Barry fishes two whole lobworms
for eels but cuts them in half so they are shorter in a bid to cut down on missed runs.
Ever consistent Tony Bench (Shakespeare Superteam) landed 7lb of perch and eels again on lobworms
from peg 11 to finish third, just edging out his team-mate Leigh Gardner (Shakespeare Superteam) who had 190 gudgeon on bloodworm from peg 65 for 6-13-0.
He was followed at downriver peg 84 by Warwick match crack Ron Bennett, who at this time of year usually uses lobworm
The fish - which was caught at Drumkinnon Bay on Loch Lomond - tipped the scales at 4lb after 10-year-old Sean tempted it with a lobworm
on a size 14 hook.
Andy Powell went for quality rather than quantity, with a particular eye on the venue's perch, fishing lobworm
for 15lb of perch and good roach, with Les Thompson third on 14-10-0.
Alan Shearer of Newcastle won the match at swainby 8-4-0, two chub on lobworm
for 8lb 4oz, while the Darlington Brown Trout match saw Steve Brown also record a win with two chub, this time to bread for 8 lb 8 oz.
Or one of the most natural baits, the humble lobworm
Popular cat baits at Burton are fishmeal boilie, popped-up squid or bunches of lobworm
- and be prepared for the fight of your life
He baited up with a lobworm
and his winning catch was a bream of 5lb and a 4lb carp.
Time for a hook change to a size 8 and bait-up with the lobworm
Great Barr veteran angler Tony Rake float-fished at the Derby AC pool recently using a No 12 barbless hook with lobworm
bait and caught a record-breaking mirror carp weighing 48lb 6oz.
The hot weather has really brought the water's catfish on to the feed, with Paul Passmore landing a 31-pounder from Stuarts along with a specimen 4lb 8oz eel on lobworm