Attention to detail and preparation

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Chris,s prep puts us all to shame 😂😂😂
Not mine, I can’t do all that lining up the floats and such nonsense, same as my diverse collection of hookboxes, although I think I’ll be changing them for the Matrix boxes, they seem the best.
 

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Not mine, I can’t do all that lining up the floats and such nonsense, same as my diverse collection of hookboxes, although I think I’ll be changing them for the Matrix boxes, they seem the best.
I’ve changed mine from them orange ones to the new grey ones 😂😂
 

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The Matrix boxes hold twice as many hooks for a box not much bigger than the Guru box - which is a decent enough box, just need to carry too many.
I’ve cut mine down now to 4 boxes and that covers my fishing, plus I’ve obviously got all PW, B&P, method etc on spools 👍
 

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Interesting, I’d never know what rig I wanted on a topkit until I saw the peg I’d drawn.
But the waters I tend to fish are pretty well the same depth, same species, and always windy. I nearly always try other rigs as well, but I find that having rigs attached at least gets me on the box with pole in hand and rig ready to go. I have 16 tops and probably have eight different rigs attached, so I have a selection.
 

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Preparation is key in my world.
Class myself as an all rounder and generally fish off gut feeling - not planned sessions.
Add in a very busy work / family life.
When an opportunity or window opens - I have to grab appropriate kit/bag/holdal/case I need with out worrying if somethings missing from inside.
 

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How so?
I can sit with family socialising and tie a few rigs/hooks or sort kit at the same time.

Fairy snuff pal. I don’t need to justify my comment of course, but seeing as you asked...

Some of the prep described (and photographed) in this thread is waaay more than tying a few hooks and sorting the odd bit of tackle out. Plus I can’t do it when my lad is up and about as he’d be tinkering with it all. If you can manage to hold down a meaningful conversation with the other half and focus on a fiddly job like tying hooks and rigs, you need to write a book (and I’d buy it) as you are quite possibly the only living man who has learned to effectively multitask 😉
 

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Fairy snuff pal. I don’t need to justify my comment of course, but seeing as you asked...

Some of the prep described (and photographed) in this thread is waaay more than tying a few hooks and sorting the odd bit of tackle out. Plus I can’t do it when my lad is up and about as he’d be tinkering with it all. If you can manage to hold down a meaningful conversation with the other half and focus on a fiddly job like tying hooks and rigs, you need to write a book (and I’d buy it) as you are quite possibly the only living man who has learned to effectively multitask 😉
You retire to the tackle room and do it, don’t want interruptions, a nice evenings peace without having to talk to anyone......
 

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You retire to the tackle room and do it, don’t want interruptions, a nice evenings peace without having to talk to anyone......

Aye mate, that is already precisely what I do, albeit on a much smaller scale than some of you fellas.
 

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Fairy snuff pal. I don’t need to justify my comment of course, but seeing as you asked...

Some of the prep described (and photographed) in this thread is waaay more than tying a few hooks and sorting the odd bit of tackle out. Plus I can’t do it when my lad is up and about as he’d be tinkering with it all. If you can manage to hold down a meaningful conversation with the other half and focus on a fiddly job like tying hooks and rigs, you need to write a book (and I’d buy it) as you are quite possibly the only living man who has learned to effectively multitask 😉
No - I have learnt to tune her out, nod and agree 😬
Never sorted kit when kids about - disaster waiting to happen.
Funny you should mention it but I am currently writing a book on procrastination.
Its currently called 'A guide to.....and thats as far as I got'.
Actually its more of a flyer!😉
 

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You retire to the tackle room and do it, don’t want interruptions, a nice evenings peace without having to talk to anyone......
Chris, I try to keep the peace so I sit in front of the TV talking to the wife, so she can't say I'm ignoring her and then leave her to complain at the weekend when I've gone fishing so I can't hear her whinging :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
 

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Chris, I try to keep the peace so I sit in front of the TV talking to the wife, so she can't say I'm ignoring her and then leave her to complain at the weekend when I've gone fishing so I can't hear her whinging :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
I think mine is used to me not talking much, so she’s given up trying to make small talk.
 

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I use my study...doubles up as a tackle room when needs be. Means I can just pop out to do some “work” if necessary 😇
Mines kitchen, dining or coffee table.
Kitchen being favoured.
Would love a work table like some of the members have with rig making kit / tools easily accessible.
 

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You boys are lucky I might occasionally get granted the kitchen table or maybe be able to lay some stuff out on the living room floor if the dogs out but usually it’s the garage or patio table. Alright at warmer times but not so much fun currently!
 

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I'm lucky. My desk is in our utlity room so the only time she comes in here is to do the ironing or load the washing machine. It also has a door that leads into the garage where all my tackle is. I can do tackle prep in peace while she sits in the living room, watching the garbage on tv that women watch.
I sit in here & talk garbage to you lot.
 
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