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  1. The continuing adventures of the Fluff Club, Episode 49

    (… in which the names of the participants are pseudonyms in an effort to be as inclusive to others as possible, attempting to attain the widest readership.)

    “Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self”. – Ted Hughes

    Duncton Mill is a beautifully matured fishery set in a ...
  2. 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. ...
  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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