Another tough week for anglers fishing the Level; very few fish appeared between St Germans to the Aqueduct.
In fact the only reported catches have came from the Pingles, where roach, skimmers and perch have shown on all methods. Waggler and pole have seen the better catches,
Ten Mile Bank: A few anglers had gathered on the banks despite the wind and rain. Catches have been received from the Piggeries, Wissey Mouth, Railway Bridge-Brown’s Farm and the Chapel. Roach, skimmers, tench and perch have all shown in catches throughout the week.
Wissey mouth has seen anglers on the tip presenting caster, as a hook bait has seen some good results. A catch of 68lb has been recorded between the railway bridge and Brown’s Farm, all taken on the tip. Slider has also shared the spoils on the banks during the last seven days.
Relief Channel: The odd pike and jacks are showing at Denver. Cut Off Channel is another venue showing a fair few jacks on lures.
Hopefully with the latest rainfalls this could be what the rivers have been waiting for, a flush-through to bring some colour back into the water which could be a blessing for the faithful river anglers.
Springside: Although fewer anglers are on the bank, carp and tench are still showing when targeted. Corn working well in the margins has seen good results, silvers are showing well on the waggler and pole when feeding pinkie, caster and maggot.
Shepherd’s Port, Bear Lake. Surprisingly carp still show plenty of activity despite the weather. Multiple catches are still being received, a mirror to 15lb has been the biggest reported carp this week.
Use bomb and pole tight around the island for best results. Margin swims bring in the odd bonus carp.
Queen’s: An assortment of bream to just over 6lb have shown during the last week, skimmers, roach and rudd also feed strongly on both the tip and waggler. Caster, worm, maggot and pinkie all produce quality catches.
Shepherd’s Lake: Carp to 12lb moving into the margins. Roach and skimmers feed well on short lines, tip close in and whip and pole at up to 5m has seen the better catches recorded. Maggot, corn, hemp, caster, all fed over small balls of ground bait, has produced the better catches.
Tottenhill: Bream and carp are still showing on the tip.
Open ended feeder has seen the better catches but the method feeder has produced occasionally. Corn, pellet and maggot have produced quality catches.