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Catch Report 31st October 2017

Catch Report 31st October 2017

Last weekend on Becks Dave Dodds caught a 19lb mirror and Dean Ayres a 16lb on a Sticky Baits Manilla wafter. We now have a new Sticky Baits display with the full range in store as well as a new Nash and Fox display. Oakley Cox, aged 13, bagged 6 fish to 18lb, a new...
Catch Report October 16th 2017

Catch Report October 16th 2017

On Damsel Craig Daniels banked 4 to 18lb and 2 bream. Andy Hook a 19-08 and Mark Hook 2 to 15-08. Simon Chitty bagged 6 including a 19lb and 2 twenties on white pop ups in the margin. Stan Spary caught two mid doubles, Mikey an 18lb common and a 4lb bream, Luke Batten...
Catch Report 9th October 2017

Catch Report 9th October 2017

On Damsel Jack Reynolds bagged 4 to 14lb, Stuart Raby 3 to 13lb, James Wheeler a 14lb. Ian Bartram banked a 17-15 mirror and an 18-03 common and Richard Saunders another twenty at 20-09 Liam Bennet netted a 15lb, Dave Hollands a 13-04 and Lewis Perry (pictured) 3 to...
Catch Report 2nd October 2017

Catch Report 2nd October 2017

On Damsel Scott Brooks caught a 15lb, Steven Tongue two low double commons and Jamie Boness 4 to 18-08 and a bream using pop ups and wafters. Simon Boness on his first time on Damsel bagged 5 to 20-04 and a new PB ,Craig Daniels had two twenties. On Becks Andy Smith...
Catch Report 25th September 2017

Catch Report 25th September 2017

On Damsel Paul Thistleton banked a 15lb carp. Drew Ogden landed a 20lb mirror on Cell, Andrew Ogden 2 to 13-08 on Pacific Tuna and Roy Ogden a 15lb on Cell. Trevor Ogden landed 4 bream and Nicky Rodgers banked 2 at 16lb and 18lb. Richard Saunders bagged a 23-15 PB...
Catch Report 18th September 2017

Catch Report 18th September 2017

Damsel was a little quiet this weekend but saw Richard Saunders bag a nice common at 20-15. Gary Hassan also had a common at 15lb and a bream. Dave Varney a 6-08 tench, Simon a 12lb mirror, Duncan Mitchell 3 to 15-08 and Karolis banked an 18lb common and 2 bream. On...
Catch Report 11th September 2017

Catch Report 11th September 2017

There was a sharp drop in air pressure and some pretty miserable weather this weekend keeping a lot of anglers at home. Despite this fish were still caught. On Damsel Darren Davie caught 3 bream and a nice 21-02 common. On Carp Lake Spencer Hedingham banked a 20-12...
Catch Report 4th September 2017

Catch Report 4th September 2017

There was a chill wind blowing at Manor Farm this weekend and a few leaves turning yellow but anglers were still enjoying sport. On Damsel Chesa Claudiu banked a 17lb a 20lb and several bream to 9lb. Jay Burton a 14lb while Sam and Neil Sibley had 3 to 22-06 from the...
Catch Report 28th August

Catch Report 28th August

A chilly autumnal day on Saturday followed hot late summer sun on Sunday and Monday gave mixed results at Manor Farm this Bank Holiday weekend. On Damsel Jack Oakins caught bream and carp to 14-08, Michael Bundy 2 carp to 17lb. Louis Andrews and Anthony Eldridge...
Catch Report 21st August 2017

Catch Report 21st August 2017

Fewer anglers were hitting the bank at Manor Farm this week no doubt allowing things like summer holidays to get in the way of their fishing, those who decided against such frivolity were rewarded with some excellent fishing. On Damsel Gary Robertson bagged 12 fish...
Catch Report 14th August 2017

Catch Report 14th August 2017

  On Damsel Paul Herron caught 2 to 15-07 and 2 bream. Roy Driver banked 3 to 21-07, Danny 7 to 23-05 and Damon 5 to 17lb all to Mainline Banoffee. Mike Lucas caught 5 to 18lb, Matthew Lucas 3 to 17lb and Ben lucas 2 to 15-08. Kevin Burton bagged 5 to 20lb and 3...
Catch Report 7th August 2017

