Baits making big variations in catches with bomb and pellets, then chopped worm and chopped worm feeder catching carp through the day, paste made out of angel 3mm pellets doing ok as well then caster and maggot for some quality silvers then try sweetcorn on the hook, followed by cubes of luncheon meat, prawns and mussel.  

Use angel pellets to feed, try mixing groundbait and putting in maggot or caster, or mix with heamp, to keep fish interested in your swim.

All species being caught with best Golden Ide at 3lb 1oz, blue Ide at 3lb 6oz, tench green at 5lb 11oz a female, rudd coming up to a fab 1lb 10oz, and bream a 9lb 11oz, best Carp 21lb 2oz a mirror caught by Mike Walsh from peg 18 Bowes

Wed 16th April 2014 open Bowes
Conditions:- two consecutive frosts in two days one with a –3  chilled water temp a bit, then fair, ambient temp 12 deg, wind SW13 mph, barometer 1023 mb, moon phase waning gibbous, water temp 8.9 deg, ph 8.21, DO 8.9, mv –80
1st Graham Skirrey 61lb 6oz peg 16
2nd Richard Wildman 31lb 8oz peg 2
3rd John Foster 22lb 8oz peg 184th Ricky Bennet 16lb peg 23  

Saturday 19th April 2014 open Bowes
Conditions:- overnight –3 frost, then partly cloudy, ambient temp 12 deg, wind ESE 4mph swinging round to E 11mph , barometer 1022 mb, moon phase waning gibbous, water temp 9.1 deg, DO 8.1, PH 7.88, MV60
1st Rob Emery 51lb 8oz peg 1
2nd Graham Skirrey 40lb 11 oz peg 24
3rd Barry Savage 15lb 6oz peg 34

Sunday 20th April 2014 easter open Lookout 
Conditions:- Partly Cloudy, ambient temp 11 deg, Wind NE 11mph rising to 15, barometer 1016.9 mb, moon phase waning gibbous, water temp 9.7, PH 7.99, DO 8.8, mv –60
1st Dave Pearson 76lb 1lb peg 23
2nd  Derek Fox 61lb 8oz peg 16aa
3rd John Foster 56lb 1oz peg 154th Chris Pine 37lb 10oz peg 5
5th Ian Lumb 36lb 4oz peg 25
6th John Dryden 35lb 2oz peg 24 

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