Bristol Avon

Bristol Avon:

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[Celtic,=river], name of several rivers in England. 1 Also called Bristol Avon or Lower Avon, rising in SW England at Tetbury, Gloucestershire, and flowing 75 mi (121 km) E, S, and then NW through Bath and Bristol to the Severn River at Avonmouth.
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Bournemouth University Professor Kate Welham said: "Some people think that the bluestones were taken southwards to Milford Haven and placed on rafts or slung between boats and then paddled up the Bristol Channel and along the Bristol Avon towards Salisbury Plain.
St Helens rod Kevin Hall once again enforced his credentials last weekend as the Champion Feed sponsored angler qualified for the River Fest for the third time in four years on the Bristol Avon, with a 33lb catch of bream and roach.
GRAHAM Jones of Yarm fished an excellent match on the Bristol Avon to come fifth out of a field of around 500 anglers who fished the Division One National.
Cardiff Nomads member Richard Candy, from Canton, again showed what a fine river angler he is when he finished in second place in the Bathampton Open on the Bristol Avon near Bath.
This time Phil was on the Bristol Avon where he fished double 10mm Elips pellets on a size 8 hook fished with a small PVA bag of pellets to tempt a fine fish for the river weighing 13lb 8oz.
Bricklayer Steve Bull is the talk of Chippenham, Wiltshire, after nabbing a 21lb 8oz carp in the local Bristol Avon. Any river carp over 20lb is worth a shout but Avon fans have never seen one this big in their neck of the woods, says the Environment Agency.
On the Bristol Avon, big bream were to the fore but Starlets' skipper Mark Downes had to watch as Geers Oundle and Preston Innovations Delcac led the way.
* TODAY the Yarm team is in action in the Division One National on the Bristol Avon.
Richard Candy, the Cardiff Nomads member, enjoyed another good day at the 120 entry Poppy Day Charity Open on the Bristol Avon.
Phil's record is likely to never be equalled, but he'd not finished yet, and has his eye on the River Taff and the Bristol Avon before the season ends on March 15th.

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