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Match Reports & Other Catch Results.

Posted by Richard on September 20, 2017 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

At the fishery this week we’ve had a lot of heavy rain on most days and towards the end of the week the temperature has been dropping in the night which has slowed the fishing down a little bit.

Wednesdays open was on the New Canal.

1st peg 17 Alan Godrich 99lb 14oz.

2nd peg 6 Brian Protheroe 63lb 4oz.

3rd peg 35 Paddy Payne 35lb 2oz.

Sundays open was also on the New Canal.

1st peg 18 Alan Godrich 78lb 2oz.

2nd peg 33 Rob Jones 65lb 8oz.

3rd peg 28 dick Brunton 58lb 12oz.

4th peg 6 Andy Kirtley 55lb 4oz.

On the Big Pit Chris Ellis had a few carp including a pretty mirror.




Jamie Davies also had a nice looking mirror and Perch.



Dave Jones from Gloucester had a cracking day on the Big Pit catching 4 perch the best being a 4lb 6oz specimen using red maggots and prawns.

On the Specimen Lake Ryan Wilcox fishing on peg 11a had 2 fish including ‘Double D’ weighing 30lb 6oz.

Sam Childs and Dave Biagioni were on peg 7.

Dave had 2 fish including a pb ‘Nessie’ at 34lb 12oz.

Sam had 2 fish as well, a stunning 29lb mirror and a 25lb common.




Jack Jenkins had a 24hr on the Soil Shed and had 2 fish. A lovely mirror called CTC at 31lb 14oz a new pb.




Jack moved to peg 3 for another night and had an 18lb 2oz mirror.

John Mayhew was on the Old Cabin and had 2 stunning fish a 22lb common and a 20lb mirror. Congratulations everyone on your PB’s.




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

 

 

Catch & Match Report 11th September.

Posted by Richard on September 20, 2017 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

The weather this week has been mostly heavy showers and windy which had made the fishing a bit difficult.

Wednesdays match was on the New Canal.

1st – peg 13, Alan Godrich with 92lb 4oz.

2nd – peg 20, Rob White with 58lb 14oz.

3rd – peg 5, John Charlesworth with 52lb 12oz.

Sundays open was on the Match Lake.

1st – peg 14, Colin Luff with 114lb 4oz.

2nd – peg 15, Andy Kirtley with 49lb 14oz.

3rd – peg 21, Peter Roue with 49lb 12oz.

4th – peg 13, Mick Higgingbottom with 38lb 4oz.

Aberglais Angling was on the New Canal on Sunday.

1st – peg 20, Phil Jones with 62lb 9oz.

2nd – peg 17, Gary Lewis with 57lb 6oz.

3rd – peg 41, Brian Protheroe with 47lb 10oz.

Jamie Davies was on the Big Pit and had a few carp using White Springs Banana and one of our smaller perch 2lb 6oz on a free lined prawn.




On the Specimen Lake John Hodgson was on peg 11A and caught the stunning ‘Cheryl’ weighing a whopping 39lb 11oz, his new UK PB.




Craig Birch was on cabin 7 for a week and landed 13 fish including his first 30lb+ from White Springs, ‘CTC’ weighing 31lb 8oz.



Mark Powell was fishing cabin 8 and had 5 fish including a new PB, a cracking mirror called ‘Rambo’ weighing in at 38lb 8oz.



Ryan Donohoe had a cracking 48hr session on peg 13 with six fish, 21lb common, 26lb mirror and a fish that he named 12 months ago ‘The Don’ at 35lb 15oz.



Darren Stephens on peg 7 raised his PB by a few ounces catching a lovely common ‘Chunk’ a 30lb 14oz.



Well done everyone on your PB’s from all at White Springs.


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

 

 

Tony Smith Memorial & Match Results.

Posted by Richard on September 6, 2017 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

It’s been very busy at White Springs this week, and the fishing has been very good.

Wednesdays open was on the New Canal.

