Fly Fishing Bass: A Passion for Life

It was the year 1981 when I had my first fly fishing experiences with trout and chub. Things changed when I discovered (black) bass on the fly in 1984. I fell in love immediately.


Finding Silence in Dynamism

I woke up just before my 5 am alarm and jumped in the shower. The night was spent dancing on the surface of sleeping, dreaming and waking.


Carp flies: a tasty bread pattern

Fly fishing carp has become increasingly popular since the species is found in many habitats. Rainer Ballin provides a step-by-step for one of the best carp flies.


Fly Fishing Culture and Philosophy