River Avon - Sutton Benger
Latitude: 51.51514 | Longitude: -2.071347
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This stretch has many weirs barbel, chub and roach predominate in the faster water with large bream shoals in the deeper runs. Individual records include a monster pike of over 33lb and the almost unbelievable tench of 12lb 7oz caught by Rick Seal from Cardiff in the river at Christian Malford in November 1998.
Approach Sutton Benger on the B4069 from Chippenham; in the village turn left towards Seagry. Approximately three quarters of a mile along this road you will cross over the M4. Just over the bridge a gate is located on the right hand side with wide verge parking. The river can be seen from this point. The waters extend for one field above the M4 bridge and two fields below the bridge to just above the weir were a wooden stile and footbridge are located, approximately three quarters of a mile in total.