Radio Blunders & Sunny Weather

Well? Did any of you catch the shenanigans on Radio Scotland today? If not you can listen in again here. Essentially Theo Pike was being interviewed about his book about urban rivers and they asked your truly to fish the Kelvin with there outside reporter Richard Cadey. Anyway, go and listen to it if you have not already…

Tomorrow ( 28th March), 10:30 on BBC Radio Scotland

Angler Theo Pike talks about fishing for trout in city rivers, plus travel writer Alison Rice looks at fitness holidays, and hear from Mrs Brown’s Boys star Brendan O’Carroll. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01dtpjm Listen in for a special surprise!  

Boots on, hats on heads, Polaroids at the ready and………..GO GO GO!!!!

So Sunday was the first trip out of the season – it was a weird hot March day meaning jumpers were off and sun block had to be applied to the face. The Kelvin was stuffed full of fly fishers (or so it seemed) as I met up with Paul, Stephen and later Jim. Two…

By the Kelvin …

I am kinda surprised just how hot it is for just after 12 new time. I am sitting here surrounded by spring – insects,birds,smells, spider webs drifting around …. I have spotted one single rising trout so far just at the tree branch on the water , when it rises again I go for it…

Rising Trout!

Spotted my first rising trout of the season yesterday – I was actually out at Calder Glen Country Park with the kids and went for a walk along the river. There were rising trout in just about every pool. Of course, I assume this is kinda old news to you guys – forums and trout…

Success and Failure!

Lets start with the failures shall we – so I popped into the Glasgow Angling Centre on my way home from work to buy some replacement felt soles (they don’t sell em’) and to drop off some Kelvin permits only to find it was the first day of the “open weekend”. I am glad it was a…