Get the wallets oot, it is the new season!

A week or so ago I posted over on the facebook page about how I wondered what the hell a bluetooth nano fly rod was all about? This happened because the Sportfish catalogue fell through the door and I took great delight in flicking through…

Zooming Fly Fishing

Anyway, so i was sitting on my sofa on Thursay night minding my own business watching a bit of telly when my mobile telephone rang – “Alberto Laidlaw” it said on the screen. Alberto is about the closest I get to angling legends apart from…

Winter Isolation and Hibernation.

To my utter shame I have never been a big fan of winter fishing. There is something about winter that forces me to have some down time – maybe it is the cold or the limited opportunities however some switch off time to think about…

Cowal Blunders & other havoc

After a blunder on the cowal peninsula in which I decided to not take any fishing gear with me on a day trip with the family despite being near some lovely rocks at high tide I was gagging for some action when I got home. …

Like a Release!

Pretty much as soon as we were able to, I went fishing! During the whole lockdown my life pretty much did not change, it only got around 10 times harder. The family got up in the morning, got dressed – my wife went to work…

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!

T(r)ying Time!

I am a member of a few fishing groups on Facebook and I look on with envious eyes at their permanent fly tying stations they have in their houses. I look at great wee cabinets that could be converted into a permanent tying station and…