It had been quiet after the premiere week for fishing, the incredibly hot summer has warmed up the water a bit to much so fishing has been difficult. Shame on the one who gives up, so I pack my gear and go back once more to Skiltjan with the hope that TODAY I might get lucky.
The night at Skiltjan goes as usual with plenty of fresh air and coffee at the campfire but not much else, no difference from the last 2-3 weeks on the fish front. After a last cup of coffee just before 2am it's time again to try a few throws and then it happens. The pool is pretty much full of wake's, back and tail fins of fish breaking the water chasing hatching caddis..
Got to admit my pulse did rise when I first thought it was trout but it showed to be white fish or sellack as it's called here.
You could see 4-5 fish at the same time with tail and back fins over water.
Too bad I did not take with me my fly fishing gear.
Memorable night at Skiltjaströmmen.
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