Brolly or no brolly

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What’s everyone preference .. I got rid of mine a while ago and invested in waterproofs, got soaked a few times last season and it wasn’t pleasant .. which is making me think to again invest in a brolly 🧐
 

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What’s everyone preference .. I got rid of mine a while ago and invested in waterproofs, got soaked a few times last season and it wasn’t pleasant .. which is making me think to again invest in a brolly 🧐
I dont mind a brolly pole fishing and not to windy ,but if feeder or waggler fishing i just suit up with either imax suit or preston df25 depending how cold it is
 

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Got rid of mine years ago as awkward to fish with and just something else to carry. I just pick days with decent weather forecasts so even if it does rain it’s rarely for long or too heavy so my coat suffices.
 

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Got rid of mine years ago as awkward to fish with and just something else to carry. I just pick days with decent weather forecasts so even if it does rain it’s rarely for long or too heavy so my coat suffices.
I fish in downpoors match fishing so i have no choice ,il put it up to use pole but straight back down if the rods come out 😁
 

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I fish in downpoors match fishing so i have no choice ,il put it up to use pole but straight back down if the rods come out 😁
Having to fish in rubbish rather is another reason I don’t fish matches, some of the conditions I’ve seen our club fish in over the years make you question people’s sanity 😅 they’re tough sods for sure 👍🏻
 

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If I’m fishing the pole and the rain is coming straight down and it’s not windy I’ll use a brolly, if I’m feeder or waggler fishing I’ll use a bait brolly, if it’s really windy and chucking it down I’ll use a lidded side tray
I just use the octbox lidded side tray ,i do have a bait brolly to but cant remember last time i used it 😊
 

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Brolly for me every time - 50”. I don’t match fish so sitting in the wind & rain makes no sense to me. That’s why it’s called ‘pleasure fishing’.
I quite enjoy a brolly without rods ,nice sound the rain on the brolly as long as its not blowing to hard
 

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Having to fish in rubbish rather is another reason I don’t fish matches, some of the conditions I’ve seen our club fish in over the years make you question people’s sanity 😅 they’re tough sods for sure 👍🏻
Just put a coat on lol , i dont like my gear getting all wet but its something you have to put up with as a match fisherman . Hate putting it away wet.
 

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I like the brollies where you can relocate the the pole to get more room. I also like the ones with pegging points on the a couple of struts as well as the usual ones. I always like to get the wind from the left so I can still cast & strike. Given I can choose my swim I can get the se up as I prefer. I currently use the Nufish Aqualok &, so far, have had no dramas in some real hoolies.
 

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One of my favourite aspects of fishing is sitting down, Brollies involve me getting off my seat box.. I don't get off my seat box... For nothing!

But no, unless I pull up and it's raining, The brolly probably stays in the holdall and I rely on my B&B's.
 
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