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  Topic: Blank manufacturers
smudger564

Replies: 8
Views: 2734

PostForum: General Fly   Posted: Sat May 29, 2010 7:54 pm   Subject: Your Contact is Stevie Parkes
Hi, The man who'll give you some good advice is Stevie Parkes of zenithflyrods.co.uk He'll put you in the picture. Ok

Regards

Smudger564
  Topic: Would a Universal Flex Rating benefit us?
smudger564

Replies: 1
Views: 3650

PostForum: Fly Casting   Posted: Sat May 29, 2010 2:33 pm   Subject: can't see the woods for the trees!!!
Iv'e just finished four nights of work, racking my brain, thinking why am I driving this, against the current of thinking? You boys have told me NO! there is now way, the manufacturers are going to ch ...
  Topic: Which is the better grip for target casting?
smudger564

Replies: 11
Views: 8298

PostForum: Fly Casting   Posted: Sat May 29, 2010 2:15 am   Subject: Which is the better grip for target casting?
Question Hi, Iv'e seen several film clips, showing different grips used for target casting. In some cases, these people are very accurate, though not all use the same grip. For instance, a few suggest the ...
  Topic: Would a Universal Flex Rating benefit us?
smudger564

Replies: 1
Views: 3650

PostForum: Fly Casting   Posted: Mon May 24, 2010 8:11 pm   Subject: Would a Universal Flex Rating benefit us?
Hi, Iv'e been wondering how to word this, but here goes. Some months ago, I was talking with Stevie Parkes, of Zenith Fly Rods and latterly with a leading retailer and got to thinking of what would be ...
  Topic: Diawl Bach - A better alternative????
smudger564

Replies: 12
Views: 5682

PostForum: Fly Tying Discussions   Posted: Mon May 24, 2010 10:12 am   Subject: This is the photo
Hi, This was the photo I was trying to get to. I hope this helps.

Regards

Smudger564
http://www.completefisher.com/forum/images/Bucket/completefisherforum/userpics/October2010/2492_DiawlBach00 ...
  Topic: Does rod flex affect loop size?
smudger564

Replies: 7
Views: 7261

PostForum: Fly Casting   Posted: Mon May 24, 2010 10:06 am   Subject: Does rod flex affect loop size?
Hi, I remember reading some years ago, how the flex in the rod tip, dictates the size of the casting loop, is this true? If it is, then why don't we fish rods, using fast tip actions for smaller loops ...
  Topic: Ellerdine Lakes, Shropshire
smudger564

Replies: 0
Views: 4855

PostForum: Venue Reviews   Posted: Mon May 17, 2010 2:25 pm   Subject: Ellerdine Lakes
20 Acre fishery situated in the heart of Shropshire near Telford. This is broken down into four lakes:

Meadow which you see as you drive in, this is Horse shoe shaped and surrounded by reed beds h ...
  Topic: Zenith Fly Rods by Stephen Parkes
smudger564

Replies: 12
Views: 11734

PostForum: Tackle Talk   Posted: Mon May 17, 2010 11:27 am   Subject: Recent Review - Zenith Fly Rods
Hi All, On Friday 14 May I met Stevie Parkes of Zenith Fly Rods at Ellerdine Lakes in Shropshire. I had asked him to take an FT, a Harrison Lorhic and a CTS Affinity X. I had a quick flick of the CTS ...
  Topic: Diawl Bach - A better alternative????
smudger564

Replies: 12
Views: 5682

PostForum: Fly Tying Discussions   Posted: Thu May 13, 2010 7:40 am   Subject: Diawl Bach - A better alternative????
Hi All, Iv'e been tying these babies in a very different way for a couple of months now. Mr Unwin from Fulling Mill says, damage from Trout teeth is negligable. I say Mr Unwin, you are wrong. You come ...
  Topic: Flash Straggler - help??
smudger564

Replies: 9
Views: 6711

PostForum: Fly Tying Discussions   Posted: Tue May 11, 2010 7:05 pm   Subject: I love the response - very helpful
Hi Mybarras, Thanks mate just got in from work, popped th e-mail on and there you are. Help at hand what a brilliant site.

Big Thanks

Smudger564
  Topic: Flash Straggler - help??
smudger564

Replies: 9
Views: 6711

PostForum: Fly Tying Discussions   Posted: Tue May 11, 2010 5:21 pm   Subject: Big Thank You
Hi Mybarras, Thank you very much for the info. I'm still in work at the mo, but I'll try when I get home.

Much Appreciated

Regards

Smudger564
  Topic: Cumbria Fishing Festival - 4 weeks to go
smudger564

Replies: 1
Views: 1843

PostForum: General Fly   Posted: Tue May 11, 2010 5:17 pm   Subject: Lake District - Fantastic Fishing
Hi davestocker, I recently fished Wych Elm whilst staying in a bungalow overlooking the fishery. I have to say, that I loved the place, good rainbows and screaming blues. They'll test your tackle and ...
  Topic: Flash Straggler - help??
smudger564

Replies: 9
Views: 6711

PostForum: Fly Tying Discussions   Posted: Tue May 11, 2010 2:10 pm   Subject: I use the straggle for the body
Hi westcountryboy, Thanks for the reply mate. I use this for the body material and need some Tri-lobal for the hackle, it's pearly and coloured, if that makes sense? Veniards won't produce it, but, s ...
  Topic: Flash Straggler - help??
smudger564

Replies: 9
Views: 6711

PostForum: Fly Tying Discussions   Posted: Tue May 11, 2010 12:23 pm   Subject: Flash Straggler - help??
Hi everyone, I tie Flash Stragglers, in various colours with red being the top pattern. I'm tying some brown variants, but need some brown Tri-lobal Crystal mix (Venirads won't make this colour) whic ...
  Topic: Zenith Fly Rods by Stephen Parkes
smudger564

Replies: 12
Views: 11734

PostForum: Tackle Talk   Posted: Tue May 11, 2010 8:53 am   Subject: Apologies to all
Hi all and Bones,
I didn't try to mislead you in any way whatsoever. The info is all true, you don't have to believe me, try one then you'll see what I'm raving about.

Best regards and intentions ...
 
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