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Night fishing


Going for sea trout in the dark

Your host
Martin Joergensen

This episode
Night fishing for sea trout is one of my favorite types of fishing. In this podcast I take you on a night fishing trip and let you get some of the impressions that I had during the darkest hours of a night on the Swedish coast.

No fish are caught while recording, but the trip was an overall success with 22 fish registered in the journal -- of these 15 sea trout. That was between three anglers, but even though we were night fishing, quite a few of the fish were caught during the day. This an important fact to observe: fish are there through the day in the summer too.

And there is something completely new in this podcast: music! I found Magnatune, which is a very cool online music label that allows non-commercial podcasters (like me) to use their artist's music for free on their podcasts, even without asking. So I have fooled around with Jag's lovely guitar blues and tried integrating a bit of his music into the outdoors tracks recorded in situ on the coast. Let me know what you think about this new experiment.
It takes a lot of time in the production phase, so if you don't like it, I'll drop it again.

Another non-fising issue is that I have cut the size of the files significantly by encoding in a lower quality. This should not influence the sound, but in case you find that the quality is too poor, let me know.

Images for this day's podcast
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Brazilian beef - A meal good enough for barons - marinated and barbecued sirloin, grilled vegetables and freshly boiled new potatoes.
Brazilian beef
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In the dark - Henning had problems keeping in balance while fly fishing from the rocks so he finally hauled out a spinning rod and sat down on a stone and fished -- and caught fish.
In the dark
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Beautiful but challenging - It is hard to wade in daylight, but imagine the same stretch when it\'s dark! These rocks are on the average 1 meter or 3 feet in diameter. Pretty rough bottom.
Beautiful but challenging
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Coffee-brewing - The freshly brewed coffee is a life saver when night fishing
Coffee-brewing
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Daylight fish - Even though we were supposed to night fish, there was no reason not to catch fish during the day.
Daylight fish
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Barsebäck Ant - A giant mutant ant-hopper-foam-thinggy. Not a big producer... yet, but definitely a fly that can catch sea trout in the night.
Barsebäck Ant
 

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Published June 21st 2006
Duration 34 minutes and 37 seconds
File size 15.88 Mb

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