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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Nymph-Blank PacBay quickLine FAF1005-4


On the hunt for a keen but qualitative good blank for nymph fishing, a fellow dutch rod builder recommended the new quickLine series from PacBay. – Yes, austrian river Salzach got me there with nymph fishing, see the next report for more information. – I decided to take a 10′ 5wt. After unpacking, i was surprised about the quality, even the tip was straight. This isn’t even ensured with premium blanks of well-known manufacturers. This build will recieve PacBay guides just this once, a Bellinger uplocking reel seat and a fighting but is already mounted. More about casting characteristics, when the […]

Flyfishing “Fuscher Ache” and “Salzach” in Austria


On the first weekend in October, Matthias and Alex had planned a second trip to Austria. To check out other accommodation than “Bräurup” in Mittersill, we went to “Lampenhäusl” in Fusch near to the Großglockner. We had in mind to have a closer look at the “Fuscher Ache” and its tributaries. One of them, the “Käfertal” should be very nice, but due to spawning season for brown trouts we couldn’t go fishing there. Unfortunately, at “Fuscher Ache”, like so many austrian rivers hydropeaking is an issue, also it is largely straightened. But there is also nice and exciting canyon-fishing, which […]