So I have been thinking recently about how to get the boy interested in fishing. I have heard far too many stories about how fathers can stuff their hobby down their kid’s throat and thus put them off it totally. I certainly do not want to do that. I suppose there is no [...]
I admit I have no experience of this so am about to but this book:
(The picture is an amazon affiliate link)
You see, there is this huge shoal of roach on the canal that are taunting me every time I walk past – I know they can be caught [...]
So Sunday night I decided on a dusk session on the Kelvin – it was another good session with lots of trout caught. No big ones this time – as I walked up the river there was a chap fishing down and across through the pool I wanted to stake out – this [...]
So I have two weeks “paternity leave” and two weeks “annual leave” – of course before number two child was born I was sneakily thinking about fishing opportunities however the best laid plans are always totally blasted out the water by sleep deprivation and a doubling of family duties.
It has [...]
A picture of the forth and clyde canal just before clydebank – this whole stretch seems pretty grim. I wonder if there are any pike kicking around!
I was out for a jog this morning and came across this rather brave heron. My route takes me along the canal so it must be fairly used to seeing folk. Usually when I see them and they see me on the Kelvin we are separated by a good hundred yards or so – this [...]
How crap am I at keeping to my own schedule of a photo a week? Answers on a postcard…
The irony is that people who follow me on Twitter do actually get a photo per week (usually) – so what I should do is just try and combine the two and post the photos from [...]
It was like a scene from Jaws – the first one – do you remember the bit where Jaws comes close in to the shore and take the boy from the surface as if he was a popper – it was like that today at the canal.
Before I tell you about what happened I [...]
Aye – there has been fishing – a fair few trips if the truth be told – I am split between Pike and Troot at the moment – every time there is a bit of rain I think about Salmon on the Kelvin and then get annoyed about all the pishy nonsense that appears to [...]
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