Last weekend on Becks Dave Dodds caught a 19lb mirror and Dean Ayres a 16lb on a Sticky Baits Manilla wafter. We now have a new Sticky Baits display with the full range in store as well as a new Nash and Fox display. Oakley Cox, aged 13, bagged 6 fish to 18lb, a new PB. Jack caught a 15lb common. Luke Hargreaves caught a 15lb common on Damsel.
On Damsel, Paul Thistleton banked a 15lb carp. Drew Ogden landed a 20lb mirror on Cell, Andrew Ogden 2 to 13-08 on Pacific Tuna and Roy Ogden a 15lb on Cell. Trevor Ogden landed 4 bream and Nicky Rodgers banked 2 at 16lb and 18lb. Richard Saunders bagged a 23-15 PB common and a 17-14 from the margin.
On Becks, Ron Walden bagged 4 mirrors to 21lb, a common and 5 bream. Fishing The Beach Tom Chamberlain and Max Robinson bot broke their PB, a 20lb for Tom along with a 13lb and a 16lb and a 21-08 for Max. Richard banked 2 carp to 15lb and 4 good sized bream. Mike Butler had 2 commons to 18-04 and a 6-08 tench, Reece also had a tench and a 12lb common.
On Blunham Matt Dudley-Cave caught one of the ghosties and Vickie Dudley Cave caught 2 mirrors to 11-05 and a 10-13 common.
On Carp Lake, Charlie banked a 16lb, Paul, Lewis and David a 13lb each and Jayden a 13lb a 15lb and a 21lb. Steven caught a 12-11 common and a 5-11 tench. Dan Ackerman had a 14lb and Ed Clarke 2 mirrors to 18lb on solid bags, Connor Lydon picked up a 17-08 from the margin and Andrew Dawkes banked a 17lb common. Rob Lamont caught a 15lb common and a 5lb tench. Sam Lancaster had 2 commons at 19-02 and 20-07 and Paul Andrews had a brace of twenties to 21-05. Steven Freear bagged 8 fish including 3 twenties. Bas Moulding a 20-08 common.
On Booneys, Terry O'Dell caught a 17-08 common on Nutcracker. Lee Morgan caught 2 7lb tench and a 17-08 common and a 18-04 common, all on fake corn.
On Winters, Jordan Pashley banked 6 to 26-05, TwoTone, and another common at 23-12. Sean Pashley banked 65 to 21lb and Justin had 4 to 26-12. Matthew Wallace bagged 6 to 19-08 and Brad Hollidge a 15lb
The Match Canal hosted the 4th match in the Autumn Open Series and in 1st place was Paul Kyle on peg 7 with 97-04, 2nd was Ceri Bolitho on peg 12 with 73-13 and 3rd was Del Waite on peg 9 with 52-02.
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Damsel, was a little quiet this weekend but saw Richard Saunders bag a nice common at 20-15. Gary Hassan also had a common at 15lb and a bream. Dave Varney a 6-08 tench, Simon a 12lb mirror, Duncan Mitchell 3 to 15-08 and Karolis banked an 18lb common and 2 bream.
On Carp Lake, Adam Stevens banked a 23lb and on his first visit to Manor Farm Nathan Stewart landed a 21lb PB. Andy Stapleton also had a 22lb common. Michael Gould bagged 5 commons to 21lb all on Mainline Cell and Jerry James caught 5 commons to 23-08, all on Sticky Baits Krill. Ken Sharpe landed a 18lber. Stuart Raby landed 4 to 19-08 and Daryl Emery 5 to 17-14. Dan Jackson caught 3 commons to 22lb on Milky Toffee pop-ups. Gerry Allbury a 17-15 common and an 18-15 common while Lee Feltham caught 2 low double commons and one of the few mirrors to come out at the weekend at 15lb. A 20-08 common fell to a snowman fished by Brian Morgan. Paul Cook caught 3 to 21-03
On Becks, Sam Gough banked 3 to 15-10, Lee Gilbert 2 to 17-10 and William Lewis 2 to 10-08 and a bream. William, Anthony and Chris caught 7 bream between them and a 14lb common. Dexter Bugg had 3 at 12lb and 2 at 15lb and Mark Barton landed a 16-08 common. Carl Harvey caught 3 to 18-10 and Marin Weemes 2 to 17-04 and Stuart Webber a 15-02.
On Blunham, Vickie Dudley-Cave landed a 13-05 PB common and Ben Hogan a 14-05 mirror.
On Winters, Andy Harrison banked a 16-08 and a cracker at 27lb. Eddie banked to at 18lbs. Keith Barrick bagged a 17-08 common, a 19lb mirror, a 28-08 common and PB 30lb mirror, all on Cell and a Cell bottom bait.
