Where? The Water’s Edge Fishery, Great Linford Lakes, Great Linford, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK14 5AH. Day tickets £10 (for both pools). Tel: Lee Bunton 01908 690969 or 07753 457434. What’s being caught? Chub of 5-6 lb, bream to 10 lb, chublets, roach, rudd and dace, perch to 3 lb and barbel to 15 lb. Pike to 20 lb being caught now, too, and carp to 30 lb.
Tactics? Groundbait feeder with chopped boilies and worms for the chub and bream. Legered luncheon meat, boilies, lobworms, pellet feeder and hair-rigged 18 mm halibut pellets for the barbel. Shop-bought deadbaits and spinning for the pike. Fly fishing has been catching the pike and carp, too. Drop shotting is catching the perch. Stick float and maggots for the smaller silver fish.