Photo gallery of catches from the trophy fly fishing fishery Otava 6 in 2021.
In July-August 2017 we – me and my wife together with our daughter and our Czech son-in-law and his parents – spent a weekend in the Sumava National Park in southwestern Bohemia. We stayed at the pittoresque small town of Kasperske Hory, hiked in the surroundings and further away in most tremendous landscapes. We also visited nearby towns as Susice and smaller locations enjoying good food and coffee. Continue reading “Otava Fish Will Make Your Reel Sing”
Author: Paul Gaskell
With great memories of a fantastic trip to Sumava with Jan himself in 2012, here’s an exclusive sampler version of a long-form article from discover tenkara covering some of the best patterns for trout across a wide range of “schools” of fly fishing. Of course, the nymphs, dries and streamers that Jan demonstrated for us were used to great effect on the trout, brook trout, ide and grayling that fell for those charms!
Continue reading “Flies for Trout: A Taster on What to Tie & Buy”
Fly Fishing Czech Republic- Bohemia, Fly Fishing Utopia
I have just returned from five days fly fishing Czech Republic. This was a trip to the Otava River in the Sumava National Park, better known as Bohemia. The area is a continuation of the Bavarian Forest of Germany, where I spend my summers. Due to the language difficulties, I had not previously thought of visiting the area, despite it being so close by. Continue reading “Fly fishing Czech Republic – Bohemia, Fly Fishing Utopia”