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 [...]
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 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 [...]
Went for a little walk today. Walked through the vet school and then up through Dawsholm Park…..it is incredible how close you actually are to city life…
from that ….to this
all in the space of around 15 mins walk. Ive never noticed this tree before.. I actually had to have it pointed [...]
Bulbo Toadfoot…..thats my hobbit name that is…..check out your hobbit name HERE
Was this one here
Looks nice eh. Today when Claire was in the garage i got i went out and had a look down at the river. Seen a trout rise for a fly. Thats like the first rise ive seen all year. Someone mailed me to tell me they got another fish yesterday…..obviously [...]
Updated the site, like I said I went for a walk the other day. You can get it here….on this link
Ive bought one of those furled leaders over at Highlanders site. . They look mighty fine.
They are hand-woven leaders & represent a vast improvement over nylon & braided types. For top water & sub surface fly fishing they are without equal.
Construction…..Take over 90ft of premium nylon, twist & counter twist to form [...]
Went for a walk yesterday down through Kelvingrove Park to scout it out for the new season. Its looking absolutelly lovely.
There is a couple of weirs like this
and there is some lovely fly water all around this area. Those rocks just look perfect for a litte wet fly.
I had [...]
Today I decided I am going to be in a green mood. Therefore the Urban Angling on the Kelvin site will be green as well.