Elm Tree Farm Fishery
Kilnhurst Road, Hooton Roberts, South Yorkshire, S65 4TE. Day tickets £6; £8 carp lake. Tel: 01709 855219 or
F1s, carp, tench, roach, perch, skimmers and chub feeding well on the Main Lake. First Winter League match produced a 100 lb winner from peg 17, followed by a 75 lb on peg 29. A 23 lb 5 oz carp was reported from the Carp Lake.
Pole or feeder with pellets best for the carp and F1s. Waggler with casters or maggots shallow worth a try for the chub, which have been showing to over 3 lb.
Opening times: Mon to Sat 9am-5.30pm. www.billyclarke.co.uk
Tel: 01142 551145.
Where? Ranskill, Retford, North Nottinghamshire, DN22 8LW. Day tickets £5. Tel: 01777 818524. What’s being caught? Carp feeding well, with match weights topping 100 lb. Also bream, roach and ide if targeted on the Match Lake.
Tactics? Pellet feeder producing as well as pole and pellet for the best bags of carp. Short pole, top kit and two sections, with corn and pellets on the bottom for mixed bags.
■ David Worsfold with a nice barbel from Bradford No.1 AA’s stretch of the River Swale at Thornton Bridge. Where? What’s being caught? Tactics?