I used to do a similar thing years ago when mountain walking in Wales on my own. This was in the time before mobile phones and IT. I had a pad of paper and wrote my details, planned route, expected return time, etc on a sheet and placed it inside th windscreen of my car.
Likewise, when working...
Blimey, send us a bit down here to relieve things please. Last night was pretty unbearable. Very little sleep. Humidity is acceptable but so warm during the night, even outside - no need for a shirt on outside in the garden even at 2 am (was looking for meteor shower).
That said, when the storm...
Never fished Rutland but many years ago I was driving south down the A1 and took a detour to have a look.
I was transfixed - the place was beautiful. I walked along the shore where the temple is, as shown in Rob's photo above.
Had I been intending to fish, however, I would have found the size...
Gary, I have a Greys GTS500 reel which has cassette spools - easily interchangeable and cheap. Only issue is it's quite a heavy reel but it does balance my existing B&W Century 11' 3" rod and newly acquired Guideline 10' rod quite nicely (y)
Next question. As well as a floater I'd like to have an intermediate in my armoury, possibly giving me more control when there's a gale blowing and also for stealth in a flat calm.
Any recommendations at a sensible price? Any merit going for a clear line over a coloured one?