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First published May 1st 1995 - More than 20 years ago
Summer - June, July, August
Danish inshore fishing
By Martin Joergensen
Summer is for harder fishing. Late evenings and nights when the water cools off are best. Fish don't migrate any more, but often stay in small areas. You have to fish at these places which typically have deep water close to the shore and a lot of circulation. In the high summer in years when water temperatures are extremely high, the fish won't even come close enough to the shore to reach wading. Fish can be very active in the surface and muddlers are an old time favorite, but other bushy, highly profiled flies will do. For the darkest night a bit of flash can make many patterns more efficient.
Water movement is the key