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  1. After The Rain Has Fallen

    Four or five weeks ago I treated myself to a seven-day fishingbreak in mid-September, This was to coincide with meeting up with some friendson the River Wye near Ross. I endured Gales, floods and menacing eastern Europeans;I had a few chub and barbel but it wasn’t quite what I had planned. Four weekslater my wife and I had a trip planned to Welshpool where we were going to havea couple of days on the upper Severn BAA waters. Believe it or not we drovethrough gales and heavy rain which put the ...
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  2. Eating freshwater fish

    Quote Originally Posted by Keith M View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by tigger View Post
    Too many bones in an eel .....?

    The first time I had Jellied eels was when the mother in law (from London) cooked up some jellied eel for us to try and I put a large bit into my mouth and crunched away and it was full of bone and I hated it.

    When I asked why they didn’t take the bones out before cooking; the wife told me that if you de-boned the eel there wouldn’t be much left to cook and they always left the bones in when making jellied eels - your supposed to eat the flesh
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  3. When does an invasive species become an accepted part of the Eco system?

    Quote Originally Posted by O.C.F.Disorder View Post
    Tried to edit and it deleted a crucial sentence and now wont work haha!

    Im not sure why you think the sun shines out of a carps bottom? They are invasive omnivores and will happily east small fish and fish eggs.. Hence how people are able to catch them on lures
    Are you not aware that ALL fish will happily eat spawn even their own species, I have caught Roach on small fly spoons .
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  4. Long Trotting and the bulk shot dragging.

    Quote Originally Posted by flightliner View Post
    Dicky, it's where on the Trent you're fishing that may be hampering your approach to what you're trying to accomplish .
    There are miles of tidal reaches that are fairly level bottomed that allow any angler to fish overdepth, even with a floats bulk shot dragging on the bottom, wether it be an Avon type float or a waggler. Indeed the further downstream you go the less you will be bothered by any snags, loose rocks or anything else for that matter as it's mainly one of soft silt, sometimes
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  5. Float making.

    Quote Originally Posted by purplepeanut007 View Post
    PEANUTS FISHING ADVENTURES - THE RIVER IRWELL AND BEYOND.: Glow In The Datk Yellow Carp Stalker

    Another addition to my

    " Carp Stalkers " is a

    Glow In The Dark version.
    I have made the first one in the original thread colours.

    For more pics look on the blog.



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