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    hi im steve and at 49yrs old decided to take up fly fishing,ive done a lot of sea fishing but not much river but went for a lesson and caught 4 trout that was it now im hooked.I bought a season ticket for my local river which is the wear at finchale priory but need advice on what flys or nymphs to fish also any advice welcome

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    Hi Steve, welcome to the forums

    P.S. your pepsi chart sucked
    The best way to a fisherman's heart is through his fly.

    http://www.horsebackuk.org

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    Cheers i see you live in a lovely part of the country

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    Quote Originally Posted by drfox View Post
    Cheers i see you live in a lovely part of the country
    Thank you and I am blessed with free fishing on 2 great rivers (Ayr and Doon), it does pay sometimes to be a veteran

    Durham? (I'm guessing that's where your from)I lived in Northallerton for 12 years
    The best way to a fisherman's heart is through his fly.

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    yep about 3 mile outside durham i have a couple of trout ponds in walking distance of my house which are stocked weekly but i think to catch a wild trout would be the iceing on the cake

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