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    Does anyone know if the stretch just upstream of...

    Does anyone know if the stretch just upstream of Windsor (railway bridge upwards) is still manged by Salthill Angling and whether you can still get day tickets - used to fish it as a kid.

    Cheers
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    I must confess that I look at the Balzer lure...

    I must confess that I look at the Balzer lure every time I go the Sovereign website and ask whether I NEEEEED it - anyone had much success with it?
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    Derek Thanks for your detailed response. We'll...

    Derek

    Thanks for your detailed response. We'll have a go this weekend.
    Do you use any particular primer for the lead body?

    Thanks again

    Steve
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    As a result of this highly inspiring thread I...

    As a result of this highly inspiring thread I have decided to make some larger spinnerbaits to use with my heavier spinning rod. I have a couple of questions I was hoping you guys could answer:

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    On an earlier post on this very thread, Ron said...

    On an earlier post on this very thread, Ron said

    In fly fishing, especially in still water, we have a retrieve style that has been named "FTA".

    "F*****g Trout About".

    This means that the...
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    Andy M wrote (see...

    <blockquote class=quoteheader>Andy M wrote (see)</blockquote><blockquote class=quote>What about spoons? </blockquote>
    Indeed - that as my category 5 - types I couldn't think of when posting...
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    Derek I was wondering roughlywhat proportion...

    Derek

    I was wondering roughlywhat proportion of the of the time do you fish each type of lure:

    1. Spinnerbait
    2. Swimbait (e.g. castaic, shads)
    3. Crankbait (e.g. jake, pikie)
    4. Jerkbait...
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    That makes a lot more sense - cheers. Oh dear -...

    That makes a lot more sense - cheers. Oh dear - another piece of tackle I need to buy / make!
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    Having never seen these before, can I clarify the...

    Having never seen these before, can I clarify the idea:<ul> it's a quiver tip not a swingtip so has to be under tension, so the joint with the rodmust be rigid (hence the metal rod) - Ok so far? The...
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    On the P&P forum Mark Barrett posted the...

    On the P&amp;P forum Mark Barrett posted the following regarding Fox plans re jerkbaits:

    &quot;Just to clear up any confusion Fox have indeed stopped doing all the jerkbait range, micro and standard and...
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    "if there is sufficient interest in the thread."...

    &quot;if there is sufficient interest in the thread.&quot;

    Come now Derek, are you toying with us too! I think you will get plenty of takes with that lure/forum/smilies/big_smile_smiley.gif
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    I took my kids (boy 7 and girl 10) lure fishing...

    I took my kids (boy 7 and girl 10) lure fishing last weekend.While they have really enjoyed &quot;normal&quot; fishing (both have had carp to low doubles) they loved lure fishing because (a) we were...
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    How about a small inline feeder containingsponge...

    How about a small inline feeder containingsponge (soaked with attractant, oils)near the top of the trace. It will look like your main lure is chasing something, you don't need to drill holes in your...
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    One of the angling mags did a review of...

    One of the angling mags did a review of deadbaiting rods a while back and highly recommended the Shakespeare Odyssey Pike Rod as a good budget option. Haven't tried it myself but it could be worth a...
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    Have you guys noticed any trends in terms of what...

    Have you guys noticed any trends in terms of what time of day is best for lure fishing. I have found lighting levels (e.g. cloudy) more important than time of day but was wondering what your (much...
  16. Thread: Swimbaits

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    Thanks for this Andrew - plenty for me to go and...

    Thanks for this Andrew - plenty for me to go and play with!

    Steve
  17. Thread: Swimbaits

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    As has been said many times, confidence is key to...

    As has been said many times, confidence is key to fishing. I have confidence inSalmo sliders so I use them and catch with them. However, I have not had much success with swimbaits - I have some...
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    I don't think it matters whetehr you twist or...

    I don't think it matters whetehr you twist or crimp as long as you test your traces robustly as part of your quality control - all mine get janked and pulled using an old set of spring scales (to...
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    I got power pro a couple of years ago on the...

    I got power pro a couple of years ago on the recommendation of many on the pike and predators forumand have had no problems with it whatsoever. I have not used Whiplash so cannot comment
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    For jerkbaiting the lack of stretch in braidmakes...

    For jerkbaiting the lack of stretch in braidmakes it much easier to get the correct action in the lures. Unfortunately you do need to up the B/S to avoid crack offs. I have 40lb powerpro on my medium...
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    dave lumb (dlst) and Harrissportsmail both take...

    dave lumb (dlst) and Harrissportsmail both take paypal

    Steve
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    Hamish I have found Drennan double strength to...

    Hamish

    I have found Drennan double strength to work well with a palomar knot but not many others! you may want to give it a try before buying another line.

    Steve
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    Hi Regarding rods I can recommend the Greys...

    Hi

    Regarding rods I can recommend the Greys Specimen with twin tips - (one with 1.5lb t/c and the other 2lb t/c) - nice action but power when you need it. Not cheap new but bargains can be had...
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    Nash do some really good jerkbait rods for only...

    Nash do some really good jerkbait rods for only &pound;30 on the climax tackle website. I have the 6ft version and it will cast pretty much any lure you have. I partnered mine with an ABU6501c3 and...
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    Hi Tommaso There's usuallya coupleon ebay at...

    Hi Tommaso

    There's usuallya coupleon ebay at any one time, so it might be worth asking the sellers there if they would ship to Italy

    Cheers

    Steve
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