So I was offered the Cortland Desire 10 foot for a 7 weight rod for review by Keen’s Tackle and Guns and it came kind of a surprise as I did not even know that Cortland make rods. The rod was the princely sum of around £50 which places it just above the budget conscious […]
I bought a weird net off Ebay – I have no idea what I am doing !
I keep thinking about Wrasse!
I may be having some kind of breakdown!
This one is all about dry fly fishing – I bought mine second hand without a cover in a wee bookshop on Otago lane .
(the picture is an affiliate link to Amazon)
I see you can now buy it for the princely sum of 1p plus a couple of […]
Long time sufferers readers will remember my first proper fishing buddy Emanuele who I used to fish the Clyde with around 10 years ago. He buggered off to Hull and has been casting his micro drys on chalk streams to willing huge trout unlike our belligerent Scottish trout.
He has emailed me a few times […]
I was heading out for an evening session and then turned back due to the road being closed. I am at home now as quite frankly it was the last sign I needed that I should just stay home. I had asked everyone I knew today if they fancied joining me however between football and […]
I cannot believe it is that time of year again that I am looking at hats. For around 10 years I used the same baseball cap, my lucky hat, however finally it is looking too tatty for it to be wearable – the peak is slowly easing out the stitching. In the middle of last […]
I like the idea of the new start we have had on the Kelvin and thought it would be nice to commemorate it in some way. I keep hearing about these mythical “Gold Cards” that some guys got years ago when the association was formed and obviously it would be good to have done something […]
Midway through the season I bought myself a wee handheld video cam – this wee thing here:
Kodak PlaySport Zx5 Full HD 1080P, Waterproof, Dustproof and Shockproof – Aqua
I had grand designs of taking some videos throughout the season however this is all I managed!
I have been thinking of getting one of these blow up boats for farting around with the kids when I go on holiday. Also I was thinking about the possibility of taking it out on the canal to get to some of those hard to reach spots with the fly rod. I am looking at […]
Now that Urbanflyfisher has turned the grand old age of a decade I decided that instead of being a grumpy old sod that complains about all the “new” media I should actually embrace some of that shit and created a Facebook Page.
Check that out!
The mighty Jim Burns is on the cover photo […]