It has been some time since I last fished for a full 9 hours. Over the last couple of years my fishing time has been snatched evenings or a couple of hours after work. Its because of the kids, I want to spend time with them before they grow up.
For this reason I have [...]
Caught some fish too!
It is a piece of a bridge!
Heading out to the Clyde in an hour or so, will update later!
It was a hard day even with good conditions. By good conditions I mean the temp hovered around the 17c point with some cloud cover – sure it was bright however we did have spells where the sun was covered. We fished a big river which had just recovered from a spate and [...]
Pro Fucking Tip: If your pregnant wife is 3 days over her due date and she gives you permission to go fishing no matter what the conditions you just go – no questions!
Let us continue…
Let is just say this is the water photo – get that out the way!
Anyway – on the day of the royal wedding we ended up heading to the Clyde to get away from the madness. The forecast looked positive and we were full of hope on the journey down – it was overcast and it looked like it was going to heat up gradually. Even when [...]
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 [...]
You would be forgiven with thinking that I have done pretty much no fishing over the last couple of weeks – you would in fact be wrong – I have had two trips after trout – one to my small shit pipe stream and one to the Clyde.
The Shit Pipe Stream was weird – [...]
Apologies to folk who received a rough draft of this post by email.
A cold front started to move in over the weekend – the reasonable temps of last week gave way to temps in the single figures Saturday and Sunday – Saturday I went to the Zoo (and ran into Mike from Tamanawis at [...]
While all you suckers were out working last week I took the day off and ended up with a mid week belter of a session on the Clyde – overcast and warm conditions (the river was also a little high and coloured) meant I caught around 2 dozen trout on the dry fly [...]
Bemused at lack of trout action…