• No Bones at Mosquito Alley

    I had looked into it and May is prime. Bonefish time. What luck.

    No Bones at Mosquito Alley
  • Disney Loves a Trier

    This post isn’t for the fly fishing purist so if anything less than total flyfishing offends, drive right on by. Our US road trip continues and we are currently heading down the Florida Pan-handle having left Savannah in Georgia, stopped over in St Augustine, FL then carried on to our current residence in Miami, FL. […]

    Disney Loves a Trier
  • Blue Ridge Thunder and Rainbows

    As I intimated, briefly, on my fB page myself and my other half are on a US road trip for the better part of May as it was our 25th wedding anniversary at the start of the month and we wanted to do something special. It isn’t a fishing trip, but somehow a few items […]

    Blue Ridge Thunder and Rainbows
  • High Saturation Fishing

    I delved deep into the bottom of the centre console and pulled out a pair of yellow lens polaroids

    High Saturation Fishing

The Unfamous Fly : Fly fishing in Scotland and Beyond

Casting on Menteith
Welcome to the Unfamous fly, one of Scotland’s most popular fly fishing blog sites. The site documents the fly fishing outings of an otherwise unknown angler, no one famous, not a guide, not trying to sell anything.  Most of the outings will be round Central Scotland where there is a wealth of, in particular, still water fly fishing for Brown and Rainbow Trout. From small stillwaters, like Swanswater, Burnhouse and Orchil, to larger venues like Lake of Menteith, Linlithgow and Carron Valley as well as more intimate Loch style boat fishing locations such as Glensherup, North Coulter and Pendriech ( Cocksburn Reservoir), most of these are fished regularly being within 30 minutes or so from home, along with numerous other small commercial stillwaters.

Full finned trout from Harviestoun

Fly Fishing blogs Internet top 75I also love moving water fishing though there are maybe less prime river fishing venues on my doorstep, I do venture out to river’s like the Clyde, the Tummel and the Tweed. Locally I fish the River Carron that flows through the Forth Valley, as part of my membership of the Larbert and Stenhousemuir Angling Club. I also love visiting river’s a bit further afield so stay tuned for these.

The fishing continues in winter too, with outings for my most favourite of game fish, the Grayling, with outings to the Clyde, Annan, Tweed and sometimes others. Very occasionally I venture further afield to points south, in England in Wales.

Not only do I write, video and photograph my fishing and where it takes me, but I also give my own honest opinions on tackle I use and places I fish. No one pays me and no one gets any sort of favouritism, so what you see is what you get. I am no expert just an enthusiast with a love for catching fish on the fly. Join me on my fly fishing adventures, in Scotland and beyond!


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