The river was back in good condition today. There has been no more rain and the water colour had cleared but still left it a good level. I made someone whom mailed me recently and he had picked up a few fish so knew that it was going to be good. I started up at [...]
TheGlasgowStory: Garscube House
Garscube House, 1954.
Garscube House was designed by the architect William Burn (1789-1870) and completed in 1827. Burn designed other large country houses such as Tyninghame in East Lothian. The house faced south overlooking landscaped gardens beside the River Kelvin.
Im trying to work out exactly where that picture got taken. [...]
So I went down to the river this evening for a couple of hours. I went down for two reasons. One I wanted to catch fish and two I wanted to test my waders again…..im getting paranoid that they are leaking again after last night. Anyway, when i got there teh water was dirty and [...]
So I took a stoat along to the river yesterday, well in the late afternoon actually. When i got their it was looking awfully coloured although what i have noticed is that the pools look cery brown but in the shallows and in the ruffles the water was a little clearer. Anyway I put on [...]
Right so I can give you a little update on the last month……I can condense it down into one post…its quite easy if i cut out ALL the moaning and the groaning and the telling you how ill I was. Anyway, I went to the Glasgow Angling Centre and bought some fly tying materials and [...]
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I dunno, I was posting on a forum that I visit and a thread came up about droppers. Basically I really only ever fish with one fly when fishing wet, when river fishing anywayâ€¦â€¦for that matter any fishing. I just dont think that it would make my catch rate increase any. Put it this way, [...]
Pssst!! Ive worked it outâ€¦if I say im going to go fishing tommorow then something will happen that will stop meâ€¦.So once I had spent the day fixing my mates comp I then came home played some computer games and tied up some flies. Im getting quite into this cdc stuff as well as using [...]
You may remember a while back i went for a wander and bought some fishing books. One of them was â€œTo raise a Troutâ€ by John Roberts, its a guide to the techniques and tactics of dry fly fishing for trout on rivers and streams. A great book, essential reading for someone starting out with [...]