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  1. GUC Winter Silver Fishing : 7-12-19 Part 2

    Quote Originally Posted by Skateboard Dave View Post
    Part 2.
    Since I'd had a fish and the sun was out I tried a few swims that I'd have normally simply marched past on the way to the next lock. They only confirmed why I usually chose to ignore them - no action but maybe I was half hearted in my efforts?
    I carried on along the slippery, muddy toe path to the next bridge where a perch might be hiding, in it's shade, although it had suddenly gotten rather more cloudy. ;-(
    A couple of casts here were fruitless but as I headed to
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  2. GUC Winter Silver Fishing : 7-12-19 Part 1

    Quote Originally Posted by Skateboard Dave View Post
    It couldn't happen. Three consecutive weekends on the local brooks was never going to happen not with the precipitation this autumn breaking records more often than Coe and Ovett in the early 1980s.
    The brooks would have been perfect on Thursday but rain all day yesterday had the River Soar close to bursting out into the fields again. ;-(
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    The rivers were a total no hoper so it would be back to the local stand-in the GUC.
    After the great roach
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  3. Stenhouse Reservoir C & R day session 4/12/19

    Another cold cold day but fairly dry , wind from the south west temp 5C water very clear to 7 feet . Wendy Callison Bailiff for the day has the stove pumping out heat with Fally heating his hands . A cup of tea and a blether with Alfie and Jim Currie and on the water at 10.00. All 3 boats are fishing the east side off the point of the island towards the 3 bushes . Fally is into one almost right away . Half an hour later he has a big one in the net weighing in at 3lbs 8ozs. Jim Currie hits one ...

    Updated 05-12-2019 at 03:46 PM by craigluscar (wrong date on blog)

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  4. Stenhouse Reservoir C&R 4 hour day session 7/11/2019

    Cold and blustery on the loch temp 4C wind from the east .Dry spells followed by hard rain all day . The only boat on the loch with 3 Bank anglers Lost one and caught one with a couple of follows . Tequilla fab on a static line . The bank anglers caught 2 with lures . Nice to retreat to the Bothy and the log burning stove at lunchtime and catch up on the latest fishing news .
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  5. Loch Fitty 14/11/19 Non fishing day

    Went up to visit an old friend ,many many years since I have been to the Fitty . Its looking in good condition with plenty of wild life about . Walked round to the old piers which have now disintegrated . The Coal Board when they took over the Loch demolished the buildings and left it in ruins . Its such a shame We were hoping the opencast was going to drain the loch and when it was reinstated the problem with Argulis would have disappeared ,it was not to be .I saw no signs of fish on the surface ...
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