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  1. Novice

    Replace net .

    I have a wooden scoop net and I want to change the net to a rubber one. What chord do I need to attach the new net bag please?
  2. Novice

    Haul a Roll.

    I fish for pikevon my local canal and like most canals there is limited back cast and apart from casting parallel to the canal the only option is to roll cast. Is it possible to put a haul into a roll cast to increase distance?
  3. Novice

    Shield bug

    Seems to be more of these than usual this year in my garden.
  4. Novice

    How to align rings

    I am doing a rebuild/ mod on a very light bait casting rod. The tip is just 1mm. I am using single leg rings raging from 2mm to 6mm. I am struggling to get the eyes in line as the eye keeps rolling round the blank. I am using a thin piece of masking tape to hold the ring in place. Amy tips...
  5. Novice

    Copolymer line

    Ok I am looking for some copolymer line but not for fly fishing. It is for light lure fishing with a baitcaster. I see there are quite a few brands designed for fly fishing so looking for some info. The qualities I am looking for are 4lb breaking strain. It ideally need s good knot strength...
  6. Novice

    SKB Scimiter re

    I have been given a skb Scimiter reel and am going to replace the bearings. However when I dismantled the bearing and spacer landed on the floor so I am not sure what order they go in. If anyone has one and knows can you let me know. Thanks.
  7. Novice

    Dubbing loop extreme.

  8. Novice


    One for the salt may be.
  9. Novice

    Winged Stewart's spider.

    Something different for me. B160 size 14. Winged Stewart's Spider. Sorry about the photo quality.
  10. Novice

    Bucktail Deceiver

    Trying new things for me at least with bucktail. A basic hollow tie with some hackles in the tail. To give height I have used a Bob Popovics technique tying some short hair in-between a reverse tie. They are the grey an orange. Real jungle cock eyes as I have no fakes.��
  11. Novice


    Bucktail deceivers. Brownish one is hollow tie.
  12. Novice

    Rainbow trout

    Well it is trout related.
  13. Novice

    An England fly

    AS it says in the title. :D:D:D
  14. Novice

    Game changer

    Game Changer for Pike. Home made brush and links.
  15. Novice

    Lincoln Roach

    It will soon be time for the big predators.
  16. Novice

    Ginger Cruncher

    Size 14 ginger cruncher. Ginger tail and hen hackle. Body is a redish pheasant fibre with fine copper wire.
  17. Novice

    Dawsons Buford.

    You will need a sinking line. There is a pike fly called the Buford. It has a Bucktail spun head not too tightly packed. When fished the head creates and erratic swimming action. I have tried to miniaturise the design on a size 10 hook. A sort of Dawsons Buford.
  18. Novice

    More body Quill

    Another play with the Hends body quill. this time on a nymph. Coq de Leon fibres for the tail. quill body coated in Solarez uv resin. Thorax squirrel and thorax cover is peasant tail fibres coated with resin.
  19. Novice

    Hends body quill.

    Hends body quill suspender buzzer. Solarez uv resin used to protect the quill.. Thorax is Andrews squirrel dub.
  20. Novice

    Bucktail and Nayat

    I have some Partridge Absolute predator hooks size 6/0. Now these are huge hooks. I first saw Jo Stephenson use these at the Flyfest at Reghead back in I think 2016. She tied a fly she called the Pike Tamer. This is my variation and incorporating Nayat techniques at the head as per Paul...