The Canal

So seeing as how I did not get a chance to go for Grayling today I managed to get down to the canal for a few hours in pursuit of Pike….

I was actually suprised by the number of anglers out at the canal today. We met about …………..5 or 6 guys.One of […]

Essential Skills With Oliver Edwards

Looks like a good DVD…..you can buy it from Amazon too. I have the one to do with Czech Nymphing……the guys class……..this one is to do with Mayfly time on a chalkstream….looks like well worth the cashdo!!!!

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Gartnaval pond=Binghams Pond

You might remmember a couple of posts ago I spoke about the pond at Gartnaval…well I found out a little more info from here

Bingham’s pond was built at Gartnavel in the early 1880s on the site of old brick and coal pits. Popular skating and boating activities were run by three generations of […]

New Fishing Camera!!

So after hunting around for ages I finally found an ideal little fishing camera. It is a Mustek gSm@rt D35. My last fishing camera was another Mustek which was actually pretty pants but served me well for a couple of years. I didnt hear too many people complaining anyway. A fishing camera has to have […]

Gartnaval Pond

There is a large pond near to where I live next to a hospital. The pond was just a featureless concrete bowl that was half filled with stagnant water. The was swans in their as well……vicious ones at that..they would peck your lunch out your hands. There was a big sign up that said “DO […]

The Small Stream Dry Fly

Ah, Christmas and the dark nights are closing in again and it is time for good books. Whilst I seem to spend my time reading textbooks when I go to bed I like to read and dream about fishing…..this looks like a doozerThe Small Stream Dry Fly

Synopsis . In this book Lou Stevens presents […]

Fishing Widows

A couple of people asked me recently about what my partner thinks about my fishing all the time. I suppose the easy answer is that I dont fish all the time. The more complicated answer is that I fish when my partner is at work, she works shifts so I can head to the river […]

Plain weird!!!

Thought I would share my logs with you….this is one of the last ten searches that people have done to reach the blog

18/10/2004 05:31:02 n@ked girls (Google) 18/10/2004 05:28:48 fly-fishing for Barbel (Google) 18/10/2004 01:51:0 n@ked girls (Google) 18/10/2004 01:21:21 n@ked fishing girls (Google) 17/10/2004 21:32:28 river kelvin fishing (Google) 17/10/2004 19:21:57 national […]

Vision waders!!

Some of my long term readers will know about my problems with my Vision “Extreme” waders. You were with me at the begining…when I was all exited about getting them ….you were with me when they arrived and they were exactly one size too big. You were with me when I caught my biggest trout […]

Glasgow Fly Dressing Club

You may remember I went along to the West Of Scotlands Fly Tyers guild night to see Charles Jardine tie some flies. Well, the night has now stopped but restarted under the guise of Glasgow Fly Dressing Club It is a good excuse to talk about fishing and have an odd pint…….and I suppose to […]

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