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Bob Nudd

Anthony Gill Masterclass Day Decoy lakes

24.04.2015

brilliant catch Anthony

brilliant catch Anthony

Anthony had contacted me to arrange a fishing day. His brother James had also come along for the day. The wonderful Decoy lakes near Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire was the chosen venue, Diane the owner had kindly allowed them both to use keepnets.

Anthony with his first fish

Anthony with his first fish

It was a bright spring morning, with a light westerly wind making it feel a little cool. I decided that as Elm lake was fishing really well, we would fish there.

James with his first fish a 5lb koy carp

James with his first fish a 5lb koy carp

Both anglers opted for the pole, Anthony at about 10 mts, while James decided to fish the margins, feed was 4mm hard feed carp pellets with a 6mm banded pellet on the action. It only took a few minutes for the fish to respond to the feed and soon both anglers were catching well. Anthony switched to up in the water with a banded 4 mm pellet and was catching quality carp. By 2 pm both anglers had reached the 50lb weight allowance in each net, and were returning fish as they caught them.

a 4lb mirror carp

a 4lb mirror carp

We left the bank at about 4pm Anthony and James having caught about 140lbs of fish each.

 

Bob

 

Some more pictures:

 a 3lb barbel in perfect condition

a 3lb barbel in perfect condition

just in the net

just in the net

 first ever barbel for James

first ever barbel for James

 almost in the net

almost in the net

 Yes, it's mine!

Yes, it’s mine!

 a 6lb common carp

a 6lb common carp

 brilliant catch James

brilliant catch James

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