Friday, 12 August 2011

I managed to christen

With me being busy with my sibling marriage ceremony tomorrow. I though today after work would be a good chance to chuck a few lures on the canal, 
so after a hard days work I met up with Trent Piker, we soon headed our way. Dazz didn't bring any tackle but was happy enough to join me while i fished.  i had shown Dazz new bits of tackle that i had, such as titanium wire, which is a hit with us pikers as it's hard to kink and that one trace will last a good season or two. the tracewire is now a member of the tackle box.


we started from part of the Trent, up the canal with every 'pikey' looking place had a lure chuck there by me we were 3/4 the way up the canal when i cast into a swim and hit a snag, or was it? Snags don't tug back,! wait!!! i was in a fish! 
on my unchristened rod and reel, on the titanium trace and on a new white/sliver 4play style lure. 
this fish was the first on my tackle. 
 
as i unhooked the fish, it has 'flipped' and knocked me on my nose causing me a nosebleed...
''bugger''
the young Esox was back in the water and away after a quick guesstimate at around 6-7lb 
i look tired in this photo but the sign of relief that my past efforts and commitment on this water is 'priceless'

Till next time ,
Alex,
AKA.MrMakk

4 comments:

  1. Well done Alex, you deserved that one after all the effort you've been putting in lately.

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  2. cheers dazz, updated the blogg with a few more pictures that i found on my camera

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  3. Well done
    You should nick name that fish "Tyson" because it punched you on the nose, lol...
    Glad the wedding went well

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  4. hey bazz,
    yeah the fish might as well be a professional boxer, lol.
    The wedding went better than expected, and i do thank you for helping out with the photography....

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