To be fair there has been a plethora of water photos over the last few weeks however I made a commitment damn it and it shall continue.
The last two sessions I have been out after the green beasts I have blanked enjoyed looking at the scenery and marveling at mother nature and the last [...]
Trout Rising: (est) 23
Number of total casts: (est) 150
Number of casts to individual fish: 8
Fly changes: 4
Smallest fly used : size 20
Trout caught : 1
Sweary words: 6
Salmon seen: 1
Call to Alan Atkins to tell him about Salmon: 1
Number of Trootsies spooked: 0 (note: they [...]
So I have been thinking recently about how to get the boy interested in fishing. I have heard far too many stories about how fathers can stuff their hobby down their kid’s throat and thus put them off it totally. I certainly do not want to do that. I suppose there is no [...]
I admit I have no experience of this so am about to but this book:
(The picture is an amazon affiliate link)
You see, there is this huge shoal of roach on the canal that are taunting me every time I walk past – I know they can be caught [...]
So Sunday night I decided on a dusk session on the Kelvin – it was another good session with lots of trout caught. No big ones this time – as I walked up the river there was a chap fishing down and across through the pool I wanted to stake out – this [...]
It was a hard day even with good conditions. By good conditions I mean the temp hovered around the 17c point with some cloud cover – sure it was bright however we did have spells where the sun was covered. We fished a big river which had just recovered from a spate and [...]
I thought I would check in to see how the Kids and the Kelvin project is doing over at there site.
Quite frankly I think it looks great fun – he has somehow managed to convince the Teachers that keeping a hatchery in the classroom and then releasing the fish into feeder streams is a [...]
You know – I may just have had one of the best holidays in a long time, it was a great mixture of family fun (own plus the in-laws) at Center Parcs and some unexpected big trout action on the Eden with Matt from the North Country Angler blog.
Before my [...]
So I had one evening to go fishing and consequently a decision to make – would it be Pike or Trout?
It was the conditions that made me wonder – you see I pretty much can only get out after 7pm once the boys are put to bed which pretty drastically cuts down on fishing [...]