Catch Report 7th August 2017

On Damsel Dave Hollands an his two mates banked 13 carp between them, biggest to Dave at 19-04 to 3 grains of sweetcorn and 1 grain of fake corn. Alan Wright and Chris Chorley were both catching carp and bream. Tilly and Ella each caught a 16lb common while Ashley and...
Catch Report 31st July 2017

Catch Report 31st July 2017

On Damsel Simon Chitty landed 3 to 16lb and Robert Prutton 2 to 18lb. Jamie Pullen bagged 7 to 22-06 including the orange koi at 10-02. James Nicholls 6 to 16-10 and 4 bream and Aiden Nicholls, aged 8, 3 to 14-10 his PB. John Brooks caught 2 to 12lb and a bream using...
Catch Report 24th July 2017

Catch Report 24th July 2017

Damsel: Lee Whitby had a change from his usual swim and tried the north bank, he bagged 8 carp to 18-08 and 9 bream. Dean Hamilton caught a 12lb mirror. Stuart Raby and Barry Kersey were catching bream. Ryan Smith caught 5 to 14-10 and Riley Smith a 17lb carp. Rob...
Catch Report 17th July 2017

Catch Report 17th July 2017

  Damsel: Richard Saunders caught an 11-07 common, Steve and Danny 9 to 15-08. Michael Creighton a 12lb mirror and a 15lb common. Keith Dean fishing for bream with a feeder rod banked a big carp in the high doubles. Bryn bagged a 16lb, two at 17lb and a 22lb....
Catch Report July 10th 2017

Catch Report July 10th 2017

Damsel : Simon Chitty banked 5 to 15lb. Rob and Matt had 5 to 16lb between them while James and Nick were catching plenty of bream. Bob Spencer landed a 19-07 mirror. Carp Lake : Kevin Tingey and Martin Walton banked 10 to 16lb, all of them falling to zigs overnight....
Catch Report 3rd July 2017

Catch Report 3rd July 2017

Damsel has come back in to form here at Manor Farm but the denizens of Carp Lake were playing hard to get this weekend. 2 anglers broke their PB on Winters this week and both went on to break it again on the same session. Please remember that the best tactic...
Catch Report 26th June 2017

Catch Report 26th June 2017

The seriously hot weather at the beginning of the week put a brake on big catches but this weekend saw sport picking up. On Damsel David Lomas banked a 17lber. Lee Whitby a carp and 2 bream. Paulius a 19lb and Darius a 17lb. Paul Taylor banked 4 doubles. Mark 4 to...
Catch Report 19th June 2017

Catch Report 19th June 2017

The hot weather this weekend kept a lot of anglers at home and the fish disinclined to feed. Please do not use large quantities of bait during the hot weather, especially lots of low grade spod. Also please refrain from throwing excess bait in the water at the end of...
Catch Report 12th June 2017

Catch Report 12th June 2017

As last week it has been Carp Lake that has produced results this weekend. Becks is also coming back in to form. Spawning was interrupted with poor weather but with the weather set fair for the foreseeable future we are expecting spawning to start again on most lakes...
Catch Report 5th June 2017

Catch Report 5th June 2017

Carp Lake is continuing to fish well here at Manor Farm but on the other lakes spawning has not yet finished making sport a little slower. On Damsel Matt caught 6 to 18-08, and Ian 6 to 17lb and a bream. Nick Fulton landed 5 to 18lb and a bream. On Carp Lake Colin...
Catch Report 29th May 2017

Catch Report 29th May 2017

The Carp lake fished well this weekend having spawned 2 weeks ago but the other lakes are playing catch up with sporadic bouts of spawning making fishing more difficult and saw some anglers doing well but others struggling. Amongst those who caught this week and this...
Catch Report 21st may 2017

Catch Report 21st may 2017

Fishing has been variable this week with fish spawning or getting ready to spawn on some of the lakes. On Damsel Darren Grace caught 5 to 16-05. Adam Wilson an 11lb and Tom Wilson an 11lb mirror and a 17lb common using Cell and Tiger Nut boilies toppped with plastic...
Catch Report 14th May 2017

Catch Report 14th May 2017

The better weather this week has been a welcome relief, but the downside is that it has triggered the carp in to spawning. On Carp Lake loads of fish were in the margins doing what they do at this time of year, totally oblivious to anglers just a few feet away. We...
Catch Report 7th May 2017

