This is a very hard river to fish, but once cracked it can produce some surprises.
I tend to just go here for the pike fishing, but have been told it can produce some good bream and tench during the summer months.
Now when I go pike fishing here it tends to be around November and December. I have tried in October and right at the end of the season, but never done aswell. Not sure why, but would love to find out!
Best Methods and Bait
This is actually quite a shallow river, looks very misleading in the photos. Float or simple ledger rigs will work fine, although it can be weedy, so might be an idea to use a pop up rig in some places. I have caught on mini mackerel and my old favourite the sardine. It is best to wander this river, then stay in the same place.
There are a few zander here too. I have had the misfortune of losing a couple of nice specimens!
There is potential for bigger fish, you just need to find them.
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