Month: February 2014

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Dillington Pond – V.E.S. Precision League 7 – 23rd February 2014

I’ve had rather a busy weekend so before I get on to this weeks match I have to just mention the Big One show at Farnborough, I won tickets so thought it would be nice to go and have a look around and also to wish Steve Mayo farewell before he heads off to Gillhams in Thailand. I actually had two tickets

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Dillington Pond – Royal Oak Winter League 9 – 16th February 2014

As much as I enjoyed going to Portishead for Steve Mayo’s leaving meal last week, and it was a great night and I met some really nice people, I did miss my fishing fix. So I was gagging to get out this week and with the never ending rain I wasn’t too upset that we would be on the pond again. I’ve

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Steve Mayo Interview

Here’s the third in my series of interviews, this one is with top match angler Steve Mayo just before he jets off to start a new life in Thailand as a fishing guide. Hi Steve, thank you very much for taking the time to answer my questions, I recently had the pleasure of your company on a trip to the lovely Gillhams

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Dillington Pond – Royal Oak Winter League 8 – 2nd February 2014

After getting another battering from the weather yesterday, I was relieved when I looked out the window this morning and saw blue skies, things got even better when I got outside and there was no real wind to speak of. I knew we’d be back out the pond again today, the river looked good yesterday morning but the rain we had combined

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Emerald Pool – 1st February 2014

Glynn Wickham phoned me in the week to say Dom Sullivan was running a match at Emerald Pool fisheries near Highbridge. Dom and a few others had paid the venue a visit and absolutely sacked up with big hybrids, roach and skimmers, I don’t fish Saturday’s very often but the chance of a big net of quality silvers was too good to