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    Re: The Streamer Techniques Video

    Great video Ard and superb advice. I shall be trying this type of rig on your Atlantic salmon cousins here in the UK soon.

    Cheers

    Colin
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    Re: Common cents protocol from France

    A shameless plug for your magazine! (you should really have asked first).

    Nevertheless, the CCS system has been discussed many times on here and its been around a long time!

    It's major flaw...
  3. Thread: The Ugly Cast;

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    Re: The Ugly Cast;

    Great answer Ard. Ugly can be good! Look at curve casts - we desperately try to cast straight as beginners - then as we advance we learn how to curve them!! :)

    Back to the question though - a poor...
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    Re: Open Letter from Lefty

    An amazing man, fly caster and brilliant communicator. RIP Lefty.
  5. Re: I can't cast as far with my new 3wt as I can with my 5wt.

    Some great answers - I would add that your 5wt rod will cast your 3wt line considerably further too. Remember, every few feet (5ft?) beyond 30ft out of the rod tip adds an AFTM rating. (unless it is...
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    Re: Test Casting to Evaluate a Fly Rod

    I always wondered when advising friends whether I should recommend a rod that would suit them now (as beginners) - or rods they should be aspiring to!
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    Re: Greg Brown - The Evening Calll

    I was just sent this very interesting version of a classic and wow! Play it loud! The singer sent shivers down my spine!

    YouTube
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    Re: New Layout, features, functions?

    Where these in Albums or the old Photo Gallery?

    Are they still showing in your posts? (please point me to one so I can see where it is being served from - to help me find where they are). It will...
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    Re: New Layout, features, functions?

    Here is an example of uploading an image directly from my PC. (as an attachment) - we have just turned this feature on.

    1. Click the Tree icon on the toolbar above.
    2. Click From Computer Tab
    3....
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    Re: Forum is Alive Again;

    You can now !
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    Re: Forum is Alive Again;

    It was probably through Tapatalk Ard - as the "back-end" was still working ok. You'll also see that images are handled differently!

    8564

    BTW- none of the old image libraries have been lost -...
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    Re: Forum is Alive Again;

    Really sorry about the lost forum everyone. When technology bites - it bites hard. It's like someone cutting off your leg! It will take me while to get everything back to how it should be - but I...
  13. Bears found to switch to eating elderberries instead of salmon in warmer weather

    Kodiak bears found to switch to eating elderberries instead of salmon as climate changes. August 22, 2017 by Bob Yirka

    (Phys.org)—A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the...
  14. British TV company wanting to film Pacific salmon smolts

    Hi everybody

    A British TV company is looking to film Pacific salmon smolt migration. They contacted me to ask:

    From your experience and understanding, where would be the best place to film...
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    Re: Just got my OPST Commando Head- How to Cast?

    Smashing post!

    For me you are trying to run before learning to walk. I think all your loops etc are pretty good actually (though should be closer to your body and 180 aligned) but your final...
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    Re: Talent, Instruction, Attitude, Equipment?

    These are really nice questions!

    Everyone can learn to fly cast but just like all other sports - sporty-people get it far quicker than non-sporty people. If they can juggle even better!

    Non...
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    Re: Like Button and Other Issues

    I think you can 'like' now (or thank or dislike) ! :)

    I have installed a new likes system and tried to import the old likes. Hopefully it has worked but at least we can give it a go!

    Cheers
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    Re: Forum Up and Running!!!!

    Sorry - yes like system temp out of order - but it will be back in a different for in the next few days

    I hope

    Colin
  19. Re: Wanted - beginners or those fishers with casting issues! (who can video)

    Please send them! Look forward to trying to help. Check your PM for details.

    Cheers

    Colin
  20. Re: Am I breaking my wrist on my back cast? (PIC HEAVY)

    Your are already a decent caster - but you should change you're grip immediately. I reckon it will transform your casting and help keep rod alignment on track so it does not twist.

    I strongly...
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    Re: Celebrating Jim Green

    I just noticed at the end of the video the rod pictured was a 9ft Glass AFTM 10 !! Ouch.

    I thought the line was thick and rod stiff! (mind you it might not have been the same rod as used).
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    Re: Photobucket starts to charge!

    500 I think I made it. and 960 pixels size
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    Re: Photobucket starts to charge!

    Users on here can also use our albums:

    The North American Fly Fishing Forum - Recently Updated Albums

    I have updated how many photos can be stored. Nevertheless, I recommend having your own...
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    Photobucket starts to charge!

    It seems - out of the blue - Photobucket has stopped the ability to share images into forums. (it's a bit hit and miss at the moment).

    They want to charge $400 per year for the pleasure. This does...
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    Re: Okay lets be honest here!

    I didn't hook me - an Atlantic salmon did. I was fishing a dropper and a big salmon took the point fly. When I brought it in - it was lying quietly on its side so I foolishly took a close up...
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