WINNING PEGS TO HEAD FOR NOW
THE recent open matches have been superb with winning anglers taking nearly 200lb of carp, but back-up weights have all been showing over 60lb.
The Old Snake Lake is the place to be, with pegs 50 through to 64 arguably around 25m out have proven to be the best tactics of late. Contact: 01622 833332 Postcode: TN12 9BS the best of late.
Venue regular Ian Oliver took 191lb 6oz of mixed fish by fishing corn and pellet up to a cut on the far bank and down the edge late on. The New and feeder loaded with damp micro pellets and groundbait with a fake piece of corn or caster on the hair. Contact: 02084 210769 Postcode: TW19 5EP Campbell (match only Lake) Long and short pole work with meat claimed 234lb 3oz of carp for one angler here. The fish averaged 5lb each! Old Speci Lakes are also showing form. There have been carp to low doubles falling, with the odd 20 slipping through the net. Boilies and PVA bags of pellets are scoring, especially the feeder with pellets in nets well over 100lb. Contact: 01908 691777, Milton Keynes AA Postcode: MK15 0DS Lodge Lake 149lb 5oz was produced by Sam Collett off this peg in a recent Maver Match This qualifier. Other high weights also featured from the pegs in the 60’s. Cary Lake An impressive 119lb 10oz of carp and silverfish fell to an angler fishing off this peg recently. Pellets were the winning bait on the day here. A fine carp from the Old Speci Lakes. when cast to features.
Adults – £15, concessions – £11, child ticket (under 12) – £5, extra rods – £6
01424 893394 or visit www.wylands.co.uk bream and skimmers have been dominating the entire stretch. There are also reports of a 4lb-plus perch and 5lb-plus eel. Contact: Bristol Match Angling 01179 500201 Prices: Free fishing