But like everywhere in Europe it's a real soft winter up to know.
The first period with a temperatures that looked a bit like winter, around -10, came in Januari, unfortunately together with a bunch of snow. Wich is good for a beautiful landscape, but bad for the ice to grow.
Luckely a few smaller lakes around here don't need much frost for the ice to grow quicly, and they were safe to go out, just a week before my guests and good friends arrived here, for 2 days of fishing, and to have a good time !
After a short drive through the beautiful white landscape, we arrived at the lake about 10.00 o'clock in the morning.
Todays goal was to catch some char and rainbow trout, hopefully good to make us a nice winter BBQ . And we made the right choice, after drilling a few holes it only took us a few minutes and the first small, but beautiful colored Artic char came up !
So in the afternoon we were satisfied about the beautiful fish we caught, and we decided to sit down by the fire to relax, eat and drink some , and telling big stories about huuuuuge fish :-)
And as the pictures show, we were out with a group of fishing enthusiasts from all ages.
And so that means sometimes you need to help each other , to reach a higher level :-)
The next morning we went to another lake, a bit bigger, to try for a few hours of pike fishing.
We had some strikes, but the pikes were not in feeding-mode, and in the end Peter was the only one who caught a decent pike. But nevertheless, it was a great day, and it felt good again to be out there together !
We had a very nice time together guys, for sure some days to remember for a long time. Hope you enjoyed, and thank you very much for visiting us. See you soon again in spring !
The day after i got reported a double strike from a friend of mine, who was fishing on exactly the same lake. In the early morning he caught two real nice fish, the biggest one 102 cm . Of course when fishing for pike, we all practice catch & release, so both fish are back where they belong.
Great job Andreas !
At the same days we were still out icefishing here on the small lakes, only a few miles from here the water was almost without any ice !
And so this pike-magnet took his boat to go out and test some of the new Westin baits . The first cast with Mike the Pike resulted in this 113 cm , 13 KG lady meeting Kristian and the inside of his boat .... congratulations buddy !
Thanks for reading and enjoy your weekend. Skitfiske !