• billy fish's Avatar
    18-10-2018, 07:27 PM
    Hummingbird slomo - YouTube My my brother has a few hummingbirds that visit his feeder . I took this slo mo when I was over on Vancouver Island...
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  • kramdrazzi's Avatar
    18-10-2018, 01:29 PM
    kramdrazzi replied to a thread Burns and streams in General Board
    I still employ the O/S method. Love it.
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  • billy fish's Avatar
    16-10-2018, 01:40 AM
    Last session on the Island before heading back to Devon. Caught some sockeye and these good size chum on the Spey rod. It's going to be a long...
    1 replies | 275 view(s)
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    16-10-2018, 01:28 AM
    Well done and keep it up. Keep posting the pictures,we need to see fish being caught to keep us All going. Colin.
    8 replies | 696 view(s)
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    11-10-2018, 07:24 PM
    tawrod replied to a thread Value for money Beats in General Board
    I went to the Thurso 2013 as a retirement treat...I was and still am totally hooked! As a spring fishing package it ticks all the boxes for me and...
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  • billy fish's Avatar
    11-10-2018, 07:44 AM
    billy fish replied to a thread Coho shots in Picture Gallery
    The fish we are catching are less than a mile from the tide . You can see how silver they are. They are real scrappers and take some getting in...
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    11-10-2018, 04:45 AM
    billy fish replied to a thread Coho shots in Picture Gallery
    We had a few today including this one on a 9'. 6" seven weight . Took some getting in and some running to keep up. Colin
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    10-10-2018, 06:05 AM
    billy fish replied to a thread Coho shots in Picture Gallery
    Had a few more today . Best was this one . Clear skies and sunshine made fishing difficult but the scenery spectacular. Another day tomorrow...
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    09-10-2018, 05:21 AM
    billy fish started a thread Coho shots in Picture Gallery
    Still over on the Island out on the rugged west coast fishing some great rivers. Caught my first river caught coho. Best was over 20 lb , which I'm...
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    07-10-2018, 07:39 AM
    kramdrazzi replied to a thread A few days in August in River Spey
    Excellent. It is really for reports like this that I joined and continue to be a part of this forum. As someone who hasnít managed to get out...
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    07-10-2018, 07:07 AM
    billy fish replied to a thread Swap Catches in Fly Swaps
    After catching a nice spring salmon on his ghillie fly back in April I just had two steelhead on this one he submitted to the March swap. ...
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    07-10-2018, 06:37 AM
    billy fish replied to a thread Steelhead shots in Picture Gallery
    Flies have varied but the usual big and including pink and purple in the tyings. I had two on a fly swap tube fly before I lost it in a rock. Flies...
    9 replies | 619 view(s)
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    07-10-2018, 04:07 AM
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    07-10-2018, 03:31 AM
    billy fish replied to a thread Steelhead shots in Picture Gallery
    They are a real experience and probably pound for pound are stronger . They are a real handful and I would target them as a species if I could. I'm...
    9 replies | 619 view(s)
  • billy fish's Avatar
    07-10-2018, 03:25 AM
    billy fish replied to a thread Steelhead shots in Picture Gallery
    Thanks for the nice comments. We're still over here fishing and doing the tourist bit. Went whale watching yesterday. Tomorrow we're of to the...
    9 replies | 619 view(s)
  • billy fish's Avatar
    05-10-2018, 06:05 AM
    Over on Vancouver Island at the moment visiting my little brother and doing a bit of fishing. Targetting steelhead with a local guide in the...
    9 replies | 619 view(s)
  • kramdrazzi's Avatar
    03-10-2018, 06:32 PM
    What if someone is taking too long to come out from the back stage area to begin their oh-so-interesting and much anticipated lecture on the...
    11 replies | 466 view(s)
  • billy fish's Avatar
    01-10-2018, 01:36 AM
    billy fish replied to a thread Thread in Fly Tying Topics
    I use sheer for much of my tying and find it very good. The only issue I have with it is the spooling can be poor. By this I mean that I find loose...
    13 replies | 612 view(s)
  • tawpug's Avatar
    30-09-2018, 11:22 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread River Taw 2018 in English Rivers
    Fished with a pal tonght on a Middle Taw beat below ours and literally lifting the rod after the last cast had a firm pull and bingo - a 10lb hen...
    124 replies | 8994 view(s)
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    30-09-2018, 03:22 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread River Taw 2018 in English Rivers
    10 pounder below Newbridge this morning, Anyone else out for the last day? TP
    124 replies | 8994 view(s)
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    30-09-2018, 11:47 AM
    tawpug replied to a thread River Lyn in General Board
    No shrimp. You'll have to check the current fishery restrictions. TP
    10 replies | 567 view(s)
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    29-09-2018, 12:15 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread River Lyn in General Board
    The Lyn can be productive but it is not an easy river to fish. For a start it is categorically not a fly river and anyone who tries to sell you that...
    10 replies | 567 view(s)
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    27-09-2018, 09:23 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread Salmon and crab meat. in General Board
    Interesting. As Loxie knows on the Taw in North Devon there are a whole series of very deep "tidal" pools that run up from Barnstaple to above...
    6 replies | 510 view(s)
  • billy fish's Avatar
    27-09-2018, 08:38 PM
    Tied this one up for an a trip to Vancouver Island . Hopefully it might interest a steelhead. Colin
    1 replies | 181 view(s)
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    27-09-2018, 08:22 PM
    billy fish replied to a thread Got one! in Picture Gallery
    Very well done Andrew. An Exe salmon is a real treasure these days. Colin.
    23 replies | 1365 view(s)
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    27-09-2018, 02:28 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread River Taw 2018 in English Rivers
    Interesting to see a sea-liced fish caught. Well done.
    124 replies | 8994 view(s)
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    26-09-2018, 02:43 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread River Taw 2018 in English Rivers
    Two for me this morning, fishing at Braggamarsh as a guest. Both hens, both in the 8-9lb region. One brassy, one fresh-ish. both taken on a size 8...
    124 replies | 8994 view(s)
  • billy fish's Avatar
    26-09-2018, 09:59 AM
    Went to one of my favourite places last week. Kennick reservoir on Dartmoor which I first fished over 50 years ago with my dad. Back then it was...
    8 replies | 394 view(s)
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    25-09-2018, 08:37 PM
    tawpug replied to a thread River Taw 2018 in English Rivers
    10lb coloured hen off the junction beat this evening. Anyone heard of anything else? TP
    124 replies | 8994 view(s)
  • billy fish's Avatar
    25-09-2018, 08:11 PM
    Down on the Otter tonight with Lola. Behind is the old railway bridge which carried the line from Sidmouth to Ottery St Mary. A victim of the...
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West Country salmon angler who would do nothing but fish if I could get away with it. I shoot too.

Home river is the Taw in Devon
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