Stafford Moor – Winter carp sport at the Moor

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(Below) Ben Hopkins and his friend John  fished up on swim 1 (three islands) on Lodge lake. They caught two fish each both personal best with Ben banking fish of 24lb 10oz and John a personal best of 27lb 9oz. The fish were tempted on pink wafters and pink krill.

(Below)Drew Davey  had one mirror out weighing in at 19lb 2oz from Albert square (swim 15 )  on Lodge lake in a day session this weekend caught on Sticky Baits Manilla boilies topped with a chopped down yellow Manilla pop up.

(Below) The ‘Carpbusters’ Ade, Ju and Christie all had one fish each out today in a day session caught on Mainline cell, Sticky Baits Manilla and Krill from the beach swim and big fish corner on Beatties lake.

Eight fish haul at the Moor

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Neil Harvey  had 8 fish out all caught on Mainline 15mm cell tipped on yellow corn. Glugged in cell bait enhancer with a 3in PVA sock with crushed cell and micro pellet all dipped in glug before the cast. Neil Fished peg 2 on lodge lake and caught all off the back margin of the spit, a rod length off.

Winter Carp Haul at Upper Tamar

Bude anglers Chris Hudson and Matt Pepperell enjoyed a great session at Upper Tamar lake on the Cornwall and Devon border over the weekend landing 8 carp from the Lookout Tower swim. Chris had this cracking 24lb 1oz mirror that was stocked in 2017 at 22lb. The majority of fish were mid doubles. All caught on CC Moore Live system with white pop ups fished over the top.

Chris Hudson with a fine mirror of 24lb 1oz

Fishing at Thornbury Holiday Park

 

Thornbury Holiday Park near Holsworty have two fishing lakes 8 feet deep that have been established for approx 20 years. Both are fully stocked with a variety of healthy Carp, specimen Carp and other course fish.

The lakes are 1.25 and 1 acre in size and fishing is complimentary for guests staying in our lodges and cottages. A daily £8.00 fee applies to all other visitors.

Everyone can fish from dawn till dusk at our beautiful lakes.

We only have a few simple rules;

  • Barb-less hooks only
  • Keep nets only permitted when in a managed club competition
  • Only two rods per angler
  • A licence is required (not available on site)
  • Un-hooking mats should be used
  • All fish must be returned to the water unharmed

​For more info on staying at Thornbury Park please either phone
01409 261750, or visit our website www.thornburyholidaypark.co.uk

Superb Autumn Carp at Furzebray

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Some stunning autumn carp from Furzebray Carp Fishery with several thirty plus fish. The carp always lookstunning at this time of year there colours reflecting the autumn hues on the surrounding trees.

(Below)Adam Short had successful trip on the island lake landing 3 fish, including the Rudd mouth at 30lb 4oz plus superb fish of 29lb 8oz and a 26lb 8oz

(Above) Brian Ford banked the carp known as Star  at a massive 39lb 12oz.

(Above) Jamie Moxey landed Pearly at a new top weight of 32lb