Ce Printemps est bizarre…

This Spring is bizarre… My visit to the Massif Central and my hopes of catching a fario, or two, in Allier, Puy de Dome, and Cantal have been defeated by the weather. Every river I studied was high, fast and coloured. It rained the night of my stay at ‘Le Beau Site d’Auvergne’ and whilst mine host encouraged, the forecast for the next two days was … Continue reading Ce Printemps est bizarre…

2017 is over, at least for fishing!

What a fun year for my fishing ‘en France’. I fished more days than in previous years, ten, including my ‘drive down’ trip, but also on a separate visit to Picardie, and several from our home in the Cote d’Azur in Provence. I do love the alpine streams, in the Southern Alps, north of Nice. I added three Regions to my tally (Languedoc-Rousillon, Midi-Pyrenees, and … Continue reading 2017 is over, at least for fishing!