So the wee River Kelvin Forum is going from strength to strength with around 170 members already – we have a nice little community gathering together talking about ….well all kinds of things really! We are discussing naming pools and areas on the river as well as making a hatch chart – we have enlisted [...]
The day was overcast, warmish (around 12 degrees), a little windy, there was the odd olive on the water (big ones too), the water was giving off its usual smell – they don’t call it the Smelly Kelly for nothing – anyway, to cut a long story short I caught one trout on a nymph [...]
OK – so the official site is coming along nicely although I have ran out of a bit of steam – Oh sure, I am still plodding away with the \”serious stuff\” however I want you guys to remember that there is a photo gallery over there.
Now – I would like all Kelvininators [...]
While fishing the river today I looked up……”Good Grief” I exclaimed….”I don’t believe it” – “It cant be..”
The most amazing sight in Nature – the nesting of a “Computeras Chairus”
David Attenborough eat yer heart out – you guys would rather see this than some crocodile – right?
Check it out – over on the Official Site.
I went for a wee fish before it and caught hee haw – the sun was on the water, only seen a few olives coming off – the one trout I did see consistently rising a guy kept casting a worm at it (I kid ye [...]
I am trying to put together a hatch chart for the River Kelvin. Over the years I have noticed people reporting various hatches at different parts of the river. What I would like to do is collect as much information as I can this season and then create a hatch chart. I am expecting to [...]
So I decided to take a walk along the Kelvin walkway as it was a glorious Sunday – hardly a cloud in the sky and very spring like. It was also pretty chilly – maybe sitting around the 7-9 degree mark. As I walked along it was pretty obvious the river is not ready yet [...]
They will take no prisoners – Hells Bells – I will probably have to buy a permit this year!
How exactly does one go about naming pools?
Is it through history that the accepted name for a pool comes into being or can they be made up on the spot. There have never been any formal names for pools or areas on the Kelvin and I wondered whether we could try and gather as [...]