Planks Lane, Wombourne, Staffordshire, WV5 8EB.
The turning bay is a really prolific area for bream to over 3 lb. Fish a pole at 13.5 m with chopped worm, casters and red maggots on the hook, over
Sensas Lake groundbait.
ABThe low, overhanging bushes offer ideal habitat for chub, perch, roach and a few bream. Pole fish as far across as you can, looking for a reasonable depth, using chopped dendrobaenas, casters and dead red maggots.
CThe peg with the boat moored is noted for chub to 4 lb, roach to over 1 lb, perch to 3 lb 8 oz, crucians to 1 lb 8 oz and stacks of
CARP 15 lb-plus BREAM 3 lb-plus CHUB 4 lb PERCH 3 lb 8 oz
DThe first peg through the bridge is very good for small silver fish. In spring and early summer it is alive with stacks of gudgeon and roach. Expect big roach in the winter.
Try squatts and pinkies over groundbait on a 3 m whip for the gudgeon. Caster down the track is a good tactic for the big roach. Try a pole with squatts and pinkies over groundbait at 12 m for lots of smaller redfins.
gudgeon. Worms and casters are the most productive baits, fished over worm and casters and hemp. Down the track is worth a go, too. £2.50 a day. Wolverhampton AA yearbooks £15, concessions £10, under-16’s free, all available from local tackle shops. Visit: ww.wolverhamptonaa.co.uk for details of outlets.
Tel: 01922 413491.
■ A natural – Steve with his 10 lb net of Staffs-Worcester chub.