Ramblings…

Interestingly there has not been the usual crowd of guys fishing the Kelvin this year for Salmon and the word on the street is the fishing for Salmon on the Kelvin has been = “total shite this year” (according to the chap in Dumbarton who owns the food shop and served me my roll n’ [...]

Kelvin Salmon Season Opening Ceremony

So Saturday was the opening ceremony for the River Kelvin – the actual opening day of the Salmon season was Friday however it was a kind of last minute decision to hold any kind of shindig. Anyway, a quick post was made on the Fishkelvin site and some members agreed to pop along at the [...]

Saturday Salmon..

Long story short I caught feck all and had my picture taken holding a spinning rod – is this what I have been reduced to?

Paul Reid – not floundering – honest!

I jest – I jest – it was a nice being on the river when ordinarily I would be waiting some 150 [...]

Caught my first Kelvin Sea Beast last night..

It was bound to happen – was it confidence? perseverance? sheer dogged determination? Nope – the fact that I had left my camera in the house meant I was bound to catch a fish!

I was still able to take a few snaps using my phone camera so dont expect to get off lightly.

The [...]

Throwing metal in a ditch..

If there is an opposite from my last post this is it – the contrasts between catching lovely wee trout on a burn and attempting to catch an Atlantic Salmon on the Kelvin are two extremes.

What is that in the box? FOR THE LOVE OF GOD MY EYES!!!!!

Our intention (last night) was [...]

Salmon trip – dawn raid (outcome blank)

It is Saturday evening at around 10pm – it is pouring with rain, like really teaming it down – cats and dog’s rain – if you are reading this in Glasgow and you have not looked out the window it is pissing it doon by the way.

I am talking about [...]