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  1. Black Brook more Coloured Water! 8:12:19 Part 2

    Quote Originally Posted by Skateboard Dave View Post
    Part 2.
    That little chub was hiding under the far bank cover even with the turbid water - they know how to avoid the predators.
    The swim:
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    To get the two flies into the take zone I cast downstream into the middle of the stream and fastest water then sunk the rod tip below the surface to get the line under the trailing branch and the rod tip close to the far side. The flies would then swing into the far side, held on a tight line, and slowly
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  2. Black Brook more Coloured Water! 8:12:19 Part 1

    Quote Originally Posted by Skateboard Dave View Post
    I thought I wouldn't get to fish running water this weekend so went fishing on the GUC on Saturday. The Soar was really close to bursting it's banks yesterday and it rained again in the night.
    This morning though skies were bright and unbelievably the Soar, a couple of miles from my home, had dropped by about a foot, despite the night time rain?
    I was on my way to Bradgate Park for the usual Sunday work out - a muddy and very hilly 10 mile run but after that I would be free
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