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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Busy Busy Busy

Well there is no other word that suits better at the moment. After a long winter with ice covering our surrounding area until the beginning of April, a lot of things was to be done in short time. Most of our boats is now in the water, about three weeks after the water opened up the opportunity to do so.

Also, this year we have taken back the restaurant on Dragsö to our own management which also means we've worked a lot with renovating the whole building basically. Finally it's more or less finished and this week we started with serving lunch during Monday-Fridays. Such an improvement!

With spring finally arriving, a lot of our work days has been spent out on the camp to make everything ready for fishing season but also for camping season which has started now. Several guided trips has also been on both mine and Willyboi's schedule since ice let go, with variating results.

A short summary of the first weeks will be easy. Many nice pikes was caught during the first week of open water, and some days with very good numbers. Since then, temperatures has been going up and down very much and very fast. Almost as fast as the water level, which has been going very much up and down during the first weeks. Last ten days or so has been very tricky for fishing, since spawning is now in full progress. The first reports of after spawn pikes has already been received so most probably it might be slow a few more days before numbers go up again.

This weekend we have about 25 anglers on Dragsö. Most of them arrived today so we'll see what they can manage to catch upcoming days!

Don't forget our annual photo competition while staying at Camp Dragsö Sportfishing. Send us your best pictures from your stay with us and win nice prices!

1st Price - Guided half day trip value 3800SEK
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3rd Price - Voucher @ Camp Dragsö Sportfishing 500SEK

Send your pictures to info@dragso.se and check out our Facebook page 1st of December where we announce our winners!

// Daniel Wickman

Monday, April 2, 2018

Season has started!

Finally, really. Finally we were able to start our fishing season last week. After two weeks of cancelled reservations we launched our first boats about a week ago, Saturday the 24th of March to be more precise.

During the first days of open water both me and Willy tried our luck out there several days. I managed to catch a meter pike together with Philip (Bläcksquid Inc) and Jocke (Team Svartzonker). A few days later Willy caught a nice fish just under the meter margin. Good start!

Last Thursday we welcomed about 20 anglers to Dragsö. However, they wasn't greeted with the best weather conditions. In the afternoon a snow storm visited the whole county of Blekinge. The next morning we literally had to shove loads of snow out of the boats.

Weather continued to be crazy during whole last week. One day offered sparkling sun with 7+ degrees and no wind, while the next day offered wind squalls up to 18m/s and lots of snow. Yesterday was once again a day with snow most of the day and strong winds from north.

With these facts in mind, it's easy to say that the conditions wasn't great. However, a lot of big fish was caught both by local anglers and guests staying at our camp. As far as I know, the best boat reported about more than 50 pikes in a day with a 109cm on top. But as always, results variated and some boats struggled to catch a handful of pikes in a day.

Unfortunately, I don't have a lot of pictures of pikes to share this time since most ones I've seen has been seen on various private Facebook/Instagram accounts, but many meter pikes was caught in the surrounding area last week.

Thursday will be a busy day for us with almost 30 anglers coming for a weekend of fishing. Until then, we have some work to do, getting more boats ready to hit the water. And of course some time will be spent on the water as the forecast looks better later this week with expected 7-11 degrees in daytime several days.

To be back!

// Daniel Wickman