I'll be in the Carmarthen / Pembrokeshire area next week (7-14th) and aim to spend a couple of days attempting to catch a mullet on the fly. Any locals on the forum who successfully target mullet on the fly in this general area who might be interested in meeting up to get me started? In...
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Very few blanks are perfectly straight, a few mm drift is nothing to worry about if it is a gradual curve rather than a sharp kink. A deeper set like 1cm I'd return - would probably be OK but shouldn't get past QC
4-piece fast glass blanks
Swifty are gradually rolling out 4-piece blanks across their full fast glass range. I am taking pre-orders for delivery early March after the 686 models are released mid to late February.
10% deposit secures. Free delivery in Europe and 10% off anything else...
Hardy fibalites were top drawer in their day, late 60's early 70's. Models under 8'#6 and especially the small stream rods command high prices (£100+ for a nice example) still and merit them, excellent actions even by modern fibreglass standards and great rods to fish. Longer rods such as...
There are no free or day ticket stretches of the upper Nadder that I am aware of, although some parts are quite overgrown and probably little fished. There is a club or syndicate for the stretch near Tisbury station, name of which eludes me. It is a small stream at this point. I have seen...
Thanks chaps, kind words appreciated
Some interesting new Epics on the way to me including a glass DH/switch rod and the first of the new Epic 'C' range .... and a Lemke Concepts reel seat delivery.
Very nice Adam, I like the ritz grip too
Simon, I've never found a fingernail router bit this side of the pond, let alone a Venneri modified one, but here's some tinkering inspiration on my 'one of these days' list
Mortising Reel Seat barrels - Grips and Reel Seats - Rod Building...
This sites is a mine of information on older lathes
As is this one on turning fishing rod parts
mandrels - Tips, Tricks, Tools and Gadgets - Rod Building
Reel seat mandrels you can get from Roddancer and Mudhole.com carry Backlash tools. With a metal lathe you could make your own...
Last day on the introductory offer
Save 10% on my website using the discount code 01JAN2015 at checkout.
Epic self build kits are £297 with discount, view here
I also have a couple of kits missing the...