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Bob Nudd

Marcus Robson Masterclass Day Decoy Lakes

22.08.2015

great catch Marcus

great catch Marcus

 

This was a special Christmas present from Marcus’s wife Julie. His son Nathaniel 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 to use a keepnet.

Marcus with his first fish

Marcus with his first fish

 

It was a very warm summer morning with a light southerly wind. Weekends are always very busy, but Yew lake was free. It has a good head of big carp so I decided to fish there.

dad holds Nathaniel's first fish

dad holds Nathaniel’s first fish

Pole at 4 mts was the chosen method, loose feeding 4mm hard feed carp pellets with a 6mm banded pellet on the hook. Nathaniel was the first to catch, it was a big mirror carp over 10lbs. Soon after Marcus hooked and landed a good fish, more carp and barbel followed. A few big fish were also hooked and lost.

We left the bank at about 3pm, Marcus having caught about 40lbs and Nathaniel over 50lbs.

Bob

 

Some more pictures:

this feels like a big fish

this feels like a big fish

just in the net

just in the net

 a double figure mirror carp

a double figure mirror carp

 the carp fight hard here

the carp fight hard here

 a 5lb mirror carp

a 5lb mirror carp

a 2lb barbel

a 2lb barbel

 an  8lb mirror carp

an 8lb mirror carp

 a big common carp close to 10lbs

a big common carp close to 10lbs

great catch Nathaniel

great catch Nathaniel

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