Category Archives: The Catalyst

First trip of the year.


Out of a few hour’s on my local river today, as the local lakes are iced over. Richard

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Trip 67 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – Meadow Lake Hours Fished – 48 Hours   This is it folks!  My last trip of 2020 and the last on Meadow Lake for some months.  I start a new adventure on a new syndicate for 2021 and … Continue reading

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Trip 66 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – Meadow Lake Hours Fished – 95 Hours When I come home from my last session I always start to plan for my next.  With this in mind, I spotted a wet, warmer front was due to arrive over Saturday night … Continue reading

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Trip 65 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – Meadow Lake Hours Fished – 48 Hours I’m back out for another few nights, in the hope of a winter carp.  it’s still hard going, but you have to be in it to win it as they say. … Continue reading

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Trip 61 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – Meadow Lake Hours Fished – 66 Hours I had the opportunity to arrive on Tuesday afternoon for this trip.  After all the angler pressure from the weekend, I thought it would be a great idea.  I arrived just … Continue reading

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Nice View


My view for the next few days, let’s its more successful than the last one. Richard

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Trip 57 Carp Fishing- 2020


Location – Airfield Lake Hours Fished – 152 Hours It’s my last few nights on the Airfield Lake, Ian and I have been planning this trip all summer.  We’ve been working out what we think is the best location to … Continue reading

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Winter Club Lake Fishing


I’m sure you will all agree that fishing club lakes can be hard going in the Summer months.  This is due to the volume of anglers on the bank, which is why those who can join syndicate waters as they … Continue reading

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Trip 56 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – School Lake Hours Fished – 6 Hours After my failure the other day I was back out on the School Lake but I was armed with completely different tactics.  The forecast was showing chances of showers during the … Continue reading

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Trip 55 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – School Lake Hours Fished – 6 Hours Didn’t think I would get out this week, but with a cancellation and pukka weather a quick trip to the school lake was in order (and well over due). I arrived … Continue reading

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