Rubbish!

So Claire wanted to go to a shop that ran next to one of the Kelvin tributaries. First of all I was impressed as I could see some trout rising right next to a wall that is part of a supermarket. The water “ok” although there was a couple of shopping trolleys and a rather […]

Bought some “stuff”

So I was down in the Glasgow Angling Centre the other day. Honestly, I know I used to slag the place off and it still has no soul but I am slowly warming to the place. A few weeks ago I bought myself a net and a new reel for my Tea Stick Bamboo rod […]

Company struggling to find workers – billingsgazette.com

Company struggling to find workers – billingsgazette.com

You know, if I were single I would bugger off out this country and take up one of those jobs. Fishing Montana for a living………..now that would be some blog

The Lincoln Tribune – News

The Lincoln Tribune – News

PETA Employees Face 31 Felony Animal-Cruelty Charges for Killing, Dumping Dogs

Oh dear, just look at what this animal lovers have been up to now !

Those slow stretches!

A couple of weeks ago I took a walk along the Kelvin to scout out some of the slow deep stretches. The water was pretty murky and there was the inevitable cars and trolleys.. After my success of catch trout on dry flies on these stretches like those I think I will be having another […]

Wonky Fish Photees!!

You may have noticed recently that I have not been posting pictures of fish very much. That is because trying to take a good photee of a trout whilst holding a rod in one hand, being thigh deep in water is damn hard. Add the fact that the fish rarely smiles and sits still for […]

Quote…..which pretty well sums it up!!

A. K. Best: “The Fishing was good, it was the catching that was bad.”

Squirrel Fishing

Squirrel Fishing

Dawsholm park has a good head of Squirrels…maybe I should try this on those dog days!!

THE (ARISING OF THE) KLINKHAMER SPECIAL, by Hans van Klinken

THE (ARISING OF THE) KLINKHAMER SPECIAL, by Hans van Klinken

Hans van Klinken talking about the arising of the Klinkhamer special.

Brown Trout Habitat

Was browsing a forum when I came across a post about this report . It is all about trout conservation and really emphasises habitat over stocking. It gives and example of the three categories that can cause threats to populations of brown trout: harvest, stocking and Environmental degradation. Essentially the Kelvin has threats from all […]

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