Niiiiiiiiiiiiiice Trees!!!

It is time to bore you with some holiday photees. I returned home today to pouring rain and windy weather. As I flew over Glasgow I could see that the rivers are muddy and could see large puddles on the golf courses. RAH!!! Here is a picture of myself standing next to an Elephant tree, [...]

Yawn!!

I am now in Birmingham and will be staying here until Monday afternoon when as soon as I get in I will be picking up the rod and walking straight back out again. Im gagging for a fish. I will allso bore you all with holiday pictures…….trees, monkeys, elephants (smellyphants), and three wheeled took tooks!!! [...]

I couldnt help it!!

Ok, Ok….so I packed away all my fishing gear…hung up my waders to dry..inside and out (dont want them rotting away when im away) in preperation for going away for a few weeks. Today it turned out lovely so I went fishing. The water is still quite murky and didnt do as well “big” fish [...]

Im soaked!

Im utterly soaked. After completing all my chores I went for a few hours…I couldnt help myself. Rewarded within a half hour with 2 lovely trout. The first was around the pound mark….a real special for the river. It jumped out the water a few times as well. The second was around a quarter of [...]

A little bit of exitement!

So I woke up this morning and the weather forecast was for thunder, heavy rain and gales in the afternoon. I wanted to go on a lenghy treck along to a tributory but with the forecast I knew that was out the window. I was going to go to the gym but thought ….what the [...]

Did You Know? Glasgow’s Coat of Arms

Did You Know? Glasgow’s Coat of Arms

Glasgow, like many cities, owes its existence to the river which flows through it and the fact that in historical times it was a convenient crossing point of that river. In those days the Clyde was not a deep navigable river up to Glasgow, but was the [...]

Small Stream Adventure

So Im gagging to get out and do some river fishing. Today I talked my future mother in law in to stopping so I could have a gander at a tributory. It looked nice….and more to the point it looked not muddy…like the kellie just now.. It still looked kinda peaty but ok for the [...]

Crash, bang, boom…Kapow!!

Someone asked me the other day what was happening with my weather blog as that is all I talk about these days. Here is a view from my front window (please add thunder sound effects)

More rain!

Well I didnt have a day down at the kellie yesterday as you may have noticed. The water was looking distinctly dirty looking…not too bad but bad enough to make me do other more pressing things Its started to rain again as well today.

Im going out for a run!

Right, Im gagging to get back to the kellie for a bit of dry fly action. I cant be bothered getting all my stuff together heading down there just to find that its all muddy so I have a cunning plan. Instead of heading down to the gym I am going to go for a [...]

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