I am saddened to hear of the passing of a good friend David Bell.A well known Character in the fishing world.Especially in Scotland.He worked in the development department of Daiwa Uk for many years.and was a 1st class casting instructor in both Trout and Salmon diciplines.He will be sadly...
I Don't know what it's like in your part of the country,but in my part of the Scottish central belt, this year has seen the biggest/best Hawthorn tree blossoms I can ever remember.It's spectacular.
a good day out on the Lake yesterday..Cool morning but sun burnt off the mist by lunchtime,22deg no shade.I had 5 fish +2 jack pike.2 of the fish were nice browns.
this was the best of the bows.about 4lb
and a scenic photo from 'Tod Hole'during a tea break
I was on Carron Reservoir today.and in 1 of the bays there was a big (but very localised ) fall of large beetles.I think they could be 2 banded longhorn beetles
Do you agree.they are I think quite rare in Scotland.
Went out to club water for a few hours this evening.Very windy at 1st but about 8pm it calmed down.at 1st just got knocks,thought I was going to blank. then about 9 I got a fish.(ye ha) then another. nearly dark,just drifting into the pier and got a good take. put a bit of strain on the 5#...
Bit of a breeze tonight.and the big buzzers were hatching.fish love them.''I love them'' 8pm water boiled.If you put a buzzer in the water a fish would have a go long lined, short lined, dibbled.All produced fish.What a gas.10'ish to the net.Barbless hooks are the bizz.
Went out on our loch about 6pm not a lot moving, just cast at the odd rising fish.got a couple on a small damsel lure.Wind dropped away to nothing.Drifted passed rocky point and got hit with something big.ripped line off reel and into the backing. eventually got it to net, about 2.5lb of...
Good night tonight,slow at 1st.but about 7.45 the buzzers started hatching with a vengance ,and the fish came up. had several takes.but they all fell off.(Ooops) but ,then started catching. I had on 2 diawl bachs.Had to change a couple as they got wrecked. I left as it got cold ,but the fish...