Weed now is growing fast. It can be frightening when you get to a lake and see nothing but the stuff, but don’t panic. Remember that weed is vital for the welfare of the fish. It harbours insects, gives cover and shade and where there is weed, you will find fish.
Look carefully for holes in the weed and attack these. Put bait in and then possibly fish over the bait with a float perhaps.
You will often find weed-free areas closer in to the bank, especially under overhanging trees where the light can’t reach. Fish will love these areas, especially if there is clean gravel or sand. […]