Category Archives: carp

Memories of an old fisherman – Peewit Lake


I fished this lake twice over the years – with a large gap in between.  I’ve no photos of the first time around, but the lake was absolutely stunning. It still was when I arrived back the second time – … Continue reading

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Trip 29 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – Airfield Lake Hours Fished – 65 hours I didn’t expect to be out so soon again.  The wife and kids were happy for me to go out again, so I’m happy too and back down the lake again. … Continue reading

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Trip 23 Carp Fishing – 2020


Please note that this session was done before the current Corona lockdown.   I was given the opportunity to fish two nights this weekend.  I’d originally planned on arriving Saturday am, but after a friend asked if the youngest daughter … Continue reading

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Trip 22 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – School Lake Hours Fished – 5 hours I’m making the most of days before the gardening starts up and I’m back on the school lake for another 5 hours today.  It’s a different swim to yesterday, but a … Continue reading

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Midnight’s Calling


It’s the first time in many year’s that I’ve set up waiting for a midnight kick off. But just for a change I thought it was worth a go for old times gone by. Richard

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Trip 19 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – School Lake Hours – 3 Hrs With a few hours free today and the prospects of no rain (which certainly makes a change, mind you the wind is pretty harsh).  I’ve selected my swim on the less windy … Continue reading

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All Set Up


You can’t help thinking your crazy some time, but effort equals reward. Richard

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Nice Day Out


After the wind and rain of last night, it was very pleasant outside today. Richard

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Trip 91 Carp Fishing – 2019


Location – School Lake Hours Fished – 4hrs Since I was last here, there has been an incredible amount of rain; the inlet and outlet are working overtime.  The lake it’s probably come up 6 to 8 inches, which is … Continue reading

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Trip 85 Carp Fishing – 2019


  Location – School Lake Hours Fished – 5hrs With another opportunity to get on the lake again today.  It was going to be another cold start to the day, but sunshine was forecast. I came armed with my Deeper … Continue reading

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