Blogging about fly fishing is great fun – it is a way to meet new friends, expand your knowledge about your sport and also keep track of your fishing exploits in a diary – also if you are a self publicising ego maniac it can give you an outlet to spew your views [...]
Last Sunday morning my wife decided she just had to go to local huge shopping centre to pick up a frock or something for a christening in the afternoon – I decided to take the boy for a walk and then had a moment of pure genius – we can go and feed the swans [...]
Damn and blast – looks like I will be missing this week’s guest speaker at Milngavie Fly Dressers as I am away for the weekend. Magnus Angus writer for Fly Fishing & Fly Tying will be giving a presentation on Thursday 16th April on macro photography of flies and feed back on what it takes [...]
That’s right, if you don’t have a Scooby how to catch a trout on a fly or able to look in a book to see what insect is what I have just the day for you.
On the 14thMarch The Game Angling Instructors Association are having an open day on the Tweedswood Beat on the [...]
So it turns out that due to having a baby my finances for fishing have been severely cut by the Supreme Commander.
I have been trying to come up with novel ways of getting the stuff that I need. Or rather alternative solutions to the problems that I may have on the water. One of [...]
Visitors have jumped in the last month or so or so – due I reckon to the newly added forum, and also due to the fact I have been on a quest to catch some giant Pike on the fly. I never realised people were so interested in it – not that I have [...]
This post was prompted by a thread in the forum.
Every now and again people get in contact with me about what rod they should buy for the Kelvin or about tactics they should use. Well from now on I will direct them to this post as I say the same thing pretty much every [...]
Ok – Let’s do it – let’s talk about cows!
Quite simply I don’t trust the buggers, they stand about chewing their cud occasionally giving you the evil eye as you walk past – they look at you as if they own the damn place and occasionally they all moo at one another as if [...]
I have a hole in my waders – not just one in fact but a few. The three main ones that are causing my gip are – both feet and a rather nasty one at my groin. The last one makes me look as if I have wet myself when I take them off – [...]
I decided to bite the bullet and clean my fly lines. Cleaning your fly lines is probably one of the most satisfying things you can do to improve your casting and the “floatability” of your line. I have read you are supposed to clean your line after every other trip using special products however I [...]