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Catch This! Blog

Trout, Trout and not so old Trout

With the weather here in the Lake District finally relenting and some days at least feeling like summer, we have been busy upsetting a few fish of the spotted variety on our local rivers. Time was when an average local trout on the Eden or Derwent might have been a nine ot ten inch fish, and an exceptional one perhaps fourteen inches long, but that was in the days before folks realised th…

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There's a rumour that spring is round the corner...Shhhh!

In case you’ve been off the planet, or loafing on a sunny beach waiting for the tide to turn and a shoal of exotic high speed fish to swim past, we poor souls in darkest Cumbria have endured a long, cold winter and snow still streaks the fellsides. As a reuslt of all the extended wintry stuff much of the natural world seems a few weeks behind and even though the first of our swallows ret…

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Trouble at 't' mill all sorted!

Thanks to Frank Kimble for flagging up the lack of wordage on the ‘catch this’ pages. They had all vanished into some cyber space cupboard on the edge of reason and I was worried for a while. Being a man who reads rivers and water rather than cyber stuff it was a total mystery. All is well again now though. I have been down on Windermere for over a week or so now and if you …

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Trouble at T Mill

Hi all you out there in ‘Catch this’ land. i’ve been informed that all the words have vanished from recent posts on the site but I’ll try and get them back up once I discover where they have gone to!! Beyond that at the moment I’m busy on Windermere which has been a real excercise in stickability under atrocious conditions. Yes we are catching a few fish an…

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Pike are just around the corner...

Actually the title should read “Pike are just down the road”, because at the moment the Beagle is sitting on her trailer, waiting patiently in the boat shed for another week to pass until we are back down on Windermere for the annual battle against wind and weather, in search of the great specimen pike that inhabit the lake. It has been a chilly old winter so far up here in the L…

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