The Urban Fly Fisher – 10 years old today!

You wont find an older fly fishing blog that is for sure!

 

Thunder n’ lightning, very very frightening!

Some hard work

So I managed a sneaky wee flexi day from work today purely because of a childcare issue so I was presented with the opportunity to check out the Kelvin as it has pretty much been unmolested from me for a week or so.

Lord Kelvin making a note of how many times he has [...]

How to fix a felt sole which has fallen off!

I think I am just unlucky when it comes to wading boots as I appear to be continually fixing felt soles. Last year I spent the first part of the season using glue to stick bits of carpet on to my boots and in years gone by have come home to find felt soles missing [...]

A view from a bridge….

in Kelvingrove Park looking downstream. The river is on its bones

You can see the Giant Hogweed on the left hand bank. It is some size this year…

Looking upstream, as I stood here I noticed some small trout leaping out the water. I was surprised to see a reasonable flow through [...]

Heat!

We have now entered the longest spell of hot weather since 2006 and by heck the rivers (and fishing) show it. This weather is only good for one thing.

Hot weather – only good for one thing!

The level of the Kelvin has dropped significantly and even in the last week the Allander dropped [...]

Too hot for trout!

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Using the big one!

9 hours..

It has been some time since I last fished for a full 9 hours. Over the last couple of years my fishing time has been snatched evenings or a couple of hours after work. Its because of the kids, I want to spend time with them before they grow up.

For this reason I have [...]

Been fishing…

Caught some fish too!

It is a piece of a bridge!

Heading out to the Clyde in an hour or so, will update later!

See ya!