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Bob Nudd

David Lee Masterclass Day Tunnel Barn Farm

03.03.2015

brilliant catch Dave

brilliant catch Dave

This was a special 60th birthday present from Dave’s wife Anita and his family. The fantastic Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley in Warickshire was the chosen venue.

Dave with his first fish

Dave with his first fish

 It was a cold clear morning, only about 3 C. So I thought it might be a difficult day. I could not have been so wrong – it’s such a brilliant venue that within 10 minutes Dave was slipping his net under his 1st F1. Bait was some well soaked 2mm hard feed carp pellets with a 4mm Van den Eynde elite expander on the hook.

it was nonstop action

it was nonstop action

 As it was so cold some caution was needed on feeding so 2 lines were selected one in the margins and the other in the deep water at about 7 mts, cupping in just a few pellets on each line and then topping up with about 12 pellets with a small pot on the pole. After the first 30 minutes the action was nonstop with a fish almost every put in.

 

a 1lb F1 in perfect condition

a 1lb F1 in perfect condition

 The cold wind finally drove us from the bank at about 4 pm, Dave having had a brilliant day catching close to 50lbs of fish, a great catch in adverse conditions.

 

Bob

 

Some more pictures:

 

an F1 just over 1lb

an F1 just over 1lb

 

this feels like a good fish

this feels like a good fish

 

another quality F1

another quality F1

 

even the small guggeon loved soft pellet

even the small guggeon loved soft pellet

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