How long do you think your fishing gear should last? Like your rods, reels, waders and boots? I am getting more and more annoyed at the way the tackle industry tries to rip us off and steal (yep steal) our cash. Lets take waders and boots as a classic example. Now, your average waders cost [...]
We have a long time to wait until we can laze in the sun and have views like this again.
Added a new “about” page for new readers
I am trying to blank the whole end of seson situation, as such I have not updated in a while. On Monday I shall be giving Grayling a bash so will see yo then ….
When I started this blog about my exploits down the Kelvin and the other rivers that I fish this was the only dedicated fly fishing blog on the net. Sure there were updated regularly news sites but no actual personal fishing experience blogs. Now there are lots of fly fishing blogs out there, kinda makes [...]
As usual at this time of year I am on the lookout for some good books to read over the winter- that whet my appetite for the coming year.
I was discussing the end of the season with Mike on our last trout session together; we both agreed that we did in fact enjoy the [...]
So Alex and I had some serious small stream action at the weekend, coupled of course with a hefty dose of big river action. The small burn is part of the Kelvin system and had a nice amount of water in it due to there being a spot of rain a couple of days before. [...]
Here is one I missed earlier…..
Landfill activities cause problems for the environment 9 Jun 2006 – Ext01-D01
Landfill less. Recycle more. Protect the environment. This was the message from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) this week, after one of Scotlandâ€™s largest Councils was fined for polluting a major Glasgow river.
Glasgow City Council [...]
An intense three days fishing, where to begin? Well on Friday I decided to hit the Kelvin as I have not fished it in a number of weeks now. A mixture of poor weather and the fact that at the weekends the place is chocka block made me fish other rivers. I decided on a [...]
So just what the monkeys have I been doing? Well, I have had two sessions fishing, one was down at my other river and one was on the tributary that I fish. In fact I would hardly call it a session as it was the first time that I have actually went fishing and only [...]