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 Important News 

**Upcoming Lake Closures**

*Upcoming Lake Closures**


- Brasenose-Two: The whole lake will be closed for a booking from 10am Fri 17th Nov until approx midday Sun 19th Nov.

- Hardwick/Smiths: The whole lake will be closed for a Linear Fisheries run Open Pike Match from 8am Sun 19th Nov until approx 5pm Sun 19th Nov.

- Brasenose-Two: The whole lake will be closed for a booking from 8am Fri 24th Nov until approx midday Sun 26th Nov.

- Hunts Corner Lake: The whole lake will be closed for a booking 8am Fri 24th Nov until approx midday Sun 26th Nov.

- Brasenose-One: Swims 2-11 will be closed for a booking from 8am Mon 4th Dec until approx midday Wed 6th Dec.

- St. Johns Pool: The whole lake will be closed for a Linear Fisheries run Open Pike Match from 8am Sun 10th Dec until approx 5pm Sun 10th Dec.

- St. Johns Pool: The whole lake will be closed for the PAC Charity Pike Match from 8am Sun 4th Feb until approx 5pm Sun 4th Feb.

- Manor Farm Lake: The whole lake will be closed for a Linear Fisheries run Open Pike Match from 8am Sun 18th Feb until approx 5pm Sun 18th Feb.


Linear Fisheries - Winter Lake Resting Programme.
Throughout the coming winter months, Linear will be resting each day ticket water for three weeks. Please see below for lake closure dates.


Brasenose-One: Lake closed from 4pm Sunday 12th Nov until approx 7:30am Mon 4th Dec.
Oxlease & Hunts Corner: Lakes closed from 4pm Sunday 3rd Dec until approx 7:30am Mon 25th Dec.
St. Johns Pool: Lake closed from 4pm Sunday 14th Jan 2018 until approx 7:30am Mon 5th Feb 2018.
Brasenose-Two: Lake closed from 4pm Sunday 4th Feb 2018 until approx 7:30am Mon 26th Feb 2018.
Manor Farm Lake: Lake closed from 4pm Sunday 25th Feb 2018 until approx 7:30am Mon 19th March 2018.


20 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Monday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 24 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 31 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 29 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 32 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


Hardwick Lake & Smiths Pool

**Pike Match Results**

Hardwick/Smiths - Sunday 19th November.

1st - Clyde Dash with a cracking 15lb 12oz fish.
2nd - Barry Finnemore, with two fish for 14lb 04oz.
3rd - Krisztian Horvath with a 13lb 03oz fish.


19 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Sunday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 25 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 41 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 33 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 15 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 33 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


18 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Saturday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two (Closed until about 2pm Sunday for a match)
Hardwick / Smiths Closed all day Sunday for a Pike Match - reopens about 4pm tomorrow.
St Johns Lake 18 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 5 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 16 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 2 Swims free out of 10


17 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Friday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two (Closed until about 2pm Sunday for a match)
Hardwick / Smiths 31 Swims free out of 41 - But the lake is closed all day Sunday for a Pike Match.
St Johns Lake 10 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 3 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 7 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 0 Swims free out of 10


16 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Thursday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two (Closed until about 2pm Sunday for a match)
Hardwick / Smiths 36 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 25 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 18 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 7 Swims free out of 10


Hardwick Lake & Smiths Pool

Paul Middleton fished a day session this week, landing fish weighing 18lb and 21lb.


Gaunts Lake

Daniel Hole recently landed three cracking mid-twenties, two mirrors and a common.

Matt Cuff landed two thirties weighing 32.11 and 33.13, both caught using Nash Key-Cray fished over tigers and matching boilies.

Fishing with Matt was his dad, Mike. He also got amongst the fish, landing six fish, with two of his also going 30 at 30lb 09oz and 36lb 15oz.

And Neil Whipp had a lovely 22lb 08oz ghostie from Unity Lake.


St Johns Pool

Daryl Cole had a lovely 30lb 04oz mirror during a recent session, he was using fake corn.

Paul Rudd and the lads from Denham Baits recently rented St. Johns, the fishing was tough but they still managed a few between them up to 28lb 08oz.

And Mike Ashford had a very nice looking 20lb common.


