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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #270 on: April 21, 2012, 00:50:18 AM »
Great, another write off just when i've got 3 clear days ! If it rains on Sat as forecast then even Monday may be pants  :mad

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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #271 on: April 21, 2012, 00:56:28 AM »
Always too much rain, or too little rain ......... :z8

We anglers are not easy to please :z4

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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #272 on: April 21, 2012, 20:33:04 PM »
See what you mean :shock .... Don is over the banks at Inverurie this evening and chocolate, Ury is chocolate too.

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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #273 on: April 21, 2012, 22:03:23 PM »
Forecast is for a little more rain over next few days, very brown and just over the banks at Kintore this evening.  If it stays dryish then it could be worth a bash with a big streamer on Monday or Tuesday, something with an orange cone on the front usually works well once there is about 2' visibility.

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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #274 on: April 22, 2012, 21:26:26 PM »
Hi fishers


What's the best flys for fishing at this time of year when the water is so high?


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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #275 on: April 23, 2012, 15:39:34 PM »
Sorry, can't help you James. I much rather wait until it drops to +/- 10" or so and is tea coloured.

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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #276 on: April 23, 2012, 17:28:00 PM »
Sorry, can't help you James. I much rather wait until it drops to +/- 10" or so and is tea coloured.

Iain

Thanks for the reply Ian.

Went down to the Ury this morning for a few hours caught 1 around 10" but that was all i had in 2 hours.

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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #277 on: April 23, 2012, 17:43:56 PM »


Lovely brownie on the ury this morning.

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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #278 on: April 23, 2012, 17:51:55 PM »
James,

Perhaps a hothead (orange) bead head PTN or GRHE. I read an article about San Juan Worms working well in high coloured water down south  :z8 May be worth a go. How was the Ury looking- height and colour wise?

Nice fish btw  :z16

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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #279 on: April 23, 2012, 18:07:56 PM »
James,

Perhaps a hothead (orange) bead head PTN or GRHE. I read an article about San Juan Worms working well in high coloured water down south  :z8 May be worth a go. How was the Ury looking- height and colour wise?

Nice fish btw  :z16

Liam

Hi Liam

Yeah water was high this morning starting to go a tea colour by the time i left.

may try the don out tomorrow if the rain keeps off.have you been out?


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James

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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #280 on: April 23, 2012, 18:15:54 PM »
James,

Thanks for that  :z16

Out of interest, what did you catch him on?

I've not been out since Wednesday, Monday was my last decent day  :X2

Liam

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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #281 on: April 23, 2012, 18:32:53 PM »
Generally insisting that things should have been made better from the factory since 1971 - someone has to do it.
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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #282 on: April 23, 2012, 18:43:49 PM »
James,

Thanks for that  :z16

Out of interest, what did you catch him on?

I've not been out since Wednesday, Monday was my last decent day  :X2

Liam



Blank Buster. silver tail black body.

This is my first season on the don.

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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #283 on: April 23, 2012, 20:51:29 PM »
Nice fish James  :z16

I had a couple hours at parkhill 6-8 fishing streamers had one half pounder apear from under my feet and try get the fly that was the only action, until i managed to hook and land this fine specimen not the greatest of fights but managed to land it one pic and then returned.



Could this explain why the fish have been a bit off this last week, was it their time of the month  :wink

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Re: River Don 2012
« Reply #284 on: April 23, 2012, 21:45:01 PM »
Oohhh.... nasty.
Good have lost your rag over that one.......  :z13

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