Damn……I need a new reel!!!

damn and blast!! It seems my reel is jiggy jiggered. The reel seems to be operating normally …kind of…..it feels really jaggy and seems to be sticking at certain points as I turn the handle…..or rather not kind of sticking…more getting really loose. Hmmmmmm! #ponders#

First fish caught!!

Well, today I ventured out for the first few hours with my new manly waders. Im not saying they are lucky or anything but I did in fact have an absolutley great day. The first caught was on a little partridge n orange and then I moved on to dry flies. I tied on on [...]

Its my big 30!

30 on Sunday. Weird. Feel ok about it……how does it go, terrible twenties-dirty thirties…ooer. I have a wishlist set up for familly…….if anyone fancies buying me a book on flies that would be lovely You can see it HERE

Just some books on fly tying n fishin! Most of the Uni work is finished….. I [...]

Correctiony!

Away last year I thought i saw a shoal of Barbel in the Clyde….in the middle of town. Well it turns out that it was in fact Mullet! An angler with a bit of sense mailed me and corrected me.

I have just spent around 10 mins looking for a picture of a mullet

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One week of Uni left!!

Well….I have one week of Uni work proper left before I can start fishing everyday. I have a presentation and two essays and then I am home free. Its strange, The last month or so have been spent in preperation for the season I seem to have learnt a lot. Im looking forward to learning [...]

A Convert!!

A convert to the wonder of the kelvin over here Thats the thing about the Kelvin, people dont notice it for years and when they do……..its amazing…its like a whole new world. Just wait untill he sees an otter

The “penis” fly

Well here we have the penis fly Do you think that it will catch fish on the Kelvin?

Check out rasmus hansens site

Trout ‘n’ About

You might remember last week I spoke about that telly programme. Well it is called Trout ‘n’ About and here is the blurb i promised

Meet Paul and Greg – characters with attitude, passion and irreverence and one thing on their minds – trout. Finding them, catching them, eating them.

Fly fishing, the sport of [...]

Wandering!!

Went for a wander from Milngavie back along the Allander to where it joins the Kelvin today. A very nice walk. Im always wondering whether its worth casting a fly here…

Well, I know it will be worth it , but it is a fair old treck to get to these parts….

What you [...]

Filming……on Location ;) trout n about

A while ago I recieved a very nice email from a bloke called Paul Campion from ac acoustics here he is …..the one with the cool glasses and the wings out his head Anyway, we met up in a pub and he told me all about making a new telly show all about fly fishing……… [...]

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