Category Archives: Course Fishing

Trip 80 – Barbel Fishing- 2017


I am still working at catching myself a Hampshire Avon Barbel. I have gone for the same area as before, for the simple reason that I can park quite close and there is a choice of 4 swims in this … Continue reading

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It’s River Time


I fancied a change this evening, as it been sometime since I wetted a line, on the Hampshire Avon.  Richard 

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First Venture Out On The River


Tracking down the carp today And it would be rude to to put a line on the water on June 16th. Regards Richard 

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Trip 11 – Carp Fishing – 2017


With less rain and a chance of sunshine, I put the house work on hold until tomorrow – when the forecast is for a big down poor, and out I went. I fished an area that I had not fished … Continue reading

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Trip 9 – pike Fishing – 2017


With a spot of man flu and the prospects of a couple of days gardening, I didn’t quite feel like walking to far today.  So, armed with my chair, I headed off to a nice big bend in the river, … Continue reading

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Trip 7 – Pike Fishing – 2017


With the cold snap continuing and those lovely Winter’s days  – with frosty starts and clear blue sky’s.  There is no place in would rather be, down the Avon after pike. My first spot of the day. My third spot … Continue reading

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Come On Sun


The sun is doing it’s best to push though the mist. Richard

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Trip No 141 Pike Fishing (2016)


I woke up this morning with the urge to go Pike fishing – which I have been planning to do for a while but have got sucked back into the Carp by the good weather.  Unfortunately, Mr Carp had other … Continue reading

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Trip No 132 Pike Fishing (2016)


With the weather looking settled for a good week or two, this year I will be able to track down a nice PB Pike (hopefully). This is my second trip out and I have moved to another area of the … Continue reading

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Trip No 131 Pike Fishing (2016)


I am out after the Pike on the river today, the weather is pretty good and I keep seeing loads of Pike photos on FB. I haven’t quite got as long as normal, as my youngest has a school performance … Continue reading

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