Calder and Hebble Canal Where? Dewsbury town centre, West Yorkshire, WF12 0AW (nearby). Day tickets £3.50. Thornhill AC membership £35. Tel: 07739 843312.
What’s being caught? Plenty of roach feeding, a weekend match won with 7 lb, and the top five having 5 lb-plus. A few skimmers and hybrids feeding, as well as perch.
Tactics? Long pole with hemp, casters and pinkies producing the best catches of roach. Try