Manor Farm Lake

Kevin Moran had a 17.10 mirror and 21lb common using Incredible Baits seed-sensation & pineapple and pepper pop-ups and wafters fished in solid bags.

Alan Williams recently had a 26lb 08oz mirror using a cell pop-up, the only fish of his session.

Jason Rouse had three fish up to 27lb 10oz using Dynamite Baits red-amino boilies and corn.

And Dion Murdoch had a stunning 28lb 10oz heavily scaled mirror using a wafter, tipped with fake corn that had been soaked in Hinders tutti-frutti dip.


Brasenose One

Alex ODonoghue landed 7 fish during a 48-hour session, five of his fish were over 25lb and all fell to solid bags and West Country Baits boilies.

Ian Burns had eight fish whilst down for two night, his session included five twenties up to 24lb 12oz.

And Chris Reece had a 27lb 03oz mirror.


Hunts Corner Lake

Daniel Williams spent three days on Hunts, landing fish of 12.12, 21lb 07oz, 24lb 11oz, 21lb 07oz and 30.05. All his fish fell to CC Moore Live System boilies fished to the far margin.


15 November 2017

Gaunts Lake

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Wednesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 27 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 32 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 15 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 31 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 5 Swims free out of 10


14 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Tuesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 26 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 35 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 15 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 35 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


13 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Monday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 34 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 30 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 20 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 8 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 30 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 7 Swims free out of 10


11 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Saturday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 18 Swims free out of 45 (closed from 4pm Sunday 12th for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 13 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest (re-opens Monday 13th)
St Johns Lake closed until 2pm Sunday 12th for a match
Manor Farm 9 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 15 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 2 Swims free out of 10


10 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Friday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 12 Swims free out of 45 (closed from 4pm Sunday 12th for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 20 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest (re-opens Monday 13th)
St Johns Lake closed until 2pm Sunday 12th for a match
Manor Farm 2 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 16 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner Full Swims free out of 10


09 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Thursday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 30 Swims free out of 45 (closed from 4pm Sunday 12th for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 22 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest (re-opens Monday 13th)
St Johns Lake closed until 2pm Sunday 12th for a match
Manor Farm 7 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 23 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10


08 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Wednesday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 35 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 20 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 30 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 12 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 23 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10


05 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5.30pm Saturday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 35 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 25 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 28 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 15 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 30 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


04 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Saturday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 17 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 12 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 19 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 10 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease closed till 2pm Sunday for charity match.
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


03 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5.30pm Friday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 16 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 14 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 18 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 6 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease closed till 2pm Sunday for charity match.
Hunts Corner 5 Swims free out of 10


02 November 2017

Gaunts Lake

Ed Briscoe landed a solid looking 36lb 12oz mirror.

Keith Newton had three fish during a recent weekend session, topped by a pretty 30lb 02oz mirror.

And Jonathan Lloyd had a quality 32lb mirror using Blakes Baits boilies and hemp.


Unity Lake

Mark Adlem had a stunning 32lb mirror using Hinders 365 boilies.

And fishery regular, Craig, landed a 31lb 02oz common.


Manor Farm Lake

Danny Lonsdale had a very nice 32lb 02oz common using Dynamite Baits Complex-T boilies.

Connor Ley had a very pretty 28lb 08oz mirror whilst fishing the recent charity match held in aid of the Birmingham Children's Hospital.

And Andy Miles recently landed four fish, all weighing over 25lb, with the biggest two topping the scales at 31lb and 35lb 06oz, a new PB!


Brasenose One

Fishing together Mike and Debra Loftus shared a seven fish session, topped by a 32lb 14oz mirror.

Karl Derrick only managed one fish whilst fishing a slow session with his daughter, Keira. The fish however turned out to be a new PB 30lb 08oz mirror.

And Sean Trask recently caught a 27lb 08oz mirror.


Brasenose Two

Roy Coughtrey had an impressive 37lb 07oz mirror using 15mm krill wafters about 2-weeks ago.

And Paul Parish had a cracking 36lb 08oz mirror fishing corn over a lightly baited area.


Hunts Corner Lake

Carl Mitchell had a cracking 32lb mirror from Hunts Corner Lake using Coventry Carp Baits scopex-red boilies, fished with corn and Midland special pop-ups.


