Stacey's Fishing Club

News - June 2017

The Prospect (Joe) match at Whitehouse on May 28th produced a close finish, with Bob Johnson's 50lb just edging out Tony Scott who finished close on 49lb. Third was Dave Jones who was some way behind on 22lb.  When Slough Angling Society visited Soke Road on May 28th they also had a good winning weight with Lee Prater catching fifteen carp on pellet / pole for 66lb 14oz. Mick Hutt was second with a small carp bag going 31lb 11oz, followed by Darren Chapman on 21lb 14oz which included seven bream.

More fish stocking was carried out in mid-March, with the focus on Old Barlows - which has also been subject to some landscaping work.  Old Barlows is already looking good with the lilies flourishing again and fishing well after receiving:

  • 700lb of one year old farmed Mirror Carp,
  • 38 other Carp from Court Farm averaging 2.5 lb,
  • 300lb of Bream in the 2lb to 4lb bracket,
  • 40lb of 8oz Skimmers,
  • 45lb of Tench averaging 2lb,
  • 600lb of mixed silver fish,
  • 1000 Gudgeon !
In addition, Soke Road received 500lb of 1lb Carp, and 15 big bream went into New Barlows (5lb to 6lb bracket).

At the end of March, this was followed up with:
  • Old Barlows - 93lb of bream in the 3lb to 5lb bracket
  • Whitehouse - 240lb of carp in the 5lb to 7lb bracket.
Rob Frost won Bosher's Tuesday match on March 27th with 33lb 2oz. followd by Dave Brent some way back on 22lb 2oz. Bill Atkinson was third with 17lb 11oz, just edging out match organiser Dave Bosher's 17lb 6oz.

The previous week on the Barlows lakes also saw Rob Frost come out on top, this time with 103lb of the recently stocked fish from a swim on the Old Lake.

Stacey's Charity Event

The main 2017 Charity Event matches will be fished on Sunday August 13th.  There will also be a Teams-of-4 event across the four main lakes on Sunday June 25th 2017.

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.