It has been a while

26 Feb

What a cold winter we’ve had! Down to -10°C, frost day and night and 3 weeks in a row… the result: not much fishing, frozen lakes, ponds and canals and rivers in some parts. Actually I fished on two occasions … Continue reading

Christmas chub

27 Dec

Followed by an ugly duck for quite a long time.
Nothing to read this time, only to watch.

Back to back to chub

18 Dec

Happy with the relative success I encountered last week, I couldn’t make myself stay at home this weekend. The temperatures were still low, lower actually, with just a degree above 0°C. The lack of rain was, from my point of … Continue reading

Back to the chub

11 Dec

It has been a while since I last wrote something here. Frankly, there hasn’t been much to say really. A went to Papua New Guinea and fished there for freshwater species such as barramundi and Papuan bass. This trip has … Continue reading

Roach failure

13 Oct

Well, I guess it is about time to take off to go fishing on the other side of the world.
Hard days on the local river, after roach this time.

Looking for carp

24 Sep

It has been such a frustration! Seing at least 20 carp feeding in 2-3 feet of water in the morning and struggling like never to catch one in the afternoon must be the biggest frustration of the year so far. … Continue reading

Green beauties

19 Jun

This spring should have been under the sign of tench for me but I really did things wrong. I started much too early in the season (early April) and I lost my time for about 5 weeks, catching “only” roach … Continue reading