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Catch reports up to end of the month.

Posted by Richard on June 1, 2018 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (0)


It’s been lovely weather at the fishery this week and very busy as well.

Wednesday match was on the Pleasure Lake.

1st NeilDaniels 201lb 10oz.

2nd Chris Oag 156lb 9oz.

3rd Alan Godrich 123lb 8oz.

Sundays open was on the New Canal.

1st peg 11 Rob Jones 91lb 12oz.

2nd peg 17 Steve Omara 62lb 4oz.

3rd peg 9 Chris hall 60lb 8oz.

4th peg 30 Chris Oag 60lb 6oz.

Cefn Forest on Sunday were on the Match Lake.

1st Howard Green 79lb 4oz.

2nd Lyn Jones 74lb 6oz.

3rd Gavin Jones 60lb.

4th Adam Jones 57lb 10oz.

The Big Pit has been very busy and the lake has fished pretty well.

Steve Dixon had 7 fish. Steffan Wolf had 6 fish including a nice 18lb 8oz mirror using White Springs Banana.

Iwan Davies had 7 fish up to 15lb 8oz.



The Pleasure Lake has been fishing very well all week with anglers catching plenty of fish from all around the lake.

On the Specimen Lake, Teddy Beaver was on peg 1 Jaden’s cabin and was happy to catch a lovely 21lb 7oz Koi.



Nick Parker was on 3a and had a 26lb mirror.

Stuart Little fished 9a and managed a lovely 27lb leather.

Edward Anthony fished peg 6 and had 6 fish including a 25lb common, 23lb 3oz mirror and a lovely ghosty of 21lb 11oz.



Ross Cable had a 23lber off The Island peg.



Llyr Edwards his first time on the Specimen Lake had a nice 20lb mirror.



Graeme Andrews on Megs Corner had 5 fish including a 24lb 4oz and 24lb 12oz.



Simon Clayton fished 9a and had a lovely 32lb 4oz Common called ‘Button’.


Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines an all.

 

Catch & Match News Up to the 15th May.

Posted by Richard on May 24, 2018 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)



The weather has been very nice this week and the fish have been spawning in patches.

 On Tuesday The Pirates were on the Match Lake.

1st Rob White 60lb 3oz.

2ndAlan Godrich 50lb 4oz.

3rdJimHutton 36lb 5oz.

Wednesdays  open was on the New Canal.

1st peg 2 Alan Godrich 112lb 6oz.

2nd peg 31 Chris Oag 87lb 4oz.

3rd peg 21 Lou Spinks 64lb 8oz.

Sundays open was on the match lake with 19 anglers.

1st peg 9 Chris Oag 74lb 4oz.

2nd peg 7 Chris Wells 73lb 9oz.

3rd peg 14 Scott Adam 65lb.

4th peg 26 Dick Brunton 58ln 4oz.

Glamorgan anglers were here on Sunday on the New Canal and fished quite hard.

1st peg 41 Alwyn Thomas 50lb 1oz.

2nd peg 1 Dean Jay 35lb 7oz.

3rd peg 22 Gary Swain 29lb.

On the Pleasure Lake Jason Hiorns had a good day having 20 carp, bream, perch, eels and roach.

Duncan Croft had a good day catching over 300lb of carp.

On the Big Pit Tom Bryant had 11 fish including a nice 20lb 1oz mirror.

Mike Smith had a cracking 24 hour session. catching 12 fish up to 19lb.

The Specimen Lake has been fishing well with fish coming from all around the lake.

Sam Childs was very happy on a quick overnighter on cabin 9, after catching a bream he put his rod back out and an hour later he was in a cracking fight and after 20min he had a new PB on the bank. The stunning ‘Bruno’ at his heaviest weight of 43lb.



Sonny Thompson on peg 7 had 2 fish including a nice 24lb mirror.

On cabin 8a Tyron Burgess smashed his pb catching the awesome ‘Warrior’ at 37lb 12oz.

Joe Hawkins had a 22lb 10oz on peg 3a and a new pb as well. 



Don Houston fished 11a and had 2 fish including a 31lb mirror called ‘Two Scale’.



Graeme Andrews fished peg 2 and had 4 fish including ‘Mr Angry’ at 31lb 4oz.



Rhys Harrison fished peg 6 and caught the lovely ‘Boyo’ at 33lb 11oz.



Andrew Thomas was on cabin 9 and had a 23lb common and a new pb.



Steve Houston fished 9a and caught the beautiful ‘Winter at 31lb.



