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Returning to course fishing after twenty years of sea fishing

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  • Returning to course fishing after twenty years of sea fishing

    I'm returning to course fishing ( pole ) in in the Bedfordshire area and hope to meet up and join others. I know a lot has changed but had a couple of stints on the local Grand Union canal and was into fish on the first drop but there was a lack of other fishermen, as in none. So I'm hoping this site can help me out
    cheers
    Roy

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    Natural venues are very neglected in most areas,although the rivers are getting a little more attention from those who have tired of fishing for mud pigs in holes in the ground. If you want to meet others on the bank, a local club would be worth a shout or just rock up to your nearest commercial venue you will soon meet a few fellow anglers.
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    • #3
      Thanks for the feedback theres Luton angling club, Vauxhall angling club and Tring angling club all in my local area, that have some decent waters, so will look at joining one of those clubs,
      early days but was hoping I'd get some feedback from some members from the clubs mentioned above

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      • #4
        Hi roy
        welcome to talk angling
        theres a great stretch of the grand union near tring station that has always had a good head of carp and big bream- it used to be fishable on a day ticket,I'm not sure if it still is. There's also the famous tring reservoirs,that have held British record perch and huge bream and tench in the past.
        A bit further south from you is a nice stretch of the river gade in cassiobury park,Watford- I used to fish there as a nipper- great chub fishing.
        also Rickmansworth aquadrome isn't too far. You're spoilt for choice round your way tbh.
        Tring anglers is a good club- I'd look into joining that if I were you mate.
        let us know how you get on.
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