08 Sep 2014
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John Stanley Leacroft Chunk

On what was reported to be a horrible night with torrential rail, John Stanley’s efforts were rewarded with the capture of one of leacrofts original stock in the shape of the stunning Mirror known as ‘Oink’ at 24lb 11oz. The fish is slightly down in weight but that’s just a good sign of a healthy fish.. read more →

Vice Strikes Again!

Dave Burns is on a bit of a roll up Leacroft at the moment landing another one of the original stock…this time ‘Cut Tail’ up in weight slightly at 22lb. The take came on a Dynamite shelf life boilie fished tight-ish to a weed bed….I say tight ish becase ive seen him cast;-) Keep em comin.. read more →

Paul Coles 21lb Turf Common

Well done to Paul Coles who on a recent July trip to the Turf resulted in this cracking 21lb Common carp. What made this capture all the more special was the bite came to a home made meaty boilie…unfortunately he didn’t share the recipe;-) Well done!   read more →

Nash Tackle Fishery Road Show Aug 2014

Firstly the Blackfords management committee would like to say a massive thanks to everyone for making last Saturdays Nash Tackle road show a huge success at Calfheath reservoir despite the horrendous weather conditions!! Its just typical that July would bring us relativity good weather with some really hot sunny spells and on the weekend of the event the good old.. read more →

Nash Road Show Comes to Calfheath Saturday 2nd August

Were glad to announce that the Nash fishing Road show is coming to Blackfords on Saturday 2nd August, the event will start at 9am at Calfheath Reservoir, many of the Nash team will be there going through tactics, bait, casting, methods and all the latest Nash tackle. Whether your a beginner of a seasoned veteran there.. read more →

25 Jun 2014
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Leacroft 28lb 4oz Mirror

Firstly I would like to start this report of by saying congratulations to Dave Burns for his recent capture of this stunning Leacroft Mirror at an impressive 28lb 4oz! This capture was the culmination of difficult session, having braved the rain and having lost several fish due to hook pulls, Dave finally started getting to grips with.. read more →

Kingswood 29lb Mirror

Well done to Chris Gregory for his recent capture of Kingwoods largest resident at it largest recorded weight of 29lb 3oz! Chris arrived late Friday and set up in peg 1, after fishing for a few hours he lost a fish at half past 12 but remained confident and got the rod back on the spot, nothing else came.. read more →

Lily’s First Carp!

Lily joined Blackford’s recently and on Sunday 4th May she joined her dad – Adam for her first fishing session at calfheath, after a couple of hours being frustrated with no runs through the late morning, off screamed Adam’s left hand rod and he let Lily have a turn at catching her first carp. Adam helped her to.. read more →

Blackfords 20lb Commons

Recently there have been a spell of 20lb commons caught around the Blackfords Lakes… Firstly up is this cracking 21lb 5oz Common caught recently by John Startin at calf heath reservoir, there aren’t many 20lb carp  in Calfheath so John has done extremely well to get amongst larger residence. This particular carp is well know to us.. read more →