Tight lines for anglers

BOTH boat and bank anglers are continuing to enjoy good sport at Pitsford.

There are many fish in the four-six pound bracket coming out with several over 6lb.

The fish are still in the margins and in the top three feet of water.

The best areas from the bank are North Farm, Stone Barn, Bog Bay and Gravels.

Boat anglers should try any of the bays and points, fishing over the weedbeds.

Best Rainbow, 6lb plus; Best Brown, 6lb plus; Best boat areas, Narrows, Pines, cliffs, Causeway to North Farm Bay. Best bank areas, Cliffs, Stone Barn Point, Rigbys, Pines.

Best fish of the week at Ravensthorpe Reservoir was an 11lb 2oz Rainbow taken by Andy Axon.

Andy caught this superb Rainbow whilse fishing with Bob Church.

He used a white and green lure on a sinking line while drifting from Mongers to the Dam near the island.
In competition news, Mid Northants Fly Fishers held their Bob Church Trophy match on Sunday.

Despite the damp conditions it was an enjoyable day with 30 anglers catching a total of 81 fish for a rod average of 2.7.

Barry Jones took top spot with a six-fish bag for 16lb 12oz and his best fish weighing in at 5lb 1oz.

Simon Lehane was second with a total bag weight of 15lb 7oz.

Les Yarnell took third place weighing in at 13lb 1oz. Ashley Cooper caught the biggest fish of the match at 6lb 1oz.