FLOODED WATER BACK IN THE BLACK
Deluge just a memory as fifty landed at a new high
DAY-ticket fishery which closed for six months due to flooding has bounced back to produce one of its fifties at a top weight. almost all the fish in place as the water level rose 9ft and the flood covered 450 acres.
He admitted one twenty had died and 11 other fish had been returned alive to the lake, having been found the wrong side of the fence.
“It’s strange to see how things have recovered,” he added. “The scenic greenery around the lake is thriving, and so are its inhabitants.”
The capture of Black Scale came on the final day of a three-night session in peg 6 and blitzed Andrew’s pb by 25lb.
He said: “After an epic battle I caught the monster. The scales went round to 53lb 12oz and I was blown away.”
The fish, which last came out pre-flood at 50lb 6oz, was caught on a 2ft zig rig.