I wish I had my wee sample bottle today – I am pretty sure I witnessed a hatch of Grannom in the Kelvin – I kid ye not!
In spring, the first sedge fly of real importance to river fishers is the grannom, and it causes great excitement both on chalk streams and on rain-fed [...]
The Kelvin was stocked the other night – check it out
So anglers in Scotland are being urged to put back all spring salmon caught due to the runs collapsing – tragic – to be fair I think all Salmon in the Kelvin should be returned – the fact yer granny likes a bit of salmon is not good enough an excuse in my book to [...]
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 [...]