A couple of books!

You may remember a while back i went for a wander and bought some fishing books. One of them was “To raise a Trout” 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 […]

AAaiiiiaaaaagh a hole in me waders!!!

AAGRH!!! My vision “EXTREMES” have a leak in the right stockingfoot….now i know that the kelvin is kinda rough….but TOO EXTREME FOR VISION?????????

theriverkelvin.co.uk – Welcome !

theriverkelvin.co.uk – Welcome !

I got annoyed uploading photos into a folder and then hunting through them to link them to the blog so i have created a photo album to store them. It took me ages today to change all the links…..so APPRECIATE it!!!!

I will allso be storing pictures of my Glasgow wanderings […]

Its Low, dangerously low!!

Yesterday I decided to get the bus along to Partick and fish the West End stretch. The pools along through Kelvinbridge. My right foot was wet the second I put my foot in my waders, I knew that was a bad sign, My feet had been sweating yesterday as it was so hot and hadnt […]

Typical!!

Bloody typical…….I get up early, go out fishing, its not happening, come home, potter about the flat and in the evening when i cant get out it starts getting nice. And what is the script with the weather reports on BBc and teletext anyway, one minute it says rain next minute not…….and then its wrong […]

Just one of those days!!

Do you ever get one of those days when you just walk aimlessly? Got up early and walked down to Dawsholm park, at around 8am. No fish rising and for that matter th eriver was very low, down to its bones.. A nice new burnt out car sitting at the bridge, the last one got […]

Roasty Toasty!!

Its roasty toasty outsode today, the chances are it i sgoing to stay like that tommorow…….ach well. Anyway ive decided tommorow im going to hit the west end. I was going to go this afternoon but I was up late last night , steaming drunk at a familly barby. So i woke late, need to […]

Still windy, and some nice cock capes!!

Bought some nice cock capes off of ebay the other day and they arrived today……they look nice, very nice!! 2 light game and 2 furnace. If anyone has any easy peasy patterns I could follow let me know. I went up to the west end today with claires sister. She showed me a little book […]

Its a bit windy!!

Went down to the river fora few hours today. Well, one hour to be exact, i caught a couple of tiddlers and one nice sized at around quarter of a pound mark. It was a bit windy, trees blowing about, little flowery thingsblown on the water that kept getting caught in my fly.Also the water […]

Damn it all to heck!!

Today I lost my second biggest trout on the dry fly. I decided to head away from the vet school as its been getting mighty crowded as of late. I headed down to a little bit I know where the water is deep,slow and has a silty bottom . I usually see trout rising as […]

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