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New Road continues to sparkle!

Anglers fishing at BHAA’s New Road Lake have enjoyed some tremendous catches confirming that the venue has finally come of age as a big fish water. Mark Bailey took his friend Martin Girdwood to fish with him hoping to catch some of the lake’s big bream as well as any carp. However, it was carp that were to dominate action throughout their stay with Mark landing 11 fish up to 26lb 3oz despite losing another four. Martin was well pleased too landing 4 fish to 20lb 9oz and losing another two. Phil Robertson and his son-in-law have enjoyed a dream start on the water and it was Phil’s turn when he caught a 24lb 8oz mirror carp during an overnight stay. The lake record has been broken too with the capture of a 31lb mirror carp but details of the captor are sketchy.