First outing…blanked!!

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 […]

OOhhhhh a picture I didnt post!!

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 […]

Site update!

Updated the site, like I said I went for a walk the other day. You can get it here….on this link

Furled Leaders

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 […]

Nice Roots!

Seen some nice roots as well. Some amazing trees.

Alistair

The Park

Went for a walk yesterday down through Kelvingrove Park to scout it out for the new season. Its looking absolutelly lovely.

There is a couple of weirs like this

and there is some lovely fly water all around this area. Those rocks just look perfect for a litte wet fly.

I had […]

Was at the river today!

It was cold…very cold. The water was dark and there was no fly life. I did not see any fish. Even the trees looked annoyed. I was emailed by another fisher who had been down at the river the other day, there was a short hatch but caught nowt. Hopefully in another week or so […]

The First Day!!

This has got to be the first day that I have actually looked out and thought that it may be worthwhile going fishing. There was a little sun around and it was a bit warmer. I reckon there should be a little fly life on the water. All i need is my new manly waders […]

My little site!!

You know what I find strange? Nearly all the people that look at the site dont actually come from Glasgow! I look through my stats and I find that around 80% are people from all over the UK and the rest of the world. Most of the people are typing things like “river kelvin fishing” […]

Fly Tying and Charles Jardine

Well, what a cracking night. The night was arranged by the West of Scotland Flydressers and Mr Jardine was damned good I must say. He was exactly what one would expect from a proffessional Fly Fisherman….ie better than you and he knows it. The patter was class::

Charles now this rafia …..has anyone used it? […]

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