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Canal Session....Nicky Howard

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02-07-2013

I have just finished a 48hr session on the canal at Stoke Prior Six mile lock. It is a great section of canal with a good head of carp to target. The area I chose to fish had lots of features with reeds, trees and brambles giving plenty of cover for the fish to move under. I had chosen to fish with Berkley Gulp Tuna and Spice in 16mm. Once settled in my swim I spliced on a new leader with an inline lead, added a rig and then baited with 16mm tuna and spice. I used a PVA bag ...

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Terry’s Travels.....Well actually Sid's travels this time

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02-07-2013

My good friend, Sidney Kennedy took an angling trip to Norway, I asked him to write a short blog on this adventure. Cod Fishing In Norway by Sidney Kennedy This holiday was booked through Anglers World Holidays. Jerry O’Connor, Myself and a group of angling friends, Colm McDade, John Lynch, Jerome Quirke and Josea Clearo headed for the popular destination of Skjervoy, Norway. Tackle Acting on advice from lads that had already been there, and in particular,...

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Terry’s Travels Contingency plan.....

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02-07-2013

This is just a quick blog to keep my hand in, as they say. I tried a new water this week in search of Tench, but having set up the STi bivvy, and committed the bucket of particles to the swim, the temperature dropped (not in the forecast!) and I knew straight away that my three day excursion would be dramatically cut short! Unfortunately I was right, and apart from a few decent Roach that attacked my popped-up corn hook-baits, there is little else to mention. There...

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Bound for France, part 2......Matt Groves

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01-07-2013

This is the second part of my "Bound for France" article (the first part is here: http://www.eu.purefishing.com/blogs/uk/james-vincent-2/2013/04/16/1665/) and so I will assume you've read that one, and are ready to start digging into a little more detail… I hope you found the spreadsheet of some use, without it my last 2 trips would have been much harder to plan, please feel free to offer feedback if you've used it! I got back from my holiday a couple of weeks ago and onc...

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White Springs in June....Chris Raftery

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01-07-2013

White Springs June 2013 Took a trip to white springs for a week’s fishing with a few mates. What a surprise we got when we arrived, weather was unbelievably hot and to make matters worse the carp were spawning like crazy. Found a nice double swim this covered a large amount of water and an island out in front. All rods were set out in conjunction with pineapple fever boilies and my own prepared particle mix. I had no action for the first two days. At about 0330 on the third ...

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Cobbleacres.....John Whittington

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01-07-2013

I and my good lady wife decided to have a few days away in our touring caravan. I am not one to miss a chance to wet a line. So I scanned the internet and found something that looked ideal. The venue was to be Cobbleacres Lakes located on the doorstep of Norwich. We arrived tea time on Sunday with six days of fishing and relaxing to look forward to. We sorted the van out and pitched the awning, after a well-earned can of beer we walked around the lakes to get a feel for the p...

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A busy overnighter - Jonny Molesworth

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01-07-2013

My tiresome summer exams were finally over and the warmer weather was (finally!) making an appearance. With a week or so to spare before heading off for a week of pure sea angling down in South Devon, I was eager to squeeze in some carping. A last minute decision on a balmy evening had me heading off to fish an overnighter on the specimen lake down at the local gravel pits; a venue I hadn’t fished in months. Getting down there at around 7pm and after a scout around the wat...

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On the Red......Ryan Brown

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01-07-2013

Hi it has been a long time since my last article and a lot has happened since then. I have been out most weekends and a couple of afternoon sessions and have had quite a bit of luck. Now the weather is warming up I have been introducing more bait into the lakes using the ever faithful red crustacean!! This has resulted in a couple of great results, not getting into the big fish but some lovely Cambridgeshire Carp as you can see in the pictures below.   As I men...

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Quick overnighter........Swampy Steve

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01-07-2013

Well it’s the end of June, where has this year gone? Fishing has been picking up of late my last session was a quick overnighter on the small syndicate lake where I have been feeding the fish with a mixture of Tuna Spice and Squid and Liver on a little and often basis. It appears to be paying off I had 8 fish out the biggest carp being the mirror at 22lb 4oz and a cat of 17lb 10oz just as it was going dark. I was using snowman rigs on short rigs pva bagged with crushed squid ...

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Syndicate crackers...Steve Peach

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28-06-2013

  After a successful open to my season on the Tarn I decided to spend a couple of nights at my syndicate lake where in the last 3 months I’ve only managed to catch one fish, which is not a lot to show for fishing two nights every week, but it’s not an easy water so it’s very rewarding when you do bank one if its residents. The weather was due to be very warm for the next couple of days and as I arrived Wednesday morning it was already getting hot, I knew if I wou...