The Latest News from Furzebray Carp Lakes
2018 had some challenges with the dry summer with Copse lake having to be shut for nearly four months due to lack of water but the fish all survived and appear to have enjoyed the weather packing on the pounds, all up and running again now.Willow lake suffered a bit with low water but was fishable with reduced number of anglers, the Island lake held up well with only a smal
What a great year Furzebray Lakes has had now with three lakes there is more opportunity for anglers to visit our fishery. Both Willow and the new Copse lake have proved popular this past year and with the fish growing fast andwe are sure that they will not take very many years to equal the Island Lake.
Its been a while since I wrote a report but what a great end to the summer three 40lb carp at Furzebray Lakes, Tony got Married had a marque on the lawns such a great day and the sun shone even ended up with 12 great chunks trying to be carp in the lake at midnight.
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