Newbie - Creative fishing ideas - what are yours?

Silverfisher

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I generally just use actual fishing tackle but there is something satisfying about finding the perfect tree branch rod rest!
 

satinet

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I found this the other day.... don't see these that often nowadays.... still works although the software needs an upgrade...😛🤣
I've got a few green ones skulking about. Sometimes the thinner pole works better
 

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While I could buy any piece of tackle I desired I do get a greater level of satisfaction from either re-purposing something, recycling or making from scratch. It is in part the intellectual exercise in finding a different way of solving an issue or finding an alternative.

I am not driven by brands or drinking beer from the bottle so everyone knows I have bought the most expensive*. Having a complete set of matching tackle would do nothing for me. If it floats your boat then go for it.

* It tickles me when I see people wearing Hollister branded clothing. In my world Hollister is a manufacturer of stoma bags.
 

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While I could buy any piece of tackle I desired I do get a greater level of satisfaction from either re-purposing something, recycling or making from scratch. It is in part the intellectual exercise in finding a different way of solving an issue or finding an alternative.

I am not driven by brands or drinking beer from the bottle so everyone knows I have bought the most expensive*. Having a complete set of matching tackle would do nothing for me. If it floats your boat then go for it.

* It tickles me when I see people wearing Hollister branded clothing. In my world Hollister is a manufacturer of stoma bags.
meh . bet you got a fish clicker on order right now to compliment the new seat box and side tray ,it would look a pigs ear with clothes pegs stuck to the side ;):whistle::whistle::whistle::whistle:
 

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While I could buy any piece of tackle I desired I do get a greater level of satisfaction from either re-purposing something, recycling or making from scratch. It is in part the intellectual exercise in finding a different way of solving an issue or finding an alternative.

I am not driven by brands or drinking beer from the bottle so everyone knows I have bought the most expensive*. Having a complete set of matching tackle would do nothing for me. If it floats your boat then go for it.

* It tickles me when I see people wearing Hollister branded clothing. In my world Hollister is a manufacturer of stoma bags.

To me, Hollister is the birthplace of the outlaw motorcycle culture just after the war.

And all this making and adapting is OK when you have time.......
 

Chitterlings & Hodge

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Not so much a creative idea but more of a diy project during lockdown. I was unable to get luggage that was just the right size for what I needed so I comendeared the wife's sewing machine and decided to make my own and was happy with the results.

It included:
A bag to fit an XL Preston side tray with side pocket for net and bait box storage
Seat box cover
Catapult bag with side pocket for spares
Half a dozen reel bags (various sizes)
Roll up rod holdall (when travelling light)
Heavy duty rod bags

Only trouble is I keep losing them in the grass

Tight lines all(y)
 

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