Another Burger Please!!
Posted: 5th Jul 2013
Where do I start with this blog? We have had a few stories over the years of running the fishery but these lads have taken the Trophy on many levels. The comedy of errors is just hilarious and far to long too list, but this little story will give you an idea!!!
Keith & Phil are brothers with Steve and Paul making the 4th anglers of the group. They went to the supermarket on Sunday to stock up ready for a BBQ that evening. Now they blame being tired instead of Pauls cracking French for the error, but after a quarrel over square Burgers and no carrier bags at the till, they returned for the evening to sup a few beers & light the BBQ, followed by a stack of meat going on for a good feed-up. Now once again the square Burgers start a bust-up with "what the F are square burgers all about, and the French do eat some strange things" being mentioned. Now these burgers started to smell like road kill that had been baking in the midday sun, even though they were all starving no one has claimed to eating them but all I can say is one of the lads never made it to the toilet in time, and two others have been sick as "DOGS". They only had a cartoon picture of a Dog on the front of the packet holding a plate which was a bit of a give away, and the pet burgers in question were 96% chicken carcass. Laugh, Laugh, I will never let them live that one down and talk about topic of the week. So next time you're in the local super market make sure there are no smiley pet faces on the front of your BBQ packs!!!! One to remember.
The lads have been quite relaxed about the fishing which has effected the catch rates somewhat, but the main thing is they have all broke a pb with 20+ fish on the bank and 3 fish over 40lb+ in the total to 43lb 8oz. Most of the other fish are low 30lb and upper 20lb fish all around 28lb and looking very empty indeed. The fish have been spawning AGAIN on Sunday evening all along the far bank, with odd flits through the week here and there, the main thing being they are getting it out of their system, which bodes well for the backend of the season!!! The main thing is the bulk of the fish are now starting to feed and I think July could be quite a good month, even though it's set to be a heat wave over the next week with day temps of 30oc+ every day.
About the last blog in relation to Rigs, I have had so many emails I cannot keep up with anglers asking so many questions. It's good to see so many of you are thinking about your fishing and want to improve hookholds, which in turn helps the welfare of the fish. We all want to catch fish in perfect condition and we all play a part in the catching and handling of them to keep it that way.
Paul this week is a predator angler, so he has proved me wrong this week catching 3 small Jack Pike on a small plug, fair play to the lad and you cannot beat a surprise. Maybe his next predator might be the Zander he is after on the last night!!!
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