Search

Waveney Valley: Catches follow rain clouds at Bungay and Mendham Bridge

PUBLISHED: 12:11 25 January 2012

Reasonable catches came from all round after the rain soothed the few days of sharp frosts and the river put a few inches on at Bungay and Mendham Bridge and had a bit of colour.

Out of the strong wind some respectable catches were taken, but 12lb of roach would have been top of the shop upstream. Beccles boat anglers found some quality fish in the Town and a big shoal is still moving up and down the Suffolk Bank below the road bridge.

Smaller commercials had the edge over large acreage waters, with the most enthusiastic of participators catching plenty to keep them happy irrespective of ability. A single maggot, even on thickish lines, with a small hook – often a size 20 – has been the β€œin” method in conjunction with little weight down the line on the pole rig. Just four or five grubs at a time as loose fed offerings within 10 metres of the bank, in more protected and less turbulent surfaces, has been the magic touch even for mirror carp over the 10lb mark.

0 comments

Other Beccles and Bungay sport

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you their 2017 Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix review.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Black Dogs ended their home campaign on a winning note as they completed an Anglian Combination Division One double over Scole on Tuesday evening.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Sunday sees the first competitive track and field fixture when Waveney AC’s athletes will compete round one of the East Anglian League in Ipswich.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Beccles Royales Gymnastics Club was represented by 32 gymnasts at Ipswich Pipers Vale Gym Club, taking part in the KitEKat competition and the Suffolk General Gymnastics County competition.

Most Read

Friday, September 13, 2013

Team manager Cliff Humphreys believes having a coach again this season will help Wisbech steer clear of another relegation scrap.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 7°C

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Beccles and Bungay Journal e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter