Stunning Hauls from Stafford Moor

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Paul Martin banked 12 fish  including this stunning 29lb 14oz common from big fish corner on Beatties Lake which is now Pauls new personal best. Paul was fishing with crushed boilies and pellets.

(Below) Christian Scales and Rob Smith banked 49 fish from the beach swim on Beatties Lake up to 28lb 2oz.
All fish were caught on Sticky Baits Manilla & C C Moore live system boilies.

A Kracking Carp for King

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George King for beating his personal best by 11lbs with a new PB of 34lbs 11oz from Nirvana’s Kracking Carp Lake.
George shared –
“I was fishing on the Kracking carp in the heat wave, at 1.30am the alarm had a few beeps and suddenly tore off!! I got out of bed like Usain Bolt! After a fierce battle, it slid into the net, at which point I realised it was my new PB at 34lb 11oz, beating my previous PB by 11lb!!
I’m absolutely buzzing to be in the 30 club, I can’t wait to come back very soon!! Thank you for the advice Ashley Bunning Complex fishery bailiff .”
Anglers Paradise

Lower Tamar Carp

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Alex McDonald of Sakuma tackle visited Lower Tamer Lake with Andy Hoskins to share a fine haul of nine carp.

Andy Hoskins banked the best two fish both commons scaling 26lb and 22lb 8oz.

Andy also banked fine perch of 3lb tempted on a pop up boilie!

Alex also reported on sightings of a sparrow hawk hunting and a lesser spotted woodpecker.

QUAY SPORTS – First Year Anniversary

I was delighted to look in at Quay Sports on their first year anniversary celebrations. Tackle shops have always been a central part of the angling infrastructure where anglers meet to exchange stories and plot future forays. There is nothing better for the sport and the industry than this social interaction. In addition to coffee, cakes and raffles there were fun casting games to test the skill.

Mark Potter has a few fun casts

Chris Connoughton of Quay Sports commented

“Quay sports would like to thank everyone for their support since opening. The backing we have received is amazing and to see the community come together like it has, is a joy to be a part of.

To see everyone smiling and to help a cause such a Children’s hospice southwest makes us proud. 

In the end with Mark potters kind generosity and Chris Connaughton’s organisation and planning combined with  the effort of all staff and customers kindness, we managed to raise £1000 for the cause which is phenomenal! 

We should also give thanks to all of our suppliers for providing some great prizes.

We are so pleased to have built up such a great store and group of people who enjoy the shop and the friendship and camaraderie that comes with it, it’s been great to see local people, anglers and non anglers alike creating their own fishing hub, where we can all meet and talk and tell fisherman’s tales to each other, it’s been fantastic. 

We hope that our head quarters will remain central to the local angling community for many years to come. 

So we will keep building, keep listening, and keep helping people enjoy our wonderful pastime. 

Many thanks to everyone who has supported us we can’t thank you all enough.”

Pleased to secure a mystery prize in the fun casting in aid of Childrens Hospice