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Going going gone!
Wed 23rd March, 2011


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Going...going...gone! The last of the logs being loaded above the bridge. Shaz has been running a sweepstake from her coffee-cart in the car park opposite to guess the total number felled …the results came in today with over three thousand trees cut down… I wonder who counted them. Talking of “logs” there have been several large browns in the Lonely Pool for a couple of weeks and they were still there this morning even though there were bits of trees and branches raining down all around them …but put an indicator any where near them and see what happens. Anglers report sighting plent ...
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Good things come in twos...
Mon 14th March, 2011


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There is an old Chinese saying “that good things always come in two’s” and that was certainly the case with Irish brothers Ken and Brendan Whelan who I spent a day with on the Tongariro yesterday. As soon as I heard that wonderful accent it brought a smile to my face and I knew it was going to be a another fun day on the river. They didn’t disappoint and the stories of their angling exploits from the Bahamas’ to Russia’s Kola Peninsula kept me entertained all day. These guys have been fishing since childhood and even after half a century still have that boyish enthusiasm that all k ...
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