Stafford Match Round Up

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Stafford Moors Sunday Open on 3rd July saw some excellent nets of fish; full report from Joanne Coombes below

We had a continental payout today. We had 25 guys fishing .


The winner was Mike Iacono (pictured below) on Woodpecker peg 32 with 183lb fishing 8mm pellet on the waggler.
In 2nd place was Tim Hagg on Tanners peg 9 with 122lb 1oz
In 3rd place was Tony Burslem on Woodpecker peg 36 with 159lb 15oz
In 4th place was Andy Webb on Tanners peg 13 with 118lb 8oz
In 5th place was Mark Cullerton on Woodpecker peg 16 with 155lb 14oz
In 6th place was Dave Stockton on Tanners peg 35 with 109lb 6oz

Our silvers winners were : Tim Hagg on Tanners 9 with 7lb 9oz & Bruce Hunt on Woodpecker peg 26 with 12lb 6oz.

Fridays residents match today on Tanners lake had a great winning weight from Steve Pearce peg 36 with 137lb 13oz fishing 8mm pellet on the bomb well done Steve! who has actually won the residents match 3 years in a row! Please see full match results below.


  1. STEVE PEARCE Peg 36 Tanners: 137lbs 13oz
  2. PETER VERNON Peg 9 Tanners: 122lbs 4oz
  3. KEITH NEEDHAM Peg 11 Tanners: 90lbs 9oz
  4. ALBERT PEARCE Peg 3 Tanners: 73lbs 14oz
  5. BILL PEARCE Peg 35 Tanners: 73lbs 0oz
  6. LUKE BURFORD Peg 30 Tanners: 71lbs 2oz
  7. JOE LONERGON Peg 18 Tanners: 48lb 12oz

Mid Week Open Wednesday 5th July

What a glorious day weather wise. Had so many great weights as you can see in the full match report below. Well done to Nikki Miller who bagged himself 169lb 6oz from peg 9 fishing 8mm on the waggler.


  1. NICKKI MILLER Peg 9 Tanners: 169lbs 6oz
  2. BRUCE HUNT Peg 36 Tanners: 135lbs 1oz
  3. STEVE SHAW Peg 6 Tanners: 132lbs 4oz
  4. MARK HAYMAN Peg 35 Tanners: 129lbs 1oz
  5. MARTIN HEARD Peg 18 Tanners: 104lbs 15oz
  6. TERRY CLARK Peg 34 Tanners: 80lbs 2oz
  7. ROY WORTH Peg 32 Tanners: 67lbs 8oz
  8. PAUL CASSON Peg 11 Tanners: 66lbs 13oz
  9. IAN CROXTON Peg 3 Tanners: 47lbs 6oz
  10. ADRIAN CRAWLEY Peg 25 Tanners: 39lbs 7oz
  11. STUART RUSSELL Peg 20 Tanners: 34lbs 8oz
  12. ANDY WEBB Peg 27 Tanners: 32lbs 14oz
  13. PETER SHERBOURNE Peg 16 Tanners: 32lbs 5oz
  14. DAVE BARNET Peg 30 Tanners: 29lbs 15oz

Stafford Moor Carp Catches

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Joshua Vernon
Joshua Vernon

Joshua Vernon enjoyed a session on Stafford Moors Lodge Lake landing nine carp to 20lb 2oz using Sticky baits Krill.


Stuart Hutchings

Stuart Hutchings fished lodge lake to land 18 fish up to 20lb 2oz using chopped boilies and spoding with hemp party mix and mainline cell wafters and also bumble berry Goo and mango-nana goo.

Stuart Hutchings
Stuart Hutchings

Stafford Moor Mid Week Open

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Winning bag for Ricky Johnston
Winning bag for Ricky Johnston

The mid week open fished on Tanners & Woodpecker. Had a continental payout.

Winner of the day was Ricky Johnston on Woodpecker lake peg 6 with 134lb 10oz fishing 8mm pellet on the bombing the edge.

2nd place was John Traynor Tanners lake peg 3 with 129lb 10oz fed 8mm & fished 11mm pellet.

3rd place was Dave Stockton woodpecker peg 8 with 74lb 3oz fishing the waggler

4th place was Adrian Wyatt Tanners peg 18 with 127lb 6oz fished 8mm pellet waggler & bomb

5th place was Scott Wilson Woodpecker peg 34 with 62lb 1oz

6th place was Lee Thomas Tanners peg 36 with 125lb 1oz fishing 8mm wag & lead

Stafford Moor Sunday Open Result

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The latest result from Stafford Moor was reported to me by the enthusiastic owner Joanne Combes

Tanners and Woodpecker lakes had a field of 39 fishing in Stafford Moor’s Sunday Open on June 19th.
Weather conditions: rain all day!

Chris Davis - Winner of Stafford Moor's Sunday Open
Chris Davis – Winner of Stafford Moor’s Sunday Open

1st Chris Davis Woodpecker peg 17 with 176lb 7oz( fishing 8mm into the bank)
2nd Ricky Johnston Tanners peg 36 with 131lb 2oz ( fishing 8mm on the lead)
3rd John Heath Woodpecker peg 34 with 86lb 15oz (fishing 8mm on the lead)
4th Mark Hayman Tanners peg 18 with 113lb 1oz (fishing 8mm pellet waggler)
5th Phil Hardwick Woodpecker peg with 86lb 2oz ( fishing down the edge)
6th Mike Kempson Tanners peg 1 with 100lb 5oz

Silvers winners:
Dave Panny Tanners peg 34 with 20lb 3oz
Bruce Hunt Woodpecker peg 16 with 28lb 9oz

Section winners :
Lee Hicking Woodpecker peg 3 with 69lb 7oz
Dave Stockton Woodpecker peg 22 with 82lb 11
John Traynor Tanners peg 3 with 97lb 5oz
Dave Vigus Tanners peg 20 with 59lb 13oz

Latest Carp catches from Stafford Moor

Stafford Moor is undoubtedly one of the areas most prolific carp fisheries with a steady stream of twenty pound plus fish reported each week. The latest reports from Joanne Coombes come with plenty of images of captors and their carp.

Richard Mason
Richard Mason

Richard Mason had a successful session using Whealy fishy baits boilie’s landing 12 fish to 27lb 15oz.

Gareth Simpson
Gareth Simpson

Gareth Simpson landed several carp to 26lb using home made boilie’s.

Donna Blythe PB 19lb 8oz
Donna Blythe PB 19lb 8oz

Donna Blythe and her husband enjoyed success using Sticky baits boilie’s. Donna landing a personal best mirror carp of 19lb 8oz. Her husband Chris landed a carp of 25lb.


Adam Hilton fished the summerhouse swim on Beattie’s lake using home made boilies to land this fine mirror of 23lb 10oz.

Stafford Moor Over 50’s Festival

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Chris Davis
Chris Davis

Chris Davis won Stafford Moors over 50’s Festival achieving an amazing total weight of 400lb 6oz over the week. In runner up spot was Adrian Marshall and in third Martin Heard. There were some stunning nest of fish caught during the festival with Oak Lake fishing particularly well with Adrian Marshal putting together a haul of 164lb 2oz. Chris won £1000 plus a Maver luggage set donated from Steve Bowen (Maver), a £50 voucher also donated by Neil Stones. Neil donated another £50 voucher for second place winner Adrian Marshall.