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Angling Abroad: Flyfishing southwest France

Updated: April 28, 2005, 2:01 AM ET
By Mark D. Williams | Special to ESPNOutdoors.com

High in the Pyrenees Mountain Range of southwestern France is a secret trout-fishing getaway.

Here you can fish all by yourself in streams flowing under the gaze of castles that stand sentry like the ancient Roman armies that used to inhabit this ancient land.

These are among the wildest, most scenic trout streams in Europe, flowing under imposing peaks and set amongst the first race to populate Europe, the hospitable but mysterious Basques, in a land so medieval that sheepherding ...

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