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    raphael replied to the thread New to fly tying, advice needed.
    And may be just because I enjoyed dressing them ... R
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    Hi! I found that campaign on the web...
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    raphael replied to the thread Irish (ROI) rivers Open 2022.
    Hi Gary! That's the estimated total fish caught: fish is being declared and then the number is "raised" in order to estimate the real...
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    raphael replied to the thread Irish (ROI) rivers Open 2022.
    In 2020 there were 300 salmon C&R on the Drowes and 400 killed; total catch 700 salmon (in Wild salmon and seatrout statistic report...
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    raphael replied to the thread Irish (ROI) rivers Open 2022.
    Yes, you're somewhat right... But from a strict fishery management point of view it still makes sense: that is the harvest surplus...
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    raphael replied to the thread Irish (ROI) rivers Open 2022.
    Yep! Allowed catch are not based on the catch of previous year only, but on multiples datas including catches of previous yearS and the...
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    raphael replied to the thread Methane...?.
    One shall not forget that renewable and/or nuclear electricity is just a small share of our global energy consumption which is mostly...
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    Hi! I've took many pictures of my fish, mainly grisles and a few salmon. I've checked many pictures from miscellaneous Irish rivers...
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    raphael replied to the thread Field Mouse Invasion.
    Ah! Another problem: molehills... and also galleries under the freshly planted seeds. I've found a solution: it's been a few year we...
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    raphael replied to the thread Field Mouse Invasion.
    Been invaded few years ago in the garage where some fishing gear is stored... and despite two cats (pellets are easier to catch!). Big...
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    raphael replied to the thread Salt flies..
    No prob', that's fine: best thanks would be to show your flies and the fish caught with them! R
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    raphael reacted to Paul_B's post in the thread Salt flies. with Like Like.
    Stick on eyes are available on ebay etc in all sizes and very cheap, considering.
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    raphael replied to the thread Salt flies..
    About stick on eyes, that's what I use and they are covered with a good layer of UV cement... then they won't go! Basically they are...
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    raphael replied to the thread Salt flies..
    Let's have a look to that video:
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    raphael replied to the thread Salt flies..
    Want something VERY simple and efficient at minimal cost? One short strip of bunny (twice/three times the length of the hook, wrap some...
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