Unpredictable conditions for River Segura anglers

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Unpredictable conditions for River Segura anglers
MULLET: Amongst the Carp-R-Us anglers’ haul in their latest match Photo credit: Robert Pillon

ROUND THREE of the Carp-R-Us Winter-Spring series was held on the Rio Segura at Eden 2, just below the CV91 road bridge.

“This is a strange stretch of water where water levels fluctuate both from day to day and within the duration of a match,” Carp-R-Us secretary Steve Fell explained.

“The river was a good two feet higher than when we checked the stretch three days before, and the water dropped over a foot during the match. It all makes life interesting.”

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Steve won the match with 4.88-kilo mix of carp and mullet, with the ever-consistent Willy Moons in second place with 3.30 Kilos. Roy Dainty was third with 2.14 kilos and Jeremy Fardoe ,who caught two carp late on, was fourth with 1.98 kilos.

“We shall be taking a break from matches until the New Year so from everyone at Carp-R-Us, Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year,” Steve said.

For more information, visit the www.carp-r-us.weebly.com website.


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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