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    Wanna be a fishing guide?

    All you need is £2.5k and after a week you're ready to start taking peoples hard earned off them... https://fishingbreaks.co.uk/guideschool.htm?fbclid=IwAR1QaiNkeFeX1VPzZW8fAzPR-ZfjTlULqXXLIOqDkw47u2ozZ9WqvowwVQE
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    Guess the weight...

    I don't know the answer as I don't carry scales but have referenced a few weight-to-lenght charts so have a rough idea. Any guesses?
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    Fishing Guides/Instructors... Thoughts on choosing one

    Hi All, I'd be interested to hear peoples thoughts and experiences on how and why they might (and might not!) decide on employing a guide/instructor here in the UK. Cost? Experience? Word-of-mouth recommendation? Learning a new water and/or new techniques? Good website? Anything really... Also...
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    Sage GSP 470-3 Spinning rod wanted

    Hi, does anyone have one of these hanging round that could part with or know where I can get one? Must be this exact model. Thanks in advance Andy
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    Bulk Fly Drying powder

    Can anyone point me in the right direction for buying fly drying powder in bulk please? I bought a large bottle of the stuff a few years ago but can't remember where from and it's now running low. Thanks in Advance Andy
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    Dubai

    Has anyone got any recent info on fly fishing in Dubai? Have searched the forum and no recent posts so if anyone has any information on recent trips and advice that would like to share I'd be very grateful. Thanks Andy
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    Road to Punta Allen...

    Anyone been recently or going out soon? Would like to get an idea if it's been graded recently. Thanks Andy
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    Thoughts?

    This popped up on my FB feed yesterday:- YouTube I've already made up my mind (in a split second) as to how good an idea it is. What do you lot think?
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    Bulk dry fly drying powder/flotant

    So after the 2nd bottle of Loon Top Ride emptied it's contents into my waistcoat pocket in as many days (it REALLY needs a screw-top...) can anyone point me in the right direction for buying the stuff in bulk? It's starts to grate at £8 a pop to fill your pockets with white powder... Cheers Andy
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    Bulk tapered Leaders

    Hi All, I'm looking for a supplier of 'good 'n' cheap' tapered-leaders. 9' in 3x,4x & 5x Any suggestions? Cheers Andy
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    DIY Boca Paila - Mexico January 2019

    I'm planning a DUY trip to Boca Pailia area in January next year. I've fishing in the Yucatan before (guided only from a lodge in Punta Allen) but never DIY so after some advice. I was thinking of hiring a guide for the first one or 2 days then go it alone after that. Can anyone give me a good...
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    How do you grip the rod?

    We don't seem to have had a discussion on here about different ways to grip the rod so I thought I'd open it up... I favour the Borger Three Point Grip for the majority of my casting but change to Thumb On Top for heavier rods (#8 upwards). I'd be interested to hear what others use and why...
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    Shipston on Stour and District Angling Club - Trout day

    Following last years event Shipston on Stour and District Angling Club will be holding another fly fishing day on Saturday 9th June. The day is aimed at an introduction to fly fishing on the river Stour. There will be qualified instructors running the day and will feature casting instruction...
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    Offer of guided day on the river Coln

    I'd like offer a guided day on the river Coln for 1 rod, getting a bit tangled with PM's etc. so if someone could email or PM with instructions as to how to get this set up then let's go!
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    Scam warning to fishing Guides and Instructors

    Beware of email enquires from 'Thomas Lund' or 'Haritiana Razafintsialonina' asking about guided fishing trips and instruction... These are not genuine enquiries and it's a scam. Don't reply and if you do DON'T open any attachments contained in the email. Myself and quite a few other Guides...
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    Wanted - 11wt Saltwater Outfit

    Hi All, Anyone got an 11wt saltwater outfit they are looking to move on? Cheers Andy
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    SFF Gravel Guards

    Off for some more SWFF in a month and looking for recommendations for neoprene gravel guards for use with my flats boots. Any suggestions? Cheers Andy
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    Another guess the weight...

    Estimates on weight welcome please! Fish not weighed so really for a bit of fun/interest. Cheers Andy
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    Shipston on Stour Angling Club - Trout Day 13th May

    Following the success of the last 2 years events Shipston on Stour and District Angling Club will be holding another fly fishing day on Saturday 13th May. The day is aimed at an introduction to fly fishing on the river Stour. There will be qualified instructors running the day and will feature...
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    Rubber Mesh Scoop Net

    Can anyone recommend a good rubber mesh scoop net? I'm fed up with:- a) Getting flies caught in landing net mesh... b) A smelly car! Cheers Andy
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