Edward Anthony fished peg 1 Jaden’s cabin and had 3 fish including a new 30 for the lake he called the fish ‘Cindy’ weighing 30lb 1oz.

Congrats everyone on your pb’s.

Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines an all.

Latest News Up to 8th May.

Posted by Richard on May 24, 2018 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)



 

With the weather being dry and hot this week the fish are coming on the feed.

On Tuesday the Pirates were on The Match Lake.
1st Alan Godrich 126lb 4oz.
2nd Rob White 68lb 1oz.
3rd Ron Shipton 53lb.

On Wednesday White Springs open was on The Match Lake.
1st Rob White on peg 21 with 106lb 2oz.
2nd Chris Oag on peg 10 with 94lb 8oz.
3rd Alan Godrich on peg 13 with 82lb.

Sir Howy were here on Sunday on The New Canal.
1st Phil Weaver on peg 18 with 120lb 10oz.
2nd Andrew Ford on peg 20 with 85lb 10oz.
3rdRitchy Barnett on peg 16 with 72lb 15oz.
4thValdi on peg 8 with 68lb 13oz.
5th Arron Williams on peg 12 with 64lb 9oz.

Our Sunday open was on The Match Lake.
1st Dan Bowen on peg 14 with 173lb 12oz.
2nd Andy Rogers on peg 7 with 159lb 4oz.
3rd Chris Wells on peg 16 with 98lb 5oz.
4th Chris Oag on peg 21 with 86lb 6oz.
5th Andy Wray on peg 9 with 70lb.

Our Pleasure Lake has been closed this week for improvements.


On the Big Pit this week it’s been very busy.

Sam Jones had a stunning 20lb 7oz during his session.

Andrew Thomas had a 16lb 2oz mirror.

Several anglers have had some cracking sessions catching 30-40 fish and over.

Dave Roberts had a nice 3lb 2oz perch.



Anthony Say and Jordan Broderick had a cracking time on the Big pit cabin for 48hrs, they lost count of how many fish they had, the biggest 17lb 3oz.


The Specimen Lake has been very busy all week and there have been a lot of fish caught, including nine thirty’s.

On 3A Josh Bowlet had the pretty ‘Emily’ weighing 33lb 4oz.





Nathan Phillips fished the Island and caught ‘Mr Angry’ at 31lb 8oz.



On peg 3 Kirk Roberts did a 24hr and had a nice 21lb mirror.

 
Radu Moise did 24hrs on peg 7 and had 3 fish up to 20lb. He moved over to the Soil Shed for a 48hr and had 2 fish including a new PB landing the stunning dark common ‘Mr Tuts’ at 30lb 7oz.





Martin Mathews was on peg 6 and had 2 fish, a 23lb common and a mirror called ‘CTC’ weighing 32lb 12oz.



On the Island Jonathan Partts had the cracking ‘Winter’ at 31lb and a new PB.



Also on the Island Steve Jenkins landed ‘The Long Common’ at 31lb 6oz.




Neil Say had a nice session on peg 3a and caught 2 fish including ‘Whiskers’ a lovely mirror at 30lb 9oz.




On peg 1 ‘Jadens Cabin’ Kevin Kendle had 4 fish including a stunning 25lb 8oz leather, with him was Mark Shopland had 9 fish beating his PB twice, his best 27lb 1oz.


On peg 6A Robert Huston was over the moon catching ‘Emily’ a 31lb 12oz and a new PB. 

Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines an all.

Catch Reports up to 7th March.

Posted by Richard on March 15, 2018 at 6:45 AM Comments comments (0)


It’s been a very quiet week at the fishery due to the very cold weather and snow as people couldn’t get here.

The White Springs open on Sunday was on the Pleasure Lake

1st Rob Jones 53lb 8oz All Skimmers.

2nd Peter Williams 47lb.

3rd Dan Bowen 40lb.



Steve Welsh fished the Pleasure Lake for perch. He had a bag of roach, 2 carp to 6lb and then a beautiful 4lb perch the third biggest he’s ever caught.



The Specimen Lake has fished very hard. It was frozen over for 2/3days.

Daniel Andrews was on Meg’s Corner and caught a 16lb mirror.

Mike Trotman fished the Soil Shed and had a nice 19lb mirror.

Liam Smith fished the Old Cabin and caught a lovely 24lb 8oz mirror.

Nick Worrell on only his second visit caught the stunning ‘Scar’ a mirror weighing 30lb off 9a. Well done everyone on braving the weather.



Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines an all.

