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Big wintertime perch

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A 30 min drive from our hood we have “de Maasplassen” at our disposal, with 3000ha of fishable water. These lakes are created due to gravel extraction, mainly in the 20th century. The reason we don’t fish there a lot is because the lakes are very deep: up to 30 meters. Because of the depth, in combination with the large surface, you are lost quickly or you need to get very lucky if you fish without a fishfinder. Read more >>


OVM Muddler


A couple more days, and lake OVM is open again. The resident fish had their rest for a month. Next week we are going to lake OVM for some winter fishing, time for some new flies!


The Black Tsunami

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Over the past years we’ve become EP-fiber addicts. Our entire predatory fly box is filled with a lot of EP goodness. Due to some guilt feelings, because of the synthetic EP pollution in our pike waters, I wanted to tie something different. Something that I would actually fish with too… Read more >>

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Barbus barbus

Posted on 15-03-2014<- 3 Comments

First barbs of 2014 have tasted our flies!

First 2014 barbel!

Ricardo spotting the barbels

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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