Old Lake Latest Catches week ending 8/9/19
The cooler temperatures and overcast skies at the end of the summer are good bream fishing conditions, as was shown by the latest midweek contest, which was won with 99 lb 12 oz.
Greg Andrews was the angler falling just short of the ‘ton’, fishing peg 2 with a Method feeder at distance in this Round Three contest.
Runner-up was Norman Youldon with 90 lb at peg 18, which included a 20 lb 8 oz carp, weighed and returned immediately, landed on a pole.
Third was Tony Morris with 78 lb 4 oz from peg 34 on Method feeder, ahead of Mark Smith on 70 lb 6 oz from peg 37, on groundbait feeder.
Russ Evans also had an enjoyable bream session, landing 22 fish to 4 lb during a pleasure visit, from peg 10 on the Front Bank, using a cage feeder and double corn on a size 16 hook.
Carp angler Tony King, from Woking, fished on Friday night and landed five fish, the biggest a mirror of 15 lb 2 oz, along with a tench, all on 18 mm CC Moore Pacific Tuna boilies in snowman presentations.