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    Today, 11:31 AM
    goosander replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I always remember that it is the same civil servants no matter what party is in. Bob.
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    Yesterday, 09:53 AM
    goosander replied to a thread River Earn 2019 in Scottish Rivers
    Looking forward to seeing your pictures. Bob.
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    10-12-2019, 01:28 AM
    Please do not take this the wrong way, LouisCha, but to fish for or take sea-trout anywhere in Scotland except Orkney and Shetland, you can only do...
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    09-12-2019, 07:22 PM
    I don't call them "do gooders". They are "do badders". Let us examine their drivel further. The rich man who can afford the private Teith beats will...
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    09-12-2019, 06:37 PM
    Invermarnoch replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I agree about the choice facing us, Bob. It's a bleak prospect indeed. but otherwise I do not, with respect, follow your reasoning. Why should a...
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    09-12-2019, 05:03 PM
    goosander replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Personally I would ban all polls for several months if possible before an election. Persons seeing them may change there vote because they do not...
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    09-12-2019, 04:55 PM
    Read the article in the Herald. My first thoughts are what are we wasting money on now. From what I read if about half the young ones are missing in...
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    08-12-2019, 09:57 AM
    Just the same as many other rivers. BUT do not worry in a short while when there are no fish left the all the do-gooders will turn to rewilding the...
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    05-12-2019, 10:13 AM
    Post 46. I have offered to show others the damage the beavers do to the flood banks and the trees for a good number of years. Not one person has...
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    05-12-2019, 10:11 AM
    When one complains about others then that shows they are winning. Just ignore them. Had P.M. s in the past that are worse than any of the above. I...
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    04-12-2019, 06:16 PM
    M problem with tracking smolts out to sea and beyond is mans greed. The fishers with there drift nets will be using the information get the fish on...
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    04-12-2019, 06:08 PM
    Going by the damage to the banks and the trees some as old as 300 years get rid of all of them. People can talk about how wonderful they are and all...
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    01-12-2019, 06:25 AM
    Lots of issues here gentlemen, and many, many well-made points. First, let me declare an interest. My son-in-law is in the police. He is a really...
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    30-11-2019, 08:59 AM
    goosander replied to a thread Death on our streets in The Lounge
    The system is not working. Not just terrorists but murders released back to kill again. Bob.
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    30-11-2019, 08:54 AM
    Every time an article comes up about beavers we are told how wonderful they are. I just wonder how many people have seen the damage they do, As far...
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    29-11-2019, 09:36 AM
    Just wondering how many deer are going to be killed to save the trees and how many capercailly going to die caught in the deer fences. Planted on the...
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    28-11-2019, 05:35 PM
    goosander replied to a thread For discussion in General Board
    Done a lot more good spending the money on killing F.E.B.s. If the R.S.P.B. can get licences to kill hedgehogs/ravens/stoats/rats and others that we...
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    28-11-2019, 02:03 PM
    Gustav replied to a thread For discussion in General Board
    The stuff in the report is not all bad but it is written in a "lashings of ginger beer" style and fails to discuss in depth the real reason for a...
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    27-11-2019, 10:52 AM
    Gustav replied to a thread Smolt tracking in General Board
    An interesting film which is just in reality a shaky first step. Like it or not the success of any real initiatives to protect and enhance the...
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    25-11-2019, 06:33 PM
    goosander replied to a thread River Earn 2019 in Scottish Rivers
    Tom. If there was a chance of a counter I would have asked about installing it upstream of Forteviot bridge and am sure that would have been...
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    25-11-2019, 09:54 AM
    goosander replied to a thread River Earn 2019 in Scottish Rivers
    Peter I know the cost were high and the running costs were not cheap. I felt and still do that it would have given the association a target to work...
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    24-11-2019, 10:14 AM
    goosander replied to a thread River Earn 2019 in Scottish Rivers
    Peter I was trying to find out about a counter for the last number of years I have been told that it would need to be done through the Tay board....
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    24-11-2019, 10:04 AM
    goosander replied to a thread Otter and Cormorants in The Lounge
    Have seen otters take a mute swan and another swan that was sleeping wake up and make off in a panic when an otter appeared beside it, Was watching...
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    22-11-2019, 09:23 AM
    goosander replied to a thread Keeping Jungle Fowl in The Lounge
    Second year onwards they were at there best. Would just gather up the feathers when moulting instead of killing the birds so the feathers were all...
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    21-11-2019, 06:15 PM
    goosander replied to a thread River Earn 2019 in Scottish Rivers
    Will be good to find out the tally for the past season. The sea trout started off early for us and then fizzled out until about end of August. After...
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    21-11-2019, 06:09 PM
    goosander replied to a thread Keeping Jungle Fowl in The Lounge
    Just kept them in pairs but if I had more room would have tried several with the one cock bird. There used to be a mag called Cage and Aviary birds...
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    21-11-2019, 06:02 PM
    goosander replied to a thread Wading studs.. in General Board
    N.K. Take a look at there website. There are various types. The ones I got are as above 3000a Bob.
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    21-11-2019, 09:54 AM
    goosander replied to a thread Keeping Jungle Fowl in The Lounge
    Used to rear ornamental pheasants including jungle fowl as well as parakeets. Would say that they were a lot easier to raise and breed that a lot of...
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    21-11-2019, 09:45 AM
    goosander replied to a thread Wading studs.. in General Board
    Spoke to Chris of Supertracks on Monday and he said he would phone back in 1/2 hour as he was with some one. 10 minutes later a lady phoned for my...
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    19-11-2019, 10:03 AM
    goosander replied to a thread Why Do You Fish? in General Board
    Do not know yet. Makes me realise how unimportant we are in the way of life. Bob.
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