I was talked into taking my 13 year old son out yesterday afternoon and glad I succumbed :) We managed 5 altogether and all were returned safe and well. We had good sport with others chasing, splashing and forgetting to keep a hold of the fly! :omg: Cameron was pleased as punch as he...
Was thinking of giving this place a bash during my stay at St Fillans in May. Any members of the Crieff Angling Club (or anyone who fishes it regularly) on here willing to give away it's secrets:whistle:
Sounds daft I know, but, what is the quickest way to change lines?
Do the comp guys have any "shortcuts"
I'm sure I read somewhere that some use a spare length of backing that they attach to the "new line" thread through the eyes , swap the cast onto the new line, reel in old line swap...
ok here goes....
While purchasing size 10, 12 and 14 hooks my local tackle shop owner told me he ties all those "sized" flies on size ten hooks. The reason given was that the smaller hooks would take longer to sink.
Your views reasons for against etc etc would be appreciated.
Took my 12 year old to Loch Glow on Saturday and he thoroughly enjoyed himself. A second outing is now on the cards and I am unsure where else I could take him in and around the Edinburgh area.
PS I am trying to get him away from the bait stuff onto the real fishing:D
It's been years since I attended classes and have forgotten the rules for hackle use. eg when do you use cock as opposed to hen, do you have the "curve" facing the hook or away from:confused::confused:
This may not be the right place to post this but here goes....
Are any of the contributers to this forum members of clubs from within the Edinburgh boundary? If so, is your club looking to increase it's membership by one? :D
Being a newbie tyer and poster please be gentle with me :)
Do furs and feathers have a use by date? By that I mean do they degrade through age or become brittle or any other description for them being useless?
I look forward to your responses.