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Meanderings of a lost angler: Fred Bonney

  1. Into the Valley: Pioneering? Part 1

    by , 12-04-2010 at 11:21 (Meanderings of a lost angler: Fred Bonney)
    MAY 2006
    SET DEEP IN a valley of the Lincolnshire Wolds, the Estate, which arable farmer and my new found friend George acquired some three years ago, are two spring fed trout lakes, a fattening (stew) pond, another lake and a small pond, both also spring fed.
    As you do, I met George in the local, following one of our pub fishing club meetings.
    He was running the trout lakes on a £17 a session ticket and was thinking, now he had settled in a bit, that the time had come to ...

    Updated 13-04-2010 at 09:30 by Fred Bonney

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  2. My Story Part 1

    by , 12-04-2010 at 10:29 (Meanderings of a lost angler: Fred Bonney)

    FOR ME, WITH NO MENTOR or family member to take me fishing, what got me into fishing from a very young age was my inbuilt lust for the countryside and all that was in it.
    Born in Hammersmith Hospital, London, March 1949, my first 18 months of life were spent in Fulham, living at Uncle Ted's house, my mum's eldest brother.
    My dad was a glazier by trade and an electrician by qualification. He wasn't your typical house window type glazier (although he could ...

    Updated 13-04-2010 at 12:07 by Fred Bonney