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    Today, 06:17 AM
    Bann Special replied to a thread Wye 2017 in Welsh Rivers
    Clearing out nicely in Wales, this water will be with you in 24hrs. Still too high though but dropping steadily and the snow has now melted. Just...
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    22-03-2017, 11:58 PM
    billy fish started a thread Dolphins in Other Videos
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    22-03-2017, 07:54 PM
    Well, the main stream press are beginning to take note: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/feb/16/fish-farms-wild-scottish-salmon
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    22-03-2017, 06:14 PM
    Bann Special replied to a thread Wye 2017 in Welsh Rivers
    Peaked at about 6ft at Erwood, the same size at the spates on Sat and Mon. After three of these in quick session it should clear and drop really...
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    22-03-2017, 02:05 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread Is the tide turning? in General Board
    If I was a shareholder I would like to know who made the decision and why? I would also like to know whether or not they had been sacked and if not...
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    22-03-2017, 01:18 PM
    See link below. Record fine for Environmental vandalism. ...
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    22-03-2017, 12:32 PM
    kramdrazzi replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    I entirely agree. When I was doing my stint at the Fox in the 90s we were still getting folk from all over England coming to fish for salmon on the...
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    22-03-2017, 12:00 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    A substantial deluge last night has put the Lower Taw up to well over 2 metres on the Umberleigh guage. No fishing on the main stem for a while then....
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    21-03-2017, 07:19 PM
    kramdrazzi replied to a thread Online bullying. in The Lounge
    Whatever you have said or written to upset your unsolicited correspondent can't be that life changing surely? Equally threats on their part can't...
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    20-03-2017, 07:09 PM
    It is a truly wonderful fish, well done. I consulted a scale once when I measured a fish, then I consulted another one and the fish gained nearly...
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    20-03-2017, 11:40 AM
    Keith Woods Lions selection made for interesting reading. Hogg North Daley Farrell Williams Sexton Murray M.Vunipola
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    18-03-2017, 07:48 PM
    Ringrose is a talent and should take the Lions 13 shirt. I can't imagine who I would pick with him other than Henshaw. As an Englishman I'm...
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    18-03-2017, 03:41 PM
    billy fish replied to a thread Fly Swap March 2017 in Fly Swaps
    It looks like I will have time to join the swap if it's not too late. Colin.
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    17-03-2017, 03:22 PM
    kramdrazzi replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    Thank heavens for that......😃
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    17-03-2017, 02:40 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    Perhaps the first Taw fish of the year. An angler reports landing a 12.5 lbs springer on a Cascade variant in the Gutter at Upper Braggamarsh this...
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    17-03-2017, 02:33 PM
    I like to play music on my phones but don't like headphones so, after a few aim straighteners at my club, I went back for a second one and now have...
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    17-03-2017, 08:10 AM
    Bann Special replied to a thread Avon springer in Picture Gallery
    Come and fish the Wye..that is not far from the average weight! The March/April catches, dominated by 3 and 4SW's average much more. After losing teh...
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    17-03-2017, 05:49 AM
    Bann Special replied to a thread Wye 2017 in Welsh Rivers
    Well done Terry. You must be buzzing. Nice to see such a famous pool produce a fish that will probably win the Charles Farlow Trophy. When you...
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    16-03-2017, 04:13 PM
    tawrod replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    That was me Loxie.....perfect height and colour. Only thing to report was an entertaining few minutes with a half grown Otter cub. Trevor
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    14-03-2017, 05:32 PM
    tawrod replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    Above should be the image of Smigels Torridge fish today!! If not he can do it when he gets home!!
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    14-03-2017, 12:38 PM
    Bann Special replied to a thread Wye 2017 in Welsh Rivers
    For March springers, you want to turn around and look upstream....and that should be just about worth fishing by now.
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    14-03-2017, 11:12 AM
    tawpug replied to a thread Wye spring fish in Picture Gallery
    Ignore the smartarse prodders. A great fish and thanks for posting your pictures. Well done
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    14-03-2017, 09:40 AM
    The first and 3rd fish were taped...41" and 45", and have been recorded as 26lb and 32lbs....not many anglers in Scotland would make that call for...
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    14-03-2017, 09:06 AM
    billy fish replied to a thread River Exe 2017 in English Rivers
    I remember playing rugby against Exeter University down at Salmon Pool Lane in the early seventies. This would be early April and I can vividly...
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    14-03-2017, 06:44 AM
    Bann Special replied to a thread Wye 2017 in Welsh Rivers
    26lb, 28lb, 32lb and another 30+ lost at Aramstone yesterday. Another glimpse at what made the Wye so special. Trouble is Usk is fishing its head off...
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    13-03-2017, 08:38 PM
    kramdrazzi replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    Bad luck. Surely it can't be long........
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    13-03-2017, 04:08 PM
    Bann Special replied to a thread Wye 2017 in Welsh Rivers
    One of them is ex SAS! Another cracker today, 28lbs weighed from Loxsters pool. Now were did I put my rods last winter?
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    12-03-2017, 01:41 PM
    Bann Special replied to a thread Wye 2017 in Welsh Rivers
    1st fish reported this am from the upper River...and on a fly..and proper wye springer, not weighed but taped at 42" long.
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    10-03-2017, 07:52 PM
    I saw that one on a Peter's Pies van. I love Peter's Pies. Other pies are available. As you were.......
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    09-03-2017, 07:54 PM
    Saw the pic on Facebook. Nice.
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August 13, 1969 (47)
About kramdrazzi
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West Country salmon angler who would do nothing but fish if I could get away with it. I shoot too.

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