Monthly Archives: December 2012

A contemplative Day

Winter pike are one of my favourite targets and so I set off to fish Lower Slade encouraged by news of a couple of twenty pounders. The weather promised to be a little drier and a howling gale meant the … Continue reading

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A window of opportunity

Catching a window of opportunity in the weather is essential at present so it is always wise to keep a close eye on the met office website. Kevin Legge always does so and rang me last week suggesting a trip … Continue reading

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Its good to catch

            Wistlandpound Fly fishing Clubs Christmas Competition at Blakewell Fishery is always a great social occasion and the fishing is always good. Though as always not everyone finds it so and It is always a good idea to catch while … Continue reading

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A prize from dark waters

The Bristol Channel stretches ahead of us; far across the water the Welsh coast is illuminated by twinkling lights and the hills of North Devon are silhouetted against the night sky. A starry sky creates a vast ceiling above with … Continue reading

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Festive Fish at Blakewell

A glassy calm Lake greeted competitors in this years Blakewell Christmas Open competition. This enjoyable festive competition is always enjoyable with the chance to catch up with angling friends whilst putting a healthy bend in the fly rod. A glass … Continue reading

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