An eye witness was appalled after the zander on the trent and mersey canal near trentham in staffordshire were firstly put into an aerated tank but then just chucked into bags. This time between the end of the river season and the start of our steady warmer spring temperatures is always a tough period on the bank and the quality of a days fishing can hang on the arrival of a sudden overnight.
The shardlow area has produced a fair few specimen carp in recent years.
Trent and mersey canal carp. Northwich aa and warrington aa bailiffs have equal jurisdiction on this venue. Basingstoke canal ash vale hants. 25 a year canal only ticket pride of derby aa.
Carp up to 20lbs are frequently caught in the area below swarkstone locks. A variety of pegs available many with features on the far bank and perfect for pole fishing. It is full of interesting features which reflect its history.
Set in the staffordshire countryside by the junction of the a51 and a513 at wolseley bridge at colwich between stafford and rugeley the canal runs alongside the river trent and is at the gateway to cannock chase an area of outstanding natural. No carp or tench may be held in keepnets. There is no close season on the trent mersey canal.
No fishing is allowed between bridge 201 on the a533 runcorn road barnton and the barnton tunnel entrance. I went along to observe because i had concerns about the effect this action would have on the pike perch frogs toads. Trent mersey canal middlewhich area.
Top 262575 re. This is peaceful and scenic stretch of the trent mersey canal that i have visited many times in the past always having a really enjoyable time. These include harecastle tunnel the lengthy lock flight known as heartbreak hill and the traditional canal town of shardlow.
Trent mersey canal derby derbys. The fishery extends from middlewich town centre footbridge 168 north through broken cross lostock gralam wincham marbury anderton barnton and dutton to preston brook tunnel bridge 214. The trent mersey canal engineered by james brindley was the country s first long distance canal.
Fisher mania 01332 752500. Local angler s mail reader mike waters said. Trent and mersey canal new carp quest and beechwood baits sponsorship a warm welcome to this weeks blog update.
I heard the deaths started on the trent and mersey and quickly moved to the bridgy ive not been down there to see whats been happening dont think id want to. For the purpose of our agreement with british waterways this partnership is called the trent mersey canal association. All are well stocked with a mix of carp up to double figures crucian carp roach rudd tench perch and bream.