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.
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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 […]
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 […]
Loch Lomond Fly Fishing Competition
19th September 2020 This my second participation in the Loch Lomond Fly Fishing Competition and it has proven to be […]
Autumn on the River Annan
12th September, 2020 Another trip and another very enjoyable day on the Annan at Cleuchhead. Water levels were lower and […]
A couple of days venturing up “The Tap End”
Having spent most of my first seasons on Lomond fishing the “Bottom End” of the Loch, my fishing pal and myself decided we were ‘ready’ to explore the famous “Tap End”. From all accounts by seasoned Lomond anglers then by mid July the ‘Tap End” was likely to hold fish and this was evidenced by recent catch reports on the Loch.
An introduction to the beautiful North Esk
I was recently kindly invited to fish a private beat on the North Esk by my good friend and very […]
The Junction Pool on the mighty River Tweed
An invite from friends and fellow accomplished anglers Kevin and Malcolm McCormick to have a day on the infamous ‘Junction Pool’ on the Tweed needed absolutely consideration before saying definitely yes! Kevin’s lad Lewis also joined us adding some youthful energy to the group. Renowned around the world the Junction Pool considered as the Holy Grail by anglers everywhere and the chance to spend a day fishing it was a huge chance not to be passed over.