Sunday, July 6, 2008 Filed in: rivers
Float fishing again too. The centre pin (still the old Maxima line though, must get round to putting on the new Geer-recommended Diawa Sensor which is thinner and more supple). Returned to the deep bend I fished last time I was here and trotted down with a 14 hook, tripping the bottom, after perch.
And that's what I caught. Indeed, that's all I caught. There couldn't have been any eels in my swim (or the entire river) knowing what suckers they are for worms. Four perch in all, nothing of any size, the biggest only about 8 or 10 ounces, but nice for all that.
But the real story of the evening was the owl again. Quartering the two fields either side of the river time and time again. Rays says there are two of them. Amazing.
She wants to be flowers, but you make her owls.
You must not complain then if she goes hunting.
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Rob Beattie is the other of several popular fishing books. He's also a regular contributor to Waterlog magazine.