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Rob

Savage Gear Pike Day on Loch of Skene
« on: January 26, 2017, 12:45:43 PM »
Not sure I agree with the venue due to their policy towards Pike, but times move on. Might make them rethink it.

Anyway, well done to Somers for brining something different to the area. Not much for the fly angler, but they do make some interesting keel hooks that I use for Pike flies and of course, they have wire trace making materials. Also waistcoats, waders, bags and waterproofs as well as rubberised nets and so on.



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Ok, I admit it, I quite like this salmon fishing lark....

Hamish Young

Re: Savage Gear Pike Day on Loch of Skene
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2017, 18:12:32 PM »
I'm committed to other things, but having bumped into some the Savage folk at the CLA in the past this could well be worth a visit for those closer  :z16
If everyone concentrated on the important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fly rods....

Rob

Re: Savage Gear Pike Day on Loch of Skene
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2017, 11:39:18 AM »
Been informed that there will be Pike fly fishing happening....so maybe of interest to some now.
Ok, I admit it, I quite like this salmon fishing lark....

Lawrence

Re: Savage Gear Pike Day on Loch of Skene
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2017, 15:01:33 PM »
I just spoke to the estate regarding a season ticket - it seems policy has been re-thought as the Loch is now 100% C&R

Rob

Re: Savage Gear Pike Day on Loch of Skene
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2017, 17:11:43 PM »
I just spoke to the estate regarding a season ticket - it seems policy has been re-thought as the Loch is now 100% C&R

It is indeed. Would like to think this is down to the pressure put on their pockets by anglers not renewing tickets.

Not sure what they are now charging, but the last time I was a member is was 90. 
Ok, I admit it, I quite like this salmon fishing lark....

Lawrence

Re: Savage Gear Pike Day on Loch of Skene
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2017, 18:51:54 PM »
80 now

Rob

Re: Savage Gear Pike Day on Loch of Skene
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2017, 08:17:25 AM »
80 now

Sorry, just looked at my old ticket..yes, 80, not 90.

Ok, I admit it, I quite like this salmon fishing lark....

 




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