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Sometimes you’ve gotta break the rules…

With spring in the air and some more stable weather my local creek has finally cleared up and I can sight-fish for carp again. Afternoon dog walks now often involve me wandering the 2 or 3 km to my favourite carp hole rather than to the dog park, which brings lots of strange looks from commuters as I wander through…

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Like father, like son

Has fishing changed in a generation? 1958 An 11 year old boy took his turn casting into the melee.  He was fishing the mouth of the Waitara River in New Plymouth, New Zealand. It was a sunny Sunday afternoon, 1958.  Men and boys of all ages were lined up shoulder to shoulder along the sand casting metal lures or ‘slices’…

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