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It is open season on the Towpath Fishery for 2014/15 and it has started with bright sunny days and already there are plenty of anglers on the bank of the fishery
On Monday 16th June Dobbs Weir was the place to be with some good fish coming out, including two Mirror Carp weighing in at 17lb and 19lb, both were caught on boilies in the lower pool of the weir. Bream were also making an appearance being caught on the tip with bread flake, the best fish was caught in the upper pool, a 6lb8oz Chub taken off the top with bread crust.
Later on in the week Bream were being caught by the A414 road bridge at Stanstead Abbotts, on the tip using red maggots, also above Stanstead Lock on the broad water.
On Thursday 19th June, a junior fishing match was held on the Dicker Mill section of the Towpath Fishery at Hertford, organised by the Herts County Action Group, 40 young anglers fished and 90% managed to catch. Top weight was a single Mirror Carp tipping the scales at 13lb 6oz, Second place was a bag full of Roach and Dace weighing in at 5lb 2oz.
Carp are making an appearance above Ware Lock with one angler managing to catch 7 Carp over 4 days, the biggest at 17lb.
Its now the start of a new coarse fishing season for those waters where we have to observe the close season. The club hope that you have some good fishing and let us know how you get on. Enjoy your fishing.