The year sense & sensibility forgot


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Published: March 7th 2017
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A brutally crisp Sunday morning in early January was greeted with a phone call from Kurt - surely I fancied some ice fishing? Hardly enthusiastic, but half asleep, I had no excuse to hand. An hour later saw us skirting Bald Eagle State Park, the lake’s surface dotted with micro-tented communities of similarly twisted individuals. Following Kurt’s lead we – tentatively on my part - skated out... Read Full Entry



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12th March 2017
An early season large twenty

Fishing stories
I have noticed in some of your blogs Andy that your skill with the rod is legendary. What a whopper! Do you have legendary stories of ones that have got away?
13th March 2017
An early season large twenty

Ones that got away...
Hi Dave, only too many unfortunately - although you rarely see the big fellas for the first ten minutes of the fight and most of the stories relate merely to the amount of line stripped/force felt before the loss... That said, all we catch here (up to mid-30lbers) are babies compared to some of those in Europe (up to 100lb+) and other US states (US record broken several months ago in California at 64lb). Cheers, Andy

Tot: 0.595s; Tpl: 0.055s; cc: 10; qc: 24; dbt: 0.0357s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 3; ; mem: 1.3mb