Commonwood Fishery Where? Wrexham, LL13 9TF. Day tickets from £7.50 for one rod. Tel: fishery manager Marc Francis on 0782 8219482. What’s being caught? Carp to 32 lb 12 oz and good numbers of mid-doubles on the carp lakes. Match lakes have fished well on pole and pellets. Tactics? Gary Owen, of Chester, had one of the fishery’s ‘A team’, ‘Big June’, at 32 lb 12 oz, on Retro Baits Squid N Octopus boilies, from peg 2 on Snowdon Lake. Match lakes fishing well on pole shallow in the edge and fishery pellets. Canal Pool contest won by Jack Turner with 28 lb 8 oz.
Pen y Llan Fisheries Where? Penyllan Farm, Wrexham, LL13 0PF. Day tickets £7-£10. Tel: Nigel and Sharon Lloyd on 07842 900797.
What’s being caught? Carp to 31 lb, ghosties, tench and lots of rudd and roach to 1 lb.
Tactics? Lots of low-doubles carp, and the tench are still feeding. Corn, maggots and meat on waggler or feeder.