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Darren Roberts
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Pike angling, mainly rivers, usually jacks!
Pike angling, mainly rivers, usually jacks!

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Well that's me done until autumn
After the rivers close I usually have a couple of sessions on canals or still waters before calling time on my pike season. This time around I was planning on heading north to fish a large water for the first time. Not knowing a great deal about the venue t...

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A hectic finish
I usually struggle during February, especially on the rivers and this year was no different. A couple of reasonable chub early on in the month was my best result. Other sessions were a struggle in often difficult, hard to predict conditions. I had a first s...

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A hectic finish
I usually struggle during February, especially on the rivers and this year was no different. A couple of reasonable chub early on in the month was my best result. Other sessions were a struggle in often difficult, hard to predict conditions. I had a first s...

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Chubtastic
26/01/17 Lincolnshire jacks A trip down down to Northeast Lincolnshire, a good 2 hour plus drive, so a very early start was needed to make full use of the daylight. I was fishing a river which was transformed into a canal, became disused and typically of th...

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A frustrating end to the season
This week in-between school runs I somehow managed to get out for at least a couple of hours each day. Monday I arrived at the stretch I planned to fish but there were already 2 cars in the car park and as it is a small stretch I decided to move on. I got t...

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Getting closer....
10/01/17 A little pushed for time but I managed to get on the bank before lunch, I decided to fish on the lower river with with a pair of rods, rather than the usual roving tactics further upstream. One rod on ledgered deads the other on float paternostered...

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First sessions of the year
My first session of the year (3rd Jan) was on my local river targeting the pike, the same area where I lost 'that' fish a couple of months previous. River conditions have been fairly kind this winter, flooding hasn't been too bad and without prolonged perio...

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It's been a while
Six months have past since my last update, family and work commitments leaving little spare time for fishing, never mind blogging.
I'll use this first post back to review 2016 and then bring the blog upto date over the next few posts. 2016 wasn't my greates...

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A quick catch up
A hectic couple of months has seen my blog entries dry up, I've started a few posts but have never found the time to finish and publish them. Thankfully things are beginning to settle at home and a job change a month or so ago means more spare time for fish...
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