RIVER DEE, FARNDON, CHESHIRE
Lochnaw is a famed roach water in Scotland. OACH aren’t often the fish of choice in summer, but right now 20lb bags of them can be claimed across numerous venues in the North!
Whether it’s trotting a stick float down a river or casting a maggot feeder into the depths of a giant reservoir, roach are always there to give bites throughout the day.
But where can you go to catch such a weight of pristine redfins? Here are five venues we think you’ll like… Bags to over 30lb of roach can be made on maggot, caster or breadpunch fished under a stick float, or try a maggot feeder. Use a catapult to keep a constant stream of maggots going through your swim. Contact: Tackle Locker, 01244 345069 Prices: Free fishing ANGLERS have been reporting some good carp catches from this inner-city venue.
Fish to over 30lb are commonly netted from this urban water, which is run by Salford Friendly Anglers Association.
A thoughtful approach is required on this venue, which can run very clear even in summer. It pays to walk the perimeter and spot fish first before feeding an area with boilies, pellets or particles.
Pike and perch also run rampant in here and many locals like to walk the banks with light lures, drop shotting or jig fishing.
If specimen fishing isn’t your cup of tea you can simply pitch up your seatbox and fish light lines and small hooks for rudd, roach and bream.
Not all the Quays can be now moving into the margins in the hot weather. You can even catch them on float gear and maggots in these areas.