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  1. dave b


    Simple Hawthorns, tied on a size 12 Partridge SDD2, Andrews Black and Claret Scruffy Dubbing tweaked with peacock and rainbow spectre body, CDC wing, Whiting Bronze Grade Black Hackle and Black pheasant Tail Legs noting only 4 legs rather than 6 otherwise the fly gets too congested and...
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    Mayfly Klinkhammer

    Mayfly Klink tied on Partridge Klinkhammer 14, Superfine Mayfly Dubbing, Fluoro Pink Tiemco Aeorowing Post, Peacock Herl Thorax and Whiting High and Dry Olive Grizzle Hackle
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    Allen USA Trout II Reel 5/6 New and unused

    SOLD As per title, superb reel sells at $139 direct from Allen Trout in USA regarded as one of the best value trout reels in USA, (see reviews on web site). £85 delivered SOLD SOLD
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    Umpqua Ledges 500 ZS Waist Pack

    SOLD As new condition only used twice. Quality waist pack for travelling light. £45 delivered SOLD
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    Substitute partridge Jingler

    The Welsh Rivers are probably about perfect for fly fishing at the moment, however with travel restrictions and lockdown it's going to be a while before I can make it across the border to fish the Usk or Taff. One of my favourite flies for this time of the is the March Brown Jingler, putting it...
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    Maxcatch Backpack/Vest New and unused

    As per title, basically a Fishpond copy. Bought for a friend who lives abroad for a trip to USA which was cancelled and is on hold for this year. It's the Maxcatch top of the range model which sells on ebay for £67 £46 delivered.
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    Orvis Clearwater Felt sole boots size 9 brand new unworn with tungsten studs

    SOLD As per description, never worn felt soles with Orvis Tungsten studs. The Orvis size is size 9 therefore the UK size is a 8. Reason for selling is because I bought a different brand with interchangeable rubber and felt soles for a trip abroad. £90 delivered. SOLD
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    March Browns

    I hope it's not going to be too late to use these by time we get out on the banks. Tied on a size 12 Partridge Dry Fly, Whiting High and Dry March Brown Grizzle main hackle, Partridge hackle, Troutline Mad Rabbit dubbing and CDL tail.
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    Monnow Auction Lot

    Every year Mr P asks me to dontate a lot for the Monnow Auction. This year will be a box of 60 dedicated river flies tied on barbless hooks, using the best quality materials available. A great box of flies for any river angler. Keep an eye out for the auction and happy bidding.
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    Glomma River Kvennan Camp Site

    Although I was contemplating a trip to Montana later this year I came across this web site and after doing a bit of research it looks to be a very good option. Has anybody been and stayed at the Kvennan Camp site in the cabins and do you have any recommendations regarding food options, when to...
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    Marryat Tactical Pro 10ft 6in 3# *SOLD*

    SOLD NO LONGER AVAILABLE Marryat Tactical Pro 10ft 6in 3# Nymph Special only used 4 or 5 times. Absolutely superb rod that is simply not getting enough use. There are no scratches or marks on the rod including the joints, it is in as new condition as per photographs so buyer can be rest...
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    March Brown Jingler Variant

    One of my favourite early season patterns for the Usk and Tees, tied on a Partridge size 12 SLD2. CDL tail, Hends Hare No 23 dubbing, Whiting High and Dry March Brown grizzle hackle and Cookshill select partridge complete the fly.
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    Purple Flash Damsel

    A couple of variations on the Blue Flash Damsel tied on a size 8 Demon ST750 BL with a 3.5mm Tungsten Bead.
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    Royal Coachman

    Tied for a trip to Colorado that unfortunately had to be cancelled. There's always next year with Missoula looking likely to be the destination, Covid permitting.
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    Heavy Metal Beauties

    Woke up in the early hours of the morning and couldn't get back to sleep, so ended up downstairs tying a few flies before work, including these heavy metal beauties tied on a size 12 Demmon DJS 315 jig hook, with 4mm gold bead, tweaked Troutline Mad Rabbit Dubbing with added red fox squirrel...
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    A few from this morning.

    Klinkhammer tied on Hends BL550 size 16 hook, dubbing hends light olive hare No 10, peacock herl thorax, hackle whiting furnace bronze grade, head finished off with Troutline hybrid pepper squirrel hybrid dubbing. And The in-vogue "Bionic AntT tied on size 14 Partridge dry fly, wing Tiemco...
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    So what is my dog trying to tell me?

    Like anything else when you get a puppy they are always up to mischief. Photo snapped by my daughter when my wife was tidying up, quick as a flash the dog had grabbed the magazine and was off. The look says it all and captures the moment beautifully :ROFLMAO:
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    Daddy Mayfly

    Inspired by a FB post from David Southall in relation to alternative Mayfly patterns when the Trout aren't quite playing ball and you start getting refusals on more traditional patterns. Tied on a size 12 Partridge dry fly barbless, with a yellow chenille tail, pheasant tail legs, mayfly...
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    Wanted Snowbee Spectre Cassette 5/6 Reel or Hardy ASR 6000 Cassette

    As per title must be in excellent condition.
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    Detached Mayfly

    Inspired by Andy Fords, Youtube Mayfly video. I normally stick with standard mayfly patterns but thought I'd tweak it and give it a go. Tied on a size 14 quick river grub nymph barbless 059BL hook, 3.5mm dia yellow foam body, PT tail, an dark olive CDC wing and a whiting high and dry March...