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Norway 2013 – freshwater

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A couple of weeks ago, I went to Norway for a week with Brian Elward. The plan was to fish for trout and grayling a couple of days, and then go to the coast for some heavy-duty fishing. Here’s the first part – Freshwater edition!
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Seabass fever

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Last weekend I went seabass fishing with a couple of buddies of mine, from Dyckers. I already did some seabass fishing this season, but with no success. I hooked a big-ass fish two weeks ago, but it managed to free himself between some rocks.  Read more >>

 

Big, bigger, biggest

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Another short OVM update. Because of the closed season for streamer fishing in The Netherlands, and the bad weather forecast for sight fishing for carp, we had to do an evening session on Lake Oostvoorne. Read more >>

 

Finding Dutch chrome and more…

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Sea run browns, Dutch chrome! As a fly fisherman, if you think about sea run browns, you don’t think of the Dutch coast immediately. Places like Danmark, Northern Germany, Ireland and Sweden for example sound more familiar when it comes to sea-trout fishing.

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UV-Buzzer

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Inspired by PB’s flies, I’ve tied my own buzzer pattern. This one has a tungsten bead on it, but you can tie the same fly without a bead. Read on to find out more. Read more >>

 

PB’s bung buzzers

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Most Dutch anglers will know this weeks guest tier. He’s a well-known figure on De Ronde Bleek. His name is Pieter-Bas Broeckx. PB has tied 4 of his favorite buzzers for us. This week we’ll show 2 of them.

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Barbus barbus

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First barbs of 2014 have tasted our flies!

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First 2014 barbel!

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Ricardo spotting the barbels

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Sometimes there’s the odd by-catch… This one is a Gibel Carp or sometimes called Prussian Carp. Funny fish…

First spring days

Posted on 09-03-2014<- Leave a comment

Finally, some nice spring days here in the Netherlands. For us it meant looking for bows on Lake Oostvoorne. Very difficult day. The wind even made it a bit chilly. Luckily we found some fish after all.

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