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Bob Nudd

Tommy Wall Masterclass Day Decoy Lakes

28.07.2016

brilliant catch Tommy

brilliant catch Tommy

This was a special Christmas present from Tommy’s brother in law Simon Shaw, who had also come along for the day.

The wonderful Decoy lakes near Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire was the chosen venue.

It was a warm sunny morning with a light westerly wind. Rain showers had been forecast for later in the day.

I decided that we would fish on Cedar lake.

Both anglers adopted the same method, pole at 4 mts in the deep margins, loose feeding with 4mm Van Den Eynde hard feed carp pellets with a banded 6mm pellet on a size 16 hook.

It was an unbelievable day with carp and barbel coming to the net. For most of the time they were both playing fish together. Tommy caught the biggest fish of the day: a 12lb mirror carp which was returned to the water after photographing. By 1 pm the net limits of 50lb each had been reached and the fish were being returned as they were caught.

We left the bank at about 4pm Tommy and Simon had had a brilliant day catching close to 200lbs of fish each.

Bob

Here some pictures:

lots of great action today

lots of great action today

Simon with a 4lb barbel

Simon with a 4lb barbel

Tommy with his first fish

Tommy with his first fish

a 5lb common

a 5lb common

lots of great action

lots of great action

a 12lb mirror carp

a 12lb mirror carp

Simon hooks into a big fish

Simon hooks into a big fish

the carp were feeding well

the carp were feeding well

Simon with part of his 200lb catch

Simon with part of his 200lb catch

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