Month: January 2012


River Isle – V.E.S. Precision League 6 – 29th January 2012

With another frost and possible snow forecast this match was going to be more like an endurance test with putting something in the net vital to gain valuable section points. Although I had to clear the car of ice it didn’t feel too bad and I’ve certainly been colder. At the pub Rob had once again put us at the bottom end


River Isle – Tacklebox/Royal Oak Winter League 7 – 22nd January 2012

Strong winds were forecast for this one and probably contributed to only five anglers fishing this week. Rob had put in the bottom end and everyone fancied pegs 120 or 126. My day started nicely when Martin handed over his pound from last week and got even better when I pulled 126 out of the draw bag! My only concern was how

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River Isle – V.E.S. Precision League 5 – 15th January 2012

This week it was back to the V.E.S. Precision league and I needed a good result or my league would be over for another year. With two hard frosts on Friday and Saturday, this match was always going to be hard and I was praying I’d get a decent peg. Rob had put in lower Coxes for the first time and I


Ilminster Canal – Tacklebox/Royal Oak Winter League 6 – 8th January 2012

I got to the pub and had a pleasant surprise when Rob said we’d be fishing the canal today, the weather was certainly mild enough and I expected it to fish quite well. I drew peg 5 which put me near the end where we park the cars. Justin had drawn the end peg (although he was quite a way from the

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Chard Reservoir – 2nd January 2012

STOP PRESS (Again!) Despite me saying I wouldn’t be fishing again until the 8th Jan, Les phoned me about a knock up down the resi and I thought I’d give it a bash. I was up early and the first to arrive in the car park, Bob Hammond soon turned up followed by Janders and then the rest who had been for