sherwood fishery

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rick75

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got to shewrood fishery bright and early choose sherwood lake managed to get a swim oppsite the reed bends,got setup pretty quick as i saw carp doing the high jump near me got me pole out to 14.5mtrs on pellet(4mm)well over an hour passed and not a bite on pellets or maggots [:0] so i thought whats going on hear then,thinking im gonna blank yet again,i switched to my trusty waggler rod,chucked double maggot on and would you adam and eve it struck straight into a nice skimmer,then a 2lb'ish bream and agian and again,so i thought hmm shall i try the pole again in the same spot,one hour or so later nothing so back to the rod and BANG hit into a carp woohoo first ever carp only about 2lb or so but blimey they can fight hard in all i got over 60lb (need bigger scales i think) of mixed fish bream carp roach skimmers.so to end my blog why did my pole fail and my rod won the day??
 

luremad

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congrats on youre first carp mate me and dad fished cavendish lake the other week and ended up with around 70 - 80 pound of skimmers, rudd and roach we only ended up with one carp all day on feeder i tried pole but ended up with a few roach and skimmers but majority went to feeder.
 

Tony_grig

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Your pole might not have worked because the water was clear. If you have a big length of carbon waving over their heads in clear water it can cause them to back off!
Well done on your catch by the way, sounds like a cracking days fishing!
Tony
 
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