New Personal best for the dry fly….. 2lb

Well, today I caught my biggest brownie on the Dry fly, it was around the 2 lb mark, probably more over than under. Unfortunetly no photo as I was waist deep in the water and had a few folk watching me. I was all jittery and was having difficulty getting the fly out so just [...]

Its flowing!

My partner is on nightshift just now. She works as a nurse in a hospital that is derectly next to the kelvin. Now, I didnt want to walk to the river just to find that its in bad condition after the rain. So i asked her to look at the river when she left work [...]

Raining, Funny that!

When I went to work on Friday I was dissapointed to see that the river was in a good condition after all that rain and I had decided not to go down. So I was gagging to get down there yesterday for a few hours. When I got there the water was maybe up just [...]

Fly Fishing for Trout: Underwater Pictures of Trout and Nymphs, Closeup Fly Photos and Movies at Troutnut.com

Fly Fishing for Trout: Underwater Pictures of Trout and Nymphs, Closeup Fly Photos and Movies at Troutnut.com

A very good site I noticed that has detailed pictures of insects. Im not “into” fly tying just now but over the next wee while I should be starting again and some of these photos will come in [...]

Hummingbird SmartCast RF20 Rod Mount

Hummingbird SmartCast RF20 Rod Mount

I would love one of these little things, not for actually fishing, but just for the novelty aspect. There is a little lochan not far from me that is damn near impossible to fish. this little thingus would come in quite handy

Im only half serious by the way.

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GREYS – Game Fishing – Fly Reels

GREYS – Game Fishing – Fly Reels

If you look at that reel at the bottom, thats my reel. What I think I would like is the one on top of that as it takes a 4 weight line, which s really all i use anyway. Ive always found the reel a little heavy myself, [...]

Orbital at T in the Park – their last Scottish show

Orbital at T in the Park – their last Scottish show

Nothing to do with the Kelvin, but one of my all time favourite bands are playing their last ever gig at T in The Park this year.

Decorating!

It seems everything is against me going fishing at the moment. NOW ive got to decorate the bedroom. There was a chance i was going to have to strip woodchip from the walls but I managed to avoid that one….phew. Anyway, found my old Dragonfly concept reel and will put my fly line onto one [...]

Driving Home!!

Ive been away in Birmingham for a few days. Its funny I always think as I shoot along the M8 and then the M6 that I always gaze at the little bits of water that i glimpse through the trees. I dont drive just now, im learning, so i have plenty of time gazing at [...]

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