FOUR FREE VENUES TO FISH NEAR YOU
Hanley Park is a free-to-fish lake in Staffordshire. There’s a chance of a summer tench on this eightacre mere. They go to 10lb and are often caught on the maggot feeder. Try threading a fake maggot on to your hook to avoid being pestered by nuisance silverfish. Contact: 07973 254626 Postcode: SY13 4JP WITH picture postcard scenes in summer, Lakeside Fisheries is no hole in the ground commercial.
The stunning Northants venue has two lakes containing a mix of stock and both currently in great form.
The Big Lake is all about carp. Triple-figure nets can be had in summer, with fish averaging around 4lb catchable on virtually any method. With the warmer weather now here the pellet waggler is a hard to beat tactic. All you need is a stumpy float and a bag of 4mm or 6mm pellets to loosefeed over the top.
Keep the feed going in and expect plenty of bites. This pool also has an island which