5 BIG-CHUB RIVERS TO TRY NOW

Angling Times (UK) - - THIS WEEK -

IF a sum­mer chub per­sonal best is on your agenda then it’s time to give these wa­ters some se­ri­ous con­sid­er­a­tion.

DORSET STOUR, THROOP, DORSET

Run by Ring­wood AA, the three day-ticket beats reg­u­larly pro­duce mul­ti­ple catches of 6lb-plus fish. 01425 475155, Post­code: BH8 0AE

RIVER DON, SPROTBROUGH, S YORKS

This sec­tion of the river is fairly shal­low and pacey – a very good stretch for chub for to over 5lb. Look for pegs with over­hang­ing trees or a crease in the cur­rent. 07946 382882, Post­code: DN5 8AN

RIVER KENNET, UP­PER BENYONS,BERKS

Both the Lower and Up­per Benyon stretches, run by Read­ing DAA, are renowned for their chub. Some mon­sters to over 8lb are present. 0118 9834 206, Post­code: RG7 4HY

RIVER RIB­BLE, WHAL­LEY, LANCS

The War­ring­ton AA-run stretch of the Rib­ble at Hurst Green at­tracts many an­glers for its bar­bel sport, but it also fea­tures plenty of chub to over 7lb. 01772 253476, Post­code: BB7 9QN

RIVER SOAR, KEGWORTH, LEICS

The stretch im­me­di­ately up­stream of Sta­tion Road con­tains a huge head of chub to over 6lb. There are plenty of near-bank fea­tures, but one of the real hotspots is a deep hole half­way along the bend. Long Ea­ton Vic­to­ria AS, 01159 728547, Post­code: DE74 2FR

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.