Month: June 2015

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Summerhayes – Open – 28th June 2015

With no matches at Dillington or Perry St this week I phoned Pete at Summerhayes to put my name down hoping it was going to be on Sellicks but of course it was on Longs. I have lost my way somewhat on this pond and just can’t seem to catch decent skimmers anymore. My favoured 4mm expander and micros approach is no longer effective

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Dillington Pond – Summer League 4 – 21st June 2015

I was really looking forward to getting out the pond again as it’s been fishing really well with some cracking weights of bream and skimmers along with lots of quality roach and rudd. There was a good turnout at the pub with thirteen anglers fishing including Paul Homewood and Jamie Parkhouse who were fishing the pond for the first time today. There


Perry St Pond – League 6 – 14th June 2015

Round six arrived and we were a few anglers short once again, Dave Lawrence was standing in for Janders who is on holiday in Cornwall but there would still be four vacant pegs. The envelope for this weeks draw sequence was picked and Les read out which pegs we were on today, my home was to be peg 18 and it’s not

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So you want to be sponsored?

What is it with anglers and sponsorship? I can totally understand the appeal, you get to go fishing and have all your clothing, bait and tackle supplied free of charge, what’s not to like? The reality of it though, is very different, you may get some t-shirts and a hoodie and perhaps some bait or tackle at trade price, but unless your name’s Des Shipp

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Perry St Pond – League 5 – 7th June 2015

I woke up to glorious sunshine and hardly a cloud in the sky and it looked like summer had finally arrived, I actually got out the pond a little early and there were a couple of stand ins today, Dave Lawrence was fishing for Rocking and Chris Haines must have been struggling to find a replacement because the Torquay Tart was fishing