Its my big 30!

30 on Sunday. Weird. Feel ok about it……how does it go, terrible twenties-dirty thirties…ooer. I have a wishlist set up for familly…….if anyone fancies buying me a book on flies that would be lovely You can see it HERE

Just some books on fly tying n fishin! Most of the Uni work is finished….. I [...]

Correctiony!

Away last year I thought i saw a shoal of Barbel in the Clyde….in the middle of town. Well it turns out that it was in fact Mullet! An angler with a bit of sense mailed me and corrected me.

I have just spent around 10 mins looking for a picture of a mullet

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One week of Uni left!!

Well….I have one week of Uni work proper left before I can start fishing everyday. I have a presentation and two essays and then I am home free. Its strange, The last month or so have been spent in preperation for the season I seem to have learnt a lot. Im looking forward to learning [...]

A Convert!!

A convert to the wonder of the kelvin over here Thats the thing about the Kelvin, people dont notice it for years and when they do……..its amazing…its like a whole new world. Just wait untill he sees an otter

Wandering!!

Went for a wander from Milngavie back along the Allander to where it joins the Kelvin today. A very nice walk. Im always wondering whether its worth casting a fly here…

Well, I know it will be worth it , but it is a fair old treck to get to these parts….

What you [...]

Filming……on Location ;) trout n about

A while ago I recieved a very nice email from a bloke called Paul Campion from ac acoustics here he is …..the one with the cool glasses and the wings out his head Anyway, we met up in a pub and he told me all about making a new telly show all about fly fishing……… [...]

Trees

Here is a nice tree:: I dunno, there is something i LOVE about trees at this time of the year. Something kinda scary even. Its the way they look as if they are ready to just burst into life. There are more leaves around just now….Been raining a couple of days now so the river [...]

A site I noticed!!

Ken from The Draggin’Fly Chronicles left a messege and posted on my blog the other day. I had a wee gander around his site and found a cracking philosophy

Rule 1: Always start fishing with a dry fly

Rule 2: Never fish a fly larger than size 12

Rule 3: Cast at every rise [...]

Rain!!

Its raining……therefore there is a high probability of raging brown torrentness There was a pic of the water level here

See that bump…..that could get worse that could!!….or better….you know what i mean!!

Furled leader

Furled leader arrived yesterday, and im having a play about with it and reading the instructions. I have to apply a short lengh of line to the furled leader as an extender to attach the actual tippet to. Sounds fair enough! But I have been having a little problem here. I was having a little [...]

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