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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. 

End of May Catch & Match Reports.

Posted by Richard on May 25, 2017 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)


The week started off very wet on Monday and Tuesday but became sunny and hot the rest of the week the fishing has been very up and down.


 

Wednesday’s open was on the New Canal and out of 16 anglers. Alan Godrich on peg 16 won weighing in with 51lb.


 

2nd peg 10 Darren Parr 47lb 4oz.


 

3rd peg 38 Dean Powndall 45lb 8oz.


 

Sunday’s open was on the Match Lake and 1st on peg 14 was Dick Brunton 65lb 6oz.


 

2nd peg 11 Jim Hart with 58lb 8oz.


3rd peg 13 Andy Rodgers with 57lb 12oz.


4th peg 7 Lou Spinks 56lb 10oz.


 

On the New Canal Cwm Celyn had a club match.


 

1st was Mathew Edwards 51lb 8oz.


 

2nd Chris Shyland with 45lb.


3rd Adrian Mann with 41lb.


 

On the Big Pit Nathan Howells and Ben Williams had a good session with 10 carp and a bream, all caught on the ever faithful White Springs Banana and Cream and Toffee.







Dan Jones fishing the Big pit with his son William managed to set two new PB’s.


One being a 3lb 1oz Eel and the other a 4lb 2oz Perch, while his friend Steve Welch had another good session catching 4 perch best being 3lb 9oz along with some nice bream, carp and tench.








 

Husband and wife Tony and Gail Walters both had new pb’s also.





 

Tony had Nessie a lovely common at 34lb a new pb, then he had a mirror called Big B at 34lb 4oz beating his pb again.


 

Gail had 3 fish, the biggest being the stunning Bruno at 38lb 13oz a new pb as well and more importantly beating hubby Tony.




 

Nick Parker fished 6a and had a 22lb mirror.





 

Martin Mathews did the best on peg 6 landing 4 fish up to 23lb.


 

 

As from 1st June all anglers visiting our complex must have antiseptic carp care treatment with them so you can treat any damaged scales, mouths etc. helping us to keep our fish in tip top condition.


 

Thank you and well done to everyone on your PB’s.


 

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

 

Wales v England and Other Catch Results.

Posted by Richard on May 17, 2017 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (0)

 


It’s been a dry week with the temperature dropping with two mornings of hard frost.

Wednesdays open was on the Match Lake.


1st on peg 9 was Alan Godrich with 61lb.


2nd was Rob White on peg 13 with 51lb 2oz.


3rd on peg 21 was Jim Hart weighing 41lb 10oz.

 

White Springs Sunday open was on the New Canal.


1st was Dan Bowen on peg 5 weighing 125lb 6oz.


2nd on peg 19 was Alan Godrich with 108lb 8oz.


3rd on peg 27 was Chris Wells with 72lb 2oz.


 

On the Big Pit, Dan Jones was with his mate Steve Welch and had one of their best perch sessions ever.






Dan had his PB of 3lb 9oz; Steve had 4 perch at 3lb 10oz, 3lb 04oz, 2lb 15oz and a small one.


On the Specimen Lake Kris Jenkins on 8A had 4 takes and landed them all; he had a low double, 21lb common, 22lb mirror and a mirror known as ‘Big Jaffa’ at 35lb 05oz.






Connor Evans had a dream session on 9A catching a beautiful common at 38lb 10oz called ‘Bailey’ which was his PB. Half an hour later he had ‘Buttons’, another common at 31lb 10oz.




Neil Say on peg 11A equalled his PB with the stunning ‘Cheryl’ weighing in at a healthy 38lb 10oz, its top weight.


This weekend also saw the Ladies Anglo - Welsh competition. Tania Williams and Sam Hoskins had five fish including Sam’s PB, a cracking 38lb common. With the lake fishing hard they were the only peg to catch. But with 30 seconds left of the match, on peg 8A was Natalie Chapman who struck into a fish. With the hooter going she had 15 mins to land it. With it being the end of the match both teams gathered around as it was a big fish. With everyone watching she landed the awesome ‘Bruno’ which topped the scaled at 40lb dead.



What an ending to a great match. The Match was a draw on points but England won with the biggest total weight.



 

Congratulations to all on their PB’s and a big thankyou to Gareth Oakes and Rob Hughes and their teams for choosing our venue, it was a pleasure to have you here.


