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Forum: Rods   01-15-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,800
Posted By YORKIE
Indeed it is Salar 1, you should try its 17ft...

Indeed it is Salar 1, you should try its 17ft sibling!.
Yorkie.
Forum: Rods   01-15-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,800
Posted By YORKIE
Well, expanded the stable yet again, yesterday...

Well, expanded the stable yet again, yesterday collected a 16ft LPXe and a Loop Opti Megaloop to go with it.
Assuming that we'll still be allowed to fish for Salmon, it'll see primary use on the Tay...
Forum: Rods   01-03-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,800
Posted By YORKIE
Just clocked this bit eriefisher.Allthough quite...

Just clocked this bit eriefisher.Allthough quite well liked for its easy Spey casting abilities the Sage "Brownie" was indeed prone to breakage. If you're at all heavy handed or used to strong rods...
Forum: Rods   01-03-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,800
Posted By YORKIE
Only 120ft?, get some glass's and learn to cast!...

Only 120ft?, get some glass's and learn to cast! :grin2:.
Good efforts!.
Yorkie.
Forum: Rods   01-02-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,800
Posted By YORKIE
Currently have two 15fters, a 15ft 6ins, two...

Currently have two 15fters, a 15ft 6ins, two 16fter's with a 3rd on the way and a 17fter. Only last year did I sell my 18fter, as the 17 would eclipse it in every single way.
I'd give the following...
Forum: Rods   01-02-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,857
Posted By YORKIE
As a full blown Tyke(thats the vastly superior...

As a full blown Tyke(thats the vastly superior human being who resides in The People's Republic of Yorkshire over here in Blighty) I can tell you there is no part of Yorkshire with an Asquith region....
Forum: Spey Basics   01-02-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,408
Posted By YORKIE
I'm not a fan of knots or lots of loops in...

I'm not a fan of knots or lots of loops in leaders!.If casting of the individual involved isn't good, loop to loop just invite tangles, like wise a nicely welded and looped T tip or indeed 15ft multi...
Forum: General   12-17-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,691
Posted By YORKIE
Sharpes, nowt is better,simple's. Solid reliable,...

Sharpes, nowt is better,simple's. Solid reliable, dependable and certainly a life saver for those that need it!.
Remember, simple is as simple does.Can't come apart, won't bend or flex, can't rot or...
Forum: Tackle   12-17-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By YORKIE
This bit sounds as though I'm giving you a...

This bit sounds as though I'm giving you a lecture on personal hygiene, nothings further from the truth.
1stly, start off with warm dry waders, hang and dry out after every single tip, trapped...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   12-17-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By YORKIE
God, that flee can be improved no end!, tie up a...

God, that flee can be improved no end!, tie up a dozen and send them to me, then it'll be bloody well marvellous!
On the money young man!
Yorkie.
Forum: General   12-16-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,665
Posted By YORKIE
I have a Sporting Lives Idaho shortie wading vest...

I have a Sporting Lives Idaho shortie wading vest with a manual inflation.It's the dogs danglies!, bought here in the UK from a company specialising in USA imports of fishing gear.
Never seen...
Forum: Trout   12-16-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By YORKIE
Divers shops, ask for 2mm Neoprene full fingered...

Divers shops, ask for 2mm Neoprene full fingered gloves!.
Failing that, there are custom Dive shops that will and do make up Neoprene stuff to order.Might be more expensive right enough, but if...
Forum: General   12-12-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 905
Posted By YORKIE
Ard,I use a KIS rod case here in the UK, its...

Ard,I use a KIS rod case here in the UK, its fully adjustable, fully lockable and will hold 6 full length Spey rods of 16ft 3 piece and longer!, or even as short as you like!.It comes with carry...
Forum: Rods   12-12-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,405
Posted By YORKIE
Long rods hold line clear of the water during...

Long rods hold line clear of the water during "battle", they provide better shock absorption during the fight and allow the Angler to steer their intended capture much more effectively than a shorter...
Forum: Tackle   12-12-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 697
Posted By YORKIE
Going direct to Frodin or Granbo will see you...

Going direct to Frodin or Granbo will see you with the best top drawer flee's, but at a hearty price!.
Scandi tubes in general require time and effort in their construction, you will pay a hearty...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   12-07-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By YORKIE
You're a quick learner PFBlake, quick indeed.Your...

You're a quick learner PFBlake, quick indeed.Your most recent offering isn't too shabby whatsoever at all, no doubt at all that one will take a fish!.
Yorkie.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   12-07-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By YORKIE
Nah then Youth. Thats non too shabby for first...

Nah then Youth.
Thats non too shabby for first efforts.I'm a lot older than you and still Crap at Fly Tying!.I've made every mistake there is to make and a lot more too!.
What I'd say is this, its...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   12-05-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 35
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Views: 1,396
Posted By YORKIE
Yellow content or primarily Yellow flee's are a...

Yellow content or primarily Yellow flee's are a favourite for me any way here in the UK.
The plain old Black n Yellow Tube, Posh Tosh,Gordons Fancy, Garry Dog,Yellow Allys, St,Clements and Willie...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   11-20-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 985
Posted By YORKIE
Concrete Angler, you want craft/model shops or...

Concrete Angler, you want craft/model shops or DIY shops.With a bit of rummaging round you should be able to locate lengths of Aluminium and Brass tubing of maybe 1m in length that you can cut to...
Forum: Tackle   11-20-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By YORKIE
When Airflo first started to make advances in fly...

When Airflo first started to make advances in fly lines, their first non stretch lines developed quite a reputation for being anything other than straight.This was especially prevalent with the...
Forum: Tackle   11-15-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By YORKIE
Smooth, try Talon fly lines on Amazon, that...

Smooth, try Talon fly lines on Amazon, that should hook you up!
Yorkie.
Forum: Tackle   11-14-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By YORKIE
Ask and thou shall receive Smooth! Google any...

Ask and thou shall receive Smooth!
Google any of the following:
Helmsdale tackle- advertising Shalespeare Worcestershire 35yd DT lines- they are an On Line Dealer
Talon, on line and E-Bay full...
Forum: Tackle   11-14-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By YORKIE
If any of you want the longer length of Salmon DT...

If any of you want the longer length of Salmon DT lines, give me a PM as like as not I can pass details on of sources here in the UK.Most of the big on line dealers will post/deliver/courier...
Forum: News and Announcements   11-14-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By YORKIE
Those crowds in the UK are ever fading even as I...

Those crowds in the UK are ever fading even as I type this.
Indeed, young people are only interested in gaming at home and on line, nowt else.Everything is on the wane.The t'interweb is slowly...
Forum: Tackle   11-13-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By YORKIE
Just a point of order really. DT lines aren't...

Just a point of order really. DT lines aren't specifically Spey lines, they're merely a Double Taper line, thats all, nowt special, nothing fancy.Yes its a fairly good consideration they should be...
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