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    14-05-2019, 03:44 PM
    gwelsher replied to a thread Help identifying line in Lines
    Thanks guys you seem to have nailed it :thumb: Time to give it a go now.
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    13-05-2019, 06:05 PM
    gwelsher started a thread Help identifying line in Lines
    I have just got a 2nd hand reel with a line on it that I wonder if somebody can identify it. All I know is that it is 9/10. I am thinking it might...
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  • gwelsher's Avatar
    13-05-2019, 06:01 PM
    Door steps a bit scruffy but the flies ain't :thumb::thumb:
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  • gwelsher's Avatar
    13-05-2019, 11:27 AM
    After many, many seasons the BOA laces on my Korkers started fraying. After checking old posts on the Forum I went to the BOA website and filled in...
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  • ceide's Avatar
    12-05-2019, 10:07 PM
    Donít know if you could call it a stoats tail? In fact itís stretching it a bit to call it a fly! Extraordinarily simple to tie. Size 7 Salar tube...
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  • ceide's Avatar
    11-05-2019, 09:15 PM
    ceide replied to a thread Salmologic Leaders in Lines
    Dexter - The head is an 18g salmologic - airflo leaders seem too heavy / fat for it. Suppose it makes sense to buy the salmologic leaders designed...
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    11-05-2019, 08:53 PM
    ceide replied to a thread Phoenix Shrimp in Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Thanks Garry - appreciated Looking at the photo again - looks like the ends of the GP tail and GP bunches over the middle hackle are giving a...
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  • gwelsher's Avatar
    11-05-2019, 08:29 PM
    Must be my eyes. Sunburst is a sort of deep Yellow with a hint of hot orange. Here's a video of Davie dyeing it How to Dye Feathers Sunburst with...
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  • ceide's Avatar
    11-05-2019, 08:01 PM
    ceide replied to a thread Phoenix Shrimp in Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Thanks Garry Yea body is a bit plump - lots to stuff into a size 10 No the hackles are untouched - think itís the contrast with the black...
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  • gwelsher's Avatar
    11-05-2019, 07:22 PM
    Blimey Jockie not giving you grief about the BLING :lol: Nice tying, looking forward to seeing more.
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  • gwelsher's Avatar
    11-05-2019, 07:17 PM
    Yes I think the colours are a bit out. The dressing I have is Hook - Gold Thread - Fire Orange Tag - Oval Gold Tail - Dyed Orange GP Rump ...
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  • ceide's Avatar
    11-05-2019, 04:59 PM
    Cheers Lamson Chanced my arm and posted a second fly - my attempt at the Phoenix shrimp - in the shrimp fly section. Weíll see how that goes!...
    8 replies | 334 view(s)
  • ceide's Avatar
    11-05-2019, 04:44 PM
    Cheers fisherman95 - taken with my phone so not the best picture
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  • ceide's Avatar
    11-05-2019, 04:30 PM
    Supposed to be a Phoenix shrimp but think that I may have got my hackle colours a bit out. Tied on a size 10 Rival double. Constructive criticism...
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  • ceide's Avatar
    11-05-2019, 04:22 PM
    Owenea shrimp with a bit of bling. The first fly Iíve posted on this forum so go easy.
    8 replies | 334 view(s)
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    11-05-2019, 04:14 PM
    ceide replied to a thread Salmologic Leaders in Lines
    Bankwheel - forgot to say - thanks for the offer. Iíll just go ahead and order one - probably the easiest solution. Thanks again.
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    11-05-2019, 04:12 PM
    ceide replied to a thread Salmologic Leaders in Lines
    Thanks for that. They polyleaders do seem a bit thick for the salmologic head which may be impacting on the casting. Think Iíll have to just bite the...
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  • ceide's Avatar
    10-05-2019, 10:05 PM
    ceide started a thread Salmologic Leaders in Lines
    Anyone know if there is much of a difference between salmologic leaders and polyleaders apart from the price? Iíve a wallet full of polyleaders and...
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  • gwelsher's Avatar
    10-05-2019, 08:07 PM
    You must give Jockie some more specific instructions GK you know how precise he is :tongue: I've just chosen mine for the Wye carrying a bit of...
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    10-05-2019, 09:46 AM
    Eminem replied to a thread Deveron 2019 in Scottish Rivers
    Seems to be a "decent" head of fish building, especially mid-river. First impressons suggest the NE (of Scotland) rivers may be faring better than...
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  • gwelsher's Avatar
    08-05-2019, 09:59 PM
    I hate the look of the down eye salmon hooks but that one has a nice round bend so that shrimp sits on it quite well. Oh and the tying isn't that...
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  • gwelsher's Avatar
    07-05-2019, 02:37 PM
    Anvil Atlas for me. Bulletproof. Although I notice the price has jumped up to over £200 now.
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  • ceide's Avatar
    07-05-2019, 12:59 PM
    ceide replied to a thread Pontoon Bridge . in Picture Gallery
    Cheers Kenny - Iíll not be booking in this weekend so!
    8 replies | 637 view(s)
  • PAC's Avatar
    07-05-2019, 12:03 PM
    Further to last message. Here is a link of fishery map with parking indicated East Mayo Anglers' Fishery | River Moy | Salmon Fishing Water...
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  • PAC's Avatar
    07-05-2019, 11:47 AM
    Hi, Have you tried Tomas at Danielsson? Never met a more helpful person. Always replies quickly to emails with full answers. ...
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  • ceide's Avatar
    07-05-2019, 01:27 AM
    ceide replied to a thread Pontoon Bridge . in Picture Gallery
    Kenny - as kramdrazzi was asking - any word of Pontoon Bridge Hotel opening again? I heard that it had been sold a while ago. Always loved staying...
    8 replies | 637 view(s)
  • PAC's Avatar
    06-05-2019, 01:21 PM
    Best of luck it is a lovely stretch. Several options. 1 is to park at the Gub and wade the Gweestion and then fish back down. Other option...
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  • GearoidMuldowney's Avatar
    03-05-2019, 09:10 PM
    GearoidMuldowney replied to a thread Salmon Lough line? in Lines
    I donít know Tenet, Iíd say Iíll get another big one this year for sure. I prefer to hope for the best and plan for it too. Ha ha ha. I guess...
    7 replies | 295 view(s)
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    03-05-2019, 09:04 PM
    GearoidMuldowney replied to a thread Salmon Lough line? in Lines
    Thanks Pedro, Itís great to hear feed back about other peopleís outfits. I like fishing light too so Iíll try and stick with the single hander. And...
    7 replies | 295 view(s)
  • GearoidMuldowney's Avatar
    03-05-2019, 08:57 PM
    GearoidMuldowney replied to a thread Salmon Lough line? in Lines
    Thanks betanut, I think Iíll try the large arbour reel on the 10ft rod with the fighting butt attached. It a nice light rod for over head casting....
    7 replies | 295 view(s)
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