Fishing blogs I think kick ass!

To be honest I think loads of blogs rock however I thought I would highlight a few here that really shine for me. I wish we had some kind of fishing oscar ceremony to show off these guys however we don’t so you will just have to put up with me telling you.

North Country [...]

Urban Fly Fisher Kicks Ass!

Hello new and old readers – the spring appears to be springing (although we could have -15 temps back any moment).

Just thought I would make a boring old post about housekeeping – don’t panic, do not run away you might actually hear something interesting and possibly slightly controversial – I [...]

A jaunt up the Kelvin…Video Nasty!

Kelvinator Alasdair P posted a nice wee video in my Kelvin Forum of several of the runs and pools at the lower end of the river – pretty much from the Clyde and then up a few miles.

He has very handily named all the pools and areas – If you do not fish the [...]

Winter solstice … over the hump!

That’s it folks – we are over the hump.

From now on the days are longer and we are heading towards spring – seeing as how it feels like yesterday we were fishing for the trout with dry flies I am hoping that spring will zoom upon us equally as fast !

http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/december-solstice.html

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Christmas is coming…an idea to slash the possibility of dodgy fishing presents!

It is December and we are now well on the way to Christmas! This leaves us as anglers a problem – well meaning relatives that attempt to buy us something to do with our hobby however actually buy us something pretty crap.

People that know me know I loathe a spendthrift – which is pretty [...]

Urban Fly Fisher = Fly fishing blogs to be reckoned with (one of them)

Anyway, I was reeling to find out that Urban Fly Fisher was not included in the “13 fly fishing blogs & e-zines to get you through winter” but then after reading them noticed there was a distinct US bias – and we all know what the US think of us eh?

#Smile# – Only kidding [...]

Crayfish problem highlighted in the Herald!

My Goodness- two posts in a day – you guys must be reeling.

Anyway – I got into work this morning and recieved a text from my boss telling me I was in the Herald. Thinking “what have they found out about me” after all now Tommy Sheridan is out the spotlight the media must [...]

Fish shrink during harsh winters !

Ha!

Earth News

So we actually have a scientific reason why I failed to catch any big trout this season – it has to do with the very cold winter.

The scientists, based in Norway and Finland, discovered that juvenile brown trout reduced in length by as much as 1cm – a shrinkage of approximately [...]

Rivers on the Edge

A disturbing video from Charles Rangeley – Wilson

Kelvin.23

OMG – I so want one:

It is like a hungry need!

Features:

Cast aluminium body 16 Essential CRV screw driver bits Convenient 6ft/2m tape measure Steel hammer surface Screw driver locks at 90 degree angle for extra torque Powerful alloy magnets to hold loose screws Snap action screw driver folds away when not [...]

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