Week Commencing: Sat 08/09/2018
What a week here at Gigantica with a new Lake Record Common being landed. “The Immaculate” went 80lb8oz and it has to be one of the top 3 commons in Europe at the moment. The weather for the week was sunny turning to overcast towards the end of the week, with a steady westerly for most of the week, the day time temperature was up to 28 degrees and the night time temperature down to a chilly 12 degrees.
Kevin Wallacey was fishing in The Alamo, he spent a good hour or so having a good plumb around with his marker rod and found a nice area at 28 wraps in-line with the tall tree to the left of Bob’s Beach, the other area he was fishing was at 15 wraps towards the club house. Kev baited each area with 8kg of boilies at the start of the week and adding an extra 5kg every day over each spot, and after every fish he would put out another 12 spods. The first few days he was picking up just stockies, then on Tuesday he goes and lands “wipe Out” at 37lb. On Friday evening he Lands the biggest fish he had ever seen! “Two Time” which went 67lb and a new PB for Kev. Saturday morning, he lands a couple more 20’s, Kev was using an IQ-D Rig with a Baitworks Royal Marine bottom bait.
Russell Paget went into Bob’s Beach, he was fishing all three rods in-line with The Alamo at 21 wrap, he baited the area Saturday afternoon with 8kg of The Krill and The Link boilies. It wasn’t until Monday that Russ had his first take this turned out to be a 26lb mirror. He baited the area again with another 8kg of boilies, the next morning he Lands the Biggest common he has ever seen. This turned out to be “The Immaculate” which went 80lb8oz a new Lake record and a new PB for Russell, what an amazing fish the mouth on it you could get a tennis ball in there, and it pick up a little 18mm Banoffee wafter on an IQ-D Rig. Russell finished the week with “The Unattended” at 45lb.
Paul Adams was in Big Southerly, he found a nice area at 23 wraps to the left of Alcatraz, and his third rod was at 13.5 wraps just to the left of the orange marker pole. He baited each area on Saturday with 5kg mix of boilies and Maze, On Monday morning he goes and lands his first fish of the session a 28lb mirror, the next morning he was in again this time it was a 34lb mirror Known as “The Dustbin” a stockie which went into the lake back in November 2016 at 10lb8oz WOW that’s an Amazing 23lb8oz in under two years. Russell baited the area again with another 8kg mix of boilies and maze, he then had a cracking 46lb mirror known as “Scratches”, this fell to an IQ-D Rig with a wafter as his hook bait, Paul finished the week with a 38lb mirror.
John Brinklow went into Alcatraz, he was fishing to the hump at 24 wraps which is in-line with Scotties Corner he baited the area with 5kg mix of boilies and maze, his other rod was cast to the left of The Stink at 28 wraps and he baited that area with Another 5kg mix of boilies and maze. John was using an IQ-D rig with a Sticky Baits Krill wafter as his hook bait. On Sunday morning he goes and lands a 29lb8oz common, the next morning he lands a 20lb Mirror. John ended the week with a Cracking 32lb8oz Mirror known as “The Little Platted”.
Nigel Linge went into Pole Position, he had a good plumb around with his marker rod and found a nice area at 15 wraps towards Big Southerly the other area he found was at 25 wraps towards the Stink. He baited each area with 5kg of Sticky Baits Krill boilies and fished over the top with a Knotless Knot rig with a 24mm Krill bottom bait. Saturday evening Nigel was into his first fish of the session a 26lb mirror, he re-baited the area with another 5kg of boilies. It wasn’t until Friday that he had two more 20’s.
Phil Lock went into Co’s Point, he was fishing at 28 wraps towards the two round trees, he baited the area Saturday with 5kg mix of Mainline Baits Link and Cell boilies, he was using an IQ-D Rig with a Banoffee wafter as his Hook bait. There were fish all over his spots but could not get a bite, so he Baited Scotties Corner towards the end of the week and on Thursday he goes and lands a 22lb mirror from Scotties Corner, straight after that he has a 30lb8oz mirror, which was an unnamed fish so he decided to call it Emmie’s.
Nasir Sheikh went into Baxter’s Hole, he was fishing two rods at 23 wraps and his other rod was cast at 6 wraps just to the right of the swim and baiting each area with 5kg of Sticky Baits krill boilies. He was using an IQ-D Rig with a 24mm Krill bottom bait. On Monday morning he had a take on his left hand rod, this turned out to be a 37lb common know as “josh” this was a new PB for Nas, the next morning he was in again but unfortunately he lost that one.
Gavin Lennon went into The Tree Line, he was fishing all three rods at 23 wraps in-line with The Stink and baited the area with 10kg of Krill boilies, after a few days of no action he fancied a move so he went round to The Stinkas this swim came free on Wednesday. He had a good plumb around with his marker rod and he found a nice hard area at 20 wraps
in-line with the corner of the Tree Line and baited the area with 5kg of Krill boilies, that evening he goes and lands a 24lb6oz mirror, this fell to an IQ-D Rig with a banoffee wafter as his hook bait.
Buzz decided to have a go this week as there were only 8 anglers on this week, he went into the Stock Pond and found a nice area at 25 wraps in-line with the Reeds on the far margin and only fished two rods on that spot, he baited the area with 10kg mix of maze and Pellet, Sunday evening he land a small 20lb stockie, he baited the area every day with 5kg mix of maze and pellets, It wasn’t until Friday night that he had his next take this turned out to be one of the bigger residents in Gigantica “Shoulders” which went 56lb, this fell to a Ronnie rig with a Slow Sinking IB Dumbbell as his hook bait.
Well that’s it for another week here at Gigantica.