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 Name: Roach (Rutilus rutilus)

 Record rod-caught in UK: 4 lb 3 oz (1.899 Kg)

 Size you can catch at Trow Pool: up to 2 lb

 Favourite food:
bottom feeding in winter but in summer will rise to  seize insects on the water surface

 Baits: bread, sweet corn and maggots

Typical Roach caught at Trow Pool

Typical Roach landed at Trow Pool.

Roach is a sociable shoal fish and you can easily spot their shoals as they patrol a regular beat; inspecting the water plants and weeds.

Roach feed mainly on the bottom in shallow water and out of the bright light. Use small hooks (greater than 14) and line should be greater than 3 lb.

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Bev Street with record UK catfish of 66lb
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