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Indian Summer

Not sure if this is an Indian Summer, but it's a great time to head to the river. The water level is low and probably clearer than it's been all year. Some very positive Catch Returns coming in, including sighting of a decent Barbel, so if you see it too (or catch it), please let us know, on your Return. or directly to

If Harpers is too crowded, don't be afraid to walk a bit. I had a particularly good day on Beat 5 recently, wading almost the length of it (without chest waders), and the Chub and Dace and the odd Grayling were very amenable to dry flies; great sport and very peaceful and pleasant.

Happy casting.



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