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Loop Erimder
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Post by Loop Erimder » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:11 pm

Just started reading this by Maurice Ingham
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish

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Re: Woldale

Post by Mark » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:21 pm

It's a great little book Loop.
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Re: Woldale

Post by GarryProcter » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:21 pm

You're in for a treat, Loop. One of my favourites,

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Re: Woldale

Post by Shaun Harrison » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:59 pm

By far the nicest place I fished in 2012.

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Re: Woldale

Post by Fred Bonney » Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:13 pm

Just up the road from my house, it looks enchanted!!

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Re: Woldale

Post by Julian » Tue Dec 18, 2012 8:09 pm

I enjoyed reading the book
There is no peace on earth like the peace of fishing in the early mornings


Re: Woldale

Post by Pedro » Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:23 am

Julian wrote:I enjoyed reading the book

One of my favourite books

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Re: Woldale

Post by The Tuesday Swim » Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:40 am

I found the book quite disappointing given the magic that surrounded the place and those who fished it. A stocking filler but not a classic.

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Re: Woldale

Post by Snape » Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:57 am

Shaun Harrison wrote:By far the nicest place I fished in 2012.
Oh you tease! :chuckle:
I will make you Fishers of Men said Fish to Fishes
For Fish is Fisher of Man who Fishes
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Re: Woldale

Post by Bluedun » Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:11 am

I don't know the book so looked to see what I could find on the web and came across an article by Arthur Clarke (don't know him) on the water, which I thought quite good by fishing article standards. Apparently he reached the point where he had caught every fish in the water. Somewhat undermines the point of fishing there I'd have thought, but then I'm not a carp enthusiast.

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