Kennet & Avon Canal – Thatcham

River Kennet - Thatcham

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Section A and B

From Widmead Lock running east  to Monkey Marsh lock. A long section with lots of reeds and features. Quite deep in places. Home to some very large Perch in excess of 3 pounds. Bream are common in this section and bumper bags can be had if the shoals are found in the right place. Very lightly fished.

Section C

From Monkey Marsh Lock running east to the boundary with Reeds Angling Association. This section is a flowing stretch, due to the off shoot of the river Kennet at the arrowhead. Home to a variety of species and great for the stick float angling due to its uniform flow and depth. In winter some large shoals of dace can be found with pleasure bags known to top 30lb.