White Springs

Garnswllt Rd
Pontardulais
Swansea
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Catch & Match Reports up to 22nd May.

Posted by Richard on May 24, 2018 at 3:45 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 Neil Daniels 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 O’Mara 62lb 4oz.

3rd peg 9 Chris Hall 60lb 8oz.

4th peg 30 Chris Oag 60lb 6oz.

Cefn Forest were on the Match Lake Sunday.

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 Spring’s 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 ‘Button’.



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

 

News & Catch Reports up to 1st May.

Posted by Richard on May 24, 2018 at 2:20 AM Comments comments (0)

 

It’s been a very busy week at the fishery with the Specimen Lake full almost every day; we closed the Pleasure Lake this week for improvements sorry if this has inconvenienced any one. White Springs open on Wednesday was on the New Canal.

1st peg 14 58lb 4oz Alan Godrich.

2nd peg 26 59lb Paddy Paine.

3rd peg 19 44lb 12oz Brian Prothero.

Sundays open was also on the New Canal with 18 anglers attending.

1st peg 17 95lb 12oz Andrew Wray.

2nd peg 41 61lb 12oz Ben Hicks.

3rd peg 11 55lb 10oz Chris Wells.

4th peg 21 54lb 4oz Dick Brunton.

Aberglais were on the Match Lake on Sunday.

1st Peg 26 Andrew Jones 75lb 11oz.

2nd peg 5 Paddy Paine 64lb 11oz.

3rd peg 14 Brian Prothero 56lb 7oz.

On the Big Pit Ricky John had a 14lb common and a 19lb mirror.

Danny Fletcher had 4 fish, a cracking 20lber the best.

On the Pleasure Lake young angler Mason Jones had a good day catching plenty of carp, some really pretty ones too.




On the Specimen Lake Chris Lloyd has his 1st ever grass carp at 21lb 7oz off peg 6.



On peg 7 Jack Turner had 3 fish including a new pb a 29lb 6oz mirror.

Lee Stokes was with him and also had 3 fish up to 23lb 12oz.

Alan Evans was peg 8 and had a good session as always. He had 3 fish, a beautiful 23lb 6oz mirror, a 29lb 12oz mirror ‘Scar’ and a 34lb 6oz common ‘Bailey’.





Paul Thomas fished peg 13 and caught Captain Hook at 30lb 6oz.

Mark Edwards caught the Turk at 30lb 8oz off The Island.




Chris Robinson was on peg 11 and had a nice 24lb 10oz mirror.

Tommy Andrews caught a nice mirror ‘Two Scale’ at 33lb 3oz on peg 7.

Connor Coleman had 5 fish including 3 20’s, biggest 24lb 7oz off peg 6 then moved to the Soil Shed and had a nice 18lb 6oz ghosty.

Andrew Edwards fished 9a and had ‘Jasper’ at 33lb 2oz.




Georgia Griffiths fished peg 8a and had a new Pb ‘Mr Angry’ at 31lb 8oz.




Gary from Newport had 2 fish a double mirror and a nice 20lb common off 8A. It’s nice to see the fish coming from all over the lake. Congrats to everyone on their PB’s.

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

 

Match & Catch reprt up to 23 April.

Posted by Richard on April 23, 2018 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

 

With some lovely weather finally this week we were able to do some mowing and the fishery looks stunning.

Wednesdays open was on the Match Lake.

1st Alan Godrich peg 14 169lb 6oz.

2nd Rob White peg 7 72lb 4oz.

3rd Paddy Paine peg 13 67lb 7oz.

4th Brian Prothero peg 19 57lb 10oz.

Sundays open was on the New Canal.

1st Scott Odam peg 17 121lb 4oz.

2ndChris oag peg 20 107lb 2oz.

3rdAlan Godrich peg 26 94lb.

4th Dan Bowen peg 11 77lb.

5th Andrew Wray peg 23 76lb 4oz.

On the Pleasure Lake young angler Ashton Phillips was with his dad fishing and caught a few carp including his Pb 17lb common.



Dan Evans had 48lb of silvers and about 10 carp.

On the Big Pit Neil Andrews had 16 fish upto 14lbs.

Jaden Hill was fishing with Sam Childs for an hour and had 5 fish, he also lost a carp at the net about 15lb which would of beaten his 10lb4oz pb. He wasn’t very happy and took it out by Kicking and throwing everything around the living room.



