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 [...]
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 [...]
Updated the site, like I said I went for a walk the other day. You can get it here….on this link
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 [...]
Seen some nice roots as well. Some amazing trees.
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
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 [...]
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 [...]