Where? Bude, Cornwall. Day tickets £5. Bude Canal AA membership £40 plus a £20 joining fee. Tel: 07799 560152. What’s being caught? Quality fishing for roach, skimmers and bream in double-figure hauls. Some decent bonus carp, too. Tactics? Responds well to match-style tactics of pole or waggler with maggots, casters, corn or worms.
Kennet and Avon Canal Where? Seend and Semington, near Devizes, Wiltshire, SN12 6NQ. Day tickets from £3.50. Devizes AA membership £28. Tel: 01380 725189.
What’s being caught? Skimmers, hybrids, perch and roach in double-figure nets. Tactics? Pole with worms and maggots over crumb down the track and across.