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    Where to salmon fish on a week in Aviemore.

    We have 4 miles of excellent fly water on the Findhorn association, fishes in high or low water
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    Spey flies for Norway book

    I would be interested in that, can you send me a link?
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    River Findhorn 2021

    Had a couple of days on Lethen with Roberto Fraga and Ross James (RJC Rods), we started with snow and a rising water on Dunearn then the next day on Altnahara but the water was still too big but the boys were blown away by the landscape, for a few hours we headed down to the association water...
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    Switch rods useful or a marketing scam?

    Yep Henrik has done an incredible job with the switch rods but as well as being good on the top of the water they are excellent matched with the SC sinking lines, great for getting your fly deep when required.
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    9/10 line advice

    Try to find a Mach 9/10 speyline, nice match on that rod
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    Switch rods useful or a marketing scam?

    Another good point for switch rods is that they are great at getting kids into using double handers, bigger rods are just too heavy and cumbersome for them but an 18g switch is so much easier.
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    Switch rods useful or a marketing scam?

    don't think Bob is credited with the term Switch rods but maybe I'm wrong, also any rod can cast overhead or Spey so his description is confusing, by the way I'm not having a go at him, he knows his stuff. I wish manufacturers would drop the AFTM system as is simply doesn't work anymore for the...
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    Switch rods useful or a marketing scam?

    Agree with all of the sentiments above, I love my switch its an 18g rod that is a great tool in small river or low water on big rivers. For me getting the right lines for them is key. Short double handers are useful but they are not switch rods, this is where some manufacturers are misleading...
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    Drams for the salmon fishing!!

    Just purchased a bottle of Bladnoch whisky, Scotland’s most southerly distillery and a once great Salmon river
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    Scottish politics

    It’s framed and up on the wall 😀
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    Scottish politics

    The rest went in the bin but this ones a keeper :)
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    Scottish politics

    Seriously that’s nonsense her aim was to reduce the power of the unions that’s all, Thatcher was a disaster for Scotland Wales and the North of England, she lied time and time again to the Scottish people
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    River Findhorn 2021

    Well done Graham, excellent fish
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    Switch/Short Scandi intermediate lines?

    ah its 480, brand new if anyone is interested
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    Switch/Short Scandi intermediate lines?

    Think I have a hew Rage Hover in 420, I will have a look
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