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

Fish Caught Over The Past Month

Posted by Richard on May 17, 2017 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)


Here are some of the fish that have been caught over the past month.


Due to updating my home computer they were not able to be posted at the time they were caught.

James Bibb.




Martyn Mathews.




Andrew Rees.




Lee Hancock.




Dylan Price Jones with The Don.




Please if I have missed any of the pictures that you may have posted with the fishery please email them to me at [email protected] and I will post them onto the White Springs Website for you.

Sorry for any inconvenience that may have been caused.

Until next time, tight lines and all.

Latest Match & Catch Reports.

Posted by Richard on May 17, 2017 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (0)


After another dry & sunny week, the fishery has been very busy.

 

Wednesdays open was on the Big Pit.

 

1st was DanBowen with 71lb 6oz.

 

2nd Alan Godrich with 69lb 3oz.

 

3rdChris Bradley 38lb.

 

Sunday’s open was on the Match Lake and in a close match DanBowen on peg 13 won weighing 69lb 4oz.

 

2nd was Scott Oldham on peg 14 with 69lb.

 

3rd peg 17 was Ben Hicks with 63lb 2oz.

 

4th peg 2 Chris wells 62lb 3oz.

 

5thSteve Beresford with 59lb 8oz.

 

Glamorgan Angling were on the New Canal and had a really good turn out with 23 anglers attending the match.

 

1st Rob Michael on peg 31 weighed 71lb.

 

2nd peg 35 was Johnny cox with 52lb 8oz.

 

3rd peg 17 with 51lb 4oz was Russ palmer.

 

On the Big Pit Tyler Rubery had some nice carp up to 16lb.




Rhys Levi John had a good session 8 carp mostly low doubles.





 

Another good week was had on the Specimen Lake with nine 30+ fish being landed.

 

On peg 8a Ashley Parry Trev lost one but landed a belter of a mirror called ‘Clover’ weighing 35lb 14oz his new PB.




Jason Larose was on Megs Corner and landed a lovely dark common called ‘Mr Tuts’ weighing in at 31lb 6oz.





 

Tony Walters on peg 10 landed a beauty called ‘Nessie’ at 34lb becoming his new PB.

 

Rob Davies fished peg 13 and had 2 fish including a 31lb 12oz common called ‘chunk’, his new PB caught using a White Springs Banana bottom bait.





Veteran angler Alan Davies had a good session on peg 8 with 6 fish including a stunning mirror ‘Double D’ weighing 31lb 14oz.


Angler of the week has to be Ethan Thomas on peg 7 starting his 24hr session with a nice 26lb mirror, he then landed ‘Big Jaffa’ at 33lb 12oz. Then another mirror to top off his session. He then landed a lovely common called ‘ Boyo’ at 33lb 10oz, all caught using CR1 baits.







 

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

 

Mid May Catch & Match Reports.

Posted by Richard on May 17, 2017 at 7:40 AM Comments comments (0)


The weather had been dry and sunny again this week and the fishery has been very busy.


Wednesdays open was on The Pleasure Lake and John Charlesworth was 1st weighing 75lb 4o.


2nd was Alan Godrich with 62lb 10oz.


 

3rd was Andy Kirtley with 45lb.


 

Sundays open saw a full Match Lake with everyone catching in a very close match.


Rob White on peg 11 was 1st with 53lb 12oz.


2nd on peg 22 was Chris Wells with 52lb.


3rd on peg 13 was Lou Spinks with 46lb 12oz.


4th on peg 20 was Alan Godrich with 45lb 12oz.


5th peg 9 Scott Oldham 45lb 10oz.


 

Sir Howy were on The New Canal on Sunday and on peg 8 Phil Weaver was 1st with 113lb 14oz.


2nd on peg 5 was Dai Evans with 102lb.


3rd was peg 33 Mike Yandell with 45lb 2oz.


4th on peg 18 was Phil Rawlings with 43lb 2oz.


On The Big Pit Rhys John had a good session with a few carp and a PB perch of 4lb. His brother also had a good session with 8 carp.




It’s been a very good week on The Specimen Lake with ten thirty’s being caught from all around the lake.


Ryan Morley had a 24hr session on peg 9 and had a beauty of a mirror called ‘The Don’ weighing 37lb 10oz, a new PB for Ryan. He then moved to 8A for another 24hr session and had another stunning mirror weighing in at 29lb 6oz almost another new 30 for the lake, all caught on CR1.





