Shaking off the cobwebs!

It has been an interesting couple of months, I find myself thinking remarkable un-urban thoughts such as where can I get firewood and don’t the stars look nice without their usual haze of urban street lighting. Because of all this I was thinking of re-branding the blog again, not that I won’t be fishing urban but…

Blog Shout Outs!

I am now in my tenth year at this blogging lark and can now look at some of the youngsters and give knowing smiles as they embark on their journeys. Some posts that have caught my eye are: Urban chub fishing among the shopping trolleys It’s a start (Tying for another trout Season ) Late…

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Peeing in waders?

Jeffrey Priest over at Taunted by Waters was talking about how once an angler gets to a certain age having good access (like a zip) in the front of waders can be handy as you need to go for a pee quickly. Getting to the riverbank, taking off your vest, taking down your waders, opening your…

Greetings New People! (and Urban Veterans)

Greeting new readers and urban veterans – if you are a long time reader then do not switch off as you may find out something interesting. Visitors have jumped in the last month or so and I thought I would tell you again how to access the content of Urban Fly Fisher as well as…

Hurricane Bawbag Hits Scotland

Our very own Hurricane has been given a name in true style – personally I noticed it was a bit breezy when a large metal bin went flying down Anniesland Cross high street  towards a gent who then actually punched the thing sending it banging into a taxi. He did not even flinch. The taxi driver was…

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The trouble within FORK?

Meanwhile, what the hell is going down with FORK? Dodgy bookeeping? The Office of the Scottish  Charity Regulator  has refered the Friend’s of the River Kelvin to OSCR Compliance. You will see this if you check out the OSCR website atwww.oscr.org.uk I assume this is due to the fact that FORK has not submitted audited accounts since…