I realised almost instantly that I had made a wrong decision. Ordinarily it would not have mattered I would just give my better half a phone but this time it was different: I had lent her my mobile phone as she was going on a night out. I had arranged for my future mother in [...]
So I went along to one of the Kelvin tributaries for a little evening session, after that heavy rain it was up around a foot and a little dirty. There was fish rising so I knew it was worth a bash.. I was using my little Tea Stick rod which is absolutley perfect for this [...]
Thats a weird expression isnt it, gagging to go fishing? Yes it is!!
Anyway, it has now been raining pretty hard for a couple of days and the Kelvin is unfishable. There is a possibility that one of the tributories will be fishable as long as their is no more rain but I suppose it [...]
So after praying for rain for weeks it finally came, just as I and Alex arrived at the Kelvin. It was pissing it down and to make things even worse I had forgotton my lucky hat! We were doomed from the beginning. Alex even fell in but by this point it did not really make [...]
“I got a new fly rod and reel for my wife…best trade I ever made.” – Thomas Horan
So I managed to wangle an evening session yesterday on the Kelvin. I and another Kelvin fisher decided to head up the Kelvin valley closer to the West End. The trout were spooky and Alex had a new 4 weight that he wanted to christen. It was a nice evening and I managed to get [...]
I want to discuss with you communication difficulties. Now the other day I got SHE WHO MUSY BE OBEYED to give me a lift up to the Glasgow Angling Centre to get some of that sealant stuff for my waders. On the way I mentioned that it would mean that I would be fishing on [...]
So today, I got my gear together for a bit of a walk upstream to where the Kelvin is deep and slow. As I was getting my stuff together I was standing at the bridge in the Vet School under the main road….I heard a voice shout out YOUR SHITE AT FISHIN I looked around, [...]
A man was stopped by a warden down on the Kelvin recently with two buckets of live trout . The warden asked the man, “Do you have a license to catch those fish?” The man replied to the warden, “No, sir. These are my pet fish.” “Pet fish?” the warden replied. “Yes, sir. Every night [...]
So it has been raining a smidgen the last couple of days. I do not think it is enough however to make any difference to the water levels. Fingers crossed that we get some more sustained rainfall!!