Back in the day there were huge build ups of salmon in the lower Tay tidal reaches. Literally thousands of fish in the mid to late summer. At high tide there were water skiers galore for hours on end - every day. As soon as it was low tide we would still catch (on occasion!). It did not put the...
A mate and I used to tell others that the best Partridge hooks were those inspected by someone called LINDA. We managed to get a few guys to believe us. I like to think they would ask for / look for LINDA hooks in the local shop.
Great to hear your Geordie comments. He caught me with the rod tap a few times as well. Quite a man. They threw away the mould. Bumped into him last year......hardly changed but he needs a haircut (I am of course just jealous). The story about the lamb is utterly typical of the man.
Was fishing on the lower Tay - many years ago.
A fellow angler lost a fish (line broke) he was fishing with the wee red devils (shrimp)
A couple of hours later he hooked a fish, played it and landed it. His hook had gone through the eye of a swivel........attached to a 2 feet of line and the...
100% agreed. Pricey but my pair must be 10 years old at least and are still going strong. Get worn regularly in the winter plus fishing days in the boat etc in the season. Strongly recommended and will pay for themselves in time.
Hope all is well.
Fishing is still allowed in bonnie Scotland (within certain limits......thank you Nicola!)......we will be thinking of you stuck inside in the dry and warm.
PS its HOBNOB. You should know better!
Book looks good. I feel a purchase coming on. Screaming reels for 2021.
I might be missing something but I cannot locate a thread for the Tay 2019......can some kind soul point me in the right direction please? Surely this is not the first thread for the Tay 2019? Maybe there is nothing to say because there are no fish? The cormorants have eaten them all? Stevie...