1st on peg 13 was Alan Godrich 92lb 4oz.

2nd peg 20 Rob White 58lb 14oz.

3rd peg 5 John Charlesworth 52lb 12oz.

Sunday’s open was on the Match Lake.

 

1st peg 7 Chris Wells 127lb 6oz.

2nd peg 20 Andrew Ray 94lb 14oz.

3rd peg 13 Andy Kirtley 62lb.

4th peg 14 Alan Godrich 61lb.

Also on Sunday Sir Howy were on the New Canal.

1st peg 41 Richie Barnet 137lb 12oz.

2nd peg 23 Phil Weaver 105lb 2oz.

 

3rd peg 20 Mike Yandel 101lb 10oz.

On the Specimen Lake this weekend was our Annual 48hr charity competition in aid of Children’s Cancer and Cystic Fibrosis.



The lake was full to capacity with 36 anglers, a pair on each peg with 2 rods each.




Fishing started at one o’clock and Leyton Morris on peg 10 lost ‘Nails’ at the net. But a couple of hours later he had a new pb in the net ‘Sonny’ a stunning common at 33lb 6oz.




Saturday morning Leyton then had ‘BigB’ a lovely mirror at 33lb 2oz.




Over on peg 6a Lorenzo Bragau had 2 fish in the night a 29lb 5oz ‘The Long Common’ and a 17lb 6oz mirror followed by a 14lb 6oz putting him just behind Leyton.

 

Sunday saw Lorenzo take the lead with a 24lb 6oz. Leyton again took back the lead with a 22lb mirror.

Then with an hour to go Lorenzo was into a fish landing ‘The Don’ weighing 36lb 12oz his UK PB.



This put him in front and after ananxious wait for the bell that was how it finished, a cracking end to a great weekend.

1st Lorenzo Bragau and Radu Moise with 5 fish to 122lb 3oz.

2nd Leyton Morris and Andrew Hire with 3 fish to 88lb 8oz.

3rd Darren Stephens and Sonny Thompson 1fish 21lb 10oz.

Overall there was 12 fish out, not a bad weekends fishing.

Everybody at White Springs would like to thank Nash, Korda, Sasha Dicks plumbing, CR baits and John Cooper for donating some very nice prizes and to Brian Hodder for the Prize money and prizes.




Also to Martin for cooking the barbecue, and to every fisherman that collected sponsorship money and came and fished to make it a great weekend.



We have still got some money left to come in but have so far collected over £4500.

Well done everyone.


And from all the anglers that took part we would like to thank Bethan, Jarrod, Vince , Brian and all the staff at White Springs who help make this event the special occasion it has become amongst the anglers who repeatedly use the fishery.


 



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

 

Week Ending 30th August Match & Catch Reports.

Posted by Richard on August 30, 2017 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)


It’s been a very busy week at the fishery this week and the fishing has been pretty good.

Wednesdays open was on The New Canal.

1st Alan Godrich 109lb 4oz.

2nd Chris Wells 94lb 2oz.

3rd Lou Spinks 78lb.

 

Sundays open was also on The New Canal.

1st peg 1 Doug Hornblower 92lb 14oz.

2nd peg 21 Andy Kirtley 83lb 2oz.

3rd peg 15 Scott Oldham 82lb 4oz.

 

Aberglais were on The Match Lake Sunday.

1st peg 14 Andrew Jones 69lb 1oz.

2nd peg 22 Mark Williams 68lb 2oz.

3rd peg 16 Paddy Payne 57lb 7oz.

On Monday we had a bank holiday open on The Match Lake.

1st peg 13 Neil Daniels 122lb 10oz.

2nd peg 14 Alan Godrich 105lb 14oz.

3rd peg 10 Ben Hicks 100lb 14oz.

4th peg 12 Carl Worrall 74lb 04oz.

The Specimen Lake has been fishing well.

Darren Morgan on peg 8A had a nice 22lb 14oz common.


