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Thorpe Park Pike 27/04/2013 – Trip Report

A Rocky report:

“As always I arrive at the Thorpe Park venue with an air of anticipation, who knows what lies in these waters and surely one of the veterans will land one of the elusive seen but never caught carp!

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08:30, Roger has filled the hot water urns to keep the all important brews flowing all day, and the bacon is on. The veterans start to turn up, and after a mighty bacon butty and a brew, the Anglers familiar with the venue start to choose their swims and get their lines wet. Newcomers Chris and Martha who were soon kitted out and given some guidance were not far behind, some fishing for the elusive carp, others dead baiting and lure fishing for pike.

The weather looked promising, but as always it was a mixed bag, of warm sunshine, cold winds and yes hailstones, but nothing dampens the spirits of these veterans! Continue reading