We set out to explore the upper reaches of the river Lech in Stanzach, Austria. Here the river is still young and can find its course in a natural riverbed.
If fly fishing has taught me one thing in life it’s that it’s a great way to meet special people. The latest addition to my circle of fly fishing friends is Max Natmessnig.
Austria is a well-known fly fishing destination in Europe. Its crystal clear alpine streams attract fly fishermen and women searching for hucho, grayling and trout.
It had long been a dream of mine to go fly fishing Slovenia for marble trout. All it took was a global pandemic to make it happen.
My brain hurts as I roll over in my bed in the motel on Sugarloaf Key, my first morning in Key West.
In a year of lockdowns across Europe planning a week ahead is rather difficult. Imagine six friends who want to travel to Russia in June.
Fly fishing in Austria is an excellent choice. Wild rivers in between majestic mountains. A feast for the eye, especially in autumn.
Cold groundwater passes over limestone and boils from deep within the earth’s crust until it pushes to the surface and starts rolling toward the Mississippi.
Corona forced us to explore waters close to home. We took the chance to get to know the Deutsche Traun at Rudi Heger.
Natural flowing waters have a magical attraction. Whether fast flowing or quietly rippling. Both make you calm in a special way.