On the Specimen Lake Tyrone Smith was on peg 2 and caught 2 out of 3 takes including a new pb a 21lb 5oz mirror.



Stephen Jones fished the Soil Shed and caught 2 fish a 21lb 8oz common and a stunning mirror at 20lb 4oz.

Kris Jenkins did a 24hr on the new Jaden’s cabin peg 1 and had 6 fish the biggest 26lb.



Connor Bull was on 9a and had a nice 27lb mirror.

Joe Hawkins fished 6a and had a new pb of 21lb 6oz.

Anthony Needs did 48hrs on peg 6 had 2 fish he then moved to 3a for the last couple of hours and had a nice 24lb mirror.



Sam Redmond on peg 8 had 2 fish the best a 20lb 4oz his mate was with him and had a cracking 30lb 8oz mirror called ‘Kaiju’.



Cory Jones fished peg 6 and caught the awesome ‘Cheryl’ only his 2nd fish of the year and was a new pb weighing 38lb 12oz.



Congratulations to everyone on your pbs.

 

Catch & Match Reports up to 20th April.

Posted by Richard on April 23, 2018 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)

It’s been a good week at the fishery and the fishing has been pretty good. The White Springs open on Sunday was on the Match Lake.

1st peg 7 Alan Godrich 79lb 8oz.

2nd peg 10 Ryan Drummer 45lb 8oz.

3rd peg 21 Mick Brown 39lb 10oz.

Sir Howy were on the New Canal on Sunday.

1st peg 20 Rob Jones 120lb 6oz.

2nd peg 18 Andrew Crocker 106lb 15oz.

3rd peg 23 Valdi 89lb 9oz.

4th Peg 41 Phil Weaver 86lb 6oz.

On the Pleasure Lake Jason Hiorns and his young lad had a good day catching bream to 3lb and a Pb roach almost a 1lb and carp to 8lb 4oz a Pb for Jason and also an eel.

Tom Evans had good day fishing for silvers with about 60lb including bream to 4lb and a cracking roach almost 2lb.

On the Big Pit Chris Macey and his cousin Jon were looking for perch, just before they were about to leave Jon caught a cracking 4lb 13oz pb perch and what a fish it was.



Young lad Ethan Morrison was fishing with his dad on the weekend and caught his pb carp weighing 21lb 6oz.

Shaun Williams normally fishes the Specimen Lake but tried the Big Pit and caught his pb of 22lb.



8yr old Jaden Hill had 5 carp he wasn’t very happy as he lost a big one at the net which would have easily beaten his 10lb pb.



On the Specimen Lake Sam Childs fished 8a landed a small double but lost 2 fish one being a lump.

Dave Smith was on Jaden’s cabin (peg 1) and had 3 fish including a beautiful common ‘Chunk’ weighing 30lb 9oz a new pb.



Anthony Needs fished the Soil Shed and had 4 fish the best a nice 25lb mirror,.

Sioned Weeks was on 11a and had a 21lb 6oz mirror


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Neil Say had a great session on peg 7 ha had 8 takes and landed 6 fish including 3 17lbers a 26lb common and a lovely mirror weighing 30lb 2oz called CTC’s Cousin, he also had Mr Happy topping the scales at 30lb 11oz.




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Well done everyone on your PB’s

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

 

Match & Catch News Up to 9th April.

Posted by Richard on April 23, 2018 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)


It’s been a busy week at the fishery this week and the fishing has been good most of the time.

White Springs open on Sunday was on the New Canal

1st peg 23 rob jones 119lb 14oz.

2nd peg 17 Gavin Jones 108lb 8oz.

3rd peg 20 Dan Bowen 87lb 15oz.

4th peg 29 Ryan Thomas 52lb 12oz.

5th Peg 5 Alan Godrich 49lb 5oz.

Jason Dale Hiorns took his 9yrs old on the Pleasure Lake and had 50lb of Bream and a Carp including a Pb of 4lb 6oz for the young lad.



The Big Pit has been fishing well this week.

Theodore Davies had a nice mirror at 14lb 6oz.

Michael Hitchcock caught a lovely 20lber.

Jason Cox had a cracking 23lb mirror.



Steve Dixon had 72hrs in one of our pods and caught quite a few carp mostly doubles.

