Pike to around 15lbs made for an encouraging start to the PAC's first access event on Quays Pit today.
Special events organiser Mark Skinner found another use for his binoculars as a procession of female waterskiers past his swim.
Elsewhere Russ Manning kept his mind on the job and banked a mid double and lost a better sample on the 75-acre Surrey gravel pit, which has not been pike fished for several seasons.
A number of smaller pike were caught and all were fin-perfect, short and stocky.
Thirteen members fished today, while eight are staying overnight for another bash tomorrow.