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  1. General Board
    Hi, I am looking to purchase a 10/11 size of salmon reel for my 50th birthday and don’t mind spending up to £900 for it. It would get used on the Tay and also trips to Norway where it needs to hold a fair amount of backing. What would be the recommendations ?
  2. General Board
    Just thought I would give a mention to a decent Chinese eBay seller. (no relation :) ) Praise where it is due. I ordered 10m of Polyolefin 2-1 2mm clear shrink tubing from seller "bestboss2011" (£2.94) It was sent out very quickly and tracking was provided all the way. Only hold up was at...
  3. General Board
    Anyone know where I can get hold of one of these even second hand ?
  4. Off Topic Lounge
    Hold on to your tobies. 'Metal thieves' steal 56-tonne, 23-metre rail bridge in Russia
  5. General Board
    How do you guys hold your running line, using a shooting head approx 40ft long and approx 50/60' running line. Easy enough when on dry land, little wading, but, fast flowing or deeper wading I struggle to hold line properly i.e. 2 or 3 big loops in left hand, water catches and drags, also...
  6. General Board
    What is the general consensus as to the better hook hold on fish 20lb plus
  7. Fly Tying Topics
    Really struggling tying a fly on a Waddington shank then pulling hook and sleeve on without damaging fly. Am I supposed to put hook and sleeve on first? If so, how do you hold it in the vice. Anyone have any tips? Thanks, Patrick
  8. General Board
    Hi All, For the first time in a long while, I will be flying to my fishing (on the Thurso) at the end of September. Not because I have won the lottery and bought a whirlygig, but because with a time-consuming family and an unpopular week away (from their perspective!), I need to limit travel...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone , New member on the forum, I must introduce myself and here are some lines about me My name is Thomas, 30 years old, sinner, diver, skier, photographer, dreamer and sleeper ... I've been fishing since I was able to hold a cane, now the urge to hold one with two hands tickles me...
  10. General Board
    Hugo Ross's shop in Wick is up for sale. Would be lovely to think someone buys it and retains it as an angling / shooting store but I won't hold my breath.
  11. Fly Tying Topics
    Decided to venture a punt on some of the ultra-cheap hooks available online (following success with the carp chod hook for intruders at a peanuts price - see other thread) Got these this morning, don't know if they'd hold an angry oversize springer but look ok for a spot of summer grilse...
  12. Fly Tying Topics
    What lighters do people like for melting down the inner tube? I've been using cheap disposable and wondering if a jet type is better as the flame will be more horizontal -- I like to hold my flame above the tube and melt it down assisted by gravity.
  13. North Atlantic Salmon Conservation
    New EU-funded research to focus on farming fish on land Wouldn't hold my breath but it's a start at least.
  14. General Board
    You can tell the cabin fever is starting to take hold. And number 14
  15. Classified Wanted
    Needing some more spools for my vision koma cassette 7/8 reel anybody got any? Or know where I can get hold of them?
  16. General Board
    Here's me telling you all how to hook fish and what a great day I had yesterday.Want to hear the rest of it? Just after waving Ta Ta to a lump of a fish,I carried on fishing and let fly to get the flee out there again.However all went not according to plan, and my anchor skipped and the flee...
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