This week has seen some exceptional fish introduced into both Hobby Lake and Haywards Farm Lake at the Sportfish Game Fishing Centre.
Little did Edward Porter know just how successful his most recent session on Haywards Farm Lake would be, and we are sure he won’t have arrived thinking that he would net 23 trout to 12lb and £250 in cash – but that is just what his day on the fishery brought. The 23 trout resulted … Continue reading 23 Trout and £250 – That’s Not a Bad Day’s Fishing
We are gearing up to the re-opening of our Hobby Lake on 1st March 2019 with a major programme of restocking, which yesterday included the introduction of a number of cracking rainbow, blue, tiger and sparctic trout. The stocking included six double figure rainbow trout to a top weight of 16lb. Full details of Hobby … Continue reading Getting Ready for the Hobby Lake Re-opening!
After a period of closure to allow fishery work to be undertaken we are delighted to announce that Hobby Lake is to re-open on Friday 1st March. Hobby Lake is reserved for private bookings for groups of up to four anglers (limit of 4 fish per angler) and the cost of hiring the whole lake … Continue reading Hobby Lake to Re-open 1st March 2019
Nick Clewlow reports from the annual Christmas competition, which brought outstanding results, despite some very grim weather. We were greeted with some extreme weather for the annual Sportfish Fur and Feather Christmas competition and our brave anglers started the day off with coffee and bacon rolls before venturing out into the rain and ice! Nothing … Continue reading The 2018 Sportfish Fur and Feather
To ensure sport over the Christmas and New Year holiday period is really rocking we have just topped up Haywards Farm Lake with a big consignment of stunning fish, including some cracking doubles – like the one pictured here with team member Nick Clewlow. Fishing on the venue is usually at its best during the … Continue reading Some big, bad new boys have just landed in Haywards Farm Lake!
FUR AND FEATHER Our annual fur and feather day takes place on Saturday 15th December. Arrive at 9am, fish from 10am to 3pm, and enjoy a festive day with plenty of mince pies and a huge array of seasonal prizes up for grabs. Tickets for the day are £40 (two fish and catch & release) … Continue reading 2018 Fur and Feather
Don’t forget that if you spend £100 or more in-store at the Sportfish Game Fishing Centre this month you can claim a 15% discount* Just quote SGFC November 2018 at the till and the team will apply the discount for you. *The offer is not valid in conjunction with any other promotion or discount and … Continue reading Get a 15% Discount this November
We were delighted to hand over the second £750 cash prize to John Perry yesterday, who caught the remaining big money tagged trout in Haywards Farm Lake. The two headline prize fish may now have gone but we are tagging and introducing another fish to start the competition rolling again – and there are also … Continue reading John Perry Nets the Second £750!
The reopening of Haywards Farm Lake last Sunday, 6th October, proved to be particularly profitable for venue regular Martin Thumwood, who bagged one of the two tagged trout in his haul of 15 fish and walked away with a cool £750. Martin fished a black blob to tempt the fish and is pictured here with … Continue reading The first £750 trout is out!