Settled weather conditions kept the lakes busy at Town Parks Fishery this week.
Both Specimen and Match lakes continued to produce great sport!
The Match Lake saw anglers banking Carp and Silvers although the fish went on and off the feed and changes of bait types was required to keep the fish interested.
Two lucky juniors fished from peg 19 and peg 3 with small 4 foot “starter rods” and both connected and banked Carp of 3lbs and 8lbs!
Rod Metcalfe found fish feeding later in the day from pegs along the dam wall banking Carp to double figures on most visits. Metcalfe found most of the larger fish feeding the margins as the light was fading!
Tim Slim had a good day from peg 16 taking a very large bag of Skimmers on the pole around the 8 metre mark!
With warm temperatures expected to continue the fishing should remain very good especially for Silvers.
On the Specimen Lake the fish fed well at most times of the day with Catfish and Carp coming to the bank during daylight and night time.
Martin Parkes banked a beautiful personal best Common of 24lbs 8oz which took his Source boilie from the margins of peg 12.
Meanwhile on peg 6 Dean Moray fished towards the island and connected with a good Mirror which hit the scales at 23lbs 7oz! The fish had taken a golf ball sized hot and spicy meatball intended to tempt the Catfish!
Cornwall rod Gary Newell tested his new homemade banana and coconut boilies from peg 15 which worked to great effect. Newel was overjoyed after banking a Common and Mirror Carp, the best 24lbs 5oz!
Fishing partner George Stead also had a fantastic session taking his first ever Carp, a Mirror of 20lbs 6oz! Luckily he had used some of Newell’s boilies!
|Cornwall rod George Stead banked his first ever Carp from peg 14 on the Specimen Lake at Town Parks Fishery taking this beautiful Mirror Carp of 20lbs 6oz! Stead fished a Banana and coconut homemade boilie!|
Catfish continued to come to the bank although not in the numbers seen recently due the rise in water temperature due to the warm weather. Cats to 36lbs 4oz were reported taking luncheon meat from most pegs!
The current warm weather is very good news for all the anglers targeting Catfish in the coming weeks as the water temperature should remain above the single figure mark which signals the start of hibernation!