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newbe
24-01-2007, 21:55
thought ide have a break from my usual lake and go fish oxlease for 24hrs this weekend. so i was hoping some of you could give us a few tips as ive never fished the lake before also is it barbed or barbless hooks to be used as there web site dosnt say. http://www.cemexangling.co.uk/forum/images/graemlins/smile.gif

nwjgoode
24-01-2007, 21:59
i think its either m8. take a gallom of maggots an somthing yeloow i.e pop ups and you wont go far wrong

thepoise_1
24-01-2007, 22:02
You can use barbed hooks
you wont go wrong with good quality frozen boilies.
Oxlease is the easier water on the complex with most fish in it..
I suggest you give the bailif a call as he will inform you on the latest goings on, and, the head bailif has a lot of time for respectful carpers.
All the best mate, Hope you catch a pb

newbe
24-01-2007, 22:06
is maize any good on oxlease as ive got loads of it sitting in me cupboard ?

nwjgoode
24-01-2007, 22:09
ye fairly as i said nething yellow. but maggots would be ur best bet and bernie loftuses mag aligner rig!

Kenty
25-01-2007, 08:10
newbe...

If its anything like it was during the Xmas/New Year break, youd be better of taking a crow bar to make yourself some room...

2 of us had a look December 27th.. 0 pegs available on Oxlease, and only 2 available on Brasenose 1 each at opposite ends of the lake,

oh... and 4 or 5 people waiting in the car park for people to move off, with kit on the barrow....

Wish i had of rang now!!!

30lbcarpplease
25-01-2007, 12:26
got to agree with Kenty on this, used to be really nice place for a social a few years back before the publicity went crzy. I havent gone back after mates of mine kept driving there only to turn around casue they couldn't get a swim.

newbe
25-01-2007, 18:17
i fished brasenose 1 in november and i was 1 of only 6 on the lake i didnt realise it got that bizzy up there

coldcatcher
25-01-2007, 22:18
Went up there last weekend chap, very busy- ended up on brasenose2! This was after phoning before hand and being told it wasn't busy! Second time this has happened to me so i ain't bothering again. http://www.cemexangling.co.uk/forum/images/graemlins/frown.gif

Wrighty
26-01-2007, 10:14
Must admit that I have fished Oxlease a number of times a few years back when there was only one or two thirties present. Never had trouble getting a swim then.
Thought I'd pay a visit recently to get a bend in the rod and struggled to get a swim.

firesharpe
26-01-2007, 11:26
I went to Brasenose 1 in November (fireworks weekend) and there were only 6-10 people on then. Maybe something to do with the fireworks. Oxlease was almost full as was St.john's. Even if you do phone it is still a lottery as to whether or not it will be busy.

thepoise_1
26-01-2007, 15:16
Weekdays are the best bet... Unfortunately many of us cant do them http://www.cemexangling.co.uk/forum/images/graemlins/frown.gif