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    Re: Accessory chair.

    I have the Koram versions and have never had any problems. They take a vast array of rests and side trays or bowls and are well worth the money.
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    Re: Horlicks as a binder

    I have used Sticky-mag almost expensively over the years but did try Horlicks once ubt I found it too sticky to be honest.

    With Sticky-mag I simply wet my hand and shake off the excess then rub...
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    Re: Ground bait

    Collant is/was made by van den Eynde I think.
    It was quite sticky with a seemingly large sweet (brown sugar?) content which as such helped it take a lot of loose feed.
  4. Re: New UK Fisheries Bill starts process to become law

    I've been reading the proposed government Environment Bill 2020 and have to say that, like the
    Fisheries Bill and the Agriculrure Bill, there are a lot of loopholes as well as some lost oversight...
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    Re: Ground bait

    Mike, for roach I would always use Sensas Gros Gardons in either the black (noire) or the natural colour. I've used it for many years but when mixing I riddle out the larger pieces and soak these...
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    Re: Line for trotting

    I've used Drennan Float fish for many years and never had any real problems with it when trotting . . . . it is inexpensive, available all over and has stood the test of time.
  7. Re: If you target a certain species of fish.....

    There are a few tench on th Britford stretch of the Hampshire Avon. They seemingly washed in together with a few carp when the Petersfinger lakes flooded some years back.

    Thet do seem to have...
  8. Re: Angling Club's dismay at Environment Agency's lack of action over fishing lake po

    It looks on the face of it that the EA are trying very hard to avoid beboming embroiled in an obviously potential litigation . . . .
  9. Re: If you target a certain species of fish.....

    I guess we are all different and whatever floats our boart at any given time is fine and dandy.

    Personally I spent almost a decade fishing for Carp and Tench to the excusion of everythig else.
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    Re: Stewed wheat

    Going back 50 or 60 years Stewed wheat used to be sold in little bottles for hook baits in the old fashioned tackle shops I well remember using it for tench at Longwater, Hampton Court when I was...
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    Re: Starting back up again

    Firstly, Welcome to FishingMagic and also back to angling in general.

    There will be a plethora of good advice and the vast array of different types of rods and tackle can, and probably will be,...
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    Re: Drop shotting rods

    It is not a method that I am experieced with, but a good friend swears by the Korum Twin Tip drop shotting rod . . . He has the 8 foot version and has used his ever since they came on the market.
  13. Re: Is it camping or fishing a bivvy or a tent

    In the past we have had many a social Fish-In where one of those canopy things would have been a real boon.

    Typcally we'd have a BBQ, with master cook Wol at the helm, and often the weather turned...
  14. Thread: Hemp.

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    Re: Hemp.

    Yes, on many occasions . . . . conventional thinking seems to accept that fish take hemp seeds as it looks like small water snails.

    On its day it is unbeatable and I've had many a good bag of...
  15. Thread: Hemp.

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    Re: Hemp.

    I would disagree on it being over rated, as in my experience hemp and caster or hemp and tares can be very successful bait combinations.
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    Re: Food for Thought?

    What Mike has said is correct, however, there are also clauses in the WA Act that allow government Ministers, of their own volition, to alter EU Regulations, Laws and Rules without recourse to...
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    Re: Line spray

    I have put a new thread on the Admin forum so hopefully someone will adress the issue soon
  18. Thread: Carp Show

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    Re: Carp Show

    It is amazing how much a bait boat costs these days . . . three grand?

    I bought mine about 6 years ago with echo sounder and spare batteries for just over £700 . . . I did look at the GPS models...
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    Re: Line spray

    So do I Mike, it is really annoying but only happens on my Smart 'phone; all is well when using the LapTop . . . . .
  20. Thread: Hi Folks

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    Re: Hi Folks

    Hello Pete and Welcome to FishingMagic
  21. Re: Tying spade end hooks and hooklengths,or the inability to.

    With practice the Matchman hook tyer is as good as any, but when making a large number of hook lenghts I prefer an old Sensas Pierotti tyer. It is simple to use and you make each one to a set length,...
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    Re: The river that’s a legal person

    Which was my point entirely inasmuch as the government have very different aims and objectives from leaving the EU.

    Let’s be frank only by quitting can the uk alter all sorts of hard fought for...
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    Re: The river that’s a legal person

    I don’t understand your comment, or is it an accusation?
    I am as concerned about the environment as anyone else but unless there is another benefit for the government then I still cannot see the...
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    Re: The river that’s a legal person

    I am finding it very difficult to think of any incentive for the government to maintain, let alone increase environmental standards post brexit . . . .
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    Re: Telescopic poles and rods

    Telescopic "poles" are typically whips and used for a totally different style of fishing than a long pole with a short line. Whips are used with the line to hand or in other words a line almost as...
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