Challenging but interesting

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Challenging but interesting
UNEXPECTED CATCH: Not exactly what the Carp-R-Us anglers were after Photo credit: Carp-R-Us

CARP-R-US recently fished Round Five of their Autumn Series on the River Segura near the CV91 road bridge near Guardamar.

Water levels on this stretch remain quite low and during the match they dropped another 15 to 20 centimetres, which made fishing challenging but interesting.

Winner on the day, fishing one of the new downstream pegs, was Ken Wilcock with 6.08 kilos caught. Second was his travelling mate, Roy Buttress (3.53 kilos) while Tony Flett (2.48 kilos) came third, with Ann Fowles (1.55 kilos) in fourth place.

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Catch of the day went to Jeremy Fardoe who had the biggest crab yet seen. It was a good 20 to 25 centimetres across and it should be remembered that the anglers were more than two kilometres from the sea.

Further information about the club can be found on its website www.carp-r-us.weebly.com or on the Carp-R-Us Fishing Costa Blanc Facebook page.


Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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