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  1. Thread: Octoplus

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    Re: Octoplus

    I bought a 2nd hand canal stool to keep in the wagon. It's been excellent, so I'd imagine that the full boxes are similar? All the Mel Wilde products have all lasted well in my experience. Added to...
  2. Thread: Very sad day.

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    Re: Very sad day.

    Rest in peace Derek. My condolences to all his family and friends. Along with many others I enjoyed his wealth of contributions to FM. It's sad news indeed.
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    Re: What isthe largest lake you fish in

    I fish Loch Lomond regularly and it's plenty big enough!
  4. Thread: Redmire Pool

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    Re: Redmire Pool

    I'm not barking up any tree and likewise you've no idea who you are addressing, this is after all an internet forum. I haven't disrespected anyone and have no intention of doing so. It would be nice...
  5. Thread: Redmire Pool

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    Re: Redmire Pool

    Live and let live is what I'm asking. Nowhere did I mention disrespect. I've stated that I've not been to Redmire and don't feel compelled to. My experience of clubs, syndicates etc tells me that...
  6. Thread: Redmire Pool

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    Re: Redmire Pool

    Because it needed doing. Waters created by damming a stream act as silt traps so periodically require dredging or digging out. My understanding is that the owners undertook the works at considerable...
  7. Thread: Redmire Pool

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    Re: Redmire Pool

    I despair at the miserable attitude of some on here! A dedicated team have spent hundreds of hours restoring this water and carefully holding, sorting and ultimately replacing the original stock....
  8. Thread: Dubbin

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    Re: Dubbin

    Who on earth thought of diluting perfectly good ale with lemonade?
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    Re: Winter Boat Fishing for Cod

    Certainly plenty of room aboard! It's one hell of a casting platform to fish from and kind of spoils you slightly when it comes to fishing on standard sized charters. Shame the fish didn't turn up in...
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    Re: Winter Boat Fishing for Cod

    Since that post I've been shore fishing at Otterspool but without success as far as keeper (45cm plus in my book) codling are concerned. I'm planning a trip down to Plymouth this summer having seen...
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    Re: Winter Boat Fishing for Cod

    Is that Discovery you were aboard? I'm in the Blackpool Boat Angling Club but also enjoy the occasional uptiding session on the Mersey charters, particularly with Kevin McKie aboard Size Matters....
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    Re: Barbel fishing on the River Ribble - discuss

    Your quite right Witty, I should have written 'back on the topic of cormorants'. Out of interest do you fish the Ribble?
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    Re: Barbel fishing on the River Ribble - discuss

    Some interesting discussion above but to bring this thread back on topic if I may, are some saying that the cormorant issue is actually not an issue at all and that the river and it's catchment would...
  14. Thread: Olivers rods

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    Re: Olivers rods

    Peter try the traditional fishing forum. It's a mine of information
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    Re: Barbel fishing on the River Ribble - discuss

    You continue to split hairs JC2. Perhaps you find it necessary to polish your clever clogs? I'll stick with my original point - they are not inland birds and have no place on inland waters. I'll add...
  16. Thread: Bait additives

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    Re: Bait additives

    The Channel Island anglers swear by 'shervy' or 'chervy' (depending on the island you're on) groundbait. Stale white bread mashed up with fresh mackerel and a dollop of fish oil. Use a big spoon...
  17. Thread: Cork repair?

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    Re: Cork repair?

    Glad you got sorted with the Rod Dancer product Nottskev:cool: FYI David Norwich is a very highly respected rod developer, blank maker and rod builder who has now retired but does still sell...
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    Re: Barbel fishing on the River Ribble - discuss

    I bow to your absolute knowledge of ornithology JC2. I'll write to the various publishers of the many guidebooks I have that refer to cormorants as predators of the open seas and coastal waters! Eejit
  19. Thread: Cork repair?

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    Re: Cork repair?

    David Norwich sells an excellent cork filler. You could let it harden then seal the handle with U40 to strengthen the entire handle
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    Re: Barbel fishing on the River Ribble - discuss

    It's not just the fish they swallow but the fish they pierce/damage. I've seen this 1st hand on both trout and coarse waters. They are not an inland bird and have no place on our rivers and lakes in...
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    Re: MAP Dave Harrell HT Match Rod 14ft

    Are these rods definitely built on Harrison blanks? I've heard differing views on this? If they are then are they just a rebadged GTI?
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    Re: Multiplier use, oiling, repair.

    There are reel tutorials on the Planet Sea Fishing and Angling Addicts sites. World Sea Fishing also has a mine of information. WD40 is not recommended for lubricating reels - grease for the drive...
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    Re: Multiplier use, oiling, repair.

    Not familiar with that particular reel but let me tell you if you are getting 100 yards with a level wind reel it won't need touching! But I suspect you are being optimistic! Taking off the side...
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    Re: Ball bearing race for centerpin reel

    Bearings usually come packed with grease. Clean this out and replace with a drop or two of very light oil and it will spin more easily and for much longer.
  25. Re: Is it possible to stock predator fish species from other countries to England?

    Interesting. Thanks for your replies
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