New Blackfords Carp Record 29lb!!

Carp fishing is not always fair, there is always an element of luck involved but for once its fair to say effort has equalled reward! Friday 24th Jan was a particularly bad night, cold, raining the lot, however Chris Jones and his mate braved the elements and decided to get a night in on Leacroft. During one of.. read more →

Kingswood 28 Pounder!

Well done to Dave Morris having recently captured this Kingswood original at 28lb exactly. For many years Dave has been well known as a regular on the Blackfords match circuit…so to those who know him it comes as a massive shock that he’s brought himself a new cap and turned to the dark side trying his hand.. read more →

Kingswood Stocking Nov 2013

Since Kingswood lake was acquired 4 years ago there have been various initiatives carried out by the Blackfords Committee to improve the venue and the quality of fishing for all and on Saturday 9th November we carried out another stocking by introducing another 100 small carp, this is the 3rd carp stocking we have done at Kingswood.. read more →

11 Nov 2013
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Internal Club News

We would just like to point out that recently we have had a few resignations within the management team - Head Bailiff Spencer Moore & Bailiff Don Caldwell have both resigned, both of their details are currently on our membership cards so please do not contact them, should you need to speak to anyone please contact.. read more →

01 Oct 2013
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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 →