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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →