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Sunday, 28 February 2010

Weekend Zander fishing

Tried to catch that elusive Zander over the weekend of 27/28th Feb.

Sat 27th went to Shardlow Marina from 2-6 with 2 pike rods.
1) Ledgered 1/2 roach and 2inch lamprey sections
2) Float fished dead float then livebait.
Results: No bites on the float, 3 definite bites on the ledgered roach, but just knocks, no solid runs

Sun 28th 2-5 Stke Bardolph started in the same spot Glynn had all the action, last time we went.
Then leap frogged up towards the outflow every 20-30 mins.

1) Ledgered 1/2 roach and 2-3inch lamprey sections with lighter Barbel rod
2) Float fished paternostered small lamprey section and roach.
Results: No bites on the float, 1 or 2 possible bites on the ledgered roach/lamprey, but just knocks, no solid runs again :-(

Tactics next time: Touch ledger at shardlow with very light setup and fresh dead bait with 1 rod.
May have to use very low resistance rigs on both rods.

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