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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I buy most of my kit from AGM, Alan has great service.



+1. Have to agree, excellent service.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Did anyone watch Perch Pro on the You Tube channel kanalgratisdotse.
https://youtu.be/lp6y2pxpxuA

If not I can highly recommend it. it gives a great incite into not only lure fishing but fly fishing for perch.
2018 was slightly disappointing on the fly front as Vision fly fishing stayed on the same spot for most of the competition.

My 2108 lure fishing has so far been a dead loss, but I have a few trips planned. I would also love to have a go fly fishing for the perch on the canal and rivers where I know they live but there is no back cast room Sad

I have also ordered my new fish finder so fingers crossed that will help with the big water fishing.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Watched and enjoyed. Fly fishing was fascinating.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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My 2108 lure fishing has so far been a dead loss, but I have a few trips planned. I would also love to have a go fly fishing for the perch on the canal and rivers where I know they live but there is no back cast room Sad


Single handed Spey casting will solve that problem. This is a good introduction:

https://vimeo.com/80528240
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

True the single Spey or roll cast would work but with a ristricted back cast I would always stick with the lure rod.
I need a river or lake with no back cast restrictions which I do not have access to.
My perch flies take to long to tie to leave up trees.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Restricted back casts are a feature of my local brook. One of our syndicate members made up some shooting heads about 6ft long, they worked pretty well.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Its arrived Very Happy
My new Hook 7 fish finder, a long way from the top of the range but more than enough for me.
I made the box to hold the motor cycle battery and unit and then that gets held on to the boat board with a bungee cord.
The transducer is attached to my old bank stick and g clamp combo that worked well with the other units.



I am off to Farmoor for some lure fishing next week so that will be the first outing and I plan to use it on occasions when fly fishing but mostly when lure fishing.
Watch this space.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like you have a nice bit of kit there Peter, and not for silly money either. Very Happy

Nice one! Cool

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PostPosted: Yesterday - 11:39 am    Post subject: Sounder Reply with quote

Quite a sophisticated powerful unit.Are there some wrecks at Farmoor apart from the ones in the boats fishing Laughing Should be able to see your snakes with that.

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