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    Yesterday, 04:16 PM
    Tyke777 replied to a thread thejosler Threads in General Board
    I never had the honour of meeting the wee man but every time I get the opportunity to go after Salmon I take a nice rod n reel set up which I...
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  • Rennie's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:36 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread Something fresh in Fishing Videos
    I know he's with Hardy now, just wondering about the reels he was using, one looked to be Hardy HBX -I think, the other with the S shaped handle...
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    04-04-2020, 03:19 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread First Salmon in General Board
    To further enhance the thread!, my first like most other's 1st Salmon was fluke, out of the blue certainly unintended!. 1st one lights the spark,...
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    04-04-2020, 01:11 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread First Salmon in General Board
    Like Tony Considine I too have a guilty secret, indeed a succession of them from my teenage years on a small river in south Devon, long before I...
    46 replies | 3069 view(s)
  • Rennie's Avatar
    04-04-2020, 11:02 AM
    We are all sat here wishing the bad times away, hoping that we can get back at the fishing soon. The thread on Game Changers got me thinking about...
    2 replies | 452 view(s)
  • Tyke777's Avatar
    04-04-2020, 07:42 AM
    An old fashioned simple Apple Pie :thumb:
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  • Rennie's Avatar
    04-04-2020, 04:06 AM
    Rennie replied to a thread Game changers? in Rookies Corner
    Without a doubt lines are the biggest game changer. I'd also agree with poly tips too-they provided my own 'light bulb" moment!. As a secondary...
    16 replies | 873 view(s)
  • Rennie's Avatar
    04-04-2020, 02:56 AM
    Thing is, this type of line is a very very versatile line for this time of year(were we all allowed out to be using it!). Coupled to a fluro....
    5 replies | 241 view(s)
  • Rennie's Avatar
    03-04-2020, 06:37 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread Low water hooks in Gillie's Tales
    Ken3591, I've never got my head round the low water hook concept!.I just can't see the point of fishing a smaller lighter flee in low water on a 'ook...
    2 replies | 171 view(s)
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    03-04-2020, 03:14 PM
    SP8 replied to a thread Salmon on dry fly in Video Gallery
    Looks fantastic but out of my price range I'm guessing. Still you can dream SP8
    4 replies | 300 view(s)
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    03-04-2020, 02:07 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Best jackets in General Board
    Junior, Wading jackets are a hardy perennial for debate on the Forum. if in lockdown you've got some spare time, have a look at the saga of the...
    8 replies | 555 view(s)
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    03-04-2020, 12:35 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    Unsurprisingly - the Founding Fathers set out to confound centralised power when designing the US constitution - things are rather complicated in the...
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  • Rennie's Avatar
    03-04-2020, 12:28 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread Best jackets in General Board
    Junior, its perfectly possible to get a jacket that will keep you dry from the outside, however that type of jacket won't keep you dry on the inside...
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  • Rennie's Avatar
    03-04-2020, 12:20 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread Boot soles in General Board
    In all honesty, any rubber without studs can be pretty leathal over rocks, boulders and especially slab rocks.You do really need some form of...
    9 replies | 230 view(s)
  • Rennie's Avatar
    02-04-2020, 08:50 PM
    Cordite72, the 600grn Scandi Compact will go a bomb on your Loomis NRX. Indeed I'd be perfectly happy in using 10ft poly tips off the front of that...
    11 replies | 422 view(s)
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    02-04-2020, 07:06 PM
    SP8 replied to a thread Salmon on dry fly in Video Gallery
    Thanks for posting. I so want to do that. I love dry fly fishing for trout and would love to catch a salmon on one. SP8
    4 replies | 300 view(s)
  • SP8's Avatar
    02-04-2020, 06:39 PM
    SP8 replied to a thread Big Fish in Picture Gallery
    I think the Tweed fish calculator has 35lb about 45 inches and given the inexact way I measured it off the picture that could well be about right. I...
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  • Rennie's Avatar
    02-04-2020, 03:36 PM
    We're all moaning about lockdown, how it affects us, what we're missing out on,BUT? Cometh the day, the restrictions are lifted, the doors get...
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  • Rennie's Avatar
    02-04-2020, 01:27 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread Favourite outfits in General Board
    As the reel thread, had to think about this one carefully.As I have several outfits, some tailored to specific venues/ methods, its hard for me...
    56 replies | 3264 view(s)
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    02-04-2020, 01:25 PM
    SP8 replied to a thread Big Fish in Picture Gallery
    Tbh I've gone back and tried to do a guesstimate of length based on his hands and i get somewhere around 48 inch but not accurate due to bend on the...
    41 replies | 2126 view(s)
  • Rennie's Avatar
    02-04-2020, 01:02 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread Salmon fly reel in General Board
    Thought about this one for a while.I in my high degree of "Tackle Tartiness" am highly prone to having set outfits for set circumstances/venues.Thats...
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    02-04-2020, 12:38 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread First Salmon in General Board
    Told the story before, but here go's!. MY mothers a Scot.and our families holidays were always spent with her family in Coupar Angus every year and...
    46 replies | 3069 view(s)
  • Rennie's Avatar
    01-04-2020, 06:24 PM
    Just the "Merlin". The Merlin range of rods were to address the disappointment of the Hexographs for B+W.They were a thicker walled blank with a...
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  • Rennie's Avatar
    01-04-2020, 03:17 PM
    Cordite72, were I you I'd look to purchasing the Airflo Scandi Compact for your Loomis NRX.Its a very good line for presentation of poly leaders,...
    11 replies | 422 view(s)
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    01-04-2020, 10:46 AM
    SP8 replied to a thread Pay Dirt! in The Lounge
    Have you a local Morrisons? the one in Skipton at least appears to have plenty of bread SP8
    21 replies | 783 view(s)
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    01-04-2020, 10:42 AM
    SP8 replied to a thread Big Fish in Picture Gallery
    I agree with Richard, without reference points I was going to say about 28. With regard to kings my one and only experience of them was twenty years...
    41 replies | 2126 view(s)
  • Tyke777's Avatar
    31-03-2020, 11:12 PM
    God was seen wandering around Yorkshire this morning, when he was asked what he was doing "I'm working from home" he replied :thumb:
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    31-03-2020, 11:08 PM
    Tyke777 replied to a thread Big Fish in Picture Gallery
    Simples - Its a farmer, you can tell by no belly and the spotted gill plates, dont you think ? :noidea:
    41 replies | 2126 view(s)
  • Rennie's Avatar
    31-03-2020, 03:59 PM
    I'm still at work(a part of the food chain!), all I do most of my day is wash and sterilise my hands at the slightest deviation from actually...
    30 replies | 777 view(s)
  • Rennie's Avatar
    31-03-2020, 03:45 PM
    Rennie replied to a thread Today’s catch !!! in The Lounge
    One on the rights a bit coloured, kelt maybe? All right, all right,I'm getting me coat! Pedro.
    6 replies | 1067 view(s)
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