Latest Catches - May 2006

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Hardwick Lake Mirror. [26/05/2006]

Mike Bloxsome had this lovely mirror out of the Smiths side of Hardwick over the weekend at 28.02.

St. Johns "Small Plated". [26/05/2006]

Barry Hasler from Essex had this scaley mirror known as the "Small Plated" earlier this week at a very spawned out weight of 30.08. This fish came out less than two months ago at over 37lb's!!!!

Manor Farm's "Cut Tail" !!!! [24/05/2006]

Roy Wilshaw set a new PB last night when he had Cut Tail at 38.08. Roy was fishing Mainline's Proactive pineapple boilies at roughly 60 yards.

Peter Carr with a St. Johns Thirty!!!! [24/05/2006]

Peter Carr had this 31.08 common two weeks ago whilst fishing with his mates, Bruce and Martin.

36lb St. Johns Mirror. [24/05/2006]

Peter Carr had this 36.08 mirror two weeks ago, at the time we reported it to be the "Starburst", however now we have the photos we know it was a fish caught back in March at 34lb's.

27lb St. Johns Mirror. [24/05/2006]

Martin Ditchman had this 27.06 mirror two weeks ago.

New PB for Jason. [24/05/2006]

Jason Woodward from Kidlington had this new PB 29.06 out of Oxlease on Monday along with a 21.04 mirror. Nash F1 boilies did the trick.

First Ever Fish out of Brasenose-1. [24/05/2006]

Young Adam with a 9lb mirror he caught out of B-1 over the weekend whilst fishing with his brother Tom. Adam used a single pineapple boilie.

St. Johns Common. [24/05/2006]

Bruce Starling had this 25.09 common two weeks ago.

St. Johns Catfish. [24/05/2006]

Martin Ditchman with a 28.13 catfish.

Stunning Hardwick Mirror. [23/05/2006]

Ian Macmillan had 4 twenties over the weekend including this 28.10 mirror using proactive pineapple boilies and bankside grubber pellets.

PB Bream for Jackie. [23/05/2006]

Jackie Blunt had this 11.10 bream out of Hardwick over the weekend.

PB Tench for Jackie. [23/05/2006]

Jackie also had this PB 8.14 tench over the weekend from Hardwick Lake.

Hardwick Sunset. [23/05/2006]

Weekend shot from the old conveyor bank on Hardwick Lake.

New Oxlease Mirror Record!! [23/05/2006]

Carl Pashley had this 37.02 mirror over the weekend along with 11 other fish upto 29lb's. This fish weighed 31lb's in 2004.

New PB for Chris Golledge. [23/05/2006]

On only his 4th ever carp fishing trip Chris Golledge landed this 31lb mirror along with one of 19lb's. Chris was using Active-8 boilies with PVA bags of Hinders Slicker pellets.

Oxlease Thirty. [23/05/2006]

Martin Brady made a 500 mile round trip to Oxlease and was rewarded with this 32.04 mirror.

Another Gaunts Thirty for Rich. [23/05/2006]

Rich Holohan has had a number of thirties from Gaunts Lake on the Guys Syndicate this year, this is another one he caught back in April at 33.06.

Guy Lakes Forty!!!! [23/05/2006]

Solihull Angling Centres Stuart Mitchell had this 40.11 mirror last week out of Gaunts Lake on the Guys Syndicate. Stuart told me that he had caught a number of fish over 29lb's from Linear waters in the past including two at 29.15, but had never caught one over thirty. Well he's done it in style now and also added a 26lb mirror and a 17.04 common. Stuart's bait was his own recipe supplied by Solihull Angling Centre.

23.08 Mirror. [19/05/2006]

Gaz Whittle from Warwickshire had this 23.08 mirror from Gaunts Lake.

Mid-Thirty Mirror. [19/05/2006]

Another one for Gaz Whittle, this one weighed 35.02 from Gaunts Lake.

Guy Lake Mirror. [19/05/2006]

Gaz Whittle with a 25.08 mirror from Gaunts Lake.

24.05 Common. [19/05/2006]

Craig Temple from Warwickshire had this mid-twenty common from Unity Lake on the Guys Syndicate.

Upper Twenty Yeomans Common. [19/05/2006]

Craig Steven from Warwickshire had this 28.12 common from Yeomans Lake on the Guy Lakes Syndicate.

30 lb Mirror for Gaz. [19/05/2006]

Gaz Whittle with a 30.04 mirror out of Yeomans Lake on the Guys Syndicate.

