Damn……I need a new reel!!!

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#

First fish caught!!

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 […]

Correctiony!

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

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The “penis” fly

Well here we have the penis fly Do you think that it will catch fish on the Kelvin?

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Trout ‘n’ About

You might remember last week I spoke about that telly programme. Well it is called Trout ‘n’ About and here is the blurb i promised

Meet Paul and Greg – characters with attitude, passion and irreverence and one thing on their minds – trout. Finding them, catching them, eating them.

Fly fishing, the sport of […]

Wandering!!

Went for a wander from Milngavie back along the Allander to where it joins the Kelvin today. A very nice walk. Im always wondering whether its worth casting a fly here…

Well, I know it will be worth it , but it is a fair old treck to get to these parts….

What you […]

Filming……on Location ;) trout n about

A while ago I recieved a very nice email from a bloke called Paul Campion from ac acoustics here he is …..the one with the cool glasses and the wings out his head Anyway, we met up in a pub and he told me all about making a new telly show all about fly fishing……… […]

Trees

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 […]

Rain, worse this time!!

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!!

Rain!!

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!!