Barbel Society - Barbel School 2012
The delightful River Teme is the venue for the Barbel Society’s second annual Barbel School event.
Held over the weekend of 21 and 22 July 2012 on a private section of the stunning River Teme the Barbel School, in conjunction with Rob Swindells, is open to Barbel Society members and non members alike and whether you are a complete newcomer or a wish to improve your barbel fishing the weekend will have something to offer for all - although the Society regret this particular event is not suitable for youngsters.
The itinerary for the two days is as follows:
An opening introduction from Rob and then bacon bap breakfast.
Tackle selection and suitability
Including rod/reel choice, line, safe and unsafe rigs, weights and feeders, hook and knot choice.
Baits and bites
Including bait selection, baiting strategies, bait demonstration, accurate casting and bite recognition.
Including the Barbel Society handling code, fish care/photography.
On the river
Including fish location, feature finding, swim selection, setting up, fishing demonstration, water craft.
Saturday evening will include fishy chat around a camp fire with an informal questions and answers session followed by a BBQ
Breakfast, followed by anglers putting into practice some of their skills on the river bank and taming some of the legendary Teme-Tigers, help will be on hand throughout the day to all anglers.
4.00pm conclusion and debrief.
A selection of guest speakers will give short talks throughout the weekend on tactics/rivers including one to one tuition on trotting.
Participants should bring along a suitable tent for their overnight stay and appropriate outdoor wet weather gear, tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day but you will need your normal fishing gear and bait!!!!
The price of Barbel School is £45 per head for the two days, including breakfasts and evening BBQ, and places are limited to 20 anglers. Anyone interested should e-mail Fred Bonney at barbelfisher@btinternet to register and tell him why you want to come and what you would like to gain from the weekend; places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
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