Saturday, 14 January 2012
Was down my local beck today . Was agreeing the sites where I will be doing the invertebrate monitoring this year . It has been a lovely day clear and sunny but very cold. The beck is very low in fact its a worry as the flow is something like mid summer levels. The water is also crystal clear however that did allow us to see that the brown trout have been busy with the scars of redds everywhere. Even though we werent fishing at the time just being down by the water looking at the wildlife and listening to sound of the stream had a positive effect and seemed to help to break the gloom that winter spreads.