Match 4 – Woodside 12/05/2019

Island Pool

11 fished

Island pool is the largest pool on site at approximately two acres in size. The Island pool is stocked with a good head of carp averaging 2lb-4lbs with larger specimens around mid-teens. The pool is also home to a number of other species including a big head of quality roach to nearly 2lbs, tench and chub. However, the water is famous for producing huge perch, which are targeted by specimen anglers from all over the country.

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Match 3 – Haye Farm 28/04/2019

Dexter Pool

12 fished

Dexter Pool (20 pegs) stocked with carp, roach, bream, tench and rudd. The biggest carp weigh over 25 lbs. The fishery has been established over 20 years and is very well stocked

On the back of the colder weather there was speculation that this could prove a difficult venue. Everyone was going through different methods without really catching consistently on a successful method. Pole fishing the margins On the ledge at 2+2 sections, Pellet, Cage and method feeders, Pellet wagglers, Long pole shallow and the list goes on. Mel eventually got carp feeding shallow by spraying maggots to 13 metres, including a 12-2 carp on the pole which gave a him a good scrap. Barry was also catching from his corner peg which has a good variety of options as there are pegs on this pool to his right. Rob and Guy were also chopping and changing methods to try and work out what the fish wanted and how they wanted it.

With this win, Mel denied Rob his hat trick of wins but he still remains as the early leader in the points.

Spraying maggots or pinging pellets for the cruising carp.
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Match 2 – Monkhall 14/04/2019

Swallow Pool

16 fished

Swallow pool (20 pegs) is home to f1s from 1lb to 7lb. Carp from 6oz to 10lb, chub to 3lb, small tench and crucians, and ide. Shallow fishing and paste are great methods in the summer, while fishing pellets bread and maggots in winter. You can’t help but appreciate this excellent venue, the cleanliness and maintenance that has gone into making this one of the best fisheries around. The pool has a stone path around it, taking you to the generously sized wooden platforms, fishery supplied landing nets and keep nets are stored close to each peg.

Rob McKee continued his impressive form catching f1s from the whistle from the far side of peg 2, due to a cold gusting wind that swim could not be maintained on the pole. So ringing the changes, switched to down the track and later to the margins, with the fish feeding shallow on 4mm expanders even in the cold temperatures. On the wider side of the pool, Martin McHugh was aiming for top spot from peg 11, and looked set for a win – finding carp and f1s on the pellet feeder and 8mm hard pellet. With 2 wins out of 2 matches Rob is the early leader in the points – can anyone catch him?

Different tactics were used to bag up for 1st and 2nd place
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Club Fixtures for 2019

The new fixture list has now been published on the Events Calendar page.

The events have all the details for this seasons matches, including the date and draw time, the venue and pool, it also includes a link to a known web site and even a link on Google maps together with a code for your sat navs. You can also copy the event details to your mail calendar, so you don’t miss a match!

To view the details, click on the venue to expand the event and follow the links in the details.

Roll of Honour 2018

Heaviest bag of fishIMG_9720

Danny Podmore 231lbs 10ozs at Cobhouse Chestnut pool.

Sportsman of the yearIMG_9721

Trevor Briggs.

Biggest fish

Danny Podmore 16lb carp at Cobhouse Chestnut pool.

Most improved angler of the year

Trevor Briggs.

Full 2018 season statisticsSeason Statistics 2018

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Presentation Night 2018

November 30th, 2018

The Unicorn, Holly Road, Little Dawley.

This years presentation night is being held at The Unicorn in Little Dawley.  Please try to arrive by 7:30 p.m. so that we can get proceedings underway by 8:00 p.m.  All raffle prize donations are welcomed, to try and raise extra revenue for the club going into next season.

Match 16 – Aston Eyre 27/10/2018

14 fished

Quarry Pool

Our last match of 2018 season was at Aston Eyre which usually provides a ton of fish for the winner and or the biggest fish of the season. What a difference a couple of days, and quite a few degrees Celsius makes, whoa it was feckin freezing, and as five hours passed almost all of us were packing up to try and keep warm. Two had already had enough and left early, leaving more points available for the final leader board, and Bobby (Nudd) Tranter was ecstatic with his fish!

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Match 15 – Cob House 14/10/2018

9 fished

Chestnut Pool

A match not to miss – but due to holidays and other commitments unfortunately too many did miss this historic match. A match which saw Dan Podmore catch a double ton, and take the individual match record which has been broken several times this season already, and land the biggest single fish this season so far a carp of 16lb. Taking second place was Rob McKee with a total of 192lb 10oz, and third place goes to Guy Jones with 180lb 10oz.

In fact six out of the nine anglers that fished, broke through the ton barrier making it an exceptional match for individuals and the club as they all contributed to the biggest weight for a club match weighing in an incredible total of over 1,162lb.

Note that the next match on Aston Eyre will need all of your available nets and ensure they are dry for inspection by Tony.

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Match 14 – Willow Marsh 30/09/2018

15 fished

Dragonfly Pool

Although the weather was pretty favourable, Dragonfly pool didn’t fish well with a lot of us struggling for bites.  Many different methods were put to use, as we all rang the changes. Swapping between long pole, shallow / short pole on the deck, pellet and cage feeder, bomb and pellet waggler.  Most methods would produce but not with any consistency.  Rob was the eventual winner, pipping Guy by 6lb with Martin catching well in the last hour landing 3 carp for just over 30lb making up his final weight.

Note that the next match is a pool change we are on Chestnut pool at Cob House.

A reminder to all anglers to return any trophies as we move into the last few matches of the season.  Time to lovingly, clean and polish them for the last time; before returning them to Trev, before the next presentation night.

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Match 13 – Heronbrook 16/09/2018

17 fished

Bridge Pool

Terry continued his good spell of form, he was into the fish from the start, catching on pellet feeder to the far bank on Bridge pool permanent peg 28, then once the wind strengthened, he changed tactics focusing on the margins and taking carp and barbel on the pole close in.  Mel fished a similar match, taking a good stamp of mixed carp and barbel for second place.  Meanwhile Guy added a third place in the frame to extend his lead at the top of the leader board.

A reminder to all anglers to return the trophies as we move into the last few matches of the season.  Time to clean and polish them for the last time; before returning them to Trev, before the next presentation night.

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