St Johns Pool

Matthew Huntington had the ‘Box Common’ a couple of weeks back, a new common lake record at 48lb 10oz.

Graham Passey had a lovely looking 34lb 06oz mirror using cell boilies at short range.

Jack O'Brien had a 17lb common during a recent trip to the water.

Pete Wilson had a couple of nice mirrors.

Ian Mannion had a blank-saving 24lb mirror.

And last but most definitely not least, Scott Boyles landed the much sought after 'Big Plated', his first ever forty at 42lb 08oz.


General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5 pm Thursday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 26 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 23 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 20 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 10 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease - Lake closed until approx 2pm Sunday for a charity match.
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


01 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 4:30 pm Wednesday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 26 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 25 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 23 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 8 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 32 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 3 Swims free out of 10


31 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 4:30 pm Tuesday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 28 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 31 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 25 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 22 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


30 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Monday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 34 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 26 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 28 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 27 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 5 Swims free out of 10


23 October 2017

Hardwick Lake & Smiths Pool

Linear Fisheries - Winter Lake Resting Programme.
Throughout the coming winter months, Linear will be resting each day ticket water for three weeks.

**Just a Reminder**

Hardwick/Smiths: Lake is now closed from 4pm Sunday 22nd Oct until approx 7:30am Mon 13th Nov. This is for our Winter Resting Programme. (Brasenose-One will be next to close on the 12th of Nov).


Manor Farm Lake

**Results fro yesterdays Pike Match on Manor**

A total of 18 anglers fished the match there was a total of 13 pike caught with 8 pike going to one angler, the biggest was 11lb 8oz.

First place was Owen Finnemore with 8 pike totalling 34lb 12oz
Second place was Roy Barbour with one pike at 11lb 8oz
Third place was Barry Finnemore with one pike at 10lb


General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Monday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 20 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 6 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 13 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 5 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 18 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


19 October 2017

Guy Lakes

On Yeomans Lake, Lee Dowding had three fish using Nash Bait boilies, his session included a 22.04 mirror and 25lb 04oz common.

Next door on Unity Lake, Rob Allen had a cracking 30lb 11oz common.

Daniel Hole had a 22lb common.

And Alan Coplin had a lovely looking 23lb mirror.

Whilst on Gaunts Lake, Paul Parkinson had mirrors of 33lb and 38lb, the later known as the 'Auntie Albert Fish'. They both fell to krill pop-ups fished with pellets in pva bags.

Andy Gowan used DNA Baits S7 boilies to land mirrors of 18lb 08oz and 21.08, he also had a 24lb ghostie.

And Mark Wadhams had a 19lb common and mirrors weighing 15lb, 23.12 and 24lb 05oz. All his fish fell to CC Baits Nutville boilies.


Brasenose Two

Young Max Whitehall had a great session using sweetcorn, Pure Pellet hemp and Sticky Baits Manilla. He ended up with seven fish up to 25lb during a weekend session.

Dave from Cumbria, landed eleven fish up to 29lb using corn, hemp, pellet and manilla boilies. His session included five twenties.

And Stephen Gonzalez caught mirror of 18lb 05oz and 34lb using diamond-white pop-ups fished over a spodded area.


Oxlease Lake

Chris Timms only had one fish during his 48-hour session, but he made up for that with quality as it was a cracking 34lb mirror.

And Linear bailiff, Stewart Roper had at least three fish up to 35lb during a recent session.


St Johns Pool

Chris Harper kept moving around swims to keep the bites coming, and it seemed to work as he ended up with a number of fish up to 27lb.


