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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Thu Nov 15, 2012 6:50 pm

went down to give the area a sweep

























water is high and running quite fast
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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Thu Nov 15, 2012 8:33 pm

Looking good sir, thanks for posting the pics up Smile
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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:30 am

Looking good Kieth,a lot bettter than last Sunday when it was highly coloured brown and not holding bottom on a 4 oz lead,only wished it
was in easier reach of me still perhaps we could all dip in and buy that boarded up bungalow opposite the approach bridge that would be utopia.
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PostSubject: HIGH WATER   Sun Nov 25, 2012 1:53 pm

THE jack und mee went to thee island to have a look around and clean out the breeding channel, the water is the highest this year, both sides of weir are around the some level, all but one fishing platform has gone, (under water),



























































as you can see, the water is just below the bridges on the island,
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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:40 pm

Wow - That's crazy deep!

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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:15 pm

you really are a mad as a box of frogs!! Laughing Laughing

but as ever, some good photos there & nice to see what the rivers condition is, thankyou.
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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:42 pm

someone has to be lol! pirat
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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:15 am

Good to see Kieth,saves any wasted trips. On the plus side the flying black plague ar'nt getting nothing to
eat but I pity the local still waters were they will migrate to.
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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:46 pm

took a trip down to penton hook, river has gone down a bit, fishing platforms are just visible under the water, you can now walk under Chertsey bridge



























you can see how far the river came up















a map of the island and locations of fishing platforms

this year I have court to barbal at location platform 5
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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:14 pm

Nice pics as usual Keith. At normal levels how far above the water are the submerged platforms?
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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:30 pm

around 12"/18", give or take an inch, from top of platform

realy not shore, will look into that 1 and come back
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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:33 pm

Thanks Keith, just trying to gauge how high the river still is.
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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:08 pm

Neil Depledge wrote:
Nice pics as usual Keith. At normal levels how far above the water are the submerged platforms?

JUST been down to penton Hoook with me ruler, got last years water levels, got todays readings, got me pye book and calculator, then had to get me logorifums slid rule out, had to blow the dust of it, then got planetary book out to let me know were all planets where last year, (gravity pull), sun spots, then and now, calculator blow up on me or just need new batts, so, the ansure is


from the bottom of the platform, the normal water level is 16 and 15/16 of an inch, (old schooll)

hope this helps

as you can see, the water level is just under the platforms,

not very good pics, it was getting a bit dark

some of the platforms need a bit of a clean



























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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:09 pm

i did see a harron standing in the breeding channel looking very pleased with him/her self
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PostSubject: PENTON HOOK XMASS DAY   Tue Dec 25, 2012 4:50 pm

as you can see , the river is a bit high, i had to cycle though 1' of water at 1 point to get to penton hook, that when i found out i had a hole in me shoe :o Sad


























all health and safety issues where totlerly egg-nored, i used common sence
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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Tue Dec 25, 2012 10:03 pm

Lovely photo's Keith, and you've got them nicely laid out, top job! Smile

Ahh... the river, I need to see the river...


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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Tue Dec 25, 2012 10:24 pm

Great pics Mr Crab Smile

Highest yet, that's a lot of water with more on the way Shocked

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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Thu Dec 27, 2012 12:06 pm

TRYED TO GET to PH, but hav'nt got a sub-ber-rin licence, so took pics of chertsey bridge, it is a lot higher then XMass day



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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Tue Jan 08, 2013 8:20 pm

just some normal pics of the PH and chertsey bridge






























me watching stargazing live bbc2 pirat












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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Tue Jan 08, 2013 8:26 pm

Lovely mate, still high though Cool

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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Wed Apr 17, 2013 12:18 pm

Got me new bike today, pics will apear later on, by the way, I'm OK, thanks for asking,


here are some pics of Penton Hook, my monthly clean up, meet some Lock volitears, the leader was called, Dee-mee-tree, gave him me details, so we can help out, he was EA,

look, flowere in the water Very Happy







now cleaned out


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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:43 pm

DONE ME ROUNDS, cleaned up, looked around, looking good,




















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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Sat Apr 27, 2013 8:56 am

Great work Kieth,you need to put this on your manifesto I am sure if people knew what your
passions were it would be a vote winner!
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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Tue Apr 30, 2013 3:39 pm

somethink for next year

cheers John
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PostSubject: Re: penton hook tidy up sunday 5th june 2011   Wed May 01, 2013 5:03 pm

more unpayed work, more pics, more blisters on me feet, saddle sore, all OK on Island, water level is quite low :o , went past the river bourne, at the meads, that was low as well, pluse on way back, meet 2 ladies a bit older then me, and not of this country, picking plants, so i new they where picking herps, so i ask them wot herps they were picking, it was wild brockly, so I now know were to get wild garlic and brockly, and eye even cheaked up on our little furry friend, the otter hut, to see if it was ok, somethink the Surrey wildlife trust have not done since they put it there,

the flower are coming on fine




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