Do you ever get days like this?

I want to know how on Monday I managed to blank in such spectacular style. Not on the Kelvin this time but at my other special little place. Last week I at least hooked trout albeit they managed to get away, I had deceived the trout into taking my fly. That was satisfying, even though [...]

Coarse fish on the Fly

I have had a devasting weekend with big fish lost. I have been telling all and sundry that will listen. Be prepared for a mammoth groaning session wher I tell you blow by blow how I lost the biggest trout on the dry fly……with the bent kamasan B100 to prove it !

Meanwhile- here is [...]

Did you know?

The famous physicist William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin was created Baron Kelvin in honour of his achievements, he was named after the river that flowed passed Glasgow University. The Kelvin temperature scale, was named after the little river that I catch trout out of, it was named after its creator Lord Kelvin.

That is what [...]

A letter in my inbox!

Well, it is nice that people are taking the time to use my little contact form. I had this little mail in my drawer (among others) when I arrived home from work today.

peter wrote: Tried to post this on your guestbook but unable to.Just a word of warning to anglers fishing the Glasgow [...]

Contact me!!

I have added a little “contact me” widget in the pages section on the right hand side. Feel free to drop me a line if you have not already and we can talk fish!

Envious!!

Dharma over at The Dharma Blog is just back from a road trip where he doubled the rivers he has fished and caught his first cutthroat!

Carbon Shortage…a follow up!!

A while ago I posted about david norwich who had to increase th ecost of his rods due to a shortage of carbon fibre.

Well as an update he now has a further messege on his website

I REGRET THAT BECAUSE OF LIMITED PRODUCTION AND SUPPLY OF THE CUSTOM CARBON FIBRE PRE-PREG USED FOR [...]

Awright Muckers!!

Not being one to slag off anothers fishing atire I noticed this picture on a forum that I visit..

The DAZ clean shell suit, the matching cap, a cigarette at jaunty angle and the rainbow held like an OUZI…….Bring back the days of tweed jacket and tie…..ach maybe Burberry would be the new tweed.

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Another bad fishing Joke

Standing at the edge of loch Lomond, a man saw a woman flailing about in the deep water. Unable to swim, the man screamed for help. A trout fisherman ran up. The man said, “My wife is drowning and I can’t swim. Please save her. I’ll give you a hundred pounds.” The fisherman dove into [...]

AHA!! Fucking Boots…..I have you now!!!!!

I have located the reason and the actual hole in my waders. I studied the area very very closely and it turns out its my fucking boots. I noticed that the inner sole has slipped making some studs visable…when i ran my finger over them they were pretty raised and had been digging into my [...]

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