Get the wallets oot, it is the new season!

A week or so ago I posted over on the facebook page about how I wondered what the hell a bluetooth nano fly rod was all about? This happened because the Sportfish catalogue fell through the door and I took great delight in flicking through…

Something I posted over at the Kelvin Fisher’s facebook page.

Hiya, I have been fishing the Kelvin now for over twenty years and writing about fishing it over at urbanflyfisher.com for the majority of that time. I was the main drive towards “social media”for the Kelvin – some of you can remember the infamous Kelvin…

Thanks to Yorkshire Water!

There has actually been many benefits to us anglers thanks to Europe – lots of improvements have been thanks to various European Directives and our improving water quality across our rivers is fantastic for trout and salmon. However in collaboration with Yorkshire Water I am…

January Springwatch

Never let it be said I am not an optimist however I was playing in the garden with the boys today and experienced two signs of Spring. My youngest called me over to the first. I had to peer through my Winter fog brain however…

Different strokes

I have been laying off encouraging the oldest boy coming fishing with me. I have pals with kids in their twenties who do not fish and I always wonder why. Their dads (my pals) tell me they encouraged them when younger however they just drifted…

Glasgow Angling Centre Open Weekend

I had a couple of hours free between dropping the wife and kids off at a party and going to another kids party in the afternoon which I had to attend because it was a family one. My life has now become incredibly rock n’…

Five things I have learned since moving house!

So I moved out the city along the clyde estuary and you would think that this would increase my fishing however this has not strictly been the case. Here are some thoughts. 1. There are actually more people using poor methods to fish and causing…