Tag Archives: barbel

Trip No 2 Pike Fishing (2016)


With the Avon in full flood, I have managed to find this perfect pool.  Mind you, it could get be a bit tricky if I get a big fish! I have one rod on a float and the other ledgered, … Continue reading

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Trip No 56 River Fishing (2015)


I am on the river again, however I am fishing the evening.  The last two days have been very hot and I did not fancy my chances. I have gone for the same swim as before, as I have seen … Continue reading

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Trip No 55 River Fishing (2015)


I am still persevering with the river, after seeing the carp in this area 3 or 4 times on the bounce.  I now should be after the barbel, but I just love these river carp, big or small it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Trip 54 Fishing On The River


Despite the very hot weather today I have come out today (as well as the clear blue sky). Firstly, I need still to cover some miles on the river exploring (one for the barbel and the other for likely pike … Continue reading

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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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Ridgemonkey Toaster


I have decided that one of these could be a good addition to my food bag and there is a good chance I may eat some more wholesome food this Winter.  I have a bad habit of buying rubbish on … Continue reading

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Trip No 51 Barbel Fishing (2015)


After a fantastic family holiday in a cottage by the sea in Wales, with not a soul around. I thought it was about time to start investigating the river a bit more, as I had not really done very much … Continue reading

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Hidden Features


This is a great time of year to look out for those hidden features that you may not have found yet (as the water level drops on some lakes).  The birds will start to roost or rest up on these … Continue reading

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Trip No 43 Carp Fishing (2015)


Just out for a couple of hours this evening, I have no nights free this week (due to family stuff), which is ok.  I find great joy in this part of my life these day’s. I have just dropped both … Continue reading

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