Taverham mirror is venue’s best yet

On the big carp waters a venue record mirror of 33lb 1oz has been winched out of Taverham Mill Lake by Norwich rod Keith Ashman. Others from this Anglia Water venue and the neighbouring Costessey Pits were commons and mirrors to over 20lb for regulars Dave Middleton, Mark Gray and Ian Stockley.

On the big carp waters a venue record mirror of 33lb 1oz has been winched out of Taverham Mill Lake by Norwich rod Keith Ashman. Others from this Anglia Water venue and the neighbouring Costessey Pits were commons and mirrors to over 20lb for regulars Dave Middleton, Mark Gray and Ian Stockley.

At Swangey Lakes Attleborough's Glen Hales reeled in his PB common carp at 30lb 10oz among a seven-fish haul. Others to score there with 20lb-plus fish were Phil Smart (Dereham), Paul Phillips (Diss), Ricky Granville (Newmarket) and Richard Spanton (North Walsham).

At Taswood, the mirrors, commons and ghost carp caught over 20lb fell to Caister's Darren and Jason Stamp, Andrew Leeks of Tharston whose best was a 31lb 5oz common, Ernie Parish of Surlingham and Peter Damerall of Norwich.

Mike Redford of Lyng had the best mirror at 36lb from the Kingfisher Lake and the others with fish to over 30lb were John Dowe (Little Dunham), Jonathan Trett (Weston Longville), Richard Minns (Caister), Chris Bunn (Norwich) and Fakenham's Ben Egling and Julian Bond.


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