News - July 2016
Joe's Prospect match on July 10th at Old Barlows was won by Dave Jones, whose 23lb just edged out Dave Green close behind on 22lb. Other weights in the frame were Joe Darby on 14lb and Stuart Yeomans on 12lb.
On the same day Slough AS were at Whitehouse where the weights were a little better, in particular Geoff Savin's winning weight of 52lb, consisting of 7 carp, 2 bream and 2 tench. The rest of the field were some way behind, with Rob Woodward best of the rest on 25lb 9oz, followed by Stan Robak on 24lb 5oz, and Marco Marinozzi the only other angler to break twenty pounds on 20lb 13oz.
Keith carryied out some more fish stocking in March and April, this time with:
- Whitehouse receiving around 300lb of skimmers and bream, plus 74lb of tench in the 1lb to 2lb bracket.
- Soke Road receiving 268lb of carp between 1lb and 3lb.
Back in November there was some significant restocking of the lakes. 300 crucians between four and six inches went into the new canal at Barlows, and 120lb of quality bream to 5lb were put in New Barlows. Around 450lb of quality bream also went into Whitehouse lake, with many in the six to seven pound bracket. Soke Road also received some fish, in this case 168 small F1s and 100 chub of between six and eight inches.
Stacey's Charity Event
The 2015 Charity event was fished on Sunday August 16th across the usual five local lakes, followed by a meet up afterwards at Whitehouse for the usual food, drink and raffle. Almost £2000 was raised for the charity
The 2016 matches will be fished on Sunday August 14th.
Diamond Quality Care Services
....... are a group that supports the rehabilitation of people who have suffered serious head injuries. They are being allowed to fish Stacey's waters on Tuesdays through the summer, and are looking for volunteers to help out on the day. Again, if you would like to help or can provide some fishing tackle, please contact Keith Brown.