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    Re: Mike Dempsey R.I. P.

    Thanks guys appreciated
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    Mike Dempsey R.I. P.

    It saddens me to report the passing of Mick Dempsey, in the early hours of this morning. A life long carp angler who I first me on Pilsworth Fisheries, Bury in the 1970`s. A bunch of us used to fish...
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    Re: MIDDLETON ANGLING SOCIETY membership

    I used to sit with the Committee and was the organiser for the clubs 150th Celebrations, my mate Gary Leigh was the secretary at the time and Roy Pole the Chairman, but unfortunately I`ve since lost...
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    Re: Good morning & best wishes for 2014,

    Happy New Year mate, just passing through, lol
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    Re: Good morning & best wishes for 2014,

    Wow, is it 2014 already, nobody tells you owt round here
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    Re: free to good home, buyer collects

    Thanks Peter, nice to catch up mate, how are you keeping?
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    Re: free to good home, buyer collects

    Haha, shes massive mate, lol, how are you Merv?

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    I`m good thanks mate, still busy gigging, lifes hard being...
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    free to good home, buyer collects

    I really need to make some space, got loads of old angling magazines here, some going back to the 60`s, also have original Big Carp, The Carp, Carp World, Carp Fisher etc, many bound and for sale,...
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    Re: How did Carp get to the UK?

    It wasnt me, honest

    The general concensus as always been the Romans, although obviously little has been recorded, the Monks stew ponds are easier to track down, but its very likely the Romans were...
  10. Thread: Carp Angling?

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    Re: Carp Angling?

    Hi Peter, how the devil are you, just a flying visit I`m affraid, I`m mainly to be found on the guitar sites these days mate, lol

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  11. Thread: Carp Angling?

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    Re: Carp Angling?

    Carp anglings changed beyond all recognition to me and not in some cases for the better. When I started catching them in the early 60`s as a grotty short panted little school boy, we has the local...
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    Re: Any famous people here?

    I`m good thanks Kev, still chasing slappers, yes Kevins been around a while, first heard of him in the early 70s , dont remember him from the 60s though, but I expect he was out there making his way...
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    Re: Any famous people here?

    Haha, dont forget yourself Mr Bad one, you`ve also appeared in print in the specialist world for more times that I can remember, usually fighting for the betterment of angling

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    Re: Angling books that should have been written

    One of my stepsons is presently chilling out in an ashrams, after having completed 9 years at uni, gaining a PhD and deciding he doesnt really want to have to work for a living anyway
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    Re: Angling books that should have been written

    Ah yes I remember, it would have been NASA of course, NASG had ceased to exist by the early 80`s, lovely to meet up, loved the getogethers always met interesting people and accomplished anglers and...
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    Re: Angling books that should have been written

    Lol, I suspected as much, haha
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    Re: Angling books that should have been written

    I probably have the answer to that here somewhere, Eric was one of the most prolific letter writers in angling, I have probably thousands of letters here that Eric and others sent me over the years,...
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    Re: shorter trotting rod

    Still have my 11.3 Hardy Fred J Taylor trolling rod, glass though
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    Re: Angling books that should have been written

    Yes indeed, very good comment John

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    Funny how anglers behaved, my membership was terminated from the...
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    Re: Angling books that should have been written

    Many thanks for that John I`m flattered that I should be mentioned in the company of Fred, Kevin and Ron in something like this, all three have a vast superior knowledge than myself on such matters...
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    Re: Angling books that should have been written

    I feel that one of the overiding considerations of the growth of the localised single specie groups brought about by the formualtion of the mother organisation NASG is that the legacy lives on...
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    Re: Angling books that should have been written

    Yes very sad indeed, I was away and missed his funeral unfortunately, I believe two Northern Groups exisited at one point according to Barrie Rickards? Ron started the original one of course
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    Re: Angling books that should have been written

    My mate Eric Hodson liked his name spelled properly, lol, I believe from the Northern he went onto the Rocking Group and later the Hallamshire group, sadly my old mate is no longer with us, but I...
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    Re: Angling books that should have been written

    Hi Merv, hows you doing mate, its not hanging too badly at the mo
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    no it was her much youmnger sister lilly, I think crabs ran in the family Woody, lol
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