First Wedding Anniversary

So today is my first wedding anniversary. How a year flashes past when you are having fun

Fly Tying – Glasgow- Milngavie

New fly tying night- running initially for 10 weeks every Thursday from the 11th January – location will be Milngavie, Thursdays at 7pm – 10pm. Cost will be £3 per visit It is our hoped there will be a monthly speaker and a beginners class. They are happy to accommodate anyone who wishes to learn […]

Dont bow to the Lords of Tackle

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 […]

Times past

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

Added a new “about” page for new readers

End of Season thoughts 2

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 ….

Tracking Blogs

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 […]

End of season thoughts 1

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 […]

Baws tae that…

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. […]

Glasgow fined for polluting the Kelvin

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 Scotland’s largest Councils was fined for polluting a major Glasgow river.

Glasgow City Council […]

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