Tottenhill has not been brilliant with the better fish hidden under the lillies and difficult to tempt. The best catches came when it was windy and late in the day when fishing pole close to the vegetation using paste and pellet.
Springside has been busy with tench and perch over 2lb, plus a few carp.
Car Park Bank has proved best on Bear Lake with carp from 5-7lb the norm. At Queens, the far side has brought bream of all sizes on the feeder with worm the best bait for the better fish according to Bill Morris, who did well with a big net of slabs. A good blow helps there too. Carp to 9lb plus numerous roach have been seen on Shepherds Lake with a few
The Angling Trust’s Fight Against Poaching & Fish Theft scheme has seen discussions with the Environment Agency about rolling out the Voluntary Bailiff Service across the country.
Any members interested in applying should contact bailiffs@ anglingtrust.net Fish theft is a criminal offence so it is crucial that anglers report incidents and information concerning poaching to the Environment Agency, 0800 807060. EA bailiffs have been busy checking licences.
The coarse fish season opens at Nar Valley Fisheries tomorrow. For those wishing to start from midnight, the gates will be open by 9am today. A few permits are available from local tackle shops in King’s Lynn and Kev’s Tackle of Swaffham. For further information contact Chris, 01553 636507.
Klinkhammers, F-flys, suspender buzzers and damsel nymphs are taking plenty of fish at Blackdyke Trout Fishery.
Top rod this week was Malcolm Foreman with 28 fish and a nice brown over 7lb, entered into the trout masters competition.
A fly casting demonstration will be held at Hockwold country fair on Sunday.
Dates for your diary
KLAA Springside Open, June 2, contact Darrell Watkin 07801028085.
Senior Citizens match, Tottenhill, Thursday, June 6, contact John Leedle, 01553 811294.