Here is a nice tree:: I dunno, there is something i LOVE about trees at this time of the year. Something kinda scary even. Its the way they look as if they are ready to just burst into life. There are more leaves around just now….Been raining a couple of days now so the river [...]
I look out the window. It is pouring with rain.It has been raining on and off the last couple of days….look at this bump..
There was a pic of the water level here
It can only get higher!!
Its raining……therefore there is a high probability of raging brown torrentness There was a pic of the water level here
See that bump…..that could get worse that could!!….or better….you know what i mean!!
Furled leader arrived yesterday, and im having a play about with it and reading the instructions. I have to apply a short lengh of line to the furled leader as an extender to attach the actual tippet to. Sounds fair enough! But I have been having a little problem here. I was having a little [...]
Went for a little walk today. Walked through the vet school and then up through Dawsholm Park…..it is incredible how close you actually are to city life…
from that ….to this
all in the space of around 15 mins walk. Ive never noticed this tree before.. I actually had to have it pointed [...]
I got my new waders yesterday. unfortunetly they were exactly one size too big. It was hilarious……claire said i looked like a CLOWN!!! Sent them back and should have a new pair in a few days. Looking forward to it, the river is looking MIGHTY!!
Woohoo, first day out this season and i blanked. There was not much fly life although I did see a couple of rises. Ironically just now as i sit typing this the sun is streaming through the window and this might have sparked some life into teh insects. It was not all bad however, I [...]
Was this one here
Looks nice eh. Today when Claire was in the garage i got i went out and had a look down at the river. Seen a trout rise for a fly. Thats like the first rise ive seen all year. Someone mailed me to tell me they got another fish yesterday…..obviously [...]
Updated the site, like I said I went for a walk the other day. You can get it here….on this link
Ive bought one of those furled leaders over at Highlanders site. . They look mighty fine.
They are hand-woven leaders & represent a vast improvement over nylon & braided types. For top water & sub surface fly fishing they are without equal.
Construction…..Take over 90ft of premium nylon, twist & counter twist to form [...]