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Bob Nudd

Christopher Thickpenny Masterclass Day Decoy Lakes

08.07.2016

brilliant catch Chris

brilliant catch Chris

This was a special present from Christopher’s wife Katarina to celebrate their wedding anniversary. The wonderful Decoy lakes near Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire was the chosen venue.

It was a warm overcast morning with a moderate westerly wind. I decided that Cedar lake with the wind on our backs would be a good choice.

Pole at 7mts was the method, cupping in 6mm hard feed carp pellets and loose feeding over the top with 4mm hard pellets with a 4mm banded pellet on the hook.

It only took a few minutes for the fish to respond to the feed and Chris was rewarded with a beautiful 6lb koy carp. Barbel, F1’s and carp followed at regular intervals, and by 2pm both keepnets had reached the limit of 50lbs and Chris was returning fish as he caught them.

We left the bank at about 4pm Chris having had a brilliant day having caught close to 150lbs.

Bob

Here some pictures:

Chris with his first fish a beautiful 6lb koy carp

Chris with his first fish a beautiful 6lb koy carp

it's in the net

it’s in the net

a big common carp

a big common carp

Yes, it's in the net!

Yes, it’s in the net!

a 4lb barbel in perfect condition

a 4lb barbel in perfect condition

a 3lb barbel

a 3lb barbel

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