Saturday, 14 February 2015

Winter solace

Winter chub

A spare day, which for me is rare, was spent in solitude and neoprenes. I needed to get out, there was no expectation to catch; being there was enough. Incidentally I did catch, the chub above and an out of season trout. 

It was obvious I hadn't been fishing for a while, my casting was slack, I kept snapping off as I lifted too exuberantly and I really should have caught over half a dozen. 

The fish were sulky, which made a change, it has been me that has needed cheering up recently. As it happens I spent the day feeling quite upbeat and looking forward to the coming new season. 

3 comments:

  1. Nice chub Ben, i wish we had a few chub streams up here.

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  2. A small one really Col, I've had them to over 6lb before on bread flake. I'll swap you some chub for your trout and grayling.

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  3. Well in Ben, at least you got out.

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