Thursday, May 9, some of you will remember as a day of extraordinarily high winds for the time of the year.
So near but yet so far. That was the disappointing lot of Norfolk anglers at the Barford Fish O’ Mania qualifier where two top local matchmen came within sight of making the last 16 battle for the mega match prize of £30,000.
With a month to go a walk along the river banks raises hopes for the opening of the river season.
Neaps and changeable winds made for tougher times on the region’s beaches this week, though there were a few nice fish caught.
The lakes seem finally to be in form, despite the less than summer-like conditions.