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    Re: Old tip for retrieving hook from trees.

    I thought it would work, no reason why it shouldn't; I will make one up myself when i get round to it.
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    Re: The lack of good fishing articles.

    Re: The lack of good fishing articles - there is one here on FM by Martin Salter now, he only writes these articles about 3 or 4 times a year, he does a lot of fishing, is on the button, writes...
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    Re: Martin Salter: Too much of a good thing!

    Very good read that Martin, enjoyed it; interesting and some nice fishing.
  4. Re: Dropshotting for Roach/Rudd/any other species than Perch

    This may not be relevant but I tried attaching the hooks to my line drop-shot fashion when beach casting last year. I was experimenting and was attracted to the idea of the streamlined end rig for...
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    Re: Angling, The never ending Journey

    I think mostly it is the places it has taken me to, valleys in Scotland, off beat places in the middle of nowhere with strange names or sometimes they don't have a name, normal people don't go there,...
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    Re: Bargains. Let us know.

    I read the forward of this book and John Gierach is an American and is a freelance journalist, photographer and newspaper columnist but no mention of him being associated with tackle manufacturer....
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    Re: Old tip for retrieving hook from trees.

    Well, putting cigar tubes aside, I don't think I would:) however, imagine being next to her every day and not being able to have some of it, no wonder he got confused:)
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    Re: Old tip for retrieving hook from trees.

    Thanks but don't worry about it, having a bad hair day in the hurricane and having a Phillip Scofield moment, it will pass but wont be passing any of these ideas on anymore, good or bad, mine or...
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    Re: Bargains. Let us know.

    One of my raids on a little bookshop out in the country, they have a couple of shelves on fishing books, I only ever meet the wife but she tells me her husband is keen hence so many. Got these for...
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    Re: Old tip for retrieving hook from trees.

    I am not sure cutting branches would go down well on most waters, riparian owners, club, commercials, councils and day ticket waters might object. In fact, a couple of the farmers who let me fish for...
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    Re: Old tip for retrieving hook from trees.

    I think you're all being a bit disingenuous. In the diagram it is a split cane rod which were probably the main type of rod when this was invented, as likely to break as any modern rod I would have...
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    Re: Old tip for retrieving hook from trees.

    There you go I have managed a picture. Should come in handy i would have thought
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    Old tip for retrieving hook from trees.

    Flicking through an old book on sea trout fishing I bought yesterday, I came across this. I thought it a good idea; I will try to describe it.
    Strap a crook of metal with a 2 or 3 inch gape to a...
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    Re: Waterway wanderers permit

    It can get even more complicated, one canal I inquired about to the EA, stretches you could fish in the close season and others you couldn't, classed as areas of scientific interest or something like...
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    Re: If you target a certain species of fish.....

    I did find a tench and bream only lake once on a commercial, I cannot remember how many I caught, the nice thing was not having to worry about carp, they were easier to catch but you still had to go...
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    Re: If you target a certain species of fish.....

    The river I talked about was very slow, it was controlled by sluice gates which were not opened most of the summer, although when opened when the rain was about, it did flow very strongly. However,...
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    Re: If you target a certain species of fish.....

    My best tench catch in one session oddly was on a river. It always held a few but seldom caught, the odd one or two here and there but good fish; to 6lbish sometimes. One day I just plonked the float...
  18. Re: New UK Fisheries Bill starts process to become law

    This is very good news, everything else will follow the weed, plankton, crustaceans, small fish, spawning fish, bigger fish etc. Everyone and everything will benefit including recreational anglers...
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    Re: If you target a certain species of fish.....

    I would love to have grayling and barbel to go for, alas I would have to travel too far for them. Like most, it's all about the month, venue, weather etc with a bit of what I fancy. If I had to...
  20. Re: New UK Fisheries Bill starts process to become law

    Some of that was highlighted in the first of those Cornish Fisherman programs on the TV. very educational that program has been. Unfortunately, local councils dont help much, they see small local...
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    Re: Reading old fishing books

    I have often wondered where the idea of a Pike closed season comes from, is it a law? I have caught Pike in the summer and can't say I have noticed anything different about them.
    I like the old...
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    Re: For all the blurb and modern advances…

    One thing I always get from these threads is how diverse all the ways we fish are and what we enjoy individually. Be a dull forum if we all did the same thing. And the basic enjoyment never changes,...
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    Re: For all the blurb and modern advances…

    Keep it up and be grateful, low blood pressure and you might faint and fall in the river. There's always an upside:)
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    Re: Aaaaaaaaaaah !!!!

    Sorry about that, I mistakenly took the author as you Cliff. I think Notskev has put you right on the other.
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    Re: For all the blurb and modern advances…

    I think there is some opinion that global warming has allowed fish to grow bigger, longer feeding periods with more natural food. If true, our angling forefathers did not have that to contend with!
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