Another hot hazy day down at the other river that I fish. I arrived at the water around 0930 and then almost had to come straight back home again. Once I set up my rod etc I found that my tippet material was once again giving me a bit of jip – it kept snapping [...]
Seeing as how it was such a nice day weather wise, my wife and I decided to choose a walk out of the Pathfinder book we had bought last year.
The walks are split up into three sections – easy, medium and hard. I chose one of the hard ones a 10 mile [...]
Got my official email with a nice logo to show off the fact I have been shortlisted for the Metro Blog Awards
Youâ€™ve been short listed in the Sport category, for the Best of Brit Blog Awards 2007 (BOBBâ€™s) brought to you by Ask.com and Metro Newspaper. The BOBBâ€™s were launched earlier in the [...]
Over on the right hand column there you can see books that I am currently reading. I will be posting a review very shortly of the current book but in the meantime head over to the authors lovely little corner of the net and check it out.
Good grief, it seems I have been short listed in the Sports category for the Metro blog awards.
I have been eyeing up the contenders in the category and it seems I have some pretty stiff competition.
Now our panel of celebrity judges â€“ including England cricketer Alastair Cook, TV presenter [...]
A howling gale with intermittent light rain finally told me the trout season was finally under way. Over the Easter weekend I was visiting family in sunny Birmingham, and boy was it sunny – almost shorts weather. However scanning the weather for today here in Glasgow it was too be cloudy, windy with rain – [...]
So toninght I am driving down to Birmingham to see some family. I managed to wangle my way out of work early so instead of tidying up my house I decided to do what any normal fly fisher would do with mounting laundry responsibilities – I went fishing.
I would like to say I caught [...]
Like clothes and French fries fishing trips often come in three sizes- small medium and large. I always think the amount of stuff you carry often directly relates to the amount of time you spend on the water. For small trips where not much tackle is needed , for example, a tiny burn being minimalist [...]
When we were out fishing the other day Steven stumbled upon a dead sheep. Well, when I say stumbled I mean he was fishing away happily and noticed a funny smell – a rotting sheep was amongst some reeds on the bank. We all had a good look at it through our trusty monocular (boy [...]
Hang on a moment – I was re-reading my favourite blogs and came across this post on the most excellent FlyFish MagazineÂ Â Classic !
I notice that no other bloggers in my little genre decided to try and pull the wool over anyones eyes, I did not even blog but waited until the next [...]