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Mick Newey
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Warwickshire Avon – Tantadlin Tarts and Tufted Tit-Tyrants
Now these small tit-tyrants are a family of eight species of flycatcher native to the Andes Mountains and the westernmost rainforests of South America. One of the species, the ash-breasted tit-tyrant, is one of the world’s most endangered birds with fewer t...
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Warwickshire Avon - Ensign Bearers, Epic Fails and Elbow Shakers
There was always a chance of a Pike down this neck of the woods, but the 1.5TC rod I was using for Perch was so under-gunned I dread to think what was on the end. A pike certainly, but how big, who knows, but I’d only ever felt the power of a big fish like ...
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Warwickshire Avon – Dishclouts and Dreamholes
Some of the largest darkest shadows I’ve witnessed first-hand exist in these couple or three swims. One fish in-particular was massive, it only came out of the cover of the ‘hole; swim for a split second but such the shock of seeing a Chub of this statue, ...
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Warwickshire Avon – Ladybirds, Lobcocks and Lickspittles
In the week, the spinney car park, tackle being unloaded from the car, out the corner of my eye, hmmmmm, a swarm of insects, wonder what they are? Very weird. Then I’m under attack, one lands on my ear, so I flick it off, then another lands on my head, bru...
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Warwickshire Avon – Flap-Dragons and Flaybottomists
Unlike a friend Dave Robert who has just banked his best common carp at 74lb from his 20th trip over to Lac De Curton or Rainbow Lakes in France recently I could never dedicate or even justify the time required angling for a mud sifter. He and the like-mind...
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