WEEKLY CROSS­WORD

Angling Times (UK) - - YOUR FISHING WEEK -

Across

1 Like a gripmesh feeder’s pointed in­sides (6) 5 Lead fixed above stick float for tackle con­trol (4,4) 9 Welsh moun­tain, source of Sev­ern (*limp ny­lon) (9) 10 Rod etc. sup­port (4) 11/20 Small metal spheres used in reels (4,8) 13 Type of shark (*barge pole) (9) 14 e.g. kelp, car­rageen (7) 16 Month of Bar­ford Lakes Four Day Fes­ti­val (6) 18 Arm joints (6) 20 See 11ac. 22 e.g. her­ring, swim­ming in groups (5,4) 25/29 He’s set a new carp record, 68lb 1oz (*fed­eral tench) (4,8) 26 See 3dn. 27 Nar­row necks of land (9) 29 See 25ac. 30 Try again to place line / bait (6)

Down

2 Tall, thin trees (7) 3/26 Pop­u­lar an­gling venue in Florida (*wet Skye) (3,4) 4___ Sarkar, an­gler / Fish­eries En­force­ment Man­ager (5) 5 Used with quiver-tip/ fine line/ swivel leger (4,3) 6 Lough Cor­rib is in this Ir­ish dis­trict (9) 7 Short twig, plant shoot (5) 8 Pearl-pro­duc­ing mol­luscs (7) 12 e.g. grip­pers and sinkers (5) 15 Hants. lo­ca­tion of Lake­side Fish­ery (*eight ales) (9) 17 Crush into small par­ti­cles (5) 19 Ian ___, aka ‘Chemo’, a top UK carper (7) 20 Pus-filled skin bubble (7) 21 Reeds and rushes gen­er­ally (7) 23 Group of eight mu­si­cians (5) 24 Bart and Lisa’s car­toon dad (5) 28 Pouch for fish eggs, say – in Nyasa carp (3)

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