Manor Thirty. [19/05/2006]

Lee Whittaker from Skegness had this 30.04 mirror as part of an 11 fish catch which included two other twenties upto 29.01.

The "Big Tail Common" !!!! [19/05/2006]

Colin Sears from Haywards Heath had this massive framed common two days ago out of Hardwick/Smiths Lake fishing particles.

Guy Lakes Common. [19/05/2006]

Craig Steven had this 27.08 common out of Gaunts Lake.

****Guy Lakes Stunner**** [19/05/2006]

This beautiful 20.00 linear was caught by Gaz Whittle on Yeomans Lake.

Mid-Twenty Mirror. [19/05/2006]

Craig Stevens with a 25.06 mirrror out of Yeomans Lake on the Guys Syndicate.

Gaunts Lake. [19/05/2006]

Gaz Whittle with a 28.06 Guys common.

Another Big Gaunts Common !!!! [19/05/2006]

Gaz Whittle with a 27.10 common out of Gaunts Lake.

Brasenose-1 [18/05/2006]

Fish grouped up on Brasenose-1.

Brasenose-1. [18/05/2006]

Work experience students from Sparsholt College taking the rushes out to the silt patch on B-1.

Brasenose-1. [18/05/2006]

This is what this silt patch on B-1 now looks like, hopefully over time the rushes an willows will take creating a submerged island.

Brasenose - 2 Mirror. [18/05/2006]

Peter Lay had this 18lb 14oz mirror out of Brasenose-2 last week whilst stalking, this came a day after he had what is now the lake record common at 17lb 06oz.

Hardwick's "Big" Common. [18/05/2006]

Commons dont come much better looking than this one at 36.08 which Martin Kaakerson had a couple of weeks ago on maize.

31lb Linear. [18/05/2006]

Sparsholt Student Toby Hull had this 31lb linear out of Hardwick Lake last week.

Heavily Scaled Yeomans Mirror. [18/05/2006]

Craig Steven from Warwickshire had this 25.12 mirror out of Yeomans Lake on the Guys Syndicate.

32lb 06oz PB Common. [18/05/2006]

Gaz Whittle had this 32.06 PB common out of Yeomans Lake on the Guy Lakes Syndicate.

Hardwick Cracker!! [18/05/2006]

Ian Macmillan had this lovely 27.06 mirror out of Hardwick Lake over the weekend.

**Fully Scaled Stunner** [18/05/2006]

Ian Macmillan had this amazing looking fully scaled from Hardwick over the weekend. Mainline's proactive pineapple boilies did the trick over a bed of bankside grubbers and hemp.

Hardwick Lake. [18/05/2006]

Kevin Garret had this heavily scaled mirror a couple of weeks ago out of Hardwick Lake.

Hardwick Lake. [18/05/2006]

Toby Hull had this 27lb mirror at the begining of last week, whilst fishing the margins.

Hardwick Thirty. [18/05/2006]

Chris Lowe had this 30.00 mirror from Hardwick last week using a new bait on test for SBS Baits.

30lb Common. [18/05/2006]

Chris Lowe had this lovely 33.02 common out of Hardwick lake last week. Chris was using a prototype bait from SBS at the time.

Guy Lakes Syndicate. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 23lb 06oz mirror, from Yeomans Lake.

27lb Common. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 27lb 04oz common, from Yeomans Lake.

Another Upper Twenty for Peter. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 27lb 06oz mirror, from Yeomans Lake.

Guy Lakes Stunner. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 27lb 08oz mirror, from Yeomans Lake.

Guy lakes. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 29lb 08oz mirror, from Yeomans Lake.

Guy Lakes Thirty!!!! [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 32lb mirror known as the "Frank Butcher" fish, from Yeomans Lake.

28.14 St. Johns Mirror. [17/05/2006]

Paul Macrae with his new PB caught off the road bank.

Brasenose-1 Mirror. [17/05/2006]

Pete Cox with a 19.13 Brasenose mirror.

14 Year Old Adam with His New PB. [17/05/2006]

Adam Galloway had this 17lb mirror on a pineapple pop-up durring his ever visit to Linear, he was fishing on Oxlease Lake.

Oxlease Mirror. [17/05/2006]

Andy Wade with a 24lb Oxlease mirror.

Hardwick Linear. [17/05/2006]

Martin Clark with a 31.14 mirror.

Hardwick's "Big Plated Linear" [17/05/2006]

Mark Ayliffe with one of the big girls at 37.07, Mark caught the fish on corn.