On the Specimen Lake the start of the week was quite slow, but it picked up slowly, Paul White was on peg 6 and caught his Pb mirror weighing 31lb 2oz He called it ‘Kaiju’ monster in Japanese.



Martin Mathews was on peg 2 and caught CTC’s Cousin at 31lb 9oz.



Richard Jones was on peg 8a and had his pb a 23lb 12oz mirror.

Luke Murry was fishing with him and also caught his PB a mirror weighing 22lb.

Gemma Williams fished on the Old Cabin and caught her PB, a beauty of a mirror weighing 31lb 8oz called ‘Olivia’.



Mike Preedy fished peg 7 and had 2 fish including a fish called ‘Two Scale’ weighing 31lb.



Connor Evans fished peg 6 and had a dream session. He had 8 fish and lost 3 through hook pulls, he caught the stunning Cheryl at 39lb 14oz a new Pb. He also had a new fish weighing 31lb 10oz he called it ‘Delia’ his other fish were 2 x 20lb 2 x 18lb 2 x 14lb.





Congratulations everyone on your PB’s

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

 

Catch News Up to 2nd April 2018.

Posted by Richard on April 23, 2018 at 7:45 AM Comments comments (0)

 

 

It’s been a mostly dry week at White Springs and the fishing has been pretty good.

White Springs open on Sunday was on the Pleasure Lake;

 

1st Andy Rodgers peg 17 98lb 7oz.

2nd Peter Williams peg 4 84lb 3oz.

3rd Mike Brown peg 6 66lb 10oz.

4th Andrew Wray peg 3 59lb 12oz.

 

On Sunday Aberglais were on the New Canal;

 

1st Philip Jones peg 26 56lb 6oz.

2nd Andrew Jones peg 20 55lb 6oz.

3rd Brian Protheroe peg 14 54lb 04oz.

4th Graham Davies peg 17 52lb 02oz.

 

On the Pleasure Lake Martin Hill caught his PB of 9lb 07oz.

John Davies fished for silvers and had 58lb including some nice roach up to 21/2lb.

Simon Jones had a good day fishing for Perch, he had 2 fish 1lb 8oz and 3lb 6oz.

 

On The Big Pit Chris Ellis had a few carp including a nice 20lb.



Rob Pretty has been trying to beat his PB perch for a couple of years, on his first visit to White Springs he managed to land a 3lb 10oz PB.

 

On the Specimen Lake Sam Maldon travelled from Stoke for his first visit and caught a lovely mirror called ‘Emily’ weighing 32lb 12oz and a new PB aswell.



 

Martin Mathews fished The Island swim and caught ‘Warrior’ at 37lb 04oz.



 

Adam Davies fished 9a and caught 3 fish an 18lb common, a 22lb mirror and the beautiful mirror ‘Double D’ weighing 31lb.



 

David Middleton from Essex came for his first time, he fished cabin 8A and doubled his PB landing the stunning ‘Mr Happy’ weighing 32lb 14oz.



Jeberrias Martin fished peg 7 and had 3 20’s, the biggest 28lb.

On Monday we knocked down the old cabin (peg 1). Redesigned all the peg and put a new pod there just in time for Ryan Morley and his dad to go on there on Friday.

Ryan managed 6 fish including a 18lb, a 21lb 04oz, and 2 A-Team fish ‘Scar’ at 29lb 04oz and ‘The Big Lin’ at 29lb 12oz.



Just goes to show the fish at White Springs don’t mind a bit of noise.

Sorry if the work inconvenienced anyone and congratulations everyone on your PB’S.

 

 

News Up to 28th March.

Posted by Richard on April 23, 2018 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (0)

With the weather being milder this week the fishing is picking up. The final round of the Winter League was on Sunday with the top 5 or 6 anglers all with a chance of 1st place.

New canal

1st peg 17 Danny Baker 99lb 3oz.

2nd peg 23 Ian Exall 93lb 8oz.

3rd peg 38 Joel Godman 76lb 4oz.

Match Lake.

1st peg 12 Luke Sorokin 64lb 2oz.

2nd peg 2 Chris Oak 55lb 9oz.

3rd peg 13 Andrew Crocker 43lb 11oz.

Overall placings for the whole Winter League.

1st Danny Baker.

2nd Adam Mitchell.

3rd Chris Wells.

4th Mikey Williams.

5th Andrew Crocker.

