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An early season large twenty  

An early season large twenty

The year sense & sensibility forgot

January 6th 2017
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 more
Central America Caribbean » Saint Kitts & Nevis

Kittitian, Nevisian Flag First settled by the British in 1623, the islands became an associated state with full internal autonomy in 1967. The island of Anguilla rebelled and was allowed to secede in 1971. Saint Kitts and Nevis achieved independence in 1983. In 1998, a vote ... ... read more
12th March 2017

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

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: 2.813s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 10; qc: 9; dbt: 0.0136s; 2; m:saturn w:www (; sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb