Two views , one of the view from the camp …..
And one of my leg in the morning when the evil little bastards descended on me as I was packing the camp up !
If you have never experienced the Scottish midges I assure you it is the quickest route to [...]
Oh the Kelvin fishers, I just love them.
You can even see a "Daily record" tucked into it..
What makes this whole scene a lot more comedic is when you realise the bench is in fact in the middle of a weir…
At least it is a nice view..
It takes the [...]
So after a quick run after work and then a hectic few hours trying to put the boys to bed in this heat I found myself setting up at around half eight, I spoke to a couple of guys with spinning rods who did not have permits and then dived in the water.
It was [...]
How do you deal with poaching? – not the serious big stuff involving nets and and stuff I am talking about the low level stuff involving a guys just fishing the river without a permit?
I managed a couple of hours on Sunday afternoon and it was spoiled by having to talk to a few [...]
So I managed a couple of stolen golden hours after work to try and again tempt some Kelvin trout and to be quite honest I was almost going to be waxing lyrical about spooky trout and pricked lips.
Not my lips, the trout I managed to prick. You see the first few trout that I [...]
The Kelvin trout were especially kind to me today even if the Kelvin itself was not, you see I managed a very quick session after work today and decided to fish an old haunt for quickness.
Yay – a burnt out car – they have been lacking of late!
As soon as I arrived [...]
I posted this over on the FishKelvin site however thought you guys might like to see it as well.
Essentially, the Kelvin legend Jim Burns took a walk up to the infamous Balmore stretch of the Kelvin and noticing the ditch that everyone complains about only goes and builds a bloody great bridge at home [...]
After some back breaking work on the Kelvin putting a bridge across a ditch * I found I had a spare couple of hours to fish the Kelvin.
I arrived at a spot I have only ever glanced at as I hurried past towards other pools however while I have been out for a run [...]
Look, I have kinda given up on reviewing books (although if someone wants to send me one then I am not saying no) however now that “Trout in Dirty Places” by Theo Pike is out I really want you to buy it.
I received my copy on Friday..
As I flicked through [...]