I have won a competition….

So I managed to wangle an evening session yesterday on the Kelvin. I and another Kelvin fisher decided to head up the Kelvin valley closer to the West End. The trout were spooky and Alex had a new 4 weight that he wanted to christen. It was a nice evening and I managed to get [...]

Communication Difficulties!

I want to discuss with you communication difficulties. Now the other day I got SHE WHO MUSY BE OBEYED to give me a lift up to the Glasgow Angling Centre to get some of that sealant stuff for my waders. On the way I mentioned that it would mean that I would be fishing on [...]

AHA!! Fucking Boots…..I have you now!!!!!

I have located the reason and the actual hole in my waders. I studied the area very very closely and it turns out its my fucking boots. I noticed that the inner sole has slipped making some studs visable…when i ran my finger over them they were pretty raised and had been digging into my [...]

Bloody Typical!! a hole in ma waders!!

So today, I got my gear together for a bit of a walk upstream to where the Kelvin is deep and slow. As I was getting my stuff together I was standing at the bridge in the Vet School under the main road….I heard a voice shout out YOUR SHITE AT FISHIN I looked around, [...]

FlySim Fly Fishing Game

FlySim Fly Fishing Game

So I downloaded the fly sim game. Looks ok although my casting is absolutely terrible in it (no changes there then) Caught a brook trout at 1.5lb woohoo….wish it was a real one though :/

Bad Fishing Joke!

The Fishing Groom A man and his newlywed check into a mountain resort by a lake. The desk clerk notices the “Just Married” sign still on the car. As soon as the man gets the luggage out of the car, he hops in a boat to go fishing.

He is out all day, comes back [...]

Fluorocarbon and Lead

Fluorocarbon and Lead

Makes interesting reading…

Every piece of fluorocarbon line, leader or tippet clipped, deposited in a landfill, discarded along or in any body of water or accidentally broken off while fishing will remain for our children, there children and their children’s children to confront. Fly fishers have bitched for years about the [...]

Small Stream Action (or rather the lack of it)

So I was thrown out the house today as my fiancé had someone coming around to give here a “preview” of what her make up would look like on our wedding day. “You will just have to go fishing” She said! “If you insist”

As it turned out the smaller tributary was pretty low. Yesterday [...]

BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Italian river ‘full of cocaine’

BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Italian river ‘full of cocaine’

Scientists have found large quantities of a cocaine by-product in a river in northern Italy – suggesting consumption is much higher than previously thought.

The River Po was found to be carrying the equivalent of nearly 4kg (8.8 pounds) of cocaine daily. [...]

Being a Warden on the Kelvin!

A man was stopped by a warden down on the Kelvin recently with two buckets of live trout . The warden asked the man, “Do you have a license to catch those fish?” The man replied to the warden, “No, sir. These are my pet fish.” “Pet fish?” the warden replied. “Yes, sir. Every night [...]

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