Furled leader

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 […]

A Walk!!

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 […]

New waders!!

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!!

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 […]

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