Old Lake Latest Catches week ending 28/4/19
The boost in water temperature caused by the very warm Easter weekend has sharpened appetites among the Old Lake’s residents.
Richard Urquhart and Paul Downey had a successful week on pegs 2 and 3, landing 59 carp to low-20s, on 15 mm Steamies TNT (Tigernut & Toffee) baits.
Kevin Hunter and Graham Roberts shared a catch of 26 carp, the biggest for Kevin being a 24 lb mirror, while Graham had a 21 lb common.
Their fish fell to Sticky Baits Manilla and The Krill offerings for Kevin, and Mainline Cell and Liver for Graham, casting towards the island from pegs 32 and 33 and in open water.
Karl Napoli, from Redhill, had eight carp to 19 lb 2 oz on an overnighter at peg 32, on 16 mm double Cell boilies.
Lake regular Janusz Kansik had a 48-hour session with his father and they landed seven carp to 17 lb and two tench, along with bream.
Neil and Jo Budd, from Cheam, came back for some more action and landed three carp, including a 25 lb 15 oz mirror and an 11 lb 10 oz ghostie.
They were using 20 mm Mainline Essential I.B. boilies topped with the same in 15 mm pop-ups, over chopped freebies, casting to the island from pegs 35 and 37.
And Chris Watt, from North Holmwood, landed a 26 lb common on an overnighter in the middle of the Front Bank, casting into open water with a single 15 mm wafter over five spods of bait.
There was also a 50 lb pleasure weight of bream from peg 3 over the week.