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  1. Cap'n Fishy

    Sport or hobby?

    If a point was made 3 years ago, and someone repeats it in the exact same thread 3 years later, it's still just plagiarism. FFS!
  2. Cap'n Fishy

    Sport or hobby?

    What was the one I made? Does what matter?
  3. Cap'n Fishy

    Sport or hobby?

    Aye, well, the thread is 3 years old. Du-uh! Not quite the same distinction as what?
  4. Cap'n Fishy

    Sport or hobby?

    Think I said that in post #7? :unsure:
  5. Cap'n Fishy

    Sport or hobby?

    Sounds like an apocryphal version of the last line of post #7. 😜
  6. Cap'n Fishy

    Fishing landscapes

    Stocked with both, Gary.
  7. Cap'n Fishy

    pictures of brown trout

    A gnarly auld warhorse from Coldingham Loch, taken on dry fly....
  8. Cap'n Fishy

    Fishing landscapes

    Coldingham Loch, last Sunday...
  9. Cap'n Fishy

    Pictures of Rainbow Trout

    From our club water last week...
  10. Cap'n Fishy

    Photos of Fishing Action

  11. Cap'n Fishy

    Fishing landscapes

    Our club water last weekend... Col
  12. Cap'n Fishy

    Start from scratch - list of flies

    If I suddenly lost all my flies is some bizarre accident 🤪, and had to tie some from scratch to get me back in the game.... ... first ones I would stock up on... Wet flies - Variations on a Kate McLaren muddler; dabblers; silver invictas. Dry flies - Hoppers; Klinks; shuttlecocks; Shipmans...
  13. Cap'n Fishy

    Another identification help request

    I'd go for coot. Fairly uniform grey... Moorhen/Waterhen has tinges of browns and blues in it...
  14. Cap'n Fishy

    A few from up Aviemore way...

    No mobile phones were harmed in the taking of the images. 😜
  15. Cap'n Fishy

    A few from up Aviemore way...

    Some scenics from last week: River Spey at Kincraig, River Feshie, Inshriach Forest and the Uach Lochans... River Spey, leaving Loch Insh... Feshiebridge... Uach Lochans and Inshriach Forest... A 21 frame (7 wide x 3 exposures) merge to HDR Panorama...
  16. Cap'n Fishy

    Heads-up for tennis fans...

    Aye, he's been working his way up the rankings, quietly and without fuss, over the last couple of seasons. 😜 This year has been a bit of a breakthrough season for him - been in 6 finals. Could yet make the year-end tournament for the season's top 8 players. Col
  17. Cap'n Fishy

    Scottish members needed.

    Aye, like you say, we often go looking for the leaf litter trails on Menteith in autumn. Where the leaf litter gets naturally collected is the same place the scrot and other terrestrial deaders get collected... as well as any other food that gets wind-blown until it gets into a leeward calm...
  18. Cap'n Fishy

    Scottish members needed.

    Aye, I think it was just the common wee money spiders on Saturday, eh? Had them at Coldingham yesterday, too. I've only come across those Usain Bolt guys that one time. What was unusual was the big size of them for a spider that does the hang gliding thing. Mind we spooned a fish and it had...
  19. Cap'n Fishy

    What a surprise.

    Aye, but would that not be the subspecies of P. carbo, namely P. carbo sinensis? So, technically still the great cormorant, P. carbo? Wiki could be clearer now that the sinensis subspecies has become more abundant here, right enough. Col
  20. Cap'n Fishy

    What a surprise.

    I think that is the case throughout the British Isles... "The great cormorant (P. carbo) and the common shag (G. aristotelis) are the only two species of the family commonly encountered in Britain and Ireland [3] and "cormorant" and "shag" appellations have been later assigned to different...
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