red Wine

Must……….stop………….drinking……………red …………..wine!!!!!!!!!!!!! I need to get up early to get to the river!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pouring with rain

Doubt I will manage down to the river today. It was my first day at placement for Uni and I’m cream crackered. Its pouring with rain outside , so even if the river is ok just now by tomorrow it will have risen a fair wee bit. May be good for the Worm actually as…

Nice Mushrooms

Well, turned out a mighty fine day. There was a slight colour to the water but I decided to have a go with a dry fly at the place I had so much luck last time.Anyway I don’t know whether it is my imagination but the fish I am catching on the dry seem to…

weather I defy you

Morning 7.10am Who do you trust when it comes to the weather?The BBc say it will be nice and the telly says orrible……….bah im not lugging around my rain jacket again…..im taking my chances. AND putting all my towels out to dry.. Mwa Ha Ha Ha WEATHER I DEFY YOU !!!!!!!!!!!!

weather has been bad

Humph, no fishing the last couple of days, the weather has been bad. I was going to go today but I had the feeling that the river would be too high. Anyway, I took delivery of some rather nice dry flies today from a company called Flying Hooks whom I cant recommend highly enough. I’ve…

new bag

I want a new bag as University has stated back in full swing. Its a pain to transfer all my stuff from my trusty old rucksack …..My fishing gear and then my uni stuff. Plus my uni stuff now smells of fish.Instead what I want is one of these rather snazzy William Joseph bags…….They are…

little spider

i would have liked to have thought that after a god couple of weeks without doing any serious fishing i would actually hav edone quite well yesterday. When i got to the river it had risen by a good couple of feet , which should have been good although the water was very murky.I spent…

The Clyde!

My other half was taking part in the Glasgow half marathon and as i was walking from place to place to wave her on my path was taken along the banks of the Clyde right in the middle of glasgow. There was a heron sitting in the middle of the River and as i gazed…