What Trout Want: The Educated Trout and Other Myths

I see Bob Wyatt has another book out.

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Bob Wyatt is a Canadian who moved to Glasgow and worked at the Art School as a Lecturer, he wrote for Fly Fishing and Fly Tying and came up with some interesting fly patterns.

His previous book is:

It [...]

24ish days until the season opens – buy this book as well!

Ok – so you bought the book I suggested yesterday – you will be reading up on all the insects you will probably meet by the river so you will actually have some kind of idea what fly to put on – but what about the times you do not actually see any insect activity [...]

25 days until the season opens – buy this book!

Seriously, if there is one book you are thinking of buying then buy this one – until next week when I tell you to buy another one.

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Essentially the book breaks down the UK hatches into Spring, Summer and Autumn detailing what [...]

Production Fly Tying – get yer’ vice on!

Time to get the old vise out for the Winter – I fully intend on visiting the Milngavie Fly Tyers again this year if I can find the time the odd Thursday night. Been flicking through my books on fly tying and always find this one a joy..

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Christmas Books

I thought I would make a few posts about Christmas books – in these deep dark winter (and lets not talk about the rain) nights thoughts turn from fishing (unless you are a bit crazy) to a spot of fly tying or even thoughts on tactics for the next season.

So [...]

1001 Posts – Its a boring one!

The trout season is over –that was a bit quick – I feel I have only been out a half dozen times (obviously a bit more) and I certainly have not fished a lot of my usual haunts on the Clyde. It was fun sticking closer to home – The Kelvin and the [...]