"I bought the Golden Orfe
when they were tiny and raised them for around 12 years.
, three current part-time harbor masters and a prior part-time harbor master were given no-fee mooring permits.
's resignation, the port has been overseen by Geno Marconi, operations manager at the port.
"I carried on selling insurance, but started to farm koi carp, golden rudd, golden orfe
and golden tench."
Thornaby's Anth Smith netted mirror carp and ide on meat, as well as a few few skimmer bream, tench and a golden orfe
for an impressive 20lb 4oz from peg two.
Some excellent catches have been made on The Angel complex this week - bream, orfe
, ide, rudd, roach, tench and even carp have given anglers some good sport.
Although primarily a Carp fishery, Rosemary Wood provides the angler with a challenge of capturing a vast number of other species including bream, roach, ide, tench, chub, perch, orfe
While most sat it out for a big perch or orfe
, Keith went after roach and accumulated 4-8-0 of them on bread tactics on peg 19, 5oz clear of local angler Roger Atkins.
Armed just with his whip, a landing net and a pint of maggots he landed some lovely carp, orfe
and barbel, finishing with around 25lb in a borrowed keepnet.
The garden is also home to a pond, filled with around 40 koi carp and orfe
and the couple make every effort to ensure hungry herons stay away.
Koi feed at a minimum depth of 3ft, so avoid shallow pools, while Orfe
are active surface-feeders, which can grow to 18in (45cm) or larger and are unsuitable for small ponds.
His winning catches include a 10lb 2oz River Kennet barbel, and a fine 5lb 6oz golden orfe
from a Berkshire fishery in 1998.