Month: October 2013

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Ilminster Canal – V.E.S. Precision League 2 – 27th October 2013

With load of rain in the week and more on Saturday night, it was always going to be touch and go whether this match would be on the river, I got to the pub and Rob said we were down the canal today which was fine by be as it’s one of my favourite venues. Fieldy was back from his holidays although

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River Isle – Royal Oak Winter League 2 – 20th October 2013

Before I come onto this weeks match I must just say a massive congratulations to Scott Russell who has just fished two festivals at Whiteacres, he finished 17th in the first one and 11th in the second one with a section win and four seconds which earned him a place in the prestigious Parkdean Masters final. He finished up a credible fourth with

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River Isle – V.E.S. Precision League 1 – 13th October 2013

We’d had quite a bit of rain yesterday and with the weather still pretty mild I thought we could be in for a good match today. On arriving at the pub I was surprised to see only a few of us fishing today, although to be fair several people were on holiday and several who fished last week said they’d only fish

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River Isle – Royal Oak Winter League 1 – 6th October 2013

After a bad run of results I was really looking forward to getting back on the river especially as Fieldy has been catching some nice bags of small fish from all over the river while pleasure fishing. I was up bright and early and on arriving at the Royal Oak it was nice to see a decent turnout of 11 anglers including


My Top Ten Match Wins

I haven’t done a ‘Hit Parade’ for a while and as I seem to be having a bad run at the moment I thought I’d list some of the matches when I actually caught some fish! I’ve been fishing competitions for 34 years and during that time I’ve experienced plenty of highs and lows and that’s what makes it so addictive. For weeks