On clear river with a high fishing pressure, I only use 6 to 7 meters long Maxima tapered leader, not the easiest to cast but it offers a perfect presentation for a small nymph.
Caught those 2 beauties last saturday on sight with such a leader
I caught several asps last summer, the attack is really impressive, the fight not that hard. The most difficult thing is to cast/ stripp as quick as possible an entire day, really tiring at the end of the day.
Should get in contact with fishing guides, like :
Accueil Christophe Pironnie, Guide de pêche dans le Verdon
Some incredible big trout coming from the lake of "Ste Croix" (up to 10 kg), but fly fishing isn't the most appropriate method for them.
French / spanish nymphing is really efficient especially in fast flowing rivers with a depth between 50cm and 1,5 meters, using 2 nymphs (perdigones patterns) :thumbs:
Last week with 2 of my mates we were fishing the same spot, they had a tandem dry / nymph with almost no takes, I switch to my...
Lozère is a good spot for wild brownies and grayling.
Rivers like Jonte, Tarn, Lot, Allier provide good fishing conditions especially in early morning and evening.
Can you speak french ? if yes all informations needed are here :
Fishing on the spanish side is much better, but more expensive, and more complicated to get fishing licence (cottos). Have no more infos for that country (if you don't speak spanish, or even catalan it's a tough problem to understand how it works).
For the french side, it depends where would...