100 Rodbaston Carp Stocked at Blackfords

You may have read in one of my previous posts that we were due to take delivery of 100 small Rodbaston Carp, well on Friday 23rd Aug myself and Tom Ponder went over to Rodbaston to collect them… Having never stocked carp under 3lb, I was quite surprised when they were given to me in plastic.. read more →

27 Aug 2013
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Daniel Bags a Kingswood Original

Well done to Daniel Connor who recently bagged himself a Kingswood Original in the shape of this cracking 25lb Mirror. read more →

The ‘Big Man’ Strikes Again!

De Big Daddy’s run of form continues… On a recent over night session Phil managed to tempt a few of the lakes residence onto the bank… After a shaky start landing the odd Bream and losing a few Phil finally converted one of the takes landing and small common of around 13lb, but with conditions looking good.. read more →

Scott Gough…On A Roll!

Congratulations to Scott Gough…who again lands himself another Blackfords 20lber! You may have seen in recent posts Scott on his first visit to the Turf managed to bag himself one of the new 20′s…well when your luck is in it’s in!!! As you can see from the picture on the left Scott’s been at it.. read more →

Fish Spawning – Calfheath

For those of you who have been around the lake recently you will have probably noticed fish spawning at some point…we would imagine that by now all of the species in our waters will have spawned at least once. At these times It’s really important that we help nature along a little and do what.. read more →

24 Jun 2013
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Scott Gough First Session 20

Well done to Scott Gough…who on his very first session at the Turf Pool was able to tempt 9 runs and managed to land 8 of them. His session was then capped off with the capture on this cracking 20lb 12oz Mirror! We now now that at least 3 of the 4 20lbers that were stocked.. read more →

Ben Bags The ‘Cut-Tail’ Mirror

Congratulations to Ben on this recent capture of one the old Leacorft Warriors in the shape of the ‘Cut-Tail’ mirror which weighed in at 20lb on the button. Ben has been persevering with Learoft recently which we all know to be one of the more challenging waters we have but as always effort equals reward. Well done.. read more →

Phil Russell’s Up Another 20!

Well done to Phil Russell on his recent capture of one of the newly stocked Turf 20 pounders which weighed in at 22lb 6oz. In fairness its probably well justified that Phil should be rewarded with the capture of this fish as he was so instrumental in the process of getting these fish agreed with.. read more →

Fish Stocking Program’s

You will be glad to hear that in recent year the Blackfords Committee has given major focus and financial investments into the fish stocks around our lakes…we continue to believe that planning ahead will ensure that the fishing quality is sustained on all of our lakes for years to come… Kingswood has recently undergone a huge re-stocking program which.. read more →

Another Turf 20lb Mirror

Well done to John Carpenter who recently became the second member to catch one of the newly stocked Turf Mirrors at an impressive 23lb… These fish are turning out to be fairly tricky to catch, 2 of the 4 that were stocked have now been caught since their introduction 5 months ago and that’s with.. read more →