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By DAVE HOUGHTON MATCH fishing on the River Weaver got underway on Saturday at Northwich and Dave Edgley (Wigan MG) was the winner with 32-7-0. The oak tree stretch of the river at Hartford is full of bream, although they don't always oblige, but this was a dream start for Dave.
The Carp bream (Abramis brama) is a species of fresh-water fish belonging to the family Cyprinidae, to which about 1,500 species belong. Range The carp bream's home range is in Europe north of the Alps and Pyrenees, as well as in the Balkans. It is also found as far east as the Caspian Sea, the Black Sea, and the Aral Sea. Description The carp bream is usually 12 to 20 in (30 to 55 cm) long, though some specimens have been as long as 30 in (75 cm), and weighed 4 to 9 lb (2 to 4...
Abramis ballerus also known as Zope or Blue bream, feeds mostly on larger zooplankton. In Sweden it is seen in Lake VÃ¤nern, HjÃ¤lmaren MÃ¤laren and adjoining waters, plus HelgeÃ¥n waterbody. It can reach up to about 17.72 in (45 cm) in length, and 1.76 lb (0.8) kg. Photo by Jukka Halonen
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