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    21-09-2017, 09:28 AM
    HOWKEMOOT replied to a thread Scent and salmon in General Board
    In my misspent youth I fished the middle Tay a lot. During early Spring days I usually lunched on amongst other things a tin sild in oil, this oil...
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    21-09-2017, 09:19 AM
    HOWKEMOOT replied to a thread Boot resoling in General Board
    Will be able to tell you where to get them resoled or handle it for you, probably not get the same pattern, or you could try asking Norway, but I...
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    21-09-2017, 07:59 AM
    I wish it would happen. However history tells us the indolent and disinterested SG will do nothing different, the public will continue to buy the...
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    21-09-2017, 07:51 AM
    HOWKEMOOT replied to a thread Thurso next week in General Board
    Good advice, get a gillie, wear chest waders to keep both ticks and weather out, I would also take SMIDGE to keep the 3rd hatch :( of midges at bay....
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    19-09-2017, 05:55 PM
    HOWKEMOOT replied to a thread Hunter Boots in General Board
    I have a dodgy hip, any slipping causes me serious discomfort, so slippy wellies are out. So I use a pair of Mendl walking boots and a pair of...
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    19-09-2017, 05:47 PM
    As far as I am aware beats/owners are bound by law to report all migratory fish catches. However they do not have to advertise their catch. If...
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    29-08-2017, 03:31 PM
    I am with you on this, at my age I like to share my knowledge and experiences, I tend to return to a shortlist of beats, admittedly quality water...
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    28-08-2017, 09:43 PM
    Quick check of the diary tells me 35 days fished so far has produced 32 salmon (incl 3 grilse) and a sea trout, my daily average so far for this year...
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    28-08-2017, 04:25 PM
    The Don is showing his age........ M
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    27-08-2017, 10:31 AM
    I am in a quandry as to what is going on in our rivers. I fish all the way up to the north coast and no further south than mid spey. These include a...
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    25-08-2017, 06:30 PM
    HOWKEMOOT replied to a thread highand rivers in General Board
    First off for any information on a particular river/beat, flies, etc., I'd always ask the gillie well before your visit. However my tuppence worth is...
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    25-08-2017, 02:11 PM
    and next season by fresh, I buy in 25m spools when I can, MAXIMA is my choice. A lost fish due to old line parting is my nightmare, last year's line...
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    25-08-2017, 02:05 PM
    HOWKEMOOT replied to a thread highand rivers in General Board
    Some of these 'exclusive' rivers have an Assoc or club water which is easily accessible and can often be just as productive as the private beats, so...
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    25-08-2017, 08:57 AM
    HOWKEMOOT replied to a thread highand rivers in General Board
    Hi Tweed123, "Just out of interest when you say that the naver is amazing expensive what is a rough number for prime time? I tend to fish the...
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Scot, Army 20yrs, Semiconductor Ind 12yrs, salmon fishing
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