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River Avon - Melksham

Wiltshire

Latitude: 51.37283 | Longitude: -2.147528

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Melksham

0117 960 3378

amalgamatedfish@yahoo.co.uk

http://www.amalgamatedfisheriesltd.co.uk

Description

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.

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Directions:
Approximately 150m on the left hand bank upstream from the A350 Melksham By-pass bridge behind the electricity sub-station. The entrance is off the by-pass roundabout through the gate near the traffic island which has good hard standing for cars.

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ir0027

Can be a little patchy at times best going when carrying a little water chop worm on pole throu bait dropper works well for big percj

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Barbel

Bream

Chub

Pike

Roach

Tench

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