Scary wading!

So today I had one of those crazy “I think I am going to drown moments”. I had waded out to the middle of the river that I was fishing. Rather foolhardy really. It was difficult fishing in the wind and you had to get yourself into particular positions to be able to present a [...]

Added small stream photos

I think I fixed all the links……have added small stream photos to gallery, better layout.

I suppose I suppose!!!

So a while ago ……like a good few weeks ago I made plans with a couple of friends to go for a days fishing today. As usuall like the best made plans we did not take into account the weather. It was pouring with rain….in fact it has been raining the last few days so [...]

First Bit of River Fishing in ages

So today was the first bit of proper river fishing ive done in ages. I did not go the the Kelvin but went to another river with a friend. When we got theire the river was still very high but we had travelled a fair old distance so stayed for a good few hours. Enough [...]

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 [...]

Fantastico!…..and leaders!

So I was taken to a spot on another river by a friend on Sunday. What a marvelous place. This part of the river is unnusual in that for a good long stretch it is dotted with lots and lots of bushes and weed beds. It channels the water into not just one flow but [...]

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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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 [...]

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 [...]

River Carron

I passed by the River carron the other day, i quite fancy giving it a little shot. I have two choices. 1 get a lift or 2 get public transport there. iether way i need someone to give me a hand with directions.

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