Tench Fishing in Hertfordshire

It’s fair to say that I’m at a bit of a loss when the rivers close mid-March. Through the winter, I will have been on the river consistently chasing Perch and Chub, and suddenly all that is taken away. Having said that, I’m all for the closed season. It’s good to give them a rest, and besides, I can’t imagine life without June 16th! So, without a river, it’s the Tench that saves the day! Late March is a great time to be out on the bank. The early signs of spring are starting to appear, and everything is starting to come to life. Early spring is a classic time of year to fish for Tench and this article is about my Tench Fishing in Hertfordshire in March / April 2019.

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A hot 24 hours on Farlows Lake 2

We all know that carp fishing is best in spring and autumn. The summer months can actually be quite tricky as the fish start to move around in the upper layers sometimes appearing to do little more than sunbathe on top of the weed. It’s mid July and summer has arrived and for me that means one thing – floater time. I decide to target the Farlows Lake 2 carp.

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Farlows lake 2 – a winter day session

The winter of 2015 was a mild one. However by February 2016 the inevitable had happened and it had turn very cold, with a fierce wind blowing. Bites were hard to come by so I wanted somewhere that gave me half a chance! Farlows winter carp fishing can be fantastic, get out there and give it a go.

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