Tom Gray with his 30lb 4oz Fenn Lake site record Wels catfish

The Middle Level is still in cracking form. The upper reaches are possibly best with three-figure catches of bream and tench on the tip. 

Tench are showing well but perhaps anglers are targeting them more.

Try whip and tip at Pingle for roach, skimmers and tench, with better quality roach being tempted on caster and hemp.

If fishing the Middle Level on Sunday, check match reserved boards before fishing.

Ten Mile Bank is going well on the feeder. Early mornings are best but I am told few anglers have been on the bank.

The Cut Off Channel has seen few anglers but those in the know have been catching bream and tench on the pole.

There was overcast conditions for Sunday’s King’s Lynn Angling Association Open match on the Level, ideal for the water, resulting in all participants catching, predominately bream and skimmers, with tip the preferred method. Rob Hewison won with 21lb 7lb ahead of John Taylor 13lb 6oz and Ian Hoddy 11lb 10oz.

* Springside has been the star of the show on the lakes with tench to 7lb and cruising carp to 13lb taken on floating baits. Bear Lake has been yielding up to 20 carp in a session on feeder and float.

Queen’s Lake has been quieter with a few mixed nets. Shepherd’s Lake has seen bream nets to 40lb on waggler over groundbait. Tottenhill continues to excite with bream and carp feeding well.

A rod disappeared into the depths at Springside. I am assured the tackle was not left unattended but that the carp was lightning quick. A pole was stolen from the same peg but, I gather retrieved.

* Anglers at the Wissey Pools catching a shed load of bream had an added attraction of the Red Arrows performing at nearby Feltwell.

Good catches have continued with bream to 7lb 12oz

* There have been a lot of fish showing around the inlet pipe and aerators at Blackdyke. Leo Orlando had the most on Saturday, returning 14.

A nice 7-9lb brown was also caught and returned safely. Small drys and nymphs have been catching most fish.

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* Two records have been set at the in-form Nar Valley Fisheries. Tom “Shippy” Gray fished Fenn Lake on a guest ticket and landed a site record Wels catfish of 30lb 4oz. He added another cat of 22lb 6oz. His fish was not on top for long, though, as father and son duo Martin and Brandon Vickers had a session to remember on their first visit. Martin raised the bar on the catfish record with a Fenn Lake fish of 30lb 14oz, this was backed up with another cat of 26lb and a 30lb 8oz common carp.

Brandon had a common carp of 20lb.

Ian Allen fished John’s Pond for tench but ended up with two nice bream between 8lb and 9lb.

Lake Geneva is still on fine form. Sam Dunning banked the best reported carp of the week a 31lb 12oz mirror.

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