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    BobP replied to the thread First timer….
    We have already communicated, but I would agree with some of the above. Cash invested in a couple of lessons will pay for itself many...
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    BobP replied to the thread 2020 Euros.
    Well done to Wales, but the Turks were to a large extent the architects of their own downfall for the second goal. A corner kick that...
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    BobP replied to the thread Holiday Fishing Hampshire.
    I see that Avington are offering catch & release on one of the lakes now. Expensive, but then it IS Hampshire and it IS Avington.
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    BobP replied to the thread Holiday Fishing Hampshire.
    Over the border in Wiltshire Manningford has a C & R lake. In Berkshire Sportfish also does C & R.
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    BobP replied to the thread 2020 Euros.
    In case your memory is somewhat lacking, Southgate was very recently in post as England manager in 2018, and he picked a very young...
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    BobP replied to the thread 2020 Euros.
    What pleased me just as much was the fact that the country of my birth - Austria - where I have many friends and family also won their...
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    BobP replied to the thread 2020 Euros.
    Stick to catching trout, Rob. Southgate a poor manager? Only took us to the semis in the last World Cup so that makes him cr*p of...
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    There is a free stretch of the Lambourn in Newbury and it is in walking distance from the station. You'll have to hump your chest...
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    BobP replied to the thread Conservation Corner.
    John Bailey is scathing about the EA's work on our rivers, but what he conveniently chooses to ignore or mention is that when the EA...
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    This is where you need to stop and watch carefully. If you can, pick out one fish that is rising and try to see what he is eating. If it...
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    BobP replied to the thread Bewl reservoir.
    Rutland opened in 1977 - I fished the first three days. Bewl in 1978.
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    BobP replied to the thread Stockbridge and the Test.
    PM me your email and I'll see if I can send you one. It'll be from my wife's email as my laptop is out of commission being repaired.
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    BobP replied to the thread Stockbridge and the Test.
    Did you buy any Robjents Daddies? A "must have" fly if only for the curiosity value.
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    BobP replied to the thread Orvis on the High Street.
    Orvis shop in Burford and of course in Stockbridge. The flies are Fulling Mill.
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    BobP replied to the thread Where to buy?.
    On the large scale commercial side Fulling Mill are very good flies. Well made and durable. I tie 98% of my own flies but I will buy a...
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