On Booneys, Adam Wilson on his first visit caught a 18lb common and went on to bank another at 29lb. Gregg Taylor had a 15lb. Darren Worley banked a 14lb common and a 24-12 mirror. Andy Stapleton caught a 15lber and Stuart Minney had a great 48 hours catching 7 fish to 29lb.
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There was a sharp drop in air pressure and some pretty miserable weather this weekend keeping a lot of anglers at home. Despite this fish were still caught.
On Damsel, Darren Davie caught 3 bream and a nice 21-02 common.
On Carp Lake, Spencer Hedingham banked a 20-12 and Zac Hedingham 4 commons, 2 at 16lb and 2 at 15lb. Chris Harris caught a 13lb common, a 16-04 mirror and a 4lb tench. Tom Large netted a 16-04 mirror and Craig Daniels 3 to 18lb. Wayne Durler bagged 2 at 12lbs, a 14lb, a 18lb and a 22lb common. Chris Harris caught 3 mid doubles and a 4lb tench and Stefanie Lewis caught her first fish ever, a 17lb carp. John Beavis had 2 to 18-08 and Lee Redhead 3 to 19lb. Miller Woskett banked the orange koi at 15-02 and a common at 22-08
On Becks, Michael Murrell caught 2 to 13lb, Gary Blunt caught a 11lb common and Jacob a 15lb common. Darren caught 2 low doubles, Tom a 12-08 and Michael Gould a 17-08.
On Blunham, Matt Dudley-Cave caught his PB at 15-01 on a method feeder on the last cast of the day.
On Winters, Charlie Page caught 5 to 25-10 and Eddie Page 3 to 15lb. Sam banked an 18-08 and Joe Tasker a 26-02. Steven Freear was looking to beat his PB and did so with The Zip at 29-06, he also banked 4 others, 3 of which were over 20lb. In the week Morgan Bacon had his last 48-hour session on Winters before going back to Uni. He had 9 fish, 6 of which were 20lb plus to solid bags and the beachcaster. The twenties were 22-09 common, 23lb mirror, 25-08 mirror 'TwoTone', 26-12 common, 27-08 mirror 'The Big Scaley' and a 27-10 'The Long Common'.
On Booneys, Jason Smith had 2 to 18-04 and Steve Bartlett 5 fish all around the 17lb mark. Stuart Minney caught 2 to 17lb and Jack Milton on his first visit to Booneys bagged a 14-04 and a stunning 18lb mirror.
The third match of the Autumn Open Series was held on Blunham and was won by Tony Ryan on peg 8 with 14lb, 2nd was Paul Nicholls on peg 1 with 13-05 and 3rd was Darren Tait on peg 6 with 12-12. The August photo competition was won by Andy Uhl for his catch photo of the black and white koi from Carp Lake.
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There was a chill wind blowing at Manor Farm this weekend and a few leaves turning yellow but anglers were still enjoying sport.
On Damsel, Chesa Claudiu banked a 17lb a 20lb and several bream to 9lb. Jay Burton a 14lb while Sam and Neil Sibley had 3 to 22-06 from the margin.
On Carp Lake, Andrew Dorrington caught a 19lb common. Richard Pigram a 16lb common using a krill pop up on a chod. Chris Buckland had 2 to 15lb. Stan 2 to 19lb, Paul had a 18lb mirror, Simon Chitty 2 to 21lb and Mark Hook 2 to 14-08. Phil Grimshaw caught a 17lb common and Lloyd Chapman a 14lb common. James Cowling 2 commons to 21lb from the margin. Steven Freear bagged up with 10 to 21-11 and a 6-02 tench.
On Becks, Sam and Dan had 5 between them to 15lb, Rob McDonald a 12lb common and a 4lb tench to a solid bag in the margin. Leigh Amer a 15lber and a 18lber. Shaun had a 16lber and Neil sewell a 22-05
On Canal, Paul Hutchins was catching plenty of carp around the 6lb mark in the margin.
On Winters, Tony banked a 15-08 and a 29lb common. Reffa 3 mid doubles and Paul a 18lb and a 22lb. During the week Jonny Fromant landed his PB mirror with a nice scaley at 20-12
On Booneys, Dean Hilton caught a 14-08 common to a method feeder fished over to the reeds from The Point swim. Coming down from Southport Jake Turner landed a 21lb fish and Josh Harvery had 3 to 18lb. Josh Virgo banked a 22lb common and a 23lb mirror, his friend Oli Fisher had a 24-10 common. Ross Sterwart a 16lb common. David Byrnes at the north end a 29-04 common to krill.
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A chilly autumnal day on Saturday followed hot late summer sun on Sunday and Monday gave mixed results at Manor Farm this Bank Holiday weekend.
