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 →

First Turf 20lb Mirror!

Well done to Adam Brown who on Saturday the 4th April was lucky enough to become the first person to catch one of the newly stocked 20lb mirrors from the Turf Pool…at 22lb 5oz! As Adam and his friend Richard rightly identified this stunning mirror carp was the largest of the 4 that were stocked in Dec 2012 it went.. read more →

Protecting the Future!

Recently Tom and Andy and a few of the other lads came up with the idea of creating a few ‘fish safe’ zones, where small silvers and fry can seek refuge from predatory bird life such as grebes and cormorant’s. Initiatives such as these are vital for a self sustaining fish stock. We have also.. read more →

Blackfords Annual General Meeting 7th March

Once again another year has come and gone and were quickly approaching another annual general meeting, this years meeting will be held on the 7th March at 8pm, the venue is the Church Hill Victoria, located on Church Hill, Hednesford. As always the Blackfords committee would like to invite all Blackfords members to attend, we hope.. read more →

11 Feb 2013
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December 2012 Blog

Hi to all, with winter now well and truly upon us, the lakes have been frozen for the first time and the cold north wind makes for some very in hospitable days, it is not surprising that there have been few anglers on our banks and even fewer catch reports. 2012 has once again been.. read more →