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


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……… […]


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 […]


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 […]

A Walk!!

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!!

Bulbo Toadfoot…..thats my hobbit name that is…..check out your hobbit name HERE

OOhhhhh a picture I didnt post!!

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 […]

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