Month: January 2009

Malcolm Canal 25th Jan 09

Ilminster Canal – 25th January 2009

We met down the river but as it was like a raging torrent we decided to give the canal a go for a change. There were only five of us so we made sure we had plenty of room between pegs and I drew peg 4, which was where I was last time. The level was quite high and most of the

Dillington 14th Dec 08

Dillington Pond – V.E.S. Precision Winter League – 18th January 2009

My prayers for rain were answered but we got far too much so we were headed to Dillington again. Strong winds and more rain were forecast and I wasn’t looking forward to it at all. I drew peg 2 on the point and this didn’t improve my mood any as, although it’s a good peg, I’ve never done very well off it.

Robin Isle Brewers 28th Dec08

River Isle – Crown Winter League – 11th January 2009

Well the weather had warmed up slightly for this one but frosts had been replaced by strong freezing winds – great. At the draw Robin said he’d put all chub pegs in, so now all I needed to do was draw a sheltered peg! I stuck my hand in the bucket and pulled out peg 28, now this peg had gone from

Steve Chant Isle 4th Jan 09

River Isle – Barney Crockett Pairs Open – 4th January 2009

I was looking forward to this one but feared for the worst when I woke up to yet another hard frost. The annual pairs open was to be in memory of Barney Crockett who sadly passed away last Xmas and continues to be missed by us all. There were 26 anglers booked in which just goes to show how popular Barney was.