I bought a used Hardy Angel a couple of years ago to balance my 15ft rod for double handed casting practice.
The model was the Angel2. It works fine for what I want
Recently i purchased a brand new Made in Alnwick version that was sitting on a shelf... the drag is noticeably looser on the new...
Been sitting at the vice this afternoon rattling up some grayling nymphs here's a wee olive jig pattern that I've had a few :rolleyes: grayling on
Patriot wide gape jig #18
2.8 Tungsten bead
Fine opal mirage
Fine silver wire rib
Got a pair of Simms wading boots many moons ago, size 10, studded felt soles. Just like these:-
Simms Wading Boots Studded Felt Bottom Mens Size 7 Fishing | eBay
I've got size 9 feet and was wearing Simms medium waders with size 7-9 socks.
They were fine out of the box and for the first week I...
I’ve a 10 to 15 year old pflugger reel 9#
Been superb but the drag has started playing up. It works fine and dandy for a while then just stops and the spool runs almost free like a trotting reel. Then , I t’s fine again for a bit etc
Not great. Especially if a fish takes and it over runs and at...
The hook feels huge after tying at fishing sizes recently, hard to tie it with the butt and head in proportion with chenille (even this which is ultra fine Venaird micro chenille).
Only slight variance from the given pattern, used embossed silver as I MUCH prefer it to flat.
I quite fancy the greys shoot line and im looking for some opinions on them.
Also does anyone use them for single handed spey casting, the 26ft head should be fine, i think?. Any info on the quality and casting of them good or bad would be welcome
IM not green when it comes to setting up windows or now Linux but i down loaded the latest free Linux mint,burnt it to DVD installed and done all update via terminal,everythings fine the sony vaio im using was orginally a windows 7 machine but my version of liunx is suited to use the grub? boot...
I have got my hands on a Sage X Switch 11' 7wt and was wondering has anyone any experience with this rod or has line suggestions
I reckon the lines I currently have (but not tried yet) will be fine they are
Gaelforce Switch 27g
Barrio Switch 7/8
Salmologic Head 28g
Any info would be...
I've found when it's windy i can't cast into it unless i use a sinking poly, the heavier the better?
I've tried both 10ft inter polytip and 12ft mono tapers with no success, the line goes out fine but the mono/polytip won't straighten?
What would one normally use for a floating set-up on a...
Good on Beeb Scotland for reporting the £280,000 fine levied on the consortium building the AWPR.
The pollution incidents have been ridiculous (Myself and others have commented on the River Don pollution elsewhere on here). However even the Lower Dee has been badly affected at times.