THE WADING STAFF

THE WADING STAFF

A USEFUL TOOL: THE WADING STAFF   Years ago after suffering several falls and stay wet like a toad, I decided to start using a wading staff fording to prevent untimely and irksome falls in the river. Get used to it ...

LOOPS

LOOPS

LOOPS   A good loop is one that is oval and aerodynamic. A bad loop is one in which the line way too wide arc and falls defectively over the river. The Tailing Loop or knot wind, is a loop where the line crossed ...

SEE THE FISH

SEE THE FISH

SEE THE FISH Each time I lost a big fish, I asked myself over and over what were the mistakes that had produced the loss of a great catch. Often singing the "mea culpa" with all sorts of digressions, some of the most ...

PYRENEES TOP RIVER

PYRENEES TOP RIVER

River Segre. Top waters. River Segre in Catalonia (Spain), near Andorra and France is the best river in the Pyrenees with big brown trouts and a good population of them. This year the best fly fisherman’s of Spain g ...

WINNERS

WINNERS

WINNERS This winter started selling some fly rods that for years had not used or sometimes fishing counted. I sold one of those semi-automatic reels that never used because I always use manual large arbour fly reels. On ...

THE CATWALK

THE CATWALK

THE CATWALK   I went fishing for the first time in my life, at the age of six years old. In 1969 I spent part of the summer in a small village high Urgell. The cart with rubber wheels and pulled by an old mule, ...

TEN FOOT ROD AND NYMPH FISHING

TEN FOOT ROD AND NYMPH FISHING

TEN FOOT RODS AND NYMPH FISHING   A few years ago Juanjo Ascaso "Amills" great builder of graphite fly rods, told me that a fly fishing rod 10 foot was the antithesis of fly casting. I'm reluctant to acquire new ...

“The Feel of Fly Fishing” (Poem)

“The Feel of Fly Fishing” (Poem)

Poem “The feel of fly fishing”   I go fish because I desire the spiritual peace and I love the sought solitude. Because I love walking by the river and the rumor of the stream please me, surrounded by old tree ...

FISHING LARGE TROUT (PART FIVE AND END)

FISHING LARGE TROUT (PART FIVE AND END)

Whenever we fish a dry fly, we put ourselves know best and avoiding false casting MAKE UP THE FISH, since they will drive away. It is best to make a few meters thrown out of position and in the last movement launched dir ...

FISHING LARGE TROUT (PART FOUR)

FISHING LARGE TROUT (PART FOUR)

Large trout are big eaters of nymphs and do so in large quantities during the day. Normally at this hour they are in the headwaters of the wells just below the mainstream or just near the end of this current. It is impor ...

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