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    Small flies

    Due to "Lockdown" I have been putting together a selection of "Small" flies. This one is a size 24 Ant, very simple pattern. At this size that is needed. Hook – Kamasan B405 size 24 Body – Black thread (+ UV varnish) Hackle – Genetic Grizzle What's Yours ?
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    Question asked

    On the 8th of January I read a note, see below. I now have information on this rod and can put you in touch with "David Palmer" if needed. Unfortunately I cannot find the original post ??? So had to post it here. PM me for info Eddie :- have an old 2 pc graphite home-built rod with 'D. Palmer...
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    Grafham yesterday

    Managed a few hours at Grafham yesterday (Monday). Weather was not good with heavy rain at times. Successful though, 2 Perch, 1 Pike and 6 Rainbows to 6lb. Most of the rainbows came from the Dam wall. At the centre I did ask and the far bank was fishing well. As I was walking I thought with the...
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    North West Branch of the Flydressers Guild 2020 program

    These meetings held on the third Tuesday in the month at Timperly Sports Centre, they start at 19:30hrs unless otherwise stated. Visitors are £5 per evening (Non Guild members a maximum of 2 visits) 18/02/2020 = A talk/demo by Chris Watson on "Midge Life cycle" 17/03/2020 = A talk by Ian Crook...
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    Orvis at Tarporly closing in January

    Another death on the high street. Out of the blue, the staff were told and the store emptied, some boxes of "sale" items were left in place. Very poor show from Orvis on how they treat their staff. A customer travelled a good distance to view a "New" rod after contacting Orvis and was directed...
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    Duncan's Favourite Fly

    I'm looking for the above tying pattern. It was mentioned in a small booklet "Lake Fishing" by W.J. Cummins (of Bishop Auckland) It is a Dry Fly "deadly for sea trout and browns both in streams and lakes". They were sold in his shop at 4 shillings a dozen ! in eyed hooks sizes No 13, 12, 11...
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    North West Branch Auction

    The next meeting of the North West Branch will be an Auction on Tuesday the 20th November Starting 8pm at Timporly Sports Club - All welcome, no charge for members or guests on the night. For any details drop me a note. Eddie
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    A few river flies

    From the small to the ridiculous ? 1st the small I fish this in sizes 20 - 24 Next my go to dry in 18 - 20 Wet size 14 And just in case the fish will not take the above ? size 10 Hope you like Eddie
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    Prototype dry / emerger

    Please forgive the colours, but it makes it easier to view the make up. This is the mk1, which can be a bit fiddly, there is now a mk2 on trial ? I tend to dress in black or green & get good results to cruzing fish ?