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John Allan
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    • John Allan
      John Allan replied to the thread Which centrepin to choose?.
      They would be an even better reel if the ratchet spring wasn't prone to disintegrating.
    • John Allan
      They are connected as you recommend Richard but I still found them hard work, even on 2 3/4lb daiwa powermesh rods. They no longer have...
    • John Allan
      I find the main problem with large heavy feeders with a flat face is...reeling the buggers in again. I used some 3 oz models that I...
    • John Allan
      John Allan replied to the thread Trent day ticket?.
      A1 pits complex has a decent stretch available on day ticket. Night fishing allowed and parking behind swims.
    • John Allan
      John Allan replied to the thread Moths and Larva.
      No but I had the buggers in my fly tying materials. Again. Luckily they didnt eat any of the expensive stuff.
    • John Allan
      John Allan replied to the thread Best lightweight umbrella?.
      Surely the drennan specialist would be better with the flat, parallel spars being on the deck, with pegging points. It would be far more...
    • John Allan
      John Allan replied to the thread Centre pin advice please ?.
      I see he prefers to fish with line coming from the top of the reel. More delicate control I understand.
    • John Allan
      John Allan replied to the thread Centre pin advice please ?.
      The Lewtham Leeds is quite a nice reel, in the 4.5" size. The best version, I think, is with a ratchet clicker rather than a friction...
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