The Latest News from Furzebray Carp Lakes
Well it has been really good season with many anglers catching their PB on Island Lake, The fishing went a little quiet in the lovely autumn weather but it picked up again as the weather changed, the colors in the trees and gardens has been splendid this year making an trip worth it, Over sixty pictures of the Carp in Island Lake are viewable on the Facebook page access from the home page.
Over is period we have seen the fish go totally mad up to spawning and then playing hard to get as the dry warm weather came in but some good fish have still been caught, and it is picking up again now as the low pressure and rain moves in, Charlotte has been landed at just over 40lb this week spawned right out that is 2.5lb heavier than last year after spawn
The fishing has really kicked off this week with fish coming out all over the lake!! Charlotte has spawned out well this year and was banked at 38.8 but not all have spawned as Dan Coffey found out we he landed the mighty "Clover" at 35.06!! Well done mate. There has also been 5 29's banked including Star, Drop Scale, 3 Scales, and Angies common!! and plenty of 20's too.
What a start to 2015, January & February has seen exceptional fishing better than some summer months, the big carp just keep coming, we ended February with Tony ( owner Manager) landing three carp in two half hours on a Sunday afternoon the best being Charlotte our 41lb 2oz giant only minutes' after putting his line in the water then Sovereign came in at 29lb 4oz using Furzebray boilies, an
Well the big fish keep coming Charlotte was landed by Brian Hutchins at 41lb 8oz well done.
Mr Reed who was staying in OaK View Lodge and fishing in Jezzers had the Random linear at 29lb 5oz
Star was banked at 30lb 1oz by Dan Carey and a holiday visitor fishing just for one day had three carp at 27lb 26lb & 21lb
Well it could not get much better than Anjies Common at 32lb and in pristine condition landed by John Rose breaking his PB who was staying in Island View with his family for a weeks holiday.
Barry Bellamy was also doing well landing a brace of 26lb+ carp from the Life buoy swim.
Over the last few weeks the carp have been on and off their spawning and we now hope that they have finished. Although the spawning disrupted the fishing at times Barry Bellamy had a trip of a lifetime picking a week when they really went on the munch. He managed to land Star at 29lb 8oz, Anjies Common at 31lb 4oz, Sovereign at 29lb 7oz along with several 20lb + fish.
Well April has been a fantastic month here at Furzebray with some stunning fish landed. Myself and Alfie got a couple of nights in and managed 4 bites landing 3 of them, the best was the leather at 25lb and Alfies PB at 18lb 8oz. Chris Gillard did 48hr and banked 2 20lb+ mirrors from the Point swim.