Trip 1 – Pike Madness Takes Hold

It was cold and the wind was blowing – usually I would just score some brownie points and sit it out knowing that in a few weeks things are going to look a lot better weather wise for trout fishing however there was an itch that had to be scratched and that itch was for [...]

Tenuous Fishing Photos 12/52

Today I actually went fishing – a report on that Piketastic Extravaganza to follow – however this weeks tenuous picture is an image of some of my fishing gear in “winter mode”

A heap in my attic!

I have no idea what I was thinking when I decided to stick all my gear in [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-21

I would love to know how crap like this ends up in our rivers .. surely it takes less effort going to the dump! http://twitgoo.com/krh8p # More litter next to a burn that I pass! http://twitgoo.com/ktbad # Spring .. let's not get too cocky .. in like a lamb out like a lion! # [...]

Tenuous Fishing Photos 11/52

It is a pile of litter next to a burn..

You guys that follow me on Twitter have already seen this photo during the week – I have been taking pictures of litter next to water – this wee bridge goes over a burn somewhere and is used as a dumping ground by the [...]

First week of the season eh?

Loads of people are going on about this being the first week of the season – it does not look like it to me to be honest – I mean it is bloody freezing out there, well not freezing like -15 however a pretty chilly 8-10 degrees – and it has only been like that [...]

Tenuous Fishing Photos 10/52

Ha – you guys thought I had forgot eh?

I thought for my tenth tenuous fishing pic I would post a pic that I took the other day and posted to twitter – it is a pic of a little burn I pass most days on the way to work and am sure it deserves [...]

Would you eat human flesh?

I mean seriously – lets say it was an experiment totally sanctioned by the health board right – lets say they needed a half dozen people to eat a slice of human flesh for some totally unknown reason – you are not actually told what the reason is other than the test is not whether [...]

Urban Fly Fisher on Twitter

I have decided to embrace the whole twitter revolution – witter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read messages known as tweets – the main reason I am embracing it as I have a fancy new phone which allows me to use the service easily.

I [...]

Tenuous Fishing Photos 9/52

I had to attend some training the other day in Clydebank – for those that do not know Clydebank is a pretty major town on the banks of the River Clyde of which the Kelvin is a tributary.

Anyway, I was walking towards my destination and two fully grown deer datrted out across the road.

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Glasgow Angling Centre Opening Weekend – this weekend!

You know the trout season is just around the corner when the Glasgow Angling Centre have an opening day ..I was having a gander at the invited guests and guess who I spotted was missing

No John Wilson..

That’s right – John Wilson will not be attending – that in itself should be a [...]