 


Nick Parker on peg 13 had 2 fish a 22lb and 21lb 10oz mirror.





 


Sioned Weeks on peg 6 had a good session with 3 mirrors 20lb, 21lb 06oz and a new PB ‘CTC’ weighing 31lb 4oz.


 


Paul White on his first visit was on peg 3 and had a good first 24hrs with 3 fish including the stunning ‘Hob Nob’ at 37lb 2oz a new PB.

Darren Stephens was on peg 7 and had a new PB with ‘chunk’ a stunning common weighing 30lb 14oz.




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

 

 

Match & Catch Reports up to the 9th August.

Posted by Richard on August 17, 2017 at 9:10 AM Comments comments (0)

It’s been very wet and windy at White Springs this week but the fishing has been pretty good.

Wednesdays open was on The New Canal and won by Rob White off peg 15 weighing 120lb 8oz.

2nd was Alan Godrich on peg 5 with 104lb 8oz

3rd on peg 30 was Scott Oldham with 85lb 6oz.

4th on peg 1 Chris Bradley 77lb.

5th peg 35 was Paddy Payne 75lb 13oz.

Sundays open was on the Match lake and first on peg 16 was Ben Hicks with 129lb.

2nd on peg 9 was Chris Wells 121lb 14oz.

3rd was peg 13 Shaun Wilson with 110lb 12oz.

4th on peg 18 was Rob White with 82lb 4oz.

The weights were good all the way down to last place with Alan Godrich on peg 11 weighing 39lb 15oz.

Sir Howy were on the New Canal on Sunday where Mike Yandell on peg 17 was 1st weighing 139lb.

2nd on peg 14 was Andrew Ford with 106lb 12oz.

3rd on peg 8 was Dai Evans with 103lb 5oz.

 

On the Big Pit Justin Davies had a few cracking double figured scaly mirrors.




Aaron Jewitt had a few out of the Big Pit including a lovely common.




The Specimen Lake has been fishing quite hard this week.

David Bevan was on the Old Cabin and had a lovely mirror called ‘CTC’ weighing 31lb 7oz.




 

Georgia Griffiths on peg 11 caught 1 fish, a PB mirror at 27lb 1oz.




Sera Bosley had a cracking session on peg 11 with a beautiful mirror called ‘The Turk’ at 30lb, then had another mirror ‘Big B’ at 34lb 15oz.





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

 

 

Match Results & Specimen Lake up to 17th July

Posted by Richard on July 21, 2017 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)


The fishing has been very good at White Springs this week.


Wednesdays open was on The Match Lake.


1st on peg 21 was Paddy Payne weighing 82lb 12oz.


2nd on peg 19 was Brian Protheroe with 78lb 12oz.


3rd on peg 7 was Steve O’mara with 60lb 12oz.


Sundays open was on The New Canal.


1st on peg 1 was Paddy Payne with 108lb 1oz.


2nd on peg 15 was Jim Hart with 96lb 09oz.


3rd on peg 38 was Brian Protheroe with 83lb 15oz.


Cwmcelyn Angling was on The Match Lake on Sunday.


1st was Dai Mann 49lb 15oz.


2nd was Brian King with 35lb 12oz.


3rd was Andrew Mann with 35lb 4oz.


Veteran Speciman angler Alan Harris was on peg 8 and had 9 fish including 2 mirrors ‘The Don’ at 38lb 4oz and ‘Rambo’ at 37lb 2oz.






Sam Bond on peg 9 had a lovely koi weighing in at 20lb exact.




Nikki Mahoney on peg 3 caught ‘The Turk’ weighing 30lb 13oz.


Anthony Say had a good session on Megs Corner catching 5 fish including ‘Captain Hook’ 30lb 7oz and ‘Double D’ weighing 30lb.




 

Pasque Bounauito was on peg 6 and caught his PB a lovely mirror called ‘Trio’ weighing 33l 14oz.





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.

 

Match & Catch Reports for the Past Week.

