Bulletin 13
August started hot and sunny with plenty of anglers on the bank, Carp featured heavily this month on the Towpath Fishery, with the hot weather they were on the top and anglers were taking advantage with some nice commons, the biggest, 21lb coming from the Hardmead Lock area, also from below Dobbs Weir in the picnic area, 2 commons, a 12lb and one of 11lb were caught. Between Hertford and Ware carp to 29lb have been caught.
Dobbs Weir has been producing some big Bream this month with one angler catching 3 Bream in one session 6lb,7lb and a magnificent 12lb4oz specimen all on the tip with double red maggot. Barbel to 11lb are coming from the fast water mainly on halibut pellets, Bream also coming from below the weir on the picnic site to 8lb along with plenty of Perch up to 2lb.
Roach are being caught on elderberry above Carthagena Lock on the pole also at Rye House.
Bream are showing in big numbers by the A414 Bridge at Stanstead Abbotts with some anglers achieving big bags on the tip fishing red maggot or sweetcorn.
September can be an excellent month for fishing the River Lea Navigation give it a go.