Angling Times (UK) - - SOUTH -

AT SWANSEA’S White Springs Fishery, the aptly-named Spec­i­men Lake has seen a string of 20lb-plus fish hit­ting the bank, and An­thony Needs’ re­cent ses­sion saw three fish over the 30lb mark landed in 24 hours.

From peg 10, An­thony fished boilies for fish of 31lb 3oz, 33lb 10oz and 33lb 12oz, break­ing his per­sonal best twice. Pegs 6A and 6 have also shown plenty of form, with boilies and pop-ups on chod rigs tak­ing carp to 29lb 8oz.

From the Big Pit’s New Cabin, plenty of runs from fish from 15lb to 22lb have fallen to

White Springs’ own Squid and Oc­to­pus boilies.

On the Canal and Match Lakes, nets of carp and mixed fish be­tween 50lb and 80lb have been fea­tur­ing – with pel­let and caster fished shal­low work­ing the best for the bet­ter weights. PRICES: Plea­sure, Old Canal and Match Lakes day tick­ets £8, con­ces­sions £7, Big Pit £10 a day, Spec­i­men Lake £15, 24 hours £25 CON­TACT: 01792 885699 or visit www.white­springs­fish­ LO­CA­TION: White Springs Fishery, Garn­swllt Road, Pon­tard­du­lais, Swansea, West Glam­or­gan, South Wales, SA4 8QG

RULES: All nets must be dipped, bar­b­less hooks only, no keep­nets on the Spec­i­men Lake, un­hook­ing mats re­quired FA­CIL­I­TIES: Dis­abled ac­cess, toi­lets, tackle shop, ac­com­mo­da­tion

An­thony Needs with a 33lb White Springs mir­ror.

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