I stood outside today and noticed how cold it was – a cold lazy wind that goes right through you rather than around you. Brrrr It reminds me (or rather not actually) of the other kind of cold you can get – during summer when at one point you have been roasting hot and [...]
My wife was on nightshift – the plan was as soon as she got home I was going to have a morning Piking down at the Forth n Clyde canal. Unfortunately I had not factored in the neighbours BBQ, copious amounts of alcohol and a young chap from Bosnia who encouraged me to sample [...]
Let’s talk about Orvis shall we. I bought my Orvis boots at the start of the season, a pair of Henrys Fork II Premium Wading Boot – I was pretty annoyed as the last boots I bought from another company fell apart pretty quick so decided it was time I bought a top of [...]
The British record salmon of 64lbs was caught on the Tay by Miss Georgina Ballantine in 1922…
…however the British angling world is buzzing with the news of a potential record catch on the Ness system.
Reports suggest the cock salmon caught on the Dochfour beat of the [...]
When I first started this blog there was no other fly fishing site just like it – blogs that is – now every other week I am sifting through many sites that people have sent me to look at. They far surpass me in the old design stakes and the content aint half bad iether [...]
We searched for Pike – jeepers we walked around a whole loch looking for them. The loch we found could not have been more Pikey – it was weedy, shallow in places and actually had trees growing in the middle of the loch. It looked like perfect Pike habitat. We attached it with plugs thinking [...]