 

Catch & Match Reports Up to 20th February

Posted by Richard on February 24, 2018 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)


Another cold windy week turning milder towards the end

Sunday’s open was on the Match Lake

1st peg 20 Brian Protheroe 48lb 6oz

2nd peg 18 Andy Rogers 29lb 8oz

3rd peg 7 Steven Beresford 28lb 8oz

On the Specimen Lake the fish are starting to come on the feed.

On the Island Matt Steele had the beautiful common, Mt Tuts at 32lb,.

On peg 7 Andrew Rees did well with 2 fish including a stunning mirror weighing 32lb 2oz which he named ‘Lucky’.



Teddy Beaver was on cabin 11 and had 2 fish a 23lb mirror and the lovely ‘Whiskers’ at 29lb 7oz.

Bill O’sullivan on peg 9 almost got to name a new thirty he landed a nice mirror at 29lb 14oz.



Gareth Walton was on the Island swim and caught the stunning ‘Clover’ at 29lb.

On the Soil Shed White Springs Bailiff Sam Childs caught a perfect 25lb common.



Jamie Rutherford fished peg 11 and caught a nice 30lb 1oz mirror, the first time the fish has been over 30lb and so Jamie named it ‘Two Scale’.



Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines and all.

 

Fishery News Up to 6th February.

Posted by Richard on February 12, 2018 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)



It’s been a cold and wet fortnight at the fishery and with the temperature dropping the fishing has been quite hard. The winter leagues second round resumed on the 28th Jan.

Here are the results.

New Canal

1st peg 20 Danny Baker 65lb 10oz

2nd peg 11 Adam Mitchell 65lb

3rd peg 23 Mikey Williams 58lb 8oz

4th peg 29 Paul Cole 48lb 14oz

5th peg 14 Andrew Crocker 46lb 4oz

Match Lake

1st peg 25 Dan Bowen 55lb 7oz

2nd peg 14 Luke Sorokin 42lb 14oz

3rd peg 16 Rob Jones 34lb 6oz

4th peg 20 John Harvey 33lb 8oz

5th peg 23 Chris wells 32lb 12oz

White Springs open was on the Match Lake this Sunday

1st peg 14 Chris wells 47lb 6oz

2nd peg 7 Dick Brunton 44lb 10oz

3rd peg 22 Andrew ford 40lb 8oz

4th peg 25 Brian Protheroe 20lb 5oz

5th peg 20 Scott Odham 20lb 4oz



On the Specimen Lake the fishing has been up and down but still some nice fish coming out. Sascha Dicks fished peg 8 and had the stunning ‘Mr Happy at 31lb 2oz using a White Springs Banana wafter over a big bed of the same.



Anthony Needs fishing the Soil Shed had a beauty of a mirror. Mr Angry at 31lb 6oz using CR baits.



Gavin Wellington fished cabin 11 and had three fish, two twenty’s and the awesome ‘Rambo’ weighing 38lb 6oz using White Springs Cream and Toffee white pop up over a bed of 10mm and 15mm Cream and Toffee bottom bait.



Daniel Rees had a good session on 9a catching 3 fish including a 27lb mirror and the beautiful ‘Mr happy’ at 32lb.



After the stocking of twenty’s in November 10 in the pit and 10 30’s in the specimen lake it was the match/new canal/pleasure lakes turn V.S. fisheries supplied the fish we put 300 one and a half pound fish into each of the lakes.



The fish were absolutely stunning a big thank you to V.S.Fisheries.




Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines and all.

Fishery News Up to 11th December.

Posted by Richard on December 28, 2017 at 5:00 AM Comments comments (0)


With the really cold conditions the fishery has been quiet this week.

Chris Ellis braved the weather and fished the Big Pit for carp and perch. He was rewarded with a Pb perch of 4lb 2oz and another 3lb 3oz; he also had a upper double mirror.





On the Specimen Lake Lee “Tank” Callaghan fished peg 6 for 24hrs.

Two hours into his session he caught a stunning mirror of 31lb 6oz a new 30 for the lake and Tank named it ‘Winter’ which is his favourite time to fish, then he backed it up in the morning with a 22lb 12oz common.



 

Memberships can now be purchased for next year an ideal Xmas present.

Specimen Lake membership is £90 and Pleasure lakes are £60. 2018 members will get free fishing in February, bookings for the free fishing in February will commence 2nd Jan 2018.


Also have some news from over the Christmas period.


A New fish has been out this morning (23rd December) from peg 6 weighing 31lb 11oz Caught by Martin Mathews it was fish 7 and is now called 'Mr Angry' .


