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Bob Nudd

Dennis Willetts Masterclass Day Decoy Lakes

20.08.2015

brilliant catch Dennis

brilliant catch Dennis

This was a special surprise present from Dennis’s daughter Marie and granddaughter Beckie. His nephew Rob 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 keepnets.

Dennis with his first fish

Dennis with his first fish

It was a warm overcast morning with a moderate southerly wind. I decided that Elm lake would be a good choice.

Rob with his first fish

Rob with his first fish

Pole at 8 mts was the chosen method, cupping in a big pot of 4mm hard feed carp pellets and then loose feeding over the top, 4mm banded pellet was the hookbait. Rob was soon catching really quickly. Dennis had a slower start but he was catching quality common and mirror carp averaging over 5lbs. By 2pm Rob had reached his net limit and was returning fish as he caught them.

a 6lb mirror carp

a 6lb mirror carp

We left the bank at 4pm Dennis having had a brilliant day catching over 100lbs of carp. Rob had caught even more I guess close to 150lbs.

Bob

 

Some more pictures:

just in the net

just in the net

 a 7lb mirror carp

a 7lb mirror carp

a 3lb barbel

a 3lb barbel

this feels like a big fish

this feels like a big fish

a 8lb common carp

a 8lb common carp

brilliant catch Rob

brilliant catch Rob

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