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 […]
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 […]
I had a comment yesterday that reminded me that I hadnt told you what fly I caught it on. it was a grey duster, quite a larhe size, 12. I just tried to match what was drifting past my chest. If you look at the photo below in the post below , the one that […]
Well, today I caught my biggest brownie on the Dry fly, it was around the 2 lb mark, probably more over than under. Unfortunetly no photo as I was waist deep in the water and had a few folk watching me. I was all jittery and was having difficulty getting the fly out so just […]
My partner is on nightshift just now. She works as a nurse in a hospital that is derectly next to the kelvin. Now, I didnt want to walk to the river just to find that its in bad condition after the rain. So i asked her to look at the river when she left work […]
When I went to work on Friday I was dissapointed to see that the river was in a good condition after all that rain and I had decided not to go down. So I was gagging to get down there yesterday for a few hours. When I got there the water was maybe up just […]
Hummingbird SmartCast RF20 Rod Mount
I would love one of these little things, not for actually fishing, but just for the novelty aspect. There is a little lochan not far from me that is damn near impossible to fish. this little thingus would come in quite handy 🙂
Im only half serious by the way.
damn and blast!! It seems my reel is jiggy jiggered. The reel seems to be operating normally …kind of…..it feels really jaggy and seems to be sticking at certain points as I turn the handle…..or rather not kind of sticking…more getting really loose. Hmmmmmm! #ponders#
Well, today I ventured out for the first few hours with my new manly waders. Im not saying they are lucky or anything but I did in fact have an absolutley great day. The first caught was on a little partridge n orange and then I moved on to dry flies. I tied on on […]
Away last year I thought i saw a shoal of Barbel in the Clyde….in the middle of town. Well it turns out that it was in fact Mullet! An angler with a bit of sense mailed me and corrected me.
I have just spent around 10 mins looking for a picture of a mullet