It started off as a Pike fishing trip to the Kelvin. We were supposed to be going to the river to scout out places to spin for Pike, then at a later date to deadbait for Pike. Then when we had actually worked out where the Pike hung out ……fly fish for them. As it […]
So seeing as how I did not get a chance to go for Grayling today I managed to get down to the canal for a few hours in pursuit of Pike….
I was actually suprised by the number of anglers out at the canal today. We met about …………..5 or 6 guys.One of […]
Jeepers. So I headed down to the canal today to have a bash at the Pike. I knew there was plenty of fish in their I just didnt think there was so many. There was massive shoals of Roach……and I seen a several shoals. My spoon was chased by little Perch…….To catch the Pike i […]
Last night I realised that I had not actually caught a fish all year.
You read that correct = all f*cking year!
We are a day away from June and I was damn near on my longest blank of the last 25 years. This is due to the fact that due to a rather nasty […]
I thought I would have a gander around at the state of the UK fly fishing blog scene seeing as how the forerunner of US blogs “The Trout Underground” has now packed it in. It makes me all nostalgic for the past, about all the blogs that I have seen come and go […]
I have been thinking of getting one of these blow up boats for farting around with the kids when I go on holiday. Also I was thinking about the possibility of taking it out on the canal to get to some of those hard to reach spots with the fly rod. I am looking at […]
Do people still buy fishing sets ?
I ask because I have been answering some questions on the forums from new anglers (to the fly anyway) who are needing some advice about what stuff to buy etc and it made me a bit nostalgic.
I can still remember my first ever “spinning rod” and fly […]
Sadly due to the fact my four year old knew there was a soft play around the corner I did not get much of a chance to really enjoy the experience of the Glasgow Angling Centre Open Weekend.
My idea of fun and his are two totally different things. Paul Young […]