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    A slightly longer rod helps keep the line a little bit higher and creat a bigger line loop so in theory you should be able to cast...
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    icejohn replied to the thread Sumo rod rack.
    Well I would check with the manufacturer personally. Rods ain't cheap these days. Can't really afford for the bracket to keep getting...
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    I made one by sewing an 8mm rare earth magnet inside either end of a 3 inch piece of hollow bootlace. Works very well.
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    icejohn replied to the thread Sumo rod rack.
    Well any of the suction kind I have had come loose if I hadn't wiped the roof clean before clamping into place.
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    Hi, This is a kinda common sense easy to do it yourself type thing. Recently made an "n" shaped rod holder for my car. Had couple...
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    icejohn replied to the thread Maxia MX10ft 0 wt.
    Not heard or seen anyone use it. But have cast the zero weight sunray rod and well the maxima is probabaly slightly stiffer. But over...
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    Had to explain things a few times in the past but overall had very good customer service from them.
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    icejohn replied to the thread Wading jacket repair..
    Goretex tape but not cheap. Or just get a big tube of aquasure and paint it under the existing tape. You can thin it down with toluene...
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    icejohn replied to the thread https://chalkflyfishing.com.
    I think the website is legit, Offers on chalk stream lol. Well gernally speaking alot of fisheries charge upwards of £100 a day in...
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    icejohn replied to the thread Nautilus Scott Radian Reel Fit..
    I know it's an expensive reel. However I too had a similar reel that wouldn't fit my various rod handles. Struggled on a few years with...
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    icejohn replied to the thread Wales rivers so low,.
    Insects in the water are my concern. There are lakes that are fairly rocky bottoms. The buzzer belt of weed alge is 30-40 m from the...
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    icejohn replied to the thread Wales rivers so low,.
    Well I wander about the fly life dying as the taff used to have large fish population and reckon with 3/4 of the river bed exposed you...
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    Ventured out to wales today. Can't believe how low the rivers are. Never saw a fish and I wander about the insect life as the river bed...
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    icejohn replied to the thread New rod.
    The 5 wt with 5 wt line should cast fine no problem. Would say in windy conditions up on a mountain range will struggle in heavy wind...
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    icejohn replied to the thread Rod Tube?.
    Try sport fish or garry evens. There was a uk company that made to order rod tubes with a nice screw on plastic cap. Maybe somone else...
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