Temple Lake Latest Catches week ending 3/6/18
Temple’s biggest resident has been on the feed, being banked by two anglers in just a few days.
Lake regular Joshua Knight had Nemo at 43 lb, along with The Parrot at 31 lb 2 oz and a 30 lb mirror carp (see photo).
Josh, who landed a 37 lb 10 oz mirror back in April, was fishing peg 9 with 18 mm Mainline Cell baits in open water over free offerings.
And Dan McGinnis also banked Nemo at 43 lb (see photos below), the famous fish having been landed three weeks before at a fishery record weight of 44 lb 11 oz to Chris Spencer.
Other anglers in action included Grant Abrehart with a new PB 33 lb common and another of 28 lb, from peg 7 on Cell.
Graham Bicknell landed three fish, the biggest a common of 27 lb.
And Andy Hall had commons of 22 lb 10 oz and 21 lb 6 oz (see photo below) from peg 11, while being there to witness the capture of Nemo by Josh Knight two pegs away, commenting: “Wow! What an amazing thing to be a part of and actually see him on the bank. It really blew my mind.”.
Jon Botting has sent in pictures of Friar Tuck at 31 lb 4 oz, reported two weeks ago, from peg 1 on an A2 Baits Creamy Toffee pop-up.
PLEASE NOTE: LEAD CORE IS BANNED ON BOTH TEMPLE AND THE OLD LAKE. PLEASE SEE KEN IN THE SHOP FOR FURTHER DETAILS.