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  1. The continuing adventures of the Fluff Club, Episode 48

    (… in which the names of the participants are pseudonyms in an effort to be as inclusive to others as possible, attempting to obtain the widest readership. I will be grateful for any comments the reader cares to make; alternatively, please complete the ‘Rate this entry’ element of this page, Thanks).

    [about trout fishing] “… you don’t have to be very good at it to have a great time doing it. This capacity to be at peace with your mediocrity is high on the list of secrets of happiness. ...
  2. The continuing adventures of the Fluff Club, Episode 47

    (... in which the names of the participants are pseudonyms in an effort to be as inclusive to others as possible, attempting to obtain the widest readership. I will be grateful for any comment the reader cares to make; alternatively complete the 'rate this' element. Thanks.)

    "As the angler looks back he thinks less of individual captures than of the scenes in which he fished" - Grey of Fallodon.

    Today's venue was a late substitution, because the scheduled ...
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  3. The continuing adventures of the Fluff Club, Episode 46

    (In which the names are all pseudonyms in an effort to be as inclusive as possible, in order to attain the widest readership; everything else is true.)
    A right old hiatus, eh? Maybe I should call these blogs ‘intermittent’ rather than ‘continuing’ adventures. The fact is, the last two scheduled outings were called off: firstly, the fishery announced it had closed down (again), then in the second month only two Fluff Boys were available to make the trip to Farmoor, so they cancelled on the ...

    Updated 24-08-2019 at 08:06 AM by Editor

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  4. Maybe a cat among the pigeons, but ... lead?

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    Here is a letter I sent to one of the leading UK fly tying and fly fishing magazines which they chose not to publish. Now I'm not into conspiracy theorising or any of that stuff, nor do I want to alert the antis any, but I think the question I'm asking is both pertinent and relevant, so here's what I asked. (Make up your own theories of why it was ignored .. although you get used to it after a while!):
    Something has been troubling me for many a moon now. It's really just a niggle, a recurring
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  5. The continuing adventures of the Fluff Club, Episode 45

    (In which the names are pseudonyms in an effort to be as inclusive to others as possible, in order to obtain the widest readership. I will be grateful for any comment the reader cares to make; alternatively, please complete the ‘rate this’ element of the page. Thanks.)

    “… breathless and steaming from the endless uphill exertion that is my life.” – Bill Bryson, ‘Neither Here Nor There’

    Consider the amazing technological, science-driven advances of the last two-hundred ...
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