Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Walking the River Thames

Back in the UK for a few days and the opportunity to have a walk along my favourite section of river close to our home in Longworth.  It seems ages since I had the 2012 chub and barbel campaign.  I remember thinking then that maybe the great chub fishing was going to be coming to an end soon as there were few small chub about (crayfish the likely factor).  So I fear the river is perhaps a shadow of what it was when I fished there lots.

But I did take with me a loaf of bread and was able to bring some chub to the surface to take pieces of crust, so some fish are there still.

I still haven't sorted out some fishing in France, but maybe that will occur this summer / autumn

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