SP5664 : Waiting for a nibble

taken 3 years ago, near to Welton, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

Waiting for a nibble
Waiting for a nibble
One of several fishermen who were encamped on their pitches at Drayton Reservoir, waiting for a nibble. In the 15 minutes I was there, none was successful. Yet the record daily catch exceeds 700 lbs, predominantly carp.

The reservoir was built in 1804 for the Grand Junction Canal Company. Its surface area is 27 acres and it has a capacity of 81 million gallons.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 March, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 23 March, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Primary Subject of Photo
Reservoir 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5687 6485 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:16.7318N 1:10.0710W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5690 6487
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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