Beautiful barbel!

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Trevor
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Re: Beautiful barbel!

Post by Trevor » Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:07 pm

Lovely. That would be considered a specimen on the stretch of the Cherwell I fish!

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Re: Beautiful barbel!

Post by J.T » Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:42 am

Well done really like that picture, a perfect Barbel. :Thumb:
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Re: Beautiful barbel! Again!

Post by Leveller » Thu Aug 27, 2015 1:32 pm

I gave up barbelling after I got fed up of the circus that now follows it around, I was spoilt for years because I virtually had my chosen river to my self for years,
I went last week , the first time for a long time , armed with a cane rod, a pin, size 8glt hooks, ssg shot, baitdropper and luncheon meat, I had to keep pulling baits away from good size chub so as not to spook the barbel behind them,

I was blessed with a couple of beauties , and more wonderful memories for the bleak winter days!
I love barbel,!
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Aquaerial
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Re: Beautiful barbel!

Post by Aquaerial » Thu Aug 27, 2015 4:16 pm

Glorious but looks more like a baby Pikbel...
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Re: Beautiful barbel!

Post by Paul D » Thu Aug 27, 2015 5:00 pm

Argh! Stop it Sir, I was trying to limit my barbel fishing as it was getting rather obsessive now I really need to go again :Tongue:
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Re: Beautiful barbel!

Post by Tengisgol » Thu Aug 27, 2015 7:16 pm

Cor what! Brilliant post from top to bottom. What lovely fish both big and small. Or rather enormous and small!
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Re: Beautiful barbel!

Post by CraigM » Fri Aug 28, 2015 2:03 pm

If that took one of your huge worms then it must have doubled it's weight instantly :Hahaha:

Hope it lives to become a monster.

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