Get the wallets oot, it is the new season!

A week or so ago I posted over on the facebook page about how I wondered what the hell a bluetooth nano fly rod was all about? This happened because the Sportfish catalogue fell through the door and I took great delight in flicking through…

Signs of Life

It is April and that means that everything is now waking up – the birds are in the trees (I can now hear the woodpeckers) and I spotted my first olive on my wee burn yesterday. A fallen tree branch is across the main pool…

Blog Shout Outs!

Blogs I read: Bure Boy Blog Becks and Brown Trout Diary of a Riverkeeper on the River Test, Hampshire

Different Days

I managed to sneak away from work an hour early on Friday and was soon at the salt for the correct state of the tide. The wind was blowing hard on this side of the peninsula and the waves were fair crashing across the wee…

Speculative casts

There is a bay that I know which I sometimes drive past. I decided that this might be a good place to go for a speculative cast. I took a note of the what state the tide was at and was there sharpish after getting…

Out and about!

The plan was to use some of my new flies down in the salt for Sea Trout. This is mainly because due to the current restrictions I am unable to get to any actual rivers to cast a fly. As much as there are  many…

March 15th fast approaching!

I used to take the day off on March the 15th to get out and do some trout fishing after the long winter. Then I realised that there was not much point as the “real” action actually started at the start of April – the…

Zooming Fly Fishing

Anyway, so i was sitting on my sofa on Thursay night minding my own business watching a bit of telly when my mobile telephone rang – “Alberto Laidlaw” it said on the screen. Alberto is about the closest I get to angling legends apart from…