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Bob Nudd

Nigel Letford Masterclass Day Decoy Lakes

17th June 2014

50 lbs of quality carp

50 lbs of quality carp

This was a special Christmas present from Nigel’s wife Claire, as you can see from the pictures he is a very loyal Bob Nudd fan.

Nigel's first fish a 6lb mirror carp

Nigel’s first fish a 6lb mirror carp

The wonderful Decoy Lakes near Whittlesea in Cambridgeshire was the chosen venue. Diane the owner had kindly allowed the use keepnets.

Nigel's Browning Z8 pole performed well

Nigel’s Browning Z8 pole performed well

It was a bright summer morning, but the cool northerly wind was keeping the temperature a little below average for this time of the year.

Nigel slips the net under a good carp

Nigel slips the net under a good carp

 

Yew lake holds some good carp and barbel so I decided we would fish there, cupping in 2 pots of 6mm and 4mm Van Den Eynde hard feed carp pellets with a 6mm expander on the hook at about 10 mts out Nigel quickly hooked into a 6lb mirror carp. The fish never really were mad on, but by switching to loose feeding 4mm pellets and using a 4mm expander on the hook the fish kept coming for the rest of the day.

 

a beautiful mirror carp

a beautiful mirror carp

I did the catch shots at about 4.30 pm and I guess Nigel had caught just over 100lbs.

Bob

Here some more pictures:

my first ever barbel

my first ever barbel

Yes, it's mine!

Yes, it’s mine!

biggest fish of the day a 7lb common carp

biggest fish of the day a 7lb common carp

a 4lb barbel in perfect condition

a 4lb barbel in perfect condition

50lbs of smaller carp and barbel

50lbs of smaller carp and barbel

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