Hey you guys – the ones that receive my posts by email !

Hey you guys – aye, you guys that receive my posts by email – I just thought I would thank you all for subscribing to my blog. When I installed that little script it was great fun watching the numbers increase – when I hit ten I thought I was doing well, within a few […]

Fishing Pals – Alex and Mike

Last season we hit the Kelvin early with little result – Still it was good to be out!

A Child is Born…

Born – 24th January 0555 – 7 pounds, 15 ounces

As you can imagine – no posts for a while

Talk amongst yourselves.

Distant Meetings, Secret Streams

I have spent a lot of time looking at maps for new rivers to fish or even new spots on old rivers. I am ware that this season I will have a lot of added responsibilities which will drastically reduce my time on the water so waters reasonably close at hand have had to be […]

Milngavie Fly Dressers Spring 2009 Programme

The program for the 2009 Milngavie Fly Dressers is now out:

Novices and experts welcome – do not be shy if you have never tied before as it is very informal – turn up with your vice and tie any fly you like or copy the demonstrator. There are also “presentation” evenings where someone gives […]

UK Magazine Websites

I am always amazed at the UK game angling paper magazines around the fact they have not embraced the internet.

There are only three main game angling magazines in the UK:

Trout and Salmon Trout Fisherman Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Who has a Site?

“Trout & Salmon” pretty much concentrates on Salmon with […]

A New Sergeant Major…

The squadrons were depleted in last year’s campaign of trout hunting by various means. Lost in action they were – up trees, on boulders, very occasionally in fish, sometimes on shopping trolleys and on one memorable occasion on the back of my jacket. Brings a tear to a glass eye that would – those little […]

Deadly salmon infection detected

From BBC news

An infectious disease which can devastate farmed Atlantic salmon stocks has been detected on Shetland, the Scottish government has confirmed.

Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) was discovered at one salmon farm site, which has been empty of fish since 21 December, in the Burra area.

The disease is also suspected at a […]