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A view down the Chess|

A view down the Chess

From the bridge at Latimer. The Chess is at its widest around here. A good trout river, I fished the free section at Rickmansworth before it joined the River Colne and from a road bridge at Sarrat as a lad, but had far more success at the trout farm that used to be next to the Chess at Chorleywood. Two large pools were set aside for fishing, I used a spinner, you could take two fish for ten shillings, although no one ever checked. Fresh Brown trout taste really good.

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I love your image of the swan on the river John but i would much rather share your trout fried in butter over a fire along the shore....petersmile
i'd like to canoe slowly down that stream
  • Chris
  • England
  • 14 Mar 2013, 06:03
This is lovely John: winter sun at its best
  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 14 Mar 2013, 07:14
I know of lot of people who would die to fish there, John, especially for trout. Yes, some good eating!
  • Chad
  • Where latitude and attitude meet
  • 14 Mar 2013, 08:44
This swan is wondering where all its mates have gone.
A nicely placed Swan. Fresh trout......yum!
A very pretty shot today, John. Company's coming.
  • Frances
  • United States
  • 14 Mar 2013, 12:37
Lovely, peaceful landscape John! I like that tree leaning towards the water.
That is a really beautiful spot John.
Lovely composition and blue shades.

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