WEEKLY CROSS­WORD

Angling Times (UK) - - YOUR FISHING WEEK -

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Across

1 Larva of moth-like wa­ter­side in­sect (6) 5 Tem­po­rary con­tainer for preda­tory, long fish (4,4) 9 Matt __, twice Fish O’Mania win­ner (4) 10 Nash-owned Es­sex lake now open to pub­lic (*scope) (5) 11 Lakeland in­cludes a Welsh val­ley! (4) 12 Coastal area’s *ter­ri­ble dis­ease (7) 13/22ac. They’re used for shal­low fish­ing (*flab­bi­est rod) (6,6) 15 Prized sports fish of Florida Keys (*pa­tron) (6) 17 Bite indi­ca­tor with alarm, for big carp (*rep grins) (8) 19 Small, clawed an­chor up­sets *an­gler ‘P’ (7) 22 See 13ac. 23 See 7dn. 25 Nick­name for an an­chor feeder weight (*we’d a cod) (4,3) 27 Self-sat­is­fied (4) 29 Stone ___, a tiny, bar­bel-like fish (5) 30 Two-masted sail­ing ship - in AONB, right? (4) 31 Cum­brian city, where Eden and Caldew meet (8) 32 Sim­ple weight tied to a han­d­line (6)

Down

2 Dren­nan Cup-win­ner 2014/15 (*a last gang) (4,5) 3 Where a river splits into chan­nels be­fore en­ter­ing sea (5) 4 Draw­ing-up force used by feed­ing fish (*so cut in) (7) 5 Sur­face lures with con­cave or flat­tened heads (7) 6 Bri­tain’s largest man-made reser­voir, __ Wa­ter (7) 7/23 Shrop­shire carp fish­ery (*hate venue!) (3,6) 8 A cou­ple e.g. of caught lin­ears (5) 14 A Herts. gravel-pit fish­ery - in Oban? Jok­ing! (5) 16 Shrimp-like crus­tacean (5) 18 Lakeland ‘wa­ter’ good for trout/pike (*wheat site) (9) 20 Ba­sic tools for bait­ing rigs (7) 21 Vil­lage lo­ca­tion of Mescar Fish­eries (*de­lay it) (7) 22 Ar­eas of wa­ter on e.g. Bas­ingstoke canal (*as shelf) (7) 24 Baltic Sea fish – in Negev, I’m bait­ing! (5) 26 Wooden shack or lodge (5) 28 Sticky sub­stance - in big elvers (3)

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