Catch Report 7th May 2017

This week has once again seen several anglers beat their personal best here at Manor Farm. On Damsel Richard Pigram Caught 2 to 20lb on Krill bottom baits, Connor 3 to 18lb and 8lb bream. On Becks David Coales had a Fantastic 48 hour session fishing Monday to...
Catch Report 1st May 2017

Catch Report 1st May 2017

What with last week’s cold northerly winds and correspondingly low temperatures you might be forgiven for thinking that spring had not sprung at all. The abundance of goslings at Manor Farm and the call of the cuckoo suggest otherwise but cold overnight temperatures...
Catch Report 24th April 2017

Catch Report 24th April 2017

On Carp Lake Martin Bochenek landed his PB at 25-08. Lee Piper bagged a common at 29lb, had 3 other 20’s to 22-10 and 6 others between 15-08 and 18-09, all to float fished luncheon meat over halibut pellets. Lee says it was the best days fishing he’s ever had. The...
Catch Report 17th April 2017

Catch Report 17th April 2017

Damsel fished well this weekend with many anglers catching fish, most notably Oliver Fisher, Adam Stevens and Josh and Tony Virgo who fished the south end for 2 nights; Oliver took 4 to 20-04, Adam 5 to 21-08, Josh 6 to 20-01 while Tony missed out on a twenty but...
Catch Report 9th April 2017

Catch Report 9th April 2017

It has been a busy week at Manor Farm with lots of fish being caught. On Damsel Lloyd and Karl bagged 2 x 20’s, 2 x mid doubles and 2 bream. Adam Foy landed 5 doubles. Danny Emery caught 3 to 18lb and his friend Henry one at 14lb. Also catching were Chris Hobbs with 2...
Catch Report 2nd April 2017

Catch Report 2nd April 2017

Once again a couple of anglers have caught their personal best here at Manor Farm; Jack Greenough landed a 28-08 common on Carp Lake and Billy Shaw caught a 20-02 common on Booneys with a red pop up. Jack also landed a 22-04 and 2 around 13lbs, he was fishing a white...
Catch Report 26th March 2017

Catch Report 26th March 2017

Cold overnight temperatures put a bit of a brake on catches this weekend, nevertheless John Ryder caught a 25-01 common on Carp Lake on Saturday morning to a bloodworm boile tipped with IB corn. Dell Ryder also caught 25.02lb on Friday evening to a bloodworm boilie...
Catch Report 19th March 2017

Catch Report 19th March 2017

Damsel has continued to fish well  with a 21-8 common falling to Brian Donnelly and Ian taking 2 commons to 15lb on Manilla. Lee caught a 12lb mirror on a zig and Mark and Luke each banked a fish, both high teens.. On Carp Lake Jamie on his first time at Manor Farm...
Catch Report 12th March 2017

Catch Report 12th March 2017

Carp Lake has come into early form here at Manor Farm. Dell Ryder banked 5 fish to 21-8 to Manilla pop up and fake corn with a solid bag of Manilla pellets. Marek fished the weekend and bagged 9 fish to 24-8 and his friend Gary had 5 to 22-8. Mark and Wayne Johnson...
Catch Report 5th March 2017

Catch Report 5th March 2017

It’s been a little bit quieter here at manor farm this week, but then it is early March.. Sam Burden (pictured) was one of the few to catch on Carp Lake with a 20lb common to a pop up fished over particle. On Becks Paulius Misevicius bagged 2 mirrors at 14lb and 12lb....
Catch Report 26th February 2017

Catch Report 26th February 2017

It has been a week of mixed fortune here at Manor Farm, Darren and Ash Francis set up on Carp Lake on Sunday evening and fished through to Wednesday afternoon they had 31 fish between them.. Some of the fish fell to 6 foot zigs in the daytime, they were also fishing...
Catch Report 20th February 2017

Catch Report 20th February 2017

The promised good weather didn’t quite happen this weekend, a cold wind was blowing and a lot of anglers struggled to find bites. Amongst those that did were Warren Li, fishing Damsel and bagging a 10lb and a 14lb plus 3 nice bream to around 5lb. His friend Jolley was...
Catch Report 5th February 2017

