Last day on the Douglas

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Last day on the Douglas

Postby karlvaughan » Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:51 pm

Thought I'd give it a few hours on the Douglas at Rufford on the last day of the season. Arrived at 9:30 after picking up some maggots at Burscough Angling to find a rather foggy river, however no wind whatsoever and nice and warm.
Set up a stick float and it trotted perfectly down the smooth glide. After 20mins I still had no bites and was getting a bit concerned however I needn't have worried as a nice chub grabbed the maggots and I was off the mark.
The tide was coming in and the river stood still before running back the wrong way and I picked up a second slightly bigger chub.
The tide started to ebb and the flow increased as the water ran off and the bites picked up. I finished with five decent chub between 1lb and 2lb when I packed up at 1pm.Image
All in all a great last day.
Tight lines, Karl......

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Re: Last day on the Douglas

Postby Richie Fisher » Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:11 pm

Nice session Karl well done. Nice photees too. :clap:
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Re: Last day on the Douglas

Postby GAZZ3R » Sat Mar 15, 2014 12:24 am

Nice Chub mate, I used to love stick float on the river Dane, I haven't fished a river since I started sea fishing, i'm definitely gonna have a go this summer.
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Re: Last day on the Douglas

Postby one last cast » Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:02 am

some nice looking chub well done :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Last day on the Douglas

Postby Steve Duffy » Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:04 am

Well done Karl. :clap: :clap:
Thats bang out of order !

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