Catch Report – June Update

Just wanted to share a few recent captures from around the lakes, as you may be aware as the weather warmed up quite a lot recently which caused carp all over the country to spawn, non the less we have still had a few carp caught post spawning and still over 20lb. First of which.. read more →

Recent Blackfords 20′s

There have been a few 20lb+ carp out around our lakes recently to report on which is always great news for the fishery and a clear sign that the fish are is now really on the munch… Firstly Alex from Cannock Angling had a great little session on Leacroft recently landing two different 20′s with.. read more →

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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