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    24-04-2017, 07:12 PM
    Tyke replied to a thread Canada Kelt Fishing in General Board
    When targeting springers I worry if I don't catch kelts as the springers are few & far between & I'm sure that the presence of kelts causes them to...
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    23-04-2017, 03:00 PM
    Tyke replied to a thread Super fast action in General Board
    I still have a 14 ft Alta Stinger & I agree it's an excellent rod for playing fish; it won't cast as far as my 14 ft NRX, but for fishing smaller...
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    23-04-2017, 02:16 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread Ribble 2017 in English Rivers
    Rub a Dub Dub! P.
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    23-04-2017, 11:07 AM
    Flomog,my own take on all of this is that a fishing rod should come in as few pieces as possible.Transport isn't the issue for me as much as the rod...
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    23-04-2017, 09:38 AM
    Rennie replied to a thread Your preferred knot in Rookies Corner
    Tucked blood knot on Nylons or Fluro carbons.Used that knot for years without any issues at all.How ever like most on here unknowingly I've learned...
    19 replies | 457 view(s)
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    23-04-2017, 09:33 AM
    Rennie replied to a thread Super fast action in General Board
    I do think there's quite a bit of confusion over the difference between "fast action" and simply a stiff rod(now now, less of that on here!).Rods are...
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    22-04-2017, 10:37 PM
    Tyke replied to a thread how low can you get! in General Board
    Simms latest offering for wading the extra deep pools I presume? Boot or stocking foot? Regards, Tyke.😳
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    22-04-2017, 12:14 PM
    Tyke replied to a thread how low can you get! in General Board
    It was obvious the man was a "wrong' un" - after all he kept using Skagit heads irrespective of the conditions. Regards, Tyke.😈
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    21-04-2017, 02:06 PM
    morphfly replied to a thread Peaty Water in General Board
    The Tywi runs like chocolate milk when in spate in recent years due to slurry run off from the fields. So much for dairy farming. Morphfly
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    18-04-2017, 08:50 PM
    The very mention of that man adds to the majority for hard brexit.Keep it up. Morphfly
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  • Rennie's Avatar
    18-04-2017, 08:35 PM
    I agree with your thinking H.,my very favourite flee for low clear water is a Black Bear Green Butt-essentially a Stoats Tail with a green backside...
    13 replies | 810 view(s)
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    18-04-2017, 07:43 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread Leader length in General Board
    It better be,I've had that ten bob note sin I were nobbut a lad and I'm not gonna do owt daft wi it now! :cool: Pedro.
    12 replies | 745 view(s)
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    18-04-2017, 05:12 PM
    I fish water like this a lot and on its day it can be excellent fishing.I never let conditions bother me I just get stuck in and give it my best.I...
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    18-04-2017, 03:00 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread Leader length in General Board
    Right,lets get rid of all the chaff shall we.As far as shooting heads go be they full floaters, sink tips, multi tips, single, dual or triple d...
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    17-04-2017, 12:44 PM
    Not as far as I'm aware Rrrr,more like targeting Salar where you can see them in known lays and sight fishing a flee right down at their level where...
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    17-04-2017, 12:14 PM
    Probably with out thinking this is something I've done a bit of in practise but without malice aforethought!. Any way after reading the "Bad Run"...
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    16-04-2017, 11:35 AM
    Rennie replied to a thread Ribble 2017 in English Rivers
    Champing at t'bit now.Some one tell me its worth the trip over by now! Pedro.
    33 replies | 5035 view(s)
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    16-04-2017, 09:25 AM
    Rennie replied to a thread Bad run in General Board
    I went through a run of 11 on the bounce during one years Dee week ,it saw me almost suicidal,lost one on the Saturday at Redgorten on Tay on the way...
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    15-04-2017, 01:25 PM
    Rennie started a thread Waistcoat/back pack in Clothing
    For the past few years I've had a waistcoat/backpack that has been really almost perfect for my fishing.I had one from one of the forum sponsors SBK...
    2 replies | 111 view(s)
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    11-04-2017, 08:49 PM
    Best bet is to look for DT 40yd lines, there are still a few knocking about.You may stand a chance of a Lee Wulff TT lines,I use a 12/13 on my Hardy...
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    10-04-2017, 05:30 PM
    Tyke replied to a thread Heavy spey lines info. in General Board
    Maybe a whole Brontosaurus...in a bap..... Regards, Tyke.
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    10-04-2017, 01:31 AM
    Tyke replied to a thread Heavy spey lines info. in General Board
    You won't need one, if you find a Mark 1 Grand Spey it weighs something in the order of 1500 grains over 100 ft of head length. It fully loads my...
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    09-04-2017, 03:02 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread Light powerful rod in General Board
    Eh up Dryfly,been sat on't fence for a bit now.Actually because rods are quite a personal thing and I'm guessing the water you're wading is getting...
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    04-04-2017, 10:42 PM
    A roach in Brynmill Park Lake whilst fishing with my uncle, I believe I was 5 years old at the time. Oh hell, I've just realised that was more...
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    04-04-2017, 04:45 PM
    PM on the way!
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    03-04-2017, 02:17 PM
    Suggest compulsory viewing of "Mountain men" on sky. I think we'll have to buy the traps on Amazon USA as UK don't stock them. Hats all round for...
    31 replies | 1749 view(s)
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    31-03-2017, 07:39 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread EA Licence Delivery in General Board
    Don't worry, this carry on has gone on since licences were first available on line and in some cases also when you bought them over the counter at...
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    31-03-2017, 11:24 AM
    I've no axe to grind towards either party or indeed would take any side.It's highly unlikely I'd get to fish such place anyway as its far too...
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    30-03-2017, 09:11 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread Tyne 2017 in English Rivers
    Never got Barbel from the Tyne,heard of them caught from the opposite bank to Meryshields at whats now Eltringham,saw that bit of water extensively...
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    30-03-2017, 08:21 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread Tyne 2017 in English Rivers
    I had an afternoon of 21 chub in the run at Merryshields when I had the Fed ticket.At this time of year prior to spawning old rubber lips gets very...
    283 replies | 19659 view(s)
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Single - who would put up with my fishing & shooting absences, & the beer & curries when I'm home ?
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