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Trip 8 Carp Fishing – 2018


The weather forecast is looking pretty shocking on the wind/rain front.  There is also a rise in the temperature and the pressure is at 1009 mb.  It was looking good for a fish or two but I needed to get … Continue reading

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Trip 3 Carp Fishing- 2017


It has been a bit too long between trips, I had a very ill daughter for a week and I then managed to pick up the flu again, which finished me off for another week. Last week, I had family … Continue reading

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Trip 108 – Carp Fishing- 2017


This is it, my last trip of 2017 – I just had to have another go before the year is out.  Clear the mind before the New Year starts.  As the mild weather is still about, I was off down … Continue reading

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Last Blast 


It’s may last go before Christmas and I am nicely hidden away and the traps are set. All set up with the perfect combination. Bring on the lumps and have a Happy Christmas all. Richard 

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Trip 92 Carp Fishing- 2017


After a poor few days and a chat with a friend who had not been out for a few weeks due to ill heath, I suggest he may fancy a day on here for a change. The likelihood of a … Continue reading

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Trip 91 Carp Fishing- 2017


With it being half term week, the family are off to Ireland for the week.  I have the opportunity to fish five nights this week or even go on the river after the Barbel.  Am not really sure yet, don’t … Continue reading

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Let’s See What The Next Few Nights Bring.


I have the opertuneity to fish five night this week, so we shall start here and see where we finish up. Richard 

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Trip 89 Carp Fishing- 2017


It’s that Thursday evening feeling!  Kids dropped off – let’s go!  However, half way there, the wife calls and she is stuck in a big traffic jam!  Oops, bit of a panic on and updates every 10 minutes, a friend … Continue reading

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Out For Few Days


Hopefully bag a few, dispite the wind direction change, still very pleasant to be out on the lake.  Richard

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Trip 17 – Carp Fishing – 2017


With Spring ever closer and the family away in Ireland for the week. I am out on the lake and not sure if I will split the week up with a trip to Suffolk or not.  I will wait for … Continue reading

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