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timh

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  • 4 weeks later...

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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