Congratulations Danny and well done to all competitors turning up in all kinds of weather every week. A special thankyou to Nigel Morris for all the hard work he does running the White Springs Winter League.

On the Pleasure Lake Dylan Davies had 7 carp.

Mike Jones had a good day fishing for silvers 55lb in total including some nice roach of 2lb.

On the Big Pit David Cowdry had 4 perch over 3lb including a new pb of 3lb 10oz, his stepson was with him and also had a pb of 2lb 15oz.







Justin Davies fished again and caught over 30 fish.



On the Specimen Lake Nick Parker on cabin 9 had his birthday here and was rewarded with two presents a 20lb 10oz common and a 25lb mirror Happy Birthday Nick.



Andrew Llewellyn on 11a had 2 fish 17lb and 15lb.



On peg 10 was Paul White with a stunning mirror Boyo at its biggest weight of 36lb.

Fishing on cabin 7 was Rhys Harrison who managed to catch the Awesome ‘Bruno’ weighing in at 42lb 4oz smashing his PB.



Well done everyone.

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

 

catch & Match Reports up to 20th March.

Posted by Richard on April 23, 2018 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (0)

 


The lakes fished very well up until the very cold weather returned on the Friday.

The 5th round of the Winter League was on Sunday in absolute freezing conditions it was hard for the boys.

Match Lake.

1st peg 14 Chris wells 47lb.

2nd peg 23 Danny Baker 46lb.

3rd peg 25 rob Jones 36lb.

New Canal.

1st peg 41 Andrew Crocker 57lb 13oz.

2nd peg 8 John Harvey 44lb 15oz.

3rd peg 32 Nigel Morris 34lb 3oz.

On the Pleasure Lake Jason Dale Hiorns had a nice day catching 46lb of Bream and a couple of Carp.

The Specimen Lake has fished very well during the week.

Simon Clayton fished peg 3 and caught a lovely Ghostie.

Ellis Jones was on 8a and caught a 17lber.

Sonny Thompson was on the Old Cabin and had 3 fish including the beautiful ‘Mr Happy’ weighing in at 31lb 6oz.



Daniel Andrews was on peg 7 and caught 6 fish all 20’s.

Ryan Donahoe was on 11a and caught a lovely 32lb 6oz mirror known as ‘Double D’.



Ethan Thomas fished on the Soil Shed and caught a 34lb 2oz mirror known as ‘CTC’.



Stephen Jones fished on peg 7 he had 3 fish a 14lb 8oz common 23lb 6oz mirror and a new pb a mirror weighing 37lb 6oz known as ‘Warrior’.



Congratulations on your PB’s

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

 

 

Catch News Up to 12th March

Posted by Richard on March 15, 2018 at 6:55 AM Comments comments (0)

 


With the cold spell hopefully ended and the milder weather here, the fish are starting to come on the feed. White Springs open on Sunday was on the New Canal.


1st peg 13 Chris wells 118lb 4oz.

2nd peg 17 Andy Rogers 95lb 2oz.

3rd peg 32 Mich Halligan 85lb 8oz.

4th peg 9 Scott Odam 85lb 4oz.

5th peg 23 Dick Brunton 63lb 4oz.


Justin Davies did well on the Big Pit catching a few doubles including stunning common and mirrors.




Mike Davies had a good day landing 12 fish the best a 20lb 6oz mirror.

On the Specimen Lake Robert Llewelyn was fishing peg 9 and had a 25lb 8oz mirror.



A man who called himself Jigger fished peg 3a and caught a 26lb 8oz mirror.

Danny Fletcher had a 19lb common on the Old Cabin.

Ollie Seaborn had a 16lb common on peg 2.

Lewis Andrews fished 9a and caught the stunning ‘Two Scale’ a mirror weighing 30lb 10oz.

Jack Jenkins did a 24hr on the Soil Shed and had 5 runs and landed 4 of them, all mirrors a 15lb 24lb 8 25lb and the beauty of a mirror ‘The Big Lin’ at 30lb 5oz.




Dave Worlock fished peg 7 and had 2 fish a 21lb mirror and then he smashed his pb catching the awesome ‘Cheryl’ weighing in at 40lb 2oz.



Well done everyone on your PB’s.

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

 

News up to 26th February 2018.

Posted by Richard on March 15, 2018 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (0)

 


It’s been a very cold at the fishery this week. On Sunday it was the 4th round of the winter league

On the Match Lake.

