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Angling Times (UK) - - MIDLANDS -

BELVOIR LAKES FISH­ERY, NR GRAN­THAM, LEICS

Both lakes hold perch to 4lb, bream to 15lb and tench to 8lb. For all three species fish a cage feeder packed with chopped lob­worms and ground­bait. Use triple red mag­gots or half a lob­worm on the hook. Contact: 01476 870647 Post­code: NG32 1PE

BODDINGTONS RESER­VOIR, BYFIELD, NORTHANTS

A Method feeder at long range will catch 70lb of carp on corn, mini boilies and pel­lets. Pole and caster work for 30lb roach catches. Contact: 07740 534891 Post­code: NN11 6UD

BONEHILL MILL FISH­ERY, TAMWORTH, STAFFS

On Dale’s Pool, carp to 7lb can be caught shal­low on caster or banded 6mm pel­lets. Start at around 2ft deep and shal­low up if you start to see swirls. Feed ev­ery put-in. Contact: 07861 391916 Post­code: B78 3QS

CHEQUERED LAKE, WHITCHURCH, SHROP­SHIRE

Carp to 5lb and qual­ity sil­vers are be­ing taken. Set up a pole, switching to a wag­gler if fish push out into the mid­dle of the lake. Contact: 07855 418881 Post­code: SY13 4EH

HEADFEN FISH­ERY, LIT­TLE DOWNHAM, CAMBS

Perch to 3lb and tench to 8lb on Trev’s Lake can be taken on worm fished on the pole down the edge. Ex­pect a few smaller fish first but the lunkers will soon start to show. Caster tends to bring the carp in. Contact: 07971 574375 Post­code: CB6 2ER

CAS­TLE ASHBY FISH­ERIES, GRENDON, NORTHANTS

On Scot­land Pond, pegs in the bowl close to the café are best for bream. Fish a Method feeder with ground­bait on the frame and a mini boilie or worm hook­bait for fish to 4lb. Contact: 077995 27972 Post­code: NN7 1JB

FUR­NACE MILL FISH­ERY, KIDDERMINSTER, WORCS

Mucky Meadow Pool is worth a try now for roach to 3lb. Fish a wag­gler or long pole in open wa­ter with loosefed caster. They can also be caught close to the bank on mag­gots sprayed shal­low. Contact: 01299 266777 Post­code: DY14 8NR

LAWN FARM FISH­ERY, ELSWORTH, CAMBS

Cherry Tree Lake is stuffed with roach, and casters up in the wa­ter will ac­count for 30lb nets. Pole and pel­let on the deck at 14m will see 60lb carp hauls too. Feed plenty of mi­cros via a pole pot ev­ery put-in. Contact: 01954 718269 Post­code: CB23 4JX

LAVEN­DER HALL FISH­ERY, COVEN­TRY, WARKS

Dragon and Bens Pools are fish­ing well for F1s and carp to pel­lets, casters and mag­gots. On Dragon, fish be­tween the two is­lands if you can. On Bens, the near shelf is where ev­ery­one is catch­ing at the mo­ment. Contact: 01676 530299 Post­code: CV7 7BN

MEADOWLANDS, COVEN­TRY, WARKS

Try tar­get­ing the carp with pel­lets on a bomb or feeder at 30 yards. Skim­mers and roach can be caught on small pel­lets or chopped worm at 10m. Feed mi­cros to draw in and hold the skim­mers for 40lb nets. Contact: 01216 030127 Post­code: CV8 3EG

ST IVES LAKES, ST IVES, CAMBS

Ivo con­tains some huge pike and perch. In­ter­est­ing fea­tures in­clude gravel bars and deep mar­gins with loads of cover. Tar­get the mar­gins with a float­fished roach or a lob­worm for the best chance of catch­ing.

Contact: 07803 065993 Post­code: PE27 4YQ

WOOD­LAND VIEW, HADLEY, WORCS

On Ar­les Pool fish the bomb with corn on the hair tight to the is­land. Bites tend to be ex­plo­sive here so make sure you have a hand on the rod at all times. Nets to 20lb of roach and ide are com­ing out of Club Ko­rum pool to mag­got. Contact: 01905 620872 Post­code: WR9 0AU

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