May he rest in peace!!

I can see it now “Local Angler Dies in FREAK wader accident” and underneath “possibly a sex maniac” I am stressed out writing an essay that is due in shortly. So before I start for the day I am procrastinating rather heavily. I wanted to try on my new waders again as I am still [...]

New Fly Reel

So after getting my new little six foot 3 weight rod I just HAD to get myself a new reel…..I got this snazzy little number Should look quite nice on the end of my 3 weight. All I need now is one of those dinky little leader links which is just know I will get [...]

Hotties!!!

Nothing beats a hot water bottle or two.. There is something special about a hot water bottle when it is absolutley freezing outside, something that is not captured by an electric blanket. Electric blankets are just plain boring, switch them on switch them off….I am still paranoid after my Granny told me that if you [...]

Gartnaval Pond

There is a large pond near to where I live next to a hospital. The pond was just a featureless concrete bowl that was half filled with stagnant water. The was swans in their as well……vicious ones at that..they would peck your lunch out your hands. There was a big sign up that said “DO [...]

Glasgow Fly Dressing Club

You may remember I went along to the West Of Scotlands Fly Tyers guild night to see Charles Jardine tie some flies. Well, the night has now stopped but restarted under the guise of Glasgow Fly Dressing Club It is a good excuse to talk about fishing and have an odd pint…….and I suppose to [...]

I couldnt help it!!

Ok, Ok….so I packed away all my fishing gear…hung up my waders to dry..inside and out (dont want them rotting away when im away) in preperation for going away for a few weeks. Today it turned out lovely so I went fishing. The water is still quite murky and didnt do as well “big” fish [...]

A little bit of exitement!

So I woke up this morning and the weather forecast was for thunder, heavy rain and gales in the afternoon. I wanted to go on a lenghy treck along to a tributory but with the forecast I knew that was out the window. I was going to go to the gym but thought ….what the [...]

Im going out for a run!

Right, Im gagging to get back to the kellie for a bit of dry fly action. I cant be bothered getting all my stuff together heading down there just to find that its all muddy so I have a cunning plan. Instead of heading down to the gym I am going to go for a [...]

Aah the memories!!

All this talk about Pike and the canal made me hunt through my old photos. Here is one of the first fish I ever caught in the canal. A little perch whilst spinning. I remmeber this photo getting taken, there was a thunder and lightening storm going down and as soon as it started the [...]

Im just kinda sorting through it…

Anyway, so I got my spinning stuff out today. Just to kind of look at it..you know. Still got some of those old spoons as well. Ive got two spinning rods actually. I doubt I will ever get rid of them……I cant remmember the last time I used them..probably on the Leven a good few [...]

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