Nutrition is an important factor and there was a preference for blood worm
and tubifex over mosquito larva.
Fontburn: Blood Worm
, Dawson''s Olive, Nomad, Cat''s Whisker.
25lb bag while blood worm
nymphs brought Shaun Wilson three rainbows and a 19lb bag weight.
Patterns: Dawson's Olive, Black Buzzer, Blood Worm
and Orange Fritz.
Crucians, carp and tench are still feeding on Lookout Lake with the best baits being cockles, mussels, worm, maggot and pellets, while on Bowes Lake common carp can now be found closer to the banks seeking natural blood worm
and freshwater shrimp.
FRIGHTENED local match fishermen have convinced fishery boss Tim Edwards to ban blood worm
and joker fishing baits at Southport's Bannister Farm lakes.
Foam Beetle, Black and Peacock, CDC Shipmans and Shuttlecocks should do well on top with Black or Olive Buzzer, Pheasant Tail, Damsel, Blood Worm
and Hares Ear the best nymphs.
Nobody can recall such a terrific net of roach from the `Shroppie' and many wonder whether it is because the blood worm
and joker -- notorious small fish baits -- seem to have been abandoned in favour of pole and caster.
Top patterns include CDC, F Fly, Shuttlecock, Sedge, Damsel and buzzers or blood worm
fished under an indicator.
Beamish: Black Buzzer, Blood Worm
, Yellow Dancer, Cats Whisker.