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Angling Times (UK) - - SOUTH -

A12 CUTON LAKES, CHELMS­FORD, ES­SEX

Fish to­wards the is­land on the match lake. If bites are slow cast 1m away from the is­land with 6mm banded pel­lets for carp to 5lb. Con­tact: 01245 461651 Post­code: CM2 6NX

ALDER­WOOD PONDS, STEYNING, W SUS­SEX

Perch to 4lb are com­ing out of the Is­land Pond to prawns, lob­worms and cast­ers. Try cast­ing tight to the is­land with a mag­got feeder and hair-rigged prawn seg­ments on the hook. Con­tact: 01903 816377 Post­code: BN44 3AA

BROAD­LANDS LAKES, SOUTHAMP­TON, HANTS

Head to pegs 60-65 on the Main Lake for a chance of a 25lb pike on mack­erel or trout dead­baits. Try a stinky ground­bait laced with tuna to draw in pike and sil­ver­fish. Con­tact: 07967 076049 Post­code: SO40 2RX

DIG­GER LAKES, CULLOMPTON, DEVON

On Perseys Pool and Snails Lake carp to 30lb are tak­ing pop-ups and wafters. Scale down your tackle and bait and use small PVA bags of pel­lets with highly vis­i­ble hook­baits. Con­tact: 07733 223417 Post­code: EX15 2PE

DOGGETS FISH­ERY, ROCHFORD, ES­SEX

Tench to 7lb can still be caught from the north bank on sin­gle grains of corn, pole fished over a small amount of hemp ground­bait. Con­tact: 07958 204002 Post­code: SS4 1ED

LAKE JOHN, WALTHAM ABBEY, ES­SEX

The 2.5-acre Top Lake has 42 pegs where you can sack up on skim­mers, rudd, roach to 2lb 8oz, perch to 3lb 8oz, carp to 30lb and tench. Cast­ers and chopped worm are pro­duc­ing the big­ger stamp of fish es­pe­cially when fished down the edge. Con­tact: 07958 938152 or 07958 938153 Post­code: EN9 2BJ

MONK LAKES, MARDEN, KENT

Match Lake 2 is also known as the Bar­bel Pool, where a 50lb net is pos­si­ble on worm and mag­got. Fish in open wa­ter 11m out, feed­ing mi­cros and mag­gots. Con­tact: 01622 833332 Post­code: TN12 9BS

MANOR FISH­ERIES, ASH­FORD, KENT

Spec­i­men Lake 2 holds carp to over 35lb and cat­fish over 50lb. Try the pegs nearer the top end or around the sides of the is­lands and fish large hal­ibut pel­lets or cubes of meat. Con­tact: 01622 890990 Post­code: TN27 9HJ

MILL BARN FISH­ERY, GREAT WAKERING, ES­SEX

The Reser­voir Pond has pro­duced spec­i­men perch to over 5lb on worms and mag­gots. Try the Back Arm sec­tion where fish shoal up. Con­tact: 01702 216170 Post­code: SS3 0BX

PETERSTONE LAKES, NEW­PORT, GWENT

Head to Pen­cil Lake for a mixed bag. Roach, skim­mers, rudd, perch, bar­bel and ide in nets to 30lb are be­ing banked. Try the pole and pel­let ap­proach. Con­tact: 07974 053322 Post­code: NP10 8SQ

THE SEDGES FISH­ERY, BRIDG­WA­TER, SOM­ER­SET

Cru­cians to over 3lb in Brick and Tile lakes are still tak­ing mag­gots. Fish the long pole down the track, dot­ting the float right down. Con­tact: 01278 445221 Post­code: TA7 OAA

WITHING­TON FARM FISH­ERY, SAL­IS­BURY, WILTS

The lakes are pro­duc­ing crack­ing mixed bags of tench, skim­mers and small carp. Most of the best catches are fall­ing to pole with soft pel­lets on the hook. Con­tact: 01722 711616 Post­code: SP5 3QT

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