Stonehenge

Aye, so no fishing this weekend. It is like a fine wine I am saving in anticipation of something good. Which is probably why I do not want to go out too soon and blank utterly and freeze my rocks off? Anyway, went for a wee trip down to Birmingham and then to Bath for [...]

ThE CrEeP- coming soon to a river near you!!!

So I suppose I had better post about fishing again soon. It has been a long winter so thanks to people who stick around in the close season. Come open season my visitors always jump up as they know I will start fishing again soon- or at least that thing I call fly fishing- I [...]

A Walk in the Snow!

Will I be fishing on opening day? Well considering Claire and I went for a walk along the banks of the Kelvin and we took a Sled I can with good confidence say no. Most enjoyable though, never seen the Kelvin in snow before! And here is where I will most probably cast my first [...]

YAWN!

Up early and what do I find.. It is a few feet deep in places. Funny how we never seem to get snow like this anymore. I am sure it has got somethhing to do with global warming!

The darkest hour is just before dawn!

So it has been threatening snow for weeks now. It has finally happened, just a few days before the season starts, ah yes the darkest hour before spring is upon us all. I was lying in my bed unable to sleep so thought I would get up for a wee while and browse the net. [...]

Just a few days till its here!

Yup, season starts on the 15th. The forecast is for cold and miserable. My first trip will probably be in two weeks ! Today was supposed to be for Grayling but seeing as how snow was forecast (but not materialised) we decided to just go for a little shopping trip instead

Let me be your Agony Fly Fishing Uncle anytime!

So I get a lot of emails from people. Especially now that the new season is approaching and people are thinking fishy thoughts. My visitor numbers have doubled as usual at this time and so have the emails. Usually they are the usual what flies, what rod variety with the possibility of meeting new people [...]

February Reconnaissance (disguised as a “romantic walk darling” Classy move!!)

I was trying to work out why I have had such a massive jump in visitors to the main Kelvin website and to here over the weekend. Usually visitor numbers dip sat/sun as people are not at work browsing the net catching up on the fishing gossip. I then noticed that the infamous “Trout n [...]

Happy new Ear ! (you heard me)

Happy Christmas, Winterfest etc !

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