With the water level falling rapidly and nothing else working on a hot muggy day I decided that I might give this “hitch fly” a swim.
The Dogged AnglerA truly passionate Angler this is a light hearted account of my angling trips, adventures, successes, failures and learnings.......discovered amidst our beautiful Scottish rivers, lochs and breathtaking scenery.
A couple of days on Loch Lomond
Friday 28th May saw us leaving the Leven in convoy heading for two days on the loch. Struggling to able to contain their excitement were two eager young anglers Adam and Cameron and their Dad Michael in the other boat with Michael. Before leaving I was encouraged to ensure that I accepted a walkie talkie from the boys in order to share news of catch reports instantly between boats.
River Annan – Cleuchhead
22nd May 2021 A favourite beat on the Annan and after weeks of patiently waiting for a decent rise in […]
Loch Tay firsts
My first and very memorable introduction to Loch Tay on Monday 19th April. As it happened it was a day of ‘triple’ firsts!
Kinkell Fishings – River Earn
Friday 30th April 2021 Undaunted by the lack of water and a very cold easterly wind five of us tackled […]
A beautiful Autumnal day on Halleaths beat of the River Annan
7th November 2020 Needing little persuasion I gladly accepted a suggestion from my friend and experienced angler Pat for ‘one […]
“One Last Throw”
Friday 30th October 2020 It was a final chance on Friday at least on my own (Lomond) system to get […]
A Fun Day on Lomond
Saturday 17th October 2020 With the 2020 Season fast coming to an end the chances to get out on Lomond […]
Exploring the Middle Endrick
23rd October 2020 Met up this afternoon with experienced angler Kevin McCormick this afternoon who kindly agreed to meet show […]
Another first – Cardrona on the River Tweed
Tuesday 6th October 2020 With the end of the season fast approaching I jumped at the chance to fish yet […]