Well done Mart.

The Fishery would like to wish everyoone a happy new year and until next time, tight lines and all.

Fishery News Up to 27th November.

Posted by Richard on November 29, 2017 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

 


Winter has certainly arrived at White Springs. It’s been either very cold or raining this week and the fishing has been very hard on days.

Sundays open was on the Match Lake.

1st Peg 2 Chris Hall 60lb 4oz.

2nd Peg 11 Peter Williams 56lb 6oz.

3rd Allan Godrich 33lb.

The Perch fishing has been very good this week again, mainly on the Big Pit. Steve Welch had two perch 3lb 4oz and one at 2lb. Dan Jones had a nice 3lb 3oz.





Chris Ellis landed a nice 3lb 1oz.



Paul Boyce also caught a nice 3lb 2oz.

John Evans braved the cold and fished the Pleasure Lake and caught four Carp up to 12lb and 30lb of Bream up to 4lb.

On the Specimen Lake the weekends are still very busy but the weekdays are fairly quiet.

Michael Mcnamara fished peg 8 and managed a 23lb mirror on the White Springs Banana bait.



Steven Houston was on cabin 9 and caught a stunning common weighing 34lb 11oz a fish known as Nessie. A new pb for Steve.



Steve Hughes fished the Old Cabin and caught a pristine common weighing 17lb 7oz on a White Spring’s Banana pop up.



Darren Ned Joyce was a very happy angler this week fishing peg 11a. He smashed his pb landing the awesome common known as Cheryl weighing in at a whopping 40lb 4oz caught using a CR1 barrel wafter.



Congratulations on your pb’s.

This Sunday we had fish delivered from Will Groves;

We stocked ten 30lb plus fish into the Specimen Lake which means we now have almost 50 fish over 30lb and a couple of 40lbs.

We also stocked ten fish of 20lb plus into the Big Pit lake.

Have to say a huge thanks to Will.

The fish were absolutely perfect. The pictures and video of the stocking are on our website www.whitespringsfishery.co.uk and the face book page “fish you caught at White Springs”.

Weel done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines and all.

 

 

 

Catch & Match News Up to the 20th November.

Posted by Richard on November 21, 2017 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (0)


At the fishery this week the fishing has been quite hard.


Wednesdays open was on the Big Pit.


1st peg 22 Alan Godrich 99lb 10oz.


2nd peg 24 Paul Davies 59lb 8oz.


3rd peg 15 Brian Protheroe 54lb 8oz.


Sundays open was on the New Canal.


1st peg 17 Andrew ford 37lb 2oz.


2nd peg 23 Steve Beresford 35lb 9oz.


3rd peg 31 Scott Odam 31lb 4oz.


4th peg 13 Chris wells 30lb 9oz.


Dave Roberts fished for perch on the Big Pit and landed three, 1lb 8oz, 3lb 8oz and 4lb 7oz Paul Boyce also had three perch 1lb 8oz, 2lb and 2lb 8oz.






The Specimen Lake has been fishing very hard this week with only a handful of fish coming out.

Darren Mason had a pretty mirror weighing in at 17lb from the Soil Shed. Stuart Sparkes fished the old cabin and had a 24lb 4oz mirror.



Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines and all.

 

 

Catch Reports Up To 14th November.

Posted by Richard on November 21, 2017 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)


Winter has certainly paid a visit to the fishery this week with frosts and wintery rain on most days, and the fishing has been hard.

Wednesdays open was on the New Canal.


1st peg 27 Alan Godrich 46lb 8oz.

2nd peg 17 Paddy Paine 28lb 4oz.

3rd peg 10 Brian Protheroe 27lb 5oz.


Sundays open was on the Match Lake.


1st peg 14 Andrew Wray 51lb 12oz.

2nd peg 7 Andy Rodgers 51lb 8oz.

3rd peg 2 Dick Brunton 44lb 12oz.


On Sunday Sir Howy were on the New Canal.


1st peg 27 Phil Wrawlings 62lb 6oz.

2nd peg 5 Keith Wilcox 42lb 2oz.

3rd peg 31 Dai Evans 37lb 6oz.

4th Peg 14 Andrew Ford 33lb 10oz.

5th peg 5 Nigel Morris 32lb 8oz.


Dave Roberts has been fishing the Big Pit and caught a stunning specimen Perch weighing a healthy 4lb 69oz, Chris Ellis also fishing the Big Pit had numerous carp including a double figure Ghosty.




On the Pleasure Lake John Evans had a good day landing 40lb of silvers.


