In the Swim – how to find all the autumn hotspots on your local lakes.
IT’S still possible to catch well on commercial carp fisheries despite the colder weather.
The same spots that you’ve been fishing throughout the summer will continue to produce – but you will definitely need to refine your approach at this time of year.
Less feed, lighter rigs and smaller hooks plus a bit of thought when it comes to deciding where to fish in the swim will help to stack the odds in your favour.
It’s also handy not to get too fixated on catching carp and nothing else.
True, they will still feed but those fish that you’ve been calling a nuisance throughout July and August – skimmers, roach and even small F1s – are now willing feeders and providers of bites while you’re waiting for the bigger fish. Here’s how to do it...