Stafford Moor – In Fine Form for both Match and Carp Anglers

( Below) Matthew Freeburn who now has a new personal best of a 32lb mirror from swim 14 (beach 1) on lodge lake caught on Sticky Baits Manilla boilies soaked in liver with some free offerings.

Big Bags from the Match fishing fraternity too!

The latest residents match on Tanners lake with 21 fishing.

 Top weight of the day was from Ant Thornhill who bagged himself 188lb 3oz from peg 5.

2nd was Mark Goggins (goggy) who bagged 169lb 3oz from peg 10.

                                                                                                     3rd was Nick Roberts peg 17 with 150lb 13oz.

Open match on Tanners and Woodpecker lakes 

1st place was Sean Brennan with 224lb 4oz from peg 17 on Tanners lake fab weight

2nd place was Ant Thornhill with 130lb 11oz frommpeg 19 on Woodpecker lake

3rd place was Jamie Bradshaw with 197lb 11oz from peg 20 on Tanners lake

( Below) Jamie Corrigan who fished on swim 1 (Long Island ) on Beatties lake. Jamie had 11 fish our all caught on Sticky Baits Manilla boilies well

‘Fisho Festival ‘ Stafford Moor

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Joanne Coombes sent me this report from Stafford Moor with more big catches in the annual Fish Festival.

A huge well done to the  worthy winner Lee Werrett  (bait tech/middy) who won with 253lb 8oz from peg 2 on Tanners today well done Lee !!  Lee won £1000 today. Our 1st in section winners all won £225 each and 2nd in section all won £125 so well done to you all.

Steve Ford of Mosella put together an impressive catch totalling 487lb 8oz !

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Amazing weights in the latest matches at Stafford Moor with the carp feeding with gusto in the hot weather. The Coombes family have certainly worked extremely hard to provide anglers with one of the countries top fisheries for both Match fishing and carp angling.

The latest open/  practice Match on Tanners & Woodpecker Lakes saw anglers take some amazing weights.

Steve Ford of Mosella put together an impressive catch totalling 487lb 8oz a new record for the venue and not far off 500lb!In fact check out the back up weights too !!!

Had a continental payout.

2nd place was Des Shipp peg 10 on Tanners lake with 259lb 14oz

3rd place was Chris Davis peg 11 on woodpecker lake with 234lb 15oz

4th place was Andy Edgington peg 14 on Tanners allenwith 238lb 8oz

Section winners :
Phil Hardwick peg 15 Tanners with 172lb 14oz
Anton Page peg 2 Tanners with 191lb 7oz
Rich James peg 2 woodpecker with 186lb 11oz
Christopher John Lovell peg 18 woodpecker with 196lb 2oz

Stafford Moor Carp –

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(Below)Paul Blake banked this 21lb 13oz mirror from Stafford Moor’s Lodge Lake.

(Below) Wayne Grinney & son Jack who fished on the summer hut swim on Beatties lake and had 11 fish out up to 29lb 8oz caught on Sticky Baits Krill boilies  & house pellet caught out in the open water and a couple in the margins.

Latest Stafford Moor Carp Catches

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This weeks Angling Times has a excellent feature on Stafford Moor’s Lodge Lake well worth checking this out and keeping for reference.

(Above) Russell Bromley and dad who fished on swim 1 up on lodge lake and had 12 fish out between them up to 26lb 5oz all caught on C C Moore live system boilies most fish were caught in the open water.

(Above) Harry Burston & Aaron Merry who had 19 fish out between them in 24 hours on the inlet swim on Beatties lake up to 25lb. All fish were caught on Sticky Baits Krill boilies.

(Above) Stephan Knight who had 3 fish out up to 24lb 2oz from the summer hut swim on Beatties lake yesterday. All caught on Sticky Baits Krill and Sticky Baits pellets with Sticky Baits Salmon oil.

Stafford Moor Open – Result

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1st place was Tom Downing Team (Baitech /HC Floats )with 261lb  6oz from peg 11 on a Woodpecker lake

2nd place was Paul Morris with 184lb 3oz from peg 14 on Tanners

3rd place was Vic Bush ( MOSELLA UK) with 143lb 12oz from peg 4 on Woodpecker lake

4th place was Martin Heard ( MOSELLA UK) with 155lb 5oz from peg 10 on Tanners lake

Stafford Moors Mid Week  open match on Tanners and Woodpecker Lakes 

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Stafford Moors Mid Week  open match on Tanners and Woodpecker Lakes

1st place was Paul Morris with 190lb 4oz from peg 6 on a Tanners lake

2nd place was Vic Bush ( MOSELLA UK) with 177lb 6oz from peg 15 on Woodpecker lake

3rd place was Andy Dare with 154lb from peg 10 on Tanners lake

4th place was Paul Casson with 153lb 3oz from peg 13 on Woodpecker lake

Dave Stockton with 234lb 4oz ! Thats a good net!

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Wow some stunning weights during Sundays Open Match at Stafford Moor. The match was held on Tanners and Woodpecker Lakes.

1st place was Dave Stockton with 234lb 4oz from peg 4 on Woodpecker lake

2nd place was Lee Jan with 188lb 5oz from peg 1 on Tanners lake

3rd place was Ben Evenden with 175lb 15oz from peg 17 on Woodpecker lake

4th place was Kev O with 133lb 6oz from peg 5 on Tanners lake

Full match sheet is attached below

Carp Catches in Rain or Shine at Stafford Moor

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Tara, Mark & Nigel fished  on Lodge Lake on swims 1 and 2, they had 45 carp out between them ! Including Tara’s 28lb beauty all caught on Sticky baits Manilla and banoffee boilies and Manilla Over particles.

(Below) Karl Hutchinson had nine fish  up to 24lb from the inlet swim on Beatties lake caught on raspberry flavour boilies

(Below)Nicholas Billett Nicholas Billett fished on swim 7 on lodge lake then moved to swim 2 on the dam wall, Nick had 5 fish out all caught on Sticky Bits 20mm Krill boilies.

Tony Welch  fished on swim 14 (beach 1) up on lodge lake at the weekend Tony had 5 fish out in 24 hours all caught on Essential baits b5 flouro pop,ups