Decided to head a little up channel today.
So went to a spot just up stream of the
Second Severn Bridge.
Starting fishing at 08.30 I set a set of long and short
Pennel Pulley rigs.
With left over worm and squid I had to cast
full length to get over some tackle hungry ground.
Those granite boulders are very
slippery when wet, so when I wound in I was
very careful walking on them.
I cast from on the prom its self,
as the safer footing allows for better casting.
As can be seen the recent big tides and wind
had thrown plenty of rubbish and tree trunks
on to the prom.
Also I found some small rocks and
placed them at the bottom of the tripod
feet to stop them slipping.
It can also be seen that the weather was
A light northerly at first soon calmed
and then after the tide turned
became a light southwester.
Lovely and warm it was a magic
Shame the fishing was very good.
Four Silvers and a tiny Codling were all
that I caught. Every cast had a Silver
Eel one it but thankfully they fell off,
leaving the hook lengths in a right tangle.
Plenty of rigs will be worked on to
There were also some lovely people stopping
by for a chat.
WOW! That was a great session for
The weather is looking good at the moment
after Monday so hopefully
a river trip later in the week,
unless my son decides to fish some where.