Catch Report 5th February 2017

With the milder weather and the ice thawed anglers have been wetting thier lines here at Manor Farm. On Carp Lake Craig McDermot landed 2 commons at 13lb and 16-8lb fishing a pop up over maggots. Robert Lockwood also banked a 13lb and a 18-8lb.  Simon Green and Tommy...
Catch Report 14th January 2017

Catch Report 14th January 2017

  Fish are still being caught here at Manor Farm if you are prepared to brave the cold. A lot of pike have been coming out to legered dead baits on Booneys. Decent sized carp have been caught on Damsel and Carp Lake and a 28-4 has come out of Winters. Keep it simple...
Catch Report 27th November 2016

Catch Report 27th November 2016

With the shorter, colder days fishing at Manor Farm has slowed down somewhat, nonetheless Jonny ‘Bad Boy’ Roberts (pictured) snared an 18lb common on Becks Lake late Sunday morning to a yellow Manilla wafter fished in open water. On the Canal Gary Dunning was catching...
Catch Report 20th November 2016

Catch Report 20th November 2016

  Only the hardier anglers have been venturing out this week, Mark Baker bagged a couple of bream and a small carp and on Saturday another angler landed an 18lb common. Over on Carp Lake Dean Dias caught a 16lb mirror and a 23-9 common while his mate Nicky...
Catch Report 30th October 2016

Catch Report 30th October 2016

Another big fish has come out of Winters this weekend, this time a 31lb common to Lewis Hudson, fishing with Nick Heap who landed a 24-5 common and Dean Barker taking a 26-5 and an 18lb using Mainline Cell. Damsel produced fish with Darren Peters catching a 19lb and a...
Catch Report 30th October 2016

Catch Report 30th October 2016

Earlier in the week here at Damsel Lake Alex Cull had a good session with his grandson and together they caught 3 fish to 18lb. Dave Hatcher fishing a tiger nut boilie over hemp also landed a 19-8 and Scott Brooks had 3 to 15lb on Manilla. Bogdan and Marius were also...
Catch Report 23rd October

Catch Report 23rd October

Shorter days means that sport is slowing down a little here at Manor Farm, even so Tom Gabb landed a good looking 24lb common from Carp lake during the week. Matt Stone caught a 14lb common on a zig rig while Gabriel Prodan caught a 22lb common and his brother, Ionut,...
Catch Report 16th October 2016

Catch Report 16th October 2016

Tony Draper caught 3 bream and 2 carp to 18lb on Damsel this weekend. Oscar, with the help of his dad landed a nice 17lb, Simon Chitty caught an 18lb while Mark and Andrew Wright had 3 to 15lb. Over on Carp Lake Ionut landed two 25lb carp and Dan Jackson had 5 to...
Catch Report  9th October 2016

Catch Report 9th October 2016

Damsel this week has seen a 19-9 to Richard Saunders using Manilla, 7 to 16lb for Tony Virgo and a nice koi to Josh Virgo, while Scott Holton aged 12 banked a fish weighing in at 20-7. Over on Carp lake Tom Burns from Korda paid us a visit and picked up 3 to 18-4.,...
Catch Report 2nd October 2016

Catch Report 2nd October 2016

During the week Lee Morgan fished Damsel Lake but had to take his rods in to catch some rest, he ended up taking 27 carp, mostly smaller specimens. This weekend Josh Virgo took 4 to 15lb. Sport on Booneys has been slower for the past couple of weeks but a 21-8 fell to...
Catch Report 25th September 2016

Catch Report 25th September 2016

  Fishing has started again on Damsel Lake with Nick Hulks taking 9 fish to 21lb including an orange koi weighing in at 13lb, his friend Richard Pigram took 3 to 23lb, the big fish falling to a 20mm Sticky Krill bottom bait. Also on Damsel Brian Mickelburgh...
Catch Report 18th September 2016

Catch Report 18th September 2016

Winters Lake has produced the goods once again here at Manor Farm. Ross Burridge (pictured) caught a 29-11 mirror along with a 23-4 common and a 19-4 scaley, he was using Sticky Baits Krill and Manilla. Jordan Pashley also had a great session taking 12 fish including...
Catch Report 11th Sept 2016

Catch Report 11th Sept 2016

You can tell the seasons are changing here at Manor Farm, the geese have gone, blackberrys are ripening on the bush and mushrooms are popping up everywhere, but there is still plenty of fishing to be had before the first autumn frosts. A group of 7 friends booked...