Month: July 2009

Float 14th June 09

Dillington Pond – Summer League – 26th July 2009

With no clue how I was going to approach this one, I wasn’t sure whether I was looking forward to it or not! At the draw there were only 11 of us fishing as the decline in attendances continues. I really fancied having a crack at pegs 1 or 16 but of course pulled out peg 4, I really can’t draw for

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Dillington Pond – Evening League – 22nd July 2009

I’ve been quite enjoying the evening league albeit with mixed results and this one was no exception. I got to the pond for the draw and there was a reasonable turnout of seven anglers including Martin Heard and Scotty who obviously both needed to top up their piggy banks! As always Robin let us draw two pegs and decide which one we

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Chris Haines Pond – 19th July 2009

I wasn’t holding out much hope of a good day today as I just can’t seem to get my head round the place. Dave picked me up at 6:45 and off we went, via Cartgate cafe for a brekkie where we met the others. It was a wet and windy day and the grey clouds overhead indicated we might be in for

Top Three 12th July 09

Dillington Pond – Summer League – 12th July 2009

I was desperate to halt my bad run of five matches without picking up a bean and not catching very much and conditions looked near perfect for round four of the Summer League. It was overcast and mild and if ever the pond was going to fish it was going to be today. There was a slightly reduced turnout of 12 today

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Chris Haines Pond – 5th July 2009

Dave Lawrence picked me up at 7:00 and off we went, we stopped at Cartgate for an excellent brekkie where we met Chanter, Picky and Oz. Les and the rest turned up at just gone eight and we set off for Chris’s pond near Frome. I have never done that well and was determined to stick to a plan of fishing chopped