On the Specimen Lake Graeme Andrews on peg 6 saved a blank with a 20lb 3oz mirror. Neil Say fished peg 8 and caught a mint 24lb 8oz mirror.



Stuart Davies fished the Island and caught 3 fish. 1st fish a mid-double 2nd a 22lb 5oz mirror and a new Pb, and he then broke his Pb again with a stunning 27lb 2oz mirror.



Simon Clayton fished cabin 7 and beat his Pb again landing a 38lb 6oz mirror known as ‘Warrior’



Well done everyone beating your Pb’s

Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines and all.

 

Match & Catch Reports up to 31 st October.

Posted by Richard on November 7, 2017 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (0)

After a wet start to the week it turned sunny in the days but cold in the nights with the water temperature dropping, the fishing was quite hard. Wednesdays open was on the Big Pit,

1st Alan Godrich 54lb

2nd Lou Spinks 44lb 10oz

3rd Brian Protheroe 21lb 10oz

Sundays open was on the Match Lake

1st peg 7 Andy Rogers 93lb

2nd peg 13 Dick Brunton 87lb 5oz

3rd peg 10 Steve ‘hotdog’ John 77lb 12oz

On the Big pit Paul Boyce and Dave Roberts had 3 perch between them up to 2lb 8oz. Steve Dixon had 4 carp up to 14lb.




On the Pleasure Lake Mike Smith had a day fishing for silvers and managed to catch over 50lb including a couple of bream over 5lb.

On the Specimen Lake Jack Gamlen was on peg 6a and caught a nice 27lb mirror.

Anthony Needs fished Meg’s corner and had 3 fish all over 20lb with the best being 24lb 12oz mirror.



Graeme Andrews did a 24hr session on Meg’s corner and had the stunning common Cheryl weighing in at a whopping 40lb 12oz and a new Pb for him as well.



Work is going on; on the Soil Shed peg preparing for our new cabin we are sorry for any inconvenience.

Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines and all.

 

Fishery News Up to 24th October.

Posted by Richard on November 7, 2017 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

 

The fishery has been unusually quiet this week, probably due to the wet and windy weather.

Wednesday’s open was on The Match Lake;

1st – Jim Hart on peg 14 with 72lb

2nd – Paddy Payne on peg 16 with 70lb 2oz

3rd – Hugh Scott on peg 24 with 59lb 12oz

4th – Brian Protheroe on peg 13 with 59lb 2oz

One Last Cast were on the New Canal Sunday;

1st – Davis on peg 20 with 27lb 6oz

2nd – Byron Phillips on peg 26 with 23lb 8oz

3rd – Steve Morris on peg 4 with 23lb 8oz

Paul Boyce is becoming a bit of an expert catching perch. He visited us again this week and had another 4 perch up to 3 1/2lb.

Rob Dillon fished on the Big Pit on the cabin peg and had a nice 12lb. Steve Dixon was also on the Big Pit and caught 5 fish all doubles.



John Evans had a nice day on The Pleasure Lake fishing for silvers weighing in over 60lb.

On the Specimen Lake Jake Turner came all the way from Southampton and caught his PB, a nice 26lb mirror.



Ashley Hopkins fished peg 8 and caught 3 fish including a 29lb 1oz mirror and a new PB a lovely 31lb 11oz mirror.



Tony Evans was fishing cabin 11 and caught stunning common ‘Jasper’ weighing 32lb 2oz and a new PB.



Calum Cessford fished peg 13 and had 3 fish including a nice 23lb 14oz mirror.

Well done on your PB’s boys.

 

Latest Catch & Match Reports.Up To 9th October.

Posted by Richard on October 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

What a week on our Specimen Lake this week.

 

After having three 30+ fish last week on peg 7, Ryan Morley went on peg 11A this week for a 48hr session.

 

On his second morning here he landed the stunning ‘Cheryl’ weighing in at 40lb 2oz and was a new PB for Ryan.


 

Ben Rowley visited us from The Midlands. He was fishing on peg 9A and 24hrs into his session he caught the awesome ‘Bruno’ weighing in at a whopping 41lb 7oz, also becoming his new PB.


 

Sam Childs was on Megs Corner and had a double take, two lovely looking mirrors at 21lb 2oz and 22lb 2oz.


 

Anthony Needs had a good session on cabin nine with three fish including a 26lb 8oz mirror and a 29lb 7oz mirror. He also had a PB perch weighing 3lb 4oz.

It’s been a good week for the Perch.

 

Paul Boyce has had quite a few up to 4lb 11oz.


