It’s all kicking off on the twitter with the Glasgow Angling Centre

It must be difficult for the Glasgow Angling Centre right now trying to choose a fish of the week as folks angling has been curtailed in a major way.  You can tell this because after a recent choice of a well squeezed grayling was chosen legendary fisher,writer and fly tyer Matt Eastham called them out…

Something I posted over at the Kelvin Fisher’s facebook page.

Hiya, I have been fishing the Kelvin now for over twenty years and writing about fishing it over at urbanflyfisher.com for the majority of that time. I was the main drive towards “social media”for the Kelvin – some of you can remember the infamous Kelvin Forum wars we had and some of the characters we…

Seeing them out – the demise of the fishing blog and the rise of the Facebook ignoramus keyboard warrior.

Last week saw a somewhat lively, but productive, Club meeting held during which certain memories touted as fact by some members were proved incorrect, and the misconceptions held by some others dispelled. Thank you to all who attended, it was good to clear the air, though unfortunate that some of those who were the most…

Commercialisation of fly fishing, guides and discarded blogs!

I thought I would have a gander around at the state of the UK fly fishing blog scene seeing as how the forerunner of US blogs “The Trout Underground” has now packed it in. It makes me all nostalgic for the past, about all the blogs that I have seen come and go over the…