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by Boisker
Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: Fly fishing guiding/teaching
Replies: 24
Views: 383

Re: Fly fishing guiding/teaching

I’ve discussed guiding with a friend who is (technically just retired) a guide, and one of his fall back comments always hit home... if when you are stood with someone and constantly having the itch to make the cast, find it slightly frustrating that they missed the biggest fish you’d seen that seas...
by Boisker
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Daily Planet
Topic: David Attenborough: a life on our planet
Replies: 12
Views: 1329

Re: David Attenborough: a life on our planet

Perhaps we should pass a law....
Children... no flights
No children... flights
:D
Works for me
by Boisker
Fri Nov 13, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Daily Planet
Topic: David Attenborough: a life on our planet
Replies: 12
Views: 1329

Re: David Attenborough: a life on our planet

Anyone 100% committed to ‘saving’ the world can’t be making long haul flights (or any flights for that matter).... partic for holidays/fishing... so although I have worked in conservation all my working life, I utterly fail on that key criteria. I had a colleague who on principle would not fly, neit...
by Boisker
Fri Nov 13, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: What is a good angler, what is a good fly caster?
Replies: 21
Views: 610

Re: What is a good angler, what is a good fly caster?

I think it’s also about the challenge you set yourself. I love it when fish are rising or nymphing to individual fish in the clear water of a chalkstream.... but even when blind casting and covering a river you can make it what you want... are you plodding up the river just covering the easy water o...
by Boisker
Mon Nov 09, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Photography
Topic: Photos 2020
Replies: 16
Views: 4876

Re: Photos 2020

That’s cool... never heard of Leopard cats...
by Boisker
Sat Oct 31, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Loose grip no squeeze stop?
Replies: 34
Views: 894

Re: Loose grip no squeeze stop?

I keep forgetting the 170 is equally called stopless :whistle: That want what I was imaging. With regard the original post I was more imaging Paul’s first few points. I had in mind something along the lines of a ‘softer’ stop migrating into Jason’s layback Funny how some descriptions work at an indi...
by Boisker
Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Flycasting
Topic: Loose grip no squeeze stop?
Replies: 34
Views: 894

Re: Loose grip no squeeze stop?

Any particular application/situation for the stopless?
by Boisker
Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Photography
Topic: Photos 2020
Replies: 16
Views: 4876

Re: Photos 2020

Fishing has been limited through Covid... not because of restricted access to rivers, but with loads of staff furloughed I’ve been to bloody busy at work... This was from a couple of weeks ago... https://i.postimg.cc/GhMYP7Df/AFE8-A6-D1-B67-F-4-C1-E-98-EA-6694-FD7-C2-A34.jpg The river I was on doesn...
by Boisker
Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Casting Sport
Topic: PUALD Challenge
Replies: 46
Views: 1180

Re: PUALD Challenge

I was hoping to go a find some Grayling this weekend.... Saturday looks awful... no chance the rivers local to me will be fishable☹️
by Boisker
Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Flytying
Topic: Favorite bobbin
Replies: 3
Views: 86

Re: Favorite bobbin

Tiemco ceramic are the ones I have settled on

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