1st Rob Jones peg 13 52lb 8oz

2nd Mikey Williams peg 18 37lb 12oz

3rd Ryan Drummer peg 14 32lb 8oz

4th Luke Sorokin peg 20 26lb 8oz

5th Andrew Ford peg 7 22lb

On the New Canal.

1st Adam Mitchell peg 32 96lb 11oz

2nd Andy Kirtley peg 17 49lb 12oz

3rd Nigel Morris peg 23 44lb 14oz

4th Ian Exall peg 14 35lb 13oz

5th James Thomas peg 29 26lb 5oz.

Adam Mitchell with his catch from the New Canal.


The Specimen Lake has fished very well with fish coming off pegs all around the lake until the cold snap came in on Friday.

Mark Powel on peg 8 had a nice 25lb 2oz common.

Paco Joce fished 8a and had a 20lb 2oz mirror.



Darren Mason had a 21lb 7oz mirror on peg 11a.



Carys Anthony was on the Old Cabin and caught a lovely dark 24lb 10oz mirror.



Iwan Davies fished 3a and caught 3 fish 20lb and over including a 22lb 7oz Pb.



On the Old Cabin John Baz Ferns was fishing and caught his pb a mirror weighing 31lb 11oz called ‘DropTail’ .



Gareth Mayer made his long trip down from Stoke on Trent.

Gareth was on a favourite peg of his The Island.

He managed to catch a stunning mirror at 30lb 8oz it was the first time caught and Gareth named it ‘The Big Lin’.



Daniel Andrews who’s fished here for a few years finally managed his first 30lb carp. He was on Meg’s Corner and landed the stunning ‘Double D’ at 31lb 9oz a Pb for a mirror.



Ryan Donahoe and his mum fished the Soil Shed and did very well. Ryan caught a beauty of a common called ’Chunk’ weighing 31lb 2oz, but was outdone by his mum Sharon this time. Sharon had a lovely 25lb mirror followed with a new pb a cracking common called ‘Mr Tuts’ weighing 32lb.




Darren Gravell ended a bad run of blanks he fished peg 7 and caught a 25lb mirror. Congratulations to everyone with their PB’s.



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

 

Catch & Match News Up to the 20th February.

Posted by Richard on February 24, 2018 at 6:50 PM 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.

 

Match Reports & Catch Results Up to 14th Feb

Posted by Richard on February 24, 2018 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

 


The winter league resumed this week on the Match Lake

1st peg 7 Ian Exall 45lb 4oz

2nd peg 23 Adam Mitchell 36lb 4oz

3rd peg 2 Ron Gibbs 25lb 4oz

4th peg 16 Nigel Morris 18lb 8oz

5th peg 6 Andy kirtley 16lb 6oz

On the New Canal

1st peg 29 Chris Wells 80lb 10oz

2nd peg 11 Mikey Williams 70lb 8oz

3rd peg 20 Luke Sorokin 61lb

4th peg 26 john Harvey 31lb 4oz

5th peg 14 Andrew Ford 21lb 4oz

It’s halfway through the 6 match competition and the leaders at the moment are

1 Mikey Williams 8pts

2 Adam Mitchell 8pts

3 Chris Wells 10pts

4 Danny Baker 11pts

5 Dan Bowen 12pts

Justin Davies fished the Big Pit this week and had a few carp.



On the Specimen Lake Lee Stokes fished peg 6 and had 5 fish up to 21lb.

Liam Smith was on peg 3 and had a nice 22lb mirror caught on CR1 baits.

Simon Clayton was on Meg’s Corner and caught a 21lb mirror.

Lee Callaghan was on the Soil Shed and caught a 26lb 2oz mirror.



Marcus Jones on peg 6 had a 20lb mirror.

On peg 9a John Flewin fished and caught the elusive ‘Charlie’ a cracking mirror of 33lb 8oz.



We did some netting on the Specimen Lake and caught 3600lb of silvers which were taken out amongst all the little roach we caught a lot of specimen roach from a 1.1lb up to over 3lb and also a lot of bream 1lb up to 4lb.

First angler to catch and weigh a roach 3lb or over will wins a free days fishing. We need a picture and someone to witness it.

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

 

Catch & Match News Up to the 16th January.

Posted by Richard on January 25, 2018 at 7:40 AM Comments comments (0)

It has been another steady week at the fishery.

