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 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
So the AGM of the Kelvin was last night. I wonder sometimes, I really do. First of all we had the proposition to make the stretch at the vet school fly only. This I admit was mostly my idea. That part of the river is pretty much hammered not just by the odd guy but […]
Red Wine….love the stuff. Once I start I cant stop. I mean well…….a couple of (decent) glasses is like half a bottle right? If you keep it for another day but with a stopper in it will taste just as nice, if not better. Better because the air has had a chance to get around […]
And theres more!
When you go fishing and you catch something, that’s good. If you’re making love and you catch something, that’s bad.
Fish don’t compare you to other fishermen neither and don’t want to know how many other fish you caught.
In fishing you lie about the one that got away. In loving you […]
Big Atlantic Salmon Runs Foster Hope for Fish
Last year a silver tide of salmon flooded many rivers in Europe and North America. Scotland, Iceland, Canada, and other countries reported big gains in the number of Atlantic salmon returning to their native rivers.
The strength of these runs offers hope that conservation efforts are at […]
I was chatting to someone about where to tie up flies. I need somewhere with good light so I really should tie in the Kitchen. I usually end up doing it in the living room- taking up nearly half the room. I stay in a small flat and cannot wait until I have a house […]
I have not caught a trout all year. I think maybe tommorow or at some point this week I will take a wee walk down to the Kelvin and do a litte reconnaissance . Last year when I went down some pools had changed shape and some flows had been diverted because of the heavy […]
I seen one of the hotels i stayed in on the telly the other day. It was getting washed away. Shocking the amount of people that have been killed. There is no real structure in Sri Lanka, I mean a lot of houses over there are like shacks and still live without electricity and running […]