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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi all,not sure what am doing as in posting things as am not computer/internet savvy.Been a member for a while but never thought I had much to contribute but love reading all the threads.Fished a lot in my younger days and have got back into river fishing again (Nith)in the last 4/5 years.
  2. Off Topic Lounge
    This was passed on to me and makes interesting reading if a little scary. Is China preparing for war? - UnHerd
  3. Irish Rivers Reports & News
    Does not make good reading because only one salmon so far
  4. Spey Lines
    Just now i am currently looking for full spey lines in Hover don't want shooting heads. I came accross this which i enjoyed reading. It may or may not help if it interests you. http://hookandhackleclub.org/doc/Understanding_Spey_lines_2013.pdf
  5. General Board
    This makes very grim reading, things MUST CHANGE :surrender: Read this link : One in five Scottish fish farms 'not meeting standards' - BBC News
  6. General Board
    When I was a little chap reading was a terrible struggle. I'm dyslexic which as everyone now knows is snowflake speak for lazy and stupid (well, that's what my teachers said anyway). I hated reading knowing I was stupid. But, mum and dad knew if they brought me books about fishing I'd devour...
  7. Hunting & Shooting
    After reading a number of positive comments on the Meindl Dovre boots on here, I bought a pair and have to say that they have a great comfort fit and appear to be good quality. Now looking for recommendations for a good set of gaiters and would appreciate any comments. Cheers
  8. Running Lines
    Hello, I'm fishing with a LXI 13.9 '# 9-10 Guideline, and i'm looking for running and backing lines , I've heard several different opinions: - Some advise me a backing in 30 lbs with a runinng in 36 lbs - Others a backing in 45/50 lbs and a running in 47 lbs - etc ... What sizes do you think...
  9. General Board
    This review is now available on line some interesting reading
  10. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Inspired by this month’s fly swap and lamsons pink-headed wg’s, wondered what a pink version of the wg would look like and this is what I came up with. The wing is pink and orange buck (about 70/30) with krystal flash and black buck on top with 2 strands mirror flash. Don’t know that calling...
  11. General Board
    Some interesting reading here just released. http://www.fisheriesireland.ie/extranet/fisheries-management-1/1485-ifi-report-on-escape-of-farmed-salmon-in-western-rivers-in-2017/file.html
  12. News & Features
    News - SAMS aquaculture experts called to parliament - The Scottish Association for Marine Science Makes for interesting reading......
  13. General Board
    Global Alliance Against Industrial Aquaculture | Salmon Farming & Shrimp Farming Kills :sad::sad:
  14. General Board
    Have just been sent this link to today's Daily Mail. PressReader.com - Connecting People Through News Interesting reading!
  15. General Board
    probably of general interest, recommended reading. Engelsk sammendrag av arsrapport 2017
  16. General Board
    Evidence perhaps that the salmon farms are struggling..... Good!!!! A disgrace: Ten million salmon thrown away by fish farm industry in last year alone | HeraldScotland
  17. New Member Introductions
    Just joined the forum and have spent all day (at work) reading all sorts of interesting stuff! I am living in Stavanger and have fished for salmon, mostly with various fly rods, for the past 50 years (I was quite small when I started!). I am a bit of an equipment freak not that it seems to help...
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