GRAYWAYS COACHES

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cpwigan
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Re: GRAYWAYS COACHES

Post by cpwigan » Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:08 pm

platt-warrior wrote:
cpwigan wrote:Is the old guy who IIRC owned Grayway (Jim? completely bald bald fella) still alive. He once took us on a fishing trip to Ulverston Canal. I think he had suffered a few heart attack or health scares even then and boy the trip was scary :)
sounds like "the hills have eyes" :)
Understandably anglers were always taken on the poorest, oldest coaches. IIRC, there was a long steep drag up that side of the Lakes. Let's just say a few prayers were said.

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Re: GRAYWAYS COACHES

Post by platt-warrior » Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:51 pm

Have you fished the canal at Ulverston lately CP ? I can also remember going there years ago,gret for tench and good roach IIRC.

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Re: GRAYWAYS COACHES

Post by white elephant » Tue Aug 16, 2011 10:32 pm

cpwigan wrote:Is the old guy who IIRC owned Grayway (Jim? completely bald bald fella) still alive. He once took us on a fishing trip to Ulverston Canal. I think he had suffered a few heart attack or health scares even then and boy the trip was scary :)
Jimmy was my grandad, passed away about 5 years ago.
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Re: GRAYWAYS COACHES

Post by cpwigan » Wed Aug 17, 2011 1:11 pm

white elephant wrote:
cpwigan wrote:Is the old guy who IIRC owned Grayway (Jim? completely bald bald fella) still alive. He once took us on a fishing trip to Ulverston Canal. I think he had suffered a few heart attack or health scares even then and boy the trip was scary :)
Jimmy was my grandad, passed away about 5 years ago.
Sorry to hear that. He was a character. Who you travel with can make or break any trip and he was fabulous.

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Re: GRAYWAYS COACHES

Post by cpwigan » Wed Aug 17, 2011 1:16 pm

platt-warrior wrote:Have you fished the canal at Ulverston lately CP ? I can also remember going there years ago,gret for tench and good roach IIRC.
I haven't. A club I used to fish with, our first match was always Ulverston Canal. We used to take a keg of beer from the Labour Club we were affiliated to and were pegged down at the sea end. It was always famed for Tench but I used to hedge my bets a use bloodworm for roach etc.

Once a year a big match pegged from the sea to the basin next to the pub ran and I used to fish that. I pleasured it a few times and like anywhere it fished better when not match fishing and when making an early start.

I used to fish Ratherheath Tarn up there too, lovely setting and great Tench fishing too. Bigland Tarn too was a nice setting but the fishing was nothing special.

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Re: GRAYWAYS COACHES

Post by josie andrews » Wed Aug 17, 2011 2:54 pm

White Elephant is the number ONE coach driver :)
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Re: GRAYWAYS COACHES

Post by ancientnloyal » Wed Aug 17, 2011 11:37 pm

Me and sister got thrown off Grayways at school as we 'lived too close to school' despite x3 Wigan coaches. 2 mile walk it was every night therefor
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