Ben Smith had a fabulous session on swim 1 (Long Island ) on Beatties lake, Ben had 19 fish out including this 30lb 3oz beauty all caught on monster tiger nut flavour boilies fishing to the island.
Dillon Buttle banked a Couple of fish from swim 4 (The Gap) on lodge lake up to 23lb caught on Sticky Baits Krill bottom Baits surrounded by a Pva big with krill pellets.
(Below)Joe Heidstrom banked 23 fish out from the back bays on Beatties lake including a fabulous ghostie which was caught in the right hand margin all caught on dynamite baits red ammo 20mm.
Friday 17th May was the final of our May Festival 2019, what a fabulous week it had been. The weights were great all week and all the competitors said what a great week they had at the Moor. The weather was kind all week except for Friday when there was some rain but not enough to dampen spirits. The festival ran from Monday 13th until Friday 17th May.
The worthy winner was Gareth Lennox (Stafford Moor) who won with just 5 points and a total weight of 435lb 3oz.
Gareth had 2 points on Monday , 1 point on Tuesday, 1 point on Wednesday, 2 points on Thursday and 1 point on Friday so with his dropper of 2 points Gareth ending up scoring just 5 points. Gareth mainly fished worms over pellet all week.
In second place with a total weight of 429lb 2oz with 6 points was Damien Green
In third place with a total weight of 415lb 11oz with 6 points is Chris Cameron ( bait tech / middy)
Great picture below with the anglers getting the water to produce a stunning image.
(Below)Rich Powell and Andy fished on the beach swim on Beatties Lake and banked 27 fish in an incredible session. Rich has a new personal best of 32lb 4oz and Andy has a new personal best of 26lb 2oz all caught on Sticky Baits Krill Walters and tuff ones.
(Below)Steve Stutt and brother Craig had 6 fish out from the beach swim on Beatties Lake up to 28lb 12oz by Steve all caught on Mainline essential cell pop ups in between the 2 islands 13.5 wraps.
Below are just a few of the carp banked by anglers fishing the ever prolific Stafford Moor in the past week.
(Below)Wayne Grinney fished on the beach swim on Beatties lake with Matt McCarthy and had 12 fish out between them caught on home made boilies and house pellet.
(Below) Nicholas Billet fished on theback bays on Beatties lake to bank 8 fish including a fab common and ghostie all caught on Sticky Baits Krill boilies.
(Below)James Richard Russell who fished with friend Colin on the summer hut swim on Beatties lake and had 9 fish out caught on Sticky Baits Krill & Occy.
(Below) Brandon and his dad Barry King had a couple of fish out from the summer hut swim on Beatties lake, Brandon was using Nash strawberry crush pop ups on a Ronnie rig and dad was using Sticky Baits Manilla on a hair rig.
( Below) Bruce Julian who fished for 3 nights & had 25 fish out from the inlet swim on Beatties lake. Bruce caught his fish on Mainline cell, Tutti frutti & Krill boilies.
(Below)Callum Gardiner fished on the inlet swim on Beatties lake and had 11 fish out up to 26lb 9oz all caught on Cc Moore live system boilies.
Hi all had our open match here at Stafford Moor on Tanners and Woodpecker lakes today. Had a Continental payout.
Glorious day of sunshine except for that cold chill in the air today alright if you on the sunny side of the bank.
Our top weight of the day was from Paul Morris Who bagged himself 173lb 8oz from peg 1 on Tanners fishing 8mm pellet on the deck at 13mtrs.
In second place with 148lb 1oz was Phil Hardwick peg 5 on Woodpecker.
In third place with 129lb 14oz was Martin Heard (MOSELLA UK) from peg 20 Tanners.
In forth place with 139lb 6oz was Mark Layzell peg 8 on Woodpecker.
In 5th place with 92lb 2oz was Mark Hayman peg 15 Tanners.
In 6th place with 131lb 12oz was Dave Stockton peg 17 on Woodpecker.
Section winners: Tanners was Rich Dennis peg with 69lb 7oz
Tanners was Mark Hayman peg 15 with 92lb
Woodpecker was Ben Evenden peg 4 with
Woodpecker was Andy Underwood peg 16
With 104lb 9oz
Silvers winners : Tanners was Robert Stott peg 3 with 15lb
Woodpecker was Mick Philips peg 1 with
Thank you to everyone who fished today don’t forget we have a couple spaces left for our Silvers match on Pines tomorrow if you fancy joining us please Joanne know.
Scott Whittington fished at Stafford Moor with his son Thomas. Scott’s fish were all from the summer hut swim on Beatties lake in which he caught 34 fish up to 28lb 12oz caught on Sticky Baits Krill boilies well done Scott ! This stunning common shown below weighed 25lb.
Thomas caught a good number of fish from Tanners Lake.
Gareth Simpson had 5 fish out from the beach swim on Beatties lake this weekend, Gareth caught on Bait works Atlantic heat boilies.
(Below)Lewis Wheeler with Selina, Lloyd, squib & Hettie. They had 9 fish out caught on suid pop ups, Mainline essential cell & outrageous orange goo on swims 3 small island, 4 big fish corner & 5 lord island on Beatties lake.
(Below) Callum Gardiner & Dad & Charlie Bell who had 17 fish out from swim 8 (fraggle rock) on lodge lake all caught on pink pop ups over Sticky Baits Manilla boilies & hemp.
(Below) Adam Barnett and friend Lewis had 7 fish out on swim 14 (beach 1) on lodge lake this weekend all caught on Sticky Baits Manilla & Krill boilies.
(Below) Mitch Andow and friend Charlie had 40 fish from swim 12 on lodge lake in a 48 hour session this weekend. All fish caught on DNA Baits pb and pink peril pop ups over scattered DNA boilies fishing tight to the margins towards swim 11 again caught in the more shallow water.
Nicholas Billett fished up on Albert square swim 15 on lodge lake this weekend and had 16 fish up to 24lb all caught on Krill pop ups Nick said was it was a bit slow at first then then didn’t stop!!