicle of the Plecoptera.
Anti-reverse reels represent less than 1% of the fly reel market. Is preserving your knuckles a deciding factor? How do they perform with fresh water predators? We had the chance to test one from a well-know manifacturer.
The Asp is most of the time an elusive ghost. But when the day comes, it is a day that you will remember for a long time.
The Holaa river is outlet of Lake Laugarvatn. The river and the lake are known for hosting arctic char in large numbers.
The Mecklenburg Lake Plateau is a well-known place for coarse anglers and we could not find any information about fly fishing. Equipped with belly boat and fly rod we explored the area.
2021, the world is still in lockdown, travelling is a far memory. For the addicted to big and strong fish a real curse. So we have to find the challenge close to home. Where and how?
The river Nera runs in Umbria, in the middle of Italy. This region is one of the most charming in the country. With gorgeous lanscapes,perched on hills middle-age villages and beatiful rivers.
The Maldives in the Indian Ocean, a tourist paradise of white sand and turquoise water. Beside the post-card beaches and snorkeling, the flats offer good chances to fly anglers and fantastic opportunities to fly fish for giant trevally.
Despite the name this nymph will cath in spring and fall too. A fly for the alpine stream, white waters or faster currents. In the smaller size it works also well in slower currents. Not everyone may know that this nymph..
The use of mayfly nymph in the un-weighted version is at times under-estimated. During the hatch, the insect that swims to emerge, squirmig and wiggling in the surface film, is often more attractive to the fish than the winged ones.
Crane flies are not typical water insects, but they leave in proximity of the streams and when the wind can send them tumbling into the water.
This fly has been a constant performer for barbel on my local river. I have not tested yet on trout, but I can imagine it might work well too on alpine streams.
The torrent queen is designed to imitate the Epeorus nymph and it is a top search pattern overall for white waters and fast currents.
The mytical pattern of Frank Sawyer is an all round great nymph. Here a re-mix with two wool sorts and a tweak to reduce snags.
The Gacka river is a legend, after the Balcan war in the 90's and its decline, it is gaining back its reputation
Who has not caught a grayling while drifting a tube fly with the two-hand? Salmon rivers often host large grayling. So why not to give it a try with a dry fly