A River Reward– Alex Grice

taking-in-the-eveningAlex Grice sent us this lovely piece on a recent dalliance with his local River Trent, thanks Alex!

It is the start of September, I’m currently sat by a lovely little lake in deepest Lincolnshire with the kettle on. The sun is gleaming across the overgrown pool as I begin to think about a recent session on my local stretch of river in Nottinghamshire.

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BCAC Victory!


After 18 attempts, victory at last!

This weekend saw the final of the British Carp Angling Championships on RK Leisure’s Wraysbury fishery. In what turned out to be a closely fought match with a nail biting finish, Kev Hewitt and partner Mark Bartlett triumphed! This was their 18th attempt at winning the competition and excellent swim preparation and a patient approach eventually paid off — even if it was a close run thing! Well done Kev & Mark!

Read on for Kev’s first hand account of a thrilling match!

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Tel keeps catching!

tellinear2Terry Hearn has been continuing his pursuit of the biggun in the Berkshire syndicate and has been catching some really pretty fish along the way, including these two stunning upper twenty Linears from last week.

tellinear1Same rigs and tactics as before, Tungsten Loaded hooklinks, size 5 Cryogen Grippers and Leadcore to Syncro XT 18lb.

grippers2Tel might well have his eye on that 60 pounder but when there are fish like this to be had in meantime it can’t be bad!

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