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Kau Tapen Fishing Report 1st March 2024

The week kicked off with an eclectic group of anglers, blending returning friends with newcomers eager for their first taste of the adventure. Hailing from the USA, Scotland, England, and Germany, this diverse assembly promised a fusion of cultures united by a shared passion for the sport.

Returning guests brought a sense of camaraderie, while newcomers injected fresh enthusiasm, creating a vibrant atmosphere from the get-go. During the initial briefing, each angler’s expertise was acknowledged, setting the stage for a week of shared learning and camaraderie along the riverbanks.

Throughout the week, our waters underwent significant transformations, presenting both challenges and opportunities. Initially, low water levels posed a test for anglers, demanding adaptability in their fishing strategies. However, a welcome bout of rainfall later in the week altered the river’s dynamics dramatically, infusing it with renewed energy and excitement.

The rain brought about a change in water coloration, adding an element of mystery to the angling experience. Despite this, anglers rose to the occasion, adjusting their techniques to suit the altered conditions. Notable catches punctuated the week, showcasing the diverse skills of our anglers and reaffirming the richness of our fishing grounds.

Beyond the thrill of the catch, the week was marked by meaningful connections and shared experiences among guests. Whether swapping stories at the dinner table or switching fishing partners between sessions, the bonds forged on the water are truly special. These intangible moments, impossible to capture in photographs, serve as lasting memories of an unforgettable fishing expedition.

Tight Lines from the Kau Tapen Guide Team,

Birkir, Kau Tapen Fishing Guide.


If you would like to learn more about our stunning lodge in Kau Tapen, make sure you take a look at our tour page for all dates, pricing and availability. If you have any questions regarding any of our other freshwater fly fishing destinations, get in touch with our team on 01603 407596 or via email at

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