Yes, that one fish drives me crazy, every morning! Because he is incredibly smart and yet ignoring my flies independet of my strategies how I present them to him. Biggest problem is, that I only have one minute time before he is done and disappears again until next morning.
Last week I caught some asp, carp and pike. But every morning I started by chasing the one specific asp. He most probably was caught in younger age and knows exactly how to protect himself. His strategy is to slowly come close to a school of small baitfish and then hammer into them. For me it's of course hard (almost impossible) to imitate such a school of baitfish.
This morning now I will try 5 flies in a row. The moment he will show up I will put 5 small baitfish patterns right in front of his nose. With that strategy I could catch a serious number of fine asp last year. All else in my tool box clearly did not work on this one asp.
So let's see what I can do NOW!
I will keep you updated next Wednesday! ;)
Corona still keeps me in my home waters. Since my home waters don't hold much big fish I am truly happy not to catch that asp again, because he keeps the level of fishing high for me. I am really excited about chasing him by creating new strategies almost every morning!
Oh, btw. first time I saw that asp was last year! So he fools me for about one year now! Of course giving up on this fish is no solution for me!:)
I hope you can enjoy some exciting fishing, too in these times!?
All my best
Some pictures as always...