General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Thursday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 16 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 10 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 19 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 10 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 4 Swims free out of 19 (NOTE: Manor will be closed on Sunday 22nd for our 1st Pike Match of the year)
Oxlease 14 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner closed for a booking until approx 2pm Sunday 22nd


18 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Wednesday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 22 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 19 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 25 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 26 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 20 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


17 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Tuesday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 18 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 21 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 24 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 25 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 12 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 18 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10


16 October 2017

General

*Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 18:00 pm Monday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 20 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 14 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 29 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 21 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 12 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 17 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 5 Swims free out of 10


15 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5:00 pm Sunday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 36 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 25 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 34 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 28 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 12 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 28 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 5 Swims free out of 10


14 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5:30 pm Saturday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One is closed until approx 3pm Sunday for the UK Carp Championships Final.
Brasenose Two 8 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 16 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 14 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 8 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 14 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 3 Swims free out of 10


13 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 4:30 pm Friday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One is closed until approx 3pm Sunday for the UK Carp Championships Final.
Brasenose Two 6 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 14 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 15 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 4 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 10 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 0 Swims free out of 10


12 October 2017

Brasenose One

Tim Tagell caught a 21.08 mirror and striking 25lb ghostie mirror.

Vinnie Rogers set a new PB with a cracking 28lb 02oz common.

Linear regular, Wayne Fearon had an impressive 33lb mirror using 10mm bio-cream boilies.

Liam Oldcroft had a massive 12lb 03oz bream along with mirrors of 24.12 and 29.12.

And Mark Borowski caught mirrors of 27lb and 31lb 15oz during a recent 48-hours session.


St Johns Pool

Rory Saunders landed a very nice 24lb 06oz linear mirror.

Young Elvis Berry caught a beautiful 18lb mirror whilst down with his dad, Stephen.

Chris Whiting had a 20lb mirror using corn.

And Ian Skinmore landed a nice, dark 27lb 10oz mirror using a zig just 2ft under the surface.


Hunts Corner Lake

Hunts Corner Lake has been fishing well, with plenty of fish to low thirties coming out. Getting amongst them was Ben Welfare who had two 18lb fish.

Scott Gilardoni had a 14.10 common and 19.14 mirror.

Richie Huttson had twenties weighing 23lb 03oz and 29lb 09oz .

Jamie Wright had fish of 21lb and 20lb.

Craig Sawyer had a lovely 32lb 01oz mirror using SAS Baits creamy nut and top secret boilies.

And Martin Ball had fish up to 25lb 06oz whilst fishing with a couple of mates who also caught.


Gaunts Lake

Gaunts Lake, down on the Guy Lakes Syndicate, has continued it's run of good form with Andy Gowan catching four fish using DNA Baits S7 baits, his biggest fish was a 24lb ghostie.

Jimmy 5-Belly's had mirrors of 29.10 and 29.15 using squid and orange boilies from Probaits UK.

And Matt Cuff landed five fish during a hectic 8-hour spell, the biggest four weighed 25.04, 25.12, 25.02 and 29lb 03oz. He was fishing with his dad, Mike, who landed a very nice 24lb common. All their fish fell to Nash baits scopex squid or keycray boilies.


Hardwick Lake & Smiths Pool

Kieren Delia travelled down to Hardwick/Smiths for his 40th birthday and managed to celebrate the occasion in great style. He landed nine 20's up to 26 lb two mid-double and an awesome looking 40lb 14oz mirror.

The British Deaf Carp Angling Group recently fished the water, landing 20 fish between them over a weekend session. This included a number of twenties and was topped by a 30lb 02oz fish.

And Mike and Debra Loftus landed a number of fish between them including eight twenties and two low thirties.


Manor Farm Lake

John Cavadino landed the much sought after 'Hardwick Linear' at an impressive weight of 35lb 08oz. John cast a single Northern Special hook bait to a showing fish.

Pete Wilson had a couple of doubles recently whilst fishing with Ray Albone who set a new UK PB with a cracking 28lb 12oz two-tone mirror.


Oxlease Lake

Mike Bridges landed four nice fish during a recent trip to the water.

And Luke Warr topped a seven fish session with a 26lb 08oz mirror, three of his fish weighed over 20lb and they were all caught using Sticky Baits krill or peach & pepper pop-ups.