It was the first match of the Winter League on Sunday on the Match Lake.

1st Andrew Crocker with 71lb.

2nd was Danny Baker with 63lb.

3rd was Mikey Williams with 57lb.

On the New Canal.

1st Dan Bowen with 52lb.

2nd Roy McDonald with 51lb.

3rd Ben Hicks with 37.4lb.

 

On the Specimen Lake Curtis James fished peg 9A to land two fish, the best being a fish called Nessy at 34.4lb.



Another angler to do well was regular Martin Mathews who fished peg 2 to land a fish called CTC at 34.8lb.



 

Anthony Kinman fished peg 7 to get his personal best a fish called Mr Angry at 32lb.




 

Catch Reports Up To 16th January

Posted by Richard on January 25, 2018 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)



With the weather being a little more consistent the fishing has been steady.

Teddy Beaver moved to the Soil Shed swim to land a fish called Nails at 24.5lb within 40 mins of moving there.

Mr Pickin fished peg 8 for 48 hours to land his pb.

A fish called Rambo weighing 35.14lb.

Another angler to do well was Damian Lee Davies who fished peg 2 for 72 hours landing 2 fish including one of our new stock.

Damian called the fish Scar weighing 30lb.

White Springs Bailiff Sam Childs fished peg one for 48 hours landing 4 fish to 20lb.

Don’t forget we still have memberships available for 2018, all members can fish for free during the month of February.

Catch Reports & Match News 8th January

Posted by Richard on January 25, 2018 at 7:05 AM Comments comments (0)



 

It’s been a busy time at the fishery over the Christmas period.

We had a two day festival on the Match Lake and New canal.

The first day


Match lake:

1st Peg 22 Rob Jones 62.14

2nd Peg 11 Dai Evans 46.13

3rd Peg 24 Neil Daniels 43.14

4th Peg 2 James Thomas 33.04

5th Peg 17 John Harvey 22.04

New Canal:

1st Peg 9 Andrew Ford 86.08

2nd Peg 32 Chris Wells 56.00

3rd Peg 27 Danny Baker 37.12

4th Peg Chris Hall 35.10

5th Peg 5 Nigel Morris 33.10


The Second Day


Match Lake:

1st Peg 22 Mikey Williams 57.01

2nd Peg 20 Tom Wallace 48.08

3rd Peg 7 Nigel Morris 41.10

4th Peg 14 Danny Baker 27.00

5th Peg 11 Andrew Ford 25.04

New Canal:

1st Peg 32 James Thomas 56.08

2nd Peg 9 Neil Daniels 48.00

3rd Peg 17 Hugh Scott 37.00

4th Peg 41 Rob Jones 22.01

5th Peg 23 Steve John 17.14


Overall Results:

1st Neil Daniels

2nd James Thomas

3rd Rob Jones

4th Andrew Ford

5th Nigel Morris

A NEW LAKE RECORD COMMON ON THE SPECIMAN.

The Specimen Lake has fished well over the Christmas period. Liam Smith fished New Years eve on peg 7, 8am New Year’s Day was into a fish twenty five minutes later the fish was in the net. A common called Bruno at his biggest weight 42lb 6oz. a new PB and lake record common as well.






Martin Mathews was on peg 6 and in 20years of fishing had never had 2x 30+ fish in a session. He started off with a 24lber next morning he landed a new 30lb a cracking mirror at 31lb 11oz which he called ‘Mr Angry’ .




A couple of hours later he was again landing an absolute stunning mirror at 31lb. It was another new 30 and he instantly named it ‘Mr Happy’. Martin said it’s the best xmas present ever.




Matt Steele fished the Old Cabin and caught ‘The Long Common’ at 30lb 10oz.




Nick Parker was on 9a and had 2 fish, a lovely 26lb common and a mirror called ‘Delboy’ at 30lb 10oz.

Kevin Black all the way from ‘Burnley on his first visit to our lake fished on the Soil Shed he caught 3 fish, a 18lb 8oz common, a lovely 20lb leather and to top it off a new thirty. A stunning mirror weighing 31lb 8oz a new pb which he called ‘Olivia’.



Ryan Morley was on peg 7 and after an hour fishing had cracking common ‘Jasper’ weighing 32lb 14oz.

Congratulations everyone on your PB’s

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.

 


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