 

David Roberts has had some awesome perch including a couple of 4lbers, but the best and his new PB was a monster perch of 5lb 29oz. These were caught on The Big Pit.




Chris Ellis had a week off and spent most of his days on the Big Pit and caught between 14 and 22 every day. He also helped other anglers who were blanking and got them catching as well.

The Pleasure Lake has been fishing well with John Evans catching 18 carp up to 18lb 6oz. Michael his brother went two better with 20 carp up to 16lb 4oz.

Wednesdays open was on The New Canal.

 

1st – Alan Godrich on peg 15 with 93lb.

 

2nd – Brian Protheroe on peg 1 with 92lb 6oz.

 

3rd – Lou Spinks on peg 37 with 76lb 12oz.

 

4th – Rob White on peg 5 with 59lb 8oz.

Sundays open was on The Pleasure Lake.

 

1st – Mick Brown on peg 5 with 68lb 7oz.

 

2nd – Dick Brunton on peg 21 with 55lb 14oz.

 

3rd – Andy Rogers on peg 7 with 48lb 10oz.

 

Sir Howy were on The New Canal on Sunday.

 

1st – Phil Weaver on peg 34 with 141lb.

 

2nd – Dai Evans on peg 2 with 107lb 8oz.

 

3rd – Matthew Edwards on peg 27 with 73lb 10oz.

 

4th – Nigel Morris on peg 17 with 70lb 4oz.

Aberglais Angling were on The Match Lake on Sunday.

 

1st – Mark Williams on peg 26 with 73lb 9oz.

 

2nd – Brian Protheroe on peg 14 with 58lb 10oz.

 

3rd – Gary Lewis on peg 13 with 57lb 9oz.

 

Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines and all.

 

 

News & Catch Reports up to 26th September.

Posted by Richard on October 7, 2017 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)

It’s been a great week for big fish here at White Springs Fishery.

Specimen Lake.

Jack Jenkins on the Soil Shed had two fish including ‘CTC’ a 31lb 14oz mirror and a new PB.



 

Sam Childs and Ryan Morley were on cabin 7 for a 72hr session. Sam had four fish with a new PB, the stunning mirror ‘Jaden’ weighing in at 30lb 02oz. Sam would have increased his PB if he didn’t go and help another fishermen. His rod went off and Ryan struck/played and landed the fish a cracking 34lb common called ‘Nessie’.



Ryan was having a tough time on his own road until the last morning, and it was worth the wait. He landed the hard fighting ‘Rambo’ a mirror weighing 37lb 2oz. Just minutes before pulling his rods in he was in again with another mirror ‘The Don’ weighing 36lb 12oz.



 

 

Jamie Davies our junior bailiff had a 24hr on peg 6 and had a new PB, a mirror called ‘Trio’ weighing 33lb 9oz. It took a fancy to White Springs’ Squid & Octopus boilies.



 

 

Dylan Jones on peg 8 smashed his PB landing ‘Warrior’ a mirror weighing 37lb 10oz.



 

 

Tony Evans had a 24hr on peg 8 and also had a PB a mirror called ‘Delboy’ weighing 31lb 2oz.



 

 

Angler of the week has to be Rick Coppard on his second visit to us; he was fishing on peg 11. He had five fish including 3 x 30’s.

His first 30 was ‘CTC’s’ cousin’ a mirror weighing 31lb 6oz. 2nd was the stunning common ‘Bailey’ at 35lb 2oz and 3rd was ‘Rambo’ at 36lb 12oz.

He also had a 23lb common and a 17lb mirror.

Well done everyone on your PB’s.

The Big Pit and Pleasure Lake have also been fishing well with most anglers catching a lot of fish.

Wednesdays open on The Pleasure Lake:

1st – Alan Godrich on peg 20 with 68lb 4oz

2nd – Steve Beresford on peg 17 with 48lb 14oz

3rd – Lou Spinks on peg 17 with 41lb 14oz

Sundays open was on The New Canal:

1st – Alan Godrich on peg 9 with 51lb

2nd – Brian Higgins on peg 14 with 48lb 6oz

3rd – Andy Kirtley on peg 22 with 46lb 6oz

4th – Brain Protheroe on peg 19 with 45lb 8oz

Cefn Forest Angling were on The Match Lake

1st – Howard Green with 86lb 1oz

2nd – Lynn Jones with 76lb 3oz

3rd – Simon Jones with 66lb 12oz

Sorry for any inconvenience due to the updating works that has been done to our tackle shop!

