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  1. Kayakers are back .

    Scotland Catch Reports
    Not touching the rod for a while and missing the feel of the paddle was hard enough . But we had to stay still and wait . Glad our sport is not too crowded and we can distance yourself in the big outdoors Scotland can provide . Anyway the minute they say you can take the rod with you we went ...
  2. West of Scotland kayakers

    Kayak Angling Forum
    We found some nice weather this week , very cold but calm . So we went for a paddle and took our fishing rods . What a lovely spot of fishing . Islands and islands . Good sport on light tackle . Friends and newcomer . Even some fish for tea . Great adventure made in Scotland ...
  3. Alive in the Clyde

    Scotland Catch Reports
    Picked a good day this time , light wind and bitterly cold we decided to head back to sea . Late November and still some mackerel . Perfect condition . Good fishing . Small team . Scenic Perfect day . Fantastic sport . Big paddle
  4. First taste of autumn .

    Scotland Catch Reports
    Back to sea this week ( kayak Monday ) we went towards Ardrossan . We really struggle hooking anything . The tide and wind was a little too strong and drift fishing was near impossible . Never the less we enjoyed the paddle and stayed affloat . The little group is now performing well and we all...
  5. Tackle and paddle

    Scotland Catch Reports
    We headed west this week and added new faces to our kayak group . It was choppy on the water . Fishing super light for the mackerel was fun . We paddled miles . Should have done better in heavy sea . My buddy did well . Nice pollock , bucket full of mackerel . Hardest part of the...
  6. Good wee paddle

    Scotland Catch Reports
    This week we decided to head back to the sea , the big open space , the elements . The weather was just about right and we added new faces to our little group . Safety in number we headed to the sandy beach . A bit fresh . Enjoy the video . With tides and wind against us staying affloat was...
  7. Kayak monday , Ardrossan .

    Scotland Catch Reports
    We always look forward to our next adventure , we check the weather and always try to enjoy the best Scotland has to offer . Ardrossan is good paddling wise , the sea wall offer some shelter and there is always the possibility to visit the island . I retraced our trip using google maps ...
  8. Ardrossan

    Scotland Catch Reports
    This week we had no other option but to go shelter . The wind was fairly gusting early morning , we went . We tackled 3 topics . Fishing with a reliable friend for safety , winter kayaking and how to keep warm , light spinning for pollock . Enjoy the short video . Fishing was limited to the...
  9. Winter Pollocking

    Kayak Angling Forum
    It's Christmas time here in Scotland and we had to take full advantage of this calm spell , the weather that is . It was a really cold start on Christmas eve and the troops were ready to go and adventure once more . Full report of our trip . All geared up off we went . Great paddle ahead...
  10. Latest report , action from the Clyde .

    Scotland Catch Reports
    This year kayak monday and Christmas eve are on the same date . Late shopping madness or fishing , we opted for the coolest of the two , fishing . How did we do ? Well I have made a short video , informative . It was a cold morning , sunny with very light wind , just perfect this time of the...
  11. That close !

    Scotland Catch Reports
    I enjoy fishing light , working those little lures just above the kelp bed . From time to time I can feel a fish nudging the lure , anticipating a good take . Once the fish is on I set the drag accordingly , the rod won't break ! I enjoy catch and release and most fish go back and sound keeping...
  12. Ardrossan , west of Scotland adventure .

    Scotland Catch Reports
    This week's weather was perfect , light wind we travelled to Ardrossan . I set up light mainly targeting pollock and wrasse . The group was healthy , 7 kayaks . Sport was good too . Some nice pollock still about in december . We stopped amongst the sharp rock to refuel . Some good...
  13. Fishing light . Winter in Scotland

    Kayak Angling Forum
    It's getting cold but the sea is inviting us . I have managed a small video : After a warming paddle we found some fish . Using lrf rods we found some sport . Found some wrasse too . lovely wrasse . A cold day out to play we finished with a sunset . Dinner sorted too , It's never...
  14. Light adventure on calm water .

    Scotland Catch Reports
    We always enjoy the sea , the fresh air and the big spaces . It was time to head back to the Clyde , the west coast of Scotland near Ardrossan looked perfect . It's december now and it's fresh . We dressed up accordingly to withstand the cold , took advantage of a high tide and went . Using...
  15. Ardrossan , revisiting the Clyde estuary .

    Scotland Catch Reports
    This week we fancied a little trip out to sea . More and more kayakers are joining in on our weekly trips enjoying the great outdoor safely . At low tide it was a fair trek reaching the water . The wind was moderate and the sea lumpy we paddled . It was like roller coaster at times ...
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