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 […]

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 )

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Caddisfly larvae build protective cases using materials found in their environment.

Caddisfly larvae build protective cases using materials found in their environment. Artist Hubert Duprat supplied them with gold leaf and precious stones. This is what they created.

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 […]

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 […]

Giving Some Link Love

Hey guys, you may have noticed I have tidied up the blog a tad and have moved some stuff around and taken away some other stuff. If the site looks strange you will need to clear your cache in your browser however if you just wait a bit it will all sort itself out.

I […]

Kelvinator Requires “Likes” on Facebook!

Alasdair P – Kelvinator supreme has had his recent Salmon submitted to the “Fish of the Month” section of the Glasgow Angling Centre Facebook page

The fish was caught just after some expert told him there were ” Nae fish in there ya fanny…”

Alasdair has ditched his waders in place of Jeans […]

Like an early birthday present…

It is my birthday this Wednesday and I shall be over a hundred years old (late thirties with two young kids).

After my post last week when I posted my wee batch of flies Marcel Karssies through Facebook said he would send me a few in the post – what arrived was a huge goody […]

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 […]

The trouble within FORK?

Meanwhile, what the hell is going down with FORK?

And who's idea was the Cormorant?

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 […]

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