A low turnout for this one mainly because of the weather forecast I would think as up to the day before there was heavy rain forecast to start at 9-10 am and for the rest of the day, when I arrived at 8 am I checked the forecast and it had changed to rain from around 2 pm, how wrong did THAT turn out to be!
As the match started, so did the snow!
We knew the fishing would be very tough going by Arran's Lake standards but it was even harder than I expected. Considering just how dense the carp population is in this lake, it was amazing that most of the 9 hardy souls fishing only caught a couple of carp.
I fished popped up bread on the bomb a little short of half way across the lake and also tried a short feeder line now and then with micro pellets on a small hybrid feeder but this did not get any bites.
I had 8 bites on the bomb and popped up bread for 8 carp which went 23lb 4oz and this was just enough to win the match, cementing my place as club champion for the season.
The club report and full results can be seen HERE.