Monday, 30 June 2008

30/06 Derwent

Started at peg * */*, didnt see much...caught 1 chub

v. large perch chillin' under a tree

tried for an hour no sign of it again...

moved to the big snag swim...

moved again

1 barbel, 5lber at 20:40

large mirror carp in the margins late on

Sunday, 29 June 2008

29/06 Sea

5 dabs

Thursday, 26 June 2008

26/06 Derwent

Wet night...going away...had to get out...

reportedly lots of barbel in shallows

pretty slow, 1 barbel, 9lb 8oz at 20:45

last minute chub then packed up

Wednesday, 25 June 2008

25/06 Derwent

Perched out peg * and * knocks to lob or livebait

moved to peg *, 1 perch about 1 3/4

Successfully stalking chub from a bit further down before some loud idiot came along...

Tuesday, 24 June 2008

24/06 Derwent

Back to the ****....struggle for perch....snags over far side on feeder rod

2 perch, both about 1 3/4lbs and maybe a chub (cant remember) from **** area

moved to comfy swim by the *****, lots of knocks...lots of chub

5 barbel from the 'hole' 9pm to 10:05pm

all pinheads 5 - 7lbs....went home could have caught em all

Barbed lost perch...or anything else

Saturday, 21 June 2008

21/06 Derwent

1 barbel 7-8lbs at 20:35

2 chub - 1 decent, 1 small

2 bream 5-6 lbs

peg **? fish came on after 9, quiet before

Apparently river rose 6ins in the day, still pretty clear.

Friday, 20 June 2008

20/06 Derwent

1st perch session of the season...3lb 2oz perch on lob, another 2lbsish on lob, lost 1 to livebait

need to get barbed hooks and kit to catch baitfish...

****** swim...1 barbel 7lbs est. @ 22:25

lost 1 feeder and 1 hook...beware of snags in this one...

Wednesday, 18 June 2008

18/06 Derwent

2 chub 3-4lbs

peg * */* again, much quieter

despite rain river about normal level and clear.

Monday, 16 June 2008

16/06 Derwent

1st day...1st barbel 1st

2 Barbel: 8lb 8oz at 4:35pm, 8lb 10oz at 9:15pm

1 chub about 3 1/2lbs

moved swim twice, figured fish in shallower/ faster water

plenty of knocks in peg * */* (esp. late on)