I posted this over on the FishKelvin site however thought you guys might like to see it as well.
Essentially, the Kelvin legend Jim Burns took a walk up to the infamous Balmore stretch of the Kelvin and noticing the ditch that everyone complains about only goes and builds a bloody great bridge at home [...]
After some back breaking work on the Kelvin putting a bridge across a ditch * I found I had a spare couple of hours to fish the Kelvin.
I arrived at a spot I have only ever glanced at as I hurried past towards other pools however while I have been out for a run [...]
Last Friday after work I managed a couple of hours searching for some elusive rising trout action. All I appear to be reading just now on the blogs I visit is the rising trout people seem to be connecting with – meanwhile on the few hours I managed to steal away I did not witness [...]
Did any of you catch the shenanigans on Radio Scotland today? If not you can listen in again here. Essentially Theo Pike was being interviewed about his book about urban rivers and they asked your truly to fish the Kelvin with there outside reporter Richard Cadey.
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So Sunday was the first trip out of the season – it was a weird hot March day meaning jumpers were off and sun block had to be applied to the face. The Kelvin was stuffed full of fly fishers (or so it seemed) as I met up with Paul, Stephen and later Jim. Two [...]
Spotted my first rising trout of the season yesterday – I was actually out at Calder Glen Country Park with the kids and went for a walk along the river. There were rising trout in just about every pool.
Of course, I assume this is kinda old news to you guys – forums and [...]
So it was a beautiful day for the opening ceremony – we had sunshine, a breeze and even flies at one point (of course we also had strangers asking us for our whiskey and a kid with a dog where we wanted to fish but that’s another story)
Jim Burns – Legend
Coming soon: Trout in Dirty Places, to be published by Merlin Unwin Books on 3 April 2012.
As Covers go……I like it!
He has a facebook page you can visit to find out more information. Do you think the Kelvin is in it?
If you answered yes then you have been paying attention as [...]
I always think that winter and around the turn of the year is a time of reflection. I tend to look back at this diary more than I actually write in it and tend to make unrealistic plans for the future. I know that I am probably not going to get away for that week [...]
Totally random video of the Kelvin in spate – lasts around a minute. I was actually out with Atkins looking at all the arbour work that had been done. Lots of pictures to add to the RKAA site.