River Kennet - Nr Newbury
0800 - 1630
Cold, bright and sunny - no thermometer but temps must have hovered around 0ºC all day - line was icing in the rings upto 1000 and again from around 1500!
13 Chub - smallest 2lb 14oz, biggest 2; 5lb 6oz, 4lb 9oz. 1X2lb+, 7X3lb+, 4x4lb+, 1X5lb+. (Total Weight of Chub: 50lb 7oz). 3 doz Dace and Roach - mainly dace - all small. 2 Brownies - best 3lb, 1 Rainbow - circa 2lb.
Brrrrrr! A cold winters chubbing - all on trotted maggot. Paul managed 6 chub - though half his were on ledgered bread - his best went 4lb 10oz. Tried in vain to locate the bigger dace/roach....