Sunday, 28 April 2013

What A Cracker

What a cracking fish from Drinkwater Park Lake - well done Ian Goodwin - a strong contender for our fish of the year competition 2013.

Ians had some great fish from Drinkies over the last 12 months - Pike to 16lb, Bream and Tench to 6lb and now this lovely carp at 21lb10oz.
Not a bad list of fish for a lake which supposedly has no fish in it !

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Floating Islands For The Old River

On a wild and windy day - 16 of our members generously gave us their time, to help construct 12 more cormorant cages and 4 floating islands.

We now have a total of 17 cormorant cages in the Old River, each one will be topped with a floating island.

The cages look like this
 If you take a walk around the Old River - you can see the location of each of these cages as there is a small bright marker float.
Over the next few weeks - each cage will be marked by a floating island - we made 4 yesterday - three have been left in the pub beer garden so that the plants can get established without the attention of water birds - we have put one in place so that people can have an idea of what we are trying to achieve.

1 down 16 to go !
Many many thanks to those members who gave their time - very much appreciated.