For those of us who keep poultry that is,
just heads up that us poultry keepers need to keep our livestock locked in for a while as avian flu is about :(
more about it here
Avian influenza (bird flu): Latest situation - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
I've just a had a pleasant surprise of one of my dads fly boxes from the 1960s and he wasn't bad tyer by the looks of it. Posted to me by my brother who was the last keeper of the box, so I now have his perfection rod and a fly box :)
I thought that would get your attention :)
Just seen theres a taster session in Sterling for anyone whos interested,
Stirling Council Fishery - River Teith Permit (Season opening free taster session) - Fishing Around the Forth
Good fishing but bad conditions, however heres one from our puddle today and a nice fighting big blue, also a few others. I lost a couple of decent one early doors as the shimano line snapped at the hook so went back to good old G3, losing fish is bad enough but I lost my most productive flies...
I'm having my usual holiday at St Boswell next week but I have two questions for those in the know :)
Is the river fish-able after all the rain & is Sunday fishing allowed for brown trout? I tried looking at the stboswellsangling.org.uk web site but my computer blocked it (This site may harm...
We're or rather the OH & my daughter are planning a weeks holiday for us all in Scotland, next to Lock Forfar, I wasn't very interested until the mentiond it was next to fishing.
Can anyone tell me a bit about the fishing, what sort of prices & is it any good :)
Thanks in anticipation....... Paul
I've just been given a Precision cane fly rod (Tudor Works, Redditch ) its just over 9 ft, it also came with a 3 1/4" Condex reel & probably the original fly line, ....it was a fishing prize from the early 50s,
It has the makers name & address on the rod but not a hint to what line weight it...
My brother Des, is knocking on a bit (80 ish) & wants to sell his hardy perfect reel, hes had it since he was a lad along with some other old good quality tackle, hardy rods etc.
He's just bought a new Cortland line from Carrilon & it worked out cheaper to buy it on the reel ?
This has got...