Recently found out that on the north ayrshire council website that work will start this summer on a project just north of Kilbirnie on on a large dam to hold water back for the prevention of flooding further down river, of course no one wants to see people's homes or businesses damaged but...
I have an old book at home from veniards that was printed in the 1980s simply called "500 fly dressings".
It mostly contains trout flies but there are some salmon flies in it too.
Looking through it recently, I saw some of the tubes in it and thought I'd try a couple.
Here is my first attempt...
The thread title says it all - where do Grilse feed ? I should know this, but dont.
Do they get all the way to Greenland; if not where do they head to ?
If so, from the size of some of the fish pictured recently, its a long way to go to put on just 4 or 5lbs in weight, during their winter at...
Conditions haven't been great recently,
But on my drive to work today
The Northie looked good
The Dee looked very good
Don looked good
Spey looked good
Findhorn looked good
Nairn looked good
Alness looked good and the allt grad looked good.
Might all be a bit cold but the water looked better...
Hi, a few recently tied shrimps, orange and red versions:
And here is the Alistair version, something I'd like to try on the new season:
As there was a problem with uploading the pictures, I added them to another post below, hope they are visible now.
I was at the Galway show on Saturday and was pleased to get set of crow wings as I was short of black feathers for tying a watsons fancy. €4.50 in a brand new Vienard package.
I was on my way home to Dublin and stuck at traffic lights in Galway's famous traffic when I took a quick look into the...