As we were walking back to the car I spoke about every reason for why we should have caught some monsters.
- The Pike were their!
- I had caught them there at this time in previous years.
- We had huge flies.
- I had read some stuff on the Guru McFluffchucker site.
- You cannot have a third time blanking for the beasts surely?
So what went wrong?
Well, for a start it was bloody windy which made casting interesting. The Loch was also higher than usual, maybe a foot or so which made wading tricky. Considering I had fished it on Sunday and it was a lot lower I suspect that the Pike do not like the big fluctuations that the on going rainy weather has been giving us.
Next time Jim, I promised, we shall catch a half dozen.
Here is a picture of a fish just in case you have forgotten what they look like:
Guys, Autumn is fast approaching and with it so is the end of the trout season – roughly 5 weeks by my counting! You chaps got any plans or is the weather pretty much knocking your trout fishing on its head?