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    08-11-2018, 04:15 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread Frying Tonight in Trout Fishing
    Apart from Sea Trout and Salmon there's not much to touch an overwintered Rainbow in the fighting stakes, especially from big deep resevoirs. Used...
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    08-11-2018, 02:06 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread Frying Tonight in Trout Fishing
    I've fished Walthamstow resevoirs a lot in the past and some years ago I had injured a leg and was allowed to drive in and park by the top end of no....
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    08-11-2018, 01:47 PM
    Save your money and buy one of these instead. TF Gear Classic Centre Pin Reel *Line Guard Not Included* EX Demo TFG Barbel 53163720148 | eBay I...
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    07-11-2018, 06:13 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread Frying Tonight in Trout Fishing
    Reminds me of a few days at Grafham chasing fry feeders some years ago. The Trout were feeding hard on big fry 4-5" long and tandem Appetisers and...
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    05-11-2018, 02:38 PM
    As per title, around 3 years old, hardly worn. XL size. 60, preferably collected from North London but will post at cost. Could deliver to St...
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    05-11-2018, 02:32 PM
    As per title, around three years old, only worn a couple of times. No studs in the boots. 100 for both. Preferably collected from North London but...
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    05-11-2018, 01:49 PM
    Armorall dashboard cleaner makes a great cleaner/treatment for flylines. I've been told it has the same chemical formula as the old Permaplas....
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    05-11-2018, 01:41 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread New wader advice in General Board
    Diver Dave is your friend if you have leaky waders, he also sells ''new'' waders, Ikons included, that have had his treatment. I got a pair of the...
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    05-11-2018, 01:35 PM
    Floatfishing the natural shrimp I often get a bold no nonsense take but almost as often there will be several slight dips and bobs of the float...
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    01-11-2018, 06:18 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread River Tees 2018 in English Rivers
    The Tyne has releases timed to coincide with Spring tides, to aid the passage of migratory fish. Presumably this could/should be happening on the...
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    30-10-2018, 06:09 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread River Tees 2018 in English Rivers
    Not sure if it's stupidity, ineptitude, incompetence or malice but the EA have done a great job of destroying a lot of great fishing I've enjoyed...
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    30-10-2018, 04:36 PM
    I use an Android app named Arcus. Uncannily accurate even though it US based I think. From planning trips to checking the days weather and what...
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    29-10-2018, 08:08 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread Hampshire Avon in General Board
    That's why I'll be there February hoping for that huge Springer. Large landing net being ordered tomorrow.
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    28-10-2018, 04:09 PM
    I've done a fair bit of Pike fishing in the past, not fly fishing although I have had a few accidental captures when after Trout and Salmon. If I...
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    27-10-2018, 03:52 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread Killing a bush in The Lounge
    Drill holes in the stumps and fill holes with brushwood killer. (BWK).
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    26-10-2018, 04:29 PM
    So that's what's happened today. Been fishing Snow Hall this week and it's up a good bit today compared to the previous 4 days. Looking great for...
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    25-10-2018, 08:10 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread Floating Braid in General Board
    Me too, it's brilliant stuff. For a sinking braid it floats very well. All braids float like a cork, sinking braids are a myth.
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    22-10-2018, 08:35 PM
    I discussed spinning/ artificial lures for use on the Hampshire Avon with an EA official and whilst they specify single hooks only, that single hook...
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    21-10-2018, 11:49 AM
    Isisalar replied to a thread Uncontrolled dogs. in General Board
    Some years ago a friend was Pike fishing from the bank of a local reservoir popular with dog walkers. He'd removed his wobbled Sprat deadbait on a...
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    19-10-2018, 10:23 PM
    Gentlemen's relish should be force fed to any snowflakes that object to the name. Followed by some severe education on the facts of life and a few...
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    19-10-2018, 10:08 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread Brexit in The Lounge
    If 2.5 million march on London tomorrow I won't be surprised, I'll call out bul*lshit.. There have been a few marches attracting thousands of...
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    19-10-2018, 03:41 PM
    Thanks, the net does have a quite large mesh, far larger than on my present net, so I don't think it will be a problem.
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    19-10-2018, 01:57 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread River Tees 2018 in English Rivers
    It's looking very likely that I'll be coming up for a few days next week, taking up Stivy's kind offer to fish Snow hall, might have a look at Broken...
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    19-10-2018, 01:44 PM
    Usually use a 24" Gye net but have found it's not that suitable for resting a decent sized fish in prior to release. I'm fishing the Hampshire Avon,...
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    18-10-2018, 06:55 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread Brexit in The Lounge
    As I mentioned earlier ''Suppression by omission''. The EU has various ''Trade deals'' with various countries, the latest one with Japan. Every...
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    18-10-2018, 04:50 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread Brexit in The Lounge
    I would point out that I don't read the Telegraph, and am very sceptical about any mainstream media, papers, TV or radio. It's not only the heavily...
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    18-10-2018, 04:25 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread Brexit in The Lounge
    I merely pointed out that the mainstream media are mostly inherently anti brexit and would be unlikely to report anything that doesn't fit in with...
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    18-10-2018, 02:38 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread Brexit in The Lounge
    Of course the mainstream media would report any EU involvement which could be seen as detrimental to the UK. More like remainstream media.
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    18-10-2018, 12:34 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread Brexit in The Lounge
    People often ask what the EU gives us, well here's a list Cadbury moved factory to Poland 2011 with EU grant. Ford Transit moved to Turkey 2013...
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    18-10-2018, 12:22 PM
    Isisalar replied to a thread Burns and streams in General Board
    Had some great sport and learnt a lot from fishing tiny streams less than a rod length wide. About 15 I went on holiday with a girlfriend and her Mum...
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Now 64 I've been fishing as long as I can remember, Coarse, Game and Sea. Have fished for Summer Trout, sea Trout(fly) and Salmon on southern rivers, Thames, Itchen, Chess. Aiming for 1st fly caught Salmon.
Fished the Wear and Tees 2016 and I will return!
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North west London
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Fishing, Coarse, Game and Sea
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Handyman.
First Name:
Paul
Surname:
Collins

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