The east of the Dam Wall also produced the goods for Peter Harbottle from Yarm who landed his eight on the good old bubble float
When you're bubble float
fishing, it's simple enough to rig.
He set up under the road bridge and took seven fish for 10lb 4oz on bubble float
Fishing from a boat in deeper submerged vegetation where the terrestrial grass is now a couple of feet below the surface, the combination of bubble float
and worms is a trusted technique which almost never fails.
One notable catch fell to Dave Greenland, who fished a bubble float
and floating dog biscuits from peg 8 on Eric's Lake for eight carp to 15lb and two cracking grass carp going 17lb 8oz and a personal-best 18lb.
Clint Williams teamed floating bait with a bubble float
to bag eight tidy carp when he fished Riverside Lake while Bernard Elliott bagged up with bream, carp and tench.
Other times I use a bubble float
with worms or maggots as bait on a No 8 hook.
Dad Andrew led the family to the south shore bay with worm and bubble float
Finlay, from Helensburgh, lured the two from Wellsfield Fishery, Denny, with a worm fished on a bubble float
. The bigger of the two weighed 3lb.
All bait methods worked well and with the cooler morning temperatures, garlic/cheese PowerBait and worm ledgered had anglers getting straight into the action, while rising afternoon temperatures saw bubble float
and worm also prove successful.
The Bait Lake has been fishing well again this past week, with most fishermen going home with full bags of rainbows in the 2lb to 3lb 8oz range, most taken three to five feet down with a bubble float
and worm or maggots.
Geoff Smith of Swainby caught well with a PowerBait cocktail tipped with Yellow Micetails on the morning of his session before switching to a more natural worm on a bubble float
for the afternoon.