Sunday, 23 September 2012

Fly Fishing at Manningford Wiltshire

Friday 21st September 0600hrs on route to Hungerford with AWalsh,Geoff the Kiwi,RGilmore Kevin and I. Around 0730 hrs we are having breakfast in the Swan at Hungerford high street.
Hungerford a pleasant town in the Berkshire countryside aside the River Kennet.
A splendid breakfast was had by all with lashings of tea and coffee roughly £10 a head.
Richard pours the Kiwi's coffee and its not long before we are on our way cross country passing
the Salisbury plains with resident sheep and common pheasants everywhere.
Passing through Pewsey and arriving at Manningford  around 0830hrs.We paid for a four fish
ticket and moved up to Squires Lake.
It was not long before I was off the mark with my first rainbow,by 1100hrs I had my bag of 4 fish,
some of the lads were struggling.
We moved on to Manor lake where a few more fish were had,a passage of swallows were soon hawking insects late afternoon as buzzards called above.

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