With 5kg of bait out on the spot the rods were out ready for the morning bite time. The first day was Uneventful, so I left the spot as it was and re-done the rods with fresh hook baits ready for the last morning. It all kicked off and after landing the first I got the spod rod and walked out into the lake to get some more bait on the spot. whilst doing this the other rod was away! Trying to get back to the rod with water at the top of the waders was not easy, but it was well worth it and a gorgeous 26lb mirror with enormous fins was my prize! I soon had the rods back out on the spots and I managed another two bites that day, which resulted in a couple of small commons.
The next weekend was even better, and I managed to get back into the same swim as the previous weekend. I went through the motions and fished exactly the same, however this time we had a big South Westerly wind cutting across the area and to reach the spot I had to be stood out in the lake to the top of my waders. Casting the distance wasn’t easy, but after a bit of persistence everything was set ready for the morning bite time when I hoped they would turn up and turn up they did! That day I landed four carp, with some lovely character fish and a mega long 28lb mirror, but it didn’t end there! After talking to a few friends about the big girl, we all agreed that she was due out and one of my mates even mentioned that I was having it the following day.