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piker

Re: Don Today
« Reply #180 on: August 04, 2009, 14:44:38 PM »
i saw a grilse coming off kintore on sat....

 :z15

unfortunately not to my rod....

then again i was fly fishing and the young lad was spinning. As he was clearly a beginner i thought, fine, just below the mark but hey..they are too high anyway

then all i hear is a squeel and there he is into a fish

just goes to prove my though that spinning is FAR superior to fly....


j.r fartley

Re: Don Today
« Reply #181 on: August 04, 2009, 16:44:15 PM »
i saw a grilse coming off kintore on sat....

 :z15

unfortunately not to my rod....

then again i was fly fishing and the young lad was spinning. As he was clearly a beginner i thought, fine, just below the mark but hey..they are too high anyway

then all i hear is a squeel and there he is into a fish

just goes to prove my though that spinning is FAR superior to fly....


much more rewarding on the fly though,sometimes its the challenge that makes it fun!

Duncan McRae

Re: Don Today
« Reply #182 on: August 04, 2009, 21:44:27 PM »
A youngster fishing the Don - Now that is a rarity!!

Hopefully the experience has got him hooked on fishing for life.
Perhaps if the council and river board actually encouraged spinning they might attract more youngsters and help save our sport from dying out!

Duncan

piker

Re: Don Today
« Reply #183 on: August 12, 2009, 08:19:31 AM »
well, when i say he was a youngseter....early 20's ;-)

either way he was clearly a beginner so i didn't get annoyed with him for not fly fishing.

Lets face it - 2 inches below the kintore spinnning mark still means there is a LOT of water !!??!?

But i'll not even go there............

 Suffice to say i don't think i shall be re-joining kintore next year

Ben_D

Re: Don Today
« Reply #184 on: August 17, 2009, 21:50:26 PM »


The grilse have got as far as Strathdon, landed one today 3lb bang on and moved a few more.  No response at all until I started stripping Sunrays.  Was fishin Semeil fishings below Newe Bridge, lovely water, some nice trout too.

Cheers

Ben

luckyshot66

Re: Don Today
« Reply #185 on: August 18, 2009, 10:05:01 AM »


The grilse have got as far as Strathdon, landed one today 3lb bang on and moved a few more.  No response at all until I started stripping Sunrays.  Was fishin Semeil fishings below Newe Bridge, lovely water, some nice trout too.

Cheers

Ben

Yea great bit that, Used to spend most of my days fishing there as a kid.

Rob Brownfield

Re: Don Today
« Reply #186 on: August 20, 2009, 16:20:45 PM »
I thought you had been worming for a second there, just seing a bear hook in the scissors  :shock..then I saw the tube... :z7
Ok, I admit it, I quite like this salmon fishing lark....

Jockmcsprock

Re: Don Today
« Reply #187 on: August 28, 2009, 15:25:38 PM »
Can anyone tell me the water condition today? Wandering if it worth a trip out or not.  Thanks

 




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