STILLWATERS BITTERWELL FISH­ERY, BRIS­TOL, GLOUCES­TER­SHIRE

Angling Times (UK) - - WHERE TO FISH SOUTH -

ALDER­WOOD PONDS, STEYNING, WEST SUS­SEX

Carp to dou­ble fig­ures are be­ing caught on hal­ibut pel­lets at the mo­ment. Make sure you keep the loose­feed go­ing into your swim to keep catch­ing. If you want to catch a big perch, fish with prawns to­wards a likely-look­ing fea­ture, such as a reedbed or bush. Con­tact: 01903 816377 Post­code: BN44 3AA

AR­RAN’S LAKE, CHELMS­FORD, ES­SEX

The lake has hit top form with the warmer weather, and 150lb-plus weights are be­ing taken in matches. Paste and pel­let will catch close in on the pole. Con­tact: 01277 352404 Post­code: CM1 3QZ The pel­let wag­gler is still catch­ing plenty of

carp to dou­ble fig­ures here. Cast around 20yds out and ping 4mm pel­lets over the top to get the fish in­ter­ested. Use a hook­link of around 2ft to start off with, then shal­low up if you start to see signs of swirling fish. Use an 8mm pel­let on the band to take carp to 20lb. Con­tact: 07901 074158 Post­code: BS36 2UF

FRAMFIELD FISH­ERY, UCKFIELD, EAST SUS­SEX

Pel­let fished on the short pole is catch­ing loads of fish on Brook­house Lake. Use a 6mm pel­let on the hook and feed 4mm pel­lets for fish to 8lb. Con­tact: 01825 890948 Post­code: TN22 5QJ

FURZE FARM FISH­ERY, UCKFIELD, E SUS­SEX

Ex­pander pel­lets fished out at be­tween 10m and 12m are catch­ing carp to 6lb. Use a 6mm pel­let on the hook and feed soft­ened 4mm pel­lets via a small pole pot to catch. Con­tact: 07766 326020 Post­code: GU6 8HY

HOW END FISH­ERIES, HOUGHTON CON­QUEST, BED­FORD

On Yasi’s Lake, fish to the is­land shelf with corn over mi­cro pel­lets to catch carp and barbel. Switch to mag­got or caster to pro­duce ex­cel­lent mixed nets of ide, roach and bream. Shal­low up for more pos­i­tive bites and in­di­ca­tions. Con­tact: 07711 637338 Post­code: MK45 3JT

MONK LAKES, MARDEN, KENT

On Lake 1, fish the long pole with meat to catch carp to 6lb. Use a 6mm cube of meat on the hook and feed 4mm cubes in a small pole pot for the best re­sults. Con­tact: 01622 833332 Post­code: TN12 9BS

NEW FARM CAT AND CARP FISH­ERIES, MAIDEN­HEAD, BERK­SHIRE

The pole and pel­let is a win­ning com­bi­na­tion on the Match Lake and of­ten amasses 100lb-plus nets of carp, barbel, tench and chub. Ex­pect to catch shal­low, but the is­land is a good place to tar­get first. Con­tact: 07585 955263 Post­code: SL6 3ST

RAYNE LODGE FISH­ERY, BRAIN­TREE, ES­SEX

A va­ri­ety of tac­tics are catch­ing carp, in­clud­ing the pole feeder, and pel­let wag­gler. If the sun is out the pel­let wag­gler is the num­ber one method. Use a banded 6mm pel­let and loose­feed 4mm freebies. Con­tact: 01376 838614 Post­code: CM7 2QT

REV­ELS FISH­ERY, DORCH­ESTER, DORSET

Eleven day-ticket coarse lakes, plus two trout lakes, make up the bound­ary that is Rev­els Fish­ery. All lakes fish well, how­ever the Top Lake is the high flyer with 100lb nets of carp, cru­cians and bream show­ing both shal­low and on the deck. Con­tact: 01300 345301 Post­code: DT2 7TW

RIB VAL­LEY LAKES, WARE, HERT­FORD­SHIRE

West­mill Lake is pro­duc­ing good catches of bream, tench and small carp to ei­ther pole­fished corn over mi­cro pel­let or the Method feeder cast tight across with hard pel­lets or mini boilies. The best pegs are 3 to 6 or 40 to 44. The is­land pegs are also pro­duc­ing lots of smaller carp. Stalk­ing meth­ods or sur­face baits are pro­duc­ing the bet­ter

carp to 28lb. Con­tact: 01920 462200 Post­code: SG12 0ES

WYLANDS IN­TER­NA­TIONAL AC, BAT­TLE, EAST SUS­SEX

Corn has been work­ing won­ders on the Old Snake Lake here. Fish it down both mar­gins over soaked mi­cro pel­lets to catch carp over 8lb. Some 100lb bags have been win­ning matches re­cently us­ing this tac­tic. Con­tact: 01424 893394 Post­code: TN33 0SU

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