A lovely site about peoples memories of Maryhill.
So today was a nice day out with my wife, my niece, my fishing buddy Emmanuelle, his partner and his 6 month old baby. It was planned last week at my little barbeque, we were supposed to go to the Tummel but at the last minute decided to go to New Lanark instead. We went [...]
Yesterday was roasting hot and last night was warm. It was so hot that I thought I was going to blank at one point. As it was I managed a nice plump trout from a tiny bit of pocket water. It was beautifully spotted, hundreds of them tightly packed along its body. Not the typical [...]
Hot, very hotâ€¦.not the fishing but the temperature. Some trout rising, didnâ€™t have a clue what to. At this little spot there was around 4 trout going at it like crazy. What the hell, they refused everything I tried. Additionally there was the insult of sipping flies around my artificial. Eventually I took a couple [...]
So I managed to wangle a lift to my other river under the guise of a romantic evening by the river. There is Claire over there to the right of that cow Claire read a magazine whilst I fished. I had to coal carry her across a couple of burns (which she found fun although [...]
A bit of a walk is an understatement actually. As yesterday was for lots of food and drink as it was barbeque weather (no fishing as it was to hot) and today it was time to work a bit of that excess off with a bit of hill walking. We decided to tackle Beinn Dubh [...]
You know, this just happens to be the longest running personal blog dedicated to fly fishing on the net. I remember when I started this I had a good hunt around and could not find any others. I mean, others spoke about fishing but also had a fair chunk of other stuff as well. Since [...]