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A few winters ago... In a longkang far far away...

This happened a few seasons ago... I can remember this fish till this day. It was a cold winter's afternoon and all standing water (apart from the rivers, canals, lakes and ponds) were frozen hard. It was a sunny and it gives you the impression that it's not cold but it is really. I was fishing the stream for chub but the conditions were against me. cover was barely none and I had to move to the canal.


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The stream is usually 'bare' in winter. Chub fishing is very difficult in this conditions. But hey, there's other places to fish.


Back to fishing. I caught this fish on literally the first cast. Pitched a finesse 1/4 oz jig just a mere few feet away from where I was stood by the bank. In no time, something which didn't felt big hit the jig. but the hook-set to follow says otherwise. It was something really big. I was quite surprised to see a good size perch at the end of the line. I guess, I was at the right place at the right time! I caught this fish by pure luck with ;)


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Nice perch caught on a 1/4 oz finesse jig just 1 metre away from where I was stood. (Tip: Don't bother casting far when the fish is just under your nose.)
[ 2011/01/06 19:50 ] Category: None | TB(0) | CM(0)
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