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Mike Barrio

General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« on: 04/02/2011 at 18:51 »
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
« Last Edit: 04/02/2011 at 20:14 by Mike Barrio »

Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #1 on: 04/02/2011 at 19:01 »
Its like a washer on the rod end of your cork handle, where the blank go's into the handle.

 :z18

Jim

Mike Barrio

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #2 on: 04/02/2011 at 19:06 »
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

Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #3 on: 04/02/2011 at 19:09 »
What are the two main tributaries of the South Esk ?

 :z18

Jim

Ewan Lindsay

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #4 on: 04/02/2011 at 19:19 »
The Prosen and Noran Water..?

Ewan

Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #5 on: 04/02/2011 at 19:24 »
Correct  :z16

Ewan Lindsay

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #6 on: 04/02/2011 at 19:37 »
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: 04/02/2011 at 19:41 »
Izaak Walton

Ewan Lindsay

Re: General Knowledge Fly Fishing
« Reply #8 on: 04/02/2011 at 19:45 »
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: 04/02/2011 at 20:11 »
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

Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #10 on: 04/02/2011 at 20:24 »
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

bordertroot

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #11 on: 04/02/2011 at 20:43 »
Was that Mrs. Morrison on the Deveron ?

Bob

Paul Garrigan

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #12 on: 04/02/2011 at 20:43 »
The Deveron?

 :z18
Paul

Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #13 on: 04/02/2011 at 20:48 »
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

Ewan Lindsay

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #14 on: 04/02/2011 at 20:52 »
Didn't the Deveron hold the Fly caught river Brown Trout U.K. record as well?  10lbs+?

Ewan