Posted by Richard on June 20, 2017 at 12:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The weather has been beautiful at the fishery this week with some days very hot.

On Saturday the fish started spawning big time on the Specimen Lake and we closed the lake for a week. Sorry to all the fishermen who were on the lake at the time for cutting your stay short and thank-you for being so understanding.

Wednesdays open was on The Match Lake. In 1st place was Alan Godrich on peg 9 weighing 119lb 5oz.

2nd was Andy Scott on peg 14 with 95lb 8oz.

3rd was Brian Protheroe on peg 19 with 83lb 9oz.

4th was Dan Bowen on peg 2 with 80lb 2oz.

White Springs Sunday open was on The New Canal and 1st on peg 20 was Rob Jones weighing 159lb 12oz.





2nd on peg 1 was Alan Godrich with 98lb 8oz.

3rd was peg 11 close behind with 98lb 2oz.

4th was Andy Rogers on peg 27 with 97lb 8oz.

Glamorgan Angling were on The Match Lake with 23 anglers. With only 3 pegs empty it fished quite well on a very hot day.

John Calley on peg 14 was 1st with 69lb 8oz.

2nd on peg 12 was Dean Jay with 53lb 4oz.

3rd on peg 15 was Johnny Cox with 43lb 2oz.

On the Big Pit Nick Parker had 15 fish all caught on The White Springs Banana.





Justin Davies also had a good session with 16 fish upto 15lb.

 

On the Pleasure Lake Tyrone was with Warren and Gary Lovell and had 40 carp between them up to 20lb all using White Springs Banana.

 

Andrew Rees was on 9A and beat his PB with a stunning mirror called ‘The Don’ weighing 37lb 8oz using CR baits.

Jamie Rutherford was on the Soil Shed and caught a lovely mirror ‘The Grey Lady’ weighing 30lb 10oz.





 

Lee Stokes was on peg 7 and had four 20+fish, the biggest a 28lb 1 mirror.





 

Ian Davies on Megs Corner had 2 fish; a 25lb 4oz common and a stunning 20lb 4oz ghosty that gave him a hell of a fight.





Martin Matthews on the Soil Shed had the gorgeous ‘Long Common’ at 29lb 14oz.

 

Stuart Little had his PB landing the cracking common ‘Bailey’ weighing in at 37lb 5oz.





 

Angler of the week was John Roach Junior all the way from Liverpool.

He had 9 fish including a 22lb grassy and in the last 30 hours he caught ‘Nessie’ a common weighing 32lb 5oz, ‘CTCs cousin’ a mirror at 31lb 3oz and ‘Charlie’ another mirror weighing 30lb 8oz. He was one happy lad driving back to Liverpool.

 

Congratulations to everyone on your PB’s.

 

The Specimen Lake was closed on Saturday 17th and will re-open on Friday 30th June, Due to the fish spawning, sorry to any inconvenience.

All other Lakes are open as usual.

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

 

Catch & Match Results Up To 13th June.

Posted by Richard on June 20, 2017 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

It’s been a wet week at the fishery this week but the fishing has been pretty good.

Wednesdays open was on the Pleasure Lake.

1st was Alan Godrich 41lb 8oz.

2nd John Charlesworth 34lb 12oz.

3rd Lou Spinks 33lb 4oz.

Sundays open was on the New Canal.

1st on peg 15 was Alan Godrich winning again using 10mm boilies.

2nd on peg 36 was Steve ‘beefy’ Beresford with 82lb 10oz.

3rd peg 10 was Dick Brunton with 69lb and close behind was Lou spinks on peg 5 with 68lb.

On the Big Pit Mike Jones did a 24 hour session and caught 13 carp up to 18lb 6oz using White Springs Banana Wafters.


On the Pleasure Lake 15yr old Luke Johnson had a cracking day catching 10 different species of fish including a 3lb 6oz Perch, 2lb Crucian, 12lb Carp, Bream, Tench and Golden Orfe.

