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Catches slow down on Middle Level

Catches of roach and skimmers have started to slow down on the St Germans to High Road stretch on the Middle Level, but odd jacks are now being frequently reported, writes Darren Reed.

At Neeps, jacks to 7lb have been shown to anglers targeting the roach and skimmers.

Predator anglers have found a few small pike on lures and dead baits.

Pingles has seen roach and skimmers and pike to 8lb are also starting to show when fishing for silvers.

Pike to 14lb 8oz have been reported from predator anglers using dead baits on the Relief Channel.

Brown’s Farm to Modney Bridge has been the most productive area on Ten Mile Bank. Roach and skimmers have shown on the tip, pole and waggler.

Steve Wallace. (4531024)
Steve Wallace. (4531024)

Sweetcorn has again been the more rewarding bait when targeting the roach to 12oz.

The shorter line between 7-11 metres has been productive, with sweetcorn, caster and worm the best baits.

On Springside, a number of big carp have put in an appearance. Carp weighing 15, 16 and 19lb have put in an appearance on method and carp feeder tactics.

Boilies, pellet and meat have enticed carp and silvers.

Bear Lake has seen carp to 11lb on the method feeder when offered pellet on the hook. Roach, rudd and small carp to 10oz have appeared on the waggler and short pole line when presented with maggot on the hook.

Queen’s Lake has seen very few anglers, although bream to 5lb have shown on the tip. Skimmers to 2lb have also shown to the baits on offer.

Carp to 14lb have been snapped up by carp anglers on Shepherd’s Lake. Bream to 4lb 7oz have also fallen to the coarse anglers when targeted.

Skimmers, roach and rudd have appeared on the pole, whip and waggler when offered maggot or caster.

Tottenhill has seen carp to 14lb on the method feeder. Between five and six appeared in morning or afternoon sessions.

Roach, and perch have also shown when targeted with maggot on the short pole, whip or waggler three rod lengths out.

The James Campbell memorial match is at Queen’s Lake on Sunday, October 21, between 9am and 3pm. Anyone interested ring Sean on 07494460230.

Nar Valley Fisheries

Bailiff Steve Wallace had a superb weekend on Lake Geneva.

Wallace bagged three 30lb specimens. The largest fish was a lovely linear mirror of 39lb 12oz, before reeling in two more mirrors of 36lb 8oz and 34lb 4oz.

To finish the session, Wallace also had a 27lb 4oz mirror and a 26lb common, along with two bream in the 8lb region.

A few permits are still available. Contact Chris on 01553 636507 for details.

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