I'm thinking of purchasing a new waistcoat. I've already got the airflo back pack for fishing river & my old stillwater one I plan to replace. I need it to have plenty room for my bulk to squeeze into.
Is our sport cruel?
We cast a line out with multiple hooks on it in the hope of outsmarting a fish or 2. Sometimes we manage this, then we fight the fish, drag it in knackered. Then we either release it or smack it on the bonce with a lump of wood,horn or metal.
The crule part is not always...
A couple of years back i was fishing on Loch Thom, I'd made an early start 4am. I wanted to be on the lochside for sunrise.
It was a beautiful morning a lovely breeze was blowing, so i set up my rod & walked down to the waters edge. Just as my line hit the water, i heard a strange noise, i...
If anyone would like to donate a raffle prize or something to be auctioned. All proceeds raised go to a ward for terminally ill children, in Yorkhill Hospital Glasgow. Please pm me if you can donate, kind regards Colin
I've just been told that some waters have banned standing whilst boat fishing. I have always fished standing up in a boat.
I would be interested in finding out what other anglers do. Or if you think it's a dangerous practice or not.
Ladies & Gents. If you have not already purchased your tickets, times a running out. The draw will take place on Saturday 31 March. Top class prizes, tv, wines, spirts, days fishing on various waters, not sure about the (cuddly toy),
It's for a well worth cause, so come on dig deep.
I see Fishtec have a new mobile network set up. I wonder if this means we will see less catalogues being published. Somehow i don't think so, if there other conter parts are anything to go by.
Every time you pick up a magazine, the amount of junk that comes out is unbelievable at times.
Up for Auction a stunning box of flies tied, by the late & sadly missed Steve, aka Fortbhouy. If you wish to place a bid please do so in the fly tying section. All monies raised we be sent to Steve's mum, to help with funeral costs or to put towards a headstone.
Steve tied the flies for, the...
I've used the bog standard drouge, but sometimes feel it doesn't slow the boat down enough.
I know Americans use a conical shaped drouge on river rafts & boats to slow them down. Just wondering if anyone uses this style on British waters, lochs & lakes?
Hi guys, some of may well be aware of a great charity event that has taken place over the last couple of years. George & Senga of The New Hailey arrange the days event.
All monies raised go to the charity. I was wondering if anyone would like to donate flies that they have tied or would tie...