Saturday, 20 December 2014

BBC Alba- Sea Trout & Salmon on the Uists

Stewart put me on to this programme shown last Tuesday on BBC Alba. It brought back some great memories of the beaches, tidal pools and lochs I fished as a teenager through to my thirties. It’s been way too long and I really should get back up there soon and wet a line with my cousin Ian who also features in this programme. Have a look here if you’re interested in fly fishing for Sea Trout or Salmon in the outer Hebrides.

Saturday, 13 December 2014

Leaping forward to spring

I’m counting down the days till I can get back on the beach fishing for Sea Trout. I don’t see any trips down south for Zander filling the gaps in the months ahead so expectations will build towards February. I can target Sea Trout again after the 11th so don’t have long to wait. I didn’t wet a line for them  after the first week in May last year, never found the time so I’m looking forward to making the most of the spring action in 2015. I’m still looking for that big fish, 6 + (but aren’t we always?) Starting earlier will be interesting, no idea what that extra month might throw up. It will be over for me in May again where I’ll be looking at sea temps in the SW and opportunities for the first lure caught Bass of the year. It’s my intention to fish for both from a kayak at some point. I would be lying if wasn’t feeling a bit apprehensive, at the same time I’m looking forward to it, should be fun and it will definitely be wet.