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    Euro nymphing set up..

    Thanks for your reply .a mate of mine said .Berkley fireline then Rio 2tone onto tippetring then add your leader. Anyone use this set up .
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    Euro nymphing set up..

    Hi guys ,what's the best set up for nymphing..how much backing would you need on your reel..
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    Nymph rods

    Thanks Douglas ,that's a great price ...👍
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    Nymph rods

    Hi guys looking to buy a nymph rod and reel for grayling fishing ..looking for a light set up ..any recommendations..👍
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    Best early season fly for brown trout.

    Hi guys, With the water Temps and weather so cold What fly patterns do you find gives you best chance of success of catching the brown trout in early months.march and April...
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    Good to bad fishing ..

    We can't go about blocking every outlet be it downstream or upstream ..unless we get permission from our landlords Scottish water... Most reservoirs have a fishing club and all have spillways which have no screening as they don't get permission from landlord or owners.. - - - Updated - - -...
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    Good to bad fishing ..

    We never went into this blind I have plenty of experience on how to run a fishery ..our was originally a fishing club for 30 years which ceased due to lack of members and lack of money... Our water has always had a couple of cormorants at some point but recently has been averaging 3or 4...
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    Good to bad fishing ..

    We stocked our water heavily at beginning of march as it was first year as a syndicate .. Next year we will stock at least a couple of times a season.. We have a big head of small wild brown trout around 6 to 8oz ..would the cormorant not be concentrating on these fish rather than the bigger...
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    Good to bad fishing ..

    Thanks for your reply. Everyone had different views on how many fish a cormorant will eat a day ..big or small...I always thought rainbow trout would always try and escape downstream especially when you have an spillway .. Will try fishing up the feeder burns to see if their is any up their ...
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    Good to bad fishing ..

    Thanks for your reply..how far upstream will fish go and will they come back down into reservoir again.. Cormorants is always going to be a problem and agree with you on fish getting spooked .. Also hear varying reports on how many fish and what size of fish cormorants will eat.. Will have a...
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    Good to bad fishing ..

    Where would we get a metal grid ,and would the force of the water not wash it away .. Would have to be around 12ft in length . Anyone got any suggestions ..
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    Good to bad fishing ..

    Looking at stats on rainbow trout it says most will try to escape if possible..the problem is we have no screening on our water ..have tried a net across spillway but just gets ripped off with force of water..
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    Good to bad fishing ..

    Hi guys.. We have stocked our fishery which is a reservoir .. It's fished great until end of July but now it's became hard to catch the rainbow trout . We have had some heavy rain recently and are wondering if the fish have tried to escape and headed downstream over spillway or headed...
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    Damage to rainbow trout .

    Not the best start to our syndicate water with cormorants enjoying the easy pickings of our rainbow trout.. Will most of the fish with wounds die or get diseased..
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    Damage to rainbow trout .

    We have seen it in a few fish ,we have cormorants on the water daily..
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