On Damsel, Jack Oakins caught bream and carp to 14-08, Michael Bundy 2 carp to 17lb. Louis Andrews and Anthony Eldridge banked 8 to 20lb and Neil Sewell a 18lb common. Fishing together Sven Anderson banked 4 mid doubles, Chris Guymer 5 to 15lb and Luke Hipgrave 11 to 15lb including the orange koi. Matthew Cornwell banked his UK PB at 22-08 on a Mainline Tutti Fruitti.Graham Bateman and Jason McArdle banked 10 fish between them up to 23lb, one at 10lb and the rest high doubles. Piotr Wojdlowicz caught 3 to 16lb all off the top
On Becks, Alan had a 16-03 common and Will caught 3 to 16lb. Mark Dodd bagged a 15-02 mirror and an 18-01 common on Nash Zig Bugs one foot under the surface. Ed Clarke banked 4 to 20-04 under his rod tip with a pop up over 6mm pellet. Kirk had a 16lb common off the island.Alan Murrell 3 to 16-04 and Kian McCarthy 2 to 18-04. James Coles 4 to 16-08, Manuel Osan 2 to 18lb, and Norbert Hodasz 2 to 19lb
On Carp Lake, Craig Daniels banked the yellow koi at 14-08, Lee Turner banked 2 to 19-08 and Jamie Hunting a 21lb common. Paul Coleman caught a 24lb common and Robin Stannard a 19-02 within a half hour into his day ticket. Mike Lucas had 4 to 15-08, Julie Shadbolt caught an 11-08 carp on the float with 6lb mainline and a size 12 hook, she went on to bag a 23lb mirror on a single white Manilla pop up on a Ronnie Rig. Paul Shadbolt caught 2 to 18lb. Andreas Fencovas caught 3 high doubles to 18lb. Brian Morgan a 19-08 and a 22lb to a chod rig and Lee Morgan a 17-02.Paul Coleman caught a 18lb, a 20-04 and a 22lb. Tommy Atkins banked 4 to 20-14 on a dayticket. Louis Methven bagged his PB at 20lb During the week David Barnham enjoyed his best session so far with 13 fish to 28lb including 4 other twenties.
On Booneys, Francis Jervis 17lb, Paul Hargreaves 15lb, Ricky Clark 17lb and a 19lb, Stuart Minney 3 to 21-07 and Steve landed a 18lber.
On Winters, Greg Foot 21-04 and 2 low doubles, Richard Beaumont 2 to 23lb, Jack McMahon 2 low doubles. Andy and Craig caught one each to 24lb. Steven Ely a 26lb, a 26-12 and a 27-13. Carl Clark a 23-15 common. In the week Daniel Gray enjoyed another good session catching 6 fish including a 26lb 12oz common, a 25lb 2oz common and a PB mirror of 22lb 11oz Morgan Bacon bagged The Big Scaley at 27-15
The second match in the Autumn Open series on the Canal was won by Gary Dunning on peg 8 with 73-04, in second place was Paul Kyle on peg 13 with 65-12 and third was Andy Tebbut on peg 9 with 59lb.
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Fewer anglers were hitting the bank at Manor Farm this week no doubt allowing things like summer holidays to get in the way of their fishing, those who decided against such frivolity were rewarded with some excellent fishing.
On Damsel Gary Robertson bagged 12 fish between 10lb and 17lb, 10 of them coming from the margin. Darryn Clark caught a 15lb mirror and Sam Burden banked 6 to 15lb including the orange koi. Simon caught a 5lb tench and some bream.
On Carp Lake, Debbie Lefort caught 5 to 16-14 using a PVA mesh bag. Kieran Pailing bagged 7 to 21-02, his PB in a 48-hour stay. David Hill caught a 24-10, a 17-04, a couple at 8lb as well as a 3lb tench. Harry Holt, aged 10, fishing with his dad caught his PB at 15-03 on a Cell dumbbell and PVA mesh in the margin then went on to smash it again with a 20-05, he also bagged a 16-07. Dan Orchard banked a 22lb mirror and Paul Reed two 13lb commons. Steven Freear back on Carp Lake banked 2 twenties to 21-06
On Becks, Jack Rose bagged a 21-08 mirror to a Krill dumb bell topped with a piece of IB fake corn, and another 2 at 11-04 and 14-01. Martin Walker caught a 19lb common.
On Blunham Ray Renford was delighted to bag a 15lb carp
On Winters Adam Pearce caught two at 18lb, a 19lb and a 20lb. Dan Jackosn a 17lb and a 18lb. Luke Spencer caught two thirties in one day, both commons at 30-08 and 32-12. a new PB, and finished off the weekend with a mid double mirror. Neil Conway caught a nice mid double scaley to Signature pop up presented in a gap in the heavy weed. Earlier in the week, Jordan Pashley banked 6 to 24-12 and Dan Gray bagged a 29-14 common.
