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  1. Elibank

    Ocean Thigh Wader Strap

    If anyone has a pair of the old Ocean thigh waders that they are discarding, I’d be grateful for the straps - I’m currently walking lopsided due the loss of one. If my measurements are correct, mine are 15” long by 1” + 5/8” wide. Happy to pay any costs incurred, I believe the originals were...
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    Sidney Spencer Books

    Sidney Spencer Books: Newly from the Sea. DW VG. 1st Ed. £40 posted Salmon & Sea Trout in Wild Places DW. VG. 1st Ed. £40 posted Any questions, please PM me Phil
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    Hardy Ultralite

    I'm trying to get hold of a 10' Hardy Ultralite reservoir rod, the #8 version for preference. Yes, I know it's old, but it's still good.
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    Rhetorical Question

    The new forum format is rubbish - 1/3 of every page is adverts, and why, when I click onto a new section, does it take me to another advert at the bottom of the page? Nearly had enough, to be honest.
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    Flat out

    Dumfries drink driver took road roller trip - BBC News Well, we've all done it, I suppose.......
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    Tweed Spring Salmon Netting

    News/Editorial from TweedBeats - supporting fishing on the tweed If true, an utter disgrace
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    Animal of a Rod

    For those of you who think you're man enough: welcome | | Mullock's Auctions Sale date: 8th November @ 10.30 a.m. Lot 485 Bruce and Walker Salmon Fly Rod 20' #10/12 4 piece Estimate is £100 to £200
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    Partridge/Hartley Fly

    I recently heard that Partridge are to discontinue their X1BR Trebles and to replace their long-serving Waddington Shanks with a stainless steel model of the same range of sizes. I therefore decided to stock up, and spoke to several suppliers about the Size 8s that I normally use - the best of...
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    Tweed Levels

    I checked both the FishTweed and Tweedbeats water levels earlier today and was surprised to find: FishTweed (at 1.00 p.m.) Norham 5" Tweedbeats (at 12.00 mid-day) Norham 3' 8" A toss-up between wellies and chesties then...
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    Oracle 14 feet 3 piece

    Has anyone got a phone number for Shakespeare's Customer Service division? - I left a message on the site yesterday, followed up with a reminder this morning, and still no contact back. I need to replace the butt section of an Oracle 14 feet, 3-Piece, which was...
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    New book - old fishings

    Just bought an antiquarian book - it's my other vice - thought you may be interested. Title: 1929 Scottish Register. Under the heading of "Salmon Fishings on Tweed". "Excellent stretch about 21/2 miles on both banks of the river yielding excellent sport. Good hotels convenient. Rent from...
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    New Boy

    Hello one and all, Just discovered the forum - brilliant idea. I'm based in Derbyshire, and my wife and I fish the Upper Tweed every Autumn (she mullered me 3-0 last year!). Other fishing interests include antiquarian books, with Scottish Borders fishing being favourite subject - i.e. Younger...