Rising Trout!

Spotted my first rising trout of the season yesterday – I was actually out at Calder Glen Country Park with the kids and went for a walk along the river. There were rising trout in just about every pool.

Of course, I assume this is kinda old news to you guys – forums and trout chat has been alive with talk of rising trout even before the season started. The mild winter and spring has bumped everything forward by a few weeks  resulting in increased insect activity and trout looking up in just about every river. I have been hearing some good things from the Kelvin with nice fat well conditioned trout being caught – in fact I am hoping to get in on some of that action today, I have a pass from family life for a few hours and am planning on hitting the mighty “K” to capture my first trout of the year.

Of course there is always the possibility I will catch bugger all – it happens!

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  1. bill s · March 25, 2012

    ssssh dont tell everybody

  2. Alistair · March 25, 2012

    Lips are sealed.

    DAMMIT!

  3. Andrew Patterson · March 25, 2012

    Go further up the River and you’ll see them jump clear out the water for the midges!;)

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