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#1 BoldBear

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Posted 01 November 2007 - 12:47 PM

Hi all,
I'm Keith and I joined a few days ago and thought I had better introduce myself.

I'm 57 and from Hertfordshire. Although I love most types of fish my favourites are Barbel, Tench, Roach, Carp & Pike (in that order).
I have loved fishing since 1961. and helped to run our estate lake club for the past 30 years.
I am also priviledged to belong to the St. Albans Verulum AC which lease some of the better stretches of the great Ouse as well as some still waters which hold some near record sized fish.

One of my pet hates are anglers who think they know it all; as I believe that the best anglers realise that they are always learning.

Thats all that stuff out of the way. I look forward to meeting you all on the forum.

Tight Lines :thumbs:

Edited by BoldBear, 07 November 2007 - 11:59 AM.

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#2 John S

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Posted 01 November 2007 - 07:23 PM

Welcome to AnglersNet BoldBear, I hope you enjoy it here :)

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Species caught in 2017 Common Ash, Hawthorn, Hazel, Scots Pine, White Willow.

Species caught in 2016: Alder, Blackthorn, Common Ash, Crab Apple, Left Earlobe, Pedunculate Oak,  Rock Whitebeam, Scots Pine, Smooth-leaved Elm, Swan, Wayfaring tree.

Species caught in 2015: Ash, Bird Cherry, Black-Headed Gull, Common Hazel, Common Whitebeam, Elder, Field Maple, Gorse, Puma, Sessile Oak, White Willow.

Species caught in 2014: Big Angry Man's Ear, Blackthorn, Common Ash, Common Whitebeam, Downy Birch, European Beech, European Holly, Hawthorn, Hazel, Scots Pine, Wych Elm.
Species caught in 2013: Beech, Elder, Hawthorn, Oak, Right Earlobe, Scots Pine.

Species caught in 2012: Ash, Aspen, Beech, Big Nasty Stinging Nettle, Birch, Copper Beech, Grey Willow, Holly, Hazel, Oak, Wasp Nest (that was a really bad day), White Poplar.
Species caught in 2011: Blackthorn, Crab Apple, Elder, Fir, Hawthorn, Horse Chestnut, Oak, Passing Dog, Rowan, Sycamore, Willow.
Species caught in 2010: Ash, Beech, Birch, Elder, Elm, Gorse, Mullberry, Oak, Poplar, Rowan, Sloe, Willow, Yew.



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Posted 02 November 2007 - 03:13 AM

Welcome Keith.

I think most of us old timers will agree that no one can 'know it all' and I'm certainly still learning after about 60 years of fishing.
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