On the Specimen Lake fishing on Megs Corner was White Springs manager Gavin Wellington who did very well having 10 takes and landing 9 including 2 20’s the biggest 24lb 8oz all caught on the new White Springs Banana Pastel.

Brad Peters on peg 3 had his first fish on the Specimen Lake, a beautiful 20lb Koi Carp.





Kris Jenkins did very well again fishing the Old Cabin landing 7 fish in total, including a mint 22lb ghost mirror,




26lb 8oz common and a lovely mirror known as ‘The Grey Lady’ weighing 31lb 5oz.





Chris Curran from Liverpool was on peg 11a and after 25minutes of his rods being in the water. He landed a new PB, a lovely mirror called ‘Captain Hook’ weighing 31lb 8oz.





Stuart Richards also had his PB, a lovely 21lb mirror fishing on Megs Corner.





Mark Powell was on cabin 11. He had 3 takes, a 21lber, he lost one at the net which was a lump, but 20 minutes later he was made up for his loss with a stunning common known as ‘Cheryl’ weighing 37lb 14oz and a new PB.




Congratulations to everyone on their PB’s.

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

 

Late May Match & Catch Results.

Posted by Richard on June 2, 2017 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)


At White Springs this week it’s been mostly dry with a thunderstorm or two.

On the four Pleasure Lakes the fish have been spawning here and there.

On the Specimen Lake they were very close but with the storms and cooler temperature the fish are still not showing any signs.


Wednesdays open was on The New Canal and in 1st place on peg 10 was Dan Bowen with 124lb 07oz.

2nd was Rob White on peg 36 with 90lb.

3rd was Chris Wells peg 24 with 87lb 6oz.

Sundays open on The New Canal saw Jim Hart on peg 15 win, weighing 102lb 2oz, close behind was Alan Godrich on peg 36 with 101lb.

3rd peg 31 Andy Rogers with 98lb 14oz.

4th was Lou Spinks peg 10 with 92lb 11oz

5th Neil Daniels on peg 1 with 88lb 12oz.

On the Big Pit, Justin Davies had a good session with over ten carp.




Jaden Hill was on the Pleasure Lake where he caught his PB of 3lb. He had another spell on the Big Pit under the guidance of Steffan Wolf where he beat his PB again landing a lovely 10lb 7oz carp.



Steffan has had too many to count, up to 15lb. All fish caught on White Springs Boilies.




On The Specimen Lake, Adam Davies fishing on the Soil Shed had a nice session with 3 fish including ‘CTC’ at 29lb 2oz and ‘Trio’ at 36lb 12oz equalling his PB. All caught on CRI.





Simon Clayton continued his good streak with another good session on peg 7 including 26lb common, 27lb mirror and a lovely 29lb mirror.

On his first visit to White Springs Sion Donovan on peg 6 had a nice 24lb 4oz common.




Nick Richards on peg 3 had a nice 25lb mirror.




Angler of the week has to be Anthony Needs who started on peg 10 for a 24hr session and had a 16lb & 21lb mirrors.

He then had to move to 9A and after a couple of hours and landed a new PB, the absolutely stunning common called ‘Hobnob’, weighing in at a healthy 38lb 13oz.

All fish were caught using CR1.




To let everyone know from June 1st every angler on every lake at our complex must have antiseptic carp care treatment, to treat fish’s mouths, cuts, missing scales etc.

Congratulations to everyone on your PB’s.

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 jacktaff1965@yahoo.co.uk 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.

End of the Month Catch & Match Reports.

Posted by Richard on April 28, 2017 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

With the Easter holidays and nice weather it’s been a busy week at White Springs.

Wednesdays open was on the Match Lake and Alan Godrich on peg 11 won weighing 91lb 7oz.

2nd on peg 15 was Steve O’Mara with 59lb 2 oz.

3rd Lou Spinks on peg 21 with 51lb 8oz.


Sundays open on The New Canal saw John Charlesworth on peg 13 weighing 78lb 2oz.

