Old Lake Latest Catches week ending 10/3/19
As soon as we leave the chilly nights behind, the bream fishing takes off, and this week the wet south-westerlies spurred the bream into feeding, producing an 84 lb winning net in the latest Steve Gardener midweeker.
Steve Ellis drew peg 72 and fished a Method feeder and wafters or pellets for his win, ahead of Brian Nesbitt on peg 36 with 55 lb, on the same tactics.
Third was Ian Chatfield, pegged next to Brian, with 54 lb 8 oz, ahead of John Swann with 47 lb from peg 74, Paul ‘Tommy’ Hiller with 37 lb 6 oz from peg 2, and John Radford with 37 lb from peg 20.
John Everiss, from Mitcham, had a pleasure session on the Old Lake and landed over 20 bream to 5 lb from peg 37, on Method feeder and 6 and 8 mm yellow and orange wafters.
Dan Spencer, from Surbiton, found the tench in feeding mood on the Front Bank, landing four to 5 lb, along with bream, on 15 mm Mainline Cell boilies in open water.
Predator anglers have until closing time on Thursday to catch themselves a big zed, as the season ends after March 14, until October.
Three anglers visiting from Essex shared a catch of nine zander to 7 lb this week, on small pieces of mackerel, which they found worked better than roach.