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    was a concern with youngsters taking up fly fishing

    As i have been away from this post for some time now , i have went back and read the posts i have missed. I decided to call Micheal at the Loch and sort things out for once.. Firstly the experience i mentioned about passing on advice to fishermen visiting the Loch . i helped them due to the...
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    was a concern with youngsters taking up fly fishing

    lol . i express my own personal experiences and low and behold i get told they are my fault... some how i doubt it is all my fault. I have been down the Loch setting up , go to speak to someone and they turn there back on me ( long before i posted on here ). but clearly everyone knows far...
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    How long should waders and wading boots last?

    cant comment about how long waders should last etc. But i contacted Diver Dave a while back to see if he had any waders for sale in the size i needed. communications were great , very friendly . but sadly at the time he had nothing available in the size i was needing , mainly the size of neo...
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    Another LAW Vice on EBay

    lol na , though they would be a lot easier to carry that is for sure. the telescope i have is 6 stone in weight , and over 4feet in hight :omg:.
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    was a concern with youngsters taking up fly fishing

    Sorry Brian unexpected bill took up fishing funds this time around lol. Kev i am far from coming back with negatives. i know what is happening etc as it happens to me . what works for 1 does not work for all . and it is about time some people realise that. no matter what i say clearly i will...
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    Another LAW Vice on EBay

    not really bothered if you ignore me or not. spend your money how you want. but what do you know the fish don't care what vice has been used. and calling someone a complete ***** is also my right . i think they are stupid spending that on something to hold a hook. i spent £300 on a...
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    Another LAW Vice on EBay

    Sorry by why is Beryl being silly ? only complete idiots spend hundreds / thousands on a vice to hold a hook still. before vices were invented they had to use fingers only. or did they have to spend hundreds / thousands on special fingers ?
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    was a concern with youngsters taking up fly fishing

    Brian the help i got from the forum has nothing to do with the way things have happened on the Loch , that is what i am getting at. You only seen me on the river because Jon had very kindly offered to show me the ropes to river fishing and how to read the river , where fish are likely to be...
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    was a concern with youngsters taking up fly fishing

    Sorry Gary i have said what i said for the reason i believe and have had while at the Loch. i have said absolutely nothing wrong and is infact what 1 regular on the Loch says and a few at the fly tying club . its a bit of a local joke that the old timers on the Loch treat it as top secret in...
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    was a concern with youngsters taking up fly fishing

    lol sorry Bob . attempt to talk to any locals / regulars back at the pier and i get nothing but dirty looks like they just stepped on me and trying to find a stick to get rid of me. Only time i get spoken to is if its lads visiting the Loch then they talk to me. i was setting up my gear...
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    was a concern with youngsters taking up fly fishing

    Aye Gary , been out a couple of times on the Loch with you , then up at Glenfrag braw wee water that , one of my best days never caught so many broons in 1 day lol. didn't realise i was burnt like a cook lobster though lol.
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    was a concern with youngsters taking up fly fishing

    na they would be the kind of auld farts that would get in boat and argue whos driving pmsl.
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    was a concern with youngsters taking up fly fishing

    Again if i cant store a push bike Kev , how am i going to store a scooter ? . cant afford a scooter , lessons , tax , MOT , fuel etc etc. Scooter outside in car park = stolen in short space of time . no lock - ups available. Leven is the main fishery right on my door step ( 5 min walk ) ...
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    was a concern with youngsters taking up fly fishing

    lol nope Yogi , no powerbait and no music . dont even have a ring tone blasting out across the water. i mute the phone , stick in a pocket that wont get wet . but within easy reach if i get into any bother and need to call for help. and we aint fifers here ....... its Kinross - Shire . were...
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    was a concern with youngsters taking up fly fishing

    i am not interested in clubs though. especially the local one , if thats how they are going to be towards people then they can do one. And i dont mind fishing on my own , hell if it was easier to get to a river i would happily go . but even getting to the Devon can be a problem via bus. as i...
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    was a concern with youngsters taking up fly fishing

    i was a member of the fly tying club , but decided to give up last year. purely because almost all members were into the comp side of fly fishing , and always at this lake or that lake , or Rutland or ,,, well all over the UK basically . and i for one am not interested in comp fishing what so...
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    was a concern with youngsters taking up fly fishing

    At the ripe old age of 29 i am what many would consider a youngster to fly fishing ,,, especially what i class as my "" local water "" where many are over the age of 50+. When i first took up fly fishing it was made clear to me that "" youngsters "" are not wanted where i fish. i went down...
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    Unsettled weather helped?

    go out and try it , its all you can do. i have not been out to wet a line at all this season. But when i do eventually get a chance to go out on the Loch , i will be starting with winged wets and a big bushy fly on the bob , and when i see fish up top i will chance to suspended fly / dry ...
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    loch leven

    i aint been out at all this season . havent wet a line in any water this season lol.
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    loch leven

    from reading the reports , fish are pretty much all over the Loch . so its a case of being in the right spot at the right time. Flies that are producing are buzzers ... black buzzers , black and red buzzers. and also sedgehogs are producing fish. No real big hatch as of yet happening on the...
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