Go Fish! With Will Millard - Season 1 Episode 4 -
Fishing fanatic Will Millard explores the forgotten industrial waters of South Wales in search of freshwater predator, the pike.He has been chasing these prehistoric fish ever since he was a boy and has caught hundreds in his time. But now he wants a new challenge, to catch a monster specimen from a truly unexpected location.He heads to the Rhondda on a tip off about an enormous pike lurking within a mysterious valley lake. Pike anglers are notoriously secretive and rumours usually come to nothing, but Will is determined to hunt out the catch of a lifetime.Taking a break from his mission, Will heads to Port Talbot, where a group of local anglers have invited him to join them for his first ever pike competition. The town’s docks seem like an unlikely fishing spot, but Will discovers that here industry and nature have formed an unusual friendship.Will is still struggling to catch anything, let alone a monster. At a reservoir nestled in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons National Park an expert pike angler offers to give him some much needed guidance. He has been catching pike in South Wales for thirty years and teaches Will the importance of appreciating the experience, as much as the catch.Enthused by his trip to the Beacons, and armed with new tactics, Will returns to the Rhondda to hunt out the maiden of the lake. He is desperate for the water to reveal its secrets, but this time, he is also determined to embrace the journey.
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