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Sad New Today


  I watch all his Tv shows and they helped to inspsire a generation of anglers and I visited is a shop in Norwich a few time and had the pleasure of a chat with the man himself.

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Trip 51 Carp Fishing- 2017


This trip is the start of my campaign to catch a nice big lump out of the Hampshire Avon.  With this in mind, I headed to the area where I have seen them before and have tried this area a … Continue reading

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Trip No 82 Barbel Fishing (2016)


Despite feeling under the weather this week and being at home all day yesterday (and watching way too many episodes of my favourite TV show).  I thought the best medicine for me would be to get out and get some … Continue reading

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Trip No 80 Barbel Fishing (2016)


I am out on the Hampshire Avon again today, after the Barbel.  I have found an area that has a good selection of features and swim choices. My first spot gave me the opportunity to use 2 rod’s.  I must … Continue reading

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Bit wet, but back again 


I just had to have another go.  Regards Richard 

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Trip No 53 Barbel Fishing (2015)


With all the house work done and the kids at school.  I popped down the river for a couple of hours today.  I was in search for that Barbel, which I am so desperate after.  Facebook is good,  but at … Continue reading

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Trip No 52 Barbel Fishing (2015)


I am out on the river again, after that allusive Barbel, effort = reward, I can’t say I have put much effort in this year so far.  Time to knuckle down and get out on that river more.  As this … Continue reading

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Trip No 40 River Fishing (2015)


I have popped down the river today for a few hours and after an hour of looking around, I decided that one of the weir pool’s looked very favourable.  I would rather look around for two hours and only fish … Continue reading

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Lucky Me


Now That work is winding down, because of the office migration. i am able to get a few extra hours fishing in, over the next month. just need to catch a few.   Richard

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My Quest To Catch A UK 40lb Carp


This quest is going to be a lot harder.  By choice I have kept away from the curcuit waters that have 40+ fish.  They are filled up with anglers each and every day.  However, my new syndicate holds fish close to that … Continue reading

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