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 […]

It was a Grey Duster!!

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 […]

New Personal best for the dry fly….. 2lb

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 […]

Its flowing!

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 […]

Raining, Funny that!

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

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.

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