Sunday, 9 November 2014

A morning piking...

Met up with Darren this morning for a mornings piking on the river. The river was up a little, but nicely coloured and in general good nick. We both tried a number of swims with a variety of bait, I hooked and lost a chub on smelt, before the next swim produced a delicate take on lamprey. I hit into it and the fish tore off for the other side of the river,  making me think it was a big fish. It soon gave up though, and this nice pike of 7lb 1oz was landed. 

Darren lost a fish after having it on for ten seconds or so, and that was that. Not a bad morning, already looking forward to the next session! 

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