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    raphael replied to the thread Is it all about the numbers???.
    Happy man... Any luck? R
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    raphael reacted to JoeOh's post in the thread Is it all about the numbers??? with Like Like.
    I actually do have a number in mind. Two. First fish, I've not blanked. Second fish indicates I must be doing something right and not...
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    raphael replied to the thread Is it all about the numbers???.
    Not all about number, no. Sometimes it can be (trout frenzy on ants or may flies...), sometimes it does not make sense (salmon fishing)...
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    raphael reacted to BobP's post in the thread Welsh farmers are revolting with Like Like.
    If a few of you were to go & spend a week with an EA/NRW fisheries officer or pollution officer I can guarantee your eyes would be...
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    raphael reacted to wrongfoot's post in the thread Welsh farmers are revolting with Like Like.
    I can't speak for DB, but maybe the con he's referring to is governmental? <cynical mode> If you're a government who wants to enable...
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    raphael replied to the thread Welsh farmers are revolting.
    Some friends and myself are struggling inside one conservation association, as well as many other people in this country with some...
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    raphael replied to the thread Welsh farmers are revolting.
    Same on that side of the Channel... Add to this large convenience from the administration and that's done. They are killing everything...
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    Elk Hair or Stimulator or any pupa... A little fishing story. A bit more than two decades ago on a very long flat of river Idrijca...
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    Good thread - some beautiful flies here... It's Wyatt's DHS for me (thanks to @b13rux 😉) It's a TMTM fly (- 2 minutes, 2 materials)...
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    raphael replied to the thread River in flood?.
    More rain on the way across western Europe, especially in France. Many overflowing rivers in the west... Upstream Loire is very high...
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    raphael replied to the thread Pacific Salmon in Scotlnd.
    @kreid: there are things possible and some not. You may wonder for sure, but some answer are well established. There are sometimes...
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    raphael replied to the thread Pacific Salmon in Scotlnd.
    Atlantic = Salmo Pink = Onchorhyncus Thus, no interbreeding possible (to make it short) R
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    raphael replied to the thread Hello from France and Taiwan.
    My favorite fish in the Loire (and in my plate! not an indigenous species, so no regret to keep one for the pot)... But can be very...
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    raphael replied to the thread Hello from France and Taiwan.
    Bienvenue! (And say hello to Simon...) The place you are is not the best for fly fishing but within one hour drive you'll get some fun...
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    raphael replied to the thread Fish farming regs relaxed.
    Be sure I'm not buying farmed salmon for years, neither Scot or Norge or Irish... It may be time to prepare a whole European ( :sneaky...
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