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 [...]
Did any of you catch the shenanigans on Radio Scotland today? If not you can listen in again here. Essentially Theo Pike was being interviewed about his book about urban rivers and they asked your truly to fish the Kelvin with there outside reporter Richard Cadey.
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So Sunday was the first trip out of the season – it was a weird hot March day meaning jumpers were off and sun block had to be applied to the face. The Kelvin was stuffed full of fly fishers (or so it seemed) as I met up with Paul, Stephen and later Jim. Two [...]
I am kinda surprised just how hot it is for just after 12 new time. I am sitting here surrounded by spring – insects,birds,smells, spider webs drifting around ….
I have spotted one single rising trout so far just at the tree branch on the water , when it rises again I go for it [...]
Spotted my first rising trout of the season yesterday – I was actually out at Calder Glen Country Park with the kids and went for a walk along the river. There were rising trout in just about every pool.
Of course, I assume this is kinda old news to you guys – forums and [...]