Monthly Archives: October 2013

Friday photo

Upper Railway pool, Norwegian Flyfishers’, Gaula, August 2013. Just look at the Gaula flowing deep and slow through the trees – happy days! Hoping to get some pics of fish caught by Rob Waddington’s party on the upper Nith in … Continue reading

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Job done and end game 2013

A fish returned one minute previous to this photo at Burn Pool, Closeburn Castle and time to relax a bit after what has been a funny ol’ season.                  

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Approaching Cample valley en route to Beat 1, 8.30 Wednesday morning. No more fish but a decent late season fling although I didn’t see a fresh salmon show all week. That said a 25 pounder spotted jumping by Roger on … Continue reading

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A fish in the morning (see previous post), then a very enjoyable visit to Nith legend Roddy Dickson. I took photos of Roddy’s trophy cabinets and lovely old shots of Dumfries. This is me wearing Roddy’s Scotland blazer. With Roddy, … Continue reading

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Day 4: fish!

Burn Pool, beat 2, on a Park Shrimp tube. Lovely sunny morning but windy. Half way down the pool the 2/3 shooting head jagged away: 8lb cock fish, returned.

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Looks like a tricky week

Nothing on Day 2 either. Oh dear but as stand-in Closeburn Castle river keeper, Bob said to me today: You’ve got to be in it to win it. Saw no fish but Fish Nith river levels had the whole river … Continue reading

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Day 1: nil

Like I say, on the Nith, Day 1: nil. Day 2 report, tomo. Lol. Well you’ve got to laugh haven’t you? No fish in the river apparently apart from Rogers friend Jim (fixed my car via the AA last year, … Continue reading

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