Cor van de Wal was until now the only fly-fisher who was four times Dutch Champion. Until Sunday the 10th of November that is, as Peter Elberse is in this remarkable position now too. Text and pictures by Rudy van Duijnhoven […]
On Sunday the 8th of September the third competition for the Dutch Championship in fly-fishing was fished near Schellinkhout. When fishing for small fish on still waters or rivers, Bert Schmidt and Edwin Horvers are hard to beat. They proved that again this day when they ended on first and second place with 28 and […]
Saturday the 19th of May was the first day of a new beginners course which is organised by the Dutch Federation of Fly Fishers each year. The course is held on four Saturdays in and around the Willisstee in Wilnis, plus in the polders around this town in the center of the Netherlands. Text and […]
Under sunny, Spring circumstances the Youth Fly-Fishing Event of the Dutch Federation of Fly-Fishers (VNV) was a major success. The event was held on Sunday the 9th of April at trout-fishery Ruigenhoek in Utrecht. Website: www.vnv.nu.
In three days the Visma probably attracted some 14.000 visitors, a pretty good number, the exact figures are not made public as yet though. The interest for fly-fishing related stands and activities was certainly there, especially by the younger visitors. […]
The week long holiday in the south of the Netherlands made that the Friday of the Rotterdam angling show was rather well visited, also by children. A lot of youngsters took the chance to also learn how to tie a fly and how to cast with a fly-rod. The Visma lasts until Sunday the […]
The VNV, the Dutch Federation of Flyfishers, introduces on Saturday the 4th of March, during Visma 2017 in Rotterdam Ahoy’, a new app. This app is a great tool for fly-fishers in the Dutch language. Fly-fishers know that insect are an important source of food for fish. But what insect are to be found along […]
On Saturday the 8th of October some fifty people gathered in Heerhugowaard in the north west of the Netherlands for a day of fly-casting instruction. The instruction to the members of several fly-fishing clubs in the area was given by eight fly-casting instructors that are members of the Dutch Federation of Fly-Fishers (VNV) and/or […]
On Sunday the 25th of September the fly-fishing competition for the “Fauna Cup” was fished at the Bergsche Maas near Heesbeen. This is the fourth and last competition leading to the final in October. The results of the competition looked like this: The results for the teams of this competition: The numbers […]
A nice movie by “Vise N Vis” on the Fly Fair, which was held during the last weekend of May at Trout fishery De Berenkuil. Website: www.flyfair.nl.