Middle Level steady from St Germans to Magdalen

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Steady sport has been had by anglers fishing the Middle Level.

Pingles has seen plenty of small roach, rudd and skimmers on the pole, whip and waggler. Pike to 8lb have also been recorded.

Top venue has been the St Germans-Magdalen High road stretch, it has also seen more anglers than any other stretch. Tench, skimmers, roach, perch and zander have all appeared in catches recorded. Lynn bailiff Ernie Smart is certainly enjoying his fishing when he can, reporting a catch of his own to 70lb, the catch consisting of a tench to 6lb 8oz, a perch to 2lb 2oz and a zander to 9lb the rest made up of skimmers to 1lb, and roach. All of the 70lb catch was caught on sweetcorn.

Peppers have shown well during the last week. A lot of small fish around but there are quality fish mixed in with the smaller fish.

Tip has worked well when fished short, pole has also been very rewarding.

There are plenty of fish on this whole stretch. Tip, pole slider and whip have all been rewarded with plenty of sport.

Top baits this week have been seed baits, corn, pinkie and caster.

Ten Mile Bank: Chapel-Wissey Mouth has seen a few anglers during the last week.

Tench to 4lb, perch, roach, skimmers are all showing on the tip. All anglers are catching when there are flows on the water. Railway Bridge-Wissey Mouth has been the busiest stretch on TMB, quality roach to 1lb 8oz have shown from tip anglers, skimmers also showing to nearly 2lb. Best baits this week have been caster, pinkie, maggot, and hemp.

A zander to 13lb has also been reported from the Wissey Mouth area.

Springside: Carp and tench continue to feed well, carp to 15lb and tench to 6lb have been recorded during the last week.

All methods have worked well, when targeting the bigger fish. Baits for the tench and carp have been pellet, corn, and meat.

Roach and rudd also show well on the pole whip and waggler when fishing up in the water presenting maggot, pinkie, caster and bread on the hook.

Bear Lake: Multiple catches are being reported from all around the lake, the method feeder has again been the top method when presenting either pellet, corn or meat as a hook bait. A slight slow-down did occur during the very warm weekend but hectic sport had still been reported.

Queen’s Lake: An assortment of bream are continuing to feed well. Bream ranging between 2lb-8lb are showing well when being offered standard bream-style tactics presenting pellet or double maggot on the hook.

Roach and rudd to 1lb are also showing on the waggler and whip. Caster, pinkie and maggot are all working well.

Ken Hill: Continuous good sport is being had by the anglers, quality roach and rudd to 12oz being reported. Tench to 2lb all showing on the whip, pole and waggler when presenting sweetcorn, maggot and bread as a hook bait.

Tottenhill: Plenty of carp and bream are showing. Average stamp carp to 10lb and bream to 5lb show well all around the lake, multiple catches being reported during early morning or late afternoon sessions. Method feeder still produces the better catches for carp, with the pole reaping the rewards for the bream.


There are some matches taking part on the Middle Level during the next few weeks.

Could all anglers be aware that these matches are being held and do not fish in the stretches.

Sunday: 40 pegs, Peppers to Magdalen.

Saturday, September 5: England Trial, 35 pegs, Peters to Magdalen.

Saturday, September 19: WICAC, 100 Pegs, St Marys-Magdalen.