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by Michael Hastings
Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Pike Fishing
Topic: Drop Back Indicators vs Front Alarms only Approach
Replies: 8
Views: 2648

Re: Drop Back Indicators vs Front Alarms only Approach

Surely one alarm is enough?
As a boat angler I manage without any most of the time.
by Michael Hastings
Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Pike Fishing
Topic: R.I.P. John Wilson.
Replies: 5
Views: 1816

Re: R.I.P. John Wilson.

It was in the 'Flying Horse' pub at Whitehouse. I'm guessing around 1985/86, maybe a bit later. At the time JW was well renowned as an angling writer.
by Michael Hastings
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Pike Fishing
Topic: R.I.P. John Wilson.
Replies: 5
Views: 1816

Re: R.I.P. John Wilson.

I remember JW doing a talk for Suffolk PAC many years ago, before the TV series'. He actually showed us a video of a pilot, Pike fishing filmed on a prolific broad (at that time) and went into detail on the tricks of filming. I met him several times over the years and he was usually a good sport, un...
by Michael Hastings
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Lure Fishing
Topic: Barries Buzzer
Replies: 10
Views: 4675

Re: Barries Buzzer

If you find any John please let me know!
ET used to stock 'Mr Softee' which was very similar but that hasn't been around for a few years either.
by Michael Hastings
Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: PAC News
Topic: Suffolk PAC Junior Event 4th Nov
Replies: 1
Views: 708

Re: Suffolk PAC Junior Event 4th Nov

Well done to all!
by Michael Hastings
Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Catch OF The Day
Topic: Future Generation of Pikers
Replies: 3
Views: 3324

Re: Future Generation of Pikers

Nice. Looks like a Broadland river :lol: :lol:
by Michael Hastings
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Lure Fishing
Topic: Barries Buzzer
Replies: 10
Views: 4675

Re: Barries Buzzer

I used to have a 'Barrie's buzzer' and I caught on it but I can't say I found it superior to any others? Of the ones available now, the Middy one falls to bits. Friendly Fisherman have these https://www.thefriendlyfisherman.co.uk/section17089/pike-and-predator-tackle/lures/spinnerbaits.html but I ha...
by Michael Hastings
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Lure Fishing
Topic: Rubber
Replies: 4
Views: 2193

Re: Rubber

Cheers
by Michael Hastings
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Pike Fishing
Topic: Lamprey
Replies: 5
Views: 1884

Re: Lamprey

I can't think of a single water where I haven't caught Pike on Lamprey, that includes pits, rivers, lakes, reservoirs, drains and broads.
by Michael Hastings
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Pike Fishing
Topic: Promising news for Broads Salt Incursions
Replies: 3
Views: 1563

Re: Promising news for Broads Salt Incursions

An example of saint John and PAC leading the way in developments that will benefit all anglers and nature lovers. Thanks for the thousandth time!