Happy? He was.

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I’m sure I’ve mentioned Henry David Thoreau on this blog before, probably to credit his thoughts on fishing which appeared in Goz & Hamacher’s 2012 fly fishing film, Gaula River of Silver & Gold:
To wit:

“A man may fish for all his life without realising it’s not the fish he’s after”

Well here’s another from HDT
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Salmon flies for an Arctic summer

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The third week of June still seems a long way away. But it’s getting closer.
Tight lines to all of you out fishing this weekend.
There’s a nice post up yesterday on Glyn Freeman’s River Eden blog, Cumbria Flyfishing, sounds like Glyn needs the rain to settle Continue reading

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Lynx tracks in the sand, River Gaula

Lynx tracks on the edge of Long Pool, Norwegian Flyfishers' Club, Gaula. Shot taken 10th August 2013.

Lynx tracks on the edge of Long Pool, Norwegian Flyfishers’ Club, Gaula. Shot taken 10th August 2013.

A screen shot (off the NFC website) of nice times last summer..

A screen shot (off the NFC website) of nice times last summer..

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A jammy fifty

140520111994Thanks to all fifty of you signed up to follow HSA, not least for your patience. I’m afraid I’ve been very quiet of late.

Work is very busy (oh well done, Henry, great excuse). And I still haven’t posted my fishing hat reflections on mortality. Which I must do one day before long.

Anyway I can’t just post here to say I’ve got fifty followers (yay). So here’s something that my workmate Steve ‘biscuits’ Godson mentioned to me from Alice In Wonderland which I Continue reading

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Friday photograph

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Popped into the must-visit Gaula Natursentre at Storen last August for a restorative coffee between fly fishing bouts to see, playing in big-screen Blu-ray perfect definition  .. my fish!!
They were playing Goz +
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Tough on the Tay but not that tough

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Thanks to Robert White’s salmon-fishing-blogspot website for this nice picture of John Bennett with a cracking spring salmon caught at Glendelvine on the mighty River

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January 25th, 2014

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Thinking of the great man tonight. Cheers.

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