• Bann Special's Avatar
    16-08-2017, 04:18 PM
    Bann Special replied to a thread Wye 2017 in Welsh Rivers
    After last weeks action I booked a rod in anticipation of the river being up after Monday's rain at the sight of the radar image. It was, but only by...
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  • billy fish's Avatar
    13-08-2017, 09:12 PM
    A mate in New Zealand sent me this picture of his new pup. 4 month old Border Collie cross bred for chasing sheep up and down those hills in the...
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  • billy fish's Avatar
    13-08-2017, 08:49 PM
    billy fish replied to a thread Mullet time in Salt Water Fishing
    Had a couple of fruitful hours on the coast today. This is a good pool as the tide comes in. And these were were the result. Biggest 2kilo and...
    9 replies | 570 view(s)
  • tawrod's Avatar
    11-08-2017, 07:44 PM
    Been using a Vision Switch in the West Country for the last 4 years.....magic rod matched with the right line unitil.....I bought an Oracle 7/8...
    36 replies | 1716 view(s)
  • tawpug's Avatar
    10-08-2017, 10:19 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    4.5lb fresh grilse on Tuesday evening and a 10 lb salmon this evening on the junction beats. Still sneaking thro' TP
    150 replies | 9051 view(s)
  • billy fish's Avatar
    10-08-2017, 06:16 PM
    billy fish replied to a thread nextcast lines in Shooting Heads
    Had a go with one on a 12' 6" Zenith and it really flew. The owner of the set up was intent on replacing all of his lines with Nextcast. He is a...
    13 replies | 534 view(s)
  • tawpug's Avatar
    10-08-2017, 11:27 AM
    tawpug replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    Willtrevt, the levels are looking good and there are fresh grilse coming off the big tides at the moment - so well worth a go! TP
    150 replies | 9051 view(s)
  • Bann Special's Avatar
    09-08-2017, 09:24 PM
    To get the magic V on the surface...a habit from the findhorn that I have brought south. I am no expert at sunrays and have only caught around 30...
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  • Bann Special's Avatar
    09-08-2017, 07:18 PM
    My 'sunray' of choice for dazzling, two hitches just behind the head and with the line running down so the sunray fishes with its nose up rather than...
    34 replies | 2639 view(s)
  • Bann Special's Avatar
    09-08-2017, 07:16 PM
    Bann Special replied to a thread Wye 2017 in Welsh Rivers
    After a tough season of limited opportunities due to work and family commitments with a single lovely 14lber in June and a couple of blank sessions...
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  • kramdrazzi's Avatar
    09-08-2017, 06:42 PM
    The lines are excellent and worth the money in my opinion. The running line is good, but there are others that are as good for less money. I...
    57 replies | 2572 view(s)
  • Bann Special's Avatar
    08-08-2017, 05:40 PM
    My 'Dazzles' are conventail sunrays...4-5" long wings tied on 1.25" plastic tubes, with a gold body, orange artic fox throat, and a wing made of a 3"...
    34 replies | 2639 view(s)
  • Bann Special's Avatar
    07-08-2017, 03:32 PM
    Check out Wye and Usk Foundation's auction of promises when it comes out in Oct. There is going to be a lot for a week at Lethen, 3 days salmon, 3...
    34 replies | 2639 view(s)
  • tawpug's Avatar
    06-08-2017, 01:41 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    Two bright Grilse the remainder were fresh(ish) Summer fish mostly in the low teens.
    150 replies | 9051 view(s)
  • tawpug's Avatar
    06-08-2017, 12:38 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    Well we've had good water this week on the Junction beats. We started fishing late on Tuesday when the main stem dropped to 700 and our members have...
    150 replies | 9051 view(s)
  • billy fish's Avatar
    06-08-2017, 07:56 AM
    billy fish replied to a thread Gaffing salmon in General Board
    After watching a bass following the bass a mate had hooked , boat fishing with live sandeel , I managed to net the two fish. When I emptied the net...
    24 replies | 1245 view(s)
  • billy fish's Avatar
    04-08-2017, 08:45 PM
    What would you have done? Having a preliminary look at zone 1 on the Lakselve my mate and I see a fellow angler playing a large salmon. He saw us...
    24 replies | 1245 view(s)
  • billy fish's Avatar
    04-08-2017, 06:36 PM
    Agree with Above. I believe it was voted line of the millennium. I managed to get one for £32 recently which I christened in Norway with the fish...
    2 replies | 96 view(s)
  • Bann Special's Avatar
    04-08-2017, 07:54 AM
    A sunray type fly on a plastic tube (I like a gold body and orange throat) riffled through the surface at pace. if fishing at range add a couple of...
    34 replies | 2639 view(s)
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    03-08-2017, 10:31 PM
    greenspey replied to a thread inverness fishing in General Board
    Beauly
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  • tawpug's Avatar
    03-08-2017, 08:14 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    Fish of 16, 2 x 11, 10 and 6lb taken on the Upper Middle river today. The Mole looks lovely after a very small rise last night. Thought the...
    150 replies | 9051 view(s)
  • billy fish's Avatar
    02-08-2017, 01:19 PM
    billy fish replied to a thread Gaula 2017 in General Board
    There's always a chance of a fish like this. 21.6kilo. caught on the Lakselve on the 13th July on fly by a local man . Local knowledge is very...
    52 replies | 3136 view(s)
  • tawrod's Avatar
    02-08-2017, 09:24 AM
    tawrod replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    It was me. Finished with 4 Salmon and Peal. Can't believe I get two days of perfect conditions in two weeks. Lost 3 more Salmon including two very...
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  • tawpug's Avatar
    01-08-2017, 11:50 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    Two for us below Junction this evening. Fresh 6lb Grilse and a freshish 10lb hen (returned). Fish seen running. Water in the main stem below junction...
    150 replies | 9051 view(s)
  • Bann Special's Avatar
    01-08-2017, 06:51 PM
    Aye, a high honour indeed:D
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  • Bann Special's Avatar
    01-08-2017, 03:55 PM
    Well that was tough, but the company and scenery more than made up for the fish’s intransigence. With the exception of Monday when they briefly came...
    34 replies | 2639 view(s)
  • billy fish's Avatar
    30-07-2017, 11:37 AM
    This one turned up this morning.
    11 replies | 731 view(s)
  • tawrod's Avatar
    29-07-2017, 10:41 AM
    tawrod replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    We have been picking up a few nice fish. Weather turning hasn't helped
    150 replies | 9051 view(s)
  • tawpug's Avatar
    28-07-2017, 10:33 AM
    tawpug replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    Nicely done Tawrod. Many Bass about. Last time I went down I only managed one. TP
    150 replies | 9051 view(s)
  • tawrod's Avatar
    28-07-2017, 08:32 AM
    tawrod replied to a thread Taw 2017 in English Rivers
    Friends Bass fishing in the estuary report lots of Salmon showing...big fish too Only one of the 5 was freshish on Weds, rest had been in some...
    150 replies | 9051 view(s)
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West Country salmon angler who would do nothing but fish if I could get away with it. I shoot too.

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