Raining!!! Caught at the last min…

It’s now pissing down with rain out there. It has been warm and overcast all day, I suppose threatening it really but I thought like yesterday it would not come to anything. I was supposed to be fishing the River Gryffe and was going to get the train but my better half decided to give [...]

Camping in the Lake District

So I went camping with my sister, brother in law and my better half to the Lake District. For some bizzare reason I did not throw a rod into the back of the car thinking that I would not be able to get any fishing done, how annoyed then was I when we camped here [...]

Fantastic Small Stream Action! + some pretty good news!!

So I went along to one of the Kelvin tributaries for a little evening session, after that heavy rain it was up around a foot and a little dirty. There was fish rising so I knew it was worth a bash.. I was using my little Tea Stick rod which is absolutley perfect for this [...]

Awright Muckers!!

Not being one to slag off anothers fishing atire I noticed this picture on a forum that I visit..

The DAZ clean shell suit, the matching cap, a cigarette at jaunty angle and the rainbow held like an OUZI…….Bring back the days of tweed jacket and tie…..ach maybe Burberry would be the new tweed.

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I am GAGGING to go fishing!

Thats a weird expression isnt it, gagging to go fishing? Yes it is!!

Anyway, it has now been raining pretty hard for a couple of days and the Kelvin is unfishable. There is a possibility that one of the tributories will be fishable as long as their is no more rain but I suppose it [...]

Fishing the Leven

In a smilar vein to my Urban Fly Fishing on the Kelvin site we have a website entitled “Fishing the Leven”. Some nice images of the River Leven, for my American readers the Leven is a river that runs out of Loch Lomond into the Clyde. The Kelvin also runs into the Clyde but is [...]

Stung on the face with nettles whilst being rained on!

So after praying for rain for weeks it finally came, just as I and Alex arrived at the Kelvin. It was pissing it down and to make things even worse I had forgotton my lucky hat! We were doomed from the beginning. Alex even fell in but by this point it did not really make [...]

The Baton!

So General Ape passed me the baton which is “…a less-irritating-than-usual web log quiz meme all about music, but, somewhere along the way, it morphed into being all about books”

Books Owned I have a lot of books; a lot of them are kept now in storage up in my new attic. They are [...]

Quote

“I got a new fly rod and reel for my wife…best trade I ever made.” – Thomas Horan

Another bad fishing Joke

Standing at the edge of loch Lomond, a man saw a woman flailing about in the deep water. Unable to swim, the man screamed for help. A trout fisherman ran up. The man said, “My wife is drowning and I can’t swim. Please save her. I’ll give you a hundred pounds.” The fisherman dove into [...]

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