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  1. Thread: Float making.

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    Re: Float making.

    You got me....I'm a cereal offender.
  2. Thread: Float making.

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    Re: Float making.

    Today's weather put paid to the fishing trip I had planned with 4 little kids.....phew! Gave me a chance to rescue my "shabby chic" floats. A trip to the craft shop for a couple of tins of trusty...
  3. Thread: Float making.

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    Re: Float making.

    I agree about nottskev's floats, they look great and are designed for very specific reasons, very impressive.
    I've had my first disaster, decided to use some neon paint the kids had, despite...
  4. Thread: Float making.

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    Re: Float making.

    Rough??? Think you mean "artisan crafted!"
  5. Thread: Float making.

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    Re: Float making.

    Found a spool of garden wire in The Range for about £4. It is perfect for making eyes and is corrosion proof.
    7728
    Had another mess about before work, will let the glue dry and give everything a...
  6. Thread: Float making.

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    Re: Float making.

    I can't compete with the craftsmanship in this great thread but, now the dark nights are coming, will be making some floats.
    I'm not using a mini lathe, just whittling away at balsa and dowels, not...
  7. Thread: Float making.

    by d.owens
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    Re: Float making.

    I can't compete with the craftsmanship in this great thread but, now the dark nights are coming, will be making some floats.
    I'm not using a mini lathe, just whittling away at balsa and dowels, not...
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    Re: What is Traditional Angling?

    I understand the appeal of vintage gear, just feel ancient now the stuff I used when I was younger is now considered almost antique.
    I'm the product of a working class council estate in Lverpool and...
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    Re: Afternoon from Mansfield

    Hello and welcome. Need to start a company making "I've returned to fishing" tee shirts and hoodies. There's a lot of us about. Hope you enjoy your return as much as I have.
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    Re: How did you get on?

    Sounds like a long hard day!..
  11. Thread: The Kiss

    by d.owens
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    Re: The Kiss

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    Never a good idea to kiss a pike.
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    Re: All change yet again.

    I think it's good to have variety in your fishing. Personally I will never fish on a commercial and have no interest in modern carp fishing, but I still enjoy catching them, in most stillwaters...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    The rain was torrential as I left work this morning. My fishing gear was stashed in my car but only an idiot would go fishing in that weather. My wife phoned me and, in her words, only a mentalist...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    A couple of frustrating hours on the local duck pond. I was unable to get maggots, so had worms, bread, luncheon meat and sweetcorn.
    A couple of tiny bream fell to bread flake. Loads of missed...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    Had four hours free, so headed to the pond at 9.20am.
    Bait came from my little stash at the back of a kitchen cupboard. Bacon Grill, Sweetcorn, Bread and a few worms I dug out the garden.
    Plan was...
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    Re: Favourite presenter on youtube

    I enjoy Easy Fishing with Bill Allen.
    Can't imagine he's ever muttered the word "awesome" while fishing!
    He gives good advice on getting kids fishing cheaply.
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    Re: Favourite presenter on youtube

    I have unsubcribed to TA Fishing. The last few course fishing videos have been awfull on the fish care front. Swinging in fish that should be in the landing net, dropping them, before launching them...
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    Re: Returning fisher

    Hi and welcome from another person who returned to fishing after a long break.....seems a lot of us about!
  19. Thread: Newcomer

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    Re: Newcomer

    Hello and welcome. Nice footage, will look out for your channel.
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    Re: Melton mowbray!

    We always pack the rods when camping, Shell Island is a favourite. I imagine pulling in Bass.....but the reality is usually blanking! The sea is responsible for getting me back into fishing, using...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    Yeah! Its become a habit now on my last night shift, if I sleep in the day I struggle to adjust back to daytime life. Much better to go straight to some water and fish until I have to get the kids...
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    Re: Hi guy. Absolute novice here.

    Hi and welcome.
    Out of my 3 kids, only my little girl is really into fishing, it's a great way to spend time together!
    She's now using a 3m whip and - as stated by previous posters - maggots are...
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    Re: Melton mowbray!

    Hi and welcome.
    I got my kids the tenner sets from Go Outdoors, the Shakespeare ones, they are great value and decent bits of kit.
    Ours have been used from canals, lakes and off the rocks into the...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    I've found it to be a great hook bait. Well worth the huge price tag!
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    Re: How did you get on?

    Got out fishing for the first time in a few weeks, headed to a small lake straight after my final night shift.
    The morning was overcast, punctuated by light showers, the lake surface rippled from a...
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