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    Billing aquadrome

    I fished it for the Carp in the early 70's , never did any good. There was only a very small head of Carp.
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    Hook choice

    Bank Tackle hooks for me. Really good hooks at a very modest price, and the service is next to none.
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    Propolis Fish Care

    Also used as a stain for violins.
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    Time for a new rod

    Greys prodigy 1.5 x 12foot 3 piece.
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    Sad news - Len Arbery

    Very sad to hear that Len had passed away. Len was an old school gent.
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    Barbel Weight gain.

    Say a Barbel weighted 16.10 in the first two weeks of January, what is the maximum weight it could make come the last day of the season. This is a Trent fish and the river was in flood almost all this time. I know this isn't an exact science, but interesting nonetheless.
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    Float fishing for Barbel

    I was lucky enough to have a place on a float fishing tutorial day that Keith kindly gave at Fiskerton on the trent. He was an absolute gentleman.
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    Avon scales calibration

    I bought an old 7lb weight from an auction years ago and use it to check my Avons.
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    Dead Cow weights

    I buy from scrapyard.
  10. M

    Drennan matchpro ultralight 14 or 15ft wanted

    I have a 14foot in excellent condition. Looking for £75 Mick
  11. M

    Making cheese paste

    You could add breadcrumbs or even flour,
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    More about fitting more tenners into his wallet imho.
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    Been using bits of their tackle for years with no complaints. Last purchase was distance sticks for £8.95 inc. postage. I cannot stand being ripped off with the main tackle firms prices.
  14. M

    Best hemp?

    Gablestock feeds at Long Bennington, near Newark. Always good quality, good price, and the important bit.....it splits
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    For anyone who fancies a go at making a spopper, have a look on fleabay there are spombs at £1.59 each inc postage. I am using these myself to make my spoppers.
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    Neil Blood said: Great bit of kit, but cant really see anyone doing this themselves, when you've got to make your own lead mould? Me too, also made one for the big spomb.
  17. M

    Red Rapeseed ??

    Apart from colour, what is the difference between red and black Rape seed? I pick black up for £8 for 25kg Mick
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    Boat hire on the trent

    Just put more line on your reel Alex.
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    Dynamite Bait Buckets (with bait) & ESP XL Hoody

    Can I take the Hoodie please Rob ?
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    CATCH CULT 11 Update

    My copy arrived while I was away last week some time. Worth the wait though. Mick