FOUR TOP CAT­FISH WA­TERS NEAR YOU

Angling Times (UK) - - NORTH -

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.

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