Report 11th July 2014


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11th July 2014

Emerald–Richard Ovens had a mixed bag of silvers with a weight over 50lb, biggest carp being 8lb and a tench 2lb5oz. Robin Oollewellyn fished all through the night with his son David Oollewellyn had around 150lb of carp out with the biggest being 15lb, 3lb5oz tench. The week before when they fished through the night they also had around the same sort of weights coming out.

Ruby–  Dennis Thwelehera from Cornwall, caught way into the 100lbs fishing the day with maggots and sweetcorn in the margins. Bethany Shine, had a great morning with her partner, catching lots of fish, I think in the end she beat him but they lost track as were catching so many – the bait they were using was sweetcorn and luncheon meat.

Sapphire– Bridie Heyward and twin sister Cherry Heyward, 8 years old, using bacon pieces as bait had a great afternoon catching lots of “big carp” quoted by them.

Jade– Glyn John, from Bristol caught a ghost mirror and a ghost common at 18lb5oz with floating bread one afternoon, also a whole lot of other carp with a range of sizes from 5lb right up to 20lb, stayed on this lake for 4 nights in one of our cabins. Eddie Rose and brother Alfie rose stayed for 3 nights caught so much that they lost count, most of them feeding of the top with bread and dog biscuits biggest between them was 15lb. Derek Persal, staying in a cottage for a week, caught his personal best a 26lb carp, off top in the top corner of jade.


Report by: Lauren Wilkinson