I did a bit of research on the lake and asked a John Rhodes what the craic was. Targeting the carp was going to be the main approach with pellet, meat and corn all successful hook baits.
Only 50 miles south of London it took around 90 minutes to arrive and meet up with the lads. It was great to see some familiar faces and the bacon buttie and cup of tea was a welcome breakfast. There are three lakes at Sumners and plenty of campers onsite. Very clean and in the middle of a small village, lack of phone signal was the only problem, some may say that's a blessing in disguise!
A couple of stragglers turned up late, you know I'm talking about you Mr Rhodes and the draw was underway. I pulled out peg 1…