Greetings New People! (and Urban Veterans)

Greeting new readers and urban veterans – if you are a long time reader then do not switch off as you may find out something interesting. Visitors have jumped in the last month or so and I thought I would tell you again how to access the content of Urban Fly Fisher as well as…

Shock Expose:Hardy used subliminal sex messages in its adverts!

(I wrote this post back in February 2011 – I have no idea whether they still use sex to sell fly fishing gear #grin#) Oh Hardy – you used to be all butlers and stupidly expensive reels – where did it all go horribly wrong? So I got home from a hard day of shopping…

Skunked!

Awake at 4am. Picked up at 5.55am Arrived at 6.30am It rained on and off. Cast over a hundred times with streamers and an amazing popper that went Gloop, Gloop, Gloop! Caught one Pike of a few pounds. Left the loch at around 10am. Alex turned to me and said “that was totally shite”. I…

On being asked for a permit..

The river remains best suited to Salmon fishers after another downpour of rain.   Just to show that a committee members life is not all cocaine fueled wild parties here is an image of a meeting in the Islay Inn involving some of the committee members discussing recent events on the river. The Islay Inn in case you did not know is the…

Curry Rods!

Tonight (Tuesday) was pretty good. I have been in communication with a reader who very kindly swapped his old Greys GRX for a filleting knife (I had to press the swapped part). Dougie fishes lakes and lochs mostly and had also neen stung by the appalling Hardy/Greys total disregard of their agreements and promises when putting…