Milton of Fonab Campsite- a poor result

Going up to fish the Tummel next week and looking for a campsite in Pitlochry, I found the Milton of Fonab Campsite which looked ideal so emailed them. I explained that we are a group of anglers, fishing from dawn till dusk but the answer was nope, they do not accept groups of single sex […]

A nice bit….

A nice piece of music to tie flies by….

Competition time !

So today is the start of the Urban Fly fishing on the Kelvin caption competition! The competition is open to anyone, in any country whether I know them or not. It is a simple little caption contest, nothing too difficult I am sure. It is however a caption contest with a twist. YOU choose the […]

Book about the Kelvin

A bit of a repost this but seeing as how I have so many new readers I think it is worth it. Here is a book dedicated to the Kelvin

The book is the first full-length account of the Kelvin. From its source near Kilsyth to its confluence with the Clyde, the Kelvin is a […]

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 […]

Trout Grass

When I got back from my honeymoon sitting on my doormat was a rather nice surprise, a DVD entitled Trout Grass. Written and narrated by David James Duncan. Featuring Glen Brackett, Hoagy Carmichael and Thomas McGuane. Shot on location in Southern China and Montana, Trout Grass documents the transformation of bamboo into a split-cane fly […]

My next purchase? Tea Stick Reel??

I think I just found my next purchase. I have enjoyed using my little bamboo rod a lot this season and I see the same company is now producing reels. I have got to say they look mighty sweet…

It is funny how fishing with bamboo rods is not as popular here in the […]

Fly Fishing Retailers Trade Show | Outside Online

Fly Fishing Retailers Trade Show | Outside Online

I do believe Tea Stick Rods were there as well!

Fishing Fly Stuck in Eye

Fishing Fly Stuck in Eye

I am pretty sure most people have seen this link by now, a reason why people shoudl ensure they wear some kind of eye protection.

The fly looks like a Pheasant Tail Nymph, which reminds me that I should rie up some for next season!

The Salmon Farm Protest Group

Press Release

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE USE – 23rd SEPTEMBR 2005

Bogus report from Scottish Environment Protection Agency

More than 300,000 diseased salmon from Marine Harvest Limited fish farms in the Western Isles have been buried in the machair (gobally important shell-sand dunes and fields) at Kyles-paible near Bayhead on the Island of North […]

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