Tag: France

Salmon and the douche

We were all having a nice diner with all the old friends and some new ones,  friends of friends, the ones we knew and the new ones. At the end of the table, a guy raises his head as I was talking about river Allier, in central France, once home…

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Adour Salmon

In France it’s been a fantastic start for Salmon’s season, the best one in the past 3 decades! In a few weeks all the numbers of fish aloud to be taken had been filled! All we ask for is that “professional fishermen” stop netting salmon on their way up. May…

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Bonga!

Sight nymphing, the hardest, specially with a leader several feet long. You have to be able to spot the fish cast the nymph, make it sink naturally, wait it takes a current and that that current brings the nymph a way that looks so natural, the trout cannot resist. The…

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High Pyrenees

And if fly fishing was much more than catching fish? And if fly fishing was about catching life? What about if everytime we go fly fishing for the beauty of it, for the amazing nature that is surrounding us, the rare friendship, the love, the gratitude of being able to…

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Candide Thovex, full movie

We always like to treat you well because we beleive our readers deserve the best and some of you might not go fishing this week end. so as the ski season is ending soon, here’s to make you happpy for at least an hour (but the feeling of happyness will last…

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Tarn River, France

Here we say le “Tarr” without saying the “N”, it makes the river more friendly, like a person, we respect him (Le Tarn is a He) because he brings us life with all the water he carries in our dry country but also we respect and fear him when he…

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Eat, Sleep, Fish #38

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Opinel Ebony

One blade you’ll really like to hold, you’ll like to hold it because it’s the perfect fit for your hand, the design of its handle has been in the hands of generations of french hands. It’s our national knife, the one you get to go play in the woods, the…

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