Tag Archives: Fly fishing

Om shanti camellias

From the foothills of the Himalayas. Or rather from my Mum’s garden, this morning. An excitement is the delivery of a MacBook Air this afternoon. This, with a new i-Phone, will encourage me to write books. And finish editing the … Continue reading

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Mira comes good

Well done Christopher on your Doctor’s Island ‘20’. PS My book is all but written. It will help you to catch one of these, and then one or two more after that.. WATCH THIS SPACE AND . . . TIGHT … Continue reading

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It has begun

August bank holiday Monday, the start of autumn. Nearly. That means the start of autumn fishing and with slots lined up at the end of next month and the start of the one after, I have some proper salmon fishing … Continue reading

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The hook-up’s the crema

I wistfully turned around at the end of 3 days on the Nith last week. I had barely seen a fish with the river at summer low (well, I’d seen 5 or 6 actually). Then, on the last morning, we … Continue reading

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Dungarvon and Renous

The Dungarvon River is a tributary of the Renous River. It wells up in a lake in the Miramichi uplands, part of the Appalachian mountains and joins the main southwest Miramichi. We went there yesterday. There is limited road access to the … Continue reading

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The Beast – and a beauty

So the weeks pass by after a memorable visit to the Gaula at the start of this month and before August, and the Norway salmon season, ends next Wednesday, I just wanted to post this photo of our lodge mate … Continue reading

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The fish are in

Four salmon to 15lb and four sea trout to 3lb were caught at Dalswinton on the Nith on Monday according to Fishpal. Then a 17lb salmon from Friars Carse on Wednesday and a brace of sea trout to 5lb. Also on the … Continue reading

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