There are a few people who have really influenced the development of fly fishing in recent years and Jan Šiman is, in my opinion, one of them. Many would argue that Czech nymphing isn’t fly fishing but if it requires the use of a fly and correct presentation forms a big part of the technique, then I think it is. What’s more, so does Fips Mouche, Fly Fishings international governing body so that’s settled! Continue reading “Jan Siman Czech Nymphing Masterclass, October 2018”
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”
Jason and Joan Randall from the USA were fishing Sumava rivers in July 2017. Photos by Joan Randall and Jan Siman.
John Davenport from USA-CO. Sumava rivers, August 2015. John visited us for several days during his vacancy in Europe. Continue reading “John Davenport, Sumava 2015”
Vlad Rusu, Silviu Stricat, Denisa Cernau, Liviu Neagoe, Smaranda Neagoe from Romania, fly fishing Otava river, August 2015. Photos Jan Siman and Liviu Neagoe.
Urban fishing in Susice. Fishing for stocked rainbow trout, Susice, Otava river, April 2015. Once a year is OK to test the gear. But we prefere fly fishing for wild brown trout and grayling. Continue reading “Urban Fishing in Susice, April 2015”
Harry Tuin, Cornelis van Klinken and George Yono from the Netherlands, Czech Nymph Masterclass, Otava river, November 2014.
Pat Stevens fly fishing with his friend Bill Beddows from the United Kingdom, Otava River, September 2014. Continue reading “Pat Stevens, Bill Beddows, Otava 2014”
Dave Govier from United Kingdom. Fly fishing Otava river by Susice in the Czech Republic, April 2014. Continue reading “Dave Govier, Otava 2014”
Paul Gaskell and John Pearson from the UK, fishing Otava river in October 2012. Continue reading “UK Tenkara Team, Otava 2012”