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Bob Nudd

Ian Lamb Masterclass Day

21.08.2015

great catch Ian

great catch Ian

This was a special 60th birthday present from Ian’s daughters Sarah and Natalie. The River Ouse at Hemingford Greys near Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, was the chosen venue. The local St. Ives angling club had kindly given us permission to fish the river.

Ian with his first fish

Ian with his first fish

It was a warm overcast morning with a moderate southerly wind.

Pole was the chosen method, cupping in a big pot of chopped worms and maggots at 6mts, hookbait was a large piece of worm. Ian was soon catching a perch every put in some were small and the largest over 1lb. A switch to breadpunch in the afternoon resulted in some quality roach, cupping in 2 balls of liquidised bread at 10 mts with a 5mm piece of punched bread on the hook. It was necessary to keep topping up the feed every 30 minutes to keep the roach coming.

the boats kept to the far side

the boats kept to the far side

We left the bank at about 4pm. It had been an all action day with a mixture of small and quality fish and I guess Ian had caught close to 14lbs, a great weight on a natural venue.

 

Bob

 

Some more pictures:

almost in the net

almost in the net

 a quality roach on breadpunch

a quality roach on breadpunch

 concentration

concentration

this feels like a big fish

this feels like a big fish

 a 10ozs roach

a 10ozs roach

 biggest fish of the day a perch over 1lb

biggest fish of the day a perch over 1lb

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