Recent content by An Sionnach

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    Flying C parts / making your own...

    Wow they are really expensive...
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    Flying C parts / making your own...

    Spintec also... Anyone know where to get Mepps style bodies with the red spray on sections of the brass?
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    Tippet advice

    Hi all, I am taking up trout fishing as I am frustrated with salmon. Not giving it up just trying out the trout to get some sport. I intend going to lakes and rivers for brown trout. Ideally I would like to fish both wets and dry flies. Can someone please tell me what the full set up should be...
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    Intermediate line advice please..

    Hi I am trying to get my head around Inty lines and sink rates etc. I have a Rio 8/9 full inty and I also have a triple density float - hover - inty in 8/9. Can anyone please tell me if the sink rates would be similar or even the same??? I have noticed that full inty lines are producing and it...
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    Getting the flies right for conditions..

    In the interests of starting a new, fish focused thread I have decided to put my "recurring" question out on the forum. It's all about flies. Types, sizes and conditions. My initial problem is simple, I cannot get my head around flies and salmon. I come from a trout background and when the fly...
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    Braid advice for salmo salar and salmo trutta..

    Hi I am looking for some advice for light spinning gear. I have an 8ft rod and a nice light reel for spinning but I have a final dilemma. What braid to get or should I use mono? To be very honest I much prefer braid but if I was trout fishing would they be put off?? I will be fishing mostly for...
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    Silicone Oil

    Hi All, I make my own flying c's etc and I am looking for a silicone oil that will suffice from a Hardware store etc. Anyone have any experience of what type/brand may be suitable please? Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks !!
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    Black Friday Deals..

    Hoping to be pointed in the right direction here and someone knows of some good fly tying materials sales !! These are the items I need and to be very very honest I would have difficulty answering if anyone asked me questions about this list :confused: I've just been looking at loads of videos...
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    Guideline LPXe 15ft 10/11

    Hi I had a bit of bad luck recently and ended up breaking 2 sections of this rod. Would anyone have these sections or know of anyone with them?? I would be very grateful !! Please pm if you do !! Thanks
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    Help required please...

    Hi, Just wondering if anyone out there has a suitable type of wire that can be used for making flying c's ? I know you can get them from Spintec and Co. but I prefer the idea of maybe getting a spool with enough to make a truck load and a fraction of the price. I have been using "Super 6" 0.80...
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    Reigniting a very interesting topic...

    Just noticed this and I find it just unreal, I have to admit I have been really taken on the whole fluorocarbon promise and use it solely based on the belief of invisibility. It makes sense to use a material that fish cannot see doesn't it :confused: I also bought into it because of the promise...
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    Spring / Autumn set up...

    Well people, I am currently looking out for the above. I am looking for a good quality spinning reel and rod which would be light weight and able to manage fish up to (approx) the 20-25lb bracket in high water. Weight is always a big issue as we know in spinning so I am looking forward to all...
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    Reel for lxi ?

    Hi Just wondering if anyone could suggest a decent reel for a Guideline lxi 13'9 - 9/10? I love the look of the Vision Tank but I wonder if it would be too heavy ? Would prefer to stick to reels around this price range. Looking forward to any pointers !!! Thanks!!!
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    Jockfall in June ??

    Hi I am hoping to go on a trip to Sweden in June/July this year but I have no idea what to expect. I would be thrilled if anyone out there with any suitable information could reply. I intend using both fly and spinner so all advice will be greatly appreciated. Many thanks :o
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    Swivel size ???

    Just had a look through the forum for the recommended size of swivel that people generally use when spinning but came up with nothing ?:confused: The last time I got them was from Spintec but wow have the prices gone through the roof. Does anybody know what size they are or how long they are? I...
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