First outing…blanked!!

Woohoo, first day out this season and i blanked. There was not much fly life although I did see a couple of rises. Ironically just now as i sit typing this the sun is streaming through the window and this might have sparked some life into teh insects. It was not all bad however, I […]

OOhhhhh a picture I didnt post!!

Was this one here

Looks nice eh. Today when Claire was in the garage i got i went out and had a look down at the river. Seen a trout rise for a fly. Thats like the first rise ive seen all year. Someone mailed me to tell me they got another fish yesterday…..obviously […]

Site update!

Updated the site, like I said I went for a walk the other day. You can get it here….on this link

Furled Leaders

Ive bought one of those furled leaders over at Highlanders site. . They look mighty fine.

They are hand-woven leaders & represent a vast improvement over nylon & braided types. For top water & sub surface fly fishing they are without equal.

Construction…..Take over 90ft of premium nylon, twist & counter twist to form […]

Nice Roots!

Seen some nice roots as well. Some amazing trees.


The Park

Went for a walk yesterday down through Kelvingrove Park to scout it out for the new season. Its looking absolutelly lovely.

There is a couple of weirs like this

and there is some lovely fly water all around this area. Those rocks just look perfect for a litte wet fly.

I had […]


Today I decided I am going to be in a green mood. Therefore the Urban Angling on the Kelvin site will be green as well.



Well here we have a genetically modified fish alongside a natural salmon…

Seems they want to get regulatory aproval by the end of 2004. they grow up to 4 times faster than ordinary salmon………if i wasnt worried about the future yesterday….im damn worried now! Full story Here On the BBC site


Was at the river today!

It was cold…very cold. The water was dark and there was no fly life. I did not see any fish. Even the trees looked annoyed. I was emailed by another fisher who had been down at the river the other day, there was a short hatch but caught nowt. Hopefully in another week or so […]

The First Day!!

This has got to be the first day that I have actually looked out and thought that it may be worthwhile going fishing. There was a little sun around and it was a bit warmer. I reckon there should be a little fly life on the water. All i need is my new manly waders […]

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