Rhys Harford caught his first fish from White Springs; he was on peg 8 and caught a cracking common weighing 30lb on the nose, which he aptly named ‘The Long Common’.




After visiting numerous times Shaun John Hanks finally caught a thirty, ‘The Warrior’ weighing in at 37lb 10oz off peg 7.




Nick Richards finally beat his 29lb PB on peg 3 with a lovely mirror weighing 37lb called ‘Trio’.


Will Curran from Liverpool beat his PB on peg 10, landing ‘Boyo’ a 34lb 13oz common.


Neil Jenkins on peg 6 had 5 fish including ‘Whiskers’ a 32lb 04oz mirror.


Gareth Vigors had a cracking session on 11A with seven fish including the elusive ‘Cut Tail’ a mirror weighing 31lb 06oz and a new PB as well.





Garren Calviel also had a new PB catching ‘Double D’ a stunning mirror weighing 32lb 09oz caught on peg 11A.




 

Angler of the week had to go to Craig Brown who had a 24hr on peg 6 and had 2 fish, with anglers not turning up for cabin 7 Craig moved on for his second 24hr.




An hour after setting up he had a double take, skilfully he managed to land both fish. He caught a common ‘The Chunk’ at 32lb 14oz and a mirror ‘Big Jaffa’ at 34lb. He finished his entire session with 6 fish in total. Well done on the rare double take of 30+ fish.




Congratulations to everyone on your PB’s.


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

 

 

Early May Catch Results.

Posted by Richard on May 17, 2017 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)


With the weather being dry and sunny at times, it’s been a busy week again here at the fishery.


Wednesdays open was on the New Canal and was won by Andy Rogers on peg 9 with 67lb.


2nd was Alan Godrich on peg 5 with 56lb 8oz.


3rd Lou Spinks peg 17 with 34lb 8oz.


 

Sunday’s open was on the New Canal and was won by Simon ‘beefy’ Beresford on peg 9 with 66lb.


2nd on peg 30 was Andy Kirtley with 65lb 2oz.


3rd on peg 14 was Andy Rogers weighing 42lb 8oz.


On the Big Pit Andrew Chilcott was on form again with his young lad who had a couple of fish and he’s even learnt to hold them properly now, well done young lad.





The Specimen Lake has fished very well this week with 10 thirty’s being landed and numerous 20+ fish as well.


Ashley Thompson fished peg 8 for a night and had nothing. He moved to peg 9 and just before he reeled his rods in to go, he was rewarded with his PB with an immaculate common known as Bruno weighing in at 39lb 10oz caught on White Springs Cream & Toffee and all on his birthday as well.



Fishing couple Georgia Griffiths and Mike Perry started on peg 6a for a 48hrs and blanked, but with a move to peg 11 for another 48hrs Georgia after 30min had a lovely common. Mike on his last day had his PB landing the awesome mirror Rambo weighing a healthy 38lb 8oz.




Luke John on peg 9a had his PB with the lovely common Tips at his biggest weight yet at 36lb 10oz.




Tom Bryant had a good session on cabin 7 with 3 fish including a new 30 for the lake a long time resident of the lake tipping the scale at 30lb 4oz a mirror now known as The Grey Lady caught using the ever faithful White Springs Banana.



Fishing couple Johnny Walker and Tyler Rubery were on peg 8a, Johnny had a nice 22lb Koi and Tyler had 2 fish, a common at 19lb and a mirror of 15lb.




Ryan Morley on peg 7 had six fish up to 22lb. He did land a 28lber but had foul hooked him in the tail. Shame as it would have been his PB. All fish were caught on CR1 bait.





Angler of the week has to be Simon Clayton on cabin 9 with a dream session landing 4 fish a 24lb 8oz, 28lb 13oz, Whiskers at 33lb 10oz and a new PB with Bailey 37lb 8oz.



Well done to everyone catching there PB’s.


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

Early April Match & Catch Reports.

Posted by Richard on April 5, 2017 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

It was a wet start to the week but from Friday and through the weekend the weather has been beautiful and the fishing has been pretty good on all lakes.

White Springs open on Wednesday was on the Match Lake and produced good weights from all around.

1st Rob White on peg 14 weighed 91lb 12oz.

