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    Re: How did you get on?

    Bob on Mike!... BUT this is Mr Tyler we are talking about and his Mind will be full of bits of Cane sticks and their unlikely strength/flex characteristics - in his dreams! :) His mind will be on...
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    Re: Bargains. Let us know.

    Good to see they have split-rings so you can change the hooking configuration if you don't like too many barbs! :rolleyes:
  3. Thread: Drains?

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    Re: Drains?

    Hi Mike,
    The drains in the Crossens area (just north of Southport) contain fish - reputedly with some very good Pike-fishing - I wonder what they feed on? :confused:
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    Re: Missing posters!

    We've got some somewhere! - if only we could find them in all this water!:D
    You just stay down there whilst we look for them!:D
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    Re: Missing posters!

    - And when you've got no water in your rivers and you're so grid-locked you can't find any - you're sampling the future!:eek::D:omg:
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    Re: Hello, and a Happy New Year...

    Hi John,
    Welcome to the FM Madhouse!
    There's quite a population of FM-ers in the NW fishing the Ribble and Mersey catchments - if you have any local queries - I daresay someone may be able to...
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    Re: 100 Different Rivers

    As a matter of interest Rob - when does a run of water become a River? When it's named as such? :confused:
    We have several 'Brooks' around here that are bigger (width/depth/volume) than the 'River'...
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    Re: New Year’s 2018 Caption Competition.

    I've got something you can catch!
  9. Re: Concern over cattle crossings causing damage to river beds and erosion of banks

    By using a digger to scrape the pebbles and rocks into a berm during low-flow summer conditions - the first time I saw this was on a club water 50 years ago - it appeared 'overnight' on one of my...
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    Re: 100 Different Rivers

    Stupendous Rob!

    Well done on the self-imposed challenge - and a great write-up too!
    :thumbs::thumbs::thumbs:
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    Re: Returning to fishing after about 20yrs!

    Don't forget yoir EA Licence!
    At least they're 'proper' Annual now - so you don't have to wait for 1st April!

    Tight Lines:thumbs:
  12. Thread: Weed growth

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    Re: Weed growth

    :omg: NO! :omg:
    Sorry Matt - perhaps I didn't make myself clear on the previous post - just re-read it - I think maybe you should too!!:D

    We have effectively lost one water this year by the...
  13. Thread: Why 17ft?

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    Re: Why 17ft?

    Hi Ralph,
    There's a whole pile of difference between a 13ft rod and a 17footer - depending on what kind of fishing you're doing.

    I went for a 15ft Accy for long-trotting a river for grayling and...
  14. Thread: Weed growth

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    Re: Weed growth

    Depends on a lot of factors:
    - type of weed
    - depth of water
    - composition of water (inc pH)
    - oxygenation
    - current / intended aquatic life
    - waterfowl
    - clarity of water
    -...
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    Re: Returning to fishing after about 20yrs!

    Welcome back to angling - and welcome to the FM Madhouse.

    Take your time purchasing new gear - you'll be surprised how much it can cost - you'll get plenty of reccommendations from this forum if...
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    Re: Pacific Warriors

    Saw it Phil, was waiting for an announcement at the end that the younger fisher had drowned due to his persistant breach of H&S guidelines from his mentor!:o

    Some rough bits of sea around the...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    Well done Neil:thumbs: - Careful - You might get a taste for big fish! :D
  18. Re: Angling Trust River Maintenance Campaign Success

    It's not just the EA - we've had 'words' with the C&RT as well - over tree removal on non-towpath sides of canals too! Similarly to the EA - they have often blamed this on 'over-enthusiastic...
  19. Re: Laguna Fishing Products December Caption Competition

    "Well, that's the Rev banned from the 'Fish of the Year' competition then! - for not following Club rules on 'Safe Fish Handling':
    - No mat!
    - Holding fish above knee-level!
    - Transferring fish...
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    Re: Hello and thanks so far

    Hi James,
    Welcome to the FM Madhouse :thumbs:
  21. Re: should clubs have an open or a closed group facebook page ?

    Too true!:) And it can put quite a strain on the Mods/Admin Team to try and keep it clean/sane/reasonable - a bit like FM!.

    We use a "3 Strikes rule" before such posters are banned - so even...
  22. Re: British Record Fish Committee ratifies four new claims for record catches

    I'm just surprised at the BRFC considering a claim for the Guernsey Thin-Lipped Mullet in the shore-caught category - most in this country think Guernsey only does Off-shore! :D:omg:
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    re: Magazines - a considered view

    As per the Thread title - I would need a few Scrumpies before I buy any fishing magazines or papers! :D
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    Re: Missing posters!

    :omg: Is that 'cos you do 'Dad dancing' to trance music, too? :eek::D:omg::omg:
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    Re: Line Colour Change

    Just like SWMBO's hair!
    The same colour it's always been! Honest!:D
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