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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 14th December, 2009)

Feeding time

Feeding time
Man feeding ducks at Scotmans Flash.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Sony T700)
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Comment by: Fred Mason on 14th December 2009 at 09:54

I fished there many times as a kid. Seen some big fish caught from that outfall. One day a pike grabbed the catchers finger and tore it badly as he landed it. Lot of houses there that weren't there in the sixties, and a marina.!!

Comment by: dave marsh on 14th December 2009 at 17:56

We used to approach the Flash from the railway to avoid the 'permit mon'who always stood under the bridge,both now gone.Good memories of fishing with my dad.

Comment by: elmos on 15th December 2009 at 00:40

he looks like a lonely bugger.

Comment by: .Fred on 19th December 2009 at 22:36

Not lonely. Thinking about times gone .Just like every other normal person . Good photo.

Comment by: Ken R on 28th December 2009 at 17:37

I was in Wigan Sea Cadets and we had our boats and canoes on here it was great fun to be able to sail across Scotsmans

Comment by: paul foster on 23rd February 2010 at 21:55

not seen this place for ages, me and my best friend would compete to see how many small perch we could catch on one worm before there was nothing left. great memories of forty od years ago rony isn`t with us now (Ronald Bach, RIP)

Comment by: Joe crawford on 2nd October 2013 at 19:30

This is the culvert I fished here in the 1940' s when I lived in worsley mesnes also fished waddicors and pearsons and Westwood great days,

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