2017 Price Increase

As from the 1st of July 2017 we will be increasing our prices. This will be the first increase for over 18 months. We are increasing the prices to reflect the fish stock and popularity of the fishery.

All bookings can now be done online.

We now offer you a full online booking system, you can select Time, Date and Swim for the period you require. We will no longer be taking bookings over the phone. Payment is taken after you confirm your booking and is via Paypal / Card. If however you do have any issues during your booking we are available to help in the evenings with any issues.

 

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The 2016 Pairs competition will be taking place in October!

Please contact us to get your names down.

Small increase in prices to reflect the quality and the increased size of the fish

With 3 known fish 25-28lbs and lake records expecting to be broken again this year, we are definitely going in the right direction! The increase will also help go towards the recent swim revamp, increased Cotswold stone, this is to prevent the wear and tear of the swims in prolonged wet periods.

(one to two pics of the new swims to follow!)

2015 Pairs match.

Well the 2015 champions are Jo Terry and Jack Stamp!!!
With 11 fish from swim 3 for a massive 147lbs which included 3 x 20’s to 22lb 12oz well done on taking the £600 prize money!
Second in swim 5!! was Mark Pugh and Steve Tucker with a 100lb from 9 fish. 3rd (6) Dave Bellew and Steve Lovell with 69.5lb and only 1lb 6oz behind off the money was team Islands (4) Ian Smith and Wayne Brundish they had four fish which included the biggest of the comp at 24lb 9oz!
Jason and Marcus (7) not far behind with 53lb the last swim to catch (11) was Mark Betteridge and Nick Hill with 35lbs but they did well considering they seemed to be on the wrong side of the lake!
We manage to have a raffle also to raise another £85 for the Autumn Lily fund and a big thank you to Melksham Tackle Company for donating a voucher to go with a few goodies we donated!
Great comp 40 fish out 19 doubles and 4 twenties!!

2014 Pairs Match

Another win for Mark Betteridge and Stuart Mogford, in the same swim as two years ago!
Well done chaps, great angling!!

1st Stuart and Mark (7) – 95lbs 15oz – 10 fish
2nd Marcus Parker and Jacob Dunne (9) – 56lb 7oz – 7 fish
3rd Ben Claridge and Will (5 yes 5!!) – 54lbs – 6 fish

4th Shane and Paul (3) – 41lb 6oz – 3 fish
5th Dave and Steve (10) – 39lb 14oz – 4 fish
6th Wayne and Ian (11) – 39lb 2oz – 5 fish
7th Tom Curley and Kev (12) – 37lb 12oz – 3 fish
8th Jamie and Carl Thames Valley Carp Masters (4) – 22lb 13oz – 2 fish
9th Shane Rideout and Aaron Thurston (2) – 8lb 4oz – 1 fish
10th Mark and Steve Stephen Tucker (1) – 5lb 7oz – 1 fishJoint
11th with no fish but no lack of effort was -Wes Hulme and Lee (8) and Mark Potter and Jay (6)

September Pairs Competition 2013

Autumn Pairs 2013 – Final Standings

1st Jason Dunne and Marcus Parker with a massive 105lbs 14 oz

2nd Carl and Jamie from Thames Valley Carp Masters with 38lbs

3rd Max, Hendry and Dan from Total Carp Magazine with 37lbs 3 oz

Exciting finish again with Max and Dan coming from 4th to almost second in the last 30 mins! Great competition, great guys and some stunning fish!!

March Pairs Competition 2013

Extremely bad conditions but the winners managed to winkle 4 small carp out with a total weight of 25lb 14oz.

1st place went to Craig Deeley and Gary Lobb taking home £500

2nd was taken by Alastair Smith and Hamish West winning £300

3rd place goes to Jason Dunne and Marcus Parker sharing the not to shabby £200!

Well Done to all that took part, not an easy day.

Summer Singles competition 2012

The Summer singles saw three qualifiers in September, October and November. 4 anglers from each qualifier went through to the final being in November.

The Final took place in absolutely hideous conditions! We had Sun, wind (DALE!) Rain, floods, and snow!

We had 12 fish falling to 6 of the 12 anglers. Well done to Craig Deeley who came 3rd and took £75 with a very brave decision to go in swim 5 and winkle out Adi’s mate at 15lb 10oz! Second was Mark Betteridge who had 3 fish totaling 18lbs earning him £125 and 1st place went to Ben Claridge with 5 fish and 40lb 15oz – Good fishing fella! Ben won £350, 48hrs free fishing and the trophy.

First Place

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Ben Claridge

Second Place

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Mark Betteridge

Third Place

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Craig Deeley

March Pairs Competition 2012

The ‘March Pairs Competition’ took place over 48 hours, giving anglers just one night to settle into their swim. The fishing was tough and the recent changes in weather and amount of pressure on the water meant the fish weren’t on the feed as much as usual and it took some doing to get on the leader board.

Congratulations to the prize winners and all those who took part, an enjoyable 30hours had by all and great sportsmanship.

First Place

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Stuart Mogford & Mark Betteridge

Second Place

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Callum Gutteridge & Ross Jeffs

Third Place

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Ed Daw & Jon Trevett

ON COMPETITION DAYS . . .

SATURDAY
7:45am – MEET IN CAR PARK AND GET YOUR GEAR OUT READY TO GO! HAVE A LOOK AROUND THE LAKE TO HELP DECIDE YOUR SWIM.
8:00am – DRAW FOR SWIMS AND START SETTING UP! YOU WILL FIRST DRAW A NUMBER 1-12 TO DECIDE WHO CHOOSES THEIR SWIM FIRST. I.E. YOU DRAW BALL No.1 THEN YOU HAVE THE PICK OF THE LAKE, BALL No.12 AND YOU GET WHAT IS LEFT!!
9:00am – WAIT FOR THE SIGNAL AND CAST OUT.
SUNDAY
2:00pm – THE SIGNAL WILL GO FOR THE COMP TO END.
3:00pm – THE FINAL STANDINGS TO BE ANNOUNCED AND PRIZES/TROPHIES AWARDED.