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Matt Holmes
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An awesome session ended early.
Typical isn't it, you have a full day to go fishing and you struggle, but when you have the odd hour here or there you bag up! But every now and then you get those bag up days all day, well yesterday should have been one of those but even then It didn't go ...
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Adapting for changing conditions
Ive been out a few times just recently so thought I'd save it till i had a bit more to talk about before blogging. Every year our fishing is dictated by the changing conditions and it seems to get worse each year with more colour in our waters. I wanted to ...
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A new Year begins
As much as i love Christmas I'm always glad when its out the way and I'm back into a routine. Family stuff and kids being off school make it difficult for me to get out and to be honest if theres any time to give fishing a little rest and spend more time wi...
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Rod Testing
Got out today to try out the rod Ive been modifying and mentioned previously. The rod is a savagear butch light 50-80g 8'6" and i wanted a longer handle as i have long arms and wanted the butt to rest along side my ribs and not the butt end digging into the...
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All and work and no play..
Ive been pretty busy recently and just not been able to get out fishing for many reasons. Its not often i go a week without fishing but this month i think Ive only fished twice. So I was pretty keen to get out this week for a few hours before Christmas came...
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No Fishing
Well my fishing has really ground to a halt, i was quite hungry to get out this week but my Mrs car broke down so until we get that sorted we are down to one car which she needs for work. I'm hoping i get it back in the next day or so as I'm desperate to ge...
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Product testing
For the first time in probably years i have gone a full week without fishing, and this has been down to getting obsessed with making soft plastic lures. I'm really enjoying it at the minute and today i finally got out to give my fruits of labour a wetting. ...
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More softbaits
I'm hardly doing any fishing at the minute as I'm totally engrossed in making soft lures, i don't think Ive been missing much though as the fishing hasn't been great. I've been pouring more of my 7" shad trying to improve the way i pour and get the best qua...
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When ya can't buy what you want..
Make it ya self! Theres been a few things ive wanted recently that ive come stuck with getting hold of, either because its too expensive shipping in or because we just dont have anything here that i like.  I've made pretty much everything in lure fishing no...
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A good un
I've done my blog for that long now i struggle to come up with new titles for Posts these days.

Popped out today for a short drop shot session, its that time of year now where it excels over other methods and its great when you just need to bag a few fish....
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