In Birmingham!

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!

Ta Ta

ThE CrEeP- coming soon to a river near you!!!

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 [...]

A Walk in the Snow!

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 [...]

In Memorial

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, [...]

Matching the Hatch

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 [...]

Small Stream Fishing

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

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 [...]

Sorry about the everything going wonky!

If you have been using IE you may have noticed that the sidebar went a bit wonkey around a week ago. The sidebar ended up away down on the page. This is because of a wonky bit of code somewhere that jiggered everything up. As I use firefox I did not notice, it was just [...]

The world NEEDS a bad day fishing!

A nice post over at Muskoka Outdoors Blog

Riverkeeper.co.uk

If there is something I like, other than a bargain, it is good service. I have written about Riverkeeper before but thought I would again just in case you missed it. It is now nearly the start of the season and I am doing my usual getting my tackle sorted out, what I need new [...]

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