Match 8 – Furnace Mill 11/07/2021

Mucky Meadow

11 fished

Sunny spells with a swirling southerly breeze.

“I need some help here lads!”

We all so nearly witnessed that JC (that’s Jack Cheadle by the way – not the other one) can’t walk on water, it was so close when Jack’s platform collapsed, nearly bucking him into the water πŸŠβ€β™‚οΈπŸ†˜ as he was trying to land a fish. Sorry for the photo, if I could of kept a steady hand, I could of captured the moment as he shouted I need some help here lads, TERRY! Well Mark arrived on the scene before Terry and Trev to help save Jack’s tackle, and make his peg safe. As Jack thanked them all for helping save him and his tackle, he commented that he’d never seen Guy move so fast. Guy’s response was priceless, I’d have fished you out if you’d swam all the way over to my peg. πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚

We weighed in 417lbs or 189kg.

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Match 9 – Furnace Mill 12/07/2020

Mucky Meadow

15 fished

Due to a later than normal start time (venue gates open at 8:00) we drew pegs online again using Zoom meetings. This enabled everyone to get to their pegs once allowed on site.

Anyone who knows the pool, will tell you about the other wild life on-site from crayfish to snakes Β―\_(ツ)_/Β― they were all in the pool on Sunday, even Brian of the Pickstone variety made an appearance at this match 🀣.

Once the sandwich order had been devoured, (thanks to the club πŸ‘) the fishing got going in earnest. With every method being tried to catch the catch rate went through a lean period with the usual carp not cruising the upper layers.

The result was also a bit of a shock when Terry took first place with 80-12 ahead of Guy, who drops points for the first time this season and Dan who really favoured his practice session peg. With only 9lb between the top three, it proved to be a good contest.

We weighed in a total of 561lb at this match.

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