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    12ft #6/7 Esks custom build

    Will really be something to treasure.Especially like the colour combinations matching up with the blank colour and the curve profile of the handle...you have got it down to a fine art fair play to you.Keep up the good work 👌
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    Switch rod reel

    Orvis spey is a really nice looking reel with a well proven drag system .Solid back plate like the Tank, am currently air brushing one at the moment ? in case you’re interested?
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    Trapped smolt due to hydro scheme.

    Thank you for your reply. They dither,at best,when asked to address the subject, fog me off with some trivia excuses in the hope I will lose interest and except the situation as unchallengeable......are they hopelessly incompetent in their challenging role? YES!!!!!!!!!!! New on the seen are...
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    Trapped smolt due to hydro scheme.

    “Turbine mince smolt up” probably without question...but how can you prove that in order to hold them accountable for such slaughter ?
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    Trapped smolt due to hydro scheme.

    I have been told that smolt migrate by night and in the very upper layer of water .When dropping over waterfalls, they swim backwards? So if the dam was flooding over at the ideal time of the season at night... the smolt would choose to be flooded over the dam wall?
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    Trapped smolt due to hydro scheme.

    Thank you for your reply. A steady decline, river is more renowned for sea trout than salmon.Salmon rod catch was at its highest 125 for the season in the early 60’ ,last couple of seasons single figures. Do the ‘ultra sound’ deflection screens not work?
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    Trapped smolt due to hydro scheme.

    Another burning unanswered question...... My local river,Rheidol west Wales, runs for about 12 miles from the sea before the natural river has been disrupted since 1968 by a dam wall which was built in order to establish a small reservoir of about 100 aces of water. The role of this reservoir it...
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    A wise and experienced river keep once informed me....

    Thank you for your input .....again very interesting ?
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    Fancy new reel.

    You do get a nice effect with emulsion and a paint roller ?
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    Fancy new reel.

    ? don’t tempt me!
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    A wise and experienced river keep once informed me....

    Great reply...interesting.Seeing is believing I guess ?
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    Fancy new reel.

    Has been coated with three coats of 2k clear Lacquer so should be tough enough....but if you’re in the habit of dragging your reel over river bed? stay away ?
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    Fancy new reel.

    Thank you for your support Gordon ? Yes any solid backed reel and would be delighted with some ideas.Am working on an Irish themed Tank next.The one shown by Gordon has a faded ‘worn in’ edge in order to be more forgiving when it comes to edge rubbing or rash ?
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    A wise and experienced river keep once informed me....

    I have a few puzzling questions that I thought I would post on here to hopefully get some wisdom A well respected and experienced river keeper informed me that fresh migrating sea trout running a river system will run through the system with much haste but then ,on settling ,will swim up and...
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    The Autumn plugg frances

    Great fly and a great photo....what is your technique in fishing such a heavy fly?
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