Cut Tail 24lb 12oz Leacroft April 2017

I recently popped up Leacroft for a few hours one evening, fishing as light a possible, armed only with 2 rods, net, cradle & a bit bait I was fortunate enough see a few fish roll which shortly  resulted in me landing the Cut Tail mirror at the biggest weight I’ve ever known it at.. read more →

27 Mar 2017
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New Blackfords Carp Record…33lb 8oz!!!

At long last the Big Common at Leacroft has been caught, there has been a long list of anglers chasing this common of late and nearly 9 months have past since its last capture, so you may say it was due! On Friday 24th March at around 8pm John Startin finally netted Leacrofts jewel, John is.. read more →

Kingswood 20lb Mirror – John Clarke

Well done to John Clarke (Orange John) who recently landed this cracking Kingswood original Mirror at 20lb 12oz, Johns been putting some time in down Kingswood recently so this fish is well deserved. Nice one John…well done! read more →

Leacroft 27lb 8oz ‘The Baby Common’ Feb 2017

Well done to Phil locke for his recent capture of this stunning Common Carp from leacfoft Pool caught late Feb 2017. The common is a well known fish that seems to have been given the name ‘The Baby Common’, although not so much of a baby now at its biggest weight of 27lb 8oz! This particular fish.. read more →

Bream Stocking Calfheath Feb 2017

As with all things in life, its not all plain sailing and from time to time things don’t go as expected or as planned. For many years Calfheath has been by far the most prolific water on the Blackfords ticket with huge catches of Bream, Roach & Carp possible on the right day. Its always been a.. read more →

20 Feb 2017
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Kingswood Stocking Nov 2016

Once again Summer is a distant memory, the nights have drawn in and the Winter is upon us, for anglers, this time of year generally means cold feet, plenty of hot brews and challenging fishing, but its also the time of year when fisheries around the country are planning and building for the future! Things at Blackfords are no different, we are please.. read more →

29 Nov 2016
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11 Oct 2016
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Koi herpes virus disease outbreak confirmed in West Midlands o 21 September 2016 o Press release o Cefas Koi herpes virus (KHV) disease has been confirmed in carp (Cyprinus carpio) at Bells Mill Fisheries, West Midlands Koi herpes virus disease outbreak confirmed in West Midlands o 15 September 2016 o Press release o Cefas Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease has been confirmed.. read more →

05 Oct 2016
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Kingswood Match Results 20th Aug

 Kingswood Match 20 August 2016 Exceptional weights on a very windy and wet day at Kingswood. The winner Less Thompson (photo 856) caught 26 lbs 6ozs mixed small fish on the Pole using caster and worm hook bait from peg 36. The two backing Weights were Dave Nichols (851) with 22 lbs 8ozs and Gary.. read more →