Category: Fishing

We really aren’t very good at fishing yet, but we do keep trying.

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A Holiday with Family – Fishing, Balloon Glow and The Big Pit

Our family summer holiday moved into it’s next phase, following on from cycling to John O’Groats to Lands End and then a day or two on Bodmin Moor we were now at my parents house in South Gloucestershire for a couple of days. We arrived at around lunchtime on Wednesday afternoon and had arranged for...

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Ynyslas Lake

What a difference a week makes. This time last week we had just returned to our house having spent the night at a friends after being evacuated due to severe storms. Today has been as still as you like with plenty of winter sunshine, so we made the most of it by having a little...

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Fishing at Ynyslas

Whilst my Dad was here at the weekend we managed to get out fishing at Ynyslas for a while. Squirrel Attack After a very wet Saturday where we stayed indoors most of the day, I started Sunday with my usual run and swim. This was a little more eventful than usual as I was ‘attacked’...

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Fishing Bait at Ynyslas

Our fishing attempts have still proved fishless – I think it must be time for a change of tactics. So far all we have managed to do is catch one tiny little half-dead crab, some weed and we have managed to lose a lure. Not much success. We did try digging for bait on Thursday though and...

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A Glorious Evening Fishing in Ynyslas

The last gasp of summer turned out to be a lovely one so after school Morgan and I went fishing again. There was barely a breath of wind, the sun was shining, the tide has just turned and the waters were clear. The waters were so clear and calm in fact that we could see...

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The End of Summer – Fishing in Ynyslas

Yesterday was the end of summer! The last day of the school holidays and all of a sudden the little area of Borth and Ynyslas where we live has transformed. The holiday-makers have all gone, the place seems deserted, we have our sleepy little village back to ourselves and everything is lovely and peaceful. Card image from...