On a family fishing trip to the Whelford Pools at Fairford Gloucestershire the Righton family came up with some big fish.
Rose-Anne Righton landed a leathery mirror carp weighing 16lb 8oz caught with a single tiger nut fished over a bed of mixed particles.
Brother Anthony went one better and landed a 17lb 2oz mirror carp using a Fusion boilie fished over a particle mix. These catches gave dad Kevin a challenge and he came up trumps with a 27lb 8oz mirror carp to show the kids whose boss. Kevin fished with a Tutti Fruti pop-up on a Withy Pool Rig over 5kg of Parti-Blend.
Whelford Pools is a family run day ticket water, situated in the South Cotswolds on the A417 between Lechlade and Fairford. Set in a beautiful location it is home to a wealth of large,Mirror, Commom and Leather Carp, Tench,Perch,Roach, Pike and Bream. It is noted as one of the top day ticket fisheries in Gloucestershire.
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