Maggotdrowning.com take on some of the UK's finest

Fishfinderuk

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It will stand you all in good stead for next year,fishing in great company, sounds like a great day.

Great effort, well done.
 

tipitinmick

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I could have done with a few of these lumps yesterday....

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19lb 4oz Common

Plus Shoulders came out of peg 10, the guy was casting across the lake into the trees....

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I heard them say 47lb with weigh sling :eek:
Good grief Dave, don't you ever smile ? Catches a 19lb 4oz common and as a face on him like someone's just eaten his breakfast. 😆 Is ' Shoulders ' a noted carp then ? 👍 Lovely looking fish. Well done
 

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Good grief Dave, don't you ever smile ? Catches a 19lb 4oz common and as a face on him like someone's just eaten his breakfast. 😆 Is ' Shoulders ' a noted carp then ? 👍 Lovely looking fish. Well done

Mick, you can just tell from that photo that he's a Carper at heart. :LOL: :LOL:
'Shoulders' is the largest recorded Carp residing in Oak Lake at around 41-42 lbs............

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Great write up Chris. I mentioned it on a previous post but reading that seasoned match anglers like yourself can also struggle, gives hope to us lesser mortals. During our match, I remember @Godber who was pegged next to me & I think he only had three fish after three hours. He then started catching in the margins & finished 2nd with a great late rally. Although the place is stuffed with fish, it takes some working out & I'm dying for another crack at it.
 
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