Hello from Lancashire

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Hello from Lancashire

Post by Brendan » Mon Mar 06, 2017 12:24 pm

Hello everyone my name is Brendan and I live in Leyland I am 48 and I returned to fishing about 12 years ago .
My main type of fishing is the river for chub and barbell my local river is the ribble . But I do like to get away for a week or so at least once a year or more . Only a couple off weeks ago I was fishing the soar for just under a week . I have also fished the rivers wye , kennet , lodon to name a few
For the last few years I have I have mainly been fishing for barbell . But that changed on my recent fishing trip to the Soar where I once again found the joys of fishing for chub on nice light well balanced tackle the bend a chub puts on a light rod is so nice
So this weekend after years of wanting one I decided to take the plunge and buy a mk1v avon witch I took out this weekend and christend in fine style with a nice brace off chub I have also just added a Mitchell 300 to my reels and cannot wait to give it ago on my new rod
I hope to have many years chat and good banter on this forum thanks for the add and pulled string and bent sticks to you all

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Re: Hello from Lancashire

Post by Marc » Mon Mar 06, 2017 12:41 pm

Welcome to TFF, Brendan.
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Re: Hello from Lancashire

Post by Mark » Mon Mar 06, 2017 12:43 pm

Welcome to the forum Brendan and well done on purchasing your first cane rod. :Hat:
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Re: Hello from Lancashire

Post by Paul D » Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:05 pm

Welcome to the world of cane Sir, a fine christening :Hat:
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Re: Hello from Lancashire

Post by Julian » Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:33 pm

Welcome aboard Brendan :Hat:
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Re: Hello from Lancashire

Post by Muscavado » Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:01 pm

Hello Brendan

Welcome to the Forum and I hope that you enjoy it as much as I do
When you log on always bring your sense of humour, you will need it :laugh1:

Best wishes from a sunny Derbyshire

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Re: Hello from Lancashire

Post by Eddy Pools » Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:38 pm

Hello Brendan, welcome to the TFF

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Re: Hello from Lancashire

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Re: Hello from Lancashire

Post by Crafty Carassius » Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:01 pm

Welcome, Brendan happy jaunts and tight lines.

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Re: Hello from Lancashire

Post by SkimmingTheCream » Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:13 pm

Welcome to the TFF Brendan

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