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   Old Thread  #582 12 Feb 2015 at 7.12pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Hi Scott, just pm you mate
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   Old Thread  #581 12 Feb 2015 at 5.10pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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That's b#####s
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   Old Thread  #580 12 Feb 2015 at 3.53pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Just been informed that you can't take your own particle on to Abbey......New Rule as at this year
and they don't know what the price of there own particle will be as yet !!!!!................
9 Weeks to go
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   Old Thread  #579 9 Feb 2015 at 3.50pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Taking me own
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   Old Thread  #578 9 Feb 2015 at 11.03am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Cheers David1985 and tillyfishing1
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   Old Thread  #577 6 Feb 2015 at 6.43pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Hi Freespirit, Me & my mate fished Kingfisher two years ago in April. for the first time. We fished swim 5 a double swim. I fished the left hand side & my mate fished the right hand side. it was only he's 2nd time fishing in France and the first night he landed a Cat fish of 167lb. took him 1&1/2 hours to land !!! we had a great week. how many are going with you mate? PM me if you want more information
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   Old Thread  #576 6 Feb 2015 at 9.47am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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There's a lot of cats in there so I would maybe use particles, not that that will stop them as they eat anything. I would normally say a decent fish meal bait but cats love fish meal so maybe not???

On heron though you want a quality fish meal I think, like Odyssey xxx, Malarkie or shrimp/liver shellfish from trent baits. Only been once but the guy in the peg the week before me fished cell and blanked all week - conditions were no different to when I was there so the bait might have had something to do with it - who knows though, he could have been using PVA hooks.

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   Old Thread  #575 6 Feb 2015 at 9.39am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Thanks Denty and David1985
Im there from the 25th April till the 2nd May , we have booked the kingfisher lake.
can't believe they want to charge 12.50 for 2.5kg of particle !! I was told by Evelyne that they don't like people
to bring there own particle onto the complex.
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   Old Thread  #574 5 Feb 2015 at 9.18pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I took 20kg of boilie and about 15 kg of hemp, maize and pellet. You are right the freezer space is quite tight. I wrapped mine up in 1kg bags, froze it and then took a kg out at a time from my car. I put 5kg of boilie in the freezer. By the end of the week the particle was quite wiffy that was left in the car but it lasted probably 5 days in those bags.

I didn't use anywhere near all of the bait I took. Brought probably 15kg of bait back but had 12 fish to 57lb from Heron lake. Amazing place
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   Old Thread  #573 5 Feb 2015 at 7.43pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I took 25kg mate, depends when your going. The freezer is not always full, but that was when Rupert was there.
Took my own partical.
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   Old Thread  #572 5 Feb 2015 at 11.26am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Hi Guys,

I'm off to Abbey Lakes End of April for the week,
What's the bait situation like, I hear only 5kg pp can be stored in the freezer as they only have
one freezer for the whole complex?
Has anyone taken there own particle with them or did you use the Abbey particle

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   Old Thread  #571 3 Feb 2015 at 7.32am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Hi Daniel, if you go on Rupert Whitemens face book page he has a peg guide for Heron. Shame he's not there any more.
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   Old Thread  #570 31 Jan 2015 at 5.13pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Hi i shall fish Heron lake in the middle of april, it`s my first trip there so any advice would be nice to have.
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   Old Thread  #569 29 Jan 2015 at 10.53am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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People start there trips at different times though so a hat would never work.
I'm going in March, Thursday - Monday, if you turned up on a Saturday then you take what's left.
I was under the impression you couldn't get on the lake until the bailiff opens up each day so the bucket in the swim the night before shouldn't be allowed and I would be having a word with the bailiff if I rocked up at 7am before it opens up and people starting the same time as me have already picked there swims.
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   Old Thread  #568 28 Jan 2015 at 8.04pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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That's the only thing that's stopping me from going back. It's a great place to fish. but if your fishing for a week and your in a group, how would you fill if there's people already fishing etc on your lake?
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