Week Commencing: Sat 21/04/2018
Another cracking week on Gigantica Road lake, there were over 70 carp landed Including 2 x 50’ and 13 x 40’s by the end of the week. The day time temperature was up to 26 degrees most days, creating a real summer holiday feel to the week and the evening temperature dropped to a chilly 10 degrees. The wind was blowing from the west for most of the week making it perfect condition for fishing, the lake temperature was 14 Degrees.
Andrew Mcgregordecided to go into Turtles Corneras there was a good few fish out of there the week before, he started of by casting his left hand rod along the left hand margin, as carp were showing there as he was setting up, it wasn’t long before he was into his first carp of the session, a 25lb common shortly after that he had a nice 31lb mirror. The next morning Andrew was in again and wow what a fish to start the morning a cracking 42lb common, and it was only cast out in front at 60 yards. This came on an IQ D rig with a size 4 korda Kurv hook with a Gigantica Fyber wafter which was soaked in the New Butter Corn Goo. He was putting out around fifty boilies with his throwing stick over the area. Andrew then decided to put his other rods out on Zigs as there was fish crashing straight out in front, the next day Andrew had a 29lb mirror and a 22lb mirror both from the left hand margin, and again on the IQ D rig with a Fyber wafter soaked in Butter Corn Goo. Over the week he landed 8 carp.
Lee Clarke was set up in The Beach, Over the week he landed 3 x 40’s to 46lb7oz a 33lb common and 3 doubles, he had his left hand rod down the left hand margin at 12 wraps, and the other rods were cast straight out over towards the Bund at 24 wraps. Lee baited up every day with 2 kilo of boilies over each rod, an IQ D rig with a CC Moores Live system boilie which was topped with a Mainline cell pop up done the business for Lee.
Jon Mills was set up in Tea Party 1. Over the week he had a total of thirteen carp, 1 double, 7 x 20’s, 2 x 30’s up to 37lb4oz, 3 x 40’s to 43lb. Two of his rods were cast straight out at 16 wraps towards Turtles corner, and his third rod was cast down the left hand margin at 6 wraps. Jon was baiting up every day with three kilos of Sticky Baits Krill and Manilla boilies over each rod, all of Jon fish came on the Ronnie Rig with White 16mm CC moores Pacific tuna pop up as his hook bait.
Richard stone was set up in Shingles, over the course of the week he landed six carp. 3 doubles, 2 x 20s, and a 32lb mirror. He found a spot at 72 yards in-line with Tea Party 1, his other rod was cast down the left hand margin at 7 wraps. Richard was baiting up every day with 1 kg of Sticky Baits Krill boilies,
he would bait up after every fish with his throwing stick, just to keep the spot topped up. Richard was using a stiff hinge Rig with a size four Korda Kurv hook and a sticky baits krill white pop up.
Lewis Ashley was set up in the Cage. He had his left hand rod down the left hand margin, the middle rod was cast straight out at 10 wraps and his right hand rod was down the right hand margin. He baited up every day with 2 kilos of Sticky Baits Krill and Manilla boilies over each rod. Lewis was using a Ronnie rig with a white Sticky baits Manilla pop up, then on Sunday morning he goes and lands a cracking 42lb6oz common.
Elliot Powerstarted of in Bacheliers but after no action he moved into Brambles, it wasn’t long before he was into his first fish and what a beauty it was a 44lb common, he also had a 33lb mirror, Elliot was using a Ronnie rig with a Nash citrus pop up which was soaked in Butter corn goo. Over the week he used 15kg of Manilla boilies.
Scott Warburtonwent into Birches. He was fishing his left hand rod at 14 wraps towards the island, his other 2 rods were cast straight out at 18 wraps, he went on to have a 35lb common, over the week he used 15kgof mainline Cell and Hybrid boilies.
Chris Boardmanwent into Dunkerque, he had all 3 rods at 10 wraps straight out, he was baiting up every day with 2 kilos of Sticky Baits Krill boilies, Over the week he landed seven carp to 32lb. Chris was using a stiff hinge rig with a key Cray hook bait.
That’s it till next week…. Just want to say a big thanks to all the lads on the road lake this week,,,