FOUR TOP CATFISH WATERS NEAR YOU
IF you fancy trying for something different this year, why not pay a visit to one of the dozens of catfish waters in the UK?
Noted for their hard-fighting qualities, catfish grow fast and there’s a real chance of catching one in excess of 30lb from a variety of different waters.
Here are four day-ticket waters in your region for you to try…
BROOKSIDE FISHERY, WARRINGTON, CHESHIRE
Fish for carp and cats to 55lb on the 1.5-acre Linear Pool. Contact: 01925 730893 Postcode: WA4 4DT
ELVINGTON FISHERIES, YORK, N YORKS
This mature L-shaped lake holds cats to over 52lb and plenty from 20lb-40lb. Fish big baits such as halibut pellets. Contact: 01904 607 504 Postcode: YO41 4AZ
EMMOTLAND POOLS, DRIFFIELD, E YORKS
Ponds 1 and 2 both hold cats, the latter with fish to 70lb. Specimens to 47lb have been caught in daylight this season. Contact: 01262 488226 Postcode: YO25 8JS
LAKEMORE FISHERIES, CREWE, CHESHIRE
The lake record cat is 75lb 6oz. All four lakes hold them, but try Long and Horseshoe pools. Contact: 07771 848801 Postcode: CW1 5SQ
Emmotland Pools hold cats to 70lb.