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I use braid for most of my barbel fishing (ledgering), but not on rivers like the Wye, where abrasion resistance is important. I've been using mono mainline and need to re-stock and have been considering fluorocarbon (x-line etc.)
Only used twice (honest!). Immaculate condition - not a mark or scratch on it.
Box has slight water damage (as shown).
Not really sure what it's worth - say Â£170 ono including p&p
Sorry about pics - I'm rubbish at this sort of thing.
Just been having a bit of a laugh looking at the 'historic gallery' - forgot it was there-
https://barbel.co.uk/galfr.htm - scroll down on left to 'historic gallery'
Thought it might be fun to resurrect it - any old embarrasing photos chaps ?
I recently bought a small Daiwa rubber landing net which I've been using for float/feeder fishing for dace/roach/chub etc.
Have to say that I've been very impressed and am considering buying a larger net for barbel.
Maybe something like this -...
Myself and a few mates have a day out from Newhaven four or five times a year.
I've always hired or borrowed tackle, but have just invested in a Shakespeare Ugly Stick 18-25lb (maybe a bit light) and a Penn 321GT2 reel.
It's normally fairly basic wreck / smooth ground fishing and the rigs...