General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Thursday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One is closed until approx 3pm Sunday for the UK Carp Championships Final.
Brasenose Two 12 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 25 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 14 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 7 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 10 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10


Elstow Pit Two [Near Bedford]

**ELSTOW PIT TWO 2018 SEASON**
Linear Fisheries-Bedford

If you recently put your name forward via email, for the Elstow Two waiting list and didn't receive a reply, then please contact us at chris.blunt2005@btconnect.com

The 2018 Opening date f


11 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Wednesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 33 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 12 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 34 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 22 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 18 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 3 Swims free out of 10


10 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Tuesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 32 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 18 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 32 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 19 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 11 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 19 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 1 Swims free out of 10


09 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Monday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 21 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 23 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 29 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 18 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 10 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 20 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


08 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Sunday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 27 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 29 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 31 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 20 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 10 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 25 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10


07 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Saturday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
8Brasenose One 8 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 9 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for a match until approx 2pm Sunday
St John's 9 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm Closed for a match until approx 2pm Sunday
Oxlease 4 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner Closed for a booking until about 2pm Sunday


06 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 7pm Friday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
8Brasenose One 5 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 6 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for a match until approx 2pm Sunday
St John's 4 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm Closed for a match until approx 2pm Sunday
Oxlease 2 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner Closed for a booking until about 2pm Sunday


05 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Thursday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 5 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 5 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for a match until approx 2pm Sunday
St John's 2 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm Closed for a match until approx 2pm Sunday
Oxlease 4 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner Closed for a booking until about 2pm Sunday

Site is obviously very busy and will be the same tomorrow morning but there are a lot of anglers due off from midday Friday onwards, on the lakes without the bookings.


Manor Farm Lake

Tony Parke landed a cracking 36lb 12oz PB mirror during his first ever trip to the water.

Another regular getting amongst the fish was Justin Cassell, who landed a lovely mirror, also weighing 36lb 12oz.

Jon Startin had four fish, topped by two 26lb mirrors.

Swindon angler, Dominic Eves caught a 21lb 02oz linear mirror using Baitworks 'scent from hell' pop-ups at 20 yards range.

And finally Wayne Fleming only managed one bite, but what a fish - 'The Pretty One' at 41lb 08oz.


St Johns Pool

Mike Wrozyna caught mirrors of 18lb and 33lb.

And Linear regular, Adrian Chowns had a 16lb 03oz common. Adrian used a milky toffee pop-up.


Brasenose One

Dean Walker recently caught a 19lb mirror and 21lb 08oz common.

James Winton came close to setting a new lake record when he landed a very impressive 42lb 11oz mirror. This was a new PB and topped a seven fish session.

Wayne Fearon had a stunning 25lb scaly mirror whilst fishing with Liam Morgan who had a 27lb fish.

And Daniel Weston had a couple of fish, the biggest a new PB 24.08 mirror.


Oxlease Lake

Jim Bevan had a 24lb mirror using fake corn.

And Chris Kerry shared a three fish session, landing fish to just over thirty. They used plastic corn and balanced wafters.


Unity Lake

Russ Guise landed ‘Apollo’ one of the lakes big ghosties at 41lb 02oz.

And Regular, Mick Bentley, from Wolverhampton had mirrors of 24lb and 30lb 06oz.


04 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 7pm Wednesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 15 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 17 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 28 Swims free out of 41
St John's 11 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 6 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 10 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 3 Swims free out of 10


03 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Tuesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 16 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 15 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 22 Swims free out of 41
St John's 11 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 4 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 15 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner - 3 Swims free out of 10


02 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Monday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 14 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 16 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 28 Swims free out of 41
St John's 10 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 6 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 15 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner - 4 Swims free out of 10


01 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Sunday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 22 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 15 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 35 Swims free out of 41
St John's 19 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 5 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 18 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner - 6 Swims free out of 10


30 September 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Saturday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 10 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 11 swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 12 Swims free out of 41
St John's 7 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 2 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 11 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner - Full


Security

**Gate Locking Times**
Just a reminder that our Gate Locking Times will revert back to the winter time of 6pm, from this Sunday the 1st of Oct. Please make sure you pack up in plenty of time before our security team locks down. Gates will still be opened between 7:30 and 8am each morning.


St Johns Pool

Adrian Cook had fish of 18.05, 22lb and 21lb during a recent 48-hour session.

Chris Lowe had a 23lb common whilst fishing with Angie, who landed an impressive 35lb 10oz mirror. Both fish fell to Sonubaits Code-red boilies with matching bag mix.

Danny Smith caught a 28lb 04oz dark mirror along with a very elusive 20lb 08oz ghosty.

