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2012
Some of the pike that I managed to catch in 2012 (I did not always remember my camera, or to check the batteries,) However,considering that I had only caught a few before , I did not do so bad , there's plenty of room for improvement still !!
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A rainy sesh !
L u re fishing is my preferred style of angling, but after a busy week at work( I am on my feet all day and not getting any younger ) I have decided to do a bit of static fishing on my first day off, so that I can have a bit of a rest up and lure fish on th...
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LRF meets sSF
LRF meets SSF = Light rock fishing meets Small stream fishing. I spent a chilly afternoon on my local stretch of the River Darrent , after a day and nights rain all my the other streams and rivers had risen and coloured up again, so I doubt if I will get an...
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Mission (im)possible
I haven't blogged recently as I have not really had much to talk about, but after attending the AGM of Tonbridge and District Fish Preservation and Angling Society, I realised that my blog may be put to some good use , I did something similar once before , ...
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The search is back on !
After what seems like ages the search is back on !  Losing my Dad to alzheimer's just over a year ago , starting a new lecturing job at a different college, with weekly lesson observations, and  Ofsted inspections, showing the younger lecturers,and the stud...
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update
From what I have heard there have been some good roach catches made, especially from the sportsground area , the club match on Sunday on Long Reach and Bungalows was won with 3 bream ,  plenty of carp showing too,they may have been washed out of Dartford's ...
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Whats occuring in Tonbridge
Some very large carp being caught from Barden ,I have heard of two upper thirties and two forties coming out recently.Plus many doubles are showing , also some mammoth bream have been caught ,. Haysden is coming back to what it was a few years ago , with th...
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Haysden Perch Fest !
This week I've been having some great fun ultralight lure fishing for the perch on Haysden Lake ,that are smashing into shoals of smaller fish .  Nothing of any real size , but great fun on the light gear,even the little un's smash into the lure with a real...
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Mission (im)possible
I haven't blogged recently as I have not really had much to talk about, but after attending the AGM of Tonbridge and District Fish Preservation and Angling Society, I realised that my blog may be put to some good use , I did something similar once before , ...
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As I was aiming at spending the day at the pit I decided that I would fish static dead baits, as a whole day throwing lures can be quite tiring. So armed with some sprats, 2 x 2.75tc carp rods fitted my old with baitrunner reels ,loaded with 30lb PowerPro, ...
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