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  1. General Board
    John Norris are having a sale of the above at the moment. Anyone got an opinion on them? I fancy a 10' #6 for use on the Wear, overhead casting where possible and single handed speycasting where necessary. I've got a #7 11' switch rod, would like something a bit lighter in the hand and on the...
  2. Rods
    Just ordered the above. I know from reviews I've read that this is a fairly fast and powerful rod. It also seems it can deal with lines within a relatively wide weight range. I prefer a lighter load when casting and would be interested to know which shooting heads folk are currently throwing...
  3. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Decided to have a wee meddle with this one. Went for the lighter blue body this time and changed the tungsten black cone for a lighter silver one. Also decided to thin the hackle down a bit. Lighter fly for a lower water I suppose. ? Won’t bore you all with anymore on the Monkey theme!! ?
  4. Grayling Fishing
    Well gents, I am targeting the "lady of the stream" for the first time with some home tied patterns. This particular patter is from Bill Eadie , and its his "Garden Fly" My first attempt (row to the left) was not great, too heavy on the UV resin and the ribbing didn't segment the nymph skin...
  5. Rookies Corner
    Is there anyway of stopping the line bouncing back after casting light lines? I sometimes get this on my #7 weight using the switch rod. on heavier lines the reel gives a bit but with the lighter line it tends to spring back. The reel is on the minimum drag, lamson arx 3.5. Line is Rio versitip...
  6. Classified Sales
    Looking for 60 euros for the lot , it's been used half a dozen times , the floater the same . I'm using a smaller and lighter set up . Postage is extra approx 10 euros. Selling together not splitting Sold now pending payment. Thanks for the interest.
  7. Shooting Heads
    Can anybody give me a bit of advice my back is in a brace at the moment and I was going to use a lighter set up,I have a 13' 2" Loop Adventurer weighted for a 9 of a line and because of the wind up here I was going to put on An Airflo Rage line any recommendations as to what weight of Rage would...
  8. Rookies Corner
    Im wondering if the Oracle scandi will be lighter than the sage 15"1 euro? Thanks Al
  9. Lines
    Anyone got any experience of this in lighter weights or generally?
  10. Mackenzie
    Hi! I am Gérard (from Paris) : my rod atlas travel 14, 9 MacKenzie is perfect with SH (Scott says 44g) but it' also goog with sh lighter But what are your opinions with classical spey lines : What lines lenght and weight. Thank you Best wishes Gérard
  11. Classified Wanted
    I am looking for a Zpey switch rod 11' rated for 18g or lighter. I have an 11' 20g HM Signature and love it, but would like to get one that is rated for a lighter line. The one I have can cast just as far as most 13' rods. Let me know if you have anything suitable. Thanks.
  12. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Playing about with a lighter colour palette:-
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