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    New boat box

    Hi guys I’m on the hunt for a new boat box. Currently for a diawa. I can’t afford a peli box, but I am looking for something with a deep lid so that I can look to get a foam insert for the top and put my lines in it and then creathe a set up for easy access to my flies etc...... open to...
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    Knot for hook bend to fly (Kline and dink)

    Hi guys I’m trying to work out what is the best knot for this. I’m paranoid that with barbless hooks the line will just fall off the hook? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Indicator - knot to allow the indicator to be adjustable

    Hi guys Probably not one for the purists. I’m learning different techniques at the moment and one that is eluding me is buzzer fishing with an indicator. However I’m not one for using those pre made indicators, and am tying my own version with hooks on them. But I’m looking for a knot that...
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    Salmon fishing the story or nairn

    Morning everyone, I'm getting the chance to fish one of the two rivers next Saturday. Mean to say spey or nairn. Any suggestions on flies to use? Sent from my KFTT using Tapatalk 2
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    Buzzer fishing

    Good morning everyone. Starting point for this post, I live in cambuslang!! Im looking to lean on the good nature of of the more experienced buzzer fisherman and see if I can arrange a four hour session over the next few weeks, specifically to show me the ins and outs of buzzer fishing. Im a...
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    Greys gx700 spools not holding right

    I own a gx700 and several lines, ive had it for four years. Yesterday I went to roslynlee for a days fishing, went to push out my di7 and put on my floating line, the di7 felt tight, so a hard push later none of my spools are now being held my the reel, when I screw in the fixing you can here...
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    How do you arrange your boxseat

    I bought a boxseat. I was reading an article a while ago (cant remember where) about how to arrange it, i.e get some guttering to hold your reels and line etc..... Does anyone have hints and tips to set up your boxseat? Sent from my GT-I9195 using Tapatalk
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    Lake of menteith tomorrow evening

    So im on there tomorrow. Planning on starting off with three buzzers at first a mixture of blacks and olives. If that fails ill move onto a washing lone woth diawl bchsrand cormorants. Any particular way I should fish the buzzers, I could be an ***** and instantly slap on a bung and hope but...
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    Olive buzzer and black buzzer patterns for the lake of menteith

    Hi guys I have been advised that both olive buzzers and black buzzers on 12's and 14's are working well at the moment. Can anyone suggest some goos patterns to try based on the information ive supplied. I dont know anymore ao any help is appreciated Sent from my GT-I9195 using Tapatalk
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    I was looking into getting a seat box, I fo alot more boat fishing on the resrvoirs these days and they are handy to jabe, keeps all your gear im one place etc...... I seen te Shakespeare ones but I was wondering if there is a cheaper alternative out there? Sent from my GT-I9195 using Tapatalk
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    River Avon at Broons bridge

    So I fished here for the first time yesterday morning early. I was fishing with a #4 rod and reel, the rod is a normark (I believe cortland owned this company) and it was a 7ft rod, seems the right set up for fishing the river. I had a great day, got a little one at about half pound, lost one...
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    Hen cape hackles for size 10 down to 16

    Im not sure where to go for these. It wets im interested in tying and im going for natual patterns (spiders etc. ....) I dont know where to get them, any suggestions Sent from my GT-I9195 using Tapatalk
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    Tippet rings

    Hi everyone. Im thinking of investing in tippet rings. I generally dont fish dry fly so think I could benefit from using these for speed of changing flies when im at fisheries or out on the boat and using wets. Anyone have experience or thoughts? Sent from my GT-I9195 using Tapatalk
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    Booby eyes

    So I have purchased booby eyes in 3mm, 4mm, 5mm and 7mm My question is two fold 1. I am guessing I can get more than one fly from one tube? 2. Is there a guide for mm to hook size? Sent from my GT-I9195 using Tapatalk
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    Bloodworm legs length?

    Hi everyone! I'm tying some bloodworms with the span flex legs at the eye of the hook and the bottom of the hook. How long should they be? I'm going to tie then on size 10 and 12 and possibly 14 but I'm unsure how long the span flex legs should be Sent from my GT-I9100 using Tapatalk
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    Traffic light buzzer - no quills for ribs

    As the title suggests I want to tie some traffic light buzzer, however I have no quills for the rib. What can I use instead or does it even need a rib? Sent from my KFTT using Tapatalk 2
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    Zonkers help....

    So I bought some white rabbit strips and black rabbit strips with the intention of tying some zonkers. Tie them on size tens is my first question and secondly what can I use for the body? Any help would be great, planning on wrong a line with my new Cortland ice blue tomorrow or Tuesday and...
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    Midget gem v blob

    What's the difference between the two? I'm looking at them both and can't see a difference! Sent from my KFTT using Tapatalk 2
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    Fly boxes

    Hi everyone, So a very broad question here and I'll try to be specific as I can. I'm planning over the next four months (wife is pregnant, due in February, can't get out now) to start and compete my fly boxes for next year. I'm liking at having one for my river fishing for trout. And a couple...
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    Grayling flies

    Hi everyone I'm off out on the Annan tomorrow for the grayling. I'm planning on fishing the good old klink and dink tomorrow. Problem is I don't have tungsten beads, so my question is how would I go about giving the flies some weight but not to much? I'm thinking tying 14`s or 16`s and was...