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GFF Summit 2006



A first
A first
Les' first sea trout in the Danish ocean
A good fish
A good fish
Ripley landing a good west Fyn sea trout
Almost a brown trout
Almost a brown trout
Ripley with another really nice, colored fish
Angler's transport
Angler's transport
Frank next to Henrik's two means of transport: a good van and a pontoon boat
Beach summit
Beach summit
One of the many gatherings on the beach
Bikers/anglers
Bikers/anglers
A couple of locals had overcome the long distance to the water by riding a bike from the parking lot
Bonefish for sea trout
Bonefish for sea trout
A reel that can stop any sea trout: Billy Pate Bonefish
Cap & fly
Cap & fly
The GFF cap and one of Kai's zander flies. We will return to both.
Chatting
Chatting
Friday afternoon beer in the yard of Odense Danhostel
Cool glasses
Cool glasses
Ripley's cool sunglasses. And your's truly as a reflection.
Crossing
Crossing
Access was helped by an intermistic stair over the wildlife fence
Crowded? No!
Crowded? No!
In spite of the fact that we were 16 anglers fishing together, we could easily spread out along the coast, and when the people fishing this close to you are someone you know, it's usually not a problem. Any other day this would be too much.
Docked
Docked
The ferry has its own very intermistic dock
Dorm
Dorm
The rooms were dorm-like with eight beds in each
Dragging
Dragging
Hans Jacob dragging his stuff
Fyggi
Fyggi
A classical sea trout fly from Fyn. The name Fyggi stems from the name Fyns Gummivare Industri - or the Fyn Rubberware Industry - because of the rubber legs on the fly.
Gear ready
Gear ready
As always resting on the car roof
German coastal flies
German coastal flies
Kai's flybox
Good fish!
Good fish!
This is a true autumn prize: a 60 centimeter sea trout ready to continue its spawning run
Great weather
Great weather
We were blessed with a couple of really nice days on the summit
Hans Jacob
Hans Jacob
Fishing under perfect conditions
Hans Jacob contemplating
Hans Jacob contemplating
Planning the next move or anxiously scouting for lunch?
Henning in contact
Henning in contact
Henning has a small rainbown on
Henrik's ferry
Henrik's ferry
Henrik had brought a pontoon boat and took a long drift with good success - three fish caught and one large one close
Honey Shrimp
Honey Shrimp
The rubber legs have a tendency to twist around the hook
Honey Shrimp factory
Honey Shrimp factory
Jesper cranked them out as fast as possible
In the sun
In the sun
Asger fishing the the harsh light of the September sun
It catches
It catches
The Honey Shrimp can catch fish
Jari
Jari
Another really nice fish caught by the casting wizard
Jesper
Jesper
Jesper caught this really beautiful fish
Jesper
Jesper
On the lookout for more fish
Kai
Kai
Yet another colored autumn fish
Kai
Kai
Laying out line in the rough wind
Large body of water
Large body of water
Fishing the ocean can be intimidating, but the fish are there as Branislav shows here
Les
Les
Getting ready to take on the sea and its trout
Les into a fish
Les into a fish
Les had his first sea trout under full control
Lunch at Føhns
Lunch at Føhns
The lunch outdoors is always the best tasting
Martin into a small rainbow
Martin into a small rainbow
This was my first GFF Summit fish
Megoff reel
Megoff reel
A hand made titanium reel. It belongs to Jesper, visible in the background.
Nice place
Nice place
The hostel has lots of space and good facilities
Old and new
Old and new
Transports of different ages: Wedellsborg's ferry and the baronesse's helicopter
On the way
On the way
Walking through the forrest towards the water
Paul
Paul
Paul was ready for the big one
Paul
Paul
Ready to take on any sea trout!
Quick release
Quick release
Hans Jacob slips out the fly on a small sea trout
Relaxing on the beach
Relaxing on the beach
Ripley, Kasper and Jari (really resting)
Releasing
Releasing
All the fish caught during the summit were released. Most were colored, a sign that they were ready to go spawning like this one.
Ripley
Ripley
Watch out for that tip!
Rod parade
Rod parade
Enough gear to satisfy most anglers.
Show me your's...
Show me your's...
...and I'll show you mine. Kai gave Les the fly that caught him his first Danish sea trout
Skilfull guide
Skilfull guide
Ripley guiding Les towards his first sea trout
Steve
Steve
A very nice sea trout in typical autumn colors
Steve
Steve
One of the English anglers on the summit
Steve's pictures
Steve's pictures
Steve is ahowing pictures while Hans Jacob and Paul are looking
The GFFSummit gang
The GFFSummit gang
From the left: Frank, Jari, Henrik, Jesper, Hans Jacob, Kai, Paul, Steve, Ripley, Branislav, Atli, Kasper, Henning, Nan, Les and Martin. Asger had to leave, but was pasted in in the post processing
The group
The group
This is the group photo taken on a (very) small pier used to dock the local ferry
The picture show
The picture show
Gathered in front of the screen to watch the day's harvest of digital pictures
Tying and lying
Tying and lying
Les is tying while the rest of the gang is sharing lies