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    BobP replied to the thread Why aren't blue flies popular.
    I used to do an electric blue booby with yellow boobs that was highly effective at Farmoor. Haven't used one of those for many years so...
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    BobP replied to the thread Ea baliffs.
    I put my name and mobile number on my day ticket at Farmoor. I don't show them my licence. They don't ask to see it because they are not...
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    BobP replied to the thread Ea baliffs.
    Nothing on the licence other than the licence number, my name and signature. No address, post code or anything else.
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    BobP replied to the thread Ea baliffs.
    I retired before that so missed it. It was always a pointless clause anyway so not to be missed.
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    BobP replied to the thread Yarn indicators.
    I've been fishing indicators on rivers and stillwaters for over 40 years and have tried just about every one there is apart from the...
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    BobP replied to the thread Ea baliffs.
    Next time you purchase a day ticket and they ask you to produce your rod licence ask to see their warrant or other authority that...
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    BobP replied to the thread Ea baliffs.
    ...... and long experience has shown that to be where anglers congregate in numbers. Even when I first joined the water industry in 1977...
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    BobP replied to the thread Good fly tying materials supplier.
    Bogdan is very good. I buy a lot of tungsten beads from him and he has an excellent range of sizes, colours and styles. Benefit to you...
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    BobP replied to the thread Ea baliffs.
    Is it an effective use of an enforcement officer's time walking 5 miles of river to see two or three anglers when he could use a third...
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    BobP replied to the thread European Cup Rugby.
    Yes, superb game. Got a bit sphincter clenching towards the end but Exeter held their nerve and were deserved winners. I wonder if...
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    BobP replied to the thread Fishing Coloured Stillwaters.
    Rainbows are not keen on hunting through coloured water. Browns are not so bothered by it. Also, it will depend on what sort of algal...
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    BobP replied to the thread Frustrated Fisherman.
    The vast majority of the fish are caught within 20 yards of the bank. Why try casting 30 yards when all you are doing is landing the fly...
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    Carp are very much more expensive than trout and the bigger they are the more they cost. Precious few carp boys would be happy to sit...
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    BobP replied to the thread Magnificent Wye Brown Trout.
    I don't give a monkey's. It is a magnificent fish that any on here would be both proud and delighted to catch, So what if it was on a...
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    Sorry to spoil the fun but this thread fizzled out om June 9th 2018.
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