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    tangled replied to the thread Rod tip snap.
    Bummer....
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    tangled replied to the thread Rod tip snap.
    Depends how close to the tip it broke off - if a few inches remove the tip ring (heat), and glue onto remaining section. Usually makes...
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    As with most things in fly fishing, it's better to have a near-subjective, mystical approach to equipment that are essentially...
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    I doubt that there will be any good time to fish a small stillwater in the South East on Friday. Average temperatures have been high...
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    If you fish small, stocked, C&R, stillwaters in high summer you're going to struggle, particularly in the south. Water temperatures and...
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    Jonah's pre-match warm-up
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    tangled replied to the thread Tough day on drys.
    I'm sure fish can see the leader whether it's sunk or floating. Just like they can see the bloody great hook in the fly. For sure, it's...
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    tangled replied to the thread Greys GR 60.
    I have accidentally used my #7 weight rod with a #5 weight line - took the wrong rod to the lake. It worked and I fished with it all...
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    tangled replied to the thread Tough day on drys.
    Fishing small C&R waters becomes progressively harder as the season goes on. Looking at our catch returns, blanks at this time of year...
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    tangled replied to the thread Greys GR 60.
    There is one downside - a guide took a look at it and said "Ah, Greys. Cheap Hardy" and sniffed. But he then performed all sorts of...
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    tangled replied to the thread Greys GR 60.
    I'd say it was medium fast - that's what Gary Evans sold it as. I have the #5 and the #7. The #7 is particularly powerful - I use it for...
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    tangled replied to the thread Greys GR 60.
    Rumour has it that the gr60 is the same blank as the gr50. If so, it'll be a good rod.
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    tangled replied to the thread Rod repairs.
    If you just broke the tip off and you still have it, all you need do is heat it up to loosen the glue in it and pull the broken piece...
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    tangled replied to the thread Does humidity effect tippet?.
    That diameter line can't sink unaided. It would have to be dragged down by a heavy fly or helped by being degreased regularly. You may...
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    tangled replied to the thread Understanding Mono.
    You don't need any, you already have the Maxima result. Just test your Stroft and anything else you have.
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