Blog April 2014

The start of a new season is upon us. Welcome to all members old and new, I hope you have a great season. With the weather now beginning to pick up I’m sure there will be plenty of fish on the bank in the coming weeks and months ahead. I little reminder that you can.. read more →

Chris Gregory

Well done to Chris Gregory who earlier this month caught himself a new PB in the shape of this cracking 24lb Leacroft Common, Chris tells me the fish fell to Ammunition Baits and put up a good scrap. Well done! read more →

Blackfords Annual General Meeting 6th March

Once again time flies, Christmas and New Year now seem a distant memory and again we are quickly approaching another annual general meeting, this years meeting will be held on the 6th March at 8pm, the venue is the Church Hill Victoria, located on Church Hill, Hednesford. “Any member wishing to propose an item for debate at.. read more →

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 →