Since the 13th of May I've been out most afternoons/evenings fishing a fair sized, deep, gravel pit. The stock level, of all types of fish, is pretty low. However, there are some good carp, bream and tench for the part of the world it's in. So far I've had seventeen tench and only a couple of blanks. As yet, I've not picked up a single fish of another species, which is a little surprising when I'm fishing maggots! The smallest tench has been 3.5lb and the biggest 6lb 6oz, which is my first over 6, a new PB and the best I've had from the venue. Now I'm aiming for a 7lber, but It might be a long wait. If I can pick up one of the double figure bream along the way, I'll be happy enough, but I doubt that my preferred float fishing methods will cut the mustard.