Tag Archives: river

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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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 44 Carp Fishing (2015)


I have snook out again for a few hours, school holidays are just around the corner and my day fishing will stop for 6 or 7 week’s.  The weather is much better today and I thought I would give it … 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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Trip No 42 Carp Fishing (2015)


I am out for another quick 4 hour session.  At the moment, I feel currently this is my best option (and chance of banking a fish). As the wind is pushing hard across the lake against the tree line, I … Continue reading

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Trip No 41 Carp Fishing (2015)


I am out for a two night session over the weekend, which is unusual for me.  I had the unfortunate luck with the traffic and arrived just on dark.  This was OK, as luckily for me a friend of mine … Continue reading

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Trip No 37 On The Avon


After a day’s carp fishing (well 4 hours) and the house husband stuff all done.  What else could I do but spend the evening down the river?! I had been given a top tip by the Estate Manger, that the … Continue reading

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