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    Reservoir trout fishing in the NW

    Wish I was going to the Irt/Esk ,just to go to Ravensglass camp site again, iIoften wonder what its like now, 30 years since i fished there now, hope you get chance to fish. slightly off topic, hope your well too!!
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    Reservoir trout fishing in the NW

    Hi Clint, North West England, or north yorks, within say 100 mile of home.
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    Reservoir trout fishing in the NW

    Is anything of a decent size reservoir open that i can get a boat or bank fish on next week.. Thanks in advance.
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    Charging leisure batteries for min Kota

    Also I may add, there are lots of other dynamics which will flatten your battery, a big heavy lough boat, heavy swell, and just stuff waying you down as well as 3 men.
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    Charging leisure batteries for min Kota

    I had a kota electric outboard for drift fishing, this was to be used on a very windy lough , (Hope) , I used my friends garage jump starter battery which was fully charged!! it lasted less then half a day, My thoughts on it was you really needed a heavy duty battery, that would be fully...
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    Mallard and Claret

    A very bonnie fly, and one of my favourites, great for all ,trout, seatrout and salmon. superb.
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    Who needs a Ghillie ?

    Interesting , in what way am I being put straight , umm ?
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    Who needs a Ghillie ?

    Firstly you have to be a sound river reader and salmon fisherman. Secondly you have to to be a people person, and want them to have a superb week! All of them first timers and old yins , it does not matter, do the best for all of them , work hard. Hopefully you will get fish, but it always...
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    IceWear? Icelandic wool jumpers

    Morel of the story, don't fall in, if in doubt, don't wade. Iceland clothing is great, I own a lined fisherman's jumper, which is waterproof, had it 7 years now and its still going strong, highly recommend there clothing. Arron knitwear is also great. a proper taditional fishermans jumper is "5...
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    The BIRDS

    can we have a look inside, i'm interested in your build? ta
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    Bird ID help

    yes thats what i thought, been a bit strange this year, only just started seeing swifts, no swallows, haven't herd a cuckoo yet. however 2 weeks ago a load of field fares turned up, must have been rubbish whether somewhere,
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    Bird ID help

    Im getting old, just read my first post, talk about repeating myself.:eek::rolleyes:
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    Bird ID help

    could have been a crane, very tall. at least 3 to 4 ft tall, grey plumage, with black wing tips, 7 ft wing span, the very top of mainland scotland.?
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    Bird ID help

    Plenty of curlews up here in the far north, lapwings too, but not many, However I have just witnessed seeing a stalk, a huge bird, must have been waist height, and grey body with black feathers towards the end of the wing. I can not understand what it was doing here, but there you go.
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    Scottish politics

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF0-u1H81m6a-tj5Jz8bT3w what a cracker
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    Scottish politics

    I just pointed out that the EU typically costs 2% where as it costs us 40%-50% to be a member of the UK. Hang on a minute,,,, we live in the "United Kingdom", the clue is in the name, I cant see where you get the above figures, I can see where a lot of the money does come from, the U.k...
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    Scottish politics

    How is this so? If SNP do get a majority vote, then gain Independence, they then want to join the E.U??? It will be them shaping Scotland!!! Oh and "independent" Scotland will have Huge initial bill to buy in to the E.U , and then for ever more be tied down with all the bureaucracy that...
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    Small/Spate rivers Fishing Trip in Scotland

    river findhorn a.c facebook page will sort you out, I think, "bankwheel" on here will be me more helpfull then I, Im sttill further north on the river Naver. https://www.nairnanglingassociation.co.uk/
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    Small/Spate rivers Fishing Trip in Scotland

    I would go with the Nairn and then Findhorn a.c water , I think the Alness would be a weekly let although you could always check
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    Scottish politics

    sorry late to the reply on my post after reading above:rolleyes: , Wow The Duke sure owned a hell of a lot of land,
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