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 away from it. I wonder if they encouraged them too […]
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’ roll. I now tell people in work on Mondays that […]
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 chaos outside the city. I was going to tube a […]
About 250 boats, including small ships, yachts and clippers sail up the River Clyde as part of the city’s Commonwealth Games celebrations. I headed down to Bowling on Saturday to catch them before they went under the Erskine Bridge. I was most impressed with the sight – boats hooting, pipers on the decks and people […]
I have already decided that the 2014 season is going to be great!
It is also going to be a bit different as well in that I have bought myself a Snowbee Float Tube
Seriously it is pretty much all I think about on the travel in and home from […]
I could not help but notice the temperature has really taken a dip over the last few weeks and as usual the media are stirring themselves up to a frenzy.
Scotland braced for worst winter in decades
Where the hell am I?
I mean I am aware we had a couple of bad winters […]
Good evenings fishing interrupted by chap with his jeans and pants at his ankles in the bushes, he coughed and tried to pull them up.
I looked him straight in the eye and said “Awright Mate”
He carried on and I fished the pool in front of him.
It was all a bit awkward!
You wont find an older fly fishing blog that is for sure!
So I managed a sneaky wee flexi day from work today purely because of a childcare issue so I was presented with the opportunity to check out the Kelvin as it has pretty much been unmolested from me for a week or so.
Lord Kelvin making a note of how many times he has […]