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I favour bread in that area. It's very good just below the Sutton Stalham fork. Find a quietish spot to moor, tie up then wait a few minutes for the water to settle before starting. This is the time t

Hi, has anyone got any advice on fishing the River Ant, like where are the better areas for the bigger bream and Perch? I like to think I'm a fairly competant angler, its just I will be mooring u

There's a fantastic mooring on the Ant called Johnny Crowes Staithe just before the How Hill moorings, we managed to moor there last October and fished the afternoon/evening with a simple float rod se

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Can anyone help about how good/bad the mobile signal is likely to be around Wayford Bridge. We are with Utility Warehouse, which uses the EE network but we could get a PAYG SIM with another network if necessary. We won't have WiFi.

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10 hours ago, JennyMorgan said:

Nothing less than eight inches will do!

Nooooo, ...   Maurice will not say anything.  Maurice will not say anything... Maurice will not say anything.

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3 minutes ago, Malcolm Withell said:

It sounds as though you like a bit of ruffe

Remember 'Allo 'Allo, with the flying helmet and the wet celery?

In this case, Jenny Morgan has a bunch of leeks!

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This time next week we'll be on our way to Wayford Bridge. As it's well upstream I assume the flooding/high tide combination won't affect us much. As we're going to be on a houseboat I sincerely hope we won't have to worry about bridge clearance. For me the main consideration is the fishing, so I'm hoping for the whole eight inches.

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Unless we get another spell of high winds or another downpour, I would imagine that the river levels will return to something like normal within a few days. Not being local I have limited experience, but we had high river levels after storm Ciara in February and then unusually low levels, with some boats grounded on their moorings at low tide.

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Hey Malcolm 

Have a lovely time, I hope the weather is good for you too

I've caught some nice Perch on the grassy bank opposite the houseboats, using worm and feeding with maggot (yuk)

Eight inches is a bit of an exaggeration :default_biggrin: And if you haven't worked it out by now I'll let you in on a secret, our Jenny Morgan is actually a man, he's good ship is called the Jenny Morgan. I made the same mistake when I joined. A nice guy too unless you mention National Parks :default_biggrin:

Oh and don't forget the lovely Wayford Bridge Inn, good food and a great pub x

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