1. The first river I visited was completely frozen over but I got some nice wintry pics.. ahh
2. River two (the Trent), and a blank fishing one rod for chub and one for pike. Forced to find a spot with less of the margin ice, I discovered a few new swims that look good for future visits.
|Margins frozen with thick ice, over a rods length out|
|This sweeping reed lined slack drops to a nice depth, predator heaven ?|
3. Today, and the snow is quite noticeably thawing, which although might scupper the rivers for a bit, the lakes and canals might just be fishable again while we wait for the snow melt to run out the rivers !
Just think in three months time it'll be spring ! (OK that's four but you get the gist)