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Memories of an old fisherman -Petersfield Heath Lake


This lake is situated on the edge of the town and is also a boating lake.  It’s 4 ft deep most of the way out, in the middle on the depths of winter and as the levels drop, you have … Continue reading

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Memories of an old fisherman -The Ressie


I first joined here about 1999 and stayed a member until last year.  I only ever fished it properly over a winter in between the interim syndicate starting and the full-on syndicate where I’m currently a member of.  I only … Continue reading

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Memories of an old fisherman – Peewit Lake


I fished this lake twice over the years – with a large gap in between.  I’ve no photos of the first time around, but the lake was absolutely stunning. It still was when I arrived back the second time – … Continue reading

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Trip 31 Carp Fishing- 2020


Location – Airfield Lake Hours Fished – 65 hours I’m making the most of the wife working from home, the home schooling work is being done more or less by Thursday.  So, I get 3 days off as well as … Continue reading

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Trip 30 Crucian Fishing – 2020


Location – Icehouse Lake Hours Fished – 5 hours My plan this year has been to start fishing the old local lakes after Crucian carp, it’s been well over 30 year’s since I have had any.  So, with one of … Continue reading

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Memories of an old fisherman – Peewit Lake


I fished this lake twice over the years – with a large gap in between.  I’ve no photos of the first time around, but the lake was absolutely stunning. It still was when I arrived back the second time – … Continue reading

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Trip 29 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – Airfield Lake Hours Fished – 65 hours I didn’t expect to be out so soon again.  The wife and kids were happy for me to go out again, so I’m happy too and back down the lake again. … Continue reading

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Trip 28 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – Airfield Lake Hours Fished – 18 hours Well, where do I start?  Sad times indeed but hopefully we are now heading in the right direction.  I’m sure COVID 19 has changed the world, maybe for the better, but … Continue reading

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Memories of an old fisherman -The Ressie


I first joined here about 1999 and stayed a member until last year.  I only ever fished it properly over a winter in between the interim syndicate starting and the full-on syndicate where I’m currently a member of.  I only … Continue reading

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Memories of an old fisherman -Petersfield Heath Lake


This lake is situated on the edge of the town and is also a boating lake.  It’s 4 ft deep most of the way out, in the middle on the depths of winter and as the levels drop, you have … Continue reading

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