Phil Newman fished The poo had the week of a lifetime with his lucky number being 3 he came out 3rd in the draw got his 3rd choice of swim landed 3 of the lakes larger residents The Blade at 42.08oz, Stubby at 47lb along with two 30s one mid 20 and topped this with a new PB and lake record with 3 scale at a new top weight of 59.08oz Phil fished a 9”size 4 kurv D rig tipped with yellow and white Manilla wafters baiting up with the spom during the day and throwing stick during the evening when the fish were showing over the baited spot’s his left rod was fished at 10 wraps towards shingles the middle rod at 17 wraps towards Turtles corner and his final rod was fished at 8½ wraps into the right hand margin.
Anna and George started the week in Dunkirque and managed to winkle out the Korda social common on the first night on his left hand rod fished at 8 wraps towards decoy using a blow back rig on a running lead with low fish activity in the area they decided to move around to The Beach after seeing fish showing on a 22 wrap spot in front of the bung wall they baited up by hand over the spot with 2-3 kg over each rod this method paid off with a lovely 23.05oz common this proved to be the only two fish for the couple this week after losing two more later in the week.
Jason Foster fishing Billy’s was amongst the 30s with three fish for the week all in the 30s the first being the biggest at 39lb mirror on the Monday night this was followed on Wednesday night with another very respectable 34.08oz mirror and his third fish came on the last night with a stunning 34lb mirror. Jason fished a soft N Trap D rig with a Manilla wafter and fished all three rods at 17 wraps towards Tea Party 2 baiting up with the throwing stick and 5kg of boilies through the day feeding little and often to keep the swim active.
Chris Bates fishing Birches managed two doubles for the week with the first coming on the Sunday night at 16.04oz and the second on the Friday night at 14lb both fish falling to a manila wafter on a D rig and running lead system fished at 14 wraps towards the island Chris used 20kg of bait during the course of the week using both the throwing stick and spom baiting up after lunch each day.
Another great week was had by all on the road lake this week with a weeks total of 50 fish and a new lake record at 59.08oz I’m sure it wont be long before we see our first 60 pounder and 11 fish now tipping the scales over the 50lb mark why not book your next trip to Gigantica Road Lake and try and land one of these stunning fish for yourselves I am sure its going to throw up some surprises in 2018 look forward to seeing you all.