 

Match & Catch Reports for the Past Week. to 22nd August.

Posted by Richard on August 30, 2017 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (0)


It’s been a wet week at the fishery but it’s been busy.


Wednesdays open was on the New Canal and Alan Godrich on peg 27 won with 79lb 4oz.

2nd was Rob White on peg 32 with 67lb.


3rd on peg 23 was Paddy Payne with 65lb 2oz.


4th on peg 5 Brian Protheroe with 51lb 6oz.


Sundays open was on the Match Lake and in 1st was Chris Wells on peg 12 weighing 78lb 9oz.


2nd peg 13 was Dan Bowen with 68lb 10.


3rd was Andrew Wray on peg 19 with 56lb 8oz.


4th was Steven Beresford peg 10 with 52lb 8oz.


Sir Howy were on the New Canal on Sunday and Shaun Wilson on peg 20 won weighing 85lb 8oz.


2nd peg 4 was Nigel Morris with 69lb 2oz.


3rd peg 23 was Phil Weaver with 61lb 6oz.


4th on peg 14 was Andrew Mumford with 53lb 12oz.


The Big Pit has been fishing very well with anglers catching up to 40 carp each with a lot being caught on the trusted White Spring’s boilies.


On the Specimen Lake it’s been very good fishing with 30s coming from all over the lake.


 

Nick Osbourne from Essex was fishing peg 7 and had a few fish, the best was ‘Big B’ weighing 34lb 14oz.




 

John Roach Jnr was on Megs Corner for a 48hr and had 10 fish, the best being a mirror ‘Del Boy’ at 30lb 2oz and ‘The Turk’ at 30lb.


 

Cory Phillips fished the Old Cabin and caught a lovely common ‘Mr Tuts’ at 30lb 1oz.


 

Tommy Loveridge was fishing 9A and had 3 fish including a 26lb 2oz common and a 32lb 14oz common called ‘Nessie’.


 

Angler of the week has to be Tony Stone who had 16 runs and landed 13 including 6 20lb+ fish and the stunning common called ‘Tips’ weighing 36lb 9oz, and also a new PB common, the beautiful ‘Bruno’ weighing 38lb 12oz.





 

Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines and all.

 

 

Latest Catch & Match Reports.

Posted by Richard on August 17, 2017 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

It has been a better week at the fishery with more fish starting to come out on Specimen Lake.

One angler to do well was Darren Irving from the Isle of Man, who fished peg 7 for a week landing 10 fish. The best being a fish called ‘CTC’ at 30lb 8oz.

 

Another angler to do well was Anthony Say who landed 4 fish on peg 6a, the best being a 30lb 10 common known as …..

The mid-week match was on The New Canal and was won by Dan Bowen on peg 6 with 161lb 14oz.

2nd was Scott Oldham with 78lb 8oz.

3rd place was Alan Godrich with 68lb 14oz.

The Sunday open match was fished On the New Canal. In first place was Dan Bowen with 94lb 14oz.

2nd was Alan Godrich with 65lb,.

3rd place was Dean Jay with 59lb 8ioz.

There have also been some reports of a very big perch being caught on the Big Pit.

Don’t forget that there are still places available for our 48hour charity match on 1st September. Raising money for children’s Cancer and Cystic Fibrosis.

 

Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines and all.

 

Catch Reports & Match News up to the 29th June.

Posted by Richard on July 29, 2017 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (0)


It has been another good week at the fishery.


On the Specimen Lake Gareth Press fished peg 2 for a day session to land 2 fish, 25lb mirror and a fish called ‘CTC’ at 30lb 2oz.





Rick Coppard fished The Island to get a 30lb 8oz mirror known as ‘Drop-Tail’.





The Wednesdays open was on the New Canal.


1st was Alan Godrich with 117lb 12oz.


2nd Mick Brown with 110lb 13oz.


3rd was Brian Protheroe with 88lb 4oz.


Sundays match was on the Match Lake.


1st was Dick Brunton with 81lb 8oz.


2nd was Chris Wells 75lb 2oz.


3rd was Chris Bradley 64lb 6oz.


We have now started our summer evening tickets, from 4pm-8pm £5.00.


Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines and all.

 

 

 

Catch & Match Results Up To 11th July..

Posted by Richard on July 21, 2017 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)



With the weather being dry and sunny it’s been another busy week here at White Springs.

 

Wednesdays open was on The Match Lake.

 

1st Alan Godrich on peg 21 weighing in 77lb.

 

2nd on peg 19 was Steve Omara with 67lb 12oz.

