The 2018 Sportfish Fur and Feather

Steve Atkins with a lovely rainbow

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 »

2018 Fur and Feather

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 »

Haywards Farm Lake, Summer Closure

High water temperatures and low dissolved oxygen concentrations are always challenging conditions for salmonids and this year’s record summer temperatures have exacerbated the problem. Because of this, in the interests of fish welfare, we are closing Haywards Farm Lake with immediate effect. We apologise for any inconvenience caused but trust all our fisherman will understand … Continue reading Haywards Farm Lake, Summer Closure »

Summer Catch and Release Changes

With water temperatures creeping ever higher during the current heatwave conditions we are now running our aerators 24/7 and, thankfully, the fish remain fighting fit and the fishing excellent. However, to relieve stress on the return of captured fish in warm and less well oxygenated water, we are temporarily removing our catch and release facility. … Continue reading Summer Catch and Release Changes »