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News Update: 10th November 2019

The past week has seen some changeable weather conditions which has greatly affected sport but nevertheless two cracking winter carp were still caught. Paul Burton fished overnight at Swan Lake where he caught a perfectly conditioned 34lb 4oz mirror carp. Meanwhile, at Gingerbread Lake it

News Update: 3rd November 2019

The recent sequence of hard frosts was enough to stop fish feeding altogether but they had the reverse effect on fish in McGregor Lake with a number of multiple catches reported. Lake regular Robert Livock has caught many carp from the lake over the years

News Update: 20th October 2019

The cooler wetter weather over the past week affected sport with few catches reported. However, Paul Tidmarsh was really pleased to catch two perfectly conditioned carp from Gingerbread Lake, both mirrors weighing 11lb 8oz and 33lb 9oz. Bailiff Mick Broom reported that water levels at

News Update: 13th October 2019

The recent work undertaken to remove some of the dense weed beds at Gingerbread Lake seems to have triggered off a feeding response as no few than seven carp weighing over 35lbs each were reportedly caught during the past week let alone others below this

News Update: 15th September 2019

It seems the onset of autumnal weather has got fish into a feeding mood as at Gingerbread Lake there have been multiple catches of carp with almost all the known specimens being caught and some more than once. The relative richness of food in Swan

News Update: 1st September 2019

An outstanding haul of fish was achieved by bailiff Simon Izzard during his latest session at Gingerbread Lake when he caught three large bream, two tench and no fewer than eleven carp. His carp included two 30s, mirrors weighing 36lb 10oz and 34lb 8oz, five

News Update: 25th August 2019

Steve Curtin added another two 20s to his tally fishing at Swan Lake by catching carp weighing 23lbs and 27lb 12oz. Also, he landed a second eel using a retro bait. A member fishing overnight caught a 31lb carp whilst bailiff David Grant banked a

News Update: 18th August 2019

Nick Page had a productive week catching two 30lb plus carp, one from Gingerbread Lake and the other from Swan Lake. Steve Curtin has started to get amongst the carp at Swan Lake by adding a 22lb specimen to the 29lb 5oz fish he caught

News Update: 10th August 2019

Stephen Chessum followed up his recent capture of a double-figured bream with a second larger specimen. This time it was a 10lb 8oz specimen that fell to a wafter boily during an overnight session. Despite this latest success, he was becoming increasingly frustrated by not

News Update: 5th August 2019

Very few anglers ventured out in the recent spell of hot weather followed by heavy rain but there were rewards for those who did. A member fishing at McGregor Lake caught four carp before rising temperatures finally made him call it a day. Dave Albon