Saturday 7th December 2019 Having been prevented from starting sooner there seemed to be a feeling of Deja Vu as […]
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.
Fly-Tying trials and tribulations
27th November 2019 On these long cold , dark nights what else is there to do but try to learn […]
First attempt at this fly tying malarkey
White Willie Gun 1″ copper Tube (ref. Davie McPhail) First attempt at this fly tying business. A 1′ copper White […]
River Endrick and the end of the Season approaches
Saturday 19th October 2019 As the end of the Season fast approaches Saturday found me exploring some new pools and […]
Autumn Splendour and my first Endrick Salmon
I was filled with more than the usual buzz of anticipation that we so often have at the start of an outing as there had been good reports all week of decent fish being landed or lost on this upper section of the river.
A few hours on the River Fruin
5th October 2019 Saturday morning saw heavy grey overcast skies and a distinctly chilly east wind as I arrived at […]
September Lomond Splendour
Having checked the forecast yet again for the umpteenth time then with a ‘gentle’ wind from the south east forecast I elected to head for north shore of Inchfad in the hope of a decent drift along this shoreline to start with. As I crossed over to and along Inchmurrin my hopes rose as the wind and wave strengthened, so much for the weather forecast I thought as the spray came over the bow.
The River Ehen, Cumbria
20th August 2019 A good wee couple of hours on the River Ehen here in Cumbria water falling after recent […]