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I’m Converted
(Above) Playing one angry carp.
(Above right) Yes!
(Below) 38lb 13oz of Dinton mirror.
although my head told me otherwise
on the Sunday morning. Because of
this I decided not to fish the Sunday
night but to get over to the Car Park
for first light on the Monday morning.
Upon my arrival I did a couple of laps
of the lake but once again I saw nothing to go on so just as before I opted
for Trumptons. Through the morning
the wind was bitter, but as the sun
broke through it soon warmed up,
and before I knew it I was sitting in
just a T-shirt in temperatures of 12
degrees. Spring really was here at
last, or so I thought. Once again I was
wrong, as the temperature fell massively that night, and as I sat on my
bed around midnight my iPhone
showed a reading of minus six! This
country just can’t make its mind up
what it’s doing. I set my alarm for a
5.45am before getting my head down
for a few hours.
When I woke to the alarm the following morning the first thing I saw
was a fish roll over right on the long
rod spot. Five minutes later it did it
again and I was convinced I was
going to be receiving a take anytime
soon. Who was I kidding? This was


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