Cold spring trout fishing
By Szymon-Lux on Monday 2 May 2016, 23:23 - Permalink
This spring has been so cold in Luxembourg that trout fishing has been limited almost exclusively to streamer fishing. An occasional strike on a heavy nymph only confirms the rule: cold water requires streamers, otherwise you'll spend hours and hours in freezing conditions without seeing a fish. The photo below shows the snowfall which greeted me on a frosty Sunday morning, in late April...
What should we do when the weather makes our life miserable? We sit down with our vise, feathers, hooks, threads and epoxy glue and...tie nice flies! Here's a small selection of what I prepared for the beginning of the season.
Guess what? It works!