Steve Crutchley Kingswood 20’s

Well done to Steve Crutch who recently caught this absolutely stunning scaley Kingswood mirror, when they look like this one the weight doesn’t really matter but the fish weighed 22lb 14oz. This take came to a big bed of maize and an M1 hook bait. if that wasn’t enough, steve also caught this cracking 24lb.. read more →

Blackfords 20′s Catch Report

August has been a really productive month at Blackfords on the fishing front with some great match results catching plenty of slivers and also on the carp front with lots of quality fish caught around all 4 lakes, yes thats right all 4 including the Turf!! Back in July we got the nod from the EA.. read more →

Turf Pool Now Open!!!

Its been a long time coming, but we are very happy to announce that the Turf Pool is now once again open to our members for fishing. It seems a long time since events that devastated the lake, however the water quality has now recovered with both oxygen and ammonia levels back to normal. There.. read more →

12 Jul 2019
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Turf Pool Update May 2019

I realise its been nearly 5 months since the last update regards the Turf Pool so I thought I would post a very brief update to let you all know how the pool is progressing… Without going back into the full detail of what happened last year, we ended up closing the Turf Pool at.. read more →

10 May 2019
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Leacroft’s Cut Tail out at 29lb

Well done to Matthew Rodwell, on his recent capture of the stunning mirror carp called Cut-Tail. What makes this capture really special was that it was Matthew’s first trip to Leacroft which has become a really challenging water to crack, despite this, Matthew was able to land one of the lakes best known residents at.. read more →

Turf Pool Update Dec 2018

Following the devastation that occurred at the Turf Pool a few months back I wanted to give members an update of whats happened since I last posted and where the club currently stands with the pool… By now I’m sure most of you will be aware that the Turf Pool was polluted by raw sewage.. read more →

18 Dec 2018
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Kingswood Stocking Nov 2018

At the end of November we implemented year 4 of a 5 year stocking program of common carp into Kingswood lake… As with previous years we took delivery of 50 cracking common carp from local fish supplier Ed Matthews, the 50 commons averaged around 13lb but varied from 8lb to over 20lb! Following this stocking.. read more →

18 Dec 2018
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Calfheath 20 Pounder

Well done to Andy Barker who recently caught this cracking 21lb mirror carp from Calfheath reservoir  on Sunday 4th Nov. This fish was one of several carp stocked back in Dec 2005, it weighed 9lb 12oz back then, so as you can see from the picture its really come on in recent years! Andy was.. read more →


We are very saddened to inform you that on the 24th Oct there was a very serious incident that occurred that has seriously impacted the Turf Pool, which ultimately has lead to the deaths of large numbers of fish and the closure of the pool. Unfortunately a local sewage pipeline has ruptured and as with.. read more →

25 Oct 2018
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