So toninght I am driving down to Birmingham to see some family. I managed to wangle my way out of work early so instead of tidying up my house I decided to do what any normal fly fisher would do with mounting laundry responsibilities – I went fishing.
I would like to say I caught [...]
I decided to stick to my plan for the first day of the season yesterday and head up to a tributary of the Kelvin. My other pals decided to hit the main river full force – I decided a more leisurely few casts with my bamboo rod was more in the spirit of things, a [...]
16 Days to go and the broonie season will be upon us.
I mind it was like this last year …..and then suddenly we get snow.
I hope its not the same this year !
Â I was at my fly tying class last week and I was asked the question that I just hate trying to answer. Before I tell you the question maybe I should say that I am being slightly hypocritical as I asked this question at the start of my forays on the river bank. To [...]
I was thinking about last spring and how this yearÂ is shaping up to be the same. Last year Spring did not really happen, we had a winter until around the end of April and then we had a long hot summer. The true classic spring just did not happen. Last year it was April [...]
So I have been getting a little envious of all the patter going down on some of the blogs and websites that I read. Tom Chandler over at Trout Underground has good patter and affectionately calls his readers “Undergrounders”. I like that; its a good ways of making people feel welcome and part of a [...]
Yes, ladies and gentleman â€“ it is the event you have all been waiting for â€“ it is the annual funtastic, arguemastic AGM of the River Kelvin Angling Association. It shall be featuring the usual mix of loveable miscreants from Glasgowâ€™s underworld of fishing â€“ full of opinions and ideas for the coming year or [...]
So more Salmon than ever are running the Kelvin â€“ this means more fisherman will be going after them. With this news I am rubbing my hands in glee as Salmon are a fish I have no interest in catching. Well, when I say that, what I mean is I have no interest other than [...]
So I received this interesting comment today in an old post….My numbering is in bold so that I can add comments appropriately
Comment by icatchkelvinsalmon
10/1/2007 @ 4:55 pm
â€œ18031 Comment by kevin
26/4/2006 @ 10:44 am
you said the river at the Vet School was busy?â€¦was it busy with salmon anglers? are the salmon [...]
So members of the River Kelvin Angling Club will soon be receiving the annual reports and accounts of the club. It is also the notice of when the AGM will be taking place. Last week I received a letter stating the AGM would be taking place on Thursday 25th January at 7 pm in Partck [...]