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    That buck is on point
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    Greetings, comrades. Not much news from the front, I'm afraid. Was down at a rather famous river two weeks ago in search of large brown trout. Not a bite all day. One old fella managed a 1.8 kilo fish on a fly just on dark, but we struck out big time. Went home and earned ourselves a hangover instead with beer and port and loud music. Insert homo jokes here. Those interested can google 'Ljungan' (the area), as well as 'havsöring' (sea trout), or 'lax' (salmon). As I understand it the record for that river is a 29kg salmon, and a 25kg specimen was pulled out earlier this year.

    In other news, due to my faithful Garmont boots biting the dust this year, I've been borrowing boots on trips. I did however find a decent pair of boots today which should keep me dry until I can afford something better.

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    $12. Sweet, eh.

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    Minus 18 degrees today, was time for some couch/Macgyver action. Managed to get some work done on some lures I thought I'd have to crack at. Balsa was supposed to be the main material, but this has proven difficult to locate.

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    Invalid attachments mate.

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    Great score on those boots!!!!....the laces cost more than that!!!!!!!!!
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    Invalid attachments mate.
    Ah, roger, how do I fix that I wonder....

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    The snow is slowly disappearing here now, leading to more favourable conditions. A new mate and I have been out a bit, with the focus being on calling in foxes and clearing out beaver for a landowner having problems with them logging his land alongside the river.

    Once we have a proper beaver hunt I may do a proper write-up, things will be heating up from here on in hopefully....

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    Great reading up about everyone's roar expolits back home, can't claim to be a roar hunter yet, one day.

    By the way, various parts of the fox are presently drying out and will be used for some fly-tying.
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    Might be dumb question but do they eat fox over there? I prefer pussy
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dundee View Post
    Might be dumb question but do they eat fox over there? I prefer pussy
    Ba ha ha ha ha!! No, surprisingly enough, fox is not eaten here, but me mate reckons he likes to throw beaver on the BBQ. We shot one beaver a couple of nights after dropping the fox, but due to snow and ice on the riverbank, recovery was impossible. Loads around though. They place a lot of emphasis on taking care of your hunting land here, and foxes kill a lot of young roe deer and whatever else they can plunder, so there's method to the madness. With doves, geese, roe deer and more in seaon soon, it's going to be a big year. Missing the mighty Kawekas though.
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    Some of me home-fashioned lures.
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    Once again fantastic photos!!

    Loved the lures! Wicked idea.can you photo step by step please
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    Quote Originally Posted by stingray View Post
    Once again fantastic photos!!

    Loved the lures! Wicked idea.can you photo step by step please
    Will do. Those lure photos were the ones that went wrong a few posts ago. I'll post some better ones, including step by step.
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    A few shots of the recent beaver hunting. Flavour is magic, could probably be likened to venison.

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    Beaver over here doesn't taste anything like venison.
    If I did, this forum would be rather quiet😆
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    It had quite the bunghole to, even before it was interfered with....

 

 

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