• westie4566's Avatar
    Today, 10:46 AM
    westie4566 replied to a thread South Esk 2019 in Scottish Rivers
    Fished our stretch for a bit yesterday afternoon, saw nowt and lost a seatrout. Think they must have their heads down just now and running through. ...
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  • sewinfly's Avatar
    Today, 10:29 AM
    sewinfly replied to a thread Mullet in Picture Gallery
    Hi Guys I started to fish a Baltic shrimp on the point and a Micks mullet on the dropper. This had no effect on them.As the tide flooded more...
    3 replies | 42 view(s)
  • sewinfly's Avatar
    Today, 08:20 AM
    sewinfly started a thread Mullet in Picture Gallery
    Was on the river last night after sewin and fished the flood and ebb of the tide and not a fish was touched or seen. Conditions seemed to be...
    3 replies | 42 view(s)
  • carbisdale caster's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:18 PM
    I see he's made a bit of a fool of himself on twitter today...... His responses are what you'd expect from a 5 year old that isn't getting its way...
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  • kingfisher's Avatar
    21-07-2019, 10:12 PM
    If it was only as simple as FB eh
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  • Loxie's Avatar
    21-07-2019, 07:10 PM
    No need to apologise there was no indication of offence given or taken.
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  • westie4566's Avatar
    21-07-2019, 03:37 PM
    They all work for me!:thumb::thumb:
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  • Loxie's Avatar
    21-07-2019, 09:58 AM
    I nearly had to change my waders first time that happened to me!
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  • westie4566's Avatar
    20-07-2019, 11:14 PM
    I suspect you didn't need to use your tag, it being an invasive species and all. Legal requirement to remove form the system etc.! Still hope to...
    6 replies | 498 view(s)
  • Loxie's Avatar
    20-07-2019, 09:17 PM
    Who knows what the truth is? I don't think any rational person would risk jail in those circumstances, it just doesn't make sense. I hope the truth...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Loxie's Avatar
    20-07-2019, 09:15 PM
    Nobody will be touching raptors on our shoot either! To be honest I'm not especially interested in shooting them, although if we had a surplus that...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Loxie's Avatar
    20-07-2019, 05:40 PM
    We control foxes from June to Christmas, to try to protect young birds but it's a tricky balance. If you shoot them all then you can end up with a...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    20-07-2019, 04:55 PM
    How come it costs 50 to shoot something that wanders out into the road and, when your beep your horn, sits down and has a preen? I feel sure you...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Loxie's Avatar
    20-07-2019, 02:14 PM
    The real question is why change what works so well? Pheasants cost around 50 each to shoot, you will never replicate that through a food business. ...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    20-07-2019, 01:08 PM
    What will the predators that eat the surplus pheasants eat if we are not releasing pheasants, I wonder? I dunno. Our very existence messes with...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Loxie's Avatar
    20-07-2019, 12:28 PM
    Numbers of shooters have been going up fast and steadily for 20 years. There is of sign of this slowing down either. On average around 30% of...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    20-07-2019, 12:08 PM
    Loxie, I really don't think he's trying to ban fieldsports because he doesn't like them. It always comes back to the animals and their environment,...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Loxie's Avatar
    20-07-2019, 11:43 AM
    I'm aware of the argument it's just I don't believe it. Packham etc are primarily trying to ban all fieldsports because they don't like them and are...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Loxie's Avatar
    20-07-2019, 08:55 AM
    We are looking at new cartridge technologies now. Eley are developing a biodegradable wad steel shot cartridge as we speak and if it proves effective...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • westie4566's Avatar
    20-07-2019, 01:20 AM
    westie4566 replied to a thread South Esk 2019 in Scottish Rivers
    Just back from the Southie, much earlier than planned due to the torrential rain!! Whilst it was still light I fished some streamy pots and runs...
    7 replies | 696 view(s)
  • Loxie's Avatar
    19-07-2019, 11:48 PM
    Yes but in that context how does this episode look? No shooting, vicarious liability, a, by your own reaction, massive HH population, Traps stolen,...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Loxie's Avatar
    19-07-2019, 09:50 PM
    The estate is in Scotland. There are a number of sources you could verify this from but this might be the one you might be inclined to believe: ...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Loxie's Avatar
    19-07-2019, 06:34 PM
    The only conviction, as opposed to hearsay, for raptor persecution was 15 years ago by a very young underkeeper. The bait, which I don't condone, was...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    19-07-2019, 04:31 PM
    Well. You say this. The conviction for baiting was less than a decade ago, witnesses have seen raptors shot from the sky less than two years ago,...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Loxie's Avatar
    19-07-2019, 08:53 AM
    The situation with Leadmills is highly atypical. The sporting rights were separated from the estate and leased to a third party, presumably as the...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    18-07-2019, 10:58 PM
    If Leadmills isn't managed for grouse shooting any more, why are they still trapping? Genuine question - to what end IS the moor being managed? They...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Loxie's Avatar
    18-07-2019, 10:36 PM
    That is simply not true. There is a huge population of raptors in that area. I'm slightly out of date but I believe there were 9 successful hen...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Loxie's Avatar
    18-07-2019, 10:33 PM
    I don't know anything about that case, but it certainly sounds bad. The point about Leadhills is that it is not managed for driven grouse anymore and...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Loxie's Avatar
    18-07-2019, 10:06 PM
    2 is hardly loads. Last one nearly 10 years ago, when the estate was under completely different control to now. Do either of those keepers work on...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    18-07-2019, 09:57 PM
    So you can tell me they were ages ago, under different management? Here's what I found (was googling to find any evidence that the trapped hen...
    342 replies | 12029 view(s)
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