On Booneys Jamie Fahey fishing the north end caught 3 to 20-02. Andy Morrison banked a 21lb common and Ryan Murphy 2 commons to 16-08. Chris Hayward picked a swim he had not fished before and caught 6 to 29-04.
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On Damsel, Paul Herron caught 2 to 15-07 and 2 bream. Roy Driver banked 3 to 21-07, Danny 7 to 23-05 and Damon 5 to 17lb all to Mainline Banoffee. Mike Lucas caught 5 to 18lb, Matthew Lucas 3 to 17lb and Ben lucas 2 to 15-08. Kevin Burton bagged 5 to 20lb and 3 bream and James Wallace 4 to 22-08.
On Carp Lake, Finlay Shepherd caught 2 to 16lb. Martin Walker an 18-02 and 2 tench to 5lb using small solid bags a single fake corn. Steven Freear had 4 to 16-08. Steve Ginn caught 3 to 21lb Gareth Hancock 4 to 18lb and Ryan Hancock 2 to 16lb. Andy Uhl caught the black and white koi at 16-09. Stephen Chambers caught his PB at 23lb on his first night session on the lake
On Becks, Matthew Cornwall bagged 6 mid doubles and a 20-07 mirror on Pineapple boilies. Jake Balaan 3 mid doubles and a 24lb. Jack Chance 4 to 18lb and lots of bream around 6lb. Terry Benford fishing for bream or tench with a quiver tip and sweetcorn hooked and landed a 18lb common. Lee had a 20lb and some big bream. James McArdle 3 including a 17-08 and a 18-08. Chris Leader a 21-02
On Winters, Kevin Tingey had 5 including a 22-15 and a 24-07. Howard Carter caught a 22-04 common on a chod. Craig Daniels a 24-14 on a bottom bait over particles. Lee Turner banked 19lb common to a yellow pop up on a stiff hinged rig. Louis Andrews bagged four twenties to 27lb. A 21-10 mirror fell to Tom Wright and a 15-05 common to Stuart. Tony Pullen smashed his previous PB of 21lb with a 27-04 common. Tony Virgo bagged a 24-03 and Josh Virgo a 19-03 and Marcin Wozniak a 25lb common.
Booneys is back on form after a lean spell. Kenny Langrish had two twenties to 22lb to Cell bottom bait. Darren Mullin 3 twenties to 24lb all commons. Tony James a 19-01 common and a 16-11 mirror. Phil White bagged 5 including a 21lb and a 27-04 using Denham Baits. Gabriel Prodan caught a 24lb mirror and James Ingram bagged a 18lb and a 28-06.
The first match of the Autumn Open Series saw Paul Kyle in first place with 81-12 on peg 9, Alan Laney second with 61-04 on peg 17 and Steve Hill third with 57-12 on peg 11.
On Damsel, Dave Hollands and his two mates banked 13 carp between them, biggest to Dave at 19-04 to 3 grains of sweetcorn and 1 grain of fake corn. Alan Wright and Chris Chorley were both catching carp and bream. Tilly and Ella each caught a 16lb common while Ashley and Ollie had 2 carp to 15lb and 2 bream. Michael Andrews banked 2 to 17lb.
On Becks, Henry Fowler banked 2 commons to 17-08 and 2 mirrors to 19-08 and Scott Wyman a 22-08. Baz Franklin was catching tench to 6lb and bream and Daryl caught a 14-02 common. Lee French bagged 20 fish over 2 nights at the A1 end, he struggled at first but then scaled down to catch 6 carp to 17lb, 9 bream and 5 tench, all on a single fake corn. An unexpected and sizable eel was caught by Daniel, the first reported at Manor Farm for some time.
On Carp Lake, Kian McCarthy had 2 carp, one just under and one just over 20lb. Callum Ratley banked the orange koi at 14lb along with 2 commons at 13lb and 19-08, Kieran Ratley caught a 16lber. Brian and Lee Morgan each had a carp one at 17-08 and the other at 18-08. Jake Douglas caught 2 commons to 14-11.
On Winters, Kevin Tingey landed a 20lb common and a mid double. Aaron Turner down from Coventry fished a bottom bait on a clear spot and was rewarded with 2 at 25lb and 28lb. Tony Lawrence banked 3 to 24lb and Stuart Minney bagged 5 to 23lb. Earlier in the week, Steven Freear hit Winters for the first time for a 72 hour session, he bagged 7 carp, 3 over 20lb, biggest 24-04 and 2 at 19lb plus, all in the margin with a solid bag and single piece of corn. Morgan Bacon also picked up 3 commons to 26-14 midweek as did Paul and Ryan Andrews, Paul banked a 26-08 and Andrew a 20lb
On Booneys, Greg Taylor caught 2 to 14-02 and a tench and David Byrnes a 15lb mirror. Justin Clark had 3 to 18lb and Craig Ward 2 commons at 21-04 and 21-08.
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