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    harvey's lifejacket {un-used}

    Never worn this cost £50 new will sell for £35 posted
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    capes for sale

    having bit of a clear out of materials and these capes are for sale Lakeland Polish brahma cape in silver doctor blue, maybe taken a dozen hackles of this cape and they are by far the best badger capes you can buy huge capes, cost £23.50 will sell £17 posted Lakeland brahma badger cape in...
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    Orvis Battenkill 8/9 reel and 24 inch telescopic sling gye net

    Orvis Battenkill 8/9 reel and 24 inch telescopic sling gye net Have these for sale reel £30 + £5 postage Gye net £25 + £8 postage All are in good condition and full working order
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    A few summer patterns.

    A few i tied up for a couple of days fishing i have next week. Been a while since i posted any flies, hope you like them.
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    A good chance to get to know your water

    During these challenging conditions we have been experiencing this summer in the U.K and Ireland which is frustrating many anglers who would rather be fishing than lounging in the sun. However when the rivers start to dry up i take to walking the beats, doing this can really boost your chances...
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    What's harder to tie salmon or trout flies.

    I have had this discussion once or twice with other tiers on this subject and really to be able to pass judgement you have to be able to tie both types. I feel confident tying for trout or salmon and my opinion is salmon is more difficult overall than trout flies. Trout flies i feel are more...
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    Golden claret temple dog

    HAD THE URGE TO TIE SOMETHING BIGGER THIS MORNING AS BEEN TYING 14S AND 16S AND LITTLE ELSE LATELY DUE TO THE RIVERS BEING SO LOW THESE ARE WHAT PEOPLE ARE AFTER. RECIPE BODY..............UNDRESSED GOLD ALUMINIUM TUBE BEAD 1 INCH FIRST HACKLE...CLARET G.P BREAST FEATHER...
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    Royal Mail insane price increases

    i was aware that Royal Mail prices had increased but was flabbergasted today when i sent some ostrich feathers i dyed for someone at a cost of £12.63, this is because the length of the package was over a certain length, i had an employee nip to post it for me and gave her £20 note and told her...
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    Russia Vs U.K

    I think it is fair to say that Russia is the true heavy weight of Atlantic salmon fishing with by far the biggest runs of fish , but what are the key reasons for this and what is so different to the last 40 years of declining U.K salmon numbers? I realise that agriculture and pollution is a...
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    Calvin flamethrower

    one of my favorite flies combined with my favorite style
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    A couple of shrimps

    a bit of experimentation from last night
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    Sunburst willies

    these have taken more than there fair share since i first tied it those i gave it to swear by them, and i had some good days with this fly last season, i had five in one morning on the Halladale then lost the fly and to my anger had no more with me to replace it with i even climbed the tree...
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    Snaelda

    and to complete the Icelandic theme the Snaelda.
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    few Icelandic favourites

    this is the one of the most fished fly in Iceland , infact i'm sure they often don't bother with anything else , though i have heard that bare hooks are becoming more and more popular here and not joking they are taking a bare hook, i can get shot of all the fly tying gear by look of it. The...
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    Capes for sale

    3 Pro Grade Whiting Rooster neck capes. 1 lakeland Polish brahma badger cape kingfisher blue 3 Pro Grade Whiting Rooster neck capes.These capes retail at £36.99each when i bought them from lakeland 1x Black 1x Dark Barred Ginger 1x Medium Cahill Dun All three have had very little use about 20...
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