2nd was peg 23 Alan Godrich with 69lb 2oz.

3rd on peg 9 Jim Hart with 57lb 8oz.

4th peg 17 Andy Rodgers with 52lb 12oz.


Sir Howy were on The Match Lake on Sunday and Mikey Williams won with 98lb.

2nd was Ian Exall 96lb 11oz.

3rd was Phil Weaver 82lb 15oz

4th Rob Jones with 70lb 7oz.


Andrew Chilcott and his son(using his own rod for first time) were on the Big Pit and had over 25 fish.

Jamie Davies fishing on peg 8 had 2 fish, a 21lb mirror and a lovely 30lb 2oz common caught on White Springs banana wafters.

His mate Joseph Rosser also on peg 8 had a beautiful 14lb 8oz ghosty.


Fishing on peg 3 was Mark Boycie Boyes and caught the stunning Mr Tuts weighing his best weight of 31lb 9oz and a new PB as well.
David Knowels staying in one of our log cabins and only fishing the days had 2 fish including a lovely 31lb 9oz common called ‘Chunk’ and was also his PB.


Dylan Price Jones a member of the welsh junior carp team, after getting his first pay packet from his first job, the first place he wanted to come was White Springs.

He booked 9A and after about 2 hours he’d got a stunning mirror called ‘The Don’ on the bank weighing 38lb 2oz becoming his PB.

I have to say his fish care was exemplary especially for someone 16years of age, treating the fish with carp care, the handling of the fish, everything ready.

A pleasure to have you on our lake young man.


Congratulations to everyone on your PB’s.

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

Latest April Match & Catch Reports.

Posted by Richard on April 13, 2017 at 5:00 AM Comments comments (0)

With the weather being sunny this week it’s been busy with anglers and the fishing had been pretty good.

The open on Wednesday was on The New Canal.

On Peg 17 John Charlesworth was 1st with 97lb 12oz.

2nd on peg 26 was James Thomas with 90lb 12oz.

3rd on peg 1was Alan Godrich with 79lb.

4th on peg 13 was Mick Brown with 72lb 4oz.


Sundays open was on The New Canal.

Andy Rogers on peg 8 won weighing with 83lb 14oz.

2nd on peg 29 was Alan Godrich with 74lb 2oz.

3rd on peg 19 was Matthew Edwards with 70lb

4th on peg 23 was Hot Dog with 63lb 13oz.


Angling club ‘One Last Cast’ were on The Match Lake on Sunday.

1st was Milo Clarke with 88lb 3oz.

2nd Darren with 55lb.

3rd was Steven Roberts with 53lb 7oz.


James Bibb had a good day on The Big Pit beating his PB twice with a 15lb and then a 17lb, caught on a White Springs banana pop-up.


Lee Hancock and his young lad had over 18 fish on the Big Pit, including a lovely mirror at 18lb.


Andrew Rees had a stunning common off peg 2 on the Specimen Lake weighing 29lb 9oz.

Bill O’sullivan on peg 7 had two fish, including a lovely common at 31lb.

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Martin Matthews fishing on the Soil Shed had another good weekend with 7 fish including the stunning mirror ‘Clover’ weighing 36lb 4oz.

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

Late March Catch & Match Reports.

Posted by Richard on April 5, 2017 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

The weather has been good this week with sunny days but chilly nights, and the fishing has been pretty good.

The Wednesday open was on the New Canal and Rob White won off peg 26 with 91lb 8oz.

2nd was Jim Hart 42lb 12oz.

3rd Chris Bradley 38lb 6oz.

Sunday’s open was also on the New Canal and everyone had a good days fishing.

Austin Roberts on peg 30 won with 62lb 12oz.

2nd was Andy Kirtley with 57lb.

3rd was Charlie Rowlins 42lb 1oz.

4th Steven Beresford with 41lb 4oz.

On the Big Pit Tyrone Smith had a good session landing 14 fish.

