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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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Trip 129 Carp Fishing (2016)


This trip is going to be a bit wet and windy, as there is a good storm pushing though tonight.  This means plenty of wind and rain to stir the fish up. The swim selection was a bit limited, a … Continue reading

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Trip No 122 Carp Fishing (2016)


After a good look around and a chat with a few anglers, I settled on this lovely corner. I fact it was so hot, I ended up sitting under the brolly with my t-shirt and nearly failing asleep!  By late … Continue reading

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Out For The Weekend 


Its the youngests turn for a weekend away fishing.  Here favourite swim, lets hope the carp, think the same.  Regards Richard 

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Back On The Lake.


Done the House husband bit, now back on the lake.  Richard 

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