Hello from Rutland

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KevLeaper
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Hello from Rutland

Post by KevLeaper » Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:33 pm

Hi
Just wanted to say hello and what a nice find the TFF is. I've been fishing since the early Seventies when I lived in Kent and fished the Darenth Valley but these days I live in Rutland and fish the river Nene mainly. I use a lot of old tackle mainly because it still works fine for me (the fish don't know what rod or reel you're using) and the nostalgia aspect is pretty strong for me. I still love the sound of the Mitchell 300 bail-arm snapping shut and rustle of silver paper bobbins across the grass when you get a bite. Sad, but if it makes you happy!
Cheers Kev

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Mark
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Re: Hello from Rutland

Post by Mark » Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:42 pm

Welcome to the forum Kev.
Mark (Administrator)

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where you find only elder trees, nettles and dreams. (BB - Denys Watkins-Pitchford).

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Harry H
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Re: Hello from Rutland

Post by Harry H » Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:56 pm

Welcome to the forum :Hat:
There are three things that improve with age: wine, friendship and water sense, and there's no short cut.
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PershoreHarrier
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Re: Hello from Rutland

Post by PershoreHarrier » Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:48 pm

Welcome from North Worcestershire.

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Paul D
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Re: Hello from Rutland

Post by Paul D » Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:50 pm

Welcome aboard Kev :Hat:
" I have no intention of changing my habits and fully intend to become even more weird as I age."
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Eddy Pools
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Re: Hello from Rutland

Post by Eddy Pools » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:04 pm

Hello Kev, welcome to the TFF

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TraditionalAngling
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Re: Hello from Rutland

Post by TraditionalAngling » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:48 pm

Welcome to the TFF Kev

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Tom
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Re: Hello from Rutland

Post by Tom » Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:19 pm

WELCOME!

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KenSowerbutts
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Re: Hello from Rutland

Post by KenSowerbutts » Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:59 pm

A warm welcome to you
Knowledge comes but Wisdom lingers

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Muscavado
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Re: Hello from Rutland

Post by Muscavado » Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:15 pm

Kev,

:welcome:

John

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