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Pool House Farm reopens following winter shut down

Staffordshire’s Pool House Farm fishery at Middleton near Tamworth reopens for fishing on March 1 following its traditional winter shut down.

Good sized carp, tench and rod bending perch

Developed on the site of a 300-year-old former clay pit, this delightful one acre pool can cater for some 22 anglers on well-spaced pegs and offers fishing for common and mirror carp to a good 26lbs with plenty of mid-sized doubles regularly taken. There are also some good tench to a rod-bending 7lbs and, perhaps most impressive of all, an estimated 100 or more hard-fighting but difficult to catch perch which now top the 4lb mark.

Because it is only a small venue it closes every winter from November to March to give the fish a rest from anglers and to allow maintenance and improvement work to be carried out while the pool is quiet.

Written by Peter Cliff
With career in PR and journalism, Peter has written for many angling publications and enjoyed fishing since he was 13.

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