It has been a slow start to the season – I was full of enthusiasm on Sunday when I hit the Kelvin as I fully expected to see a major March Brown hatch (possibly) however I learned later that all the fly action had pretty much ceased – it turned out the trout did not [...]
You would have thought I could have been a bit quicker with this post however I not only managed to lose my camera charger I also managed to lose my camera data cable – I found the data cable tonight so managed to transfer some photos .
It might LOOK like Summer [...]
What do you get if you cross some first year art school students with some litter and a traffic cone?
You get “El Conio The Magnificent” an explanation of how traffic cones end up in the River Kelvin.
Oh to be a student again – it was a simpler time!
One month until the start of the season and it is still very cold.
I am currently wondering if the temperature is going to rise and give us a good start to the season. The first fly we should all be looking out for are “Large Dark Olives” – an absolutely lovely wee [...]
Seeing as how I do not get a spot to say my piece in the Newsletter before the AGM I thought I would post it here – also I get to say whatever the hell I want as I am no longer an office bearer – sweet!
Having a baby has [...]
It is that time of year again – it is like a scene from Mad Max with people checking in their weapons before entering the Thunderdome – That’s right it is the River Kelvin Angling Association AGM 2010.
It will be held on the 11th February at 7pm at Kessington Hall, 58 Milngavie Road Bearsden. [...]
I know some stairs that lead to a path – you get to the stairs via a busy wee side street. When I was much younger I used to hang around that street corner getting up to mischief. Now pulling my waders on beside my car feels like a bit of mischief – especially if [...]
What a strange season all round – I am not saying it was a bad season – just a very strange one. Dave from Cork noted in the comments that having a child (or several) definitely cut down his fishing time however it made the times he went fishing a heck of a lot more [...]
I went for a walk along the Kelvin today and was pretty shocked by two things.
Firstly, it is bloody Autumn – sure I knew it was on the way however I appear to have missed the actual start of it – one moment I was looking out a pair of shorts for what we [...]
(Preamble – The River Kelvin Angling Association Secretary (Paul Reid) has resigned – this started with Paul wanting anglers to cease set lining and using rod rests on the river. This was seen (I think) as a fly versus other methods vendetta (even though Paul is a metal flinging barbarian) and caused [...]