Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-05-02

It is overcast and mild … could do with a little more heat however it is my birthday and I am hitting the river for an hour or so! # Got rained on and seen one fly .. # Consistent good temps over next few days .. overcast and high pressure …. guess who […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-25

The gods have made it rain and cold! Is volcanic ash the problem? # Just seen my first trout of the year rise … it was on a wee burn I pass on the way to work! # Rio heard my complaints about tippet and kindly sent me some to review! #

Slow Start – First Trout!

It has been a slow start to the season – I was full of enthusiasm on Sunday when I hit the Kelvin as I fully expected to see a major March Brown hatch (possibly) however I learned later that all the fly action had pretty much ceased – it turned out the trout did not […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-18

Going to Glasgow angling centre to buy tippet … but what make? # Two chaps say Rio.. that will be next if the current frog hair turns into mush! # Drinking red wine and eating tapas! # Drinking too much wine .. people are questioning my ability to fish tomorrow! # Now moved on […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-11

Is set lining just a Scotland thing-sticking a worm and a weight on some line and chucking it into a river or lake does not seem fun to me! # The river leven.. another urban river .. # For the love god I need to catch a trout ! # I just had […]

Vet school

I am down at the vet school for a walk… the joys of mobile internet!

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-04

Clocks changed last night… means the fish get a longer time in bed and may make em less grumpy! Me? I am going pike fishing! # Just back from first trip of the year … a fair few pike caught .. full report to follow on blog! # Power cut last night … told […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-21

I would love to know how crap like this ends up in our rivers .. surely it takes less effort going to the dump! # More litter next to a burn that I pass! # Spring .. let's not get too cocky .. in like a lamb out like a lion! # […]

Would you eat human flesh?

I mean seriously – lets say it was an experiment totally sanctioned by the health board right – lets say they needed a half dozen people to eat a slice of human flesh for some totally unknown reason – you are not actually told what the reason is other than the test is not whether […]

El Conio The Magnificent

What do you get if you cross some first year art school students with some litter and a traffic cone?

You get “El Conio The Magnificent” an explanation of how traffic cones end up in the River Kelvin.

Oh to be a student again – it was a simpler time!