The fish appear to be feeding hard again after the spawning season, and the other lakes in this area should also fish well, with roach, rudd, bream and some tench available to be caught.
On Monday, EA officers began the work of removing large native fish including tench, bream and roach from Rather Heath Tarn.
For an Anglicised version of this curry, use firm-fleshed fish with a good bony head such as black bream , grey mullet and gurnard, to help make the stock rich.
An angler for 25 years, he will make the trip after he and Fearn finished fourth in a qualifying round on the New Junction Canal with a haul of bream , chub and roach.
This holds some big roach, bream , tench, rudd and carp.
A little further afield, Maple Lake at the Oaks is good for 30 to 40 lb pleasure nets and big bags of bream , carp and tench have been taken at Oaktree Leisure at Huby.
Carp, tench, bream and ide soon responded for a huge winning net of 106 lb 12 oz.
I continued to catch roach with the odd nice rudd, tench and bream for the next hour and a half.
I tackled up for pike mainly with mackerel tails, perch and smelt, and had a box of worms and sweetcorn to liven up the action for smaller species such as bream and skimmer bream , roach or perch.
I was heartened to also see good concentrations of dentex bream , the northern Mediterranean's equivalent of the barracuda.