Good session – phew!

After some back breaking work on the Kelvin putting a bridge across a ditch * I found I had a spare couple of hours to fish the Kelvin.

I arrived at a spot I have only ever glanced at as I hurried past towards other pools however while I have been out for a run [...]

Autumn – there is no escape!

I went for a walk along the Kelvin today and was pretty shocked by two things.

Firstly, it is bloody Autumn – sure I knew it was on the way however I appear to have missed the actual start of it – one moment I was looking out a pair of shorts for what we [...]

From the urban – to the not so!

It is sometimes easy to see why some people think the Kelvin is not an urban river – especially from the pictures that I post on this site. You see – there is a green corridor that cuts through Glasgow and down this passageway the Kelvin runs – the corridor has its own [...]

The dusk that never was…

I am all Topsy Turvy here – by this point I am usually fishing most evenings and have really got into the swing of things – instead I am having to pick and choose my fishing opportunities based on experience and knowledge – unfortunately the trout (and pike – see last post) have [...]

Grannom in the Kelvin?

I wish I had my wee sample bottle today – I am pretty sure I witnessed a hatch of Grannom in the Kelvin – I kid ye not!

In spring, the first sedge fly of real importance to river fishers is the grannom, and it causes great excitement both on chalk streams and on rain-fed [...]

The Kelvin has been stocked

The Kelvin was stocked the other night – check it out

Impartial?

So my 2 minute post (that is how long it too me to write it) about the recent closing of the Robbie Red Ball site caused a bit of a stir among the Internet forums, members and non members of the Loch Lomond Angling Improvement Association as well as other blogs (more [...]

Just because you can does not mean you should!

So I decided to take a walk along the Kelvin walkway as it was a glorious Sunday – hardly a cloud in the sky and very spring like. It was also pretty chilly – maybe sitting around the 7-9 degree mark. As I walked along it was pretty obvious the river is not ready yet [...]

River Kelvin Angling Association Bailiffs

They will take no prisoners – Hells Bells – I will probably have to buy a permit this year!

Named Pools on the Kelvin?

How exactly does one go about naming pools?

Is it through history that the accepted name for a pool comes into being or can they be made up on the spot. There have never been any formal names for pools or areas on the Kelvin and I wondered whether we could try and gather as [...]

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