The biggest an 18lb 2oz which was his PB.

All fish were caught using White Springs Banana.

Rhys John fishing for carp had a nice 2lb perch on the pit.

On the Specimen Lake welsh carp team member Natalie May was on peg 2 and caught her new PB a fish called Nails weighing in at 28lb 11oz. Natalie and her welsh team mates have a match on the Specimen Lake on 28th April against England.

Martin Mathews on peg 6 caught CTC’s Cousin weighing 30lb.

On peg 7, Jason Canter caught a 33lb 4oz mirror Known as Charlie and became his PB as-well.

Angler of the week has to be Ian Lovering fishing on the old cabin hasn’t caught a 30lb plus fish for 3 years, had 2 30’s in 24hrs 1st fish on Sunday night a stunning mirror called Trio 35lb 3oz, then on Monday morning he caught an Absolute stunning mirror weighing in at 35lb 8oz.

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Well done everyone 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.

End of February Match & Catch Results.

Posted by Richard on March 1, 2017 at 7:40 AM Comments comments (0)

 

The fishing has been up and down again this week with some good weights on days and bad weights on others.

 

The White Springs open was on the Big Pit on Wednesday.

 

Alan Godrich came 1st with 61lb 12oz.

 

2nd was Rob White with 41lb 08oz.

 

3rd was Jim Hart with 14lb 12oz.

 

Sundays open was on The New Canal which saw Alan Godrich win again with 76lb 08oz.

 

2nd was Chris Bradley with 31lb 07oz.

 

3rd was Steven Beresford with 19lb 12oz.

 

Rhys Levi John braved the terrible weather on The Big Pit catching several carp in a 24hr session.

 

 

 

Jamie Davies had six fish on the Pleasure Lake including a couple of nice doubles all caught using White Springs Banana pop ups over a bed of freebies.

 

On the Specimen Lake the fish have been flying out with over forty fish being caught this week.

 

Simon Neale did a quick overnighter on the Soil Shed landing three fish including a beautiful 26lb 10oz leather. All caught using White Springs Cream & Toffee pop ups.

 

 

 

On the old cabin Edward Anthony and his daughter Carys had a good week catching six fish each.

 

Carys had four nice 20s including a nice 24lb 06oz mirror. Edward had three nice 20s including a 26lb 07oz common.

 

 

 

 

Angler of the week is Ryan Donahoe who had peg 11 for 24hrs and caught a stunning mirror. A personal best of 37lb 06oz. He then had to move to 11A for 24hrs and caught a lovely 21lb 08oz leather.

 

 

 

Both caught on the White Spring’s Banana Wafters. Well done lad.

 

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

Late February Catch & Match News.

Posted by Richard on February 26, 2017 at 12:15 PM Comments comments (0)

 

It’s been a busy week at the fishery on all of the lakes.

 

The Winter league had its fourth round and on the New Canal.

 

Danny Baker came 1st with 60lb 12oz.

 

2nd was John Harvey weighing in with 57lb 14oz.

 

3rd was Robert Jones with 42lb 10oz.

 

On the Match Lake Adam Mitchel was 1st with 47lb 03oz.

 

2nd was James Thomas with 43lb 10oz.

 

3rd was Chris Jones with 42lb 05oz.

 

The White Springs open was on the Pleasure Lake and Graham Davies came 1st weighing 35lb.

 

2nd was Brian Protheroe with 24lb 08oz.

 

3rd was Alan Godrich with 23lb 14oz.

 

Tyrone Smith had a nice ten pounder on the Big Pit.

 

Mike Jones had a couple of nice Perch on the Pleasure Lake the biggest at 3lb.

 

On the Specimen Lake, Ethan Thomas showed that hard work and persistence pays off, after months of trying to catch a 30 from White Springs he finally got one.

 

Fishing off the Old Cabin he landed a new thirty for the lake, a stunning 32lb 02oz mirror which he named ‘Double D’.

