Clover was banked on August 18th by Damien Beal at a massive weight of 38lb!! This fish is just unbelievable it just keeps growing and at this rate should be pushing 40+ by the spring… The weed here at the mo is not to everyones liking but this is what weed and clear water does to the fish!! never seen her looking so good 🙂🙂 Well done Damien on a great capture.
Dave Forster smashed his personal best at Furzebray Carp lakes with Blackspot yesterday at a stonking 35.10!!! a great weight after spawning.
Tony Kingdom’s latest report from Furzebray tells of some superb specimen carp all in pristine condition as these pictures show
There have been some great fish out of Furzebray over the last few weeks including Dropscale at 34+ for Barny Jackson, Chris Bissett had Angies common and 3 scales both 30+, Lee-roy had a stunning 27+ plated mirror, and Dan coffey had dannys fish at 25+
Josh Vernon with his son Charlie fished Stafford Moor’s Beatties lake using Sticky Baits Krill boilies 16mm purchased from the sites well stocked shop. These are some of the specimen carp they tempted!
Phil Gilhespy has been among the fish at Upper Tamar Lake recently and proved his skill with both rod and camera sending South West Lakes Trust some fantastic images of fishing, wildlife and Common carp up to 20.02. Phil has had 8 fish in two sessions all caught on homemade boilies over a scattering of the same bait. The images illustrate perfectly the joys of carp fishing.
Mark Mead with his 28lb catch from the Dam wall on Beatties lake using mainline cell boilies.
Dave Morrish with his 28lb 8oz catch from the dam wall on Beatties lake using sticky baits krill.
Mark Grinney and Ellie had 8 fish from the inlet swim on beatties lake up to 29lb 3oz using home made chocolate boilies and strawberry pop ups.
Chrissy Waring who was here with hubby Geoff (AKA 2 of the Carp Busters ) had 10 fish out up to 21lb 8 oz on Beatties lake in a day session using mainline cell and dynamite baits monster tiger nut flavour purchased in the on site tackle shop .
Harris Sawyer who fishing Staffords Woodpecker Lake with regular Jason Hammond who had this fab catch from woodpecker lake today.
Sue Seton-Smith, 53 from Southampton, and Friend Petula Little showed the men in their life how it’s done when they both caught Personal Bests! Sue caught a Personal Best 20lb 10oz Common from the Main Carp Lake using a homemade wafter rig with half cell bottom bait and trimmed half cell white pop up with a spread of boilies near to the lillies. Petula caught a personal 21lb 1oz Mirror from Xanadu on an Almond Goo Pop Up over Manilia Boilies. Both Ladies beat all the Men in their party and caught the Biggest Fish out of them all!!
Kieran Evans from Wales had a session with his Dad Mark on the Kracking Carp Lake before his annual week with us at the Main Anglers Paradise Complex in the hope of a New personal best Carp. Well, he did just that and caught a Personal Best 46lb 8oz Mirror on Fake Corn at 6.30am on the last day of his session! It certainly made his week!!
Matt Outen, 25 from Rutland had a 48 hour session to remember on the Main Carp Lake after catching 6 Carp and 4 of them being Stunning 20’s! Matt caught a 20lb 4oz Mirror, 2 X 20lb 12oz Mirrors and a 24lb 4oz Mirror on JH Baits White Pepper Pop Ups presented on Multi Rigs over a spread of the awesome JH Baits KLF and Black Pepper Boilies alongside a large bed of lily pads.
Carl Cliff Brown who caught the Complex’s 1st EVER 50 last year came back to the Kracking Carp to see if his luck would continue and managed to catch himself two Mirrors of 24lbs and 30lbs, and we have to say, we had to do a double take as they look so similar!! Carl caught the Kracking Mirrors using 40 Freebies with a White Pop Up over the top.
Peter Gauci, from Cardiff, headed to our Day Ticket Specimen Carp Lake Xanadu in search of a PB. He picked the right Lake and the right Bait and caught a Personal Best 27lb Common caught on The Twist 18mm Boilies fished on a 6inch Hair Rig with a PVA Bag full of Crushed Boilies.