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- Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:19 am
- Forum: Flyfishing
- Topic: Fly fishing guiding/teaching
- Replies: 24
- Views: 383
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...
- Fri Nov 13, 2020 11:01 am
- Forum: Daily Planet
- Topic: David Attenborough: a life on our planet
- Replies: 12
- Views: 1329
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...
- 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
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...
- Sat Oct 31, 2020 1:42 pm
- Forum: Flycasting
- Topic: Loose grip no squeeze stop?
- Replies: 34
- Views: 894
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...
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...