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    Re: How did you get on?

    A "haor" is a depression in the land, crisscrossed by rivers, sometimes small in area but as likely to cover many hundreds of square kilometres. Come the monsoon(mid June) the rivers flood these...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    Darkness meant it was time for my son and I to add feeder rods to the float rods and move on to a large platform facing the main lake.

    We had made up a plethora of feeder mixes with various...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    I have been out fishing 3 or 4 times since my last post so please bear with me if I have a string of posts now.

    My son and I, in developing our feeder fishing, ended up on our own angling water to...
  4. Thread: 2 ways

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    Re: 2 ways

    2 methods 2 different results

    I take it both of you enjoyed your time to the full, each in his own way, your lordship?

    All the best

    Lakhyaman
  5. Drennan Specialist Twin Tip Duo 12ft 1.5 TC

    Has anyone used these rods? Cant find much on the net except the usual company promos.
    Have ordered a set of three which are being modified by The Tackle Box so it is a bit late but would like to...
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    Re: Rod tip breakage

    My fishing partner broke mine. They replaced it free of cost despite my making it clear that it was entirely our fault and that I would happily pay for a replacement. It's a great rod.

    All the...
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    Re: Only gone & snapped my Acolyte Plus ...

    They are Ballista 3.25 tc rods. But in time 3 more Ballista slim 2.75 (or 2.5 Tc if available) will follow if I am not broke by then.

    All the best

    Lakhyaman
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    Re: Only gone & snapped my Acolyte Plus ...

    Yes I did visit them. They are at present building a set of carp rods for me on Harisson ballista blanks as recommended by this forum as well as modifying three Drennan 1.5 lb tc twin tip duos for...
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    Re: Only gone & snapped my Acolyte Plus ...

    Quite. It must have got a knock somewhere although it lived in the appropriate Drennan single hard rod sleeve.

    Will try to get the middle section. The rod did its job even if it didn't break while...
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    Re: Only gone & snapped my Acolyte Plus ...

    Oh well, have to report the demise of my 13 ft Acolyte Ultra. It just sheared apart some ten inches from the bottom end of the middle section. I haven't a clue why. I had just finished threading the...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    Thank you S63 but he was at the end of the road. I will miss him as he gave me my love of cricket.

    The Darent Valley rods are excellent weapons. I spent a couple of hours in the TackleBox and came...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    I haven't had much chance to fish since the end of May, what with chasing my team(Bangaldesh) around England and Wales for the Cricket World Cup and being privileged to watch the most unbelievable...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    Fished the lake with my old fishing buddy Bhutto from 4pm till dawn when the imminent arrival of cyclone Fani forced the end of play.

    I had made a paste from fish feed powder using Laguna's...
  14. Re: Discontinued products......what would you want?

    Somebody stole my Hardy Marksman Supero Specimen rod model 1327727. I wish I could replace it.

    Actually I highly rate a number of the Marksman and the later Supero rods viz:

    The Hardy Marksman...
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    Re: Very sad day.

    Truly devastating!
    Where I live there is no opportunity to fish for pike. But his approach to them has helped me to improve my own predator fishing.
    His thought provoking posts on why we fish has...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    Yes, these are the Golden Mahseer of the Nepalese and Northern Indian rivers - Tor putitora.

    For your delectation:

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    The first photo is of Hoshiar Singh with an 84 pound Golden...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    Finally made it back to my little lake after a gap of two months!

    It was far too hot and bright to fish during the day so I went down to the water as the sun sank towards the western horizon.
    ...
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    Re: Korum XL Quickstops

    Quick update FWIW:
    I have just received a supply of Korum XL quickstops. The hole is indeed larger and I can easily thread a 0.28 mm braid through it. It will on appearances probably easily take a...
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    Re: Weathers not lookin' ggod for fishin....

    Well done Mr. Whitty!

    You saw a roach and a dace you would never have seen, faced a challenge and came out , in my opinion, a winner.

    I am glad that the slip did not injure you. The loss of...
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    Re: Name the tackle...

    The first pic is of leger stops. The pegs trap the line in the collars after they have been threaded on. The running leger weight was stopped by this at whatever distance you wished from the hook.
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    Re: How did you get on?

    Tried some different waters up on the tea estate.

    At the bottom of the bungalow garden is a thirty yards by ten strip of water into which some fish had been thrown a couple of years ago. I suppose...
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    Re: Hardy Specimen Rod

    Yes, they seem to be difficult to get hold of. I will keep searching the internet to find one for sale although I suspect it could be a long wait. I have an original Marksman 13 ft specimen float...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    Had a couple of hours on my lake fishing the swim below the Jamun tree.

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    I fished a few feet out from the bank with a homemade straight peacock waggler in two feet of water.

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    The...
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    Re: Hardy Specimen Rod

    Thanks for your interest tigger.

    I have two XT smuggler Avons which I have used to land fish to 22 pounds and was very pleasantly surprised by their action. I am trying to replace a rod which has...
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    Hardy Specimen Rod

    I am looking for a Hardy Marksman Supero 3 piece 12 ft Specimen rod.

    This is the rod: Hardy Marksman Supero Specimen Rod 12ft

    Much thanks

    All the best

    Lakhyaman
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