In recent years I visited almost a dozen different reservoirs in Spain, but Pantano de Jandula is by far the most remote place I’ve ever been to. It took me more than one and a half hours to complete the remaining 17 km before arriving at the reservoirs dam. Roads became sandy runways full of holes and after passing adventurous mountain passes and a scary flooded cave close to the dam, I finally reached the reservoirs banks.
Arriving at this remote place off the beaten tracks was one of these very special moments. What a breathtaking and inspiring view. Can’t remember I ever visited a place that was that quiet and peaceful.
I started exploring a small island continued fishing the rocky banks that where full of bushes and flooded trees – creating perfect hiding spots for bass. It took a while to record first gentle bites, but the first hard strike and fish compensated perfectly for the wait.
Nice fish caught w/ Record de Ligero‘s – Romeo
Again conditions where almost perfect and after the first catch on Record de Ligero‘s “Romeo”, I continued fishing my favorite popper – Abdeal‘s Splat. I really love fishing this versatile little lure, as it allows subtle dog walking combined with an irresistible pop-sound. Small size and little weight are a perfect match for the Slowtaper Distill GL58S & Conquest setup.
Beautiful fish caught w/ Abdeal‘s ‘Splat’
Another great catch – courtesy by Abdeal‘s ‘Splat’
In the following hours I caught a few good fish. Healthy and exceptionally strong fighting they really made up for the long and weary journey. Memorable trip!
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