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    Yesterday, 05:47 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Guess The Weight in General Board
    50.5 lbs, a veritable hefalump of a fish
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    Yesterday, 03:02 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    You and the Telegraph article are wrong on more counts than I care to enumerate. The 'glaring holes' the Telegraph hack identifies are, in hindsight...
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    Yesterday, 10:17 AM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    We can't know for sure. However, we know that those cases that PHE were able to track were all asymptomatic on arrival, and thus would not have been...
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    08-04-2020, 09:08 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    The other thing to bear in mind is that once we had community infection inside the UK, mathematically what came in through airports became largely...
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    08-04-2020, 04:11 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    With the facts it's open season, but without them holding government to account will be ineffective (and I believe very strongly in the necessity of...
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    08-04-2020, 03:59 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    I suspect that it wouldn't have made a significant difference, because it appears that a lot of spreading has been done by people who were...
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    08-04-2020, 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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    08-04-2020, 12:56 PM
    MCXFisher replied to a thread Guess The Weight in General Board
    31.5 lbs
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    08-04-2020, 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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    08-04-2020, 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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    07-04-2020, 11:09 PM
    Bushwhacker replied to a thread River Tyne 2020 in English Rivers
    Most of the fish of all species that were between the tidal water and Durham have gone down the necks of these.These places were once stuffed with...
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    07-04-2020, 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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    07-04-2020, 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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    07-04-2020, 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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    07-04-2020, 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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    07-04-2020, 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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    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, 09:54 AM
    Bushwhacker replied to a thread River Tyne 2020 in English Rivers
    And some people still seem to think the Salmon are disappearing at sea!.
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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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    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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    02-04-2020, 11:16 AM
    Bushwhacker replied to a thread River Wear 2020 in English Rivers
    All of the Drift nets are now finished.I don,t know what the catches are for the T net. I did find this though. Potential extension to the...
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    30-03-2020, 09:18 PM
    Bushwhacker replied to a thread River Wear 2020 in English Rivers
    All the nets apart from the T net at Shields are off now.They fished for the last time last year.
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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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Ghillied on the Tay for 10years.Part time keeper,train & handle dogs for field & trials
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