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 →

Scott Riley 25lb Leacroft Mirror

Well done to Scott Riley who recently caught this cracking 25lb Leacroft Mirror called ‘Robs Fish’, good to see the fish doing well and up in weight… Nice one Scott, good angling!! read more →

Kingswood Match Result July 16th 2016

The Kingswood match (16th July) was won by Steve McQueen (photo to the left of the page) on peg 46 with 41 Lbs. Bream, fishing method feeder / worm on the ‘tip’ . Many other sections were won with mixed bags of Roach, Perch  and Skimmer Bream caught mostly on Wagler float tactics using a.. read more →

Alex Warnby 23lb 7oz ‘Oink’ Leacroft

Well done to Alex Warnby who recently started fishing leacroft and was fortunate enough to bag a stunners in the shape of one its well know residents ‘Oink’. The fish weighed in at 23lb 7oz, admittedly slightly down in weight but still a cracking fish in perfect condition. Well done Alex, I’m sure this will be one of.. read more →