 

 

Carl Buttons had two fish including his PB. A beautiful common weighing 32lb 04oz called ‘Button’.

 

 

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

Early February Catch & Match Reports.

Posted by Richard on February 18, 2017 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)

 

With the weather still wet and cold, the fishing is very up and down.

 

The open on Wednesday was on the New Canal with Dan Bowen winning with 52lb 3oz.

 

2nd was Rob Jones with 25lb.

 

3rd was Alan Godrich with 23lb.

 

Sunday was White Springs winter leagues 3rd round on the New Canal.

 

Ben Hicks had a good day weighing 95lb 05oz.

 

2nd was Chris Wells with 36lb 02oz.

 

3rd was Bob Giles with 50lb 13oz.

 

On the Match Lake John Harvey won with 36lb 02oz.

 

2nd was Sean McCarthy with 30lb 04oz.

 

On the Big Pit Jamie Davies had a few nice carp using White Springs Banana pink and white pop-ups.

 

 

 

The Specimen Lake has come alive this week with over thirty fish coming out.

 

John Flewin continued his hot streak having three fish off the soil shed including another ‘A’ team member ‘CTC’ weighing 31lb 10oz.

 

James Morgan on peg 10 beat his PB landing the stunning Rambo weighing 38lb 02oz.

 

 

 

 

Jason Hook on peg 7 had a nice brace with a 21lb mirror. He then landed a new thirty for the lake a beautiful 32lb mirror which Jason named ‘Captain Hook’.

 

 

 

 

End of January Catch Reports.

Posted by Richard on February 18, 2017 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)

 

With the weather being very cold and wet at the end of the week the fishing has been very hot and cold.

 

The White Springs open on Wednesday was on the Match Lake and Chris Bradley on peg 19 weighed in 55lb 10oz,

 

2nd was Rob Jones on peg 16 with 45lb 14oz

 

3rd was Alan Godrich on peg 21 with 34lb 9oz.

 

On Sunday the winter league had their second round, with both matches being very close.

 

On the Match Lake Rob Jones in 1st place with 32lb 2oz,

 

2nd was Mikey Williams with 30lb 10oz

 

3rd was Ian Exall with 29lb 9oz.

 

On the New Canal Nigel Morris had his second win weighing 48lb 6oz,

 

2nd was Dan Bowen with 42lb 8oz.

 

3rd was , Andrew Crocker with 41lb 8oz.

 

Rob Jones fishing this week on the Match Lake had a cracking F1 weighing in at 8lb 8oz.

 

Alan Price had a good session on the soil shed with 2 fish including Mr Tutts, at his biggest weight of 31lb 08oz.

 

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Aaron Fisher had a nice end to a hard session, he had 2 fish a nice scaly mirror 17lb and another mirror at 21lb 2oz.

Hywel Lloyd Jones had a good session with 3 fish, two at 24lb and another at 20lb.

 

 

 

Late January Catch & Match Reports.

Posted by Richard on February 18, 2017 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)

 

It’s in winter mode, some days are good then others are bad, but despite that Ernie Mitchell comes to every winter league with his son Adam.

 

On the first match this year Ernie picked a not so good peg on the New Canal only to go and win the day with 59lb, and Adam came second with 55lb. 28 anglers took part, well done to Ernie you haven’t lost your touch.

 

Another angler to do well was Alan Godrich fishing with the senior group to land 92lb on the Big Pit.

 

In 2nd place was Tony Wale with 71lb. Also the Perch have been on the move with visiting angler Graeme King landing a nice 4lb 12oz in mint condition off the pit-canal.

 

On the Specimen Lake, angler of the week was Simon Neale who fished the soil shed for a quick overnighter to land three fish to 21lb.

Another angler to do well was John Flewing who fished the soil shed for 48hours to land two fish including a fish called Nessie at 32lb, also Scott Roberts fished peg 11 to land two fish to 24lb.

 

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Here are some nice fish to have come out over the past eight weeks.

 

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