Month: July 2017

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Dillington Pond – Summer League 7 – 30th July 2017

I was back at Dillington for this weekends match and I have to admit that after getting it wrong in the two matches I’ve fished so far, I didn’t know what I was going to do today. Another cracking Ilminster Bowling Club breakfast set me up for the day and great value at a fiver. Rob announced the draw and after delving

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Paul Jessop Interview

In yet another first for the blog, my latest interview is with angling inventor, Paul Jessop, Hi Paul, firstly could you tell us a little bit about yourself? Hi Jamie, I’m just a typical working family man with a wife, two kids and a couple of dogs to support. I have been fortunate enough to work in the chemical industry all my life and

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Perry St Pond – League 8 – 23rd July 2017

I was on the high numbers at Perry St for the penultimate league match but with lots of rain over the last few days and the temperature down a few notches, I wasn’t sure my usual shallow approach would work today but just in case I actually gave my favourite dibber some tender loving care and made up a new rig. Another brilliant Millfield breakfast set

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Sadborow – League 7 – 16th July 2017

The section draw put us back at Sadborow for this match which meant I’d be a Perry St for the last two and after the last league match where I had a cracking days fishing, I was hoping for another open water peg. After another lovely Millfield Café breakfast we headed out the pond to do the draw, we were one short

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Hebditch’s Pond – Charity Pairs Open – 9th July 2017

As we hadn’t fished Hebditch’s pond for a while, Hurf arranged a charity pairs open but with a twist, it would be totally blind meaning you wouldn’t even know which pond you were on until you’d drawn a peg and you wouldn’t know who your partner was until after the match! I must admit I’m not really a fan of this format

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Dillington Pond – Summer League 5 – 2nd July 2017

Before I get on to this weeks match I have to just mention I popped out the pond on Saturday to see a mate, Jon Newby, and his son Ethan who has been nagging his dad to take him fishing. Also a massive thanks to Scott Jackson who sorted him out with loads of kit. Ethan is really keen and was catching