Colin and Darren Maher, who both travelled all the way from Ireland, landed four fish between them. Darren's biggest was a 19lb 11oz common whilst Colin slipped his net under a very nice 33lb 04oz mirror.

And Keelan Smith landed a 31lb mirror using Monster-X boilies and pop-up yellow corn.


Gaunts Lake

David Pillman topped a four fish session with the 'Sergeant' at 36lb 10oz, he also landed a 31lb 03oz mirror. All his fish fell to Madbaits nutz plus boilies and Just Particle spod mix.

Alan Williams had a 21lb mirror and 'Blackspot' at 34lb 02oz. Mainline cell and Hybrid boilies did the business!

And Andy Gowan had a couple of nice mirrors recently using DNA Baits S7 boilies, fluros and corn.


Unity Lake

Sadie Speke had a 28lb 05oz mirror during a recent session. She used a tigernut combo.

Neil Whipp caught a 21lb mirror using Sterling baits SP1 boilies, fished over Deep Blue Particles chilli hemp.

Chippenham angler, Phillip Clifford, had a 20.04 mirror along with a spectacular looking 26lb ghosty.

And Matt Cuff caught mirrors of 23lb and 27.04, both fell to Nash KeyCray and scopex.


Hardwick Lake & Smiths Pool

Jason Orridge had a cracking 22lb mirror using captive boilies from Horizon Baits.

Dave Smith and Thomas James, both from Blackpool, shared an 11 fish session, landing fish up to 29lb 14oz.

And Matthew Witherington had a nice 19lb mirror.


Oxlease Lake

Dean Power had a very nice, dark 34lb mirror using Core Baits custom pop-ups.

And Linear regular, Ellen Beedham, had five fish up to 26lb 08oz. All her bites came at night using DNA switch boilies and particles.


Brasenose One

On Brasenose-One, Lucas Drystek had mirrors of 22lb and 33lb during a recent session to the water.

And Wayne Fearon had five fish using West Country Baits, the biggest going 29lb and 30lb.


29 September 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Just wanted to let everyone know that the site is currently VERY busy. We would advise not coming down this evening or first thing tomorrow morning, instead please leave it until midday Saturday on-wards.

Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 7pm Friday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 3 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 1 swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 4 Swims free out of 41
St John's 2 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 1 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 1 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner - Full


General

*Swim Availability**

We will post the swim numbers later - But just wanted to let everyone know that the site is currently VERY busy. We would advise not coming down this evening or first thing tomorrow morning, instead please leave it until midday Saturday on-wards.


28 September 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Thursday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 12 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 12 swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 10 Swims free out of 41
St John's 18 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 5 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 4 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner - Closed from Wed AM till approx 2pm Friday afternoon for a booking.


Elstow Pit Two [Near Bedford]

ELSTOW PIT TWO 2018 SEASON
Linear Fisheries-Bedford

There are expected to be a few vacancies on Pit Two Elstow for the 2018 season.
You can apply to join through our website – for details see our Linear Fisheries website: Elstow Pit – Two... under Waters. www.linear-fisheries.co.uk
The 2018 Opening date for application is October 1st this year – first come first served.


26 September 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Tuesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 14 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two closed for a match until Wednesday afternoon.
Hardwick / Smiths 20 Swims free out of 41
St John's 16 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 6 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 7 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner - Closed from Wed AM till approx 2pm Friday afternoon for a booking.


St Johns Pool

**The match scheduled for this weekend on St. Johns Pool has been cancelled**

St. Johns will be open as normal this weekend.


25 September 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 7pm Monday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 11 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two closed for a match until Wednesday afternoon.
Hardwick / Smiths 23 Swims free out of 41
St John's 12 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 10 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 6 Swim free out of 37
Hunts corner 5 Swims free out of 10


24 September 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 7pm Sunday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 19 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two closed for a match until Wednesday afternoon.
Hardwick / Smiths 22 Swims free out of 41
St John's 18 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 10 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 18 Swim free out of 37
Hunts corner 5 Swims free out of 10


23 September 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 7pm Saturday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 16 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 8 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 16 Swims free out of 41
St John's 6 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 6 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 14 Swim free out of 37
Hunts corner 5 Swims free out of 10


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