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 […]
You know – a thought struck me the other day – I know absolutely nobody that owns a Hardy fishing rod.*
I am not talking about hand me down rods or older rods bought on eBay – I am talking about brand new rods (and reels for the matter) that people are […]
So I needed a new pair of Polaroid’s – in fact I needed two pairs – a pair with light lenses for low light conditions and a pair with dark lenses for…..you guessed it, bright light conditions.
Usually I would just head off to my local boots and try and find a pair that will […]
OK, its winter and you know what that means for Pike fly fishing – yup, casting enormous flies towards particularly belligerent pike which are sulking near the bottom of their frigid home – you will be using intermediate or sinking lines and will need a 10 weight to manage the harsh conditions that […]
Ok, so it had to happen – I became all tackle tarty and just had to get my hands on a dedicated Pike fly rod – well I got two in fact however this review is dedicated to the fairly new on the market Loop Pike Booster.
If big toothy critters is the […]
As I was watching the new offering from Charles Rangeley-Wilson I was trying to work out how the guy consistently gets it right when so many other fishing programs get it wrong.
I mean you have only to look at the recent fishing programmes on terrestrial television to see how it’s not […]
Hum ho – just back from a cold day after Pike – more on that later.
Thought I would let you know about some up coming reviews regarding the rods and reel I use for fly fishing for pike.
Vision Koma Reel
Loop Pike Booster Rod 9 foot for an 8/9
Esox Lucius Pike […]
So I have now used my Orvis Troutbum 8 foot 4 weight for the best part of a season – I had been looking for a nice four weight for lazy days on the Kelvin as well as something for low water conditions on the Clyde. It must be said that I am no expert […]