WooHOO

WooHOOO…..nowt to do with fishing at all but I thought you may interested in knowing that I have passed my resits for UNi. This means that I am in fact getting in to my final year. Allso meaning that I do not get a further two summers off which i was looking forward to but [...]

A little bit of exitement!

So I woke up this morning and the weather forecast was for thunder, heavy rain and gales in the afternoon. I wanted to go on a lenghy treck along to a tributory but with the forecast I knew that was out the window. I was going to go to the gym but thought ….what the [...]

Im going out for a run!

Right, Im gagging to get back to the kellie for a bit of dry fly action. I cant be bothered getting all my stuff together heading down there just to find that its all muddy so I have a cunning plan. Instead of heading down to the gym I am going to go for a [...]

Aah the memories!!

All this talk about Pike and the canal made me hunt through my old photos. Here is one of the first fish I ever caught in the canal. A little perch whilst spinning. I remmeber this photo getting taken, there was a thunder and lightening storm going down and as soon as it started the [...]

Im just kinda sorting through it…

Anyway, so I got my spinning stuff out today. Just to kind of look at it..you know. Still got some of those old spoons as well. Ive got two spinning rods actually. I doubt I will ever get rid of them……I cant remmember the last time I used them..probably on the Leven a good few [...]

Strange day!

So I had a strange day at the river today. I left the house at around 4pm…it had been warm and muggy all day. Almost as soon as i got to the river it started to rain. I didnt bring a jacket….all i had on was my waistcoat and waders. No hat. Anyway, I was [...]

Pop star joins fight to save teashop from homes threat – Evening Times

Pop star joins fight to save teashop from homes threat – Evening Times

I see some new flats are being built next to a rather nice spot on The Kelvin. There are people demonstrating about this and have put up banners..

Its a damn shame that the flats are being built. Not only is it [...]

stats!

I had a wee gander on my stats and I see I am fast approaching my 2000th visitor since…………hmmmm….April!! Im considering celebrating this by smoking a fine cigar on the banks of the kelvin (where else) if anyone has a better idea mail me or leave a messege! to mail me by the way it [...]

Whiting Golden Badger!!

So I got my Whiting Golden Badger saddle today….im very impressed. I knew the actual hackles would be longer but they are ridiculously long and thin you really can tell the difference in quality. It cost just under 15quid and i got it off ebay sent from the states. The colours are simply fantastic…..im going [...]

Bob Wyatt!!

So I see Bob Wyatt has his book coming out soon. I was having a read at this months Fly Fishing and Fly Tying magazine and he had an article about Grey Dusters. He ties a variant called a “Dirty Duster” ….

…..This is one of the flies (not the ACTUAL fly, this is [...]

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