News Update: 9th June 2024

Karl Franklin has been enjoying a great season fishing for bream and tench rather than carp which most other anglers seem obsessed with catching. This week, he found fish not to be in a feeding mood but still managed to catch a 7lb 13oz bream to make his day session worthwhile. During the week, the […]

News Update: 2nd June 2024

David Grant returned from a fruitless fishing trip to France despite witnessing the capture of a 59lb carp by a fellow angler fishing the lake. He was still keen to get back after the carp in Swan Lake but after a blank first night’s fishing must have been wondering if his luck would change. However, […]

News Update: 19th May 2024

The past week has seen tench to be featuring in anglers’ catches more and more. At Swan Lake, Karl Franklin was in pursuit of the large bream that are present but was equally pleased when his bait was picked up by a super 7lb 14oz tench. Later in the day, he went on to catch […]

News Update: 12th May 2024

One of the most sought-after fish in Gingerbread Lake is the elusive ‘Brown Fish’, a mirror carp, which was caught by longstanding member Mark Farrell weighing an impressive 43lb 13oz. Mark was especially pleased as the fish is a new personal best for him. Julian Peacock was back at Swan Lake where he managed to […]

News Update – 5th May 2024

There have been several big carp caught from Gingerbread Lake over the past week including a stunning looking 40lb 4oz common carp by Robert Allcock. At Swan Lake, a member caught the big two-tone common carp weighing 41lbs making it the third time this fish has been landed within a few weeks. It certainly seems […]

News Update: 28th April 2024

Glenn Mills had another successful session at Gingerbread Lake when he banked a 28lb 10oz mirror carp. Sam Hallybone caught three good-sized mirror carp, the best weighing 25lb 4oz but eclipsed these with a super conditioned 37lb 2oz common carp. Several other big carp were caught during the week, but none have been reported for […]

News Update: 21st April 2024

The lake record at Swan has been broken twice in a couple of weeks with the captures of the two-tone common carp now weighing an impressive 42lbs. The latest successful angler to land this fish was lake regular David Alexnader, the second time he has caught the fish weighing over 40lbs. A small number of […]

News Update: 14th April 2024

Carp have been caught from Gingerbread Lake in increasing numbers as the lake water continues to heat up. Glenn Mills enjoyed more success catching two lovely looking mirror carp during a recent visit. Both fish topped the 20lb mark with the largest weighing 23lb 10oz. Mark Jefferys has found Swan Lake less productive for him […]

News Update: 7th April 2024

The warm weather has brought with it a glut of catches from the Association’s three specimen carp fisheries. At Gingerbread Lake, Zach Polfrey made his first visit to the lake this year and was rewarded by catching a cracking looking 26lb mirror carp. The fish was a new PB for the anglers beating his previous […]

News Update: 31st March 2024

Glenn Mills had another great week’s fishing at Gingerbread Lake catching another two of the lake’s big carp. Early in the week Glenn landed a lovely looking 29lb 4oz mirror carp but later he went on to catch a truly magnificent looking 33lb 12oz common carp. Glenn reported that the fish gave him one of […]