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    Re: Clutch or backwind

    I am surprised that the backwind disciples have not mentioned the risk of a full blooded run where a hands off approach to a whirring handle leading to overrun and subsequent snap off.
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    Re: Prebaiting advice please

    A lightly fished 20 acre lake is a good candidate for pre baiting.

    Let us know how you get on.
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    Re: Clutch or backwind

    Modern Shimano clutches are so good that I am always happy to rely on them.

    Is there a better feeling (outside of the bedroom) than seeing and feeling a through action rod take on a severe battle...
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    Re: How was your Season?

    A mixed year indeed. Great summer and autumn, but winter was rather average, primarily because of the floods. Nonetheless still really enjoyable and loving getting out on the bank for some quality...
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    Re: River Itchen/Stour etc

    Itchen, Test, Stour and Avon all in the fields. Very few good access points.
  6. Re: Oy-vey! From Tackle & Guns Magazine- re: Angling Direct

    I have no particular view on atmosphere or whether AD should run a shop in town A or B, but it is quite normal to post losses during an acquisitive period, especially if those acquisitions are funded...
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    Re: Fish finder RC boats

    A bait boat is unlikely to have the gumption to even set the hooks of a lure let alone land a fish.
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    Re: New Club extra costs

    This is about maximising revenue from a limited number of members and why not? Should the Sunday afternoon pleasure angler pay the same as a ‘career’ angler who spends weeks on a given venue.
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  9. Re: What was your first fish and where did you catch It ?

    A salmon parr caught on maggot from the Avon running through QE Gardens in Salisbury. All of 2oz,

    But was followed that same day by a 1 1/2 lb grayling, and I was hooked!!!
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    Re: Disgorger for deep hooked Perch

    Agreed. Lure fishing in general has never resulted in a deep hooked fish of any species in decades of doing it.
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    Re: Which head torch

    Avoid angling specific offerings, they are overpriced mediocrity.

    Go to B&Q and buy a fairly priced unit that is perfectly functional. I have been using an Ever Ready unit for many years and it...
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    Re: Tackle shop mark up on boilies

    The notion that any retail operation that does not understand the profit of the different products is preposterous. Unless of course if the retailer is clueless, in which case they won’t last too...
  13. Thread: Baitcasters

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    Re: Baitcasters

    I use an ABU Baitcaster very regularly, it is paired with a 60-100g 9Ft lure rod and they work great together. Must confess that many of the lures are closer to150g but still works well.

    When lure...
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    Re: Favourite bird?

    Pheasant, but must be accompanied by red currant jelly.
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    Re: Fishing method you are unlikely to pursue

    Commercials, and match fishing.

    Neither twist my lemon.
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    Re: whats the fish called

    Has anyone ever seen Nicola Sturgeon and Jimmy Kranky in the same room together?

    ...nope, I thought not.
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    Re: Worm hunting tips?

    Bumper harvest from the square of your local cricket pitch are always guaranteed.
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    Re: Companies like marukyu...

    I have never bought anything from the company in question. But I am reasonably certain that any company, regardless of there products or services, is going to walk away from a lucrative market.

    It...
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    Re: 1963 Short Fishing Film.

    Crikey, that’s before my time, thankfully. Very quirky.

    How our pastime has changed.
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    Re: Waters you won't be going back to

    The inexplicable, yet clear and definite gut feeling of feeling unsafe is something that for me is a rare experience, but it is always heeded.
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    Re: New or second hand

    I will always buy new, unless I specifically want something that is no longer in production, having said that, I rarely buy large items - rods, reels etc, as what I have more than suffices.

    The...
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    Re: Greys prodigy barbel rod, quiver tips.

    I also have a pair of these rods, however I rarely use the quiver top section. I will check the fit over the weekend.

    Aside from that I agree that Greys rods are generally superior to many makes,...
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    Re: stamping on a bait boat

    It’s all very well to go online and list all of the things that others do that pi$$ you off. And I am incredibly envious because those complainants must be damned perfect.

    Whilst I do not own a...
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    Re: Who's been a naughty boy then

    The law is the law and rules are rules. Falling on hard times doesn’t and should not mean that you get a free pass to flout those laws.

    There may a debate to be had regarding people facing tough...
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    Re: Who's been a naughty boy then

    No sympathy, would like to see more of this right across the country.
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