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Rob last won the day on July 8

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  1. Rob


    Looks great Steve! Rob
  2. 1: Olivia Francis 21/07 18/08 09/09 2: Charlotte Francis 18/08 09/09 3: Ruben Franklin 21/07 18/08 09/09 4: Sam Annear 21/07 18/08 09/09 5: Dom Annear 21/07 18/08 09/09 6: Blake Witherford 21/07 No more joining in?
  3. Rob

    Friday 19th crew

    He wouldn't have a Rodman either!!! [emoji23]
  4. Rob

    Newbie from Swanage

    Hi Nick, welcome. Rob
  5. Junior Comp this weekend, who is in? Names down please! Please see change of rules for this year above. Rob
  6. I will edit the score sheet and post it here. Please copy and paste then add your entrants to the last booking in list below, with dates being fished thanks: 1: Olivia Francis 22/07 18/08 09/09 2: Charlotte Francis 22/07 18/08 09/09 3: Ruben Franklin 22/07 18/08 09/09 4: 5: 6:
  7. Rob

    New member in Christchurch

    Welcome to the club, if you are a mid-week boater there are a few of you. A smattering in XChurch and a few more in Poole. Remember to use CHannel 6 and call "Any Poole Bay SMall BOats" when you are out and about. Rob
  8. Rob

    Boat wanted

    Well, that will get you a reasonable used engine, just need the other, legs and hull! R
  9. Rob

    Course adventure

    Good to hear you guys fondly recalling your barbel fishing antics of the past. Tbh Steve, this might have rekindled my passion for course fishing. I think it could certainly be the option for a blown out day on the sea! R
  10. Rob

    Course adventure

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  11. Rob

    Course adventure

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    Course adventure

    So, last few days I've been in the Wye valley. Staying at Symmonds Yat, I had taken a good friend away for his 40th. A surprise, all he new a week ago was he needed Barbel gear. Suffice to say, he was certain we were heading to the Seven. Until we turned left after crossing it near Gloucester. We had a B&B on the river, it was ok, nothing special but was a pub, so could be worse! First day was arriving and sussing out the surroundings, going to the local tackle shop and booking some beats for the next 2 days. We had a fish from 21:00 till 22:00 on the first night (Thursday) but not much more than my rod being pulled from the rest and the fish evading me! With the low water we were advised the fishing was hard, but this only dulled our excitement a little, after all, we had an adventure on our hands! After a relaxed start friday we headed to the mile of river we shared with another couple of guys for the day. Packing up to go for a pub lunch (we knew evening would be best) my rod doubled over with my PB 8:15 barbel, beauty! After lunch we moved swim, (not knowing the river / how it fished / where was best) we struggled through the hot afternoon. I had a couple more barble and lost a chub. Nothing for nick who was still staying positive. I persuaded him we should move swims for the last hour, so we went back to where will had my earlier fish. I nearly instantly had a perfect Chub or 4:12 and then another within minutes. Poor old Nick. The it was his turn, he had a super take and a barbel was shortly followed by another. Great, he had deserved a flourish at the end. Day 2 (Sat), we had chosen another stretch of river. Stunning setting again, this time the gorge of Symmonds Yat. But what does Saturday mean, more yakkers, swimmers, boaters, lilo ers, SUP-ers and the odd person floating past on an inflatable slice of pizza! All this traffic was entertaining and the only way we could get info on the football score!! Roles were reversed today. Having found a good looking spot, to be honest, it all looked good. We chose a run where it was a pain to get to, I had a rope and we lowered ourselves down holding it. Prominent seats setup in the river meant the various floaters could see ups early and avoid our lines. Worked a treat! Nick fluffs his first cast, how we laughed, it went only a couple of meters, bang, fish on! And it started like that, he caught 5 barble and I couldn't buy a bite. He had a few eels in there too (haha!). So, I went off and got dinner (steaks, disposal BBQ and some ice-cream beers, coffee, and other essentials), apparently I missed nothing, result. My time had come, I got back once the sun was off the water with 4 barble in quick succession! The it was his turn to struggle, yes I was loving it! We ended the 2 days with 9 barbel each, he did get the biggest at 9:8 but I was the chub king. Average stamp was 6/7lb seriously great fishing, can't imagine what it would be like in 'good' conditions! Might not be boating, so apologies! Tight lines Rob Sent from my Moto G (4) using Tapatalk
  13. Rob

    Bargain ? . . . or . . Old Tat ?

    Yeah, chuck em in a hedge Jim, don't be throwing cake money away! R
  14. Rob

    Sea Start

    The club gives reassurance on this front, and so does buddy boating, but if you go out alone when others might not be about it can make sense. I have helped/been aboard other's craft and towed a few club boats! R
  15. Rob

    Anchor and chain

    JV has gone down from 10 to 7.5kg, she is a big 9.5mtrs. R