At last, A Forty Fore

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Gurn
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Re: At last, A Forty Fore

Post by Gurn » Tue Aug 19, 2014 7:17 pm

I just thought I'd add this photo to this thread. This was the first fish to fall to the 'Forty Fore' since I purchased it, a 20lb+ Redmire common, one of ten carp I caught from the pool last week. Cracking session and a cracking rod, it performed impeccably. Far nicer than my B.James in fact.

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Re: At last, A Forty Fore

Post by Barbulus » Tue Aug 19, 2014 7:31 pm

Cracking photograph. Excellent ! Lovely fish to be the first to your "new" rod..

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Re: At last, A Forty Fore

Post by Mushy » Tue Aug 19, 2014 7:32 pm

Sssshhhhhh :Wink:
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Re: At last, A Forty Fore

Post by MGs » Tue Aug 19, 2014 7:36 pm

Lovely fish, congratulations
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Re: At last, A Forty Fore

Post by Tengisgol » Tue Aug 19, 2014 7:57 pm

What a top fish, hearty congratulations.
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Re: At last, A Forty Fore

Post by Julian » Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:03 pm

Thats a superb carp even for Redmire :Hat:
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Re: At last, A Forty Fore

Post by Badger » Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:33 pm

What a beautiful fish, congrats. Steve Boncey has restored several rods and some reels for me. As well as the quality of his work he is a thoroughly decent and nice chap. :Thumb:
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Re: At last, A Forty Fore

Post by Woodytia » Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:44 pm

Wow

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Re: At last, A Forty Fore

Post by Loop Erimder » Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:57 pm

Well done Gurn a cracking fish
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Re: At last, A Forty Fore

Post by Mark » Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:58 pm

Well done Gurn.
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