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   Old Thread  #654 5 Nov 2019 at 9.32pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Hello all, seems to be the introduce yourself thread. My names Lance and I am based in the southwest. Been an angler since I was 3, fascinated by water and what's in it.
First deliberate carp fishing trip was when I was 12 which was in 1967 unfortunately, hence the halfcentury tag. Took me 5 years to land my first carp although I did manage to hook 3. No gear no clue no info and mostly no fish in sw Lancashire club waters. Had a great time pursuing my obsession, lots of fishing on canals, meres flashes lakes and ponds, not too many fish of any species. Learned a lot.
Family moved to southwest, own transport, suzuki ts100. WOWSal****er, freshwater, rivers, lakes and ponds all full of fish. Been doing it ever since. For me fishing has always had to fit round family, wife kids grand kids and etc. Now got more time to explore my carping and the whole scene so finally decided to get on line as current mags are pretty sterile and apart from tech not a lot new there.
New age carping, lots and lots of fashion, gear, tech, attitude and lots and lots and lots of fish but not a lot of soul in some quarters.
However the world moves on and I will not stop fishing especially for carp, there's still room for an elderly sporting gent with a great deal of respect and even love for his quarry, whatever it may be.
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   Old Thread  #653 16 Oct 2019 at 9.11am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Morning, my names Tom and I am based in Hampshire, have been fishing since I was nine and fished a lot for so many different species of fish including carp, kinda gave up due to time restrictions of work family kids etc about 9yrs ago now. The middle and youngest children love fishing and love me taking them once more, so I am back and trying to catch up with things that have changed!
My fishing has also changed, the odd overnight session with the kids and short 4-6hr day sessions, mainly whilst doing paperwork. Never less enjoying it all once more and just not setting any targets etc just trying to net a few in the short time I have
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   Old Thread  #652 16 Oct 2019 at 1.11am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Once again , welcome guys .
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   Old Thread  #651 14 Oct 2019 at 2.41pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Hello all, fished quite a lot as a kid then didn't fish for many years. Over the past couple of years been fishing more and then this last year have really got the bug again. Currently fishing a couple of club waters and also spending the odd hour lure fishing the rivers when time is tight. Hope to pick up lots of info on this forum.
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   Old Thread  #650 11 Oct 2019 at 12.12pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Hello everyone, Ian here.
I been into all sorts of fishing since i was a kid.
Moved to Sweden about 5 years ago and not been carp fishing much. Mainly been fishing for perch which we eat here and taste great!
Got back to carp fishing this autumn and really fell back in love with it.
Im not up to date with all the current methods so i joined up here to get some tips!
Cheers 🍻
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   Old Thread  #649 16 Sept 2019 at 6.53pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Welcome guys
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   Old Thread  #648 15 Sept 2019 at 10.39pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Hello I been fishing from I was 5-6 with my father uncle cousins every weekend in Northen Ireland for Trout and Salmon and got the occasional Jack pike
Later I was forced/ taught to fly fish after a struggle with father I grew to love the art form!!

After I got married and moved to seaside just to get out and wet a line I went with a neighbour' and beach casted night fished and move to being a small boat owner and became a compatant wrack fisherman!
Then I changed my job to be a contractor working abroad and I swapped flexing a fishing rod to flexing my elbow way too much every night! But after 15 years I worked this out. as I was working in Slovakia and my back garden was on the river Danube so I bought a fishing permit and telescopic rod to get back to my 1st love catching or trying to get the unobtainable dreams

I wasn't very successful I hooked many fish but lost them all in fast current and presumed them to be BIG cats so spoke to local tackle shop they advised me to go the boilie route! And again I hooked a few and lost them in the fast current back to the tackle shop came out with catfish rod 40lb braid and a real I knew well and knew it would land the big cats dawia SL20 sh. Yes shocked you guys but it was up to the job and I got my 1st carp 18 kg wild river common
that was a year ago now back in uk to work cambridge area as contractor traveling light 4 rods marker & spod rods nets cradles bivi and Barrow and kitchen sink

I will never go to new contract again with a suitcase and duty free just again lol

Tight lines all you.
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   Old Thread  #647 13 Sept 2019 at 3.16pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Mike here. I don't post much and mostly lurk so far.

I lived in Kent for a long while starting on Brooklands then fishing the then Leisure Sport tickets, Darenth and Sutton-at-Hone, KAPS mostly too. Now moved to Wiltshire.

Fond memories of old school stuff like Send Marketing's canvas bivvy, Mitchell 300's fishing for churners and before I had buzzers me and my brother used to night fish for tench with a coin balanced on the side of a mug with the line underneath it for indication. If you got a take the coin would fall into the mug.
Then moved on to float fishing with betalights.

That used to play tricks on your eyes - stare at them for a while and you'd be convinced the float was moving all over the place. Then one night I caught a 10lb mirror on the tench gear at KAPS' Paddlesworth and that was that.

Best UK fish 32.10, France 45.5 common. Mind you, I did have a beautiful near fully scaled UK mirror about 20 years ago that I swear was pushing 40 if not bigger. Sacked it in one of those sacks with a block and draw string. Waited til sun was up looking forward to photos. Couldn't sleep, so excited. Lifted sack out of the margin and...no carp. I had forgotten to actually tighten the little block thing on the sack so it had just swum out during the night. So, that's me. A complete plonker, sometimes.

See you all around the boards, hopefully
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   Old Thread  #646 10 Sept 2019 at 5.33pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Having used the forum a fair bit as a non member I have finally made a profile. I did the usual route of starting out course fishing as a kid before moving on to carp fishing around 6 years ago fishing on and off due togeneral life and work commitments. I fish in the South Wales area and also travel up to Gloucester when time permits.

The forum has helped me a lot whilst i have been getting back into the swing of things and I'm sure it will continue to do so whilst hopefully giving something back to the forum if and when I can.

Thanks all,

Lloyd.
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   Old Thread  #645 10 Sept 2019 at 1.13pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Brill thanks mate il have a look on the website now. I donít use fb so canít look there
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   Old Thread  #644 10 Sept 2019 at 11.08am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Hi mate if you want to catch a 20 join Stanton fishing club and fish Roughs itís only £20 and that should see you get a 20
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   Old Thread  #643 9 Sept 2019 at 7.53pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Hi all,
My names Lee, 38y/o Iím from Nottingham and have been fishing since I was around 12. I can always remember my first days fishing with my next door neighbor, he took me on the river Trent near Clifton fishing for pike. standing with me he let me hold the rod whilst fighting a pike and it about pulled my arm off, lol
Iím really into my carp fishing now days and fish a lot of commercial fisheryís my PB is a lovely 15lb common. (Hacketts lake) well thatís me.. youíll probably get a lot of questions as il be scanning the forum for info & tips to break the 20lb barrier Tight lines all
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   Old Thread  #642 7 Sept 2019 at 12.33pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Sounds good .
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   Old Thread  #641 5 Sept 2019 at 3.51pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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   Old Thread  #640 23 Aug 2019 at 9.57am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Seem to have missed this thread when I joined. Apologies for barging in unannounced.

I've fished since 1964 and have been in and out of carping along the way. Well back into it now with big plans for the next few years or until I'm unable to partake any longer.
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