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  1. General Board
    Just been watching a bit of lock down fishing on YouTube. Watched a few anglers catching good fish but struggling with using left hand up and winding right handed. The rod was constantly being swapped from left to right. This looked really awkward to me. I have always had my rod and reel set up...
  2. Classified Sales
    Simms Rivertech 2 Boa wading boots size 11 UK Simms Rivertech 2 wading boots with Boa system. They have been worn about a dozen times and are in pretty good condition (see pics), except for broken "pull-on" tab on the left boot. Also included a Boa repair kit. Sorry the pics are a bit askew...
  3. Classified Wanted
    Looking for the above reel in excellent condition and left hand wind. Please pm any offers. Cheers Diarmid.
  4. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Intruder style shrimps tied on 2/0 ahrex predator singles for the Tay in a fortnight with the Mid-Clyde Fly Tying club. Same pattern for all 3 but weighted differently, from dumbbells on left, beadchain in middle and unweighted on right to cover different waters.
  5. Classified Sales
  6. Fly Tying Topics
    Folks, I've had this idea rattling around in my head for a while now... every year I take the dye pots out around now. Dye up a load of materials. A dozen pieces or so. Not many, just enough to pass an afternoon and get some inspiration to tye.. I'll do this 6 times or so between now and...
  7. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    It's an age thing . I was so intent in putting a green a..e on this Ghillie fly I did the whole body before I realised that I had left the tail out. Rather than start again I turned in to a Willie Gunn variant. Colin.
  8. Classified Sales
    7 capes the florescent yellow cape has been used but still loads of feathers left. SOLD SOLD
  9. General Board
    Over 5.2 million fish have died so far this year on these disgraceful Scottish feedlots and two months of reporting left.Can you imagine any other industry getting away with this.
  10. Classified Wanted
    Looking for the above reel in excellent/mint condition. Must be left hand wind and complete with original pouch. Cheers Diarmid.
  11. Hardy
    I've been trying to find one of these rods for sale in all the usual places but to no avail. I want to get a decent switch/small Spey type rod and because I've got the 10'6" single hander version of this rod which I absolutely love, I thought the double hander version would fit the bill...
  12. Classified Sales
    Hi, I have the above reel for sale, it is brand new & unused, I have only taken it out of the box once after buying it, to check it was ok. I have just never got round to using it. It comes with blank paperwork, intructions, leather/sheepskin pouch, & box, fully interchangeable from left to...
  13. General Board
    Hi. After the great success my young lad had at the casting clinic put on by the Perth club I’ve decided to take him with me on my annual trip up to Helmsdale to fish for the grilse. I’m going to treat him to a Shakespeare oracle switch 11ft #8/9 as they have great reviews and been recommended...
  14. Irish Rivers Reports & News
    Went out to the Dam yesterday on the hunt for Salmon, I got there at the opposite side , through the wood and saw that it was on roughly Half load.... I was pumped.... Should have had my rods set up from home.... Got out and started putting on my gear, just about had the Big Burkie together...
  15. Classified Wanted
    Looking to buy some flies online , what are the best web sites both for price and quality, don’t want those flies that after a couple of cast all you are left with is a bare hook. Thanks Ian
  16. Faults & Cures
    I went out for a cast with my switch rod today when casting of my right shoulder everything is fine, but when I swapped to my left shoulder the last 2/3ft of the leader is landing to the left not straight. I've noticed this on occasions with other rods when using my right shoulder but not...
  17. Classified Sales
    Part used jungle cock loads of nails left. £30 SOLD SOLD..
  18. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Came across this style of shrimp, created by Paddy Bonner, in Chris Mann and Robert Gillespie’s Shrimp and Spey Flies for Salmon which I was given recently. Two on the left are the Silver and the Apache versions, taken from the book, two on the right are based on the Wilkinson and Kinermony...
  19. Northern European Style Patterns
    Wasn't until I finished tying, that I realised I do have some microcones left ? Tight lines
  20. Reels
    I just ordered a 12' 450 gr Cane rod from Bob Clay. My "dream "reel to go on it is a vintage Hardy perfect in left hand wind. I know this is a relatively rare item , but I was wondering if anyone has some ideas on where to start my search and what I should expect to pay if I find one.Also I was...
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