WEEKLY CROSSWORD

Angling Times (UK) - - YOUR FISHING WEEK -

Across

1 Large weight se­cur­ing bait in fast cur­rent (6,4) 7 Small flat fishes – in pond, ab­so­lutely! (4) 9 As a well-stocked fish­ery is – makes *Rico flip! (8) 10 Derek Richie’s nick­name – for a Yorks. river? (3,3) 11 Nor­folk river, trib­u­tary of Lit­tle Ouse (4) 12 Brack­ish, saline (5) 13 A head­land – and mon­strous Scot­tish lake! (4) 14 Re­lease e.g. a palo­mar (6) 16 Shrops lo­ca­tion of Mon­u­ment Fish­ery (lash fin*) (7) 19 Small, prawn-like crus­taceans (7) 22 Per­mits – some shal­low swimming (6) 24 Like the sides of a square pear lead (4) 26 Strong gust of wind – drat! (5) 28 Hook ma­te­rial (4) 29 Some oc­to­pus hin­ders type of rod joint! (4-2) 30 Area of the So­lent (*is a depth) (8) 31 Small pel­let, but not bait (4) 32 Slow­ing down line on cast­ing, us­ing fin­ger (10)

Down

2 In brief, county lo­ca­tion of Sy­well reser­voir (9) 3 Cor­nish town at north end of The Lizard (7) 4 Flat, ba­sic forms of wa­ter trans­port (5) 5 Feather ma­te­rial for fly-ties (*he lacks) (7) 6 Shabby, tawdry (5) 7 Peter ___, founded his tackle com­pany 1967 (7) 8 See 27dn. 15 __ Pais­ley, twice-win­ner of Carp World Cup (3) 17 Char­ity car­ing for canals/ rivers (ab­brev) – in Dyfi waters (3) 18 N Ire­land’s top coarse fish­ing river (*brown lane) (5,4) 20 Check­ing de­vices on e.g. fly reel (7) 21 Welsh coastal city and county (7) 23 Small Cum­brian trout river – in flow there (7) 25 Lincs. mar­ket town on River Lud (5) 26 Scot­tish re­sort ... in Oban - f-fan­tas­tic! (5) 27/8 Above-the-knee waders (5,5)

(* in­di­cates an ana­gram)

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