With the moon full and at its closest to earth we expected either to fish its head of or struggle combined with a high pressure these are the results
Sunday 20th March 2011 Spring League start
Conditions: - Partly Cloudy, ambient temperature 7 deg, humidity 81%, wind SW 9 mph, barometer 1036.9 mb, Moon phase Full, water temp 5.9 deg, DO 8.6, PH 7.51, mv31
1st Chris Owers 26lb 5oz peg 1 plus GP
2nd Chris Gowling 24lb 12oz peg 2
3rd Johnny Maddison 23lb 7oz peg 14
1st section Neil Brown 14lb 4oz peg 4
2nd section Gaz Malman 20lb 3oz peg30
3rd section Geoff Lincoln 17lb 10oz peg 35
Wed 16th March 2011 open Lookout
Conditions: - Foggy and misty all day could not see half of lakes horrible day, ambient temp 4 deg, humidity 99%, wind N 2 then sung around mph rising to 6, barometer 1014.6 mb, moon phase waxing gibbous, water temp 5.4 deg, DO 7.1ppm, PH 7.58 mv 34
1st Andy Simpson 42lb 15oz peg 31 Browning Quaker
2nd Johnny Maddison 36lb 9oz peg 22 Browning Quaker
3rd Chris Gowling 31lb peg 15 Browning Quaker
4th Rob Rundle 30lb 5oz peg 24
5th Tony Watson 28lb 5oz peg 5 Browning Quaker
6th Alan Mc Guire 21lb 11oz peg
Water temperature is slowly rising after yet more frosts, and all species feeding, the close full moon however did not help catch rates and it was not helped with a high barometer reading at the weekend.
Some cracking carp out on mussel Ian Dixon catching 26 on peg 1 on hair rigged mussel.
Good bream also Ide, Orfe and skimmers, also tench.
Maggots, Pellets, mussel, chopped worm, and sweetcorn have all worked on hook, with angel pellets, groundbait, chopped worm and maggots as feed.