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    Ireland and Britain removed from shipping options

    We were told the same thing here. That is why I looked for the facts. I have not been monitoring UK deaths but I know that the numbers on the website I quoted tally with official Irish reports. If you divide the number of deaths per million by 1,000,000 you get the percentage of the population...
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    life jackets

    Me too. Difficult if you have two engines up.
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    life jackets

    Doobry is fishing in the Republic and like jackets are mandatory here for occupants of boats of less than 7 metres length. A fellow member in a fly tying group advised boat anglers to install a rope with a weighted loop attached to a seat before commencing angling. The idea is that the loop is...
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    Ireland and Britain removed from shipping options

    Not according to https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/#countries. Attached is a screenshot of the death toll sorted by deaths per million. Surprisingly San Marino is no 1, UK is no 8 and Ireland (Republic) is no 48.
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    Lough Carra. 'The Last Lake'

    This program is available to viewers in the Republic on the RTE player under Eco Eye.
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    Lough Carra. 'The Last Lake'

    Sheelin seems to still have vast numbers of mayfly. Problem for me is that there are so many naturals that it can be very difficult to tempt the fish. It also tends to get very busy. The combination of lots of natural food and huge disturbance by unheeding droves of anglers can make it very...
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    Lough Carra. 'The Last Lake'

    In my view the answer is two words: zebra mussel. It is unfortunately still polluted though clear and had a bad algal bloom late last summer, so much so that I did not fish there in 2020. What a pity that such a marvellous resource is allowed to be polluted by pretty well indiscriminate...
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    Ireland and Britain removed from shipping options

    Standard delivery is now via DHL @ €17.99. Used to be €5.99 by ordinary post. I wonder if this is a Roumanian thing? Standard delivery is now via DHL @ €17.99. Used to be €5.99 by ordinary post. I wonder if this is a Roumanian thing?
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    Ireland and Britain removed from shipping options

    The gift that keeps on giving. Got this from Troutline this afternoon
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    Pattern for the Blue Zulu

    Going back to Teal blue, I have handled quite a few teal in the course of my shooting career and have never associated them in any way with blue. Thinking about this I wonder if the phrase is an Americanism as they do have a teal, the blue winged teal, which has blue patches on the upper wing...
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    By Design or By Accident?

    In April 2010 I spent a couple of days on lough Corrib in the vain pursuit of trout on buzzers. On the second day I was fishing with three buzzers and a leaded jungle Alexandra on the point. One my second drift in a reedy bay I hooked and landed a perch of about 3lb on the Alexandra. About half...
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    Pattern for the Blue Zulu

    I have tied this fly for many years with a grizzle hackle dyed blue and it has worked very well for me, particularly on wild browns. The variant shown was given to me in the early 1980's and I have used it ever since. I have also used this hackle on bumbles and as beard hackles where Jay was...
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    Maxcatch

    I use one of these, also available from Maxcatch.
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    Insufficient Privileges

    You need to private message the original poster.
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    New folding landing net

    I bought a Sharpes Seaforth net in the early 1990's and still use it. It is on its third netbag, is telescopic and has a foolproof locking system. I have had fish up to 42" long in it. Can be got for £45.99 from Fishingmad at Newmill. Closeup of locking mechanism attached.
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    Ireland and Britain removed from shipping options

    Ireland is on the drop down list but when you enter your address you get the message on the attached.
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    Torquedo or Epropulsion electric outboards.

    My short answer to this is that I do not know. The Minn Kota site is quite short on information and it appears from first sight that their brushless motors require more than 12 volts. Earlier this year I bought a Watersnake brushless 12 volt 70 lb thrust engine with a 36 inch shaft. From...
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    Heads up for a 10ft #3 or 4 weight

    Problem seems to be ISP related. It will not allow me to change delivery country from UK to Ireland. I cannot get as far as payment options.
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    Heads up for a 10ft #3 or 4 weight

    Many thanks for the offer Rob. Great find. Problem seems to be that our couriers do not want to bring anything in. Uttings use DPD and they have suspended their services from the UK to Ireland for the time being. When I go to Uttings basket I get the message shown on the attached. At least...
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    Heads up for a 10ft #3 or 4 weight

    Unfortunately not available to Ireland as a result of B**x*t according to their website.
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