Pike Pool (110) Chris Donovan

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Pike Pool (110) Chris Donovan

Post by Jason Skilton » Wed Mar 03 2021 14:17

Afternoon Pitsers,

Well sometime a article comes at the righte time and this one might well just give you the edge to fullfill a seasons quest for a monster.

So grab some spam sarnies and a bottle of pop and have a gander at the latest offersing from the one and only Chris "The Don" Donovan

https://thepikepool.blogspot.com/2021/0 ... ensed.html

Enjoy!
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Post by Lee7499 » Wed Mar 03 2021 15:37

Well worth reading the other 3 from Chris as all very entertaining . Good stuff and all very thought provoking as usual. :thumbs:
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Post by Monts » Wed Mar 03 2021 17:14

Not a big water fisherman or indeed a big Pike angler, happy to catch what comes my way. I enjoyed that Chris nice one. :wink:
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Post by Emma Hamilton » Wed Mar 03 2021 21:21

Always makes me smile... that old red coat of yours... thats not any-old coat as it's a legendary coat! :laughs:

Nice one mate.

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Post by suffolk si » Wed Mar 03 2021 21:22

Very thought provoking read Chris๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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Post by Fentiger01 » Wed Mar 03 2021 22:13

Really enjoyed reading that Chris. :thumbs:
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Post by chrisdonna » Wed Mar 03 2021 22:49

It is good to get some feed back which doesn`t always happen when an article is printed in a magazine and it is appreciated.
Rob,
You know the story about my long lost love of my red coat but some might not when I went to get it out of the garage the ferking arm fell off it. It was the end of a love match which will never be repeated.
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Post by JoeNickel » Wed Mar 03 2021 22:59

:tea: fascinating, Chris! :thumbs:

(Article rather than the coat story)

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Post by GAVIN H » Wed Mar 03 2021 23:37

Anyone thinking of tackling Irelands big waters for the first time, read and digest Chris,s article. I was lucky enough to read this stuff by Chris when i first came over too Ireland decades ago, it put me on the right path, still as good now as it was then! :thumbs:

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Post by GAVIN H » Wed Mar 03 2021 23:39

Monts wrote: โ†‘
Not a big water fisherman or indeed a big Pike angler, happy to catch what comes my way. I enjoyed that Chris nice one. :wink:
Monts, get yourself over to Ireland at least once in your lifetime mate, should be on every pike anglers bucket list! :thumbs:

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Post by Fordey » Thu Mar 04 2021 00:16

Great article Chris, and of course bang on the money. It's amazing how much of the loughs can be completley barren, and conversely tiny areas are absoulutely stuffed with what seems to be every fish within 10 miles. Good stuff.

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Post by andrew_nagel » Thu Mar 04 2021 00:56

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Post by Monts » Thu Mar 04 2021 09:19

GAVIN H wrote: โ†‘
Monts wrote: โ†‘
Not a big water fisherman or indeed a big Pike angler, happy to catch what comes my way. I enjoyed that Chris nice one. :wink:
Monts, get yourself over to Ireland at least once in your lifetime mate, should be on every pike anglers bucket list! :thumbs:

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Post by horseshoe3 » Thu Mar 04 2021 11:48

Thanks I enjoyed that, pike lay up and move for a reason, we just need to join the dots and fish smart.

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Post by chrisdonna » Thu Mar 11 2021 16:31

Thanks everyone for commenting and I was exceptionally pleased to hear comments from outside of the UK.
It just shows how a theory which was first envisaged in a small lake in Wales can be transformed to other Countries from Ireland to Denmark.
It just goes to show that no matter where you fish for pike they all undertake "learnt behaviour" based on experiences gained.
Regards,
Chris Donovan

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