After an arduous journey across several counties and then across the Severn Bridge taking more than five and a half hours we arrived at Aberaeron for a weekends fishing on the Lower Aeron and Llanerchaeron beat to celebrate a decade of Young Tales, for it is his birthday on Sunday.
His love for fishing and wanting to catch a salmon or sea trout inspired a trip to the wonderful stretch of the Welsh Coast where many rivers feed into Cardigan Bay. Here you can fish for sea-trout or salmon for £10 per day on the Lower Aeron managed by the Aberaeron Town Angling Club, where tickets are available from the Post Office or the local Tourist Information Centre. All we hope for is that Young Tales lines are tight by sunset or soon after tomorrow.
As we broke through the mist just before 21.22 the time indicated on the cars navigation system we caught a glimps of the setting sun lowering itself into what can only be described as a boiling sea of gold, literally you could see for miles and miles. Aberaeron is a picturesque seaside resort, it brightly painted building reminding me of the buildings captured in The Prisoner, a series I watched as a child.
Hopefully tomorrow I will be able to report of a river of boiling silver.