2nd Jim Hart peg 7 had 85lb.

3rd on peg 13 was Alan Godrich with 84lb 08oz.

4th on peg 21 had 70lb.

The open on Sunday on the Match Lake saw Dick Brunton on peg 7 win with 85lb 15oz.

2nd on peg 14 Andy Kirtley came with 50lb.

3rd on peg 19 was Andy Rogers 45lb 06oz

4th Steve Omara peg 11 was with 37lb 08oz.


On Sunday Aberglais were on the New Canal.

1st on peg 13 was Mark Williams with 108lb 12oz.

2nd Ryan Morgan on peg 9 with 85lb 14oz.

3rd on peg 26 was Graeme Davis with 55lb 03oz.

4th Paddy Payne on peg 1 with 51lb 07oz.


On the Big Pit Dave Thomas from Briton Ferry has been trying to catch a 3lb perch for a long time. Well on Sunday his dreams came true, catching a 4lb 12oz, 3lb 10oz and two 3lb 08oz, one of which he did foul hook. He was delighted.


Tyrone Smith fishing on the Big Pit had 3 fish including his PB a beautiful mirror weighing 21lb, all caught using White Springs banana.


On the Pleasure Lake Jake Davies had 30 carp fishing 24hrs, the biggest a 19lb common, all caught on White Springs Cream & Toffee.


The Specimen Lake has been fishing really well this week with a 40+ and 6 30+s being caught.

Andrew Llewellyn on peg 7 had 5 fish including a 23lb, 25lb and ‘Double D’ a beautiful mirror at 31lb.

Anthony George on peg 10 caught his PB, ‘The Turk’ weighing 33lb 03oz.

Martin Keoghan on peg 8 had a cracking session with 3 fish, including 2 30’s, Martin had the stunning common ‘Bailey’ at 38lb 03oz, and ‘Whiskers’ a nice mirror at 31lb 14oz which is the first time it’s been caught this year.


White Springs regular Martin Matthews had another good weekend on the Soil Shed with 5 fish including the stunning ‘Hob Nob’ weighing 37lb 04oz.


Fisherman of the week has to be Gazza Walker from Wolverhampton, fishing at White Springs for the first time. Gazza had peg 10 on Friday and after a couple of hours landed the stunning ‘Bruno’ weighing in at a whopping 40lb 13oz, its top weight and a new PB as well.

Gazza had 5 runs and landed 3, a 19lb mirror and a 17lb ghosty.

 

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Gazza had 5 runs and landed 3, a 19lb mirror and a 17lb ghosty.


Well done to everyone and congratulations on your PB’s.

Winter League Final Results & Catch Reports.

Posted by Richard on April 5, 2017 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

At the fishery this week we had 750 carp from VS Fisheries that were stocked in the Match Lake and New Canal. All the fish were between 1lb and 1lb 8oz and were absolute stunners. The open on Wednesday was on the Match Lake and Alan Godrich won with 51lb 9oz.

2nd was Jim hart 27lb 9oz.

3rd Steve O’Mara 21lb 14oz.

On Sunday it was the final round of the winter league on the New Canal.

Adam Mitchell won with 85lb.

2nd was Mike Yandle with 76lb.

3rd was Rob Jones 74lb.

4th was John Harvey 73lb.

On the Match Lake Danny Baker won with 110lb.

2nd Mikey Williams with 65lb.

3rd was Winky 44lb.

The overall standings finished.

1st John Harvey.

2nd Danny Baker.

3rd Rob Jones.

4th Nigel Morris.

5th James Thomas.

On the Big Pit Tyrone Smith had a good day with some nice fish and a PB.

On the Specimen Lake Gavin Wellington fished for the first time this year and had five fish including a 36lb 2oz mirror called Trio, Gavin used the White Springs Cream and Toffee pop ups.

Alan Harris fished the Island swim and had his Pb of 29lb 14oz, a lovely common.

Angler of the week has to be Rhys Ley doing a 48hr on cabin 8. Rhys started of with a 29lb mirror, later that evening he caught the much sought after common Bruno at 39lb 10oz which was a new PB.

The next day he went and caught another beauty. A mirror called The Don weighing 36lb 8oz. Rhys caught them all on the White Springs Banana pop ups.

Congratulations to all on your PB’s and to John Harvey on winning the winter league.

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


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