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  1. Thread: Hook Tier

    by floatfish
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    Re: Hook Tier

    Another Matchman user, works well.
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    Re: Electric cars and fishing

    Hybrid petrol cars would be more practicable. At present Pure Electric cars just
    don't have the round trip range for anything other than fairly short trips.
    Cannot see fishing clubs or even...
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    Re: Giving up is easy.

    Having started smoking in the 1960's as everybody seemed to do in those days.
    Working in the freight/shipping circles,cigs were easy to come across.
    I stopped 40 odd years ago, similar to as...
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    Re: My, it is hot!

    Fished yesterday,was said 27 degrees top temp, they were wrong. 31 Degrees C from around late morning. Got myself under the trees in the shade plus a bit of a breeze, so did not feel to bad.
    Fished...
  5. Thread: Bent floats

    by floatfish
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    Re: Bent floats

    Had a bent float, got used to the way it sat in the water. It moved round when a fish started to bite. So before the float was starting to move as normal. I got pre warning.
    Pity was I lost the...
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    Re: Ready for tomorrow

    If the weather in your area has been similar to the East side, one thing to contend with is the increased water levels and the soft / muddy ground. Fished yesterday, they were feeding
    three Tench...
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    Re: Close Season no more?

    Whilst no close season seems to make a difference in still waters. The only thing I wonder about
    is possible damage done to fish following Spawning, when in this area they spawn in shallow
    water,...
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    Re: Any angling ambitions left?

    Another one with many years fishing on the clock, just wishing to keep fit enough and well enough
    to keep going fishing . Buy the year books each January and use them as much as possible
    during...
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    Re: Mail order tackle from USA

    A couple of years ago, I bought from California some bits, unobtainable in uk, which would
    fill a big jiffy bag. The shipping postal cost a that time was 30$ . This plus C & E costs and
    P.O charge...
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    Re: Mail order tackle from USA

    From what I was charged a while back , you will have to pay Cost of Waders, plus any insurance and shipping costs. Around $40.00+ . On top of that total you could be charged import Duty amount ?,...
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    Re: Freshwater fishing byelaws (Yorkshire)

    Sorry but I don't know the area, your best bet is to ask at the local Angling shop.
    If the water is controlled by any club, if so is it members only or day ticket.?

    Or if no club involved, you...
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    Re: Freshwater fishing byelaws (Yorkshire)

    Maggot in the closed season as a rule is a total no no.Either on hooks or loose feed.
    The Rivers with coarse fish in the majority are normally closed to all fishing during the closed period of the...
  13. Thread: New Licence

    by floatfish
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    Re: New Licence

    Assuming you still have your old license,that will give you the expiry date.
    Mine expires on 31st March , got a reminder letter from E.A to say it will
    be renewed under the standing order I have...
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    Re: Reasons not to fish a river

    Compared to overstocked commercials the Rivers are hard work, for possibly
    little or no reward. But to those who enjoy peace and quiet and their own
    company. As Rivers are now it's a place of...
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    Re: Is the magic still there?

    Half the fun of going is will you catch, or what will you catch.?
    Then watching for bites and the wonder of what you have on the hook.
    Or not,if you miss it, what was it.?
    Places that specify one...
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    Re: Presenting bait in heavy weed.

    Fishing the Upper reaches of the Yorkshire Derwent for Chub in the Steamer weed. We used to use a big Chubber type float, 6 lb line direct to a 10 or 8 size hook, a couple of decent size Shot to...
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    Re: Float repairs

    Nail Varnish will seal quill floats. I have some old type which painted up with
    Humbrol Model paint and clear varnish work perfectly well.
    For cheap Nail Varnish most Supermarkets stock Rimmel...
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    Re: Gove it or love it?

    Gove saying not only that we cannot catch the fish, but we don't have the people to gut the fish etc, to process the fish. People want good paying work, people can be trained and industry built up....
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    Re: How do i approch a weedy river section

    Streamer weed fishing is never easy. On one Yorkshire River we used to
    fish for the Chub etc using a heavy Grayling type float, six pound line direct
    to an 8 or 10 hook loaded with a big lump of...
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    Re: summer chub fishing

    Over the years Chub fishing, been finding streamer weed etc, Trees overhanging the River. Using thumb sized lumps of Bread to a 8 or 10 hook
    direct to 6 lb line works well. Chub of all sizes are...
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    Re: How much do you pay for sweetcorn?

    Another who has shares in the Aldi frozen Corn.Good product cheap, put into session size freezer bags and taken out as needed. Fish seem to think it's ok
    and nice to eat as well.!
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    Re: Drought forecast

    Reminds me of the long hot dry summer of 76, water shortage, no car washing etc. Stand pipes in some areas. Minister of drought appointed by the Government. He did not even make it to his office...
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    Re: Do you have trouble rising early.

    No problem whilst working whatever time I had to be up and about
    I was.Things change over the years,now retired I go to the fishing day starts, when I get where I am going school of thought. You...
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    Re: Fly fishing for coarse fish

    If you have a local library still in your area, join if not already a member
    and have a browse in the Sports section for fishing books. Fly fishing of all types are covered. From fly fishing for...
  25. Re: QC's legal advice proves there is no general public right to navigate non-tidal r

    Maybe going over old ground,apologies if so, but the tolerance of the authorities in favour of the Canoes is evident on the Yorkshire Derwent. Boat/vessel Navigation from Stamford Bridge via Howsham...
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