Querencia – a video!

A lovely video that highlights the small village of Questa, New Mexico and shows its resiliency and willingness to rebuild itself based on the impressive natural surroundings it is nestled in. Of course, it involves a native fish and some fishing.

And now the Wild Fishing Forum is shutting down ..

The blogging fly fishing scene is pretty much wiped out these days. All the guys that started not long after me are now long gone and I appear to have outlasted most of the the other fishing bloggers that thought they would have a go….

Fly Fishing the River Irwell and other Streams

Found a fantastic blog – Fly Fishing the River Irwell and other Streams Some of the pictures remind me a lot of the Kelvin. With the fantastic line of “Three fish rising here caught none of them.” That is the kind of report that I think…

The fly fishing Prof hits the net..

It is always nice when a new blog starts up however it can leave one feeling a wee bit lonely waiting for some visitors. The Fly Fishing Prof is the brand spanking new website of Charles Graves the dedicated man who traveled half way across Europe…

Araneus diadematus

So my wife told me there was a monster spider in the back garden and wanted to know if it would bite the children. She thought it may have come across in a banana boat or something. I walked over took one look at the…

I am reminded of the North Country Angler..

It was around a year ago that I finally met the legend that is Matt Eastham who writes over at North Country Angler. He took me to a spot on a river that he fishes and I had a ball – it was a lovely evening…

Trout Underground goes on holiday

Tom Chandler from The Trout Underground  on vacation was inside Westminster Abbey taking photographs when he noticed a golden telephone mounted on the wall with a sign that read ‘£10,000 per call’. Tom, being intrigued, asked a priest who was strolling by what the telephone…

Bombardier – Bang On! Guide to Fishing

Two favorites – one old and young new. Rik Mayall is one of the funniest men on earth and have liked him for years. Beer is a new thing for me – most people will be suprised to learn that I have managed to reach the grand…

The trouble within FORK?

Meanwhile, what the hell is going down with FORK? Dodgy bookeeping? The Office of the Scottish  Charity Regulator  has refered the Friend’s of the River Kelvin to OSCR Compliance. You will see this if you check out the OSCR website atwww.oscr.org.uk I assume this is due to…

Kids and the Kelvin – its lookin’ Grrrrrrrrrrreat!

I thought I would check in to see how the Kids and the Kelvin project is doing over at there site. Quite frankly I think it looks great fun – he has somehow managed to convince the Teachers that keeping a hatchery in the classroom…