Cleaning out our rivers and trying to make sure the fish are a happy bunch is quite a selfish act for anglers. We have a vested interest in making sure the river is clean and healthy because we want there to be more fish for us to catch. We also do not like [...]
To be fair I was hanging off a bridge trying to take this photo so mucho apologies for it being a bit squint! Top bananas to anyone who can tell me where this is?
~hint~ it is on the Kelvin.
Most anglers in Scotland have used Sepa’s pretty good river level site in the past and I reckon more folk will be using it even more in the future.
There is a full update of the changes to the site here.
For us on the Kelvin there are now three monitoring stations – the lowest [...]
Hello new and old readers – the spring appears to be springing (although we could have -15 temps back any moment).
Just thought I would make a boring old post about housekeeping – don’t panic, do not run away you might actually hear something interesting and possibly slightly controversial – I [...]
It is 22 days until the brown trout season opens – I am hoping to get out after Pike fairly soon however I have a bit of a problem – my waders have a bit of an evil leak in them. Not a horrific leak or anything but certainly a couple of creepers – one [...]
Ok – so you bought the book I suggested yesterday – you will be reading up on all the insects you will probably meet by the river so you will actually have some kind of idea what fly to put on – but what about the times you do not actually see any insect activity [...]
Seriously, if there is one book you are thinking of buying then buy this one – until next week when I tell you to buy another one.
(The image is an affiliate link to Amazon)
Essentially the book breaks down the UK hatches into Spring, Summer and Autumn detailing what [...]
I have no idea what the name is of this wee burn – I don’t even think it has ever been fished – in a serious way anyway! It really is a nice wee urban burn!
So Saturday was the opening ceremony for the River Kelvin – the actual opening day of the Salmon season was Friday however it was a kind of last minute decision to hold any kind of shindig. Anyway, a quick post was made on the Fishkelvin site and some members agreed to pop along at the [...]