Back She Goes !!!! [17/05/2006]

The big plated linear going back into the Smiths side of Hardwick.

27.08 Hardwick Linear. [17/05/2006]

Mark Ayliffe also had this lovely linear along with his 37lb fish.

The "Long Nose Mirror" [17/05/2006]

Craig david had this 32.10 mirror out of Manor farm durring the first week in May on Active Bait Solution boilies.

St. Johns Mirror. [17/05/2006]

Chris Morris with a 22lb mirror.

27lb Common. [17/05/2006]

Chris Morris with a St. Johns common caught durring the first week in May.

St. Johns Mirror. [17/05/2006]

Craig David with a pretty low twenty mirror caught from St. Johns durring the first week in May.

St. Johns Fully Scaled!! [17/05/2006]

This cracking 27.08 fully scaled mirror was caught by Chris Morris on Active Bait Solutions boilies.

Stunning Linear. [17/05/2006]

Another fish caught by Chris Morris durring his session at the beging of May. This fish went 27.02.

St. Johns PB Common!! [17/05/2006]

Dan Farrow fropm Bury St. Edmunds had this 24.08 common durring a session when he beat his PB 4 times!!!!

24lb Mirror. [17/05/2006]

Dan Farrow with a St. Johns mirror caught on popped up sweet corn and maggots on a maggot ring in open water.

PB mirror. [17/05/2006]

Dan Farrow with his new PB mirror of 25lb's out of St. Johns.

St. Johns. [17/05/2006]

Dan Farrow with a 23lb common.

Sunset on Brasenose-1. [17/05/2006]

Photo provided by Paul Jones from Teesside.

St. Johns Tench. [17/05/2006]

Paul Jones from Guisborough Teesside with a 9lb 03oz tench.

Brasebose Twenty!! [17/05/2006]

Paul Jones with a 23.04 mirror out of Brasenose-1 caught on bloodworm boilies and bloodworm pellets.

Guy Lakes Syndicate. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 24lb mirror, from Guants Lake.

Guy Lakes Syndicate. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 25lb 08oz mirror, from Guants Lake.

Guy Lakes Thirty. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 32lb 08oz common, from Guants Lake.

Antoher Guy Lakes Thirty. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 33lb 08oz mirror, from Guants Lake.

St. Johns Stunner. [17/05/2006]

Phil Morris had this beautiful 26lb mirror along with a mid-double and a 7.8 male tench.

Gaunts Thirty. [17/05/2006]

Ben Horsman had this 32.04 mirror out of the Guy Lakes Sybdicate.

"Two Tone" at 38.06. [17/05/2006]

Ben Horsman had this big mirror as part of a five fish catch out of Gaunts Lake on the Guys Syndicate.

34lb Oxlease Mirror. [17/05/2006]

Mike Perry had this 34.04 mirror on 12mm Mainline Pro-Active Pineapple boilies over Hinders Nut Sludge.

Gaunts Thirty. [17/05/2006]

Garry Wilkinson from Swindon had this 33lb mirror along with other of 23, 26.10, 18.04 and 32.10 on a recent visit to Guys.

New PB Oxlease Mirror. [17/05/2006]

Mark Harnett had this 32.08 PB mirror along with others of 16, 21, 23.04 and 27.08.

Unity Lake. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 24lb mirror, from Untiy Lake.

Guy Lakes Syndicate. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 25lb 08oz mirror, from Unity Lake.

Chunky Mirror From Unity lake. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 25lb 12oz mirror, from Unity Lake.

Guys Ghostie !!!! [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 26lb 08oz Ghostie, from Unity Lake.

Guy Lakes. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 27lb 04oz mirror, from Unity Lake.

Another Guys Twenty for Peter. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 27lb 08oz mirror, from Unity Lake.

Upper Twenty Ghostie. [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 28lb 06oz Ghostie, from Unity Lake.

Thirty Pound Ghostie [17/05/2006]

Peter Evans from North West Particles had this 32lb 04oz Ghostie, from Unity Lake.

St. Johns Record Ghostie. [17/05/2006]

Lee Carr had this 30.04 ghostie out of St. Johns about one month ago on a Frank Warwick pineapple pop-up.

35lb Mirror. [17/05/2006]

Rich Holohan had this 35.08 mirror as part of a 12 fish catch on the Guys Syndicate (Gaunts Lake).

Hardwick Cracker!!!! [17/05/2006]

Richard Payne had this 25lb mirror about a week ago out of Hardwick/Smiths on a home made fishmeal boilie.

