The Match Canal: There is a christmas open being fished on Blunham lake on the 5th December, the draw is at 08:30 and being fished from 9:30 till 3pm, it will be any method, and be silvers only with any carp being caught counting as 1lb each, please bring a prize to the value of £10 for the draw, for booking and details please call the shop on : 01767 317835.
The final match of the Autumn series has now been fished, the result was : 1st Alec Boltryk 24lb8oz, 2nd Paul Kyle 20lb, 3rd John Patmore 15lb. The result for the series was : 1st Budge, 2nd Paul Kyle 3rd Paul Boltryk. Ferrett caught 2 carp to 8lbs on luncheon meat. Don Fern caught 3 carp to 11lbs on mussels. Les Fern caught 4 carp to 8lb on mussels. BALIFFS TIP: Maggots work well over the winter for the silver fish, with even the carp feeding in spells over the colder months.
Becks Lake: Mr Lovell caught a common of 14lb8oz on banoffee boilies. John Warner caught 8 bream to 8lbs on cell boilies. Paul Rogers caught carp of 16lb and 12lb8oz on hybrid boilies. Barry Cunningham caught 3 carp to 22lb8oz on boilies. Kevin caught 4 carp to 17lbs on a chod setup. Darius caught 9 carp to 22lbs on strawberry and tigernut boilies. Paulius caught 4 carp to 17lb2oz on strawberry and tigernut boiles. Simon caught 2 carp to 10lbs on tutti fruiti boilies. Rick Pozzilli caught commons of 16 and 18lbs and a 6lb bream on code red boilies. Dan Field caught a 25lb12oz common on a pineapple pop-up. Ian caught a 16lb mirror on coconut creme boilies. Wayne caught a 17lb common on squid boilies. David Taylor caught a common of 24lb and a mirror of 16lb on Cell boilies. BALIFFS TIP: The shallow area at the A1 end of the lake around the reeds has been fishing well. Large catches can be achived without using huge quantity of bait.
Winters Lake: Neil Conway caught a 23lb9oz common on popped-up maize. Chris Hayward caught a 24lb6oz mirror fishing a solid bag. Josh Mabbitt caught a 32lb3oz mirror fishing with a solid bag. Andy Baker caught 7 carp to 24lbs on sticky bait krill boilies. Chris Hayward caught 2 carp to 15lb8oz on boilies. Dave Marriott caught 3 commons of 20lb+ on lupins. Jordan Pashley caught 3 carp to 28lb 2oz. Harry Cook caught a 14lb mirror on ceel. Justin caught a 25lb 9oz common on a northern pop-up. Shaun caught carp of 19lb, 24lb and 29lb using pop-ups. Lee caught a 20lb 8oz mirror on a pop-up. Shuan caught a 24lb 10z mirror on a pop-up. BALIFFS TIP: The fish on Winters tend to be quite nomadic and dont stay in one area for very long, casting to showing fish is very effective but with the recent weather and the tendacy of the fish to move away from angling pressure large beds of are not bringing many if any more bites than single hookbaits.
Blunham Lake: Lauren Fox caught a 15lb common on float fished maggots. Stuart Raby caught 2 carp to 11lbs and 2 bream to 5lb8oz on the method feeder. Andre Lusby caught 4 carp to 17lb with meat on the method feeder. Mick Cooper caught 2 carp to 10lbs on pop-up maize. Reece caught a 10lb common on feeder fished sweet corn. Rob Lamont caught a 14lb carp on sweet corn. Paul Thistleton caught a 15lb mirror using sweetcorn. BALIFFS TIP: The margins on Blunham are very productive in the evening, keep baitng these areas through the day and fish elewhere untill later in the day when the tempreture starts to cool and the margin spots come into play.
Damsel Lake: Trout have now been stocked into Damsel lake. Ashley Sharp caught a 20lb8oz common on a cell boilie tipped with pop-up fake corn. Richard caught a 19lb8oz mirror on dairy cream fudge boilies. Tom Morrell caught 2 commons of 9 and 9lb8oz on the method feeder. Dave Browson caught 3 carp to 19lb12oz on equinox boilies. Michael Twydell caught 2 carp to 15lbs on nash the key boilies. Peter Street caught 2 mirrors of 12lbs each and a 5lb tench on sweetcorn and prawns. Stuart Raby caught 2 carp to 10lbs on boilies. Mr Emmerson caught 2 mirrors to 20lbs on banoffee boilies. Richard Saunders caught 4 commons to 17lb1oz on banoffee boilies. Terence caught a 10lb mirror on a dumbell boilie. BALIFFS TIP: Damsel can be a very good surface fishing lake, try soaking mixers in sunflower oil to flatten off the surface of the water and combat the ripple which can make surface fishing difficult. The margins produce a lot of carp on Damsel, so if you are struggling to locate fish look out for the large marginal features that hold carp.
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