WATERSIDE DIARY Welcome to Monthly Reports January: noted for it`s Pike fishing, (Latin: Esox Lucius)  Record: 46lbs 13ozs Roy Lewis, Llandegfedd Res.                           Top Baits: herring, mackerel, smelt, sardine, all live fish,  Lures and spinners. ************** ************** ************** ************** `Hang on Tight` Welcome, ************** ************** ************** ************** The Meteorological start to spring is the 1st March. Weight Conversion          To Convert                   Multiply By  Pounds to Kilograms  —––––  0.4536        Kilograms to Pounds  —––––  2.2050 Hey where`s the Bailiff, I just cant believe this picture, I leave it on the site each year, its one to  make you smile, I'm not sure which country its from, but its a great picture. ************** ************** Pinkmead Bait and Tackle shop              Botley, Hants. ************** Pictures Below: Steeple Court Lakes Maggots The life cycle of the Fly Fly lays the eggs At the pointed end of the maggot, there are two black coloured hooks, these are used to hang on, and to help brake down food. Hooks Spiracles,  During  feeding, the maggots head (if required) can remain under a liquid surface, as long as                   the  tale (the blunt end) remains above the surface it can breath through it`s two Spiracles. Casters hatch      as Flies Maggots turn   into casters At the blunt end of the maggot, there are two brown coloured dots these are the breathing tubes, known as the spiracles. Spiracles Eggs hatch as maggots ************** ************** ************** British Record List        (as at July 31st 2012) lb     oz     dr Year ************** Did you know that you can press the HOME button on your Keyboard  to return to the top of any web page. ************************************************************************** Click the Waterside Diary Button to return to the HOME PAGE. ************** `No, it  was only this big` ************** TIGHT LINES. We are happy to remove any content on the photo/video pages if you no longer want it to be shown on their. Just click to check out our new `Seasonal Calendar` page We have only just started this page, (September 2015) and we  hope that you find something of interest on it, we will  add pictures and information to this page as the calendar seasons unfold.. `No really it was only             this big` `It was this Big` `I think it might have been                 this big` Waterside Diary For more on competitions/results/dates/times and venues etc just click Competition Results January 2017 Return to top      of page We will insert pictures/Stories and any helpful information each month as it comes in. Don't forget to `Check Back` Picture Below: Dino Ferrari. ************** River Farm Fishery         Fontley Road            Titchfield               Hants            PO156QZ E-mail: paul-reid@tiscali.co.uk Tel: 01329841215 Established 1994 ************** I came across this `Rod Pod` the other day while scrolling through my Facebook page how ingenious is that, well done. I don't know anyone that this has actually happened to, but you must agree it does make you smile. ************** The Cod are here and the proof is in the picture, it shows all rounder  Charlton Smith with another magnificent cod, Well done Charlton great fish. ************** What a great fish this is in the picture below it shows Charlton Smith in warmer times last year (2016) enjoying himself at `River Farm Carp Fishery` ************** Picture Below: Lyn with Fox cub ************** It`s a shame they have to be killed to claim a world record. **************