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Summer perch fishing (U.K)

The weather over the past few months was kind of like a monsoon season. But this is the U.K, a land not known for fine weather. But, as anglers, come rain or shine, I'd rather be out on the water fishing than elsewhere.

The scene at the river in the early morning, before it rained again...

Autumn is usually the best time to catch perch. Every year, without fail, I'd try my best to get out on the water as many times as I can. And in autumn, most of my strategies usually pay off. Just this season (end of summer till some time now), I've landed a few 40 cm perch and quite a few decent ones touching the the 40 cm mark. As usual and as for those who follow this blog, you'll notice that I fish spinnerbaits a lot.

A small one on a 1/8 oz spinnerbait but it still counts as a fish.

At times, even big spinnerbaits catches perch and that was what happened to Sharky a couple of weeks ago under a bridge with one of his 'damaged' Caperlan spinnerbait. With just a tweak to get it back into shape again, Sharky was back in business. To some, a perch is just a perch. But to me, any perch 35 cm is considered good by U.K standards. So, while I have Sharky's perch on loan for the photo shoot, I'll just have to wait a while before I get to lip my own big perch.

A Perch on loan by Sharky on a Caperlan spinnerbait. I'll have to find and catch one for myself soon.

Thanks for reading.
[ 2012/09/09 10:59 ] Category: None | TB(0) | CM(0)
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