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Bob Nudd

Mac Campbell and Colin Bates Masterclass Day

Decoy Lakes 03.08.2016

Brilliant Catch Colin

 

Mac and Colin had booked me for the day. The wonderful Decoy Lakes near Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire was the chosen venue.
It was a warm morning but the very strong westerly wind was making it feel cooler than it really was.
Mac wanted to fish Oak lake as it holds a big head of large carp.
Both anglers started in the deep margins at between 5 and 6 mts out, loose feeding with 4mm Van Den Eynde hard feed carp pellets with a 6mm banded pellet on the hook.
Foul hooking was quite a problem for Mac. He had so many fish in his swim. A switch to fishing up in the water solved the problem for a while and produced some good quality F1’s. Colin stayed on the bottom and was catching some really big carp.
We left the bank at about 4pm, Mac having caught about 100lbs and Colin about 130lbs.

Bob

Here are some pictures:

Mac with a big common carp

Mac with a big common carp

Colin with his first fish

 

 

Colin with his first fish

the puller bung was getting a lot of use

the puller bung was getting a lot of use

a barbel about 3lbs

a Barbel about 3lbs

a big commen carp in perfect condition

a big common carp in perfect condition

beautiful markings on this 10lb mirror carp

beautiful markings on this 10lb mirror carp

a big common about 8lbs

a big common about 8lbs

a 9lb mirror carp

a 9lb mirror carp

Mac with just part of his 100lb catch

Mac with just part of his 100lb catch

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