Archive for the 'Alps' Category

Reinventing Slovenia

It’s genuinely been years and years since I fished in Slovenia. Leafing back through my fishing diary, I can vividly remember exploring the Soca for the first time in 2003, and the Baca and Idrijca in 2004. Scrambling over white limestone boulders under fantastical mountain peaks, stalking evanescent trout and grayling in water as clear […]

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Alps, Fly-fishing, Karst, Slovenia, Trout, Ultralight fly-fishing, Writing Oct 01 2015

Fisch? Where?

  Even when you’re supposed to be doing something else entirely, most fly-fishers know from experience, fish can just come out of nowhere. Crammed onto a chilly chairlift in the Austrian Alps last week with my ski-writer sister-in-law and a couple of random Russians, I ducked my chin into my collar against the wind, glanced […]

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Alps, Austria, Fly-fishing, Huchen, Trout Jan 19 2012