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    Re: What is the best all round pellet?

    Years ago I used to buy my pellets direct from a firm called Trow Aquaculture near Preston. All 4mm halibut that I put directly into a feeder with hemp for Barbel.
    Others were a light brown variety...
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    Re: Tips on Tares

    S63, I simply fill my flask top (cup) on my 1litre flask, place the tares inside it with one iron tablet and Finnish the process by filling the flask with boiling water and leaving overnight.
    When...
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    Re: Tips on Tares

    A flask top full of tares and an iron tablet (ferrous sulphate at the chemists) left overnight will give you nice tares of a suitable hooking consistency that appear like black shiney pearls....
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    Re: Fishing opposite someone

    Alan, years before I joined the club its members were mostly match anglers who, up to 1990 when the match scene on the river crashed held weekly matches where the river was often occupied by a...
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    Re: Fishing opposite someone

    Lovely club John. Every member was vetted before being asked to join.
    A superb portfolio of waters and a very special surprise water to use when I finally joined .
    But my first choice was always...
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    Re: Fishing opposite someone

    Be nice if "A" was observed by all.
    I recantly let my membership go in a club that had a productive stretch of the Tidal Trent.
    It was good, so good that when float fishing for Barbel we were...
  7. Re: A Guide to River Carp Fishing by Andrew Patterson

    Mark, fully understand where you're coming from , the big problem on the Trent is the currant against the line if much distance is required .
    Even the rod pitched high won't do it most occasions...
  8. Re: A Guide to River Carp Fishing by Andrew Patterson

    Mark, I've fished the Trent for carp and Barbel since 1980 (carp only at that time) , mainly in winter when some of my better catches came in flooded conditions .
    At the time carp leads available...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    I thought hard about returning to my Stillwater after such a dissapointing start so decided to return next week and have an enforced change , so, not wishing to look a gift horse in the mouth I...
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    Re: Modern fishing, a joyless experience?

    Andylab-- I would give my eyeteeth to live so close to the Avon and Stour!
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    Re: Bargains. Let us know.

    Just found this Aero Gt 6010 baitrunner languishing in a tackle shop second hand section, filthy didn't even describe its appearance but having two already and needing three I gave it a onceover and...
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    Re: How did you get on?

    Had my first trip out yesterday, fished from around nine am until 7-30 pm . Any Bream or Tench would have been welcomed by anyone present but none were forthcoming.
    Another familier start to my...
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    Re: Another very sad day

    I was only chatting to Mike by text less than two weeks ago , such a big shock late last night when I heard he had passed away!
    Rip.
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    Another very sad day

    Sadly Mike Townsend passed away yesterday.
    Mike as most will know was well known for his catches of big roach and often feutured in the angling press with some tremendous specimens.
    A near local...
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    Re: Favourite presenter on youtube

    It's a pity u tube didn't come along 25years earlier to capture some of the really good river anglers that dominated places like the Trent , Severn and Thames .
  16. Re: What to do on a rainy day (Blue Peter inspired)

    S63, great idea, good perhaps when lure fishing along a canal towpath.
    A to B covered in no time!
    Also, if you want to troll a lure along it a simple addition of a ninety degree coupling enabling...
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    Re: Cost of changing rod handles

    I had two quivertip rods (brand new) rebutted by a friend.
    Full cork handles with Fuji screw down reel fittings.
    He did a superb job , even scraped off a charcoal grey paint job back to carbon ....
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    Re: Back to my second love, fishing!

    Jump in, enjoy the forum!
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    Landing net head shapes

    I always wonder at the multiplicity of designs used to form landing net heads from simple triangles , circular, semi elliptical , along with many more variants, particularly those used on...
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    Re: New member but life long pike fan!

    Hi Mepps, welcome to FM, enjoy it, dive in and let's hear of your progress in chasing the pike and perch!
  21. Thread: Hello all

    by flightliner
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    Re: Hello all

    Welcome aboard D! Hope you enjoy the forum
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    Re: Only gone & snapped my Acolyte Plus ...

    It's a great shame about the acolytes, pick one up and it's like a feather to hold and handle but so many stories of breakages for little or no apparent reason are offputting.
    I'd like one myself...
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    Re: Hello

    Welcome Stalker, enjoy the forum !
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    Re: Float rubbers

    I use the Drennan mixed colour pack for float tops but clear silicone tubing for float bottoms.
    Two years ago I was in Civittavechia on the west coast of Italy and found a tackle shop on the...
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    Re: A rule too far?

    Bluey, there's a hairdressers not to faraway with its signage written in Italian saying something like "Beautifull hair".
    Whenever my Italian son in law drives past with my daughter they fall about...
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