The weekend of 27th and 28th July will be the last two days of fishing on Haywards Farm Lake before we close the fishery for summer. To remove as many fish as possible ahead of the closure we will be holding an ‘any method‘ weekend with tickets available on a first come, first served basis … Continue reading ‘Any Method‘ Weekend to End the Season on Haywards Farm Lake
With the summer water temperature now beginning to creep ever higher, we are temporarily removing our catch and release facility to relieve stress on the return of captured fish in the warm water, all fish caught must now be killed. As a consequence we are also reducing the price of all tickets by £5 on … Continue reading Summer Catch and Release Changes
After a busy couple of weeks with lots of beginners and youngsters catching their first trout we are closing Kingfisher Pond to allow the newly–planted grass a chance to recover. We hope to reopen during the week commencing 23rd June 2019, in plenty of time for the school holidays. If you would like to book … Continue reading Kingfisher Pond – Temporary Closure
More monsters were stocked into both Haywards Farm and Hobby Lakes today, with the arrival of several new double figure rainbow, blue and brown trout, the largest of which was estimated at around the 18lb mark! We were also delighted to introduce the first fish into our new Kingfisher Pond, a facility that has been … Continue reading More Monsters, and a Lot of Tiddlers…
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!