Interviews with fly fishermen
“ I was born in 1974 near to Hamburg in Germany. At the age of four I came in touch with fishing for the first time and soon afterwards I caught my first fish: an eel. When I was five with the help of my grandfather I caught my first sea trout on a sailing ship at the Baltic sea. Behind many other fields of fly fishing like building my own rods and fly tying, I focused at fly casting. I took part in many fly casting courses with national and international well known instructors. Since the end of the nineties ....."
“ Well, I am a professional fisherman ( a drop-out really!) I gave up a really successful office job to try my luck at writing and making fishing tv programmes and the rest is history. I have made lots of tv shows for Discovery television about fishing and I have travelled the world chasing my dream. I am married with two kids. My wife (I have re-married) is a Norwegian girl and between us we run the Winsnes fly fishing lodge on Gaula in the summer. We are ....."
Hans van Klinken
Jan van Zandwijk
“ I know the river quite well and it's even better now with the zone. ”Can you tell something about the old days at river Glomma ?“Normally you catch smaller fish in big numbers, but now and then real big ones that you do not see nowadays. ” Did you catch any really big fish in Glomma ? “ Yes mid June 1976 grayling 1,8 kilos length 59cm ..... ”