PB Mirror. [17/05/2006]

Tom Potts had this PB 32.14 mirror out of Gaunts Lake on the Guys Syndicate.

Method Caught Mirror! [17/05/2006]

Alan Burgess from Surrey had this 29.08 mirror as part of a three fish catch on the method, whilst fishing Oxlease.

New PB from St .Johns. [17/05/2006]

Chris Salt with his new PB 28.05 mirror.

Brasenose-1. [17/05/2006]

Chris Turrill broke his PB 3 times durring a recent trip to Brasenose-1, here is a 19lb'er he caught.

New PB from Brasenose-1. [17/05/2006]

Chris Turrill with his new PB of 23.08.

Birthday Mirror. [17/05/2006]

Martin Walker from Bicester had this 27.00 mirror off the top durring a recent trip to Oxlease. Martin was down as a birthday treat from his wife and also had mirrors of 14 and 17.08.

Oxlease. [17/05/2006]

David Manning with a 29.13 mirror out of Oxlease.

Oxlease Thirty. [17/05/2006]

David Manning with a 31.02 mirror out of Oxlease.

Gaunts Lake Ghostie. [17/05/2006]

This 23.14 ghostie was part of a 4 fish catch down on our Guy Lakes Syndicate.

St. Johns Mirror. [17/05/2006]

Chris Salt with a 21.04 mirror caught on a zig rig, his first ever fish an a zig.

23lb Manor Linear. [09/05/2006]

Dave Toland had this cracking 23.06 linear mirror on a recent trip to Manor Farm Lake.

Upper Twenty for Geoff. [09/05/2006]

Geoff Warren from Basingstoke had this 28.04 mirror over the weekend on Oxlease Lake.

Manor Thirty !!!! [08/05/2006]

This 30.04 mirror was caught by Duane Stopps from Bournemouth over the Easter bank holiday weekend and was taken on a pineapple pop-up.

**Oxlease Thirty** [08/05/2006]

Jamie Piekielniak with his 30lb 10oz Oxlease Mirror.

Liam Austin's new PB. [08/05/2006]

Liam had this 19lb PB mirror out of Brasenose-1.

Guy Lakes Mirror. [08/05/2006]

"Chip Shop Pete" with a 19.02 mirror taken from Yeomans lake on "The Edge Baites" Apex boilies.

30lb Yeomans Mirror. [08/05/2006]

Brett Moggridge had this 30lb mirror fishing Boosted Apex boilies on a recent session to the Guy Lakes Syndicate.

22.06 Guy Lakes Common. [08/05/2006]

Brett Moggridge with another Yeomans fish taken on Edge Baits - Apex.

31lb 02oz Yeomans mirror. [08/05/2006]

This stunning mirror known as "Two Tone" was caught out of the Guys syndicate by "chip shop Pete" using Edge Baits Apex boosted boilies over a bed of freebies.

New PB Common for 16 year old Tom. [08/05/2006]

Tom Oliver had this 30.04 common along with a 26lb mirror on a recent session on Yeomans lake on the Guys syndicate. The Edge Baits, new Apex boilies did the trick for Tom.

26lb Mirror for Tom. [08/05/2006]

This 26lb mirror was caught by Tom Oliver (16) from the Guys Syndicate, Apex boilies did the trick for young Tom.

Another Yeomans fish for "Chip Shop Pete". [08/05/2006]

Pete had this 19.14 mirror out of the Guys Syndicate.

13 Fish Catch on Brasenose-1. [08/05/2006]

Glen Ryan from Swindon in Wiltshire had this 19.05 mirror as part of a 13 fish Catch in a 24hr session starting the 03/05/06.

Both fish were caught with single homemade bollies nicknamed "el Blanco's" by his mates! Casting about 50 yards.

Guys Lakes Linear. [08/05/2006]

Ben Horsman had this 19.04 linear out of Gaunts Lake using Richworth Boilies.

23.12 Common. [08/05/2006]

Ben Horsman with a Guants lake common.

23.12 Ghostie. [08/05/2006]

Ben Horsman had this twenty pound ghostie out of the Guy Lakes Syndicate fishing Gaunts Lake, this fish was caught on Richworth Boilies.

Guy Lakes "Spike". [08/05/2006]

Mick Moss from Nuneaton had this 28lb mirror known as "Spike" out of Unity Lake on the Guys Syndicate on the 22nd of April.

