Most enjoyable…..kinda

Lovely afternoon down at the Kelvin today. The day was warm with plenty of flies on the water…the only problem being that there was not a lot of fish moving. Still managed to winkle out a couple of brownies and what looked like a little sea trout……..well it was silvery anyway. Met two absolutley sound […]

Who should I vote For?

Who should I vote for? Your expected outcome:


Your actual outcome: Labour -9 Conservative -46 Liberal Democrat 72 UK Independence Party -25 Green 48

You should vote: Liberal Democrat

The LibDems take a strong stand against tax cuts and a strong one in favour of public services: they would make long-term residential […]

New Guestbook entry!!

I recieved this messege in my guestbook so thought I would share it!!

Nigel Simmonds

Hi I lived in Glasgow from 2001 -2003 and had the most amazing capture in the Kelvin just below the yorkhill old mill fisheding at night 11pm (middle of the river wading)saw a salmon leap and hooked it river […]

First outing….first fish!!

So there I was out for a jog…I have a little route that takes me up along the canal and then cuts back along the Kelvin walkway………….dodged a new burnt out car on the pathway…..was agahst at another new burnt out car actaully in one of the pools in dawsholm park and then headed back […]

Rain and muddy water

I might have known. I have had a good few people email me to say that they did exceptionally well at the weekend, great hatches of flies and when I eventually get my ass into gear today this is what i find Thats right, the water is the colour of mud and up about 3 […]

Gagging to go!!

So I have still not been out this year. I dont know what is holding me back seeing as howI am now actually off for a week. The last couple of days were pretty cold so I did not see much point but I got a text off someone who seemed to have a bit […]


As soon as I posted that I may go fishing this week for the first time this season the rain started.

Typical……..bloody typical!!

Kylie is in Glasgow!

It is a lovely day. It is warm outside and if I was at the river I could probably catch a trout on the dry fly. I am pretty sure there would have been a hatch of flies at around miidday. Instead I had to clean out all the junk that has accumulated over the […]

New Season, new Stuff Dammit!!

So the new season has now started and new stuff had to be bought. First of all I have ditched my system of using a tapered braided leader and will now be using a tapered nylon leader and will stick with it. Secondly I went out tonight and bought myself another fly box, a rather […]


First day of the trout season. Rains.


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