 

 3rd Chris Bradley on peg 13 with 50lb 2oz.

 

 4th peg 7 was Lou Spinks with 49lb.

 

Sundays open was on The New Canal.

 

1st Chris Wells on peg 17 won with 148lb 8oz.

 

2nd on peg 13 was Alan Godrich with 100lb 8oz.

 

 3rd Steve Shaw on peg 38  with 94lb 2oz.

 

 4th on peg 9 was Lou Spinks with 94lb.

 

Curtis James had a quick hour on The Pleasure Lake, the best being

14lb and 11lb mirrors.

 

Justin Davies had a nice session on The Big Pit catching over 30 carp including a lovely 15lb mirror all using the White Springs banana.





 

On The Specimen Lake, Craig Brown fishing Megs corner caught ‘CTC’s cousin’ a lovely common weighing 31lb 3oz.





Lee Dutton fishing peg 8 caught ‘Chunk’ a cracking common weighing 31lb 11oz.




Jason Hook caught a lovely 28lb common on The Old Cabin.





Terry Pleece fishing the Island had 3 fish including a new pb ‘Trio’ a stunning mirror weighing 34lb 13oz.





Iestyn Hughes on peg 6 had a lovely 19lb linear.




Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines and all.

 

Match Results up to 27th June.

Posted by Richard on June 29, 2017 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (0)


It’s been another hot week at White Springs and the fish have been on the feed after spawning.


Wednesdays open was on the Match Lake, and here on holiday for two weeks from Lancashire was Gary Hennigan in 1st place with 74lb 8oz.


2nd on peg 7 was Paddy Payne with 55lb 14oz.


3rd on peg 17 was Alan Godrich with 50lb 8oz.


Sundays open was on the New Canal.


1st on peg 4 was Mikey Williams with 124lb 8oz.


2nd on peg 26 was Matthew Edwards with 101lb 8oz.


3rd on peg 34 was Dai Evans with 88lb 8oz.


On the Match Lake Cefn Forest angling were here,


1st place was Bob Giles with 144lb 8oz.


2nd was Zack Williams with 143lb.


3rd was Ian Exall with 130lb 2oz.

Well done to all anglers and until next time, tight lines and all.

 

News & Catch Reports Up to 6th of June.

Posted by Richard on June 20, 2017 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The fishing has been pretty good at the fishery this week.

Wednesdays open was on the Match Lake and on peg 19 Dan Bowen was first weighing 130lb 2oz.

2nd on peg 14 was Scott Ellery with 101lb 10oz.

3rd was Andy Rogers on peg 7 with 96lb 2oz.

Sundays open was on the New Canal and first on peg 23 was Alan Godrich with 98lb 12oz.

2nd was Steve Beresford on peg 19 with 47lb 8oz.

3rd was Lou Spinks with 44lb 10oz.

Aberglais were on the Match Lake and Bryan Protheroe on peg 13 was 1st with 68lb 15oz.

2nd on peg 11 was Justin Thomas with 56lb 9oz.

3rd Paddy Payne on peg 19 with 53lb.

4th was Ian Cathrew on peg 16 with 47lb 3oz.

On the Big Pit Justin Davies had a good 30 hour session landing 32 fish up to 18lb

On the Specimen Lake, Ian Davies had 3 fish up to 20lb 6oz including an Absolute monster of an F1 weighing exactly 10lb.





Neil Jenkins on peg 6a had his PB with a lovely mirror, The Don at 37lb 6oz.




Sam Owers fished the Island for 24hrs and was rewarded with Sonny a stunning common at 35lb and a new PB.




He then moved to peg 8 and had two more fish including an immaculate 28lb common all caught on CR bait.




Paco Joce was on peg 3a and landed a nice mirror weighing 28lb and it became his PB.




Johnathon Ace on 8a had a beautiful mirror weighing 28lb 10oz and his new PB.

Mick Hess on peg 7 had a pretty mirror called Charlie weighing 31lb 4oz.

Steffan Wolf fished the Island and had a 19lb 4oz mirror a new PB and then caught a 19lb 4oz common equalling his PB both caught on White Springs Cream and Toffee wafters.

Mike Buonaiuto on peg 8 had his PB with Jasper a common weighing 31lb 4oz.

Ross Downman fished 8a and beat his PB with a lovely mirror weighing 26lb 2oz.




Jamie Davies did a quick overnighter on peg 3 and caught a lovely 20lb common using White Springs Cream and Toffee. Well done everyone on your PB’s

Congratulations to all anglers and until next time, tight lines and all. 


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