Fishing Season 2017

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Aled

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Fishing Season 2017
« on: March 20, 2017, 14:50 »
Well with 6 Nations over for another year my mind now turns to another obsession of mine. Fishing.
I'm a keen fly fisherman and fish the Rivers Tywi, Teifi & Loughour mostly for sea trout, and salmon. I also fish some still waters for brown and rainbow trout. I always mean to have a go at coarse or sea fishing but I never seem to get round to it. maybe this year. So share your angling stories on this page.
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Barry C

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Re: Fishing Season 2017
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2017, 19:30 »
Taking my ancient buddy out for a walk along the local canal in the morning, all being well ;)

Ultra light spinning rods and see if the perch will play .... Haven't done that since we were kids, a loooong time ago  :lol:

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Re: Fishing Season 2017
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2017, 07:21 »
We will be out soon the big plaice are showing in the Solent now ,,,
Colin

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Re: Fishing Season 2017
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2017, 08:02 »
Smooth hound will be running in a month or two here, plenty of whiting coming out with doggies and odd good thornys too.

I do all types of fishing apart from sea boat fishing.
Saying that i don't go fly fishing but bought all the gear a few years back (Orvice Clearwater #5 rod and an Orvice Battenkill BB3 reel) and it's sat in my wardroab, i will use it at some point but the sea fishing and coarse fishing carp fishing all take my time up.
Then there's the allotment!!! :lol:

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Barry C

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Re: Fishing Season 2017
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2017, 08:30 »
Hard work fitting everything in during retirement ...  :wacko:

Fishing, gardening, bowling, (volunteer greenkeeper) struggle to get holidays in  ;)

Decorhateing has to be winter work, but that's holiday season, sunseeking  8)

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Re: Fishing Season 2017
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2017, 08:35 »
Hard work fitting everything in during retirement ...  :wacko:)

It's even harder when you work all week and have to fit it all in including ferrying abot to dance class, gymnastics,
athletics, etc and on top of that a very needy and a little spoiled (in a nice way not bratty) 4 year old.  :wacko:

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Barry C

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Re: Fishing Season 2017
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2017, 13:16 »
Hard work fitting everything in during retirement ...  :wacko:)

It's even harder when you work all week and have to fit it all in including ferrying abot to dance class, gymnastics,
athletics, etc and on top of that a very needy and a little spoiled (in a nice way not bratty) 4 year old.  :wacko:

Yes been there done that ... on call for work 24/7 working away for weeks at a time .... Demanding elderly parents and family.

Now retired and is my time, we can be as busy as we want doing what WE want  ;)

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Re: Fishing Season 2017
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2017, 13:45 »
Nice replies all. Back in the bachelor days I used to fish obsessively up to 5 times a week. ....the I got married and had children, however my wife is surprisingly understanding and I do get out at least 1 a week, probably 2 when the night sea trout fishing is at its peak.
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Re: Fishing Season 2017
« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2017, 11:17 »
Rivers are very low at the moment. We could do with a nice flood to bring the sea trout up.
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Re: Fishing Season 2017
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2017, 14:36 »
Rain is falling quite heavily here in West Wales at the moment. Hopefully we'll have a nice summer flood which will bring in the sea trout.
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Re: Fishing Season 2017
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2017, 17:52 »
You're doing better than me Aled ..... due to various circumstances, yet to wet a line this year so far  :(

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Re: Fishing Season 2017
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2017, 10:15 »
I'll start making some serious efforts to get out as often as I can during the next few weeks. Come one, Barry you need to make time for the things you love my friend.  ;) its good for the soul.
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Re: Fishing Season 2017
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2017, 15:50 »
Got my annual trip to the Isle of Wight booked slightly earlier this year, for mid September. Looking forward to it already!!!!
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Re: Fishing Season 2017
« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2017, 07:45 »
Come one, Barry you need to make time for the things you love my friend.  ;) its good for the soul.
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Problem is one of the things I love has had a knee replacement and as soon as she was anything like right we had to go on holiday  ;) However the next week or two things start to change so will be out and about with my old fishing buddy again  :D

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Re: Fishing Season 2017
« Reply #14 on: May 18, 2017, 09:49 »
Ah now Barry C that's a fair reason, I can't head out this evening as I have children to ferry around!
Nice one sunshineband hope you get some good fishing in.
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