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28/29 June

Posted by Chris Plumb , 29 June 2019 · 0 views

Jubilee Lake - Thatcham  
 
1900 - 0430
 
Glorious might to be out - warm (min 15ºC) with a balmy southerly breeze to keep the dew off - fantastic view of Jupiter and Saturn in the night sky too!
 
7 Carp; 15lb 8oz, 9lb 14oz, 9lb 3oz, 8lb 7oz, 8lb 2oz, 6lb 15oz, 5lb 8oz.
 
Not one of my favourite venues - too busy and noisy - w...


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21/22 June

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Willows Lake - Thatcham  
 
1500 - 0500
 
Cool clear night - down to 7ºC by dawn.
 
3 Carp; 12lb 11oz, 7lb 9oz, 4lb 6oz. 2 Perch.
 
I last took my brother, Colin, fishing on 26/1/91 - when he caught a brace of 13lb pike from the Kennet at Padworth - so was somewhat surprised to be asked at a family gathering last Christmas to c...


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19/20 June

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Johnsons Lake - Marsh Farm  
 
1600 - 2315 & 0245 - 0500 (with 3 hours kip in the car)
 
Warm, muggy overcast with showery rain all evening. Bright an breezy in the morning.
 
11 Tench; 5 over 5lb, best 3 - 7lb 7oz, 6lb 7oz, 6lb 4oz. 3 Crucians; 3lb 14oz (new PB),  3lb 2oz, 2lb 10oz. 2 Rudd to 10oz.
 
Another cracking J...


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17/18 June

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Harris Lake - Marsh Farm, Milford  
 
0700 - 0400
 
Bright and breezy, mainly sunny. Lovely clear night with some high cloud and a gorgeous full moon.
 
9 Tench; best 5lb5oz with 6 of the rest over 4½lb. 2 Crucians; 2lb 0oz & 1lb 11oz. 2 Perch.
 
4th IAC Paul Goulbourn memorial fish-in. Yet again 20 of Paul's friends came t...


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16 June

Posted by Chris Plumb , 16 June 2019 · 0 views

River Kennet - Marsh Benham  
 
0500 - 1400
 
Bright and breezy with heavy showers. River with good flow and a tinge of usual summer colour.
 
4 Chub to 3lb, 1 Bream; 4lb 3oz, 5 Dace, 4 Roach & a Perch.
 
And so another season begins - a nice quiet secluded start on my syndicate stretch. All fish on trotted maggot despite ledger...





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