Cleaning out our rivers and trying to make sure the fish are a happy bunch is quite a selfish act for anglers. We have a vested interest in making sure the river is clean and healthy because we want there to be more fish for us to catch. We also do not like [...]
Hello new and old readers – the spring appears to be springing (although we could have -15 temps back any moment).
Just thought I would make a boring old post about housekeeping – don’t panic, do not run away you might actually hear something interesting and possibly slightly controversial – I [...]
It is 22 days until the brown trout season opens – I am hoping to get out after Pike fairly soon however I have a bit of a problem – my waders have a bit of an evil leak in them. Not a horrific leak or anything but certainly a couple of creepers – one [...]
Ok – so you bought the book I suggested yesterday – you will be reading up on all the insects you will probably meet by the river so you will actually have some kind of idea what fly to put on – but what about the times you do not actually see any insect activity [...]
Seriously, if there is one book you are thinking of buying then buy this one – until next week when I tell you to buy another one.
(The image is an affiliate link to Amazon)
Essentially the book breaks down the UK hatches into Spring, Summer and Autumn detailing what [...]
Slagging off the people that are in control of your fishing appears to be in vogue these days (plus I need to try and get together my hosting fees) – so I thought I would jump on the bandwagon in my own, dare I say, capitalistic, style – yes that is correct you can now [...]
It is December and we are now well on the way to Christmas! This leaves us as anglers a problem – well meaning relatives that attempt to buy us something to do with our hobby however actually buy us something pretty crap.
People that know me know I loathe a spendthrift – which is pretty [...]
Willie Yeomans (the River Clyde Scientist who is obsessed with Crayfish and who thinks I need to start jogging) posted in the forum about a new post that has arisen for someone who would like to become a “Kelvin Catchment Trainee”
Job title – Natural Communities Trainee: Kelvin River Catchment . Based in Glasgow.
I hear lots of people complaining they do not know how to fly fish – here is a recent addition to the dummies collection – finally one dedicated to fly fishing.
You can click the book to buy from Amazon.
Oh man – with Christmas coming up I am sure all the relatives are wondering what to buy the folk that fish – they could do a lot worse/better than this sweet belt buckle -:
That looks like one pissed off fish that’s all I can say – a reviewer on Amazon stated the [...]