Half the battle is spotting the bigger barbel - this is one I spotted on the last trip to the river - and I convinced her to take a bait today. At 7lb 3oz it's a step in the right direction - still searching for a double!
The Campaign - On Hold - A month in to the campaign to catch some ( or "a" ) tench from TBS. To say its been slow is an understatement. Number of tench caught - 0 Number of tenc...
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Beautiful colours in the sunshine - the reason I don’t fish for them in the dark!Delete
Cracking dragon fly thingy. Barbel are like unicorns my way (like cod too), but some small uns are shownig up on the Wensum again. EA won't stock them anymore as "non-native" to region.ReplyDelete
Seem to spend more and more fishing-time photographing bugs these days! Good news that there are small uns turning up - they’ll grow!Delete
Lufferly one mate! that double is not far away.ReplyDelete
PS, I've had that old girl a couple times over the years, anywhere between 7.4 and 8lbs, nice to see her still around and in fine fettle.
I’d like to spot a double - give me something to aim at - know they’re there - just well hidden at the moment.Delete
Yeah, I’ve had that barbel a couple of times before - very distinctive with that chlorine burn over the eye.