I need a rod but dont want to spend more than £120 will get used for 5 days (weather permitting) per year fishing on the middle tweed in May. I have a Vision Kona (Koma) reel and Ian Gordon Speyline and am a novice speycaster.
What would you recommend, I see on e bay there are some "Speycaster"...
I need a new rod and potentially new reel and line, i fish 1 week of the year on the Tweed, so dont want to spend a fortune £250 max. I am a novice speycaster but dont overhead cast (sick of fly hitting me)so also need some more lessons. What would you recommend.
Would appreciate thoughts on whether I should go out and buy a new intermediate line (and what would people recommend) or stick with a floating line and add poly leaders (and of those what would people recommend) or go the whole hog and buy one of these lines with lots of options ( which of...
Decided its time to replace some of my salmon gear so on the look out for a
What would people recommend, I dont want to break the bank !! Need the money to follow Leeds to some obscure football grounds!!.
I only asked for advice, thought that was idea of the forum............ not to be insulted Mr Moderator, if you arent able to help why bother posting.
Can someone explain what the purpose of the forum is to help or insult ?.
I am fishing on a middle beat on the Tweed next week 14th, would be interested to here what are the likely prospects and what type of flies /set up people would recommend.
Also where would people recommend to stock up with flies etc. I will be based in Kelso area.
I am going to cornwall at the end of July, and wondered whether there was any good fishing in the Cornwall area at that time of year ?, how you book it. I am going to be near Penzance so anything quite close to that would be preferred.
Also looking at trying to get a cople of days fishing on...
What about barbless hooks? is the expert opinion that more fish are / would be lost if hooks were barbless.
I would be keen to fish with barbless salmon flies but cant find anywhere which sells them.
Also having seen my fishing partner with a size 6 barbed Executioner inbedded 2 inches below...
Daiwa WF 98 16ft Salmon Rod
Shakespeare Invicta 15ft 4 piece rod
Shakespeare 12ft salmon rod
Shakespeare reel with Snowbee 2d floating line spare spool with worcestershire DT 10 floating line.
Vision Koma spool
Airflo dealt spey multi tip line.
All are used but in good condition pm me with...
I am on the Middle Mertoun beat of the Tweed next week and it seems likely / possible that some of the time the river will be coloured what if any tactics should be used or is it just a case of packing up and waiting ?
Up until this week thought it would floating line and smallish flies but the...