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The new years is here and over on the west coast of the UK it arrived in some style, with winds gusting up to 70 mph. Where does the time go? We had every intention of going on a few fell walking trips as well as doing a lot more sea fishing over the Christmas break but before we knew it, it was time to go back to work. It doesn’t look like we’re going to have any snow this winter either – we’ve not even had frost in lowland…

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By Saturday we’d had enough decorating and headed north up the M6 to walk up Clougha Pike, which is the large hill to the east of Lancaster on the other side of the motorway. We parked just north of Quernmore and headed east up Windy Clough. Once we’d got to the northern end, in a moment of madness we went over Black Fell and headed around the summit of Clougha to Grit Fell. The views of the moorlands we’re fantastic and the wildlife is showing all the signs that spring…

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Well since the last post we’ve been fishing at Cleveleys, Blackpool but as the weather was so bad and the fishing even worse the camera stayed in its case. I know this will seem odd but I don’t think I’ve ever been so wet while fishing – things are still drying out today – 2 days later. And just to make matters worse the amount of weed getting caught on the line was unbelievable. At one point there was so much it pulled my rod and tripod into the sea…

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