News

Angling still permitted

Following the Government’s announcement at 12.30pm today, the Angling Trust is pleased that the government has not sought to place further restrictions on healthy outdoor activities

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CDC Shuttlecock Emerger

Another in the series of quick & effective flies. There are a myriad variations of the shuttlecock emerger with body materials of dubbing, stripped quill,

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I had a really nice couple of hours fishing yesterday, which included a rainbow & two browns. Although the browns were a bit lean they

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Mink Trap

Apparently evidence of a mink has been seen in the car park & canal areas. I have moved the mink trap to the split willow.

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Temps down & Fish in

Water temperatures on Monday were down to a more welcome 14 C. We restocked on Friday, although those of us that haven’t been catching, “there’s

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Water temps going down

The measurements this morning are very encouraging dissolved oxygen is excellent at 10.7 mg/l and water temperature is 14.3 C. We have had another tree

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DO & Temps improving

Measurements from the lake today at 8.30am show the water temperature starting to come down at 17.1 C, still high but better than it has

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Recent rain storms

The recent rain storms have had a dramatic effect on the lake. On the plus side the algae and weed have disappeared to the bottom

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Stocking

Our next two stocking dates are on Friday 4th September (for rainbows) & Wednesday 7th October (for rainbows & browns).

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Storm Damage

You may see some damage to a couple of the trees around the lake. They are safe and we will be leaving them as they

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Updated website

Welcome to the updated BTF website. There is no forum anymore, (basically I was the only one posting anyway), however I will be using this

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Avian Bird Flu

The Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust have now confirmed an outbreak of avian bird flu at the Amwell Nature Reserve. Obviously they have decided to

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