I selected Peg 1 and Mark, Peg 2. Mark's aim for the day was to further his pole fishing and he was planning on sticking with the pole for most of the day... well, it didn't quite go to that plan, but more later.
Peg 1 was a lovely looking Peg with reeds in front reachable at 13 metres, a large margin swim on the right and open water straight ahead. Plenty of options here and the weather was going to play a part in the days fishing.
So, my tactics where to get the pole across to the reeds as tight as possible, also have a swim a metre from the reeds and a margin swim. It was also an opportunity, should the fish play ball to get the pellet waggler rod out for the first time.
Starting the session off I took an early F1 from my 12 metre reed swim and then started to…