So BBC weather said it was going to be sleeting today, ha that is a laugh: considering as how my first trip of the season was cancelled because of this. At around 1430 today it was actually quite warm with a little sun on the water. I could certainly imagine large dark olives hatching in […]
I am going to be good to Bob Wyatt and plug his book. I am sure I did so in the past but as these plugs go around in full circle as new readers get picked up I felt it was worth it again. For my American readers this is one of those books you […]
So I finally had to close my guestbook and start again. The type of guestbook I used was getting hit with a couple of hundred spam entries a week, this was making me annoyed. Unfortunately I have now lost all the entries that were real. In fact at the last count I had well over […]
Spending a few days down here in Birmingham…..and what do you know- Spring has given this kneck of the woods a bypass as well. Good show- cheers me up no end!
So I suppose I had better post about fishing again soon. It has been a long winter so thanks to people who stick around in the close season. Come open season my visitors always jump up as they know I will start fishing again soon- or at least that thing I call fly fishing- I […]
Will I be fishing on opening day? Well considering Claire and I went for a walk along the banks of the Kelvin and we took a Sled I can with good confidence say no. Most enjoyable though, never seen the Kelvin in snow before! And here is where I will most probably cast my first […]
Ah yes, a happy Monday morning to you all!
I was looking through my photographs when I came across this. It says:
In memory of Julie Nybo & “Titch” who loved the estate. March 2003
I often take photos of random objects thinking that I will post and blog about them and then forget, […]
So this year I am determined to actually identify the flies on the water. Last year at the start of the season the trout were going crazy for the large dark olives, so I have been tying up many patterns. I suppose fly identification and fly fishing go hand in hand! Therefore I have been […]
Here is a book I highly recommend to all new fishers of rivers.
Or for that matter those just wanting to brush up 🙂
BBC NEWS | UK | Extra fish planned for UK rivers
I am a firm believer that young people should have a hobby and this just proves it. It is allso good to see they are highlinghting fishing as being one of the most popular leisure pursuits, helping sustain 20,000 jobs in the industry and […]