On the session in which I blanked my mate and I saw a reasonable looking common banked as we were arriving.
Also a fella that i was speaking with down there said it is still good for tench, which is a bit off the topic but cant be a bad thing.
The only other promising indicator was that almost every swim was filled.
The only blurb that i have been able to find online says that both carp and tench are present plus a few wildies.
As for the possibility of thefts. The forestry people come down and check licences personally, so i think that they take a keen interest in its preser