Yesterday eveing I managed to get down to Triangle for the last couple of hours. On my last visit the water was absolutely crystal clear and I was pleased to see that the rain has given it a slight tinge again. Unfortunately there were no tench which I was hoping for. My hot bait this year has been prawns but for the first time in my favourite swim they failed to tempt a tinca. I did however catch a couple of greedy perch around 6oz and I suspect that from the way my float continually bobbed and dipped that a shoal was in residence.
There were two other anglers who had fished since mid afternoon and they too had struggled. One chap had a tench and the other had blanked.
Happy Birthday USA - Happy 4th of July to all. Unsure of the traditional celebrations over there, but surely a few hours by a stream wouldn't be out of place? Whatever you cho...
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