Trent Barbel Red Letter Day

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TraditionalAngling
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Trent Barbel Red Letter Day

Post by TraditionalAngling » Tue Jul 30, 2013 4:48 pm

Just come back from the River Trent in Derbyshire with a smile on my face.Just had one fish but what a fish a PB for me of 11.50lb.The river was in flood and dropping fishing with bacon grill ledgering .Was a very fit fish making it hard work in the flood conditions.But what joy hears to another day it makes you want to go back for more.

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Re: Trent Barbel Red Letter Day

Post by MGs » Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:24 pm

Congratulations what a great fish. Looks a lovely place to cast a bait
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Re: Trent Barbel Red Letter Day

Post by AshbyCut » Tue Jul 30, 2013 6:04 pm

Hearty congratulations, Sir.
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Re: Trent Barbel Red Letter Day

Post by LuckyLuca » Tue Jul 30, 2013 6:07 pm

Magnificent!

What a lovely strech of river too!
I walked across an empty land
I knew the pathway like the back of my hand
I felt the earth beneath my feet
Sat by the river and it made me complete.

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Re: Trent Barbel Red Letter Day

Post by Wild Duck » Tue Jul 30, 2013 6:11 pm

Splendid catch....lovely looking river too!

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Re: Trent Barbel Red Letter Day

Post by Macdescruple » Tue Jul 30, 2013 6:17 pm

Great stuff ,thats a majestic looking barbel.
Its so nice to see a river with flow too !!

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Re: Trent Barbel Red Letter Day

Post by Dave Burr » Tue Jul 30, 2013 6:21 pm

A cracker :Thumb:

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Re: Trent Barbel Red Letter Day

Post by Harry » Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:15 pm

well, that's wetted my appetite.... :Thumb:
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Re: Trent Barbel Red Letter Day

Post by Julian » Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:18 pm

Fantastic result - a great PB to have :Hat:
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Re: Trent Barbel Red Letter Day

Post by CraigM » Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:52 pm

Congratulations from North Hants :Thumb: .

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