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Mike Barrio

General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« on: February 04, 2011, 18:51:24 PM »
Easy one this ..... answer the fly fishing general knowledge question correctly and the person that asked it will give you the go ahead to ask the next question in the quiz :wink

So, to get things going ...... What is a "winding check"?

Cheers
Mike

PS: If somebody gets the answer right but has not posted a new question within 15 minutes of getting the go ahead ...... anybody that wishes can play "the joker card" and jump in with the next question :wink
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Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2011, 19:01:35 PM »
Its like a washer on the rod end of your cork handle, where the blank go's into the handle.

 :z18

Jim
"Because in a world where most men seem to spend their lives doing what they hate, my fishing is at once an endless source of delight and an act of small rebellion."

Mike Barrio

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2011, 19:06:31 PM »
Correct, that's it Jim, well done :z16

Ok, you get to ask the next question in the quiz ..... make it as easy or difficult as you like :wink

Cheers
Mike
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Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2011, 19:09:27 PM »
What are the two main tributaries of the South Esk ?

 :z18

Jim
"Because in a world where most men seem to spend their lives doing what they hate, my fishing is at once an endless source of delight and an act of small rebellion."

Ewan Lindsay

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2011, 19:19:38 PM »
The Prosen and Noran Water..?

Ewan

Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2011, 19:24:20 PM »
Correct  :z16
"Because in a world where most men seem to spend their lives doing what they hate, my fishing is at once an endless source of delight and an act of small rebellion."

Ewan Lindsay

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2011, 19:37:09 PM »
Weh Hey!  I only found that out this week reading an article on the internet.

Right then, next question:

It is said that "The Compleat Angler" is the 3rd most printed book in the history of the English language, but who wrote it?

Gordon Zola

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2011, 19:41:01 PM »
Izaak Walton

Ewan Lindsay

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2011, 19:45:29 PM »
Spot On :z16

Over to you...

(The King James Bible and the Book Of Common Prayer, in case anyone was wondering!)

Ewan

Mike Barrio

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2011, 20:11:35 PM »
If somebody gets the answer right but has not posted a new question within 15 minutes of getting the go ahead ...... anybody that wishes can play "the joker card" and jump in with the next question :wink

Cheers
Mike
www.flylineshop.com   At the heart of your fishing ..... lies a great fly line!

Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2011, 20:24:43 PM »
OK as Gordon has left the building  :wink

The Tay hold the record for the largest Salmon caught in the UK

Which river in the UK holds the record for the largest fly caught Salmon ?

 :z18

Jim
"Because in a world where most men seem to spend their lives doing what they hate, my fishing is at once an endless source of delight and an act of small rebellion."

bordertroot

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2011, 20:43:09 PM »
Was that Mrs. Morrison on the Deveron ?

Bob

Paul Garrigan

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #12 on: February 04, 2011, 20:43:25 PM »
The Deveron?

 :z18
Paul

Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #13 on: February 04, 2011, 20:48:24 PM »
Tiny Morrison on the Deveron, not a big river but the 5th most prolific Salmon river in Scotland , some great Brownies as well  :z16

 :z18

Jim
"Because in a world where most men seem to spend their lives doing what they hate, my fishing is at once an endless source of delight and an act of small rebellion."

Ewan Lindsay

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #14 on: February 04, 2011, 20:52:56 PM »
Didn't the Deveron hold the Fly caught river Brown Trout U.K. record as well?  10lbs+?

Ewan

 




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