Believe it or not: you can catch Huchen on a #10 jighead nymph. As long as it is the
Then it is in fact possible to catch Danube Salmon under the full sun, right in
the heart of a town, with people walking by and having their beer in the
beergarden next to the fish.
All this happened in Freising, a little
town just 45 minutes away from Munich. The river, called Moosach, runs right
through the town, but its water quality is superbe, with trout, char,
greyling and even crayfish.
Some while ago, the university of Freising
started a test project, putting Danube salmon into the river some
kilometers upstream from Freising. This year some of the fish went
downstream (!), for breeding right under the eyes of not only surprised tourist
but also fishermen. And well, one of the young boys couldn't resist
this little ugly and black creature. Click here for flypattern.