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    Today, 01:07 PM
    Pedro, you may recall that some years ago we ran a competition to find a new hat for Westie. Here are the candidates: The Texan ...
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    Today, 12:56 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Guess The Weight in General Board
    31.5 lbs
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    Today, 12:52 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    No, I didn't say that letting 3,500 Spanish football fans come to Liverpool was a good idea, quite the reverse. They should not have come. What I...
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    Today, 12:25 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    To hold a government to account requires facts, and facts have been in short supply since this disease erupted in Wuhan. World-wide we still know...
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    Yesterday, 05:52 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    Offshore, I did not undertake a detailed analysis of each individual's policy successes and failures: that was not the purpose of my post. I was...
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    Yesterday, 05:42 PM
    I have 2 pairs of Vision Ikon Zip waders: the original must be around 13-14 seasons old, well sustained by Diver Dave and so not as breathable as in...
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    Yesterday, 05:37 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Guess The Weight in General Board
    43 lbs It appears somewhat shorter than the last one.
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    Yesterday, 05:32 PM
    Hello! Some members can see the picture, some can’t! The usual dilemma! I have now reduced the picture’s file size, can you all see the picture...
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    Yesterday, 03:24 PM
    Some very interesting and relevant points you make here, Silverdream! 1/ 30 years ago, C&R was not heavily practiced, compared to today! Knock on...
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    Yesterday, 12:15 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    Westie, I think we would all share in our sentiments in wishing Boris a complete and speedy recovery. Although there is a well practised...
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    Yesterday, 11:49 AM
    By, you were a bright young thing in those days! Beautiful fish, a specimen that dreams are made of.
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    Yesterday, 10:06 AM
    While fishing the top of the Fairburn Estate in late September may years ago, I saw a «huge» fish showing several times on the other side of the...
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    Yesterday, 09:55 AM
    Right on Loxie, 47 Ibs, length 127cm, June 18th 1982, Saghaugs beat on the Vosso. And this brings me to believe that Charlie’s fish would be...
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    06-04-2020, 09:00 PM
    Nice story! Thanks! To follow up, I may ask the audience:*» Have you ever caught your a.s, while saumon fishing?*» :wow: The answer is probably No!...
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    06-04-2020, 06:42 PM
    The most memorable of these "lost" stonkers, was a fish hooked on the Neiden in Northern Norway! It was so powerful that the reel handle broke my...
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    06-04-2020, 06:08 PM
    Good idea Charlie! Here is the first one from me, caught in July 1982, weight quite close to the one in your picture, I suspect, one way or the...
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    06-04-2020, 06:01 PM
    Well, allowing for the stunting effect of smoking on your growth and the high heels on the green Hunter wellies......it's possibly in the range 45-47...
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    06-04-2020, 01:50 PM
    I have seen two really huge Atlantic salmon, coincidentally both in the same place in the same pool, but in different years. The first was in May...
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    06-04-2020, 07:57 AM
    Very well known to us in Yorkshire that our MP for Richmond is a strong advocate for local salmon fishing (including changing the bizarre anomaly of...
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    05-04-2020, 08:46 PM
    Gauldalen replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    Thank you for illustrating, (if necessary?) What I mean by «Mr Chilton c..p!! :D 1/ I have used this link for several weeks, to try to follow up...
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    05-04-2020, 07:16 PM
    Gauldalen replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    Any reader could click on the link, which as far as I know, gives access to a spreadsheet not produced by you and is freely accessible to anybody, so...
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    05-04-2020, 05:49 PM
    Gauldalen replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    Gentlemen! Had we been talking salmon fishing, rugby or soccer, I would certainly have kept quiet, but this thread is about a pandemy, which has...
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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...
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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...
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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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    30-03-2020, 07:22 PM
    Daughter and son in law in London - week before last, both got over it in 6-8 days total Salmon fishing son and daughter in law in Cambridge, as...
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    29-03-2020, 10:27 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Favourite outfits in General Board
    I don't generally fish really big rivers but; Larger - Vision XO 13' 6' Danielsson L5W 8/12 #8 Rio Scandi VT Medium - Vision MAG 13' Lamson Guru...
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    29-03-2020, 10:22 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Salmon fly reel in General Board
    Hartlepool
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    29-03-2020, 07:08 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Salmon fly reel in General Board
    You sound like my grandfather! There again his choice from about 1910 onwards was the Hardy Perfect. As a boy I was always told that the reel was...
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    29-03-2020, 06:46 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Salmon fly reel in General Board
    I love the elegant simplicity of the Lamson reels: beautiful design work, no excess material, form exactly tailored to function and minimum...
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