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 [...]

Yowzers!!

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 [...]

Figures!!

First day of the trout season. Rains.

Figures!

THE LAW

Oh yea, people ask me why I dont like people bait fishing. Actually I dont mind people fishing bait. It is people fishing with a SET LINE that I do not like. I regulary talk to guys fishing bait down on the river, generally that use floats and maggots/worms.wasp grubs. Pretty skillful guys and do [...]

Not being one….

Not being one to blow my own trumpet but I got a mention in the Scotland on Sunday newspaper on………er Sunday! He was talking about Bob Wyatt……but mentioned the blog

You can view the scanned article here which was kindly sent to me by Tom over at A View From the Bridge

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