Thursday, 2 August 2012

Bits & Bobs


Snowed under at work this week, only managed a couple of hours on the river with Dan (he's back bank-side after a nasty infection in his arm rendered him unable to go fishing - nightmare). Just an eel each, double hook-up, need to get back and have a good blast at those barbel!

Last week I lost my sunglasses, an essential piece of equipment for small river fishing, so I was delighted when I returned to the riverbank and found them nearly a week later. Need to transfer some of that luck over to catching fish.


Can't really complain about work, I'm doing some really cool stuff; DVD sleeves, a shark tattoo and a logo for a rad new fishing company - I'll post the logo on here when it's done. I've also built a new blog for design work, hopefully it'll inspire me to post new stuff once in a while... Prawnsoda Blog.


And after a string of big barbel (including 4 doubles so far) Roger finally caught one while someone was walking past to take a photo... His smallest fish of the season!

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Well I'm on the subject of tattoos this one was designed for me by top Japanese tattoo artist Cheeta... Now just have to wait until she's back in Europe before I go under the needle.

©2012 Cheeta

4 comments:

  1. Looks like a carp - not a pike, or even a barbel! :-(

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    1. Traditional Japanese koi, sweet

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  2. Well, Found your sun glasses, fishing season looks to be going well and work is steady. Sweet. Roger, your Barbel looks fantastic. Hopefully we'll get a good pic of you with a big Shark later in the year!!
    Awesome looking Koi. Black and grey or color?

    Paulos

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    1. Thought I'd have to email you and ask you to send some new sunglasses, I actually lost them in their case so apart from a bit of slug slime they're none the worst for their adventure. Result.

      Work has stopped me baiting up my roach spot, an hour-ten round trip just to chuck some sweetcorn in a river... And people think fishermen are mad!!

      Shame nobody was walking past when Roger had one of his doubles, but four already - someone will.

      Orange fish, green lilies (not cherry) and gray water - I think, it's whatever the traditional version is.

      Good luck with the sharks

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