04/08/14
Bulletin 12
 
Edmonton and Tottenham fished a match at Rye House at the start of July, a total of 9 anglers fished and they all weighed in, first place was won with 43lb which was mainly Bream, total weight from all 9 anglers was 88lb, Hertford A.C also fished a match at Rye House only 5 fished top weight was 3lb4oz with a total weight from all anglers of 11lb.
 
Bream are showing mainly at Stanstead Abbotts above the Lock and by the A414 bridge with many anglers catching good bags on mainly sweetcorn or dead red maggots, I had reports of one angler bagging over 130lb of Bream by the bridge and another above Stanstead Lock bagging 60lb of Bream.
 
Carp are being caught off the top above and below Hardmead Lock to around 18lb.
 
Small Barbel are being caught from the upper part of Dobbs Weir in the fast water on pellet or luncheon meat while some nice Tench are coming from the lower pool up to 7lb on sweetcorn or worm.
   
TOWPATH FISHERY BAILIFF.