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Daily Archives: November 12, 2019

John Popplewell’s angling column – Nathan claims second spot in national final on Sky TV

IT’S good to see a few soles starting to show for beach anglers, along with some school bass. There’s still not much sign of thornback rays, though, but they will appear on certain tides. Clacton Pier has seen school bass and the odd thornback being caught this week, along with a few small whiting. St Osyth beach is still seeing …

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Man’s warning after contracting Lyme disease in Weston-super-Mare

In Weston-super-Mare, a man who went out on an early morning fishing trip was left in agony after contracting Lyme disease from tick bites. Heading out in his shorts at 4.30am on Sunday, June 30, Nigel Smith, 55, received 17 vicious bites by ticks hidden in the long grass. He soon had red spots on his legs and then a …

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