New Kingswood 20′s

As you will all be aware Kingswood is one of our newer lakes and is still undergoing a stocking program for silvers and carp, we are really happy with the progression of the lake stocks and the carp especially are doing very well…. Recently we have had a few new twenty pound carp captured…the first.. read more →

Steve Hall 25lb Leacroft Common

A quick mention to Steve Hall, who recently landed one of the larger carp from leacroft in the form of this immaculate 25lb 8oz common. Steve landed the fish after placing a solid PVA bag into a small weed bed where he had been seeing showing fish! Well done Steve you seem to have a knack with the place!!! read more →

Tom Pritchard Calfheath Linear

Well done to Tom Pritchard on his recent capture of the Calfheath Linear at 23lb 5oz! This stunning fish was taken on a bottom bait fished on a D-Rig at around 70 yards range! One of the best looking fish around, well done Tom! read more →

Jay Oliver 18lb Kingswood Common ‘the grey’

Well done to Jay Oliver who recently bagged this cracking common from Kingswood lake. This particular fish is one that was stocked back in Nov 2015 from Ed Matthews and I have to say was an absolutely stunning common that was quite unique in that it was very grey in colour hence it now being.. read more →

Sam Cattell 21lb Turf Common

Over the last few weeks Sam’s been giving his dad (Shaun) fishing lessons, as he has an habit singling out the bigger Turf fish and once again this was demonstrated when Sam landed this cracking common of 21lb and upping is personal best in the process…lovely fish well done mate! Also Sam & Shaun made a call to notify.. read more →

New Turf Pool Lake Map

As you will be aware the Turf Pool is one of the most popular pools on the Blackfords ticket, seeing many anglers everyday, unfortunately the Turf is also the smallest of the lakes we have at just 1.5 acres in size and this can sometimes lead to issues with members casting into or near to adjacent swims. To.. read more →

05 Apr 2016
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Fish n Chips

Firstly id just like to apologise about the cheesy headline but we couldn’t resist! Blame Tom Ponder!! On a more serious note though, you may have seen from the previous post that we have just introduced 6 new large carp into Blackfords waters, these fish do have significant value and we are really keen to.. read more →

28 Nov 2015
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Carp Stocking Calfheath & Kingswood 2015

Going back a few years the committee had a vision to ensure all of our Blackfords lakes contained +20lb carp, some of our lakes have been able to naturally grow carp of this size however some of our more densely stocked lakes such as the Turf and Calfheath struggle to naturally produce fish of this size.. read more →

28 Nov 2015
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New Kingswood Twenty Chris Whiting

Good news for Blackfords carpers as Kingswood lake continues to go from strength to strength with the recent capture of this cracking 23lb 8oz mirror caught by Chris Whiting… Chris was able to land several carp during his session mainly mid doubles but his session was capped off by when he landed this stunning Simo at.. read more →

Rig Safety!!!

Hi Everyone, I just wanted to take a moment to outline a very serious issue that needs addressing…recently we have had few situations around our lakes where fish have been found tethered to snags or weed by rigs that have either been cracked off or broken off after being hooked, luckily we have been able to free the fish,.. read more →

31 Jul 2015
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