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Lee Bowyer to run a carp fishing lake in France

Lee Bowyer's Carp Lake

Former England midfielder Lee Bowyer played his last game in 2012 The 38-year-old represented clubs including Leeds, West Ham and Newcastle Bowyer now runs a carp fishing lake named ‘Etang de Bows’ in France Bowyer was involved in several controversial incidents during his career including being cleared of GBH and an on-pitch fight with Kieron Dyer By Joe Bernstein for …

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Cardiff hailed as the world’s first ‘sustainable fish city’

Cardiff, Brighton and Hove, Plymouth and the London borough of Lambeth are the first cities to be recognised as leaders of the UK’s Sustainable Food Cities network – with Cardiff having been acclaimed for signing a sustainable fish cities pledge that impacts on the whole of Wales. Cardiff’s achievements follow hard on the heels of the towns of Bournemouth and …

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Anglers call for otter clampdown as Barbel fish Big Lady is killed

Barbel fish Big Lady was killed by otters on the River Ivel in Bedfordshire  One marauding otter was seen tearing its throat and partially eating it  The fish, weighing over 20lbs, was the largest barbel living in UK waters  Anglers are calling for crackdown on otters, whose numbers are booming  Anglers are calling for a clampdown on otters after they …

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Fisherman’s five-hour battle with 12ft shark off Milford Haven

Welsh shark

The first was caught just three days earlier, weighing 18lbs lighter on another of Phatcat’s 11-hour trips. On Sunday, the group of six took it in turns to reel the shark in as it did its best to escape, 17 miles from shore. Mr Thomas said: “I couldn’t believe it when I was told the shark was the biggest caught …

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Fly Fishing venues in Cardiff and S Wales

Ynysfro Resevoirs

Fly fishing Venues Fly fishing – Ynysyfro Reservoir 01633 838250 At the age of 90 years, Geoff Harrhy is stepping down from the committee of Newport Reservoirs Fly Fishing Association and rounded off his duties at the AGM when he announced his retirement after many years of service to the Association and also his intention to carry on fishing at …

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Swimbait Set Up…im Confused!

swimbait bass

If you want some advice on swim bait set up then there is a good thread on this forum Swimbait setup There is an extract below, it is based in the states but quite useful ! A swimbait is just another lure, the difference is it’s size and weight, few other fresh water bass lures weigh over 2 oz up …

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ANGLING: Taylor takes the honours in finale

cardiff nomads

Second Place for Cardiff Nomads The long established match fishing team of Cardiff Nomads went to Oxford and came back having done themselves proud!   JOHN Taylor came out on top when the final round of the Oxford Summer League was fished on the Thames at Medley and Folly. Taylor (Tubertini Ap-ollo) topped the pile with 20lb 6oz, having drawn the …

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Get active in Wales

Wales is the perfect location for an active short break, with an abundance of great golf courses, beautiful hills for cycling, coastal paths for walking and plenty of rivers and lakes for the keen angler. Here are just a few examples of activity breaks from members of the Welsh Rarebits collection of hotels. On Two Wheels Many of the UK’s …

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Is this the biggest fish in Wales? Dad and son ‘awestruck’ at monster giant carp

giant carp

Giant Carp in Cardiff A father and son who were enjoying a quiet fishing weekend in Cardiff were “awestruck” when they landed a giant carp that weighed twice as much as a small dog. Tudor Prosser was fishing in Bute East Dock with his 10-year-old son Logan when the 40Ib monster took the bait. “I saw it in the water …

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Footballer John Terry in property win after netting £21.25million for his two …

Man made fishing lake

Chelsea defender received an out of the blue offer for nine-bed mansion Luxury property was built next door to England star’s former home Red-brick property sold for £5.25million last year Now mystery investor snaps up Terry’s ‘dream home’ for £16million Sale prompts further speculation that Terry may be planning move abroad By Lucy Crossley PUBLISHED: 04:16 EST, 10 January 2014 …

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