I dont know about you guys but I keep forgetting what has been commented on and what has not. That is all about to change – By checking a box in the comment form, youll be able to receive email updates whenever a comment is added to any post to which youve subscribed. Great eh [...]
You know, fishing for trout with a fly rod is like an addiction- a serious addiction. It was Robert Traver my most favourite author who said:
“The true trout fisherman is like a drug addict; he dwells in a tight little dream world all his own, and the men about him, whom he [...]
So you get to your local loch, you are thinking to yourself “I wish I could get in that water to see what kind of real features there are that I can fish toâ€ (knowing that features are notorious trout holding areas) but of course the water is too choppy or you have left [...]
I am a sucker when it comes to a recommendation and last night I was given some advice that I might just take up. I was at the Milngavie Fly Tying night and Neil Sinclair (of Double Decker fame) was giving a little presentation on the types of flies he uses for competitions and in [...]
Steve posts a nice article on respecting trout.
My friends and I are very lucky in that we have a mass of cheap affordable wild trout fishing on our doorstep. Saying that, we are not averse to occasionally visiting a stocked fishery for a spot of rainbow trout fishing. We are guilty of taking great [...]
I might have known – as soon as I purchase a new carbon rod (more on that in a few weeks) they bring out a new material for rods – Carrots
Two Fife scientists have developed a new material made from carrots to replace glass fibre found in everything from fishing rods to car [...]
I am particularly looking forward to giving The White Cart a bash this year, another tributary of the River Clyde.
The White Cart Water originates near Eaglesham in East Renfrewshire, where it flows north to Busby before entering the southern suburbs of Glasgow at Cathcart. Here, the river turns [...]
So I have been getting a little envious of all the patter going down on some of the blogs and websites that I read. Tom Chandler over at Trout Underground has good patter and affectionately calls his readers “Undergrounders”. I like that; its a good ways of making people feel welcome and part of a [...]
All this talk of carrying minimal amount of gear has made me think of the things I carry regularly. One thing that I carry regularly is my monocular.A monocular is similar to a pair of binoculars except it is just like a mini telescope. I dont use it to see vast distances but for just [...]