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24 February

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River Frome - Wool  
 
0800 - 1530
 
Bright and sunny - quite warm (16ºC) for Feb despite a frosty start. River quite full (1.06m at E stoke) and a little coloured.
 
7 Grayling - 4 over 1lb best 2lb 1oz & 1lb 11oz. 2 Trout (both sub 1lb) and a Salmon Parr.
 
Sparkly day in Dorset with bites at a premium - especially in the...


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23 February

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K&A Canal - Woolhampton  
 
1500 - 1730
 
Bright and sunny. Mild - 16ºC
 
4 Perch; 3 over 1lb - biggest 1lb 14oz
 
Another successful dusk session for stripeys - though the biggest one was caught well before the sun had sank below the trees....


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17 February - Part 2

Posted by Chris Plumb , 17 February 2019 · 0 views

K&A Canal, Woolhampton  
 
1500 - 1715.
 
Mild and mainly cloudy.
 
3 Perch: 2lb 4oz, 2lb 1oz, 1lb 7oz.
 
Had to make the most of this mild spell with a dusk session for stripeys. Thankfully they'd read the script and whilst bites were at a premium every one resulted in a nice perch.


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17 February - Part 1

Posted by Chris Plumb , 17 February 2019 · 0 views

River Kennet (& carrier) Marsh Benham  
 
0930 - 1400
 
Mild and bright, clouding over by the time I left. River still not very high for mid Feb.
 
3 Chub; all 2lbers. A dozen roach, biggest 1lb exactly with nothing else remotely close to that!. Half dozen dace, 3 Brownies between 2-3lb & 4lb+ Rainbow.
 
Most fish from the w...


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9 February

Posted by Chris Plumb , 10 February 2019 · 0 views

Lower Itchen Fishery  
 
0830 - 1700
 
Bright and breezy (very at times), River well up and coloured from yesterday's heavy rain - though conditions gradually improved throughout the day.
 
9 Grayling; best 1lb 8oz. 2 Brownies - 2½lber and a parr.
 
4th IAC Paul Goulbourn memorial grayling day - so it was nice to catch up with som...


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3 February

Posted by Chris Plumb , 03 February 2019 · 0 views

River Kennet - Newbury  
 
1100 - 1330
 
Cold, bright and sunny with snow on the ground AT -2ºC -> 3ºC. River up a couple of inches but running gin clear.
 
2 Chub: 2lb 9oz, 2lb 2oz. 3 Grayling - all 8-10oz. 3 Brownies to crica 1lb.
 
Lovely crisp winter's day (though I got stuck in snow in the car park and some kind soul...





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