Check it out – a Kelvin Job!

Willie Yeomans (the River Clyde Scientist who is obsessed with Crayfish and who thinks I need to start jogging) posted in the forum about a new post that has arisen for someone who would like to become a “Kelvin Catchment Trainee”

Job title – Natural Communities Trainee: Kelvin River Catchment . Based in Glasgow.

Natural […]

It was not a wee birdie that told you it was moi!

Yea – that is correct – it was me!

Urban Fly Fisher Sponsor – Lord Kelvin

Some people just love to hear about the River Kelvin Angling Association – it is an association of anglers that is going from strength to strength. You see the thing is the association has totally turned itself around […]

RKAA – EGM Update

Just a quick update as I know there will be some people unable to attend the EGM.

As EGM’s go it was pretty boring – no gunfights, no “dance off” between rival factions and only one heckler – and even he is a long gunmen who really should be given his own place on the […]

Saturday Salmon..

Long story short I caught feck all and had my picture taken holding a spinning rod – is this what I have been reduced to?

Paul Reid – not floundering – honest!

I jest – I jest – it was a nice being on the river when ordinarily I would be waiting some 150 […]

It is cold – I want to see an olive.

One month until the start of the season and it is still very cold.

I am currently wondering if the temperature is going to rise and give us a good start to the season. The first fly we should all be looking out for are “Large Dark Olives” – an absolutely lovely wee […]

Tenuous Fishing Photos 7/52

It is a room full of men at the Kelvin 2010 AGM:

This is half a room of Kelvinators – this post was actually deleted by accident however Tom Chandler over at Trout Underground asked where the Kilts and bagpipes were – that is easy Tom – they were in the other half of […]

Robbieredball.net – Netted!

A site run by a fly fishing anarchist intent on exposing what he perceived as being the incompetent running of his local club the Loch Lomond Angling Improvement Association has been instructed to close its doors by his web hosts.

The site started simply enough – one mans dream of sharing his passion for a […]

What NOT to do if you ever go to the Glasgow Angling Centre open weekend

Okay so it is my first weekend free after being back at work – I wanted to continue my anglingtastic extravaganza after the Friday nights shenanigans so I visited the Glasgow Angling Centre today as it was the open day – tragically it all went horribly wrong – as usual I have worked out how […]

The River Kelvin – Future Looking Poor?

Was reading a forum solely dedicated to salmon fishing and they were talking about the Kelvin. One chap mentioned that over the last few years he has witnessed the tributaries full of spawning fish in December – this year nothing! He does have a picture of a diseased hen fish in one of the tributaries.

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If someones asks about stocking Bows this year!

I think this year at the Kelvin AGM, if someone asks about stocking Rainbows I should plant someone to shout “..and can we stock Great White’s”

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