Gibson Street again

I stopped off at the bridge on Gibson Street yesterday , as the guy that I had spoke to the other night had said that there was a few good fish sitting underneath it. I can imagine there is. It is a lovely looking piece of water , deep with an amazing glide. Pretty inaccessible [...]

Angling Shops

I loathe going into angling shops.

Whenever I can I buy my stuff online although today I went into the “Glasgow angling centre”.

It was horrible, like a fishing stuff tesco. The people behind the counter are not very friendly and when I tried to start a conversation the guy just looked at me. [...]

Clyde Style Flies

Aye anyway,The guy that I was speaking to earlier recomended those “Clyde Style Flies” i will need to pick some of them up at some point, possibly for next season ….Met some youngsters around 12 who did not have permits but were fishing the fly and seemed keen. I gave them a few flies and [...]

How many fish?

How many fish have i caught this season?I was asked this today by another angler that stopped to chat. To be honest i was totally stumped. He pretty much knew that he had caught around 60. Looking back through this blog is a bad idea as i started making the site and doing the blog [...]

Lovely Ladeez

Incidentally, i was browsing that site the Smoky mountain on the fly site and found this….

Jeepers……now i know i have a lovely partner………….BUT how come i never see lovely ladies like that down the river…..BAH

Guy fe Kirki

I recieved a rather nice mail from a guy today. We had been mailing each other for a while. He usually fishes up at towards Kirkintilloch and was finding it rather difficult. Anyway, this is part of the mail…..

…….just thought i’d let you know about my fishing exploits today. i managed to get a [...]

Fish wanting sex!!

Up early feeling like shite.Freezing cold morning, and the water was very brown and dark. Was up possibly around half a foot.There was no fish rising at all at that little run where I have been getting fish on the dry fly so I moved to the area with the reeds….

I trundled a little [...]

red Wine

Must……….stop………….drinking……………red …………..wine!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I need to get up early to get to the river!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pouring with rain

Doubt I will manage down to the river today. It was my first day at placement for Uni and I’m cream crackered. Its pouring with rain outside , so even if the river is ok just now by tomorrow it will have risen a fair wee bit. May be good for the Worm actually as [...]

Nice Mushrooms

Well, turned out a mighty fine day. There was a slight colour to the water but I decided to have a go with a dry fly at the place I had so much luck last time.Anyway I don’t know whether it is my imagination but the fish I am catching on the dry seem to [...]

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