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  1. ben_tucka

    Leeds based fishing buddy's

    Im based in the Leeds area and wouldn't mind a meet up. Also Id be interested where you go to fish Pike on the fly. Ben
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    What are the Lancsy Lads Up to Next?

    sorry for my bad attempt at humour :omg: still its a chance I never take if I'm ever caught out in the lightning while fishing I leave my rod on the bank side and wait for the lightning to pass. its even scarier when its at my sailing club which is located on the top of a moor with not much...
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    Klinkhammer style

    I use Lathkill Fly Tying Parapost and works great Para Post Wing - Lathkill Fly Fishing Btw I have no affiliation with lathkill apart from hes local to me.
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    Klinkhammer style

    never thought of that. might Tie a few of them up tonight see what they fish like :)
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    What are the Lancsy Lads Up to Next?

    Thunderstorms whats the worst that could happen! its not like your stood in water with 9ft of carbon in your hand.... .... O yeah might not be good idea after all.
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    Klinkhammer style

    They look very nice! don't forget some white post ones as well, As some days on my local river I can see white better than the orange or green. especially when the river is coloured from the rain the day before
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    What are the Yorkshire Lads up to next ?

    Any fishing is good fishing (apart from carping sorry any carp anglers just when you need a wheel barrow to fish its not for me) ---------- Post added at 08:58 AM ---------- Previous post was at 08:57 AM ---------- IM not jealous I am not Jealous!! okay im very jealous!!
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    What are the Yorkshire Lads up to next ?

    This thread didnt last long then! Im going to see if we can bump start this again. anyone else done fewston lately went a few weeks back and the water was like a warm bath. I was roasting in my waders in the sunshine. (Breathable doesnt mean they dont get hot) I only managed one Browny on eh...
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    New to the group

    Firstly welcome to the forum. and secondly welcome to the world of Fly Fishing Tackle. Basically try not read too much into the manufacturers super technical catalogue pages I have some quite expensive rods but my shakesphere sigma still gets use regularly. why not get a shakesphere outfit...
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    What are the Lancsy Lads Up to Next?

    Yeah the better one!:omg: tbh I probably need to fish the other one before I make statements like that:thumbs:
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    What are the Lancsy Lads Up to Next?

    Well I haven't fished a river all this season. :( and its funny because I'm a rubbish still water fisherman. I must must must find a river soon. but for now I'm trying to catch up with the latest patterns on tying pages and whats moved on. also trying to find details on who owns the fishing...
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    What are the Lancsy Lads Up to Next?

    I'm good but having withdrawal symptoms,mainly fishing has subsided due to my move to Leeds. cant just pop to the river as much as I used to :mad: Theres only so many flies you can make without letting them go for a swim although I did get out to Fewston a few weeks ago where I roasted in my...
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    What are the Lancsy Lads Up to Next?

    I'd rather be fishing in the rain than sat here at this desk!
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    River Aire downstream of Esholt.

    Just Resurrecting and old thread here but who runs the waters of the river aire in Rodley. As since my move from Halifax to Bramley I've hardly got any fishing done so somewhere down the road from me would be great. and if anyone could point me in the right direction of access to the river and...
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    12 years off.... will this kit cut it?

    Ben has just read this and would definitely like to fish the swale this weekend, sunday would be best by me but I will just send a private message to yourself now. Ben.
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    Remote UK fishing!

    Hi all im looking to see if anyone has any knowledge of very very remote areas to fish. I mean high tarns or streams well off the beaten track and maybe requiring a long hike to get to them. I know most are found by accident and/or you are very secretive of your locations. but I really want to...
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    Recommend a new line

    my river lines are a cortland 44 4wt DT or a barrio DT both great lines hardly any difference between them.
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    12 years off.... will this kit cut it?

    don't worry about the age of your rod and reel I have rods that where my grandads and they still work great. (and I still love to use these glass fibre rods and show they work very well). most UK river fishing the reel is just a line holder only when we get fish over the 3-4lb mark do we start...
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    Swinsty/Fewston

    Nope mountain biking with our lass and the dog running along side. And yes I hope to be going to Fewston very soon I always have a trip there with my dad and brother for my birthday (late may) but hope to be taking our lass up to Fewston so she can try fishing in the next few weeks :) What...
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    Swinsty/Fewston

    Hey glad a good day was had only just seen these posts sounds like I missed a good days fishing. Had a long bike ride instead myself hope to meet up with you lads next time though. Any tips for the water? Ben. Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk
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