Recent content by Stuart Smith

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    River Wye 2018

    River up 3ft at Glasbury! Duw another weekend wasted!
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    River Wye 2018

    Today..........Ingeston 21lb Stacey McCarthy Hen Red/Yellow SHFC
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    River Wye 2018

    Snowing like hell up here again. Don't fancy chances of getting to river tomorrow:eek::eek:
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    River Wye 2018

    Yukon, Norway, Russia.............no Wye at Hay this morning. Not seen it myself as village cut off
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    River Wye 2018

    Pint of what your drinking please.............but lets hope you are right. Fancy a couple of big springers from Hay area or Ross??
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    Hugh's Wild West

    Difficult to offer an alternative view if you insist on avoiding the detail. I am not suggesting you 'try to educate modern authority' but simply describe the methodology and let others worry about whether we want to 'educate' and 'negotiate'. I understand the JCB and rake but that only deals...
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    Hugh's Wild West

    Ian, They are not my words. I was simply quoting you. You clearly have a difference of opinion with WUF re approach and I would genuinely like to understand your ideas in more detail. So perhaps you could give us a simple idea for a better re-gravelling scheme [where and how], plus what you mean...
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    Hugh's Wild West

    Who referenced 20,000 tons
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    Hugh's Wild West

    In Sept 2017 WUF deposited 2000 tons of gravel in the Elan. Barby claims much of that was washed downstream and ended up in a bar just below the mouth of the Elan but in the Wye. He suggests, I think this may not be a bad thing but is not resolving the problem of gravel depletion in the Elan. He...
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    River Balacro near gairlough

    Fished Badachro in June 2016. Interesting river when in spate but need to be pretty agile to negotiate the gorges and very slippery rocks.
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    River Wye 2018

    Good evening NK, Just finished watching the 1000 roosting Cormorants on Country File BTW, apparently flocking [is that the correct word for Cormorants] to feast on Herring shoals in esturinal [hmm good word] waters apparently! Quite a sight....now where is my 12B. I am very interested in your...
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    River Wye 2018

    Good night
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    River Wye 2018

    Ian, I asked you because you posted the photo. I 'liked' Morse for his concern over the lack of unity. Not sure where my action implied you and Simon are to quote you 'not of right mind'. Please don't put words into my mouth, that and your latter comments are part of the problem of 'lack of...
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    River Wye 2018

    What trib is that tree being cut down on and why?
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    5 salmon flies for the Wye

    Agree with most posters, not withstanding the issues of speed depth and dressing movement I would offer Gold Bodied Willie Gunn, Cascade, General Practitioner, Usk Grub and Silver Stoats Tail. But hey for a newbie pick a couple in various sizes from 1.5" Copper Tube to Size 12 Double and work...
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