WEird Dream

I am even dreaming about fishing shops now. Last night I had a dream where I was in a small friendly fishing shop. The shop keeper and I leant on the counter and just had a chat; he let me try out rods and showed me how to tie up a particularly tricky fly. I [...]

Oliver Twist !!

So I got my letter back from the ASA today…just the same as the other 28 that complained about the Jamie Oliver advert. Basically it is saying that at no point is Jamie Oliver makes no claims about Farmed Salmon as food!! There is an interesting article you should read being hosted by wildfisher

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Cabelas

I am always intrigued when I hear about this store. I read a lot about it in the forums that I go to and it always seems to have a lot of good priced tackle. There is a couple of things that I would like that I cannot get anywhere else so if anyone actually [...]

New Record Shark 1035lb

A new record shark caught in Nova Scotia. It seems the fish was hooked in the mouth, and towed the boat around for a while , jumping out the water at times. Eventually it drowned. Seems a bit of a sorry picture, I thought sharks were endangered these days.

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Oliver Under Fire

It seems Jamie Oliver is coming under even more pressure. A number of people have complained to the Advertising Standards Authority who were concerned about the validity of the claims that Scottish farmed salmon is “healthy”. Have a gander at this Times Online Article Here is a litte extract

Oliver has also been accused [...]

Yon big waste a space!!

I see that the the Scottish Pairlament has translated part of its website into good ole Scots language

An extract

Walcome til the Scottish Pairlament wabsite

The Scottish Pairlament is here for tae represent aw Scotland’s folk.

We want tae mak siccar that as mony folk as can is able tae find oot aboot whit [...]

Salmon Farms & Jamie Oliver selling his soul to the devil!!

Someone mentioned on a forum that I visit about the new advert for Sainsbury’s supermarket with Jamie Oliver. For those unaware who he is, Mr Oliver is a cheeky cockney celebrity chef. In the advert he is going on about how good the salmon taste and all that jazz. He is also pushing the [...]

May he rest in peace!!

I can see it now “Local Angler Dies in FREAK wader accident” and underneath “possibly a sex maniac” I am stressed out writing an essay that is due in shortly. So before I start for the day I am procrastinating rather heavily. I wanted to try on my new waders again as I am still [...]

New Fly Reel

So after getting my new little six foot 3 weight rod I just HAD to get myself a new reel…..I got this snazzy little number Should look quite nice on the end of my 3 weight. All I need now is one of those dinky little leader links which is just know I will get [...]

Hotties!!!

Nothing beats a hot water bottle or two.. There is something special about a hot water bottle when it is absolutley freezing outside, something that is not captured by an electric blanket. Electric blankets are just plain boring, switch them on switch them off….I am still paranoid after my Granny told me that if you [...]

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