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Neil McKinnon Fish’O’Mania 2010 Winner

Match fishing tips and tactics with 2010 Fish’O’Mania champion Neil McKinnon on the Tight Lines podcast with Keith Arthur

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New toys

Family are currently visiting from England and they brought with them some toys I had ordered online from Benwick Sports. Kamasan PT2 Insert Wagglers an PT1 Straight Wagglers in sizes 2BB, 3BB, 2AA, 2.5AA, 3AA and 2 Swan. Tubertini Pole … Continue reading

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A Brax Bonanza, Fyrisån, 12th September 2010

I chose Fyrisån in Uppsala city centre today for my first outing with my new Octbox.  I set it up with just one of the two modules today (I didn’t see the point of taking a second one full of … Continue reading

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Octbox 2010 Mk2 Seat Box + Platform + Wheel Barrow + Pole Support System!!!

I’ve mentioned this seatbox on steroids in a couple of earlier posts, and now I have one!  There is an immense amount of hardware in this package, as you can see from the picture (not pictured are the 33 pole … Continue reading

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Igeltjärnen, Värmland, August 2007

I’m dipping back into the archives again, this time to Värmland and a little lily fringed lake in Deje, north of Forshaga. I was put onto the lake by the guides at the Forshaga Sportfiskecenter with the promise of hard-fighting … Continue reading

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Trekanten, 5 September 2010

The planets were finally in alignment and so it was that I was able to fish on the same day and the same venue as none other than Dr. Phil and Johan. After waiting for Phil to navigate his way … Continue reading

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Biskops Ärno, August 2010

On Sunday, I took a short drive up to Biskop Ärno, an island in the northern reaches of Mälaren, and fished for about 4 hours starting at around 1pm. I found a spot about half way along the road bridge … Continue reading

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Mörtsjön, Huddinge, July 2007

This post comes from a little closer to home… Mörtsjön in Huddinge, not to be confused with the Carping “mecca” that is Mörtsjön in Täby (both waters on the Stockholm ticket). This is an idyllic little water, nestled within a … Continue reading

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Bream Bagging in Gnösjö, September 2006

For the first few posts on this blog I’m going to dig into my iPhoto library and dig out a few snaps of previous fishing trips. To kick things off, I’m starting with perhaps my best ever bagging session in … Continue reading

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