Bare, bones and New Zealand Style

No, it is not some kind of Kiwi sex position it is in fact a way of fishing, or at least using a dropper, let me explain… Last week I headed down to the Kelvin with Alex, he is fishing quite a lot with the New Zealand method and doing rather well I must say. [...]

Tummel drowning….

I have copied and pasted this from a forum I visit…

Call for inquiry into river drowning By Eric Nicolson

THE DEATH of a father-of-three in a Highland Perthshire river last week could have been avoided and should be investigated at a fatal accident inquiry, a councillor has claimed.

Gordon Robertson (41), from Midlothian, was [...]

Fish Wild Magazine

Online magazines are all the rage at the moment- a particularly good one (dare I say the best?) is Fish Wild, you will not see any boobies or blobs in this baby- it is traditional tactics all the way!

Check it out

Flying Ants!

Not done any fishing as it has been too damn hot and my driving lessons seem to be getting in the way of things. However, other anglers have been on the water and are seeing roughly the same amount of fish as I am- namely doodly squat. Alex sent me this rather nice picture of [...]

Photo shows cow resolving dispute

I found this pretty interesting

A photo on a Cornish archive containing thousands of images of the county has brought to light a bizarre story.

So why did the cow want to get on his back ? Freaky Farmer !

A good way to recover after being ill? Part 2

So where was I?

Right, so on the Sunday we decided to make a proper day of it. My wife was working, Emmanuelle’s girlfriend was in Italy with their baby and Alex’s was away for the weekend to Edinburgh. So we did what any right minded male gents without a care in the world [...]

Results of competition….

Will be in a few days (possibly a week), thanks to all those that entered it has been fun !

Fisherman dies in river accident

Sad, very sad indeed, you might remember I was going to fish the Tummel last weekend.

An angler who died after being swept down a river in Perthshire has been named by police.

Father-of-three Gordon Robertson was on holiday with his wife and children when he was pulled under the water in the River [...]

A good way to recover after being ill? Part 1

It is always annoying when you have planned something and then something else comes along at the last minute to bugger everything up. I told you I pulled out of my weekend away as I was ill. Several of my fishing pals had planned to travel up to Pitlochery together and fish the Tummel and [...]

The Highlander Way

You know, I don’t think I have ever written about this little site although I have it in my links list on the main site. There are some lovely little gems of websites out there and this is one of them, I like little sites off the beaten track (a bit like my own) – [...]

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