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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 7th September, 2013)

Amberswood


Amberswood
Fishing from the big rock at Amberswood Lake.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Sony HDR)
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Comment by: Lizzie down under on 7th September 2013 at 03:24

It is a big rock alright....and still no body knows how long it has been there or how old it is......wonder what he is fishing for....perch, pike.....it is a lovely day for it .....nice pic Mick....cheers!!,

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 7th September 2013 at 05:15

Do you fish, Mick? Probably not got time with all your travels!
I only fished for cockies using a stick with a worm on a bent pin on the end of a piece of string.
For location of this lake and photo`s in this area, see :-
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1532249

Comment by: Scholes Malc on 7th September 2013 at 07:11

theres only one 'Big Rock' in Ince .....and its listed!

Comment by: Anne on 7th September 2013 at 08:37

He looks hooked on what he is doing. Nice piccy.

Comment by: A.W. on 7th September 2013 at 09:59

An interesting and unusual view!

Comment by: Mick on 7th September 2013 at 11:05

Ernest Ive never been a fisherman but I have caught many big fish like Shark, Rays, Red Snappers, Garoupa, Barracudas, Blowfish even Angel fish and Snakes when I was working overseas on offshore drilling rigs

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 7th September 2013 at 11:10

Ernest .....I used to fish at the local pond with a stick, some string and a bent pin....talk about going back in time.....didn't like worms, so I used bread.....worked just as well...cheers!!!

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 7th September 2013 at 11:46

Looks like he is between a rock and a hard place Anne.....hmmmmm....cheers!!

Comment by: kath on 7th September 2013 at 13:03

I don't know this place but it's a great candid shot of a peaceful moment

Comment by: Alan H on 7th September 2013 at 14:20

Was this Mellings Flash, reputedly the home of a giant pike?

Comment by: incer71 on 7th September 2013 at 18:22

lizzie down under,the rock was left there after the opencast mine workings in the 80's

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 7th September 2013 at 21:50

Honest Mick??

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 8th September 2013 at 01:53

Thank you Incer71.....cheers!!!

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