Last year we had a very good trip in Ireland, staying at Castle Hamilton. Since the potential of this area is so huge, I’m afraid to say we’ve got infected with its pike virus, and keep coming back, as we did this year.
Read more “Revenge with the Irish pikes !”
We’ve worked on a new series of fly tying videos, as the season has now started, the first one is a pike fly…
We call it “La Glace à l’eau / Water Ice Cream”, you will understand why !
Read more ““La Glace à l’eau” an ice cream for pikes”
We got this idea launched, to ask you guys some contribution for making this series complete, we’d like to get fishing stories from all over the world.
Read more “World wide Fly Fishing tales.”
The last few weeks I have been tying my flies using the all-new HookBobbin.
It just looks like another bobbin holder, same old same old, you might think. Well, this one has a few new, unique features I hadn’t seen before.
Read more “Two in one : The HookBobbin !”
We’ve all heard about it over here, but only few went out to give it a try. The reservoir of Meerheuvel – and yes, for once we can call a Belgian reservoir a real lake for fly fishing – opened its doors for our Rodtrip team on a glacial day in January 2017.
Read more “A winter day at the Meerheuvel lake”
Because we wouldn’t want to make our beloved and comprehensive ladies angry, Johan and I decided to enjoy a last minute day off before Valentine’s day, to go trout fishing.
Read more “Good cold day at Coyolles !”
Catching a fish on a popper is great fun and everyone should try it once.
But before you can fish a popper you need to tie or buy your poppers.
Here is a simple and efficient pattern.
Read more “Tying a popper fly”
About a year ago we visited Vincent and Céline from Coyolles Fly Fishing, as they invited us to join them for the Rise Film festival.
Read more “Pike fishing in Ireland”
Wether one can call 4 years a tradition or not, targeting Dutch pike at the Polders has become a yearly thing for us at Rodtrip.
Read more “Polders 2016 : Sun, Wind, Cold, Freeze and Pikes !”
In May 2016, we went back in Ireland for the second time.
We spent a week at Castlehamilton and fished most of the time small lakes with our float tubes.
Read more “Big pike on the fly in Ireland arround Castlehamilton”
The second edition of the Pike Challenge is now over, we expected really tough fishing but our really brave and skilled competitors did the job !
Read more “Ranking of the Pike Challenge 2016”
We were really pleased to see the enthusiasm around this contest, we opened the registration last Friday and it was already full after about 50 minutes… that’s just crazy !
Read more “The teams of the Pike Challenge 2016”