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.

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 we can all relate to! Bravo!

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 to fish the mighty Kelvin. Check him out – 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 and I was immensely envious of the way that Matt makes…

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 the fact that FORK has not submitted audited accounts since…

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 and then releasing the fish into feeder streams is a…