This is totally shite!

What feels like an age ago and was in fact only a month or so ago life was fairly normal.

Ever the optimist I was filling my trout box and sorting out my loch gear – I had tied a lot of fun wee spiky things and also collected loads of nymphs which […]

Stay at home

Treat people like they’re all infected with some virus that’s going to kill you and we’ll be over this in no time.

Kaboom – 2020 Trout Season

I have been busying away at the vice tying up wee spiky things and have also been sorting out my gear. Thanfully river trout fishing tends to lend itself to isolation so at least we have got that going for us!

Querencia – a video!

A lovely video that highlights the small village of Questa, New Mexico and shows its resiliency and willingness to rebuild itself based on the impressive natural surroundings it is nestled in. Of course, it involves a native fish and some fishing.

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A tale of two fishing AGM’s

I attended two annual general meetings over the last month. One was for the Kelvin where I retained my post as Vice Chair and the other was the Cove and Killcreggan Angling Club of which I am a member.

They could not have been any more different.

At the Kelvin meeting the general rumblings […]

The Spiky Box

My Spiky box is coming along just nicely thank you very much.

Spiky Box

I do love an easy tied spiky fly and the rough water sedge fist the bill just nicely. I know some rapids and pocket water where they are going to be well used.

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Spain, A Fly Fishing Paradise?

Now that Brexit has finally hit us you would think that we do not actually like our friends on the continent. Nothing could be further from the truth especially when they have such good fishing on offer.

I was contacted by Adrian over at Pyrenees Fly Fishing and asked if I would write […]

And now the Wild Fishing Forum is shutting down ..

The blogging fly fishing scene is pretty much wiped out these days. All the guys that started not long after me are now long gone and I appear to have outlasted most of the the other fishing bloggers that thought they would have a go. The blogs that I used to regulary visit are […]

Step by Step

Do you remember when to learn how to tie a fly you had to look at a series of pictures to understand the technique?

Now when you lookup how to tie a particular pattern you are directed to YouTube with half a dozen guys showing you how it is done.

This is […]

Winter Kelvin