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Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 04-28-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,475
Posted By wilbert
Nothing wrong with fishing for the fresh fish and...

Nothing wrong with fishing for the fresh fish and catching a few kelts by accident, but to target the kelts on purpose is not sport and the outfitters / guides should not be justifying this to boost...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 04-27-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,475
Posted By wilbert
Kelt fishing for me is a big no no, I dont call...

Kelt fishing for me is a big no no, I dont call it sport and it should not be encouraged. I liken it to kicking Mike Tyson's ass when he is 70 and then bragging down the pub how you beat one of the...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-15-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,270
Posted By wilbert
I would have probably put it back, not because I...

I would have probably put it back, not because I think its not right to kill a fish of such size more the fact that the bloody thing would not fit in the freezer. Seriously though my family could...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-08-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,280
Posted By wilbert
Sven I am hoping to go back again next year....

Sven I am hoping to go back again next year. Lawrence has gone this week and is also fishing all 4 rivers so he will probably bump into your dad at some time, wish I was there as the conditions look...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-07-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,280
Posted By wilbert
Boerie I was out there with Bone but our report...

Boerie I was out there with Bone but our report would be a little out of date as the trip was in 2004, we both went back in 2005 but on different weeks. The fishing will be great even on a hard week....
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 03-16-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By wilbert
Not had a great deal of experience fishing with...

Not had a great deal of experience fishing with drys for salmon but I have caught a few and I am keen to add to this number so I would fish dry first then fish with a wet. i have been told that even...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 01-04-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By wilbert
Its good to see that things may be starting to...

Its good to see that things may be starting to change in Ireland but it will take a lot more than 1 released fish to presuade me to fish in Ireland.
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 09-01-2005, 10:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,451
Posted By wilbert
Bone I would love to fish Rynda at the end of...

Bone I would love to fish Rynda at the end of June but it is far too many $$$ for my budget (roughly zero last time I dared to look) don't know when I will be back but i will be back again 2007??. I...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-28-2005, 05:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,451
Posted By wilbert
Just got back from Rynda, we all had an excellent...

Just got back from Rynda, we all had an excellent time but the conditions were once again against us. It started off perfect, cool and overcast then the wind picked up and blew all the cloud cover...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-09-2005, 01:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,451
Posted By wilbert
Is it worth taking the 15' rod to Zolotaya for...

Is it worth taking the 15' rod to Zolotaya for the wider parts (if there are any) ? or is all the fishing done with a single hander? I have never had a salmon on a single hander so that should be fun...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-09-2005, 12:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,451
Posted By wilbert
trevwf I forgot to ask if the Zolotaya was being...

trevwf I forgot to ask if the Zolotaya was being fished and if so how was it doing? I hope we get the chance to fish it when we are there as I get a real buzz out of fishing a new piece of water.
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-09-2005, 11:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,451
Posted By wilbert
Last year i didn't fish below the home pool as...

Last year i didn't fish below the home pool as our guide didn't think there was much point and to give him his credit he put us onto lots of fish and not many of them were grilse. So if there are...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-09-2005, 08:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,451
Posted By wilbert
Glad to see that things are good at Rynda and...

Glad to see that things are good at Rynda and look set to stay good for some time. 2 quick questions.

1) Are there still fresh fish coming into the river and have the Osenka's started to run yet?...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-01-2005, 08:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,451
Posted By wilbert
Newsflash from Kharlovka - Water dropping and...

Newsflash from Kharlovka - Water dropping and clearing, 43 fish reported in the first day and half of fishing, 6 of these were over 20lbs. Things are looking good. Lets hope Rynda is also producing...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-01-2005, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,669
Posted By wilbert
Gary I have been looking on Ebay and there are...

Gary I have been looking on Ebay and there are some good capes on there but it is a slow process of getting one unless I want to pay well over the odds. I have been putting good bids on in the last...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-01-2005, 03:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,451
Posted By wilbert
BA missplaced my rods on the way back from...

BA missplaced my rods on the way back from Stockholm last year. It took 3 weeks to get them back because I was away on a family holiday in Scotland but this stopped me from doing any more salmon...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 07-31-2005, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,669
Posted By wilbert
Jungle Cock in the UK

Can anyone in the Uk give me details of anywhere that I can get a good quality jungle cock cape from. Most places I have found either sell small packets of feathers or the substitute which look cr*p....
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 07-31-2005, 09:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,451
Posted By wilbert
I don't think that Rynda gets too dirty when the...

I don't think that Rynda gets too dirty when the water rises as there are lots of lakes in the system that allow any sediment to settle. In last years reports they had problems with the alge during...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 07-29-2005, 08:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,451
Posted By wilbert
Just read the latest report from Rynda and it...

Just read the latest report from Rynda and it looks like the recent rain has lifted the river approx 6" and they have forcast good water levels for the comming weeks. I have tied enough flies for...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 07-26-2005, 08:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,451
Posted By wilbert
Not long until we go to Rynda now so lets get...

Not long until we go to Rynda now so lets get this thread going again as its a great way of passing time at work whilst counting down the days. More excited about going this time than last year as I...
Forum: Our Environment 07-26-2005, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By wilbert
In an ideal word catch and release would not be...

In an ideal word catch and release would not be needed but we dont live in an ideal world and there are just not enough salmon in the rivers to sustain killing every fish caught (my point of view). I...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 07-17-2005, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By wilbert
Has anyone had problems with the small CO2...

Has anyone had problems with the small CO2 cylinders for inflatable life jackets? and are you allowed to carry boxes full of flys in your hand luggage? I didn't have a problem last year but I am...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 07-15-2005, 03:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By wilbert
Nice pics. It must be good to fish in such clear...

Nice pics. It must be good to fish in such clear water.
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 07-12-2005, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,304
Posted By wilbert
Best methods / flies for grilse

As its comming to that time of year when the grilse will make an apperance in my local river and many others (water permitting) I was wondering what flies and methods you use to attract these fish. I...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 06-19-2005, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,674
Posted By wilbert
I finally managed to go fishing on my local river...

I finally managed to go fishing on my local river after an absence of almost 8 months. It was good to be fishing on pools that I know well just a shame that there are not many fish about at this time...
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