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    Re: One for the rod detectives

    I used my ‘bent’ spring-tips (or ‘bent’ rubber tubing) when the tow started to increase too much for my swingtips, although the bent spring-tip or tubing wasn’t quite as sensitive as the swingtip it...
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    Re: One for the rod detectives

    Quivers increase in resistance the more they bend whereas swing tips don't which is why they give such good bite indication, and back In the day quivers were used more on running water.
    The main...
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    Re: another new one

    Welcome to the forum Graham :thumbs:

    Keith
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    Re: A new member for the darkside

    Hi and welcome to the forum :thumbs:

    Keith
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    Re: How did you get on?

    It’s definately not a Grass Carp.

    For a start it’s eyes are positioned too high up to be a Grass Carp (see link below):

    Grass carp - Wikipedia

    Keith
  6. Re: What was your first fish and where did you catch It ?

    Apart from the usual sticklebacks, minnows millers thumbs and stone loach all caught either on a length of garden cane with cotton as my line or with a net; the only things that stick in my memory...
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    Re: Hello FishingMagic

    Hi Kronenburg, welcome to the forum. :thumbs:

    Keith
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    Re: When to strike when float fishing for Pike.

    I know this thread says “When to strike” but seeing that it’s turned towards tackle I thought I’d mention my home made Pike floats which I make each year for pennies using balsa dowelling from a...
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    Re: New posts and suitable subjects

    I agree, it’s a shame he’s not still spreading his wit on FM he was a very humorous guy and always put a smile on our faces.

    Keith
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    Re: Rod Material Evolution......

    Rods made from Carrots? They're still around, and seem to be doing pretty well according to this link:

    About Us
    – Carrot Stix

    I was pointed to this link about Carrot fibre fishing rods by...
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    Re: Rod Material Evolution......

    When I mentioned ‘Carrot fibre’ earlier I was not joking, it was being discussed in its early stages by engineers back in 2007 and it was not an April fools joke either, here’s an article of news...
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    Re: Rod Material Evolution......

    Whatever happened to the Carrot fibre rods that was once deemed as the next rod material to Carbon fibre?

    Keith
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    Re: New record Barbel announced

    What a fabulous fish!

    Keith
  14. Re: Tying spade end hooks and hooklengths,or the inability to.

    Bob Nudds song ‘Maggots in ya catapult’ could be used as your backing track (if you are not a music lover).:)

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yZj6LmhG9iw

    Keith
  15. Re: Tying spade end hooks and hooklengths,or the inability to.

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    You might be surprised at how easy it is to tie a spade end hook using a hook tyer when you’re on the bank; I used to occasionally tie spades on the bank when I was short of ready tied hooks,...
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    If I’m using hooks of size 14 and smaller I prefer using spade end hooks (although I do often use size 14 eyed hooks) and for larger hooks I nearly always use eyed hooks unless I’m using a knotless...
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    Re: Chub Catching Methods

    Most of my better days after Chub have been on bread flake using either a float or a link leger, or a smallish piece of bread crust on a light link leger; together with small squeezed bread pieces as...
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    Re: What’s your views on Bolo rods

    My thoughts exactly.

    I much prefer using conventional longer rods to using a Bolo rod for the same reasons as everyone else on this thread (line sticking to the blank when damp because of the lack...
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    Re: The cost of your fishing.

    Mark, unfortunately this thing seems to be becoming more common these days as memberships get older and older.

    One of my clubs who have leased a beautiful remote and private estate lake in...
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    Re: landing net for canal lure fishing

    When I’m roving with lures for Perch and Chub I use the folding Wychwood landing net in the pic below which includes an extendable handle, and is large enough for the occasional smallish Pike and...
  21. Re: Winter fishing - tactics and info on what the actual Fish do in the worser weathe

    Even when your waters are completely iced over it can sometimes be worth visiting a water (with a camera or a pad and pencil instead of a rod) looking for the locations of any melt holes in the ice...
  22. Re: Winter fishing - tactics and info on what the actual Fish do in the worser weathe

    Great advice given in the previous posts, but one thing that I haven’t seen mentioned so far is that once the temperatures start to drop through the floor; the fish are less inclined to move around...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    Peter I didn’t realise you could still get flasks with the fragile glass inside them :)

    Keith
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    Re: How local is local

    Between the two clubs that I belong to I have 5 local lakes, two small local rivers and a local gravel pit complex all located within 2 or 3 miles from my house. My favourite local venue being a...
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    Re: Centre pin for a beginner

    Most of the time I use my pins for trotting on small steams and rivers after Barbel, Chub, Roach and Dace; with the very occasional day spent trotting on a slightly larger river; and for this I find...
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