24 lb Grass Carp. [08/05/2006]

Mick Moss had this 24.07 grassy out of Unity Lake on the Guys Syndicate.

Guy Lakes Grassy !! [08/05/2006]

Mick Moss had this 26.08 grass carp out of Unity Lake on the Guys Syndicate.

First Carp over 20 is a THIRTY !!!! [08/05/2006]

Over the weekend Ian Mock fished two nights on St. Johns trying to catch his first twenty, he went one better than that and had this common that bottomed his scales at 32.04.

St. Johns Linear!! [08/05/2006]

Jon Finch, owner of Bankside tackle had the lovely 19lb linear along with another mirror of 29lb's last week on St. Johns. Biofeed pellets and Bankside shrimp hookers did the trick for Finchy.

Brasenose-1. [08/05/2006]

Local angler Paul Coombes had this 18.06 mirror on a pineapple snowman last week.

Brasenose Twenty. [08/05/2006]

Glen Ryan from Swindon in Wiltshire had this 21.03 mirror as part of a 13 fish Catch in a 24hr session starting the 03/05/06.

Both fish were caught with single homemade bollies nicknamed "el Blanco's" by his mates! Casting about 50 yards.

PB Common For Gordon. [03/05/2006]

Gordon Brown fished for his first time down on Gaunts lake on the Guys syndicate and had this 27.08 common along with a 36.04 mirror .

Brasenose-1. [03/05/2006]

Andy with a Brasenose-1 mirror.

Brasenose-1. [03/05/2006]

Geoff with a Brasenose-1 mirror.

Over 100 fish out of Brasenose-1. [03/05/2006]

Gary Butler and Ray Harding had over 100 fish out of B-1 a couple of weeks ago, this included 6 twenties upto 24.09. This is one of the twenties.

Brasenose-1 Twenty. [03/05/2006]

Gary Butler and Ray Harding had over 100 fish out of B-1 a couple of weeks ago, this included 6 twenties upto 24.09. This is one of the twenties.

Brasenose-1 Twenty. [03/05/2006]

Gary Butler and Ray Harding had over 100 fish out of B-1 a couple of weeks ago, this included 6 twenties upto 24.09. This is one of the twenties.

Army Angling Federation Match. [03/05/2006]

Dave Greenland with a double out of Brasenose-1 durring the match.

Army Angling Federation Match. [03/05/2006]

James Thompson with a low twenty out of Brasenose-1 durring the match.

Army Angling Federation Match. [03/05/2006]

Mark Smith with a double out of Brasenose-1 durring the match.

Army Angling Federation Match. [03/05/2006]

Gary McHale with a double out of Brasenose-1 durring the match.

Brasenose-1 Brace. [03/05/2006]

Ross Fairy with mirrors of 22.02 and 15lb's, this was part of a 47 fish haul.

19.08 Brasenose-1 Mirror. [03/05/2006]

Dean Mole with one the 39 fish he caught over the bank holiday weekend.

PB Mirror for Gordon. [03/05/2006]

Gordon Brown fished for his first time down on Gaunts lake on the Guys syndicate and had this 36.04 mirror along with a 27.08 common.

Another Brasenose Mirror. [03/05/2006]

Gary Butler and Ray Harding had over 100 fish out of B-1 a couple of weeks ago, this included 6 twenties upto 24.09. This is one of the twenties.

31lb 08oz Ghostie. [03/05/2006]

Martin had this thirty lb ghostie along with another weighing 24lb over the weekend on Unity Lake on the Guys Syndicate.

45 Fish Brasenose-1 Haul. [03/05/2006]

This scaper twenty was just one of 45 fish that Alex Headington had over the bank holiday weekend.

The Random Linear. [01/05/2006]

Brett Harvey had this 30.08 mirror along with two other fish upto 23.13 over the Easter wekend.

30lb 15ozOxlease Common. [01/05/2006]

Mick Perry had this cracking common last week as part of a 41 fish haul, we think this is the 6th different 30lb common to come out of Oxlease this year.

Oxlease Mirror for Mick!! [01/05/2006]

This 27.08 mirror was part of a 41 fish catch for Mick Perry last week, which included 14 twenties and 1 thirty.

Upper Double for Young Joel. [01/05/2006]

Joel Spalding showed his dad Dom how to do it with this 17.05 mirror out of Brasenose-1 last week.

Joel shows his Dad how to do it AGAIN !! [01/05/2006]

Joel Spalding with an 18lb Brasenose-1 mirror.

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