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  Topic: cheap whip / pole
rollcast

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PostForum: Tackle Talk   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:11 pm   Subject: cheap whip / pole
Thanks guys,

I'm going to see if I can get one of the longer whips from decathlon and see what its like as I think they were only about 30 for the 7m one, if its too heavy I might cut it back and ...
  Topic: cheap whip / pole
rollcast

Replies: 8
Views: 5449

PostForum: Tackle Talk   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 2:38 pm   Subject: cheap whip / pole
I have had it quite a while. It came originally from the old Belfast Angling Centre before they moved to the new large premises. I have also seen similar items in the Cloughbally Mill shop in Enniskil ...
  Topic: cheap whip / pole
rollcast

Replies: 8
Views: 5449

PostForum: Tackle Talk   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:30 pm   Subject: cheap whip / pole
I have a five metre whip which I think I paid about 16 for. At 4 and 5 metres the cheap ones are perfectly servicable. In fact I am not sure if there is an expensive option that is anywhere near as g ...
  Topic: cheap whip / pole
rollcast

Replies: 8
Views: 5449

PostForum: Tackle Talk   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:13 am   Subject: cheap whip / pole
I'm fishing a lake at the minute that's stuffed full of roach, Rudd and hybrids of the two but they're all pretty small as the lake is only an small farm drainage pond. I bought a 4m whip from decathl ...
  Topic: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
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Replies: 18
Views: 13232

PostForum: Tackle Talk   Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:52 pm   Subject: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
Just got the rod in the post to day, which was pretty quick considering I only ordered it on friday at about 4 o'clock and monday was a bank holiday here. The rod looks like its finished ok apart from ...
  Topic: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
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Replies: 18
Views: 13232

PostForum: Tackle Talk   Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2013 3:24 pm   Subject: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
I don't know the rod, but at that price you can't really go wrong.

You won't know until you cast it.

Fladen Vantage fly rods are in the same price range and do get good reviews, however I think ...
  Topic: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
rollcast

Replies: 18
Views: 13232

PostForum: Tackle Talk   Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:04 pm   Subject: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Thor-Classic-4-Piece-Fly-Rod-All-Sizes-/330939059518?pt=UK_SportingGoods_FishingAcces_RL&var=&hash=item4d0d814d3e

Does that look like it should be ok?
  Topic: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
rollcast

Replies: 18
Views: 13232

PostForum: Tackle Talk   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:28 pm   Subject: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
Thanks, that greys rod looks perfect but its way way way out of my budget Sad , the flextec streamtec looks similar but its still a bit on the dear side.
If I may be so bold to ask, what is your budge ...
  Topic: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
rollcast

Replies: 18
Views: 13232

PostForum: Tackle Talk   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 4:26 pm   Subject: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
The 10ft rod I have is a 4# Greys Streamflex. Very light and easy to roll cast with which would do the job for you. Sorry RC, I misunderstood your initial post regarding the high banks. Try a tapered ...
  Topic: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
rollcast

Replies: 18
Views: 13232

PostForum: Tackle Talk   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 2:51 pm   Subject: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
tenkara is one way Smile

RC maybe try diffent casts there is many diffnt styles of casting to get around problems like high banks,
look up steeple cast on youtube ,

Thanks, I have looked at diff ...
  Topic: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
rollcast

Replies: 18
Views: 13232

PostForum: Tackle Talk   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:18 pm   Subject: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
I don't have any pictures but I'm sure I could describe it a bit better.

The club has put up fishing stands at the bottom of the banks so the high banks are behind you so landing the fish isn't a p ...
  Topic: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
rollcast

Replies: 18
Views: 13232

PostForum: Tackle Talk   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:57 am   Subject: Rod length for overgrown stillwater
What length of rod would be best for fishing a lake thats got quite steep banks and quite a lot of trees around it? At the minute I'm using a 9' 6'' rod but I'm looking at getting another rod in a dif ...
  Topic: Congratulations to Rollcast,
rollcast

Replies: 4
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PostForum: CFF Breweries - The Turtle's Head   Posted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:25 pm   Subject: Congratulations to Rollcast,
LOL, thanks guys only seen this now.
  Topic: CDC and Raffia sedge
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PostForum: Fly Tying Discussions   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:06 pm   Subject: CDC and Raffia sedge
http://i.imgur.com/DeegO.jpg

Its actually swiss straw Laughing but that don't sound no good, now does it.
  Topic: Snail / Beetle patterns
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Replies: 1
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PostForum: Fly Tying Discussions   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 1:46 pm   Subject: Snail / Beetle patterns
I tied them on size 10 short shank hooks to give them a bit of weight to help make them sit down in the film.

http://i.imgur.com/fkfGx.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/4AZ2L.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/XZqV ...
 
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