Luton Angling Club Weekly Report

With the Nash prizes now received Septembers photo competition winner will have the choice of 10kg of the new Starmer Baits Coconut Fish boilies or £50 worth of Nash IC-1 and Nash Terminal Tackle. It is open to anyone (members and non members) submitting a digital photo taken on any Luton AC controlled water and it can be of absolutely anything eg a sunset on the canal, a nice fish, wildlife etc. The photos submitted cannot be over a month old, the judges decision is final and no correspondance will be entered into regarding the result. So get snapping and forward your pictures to our usual email address or send from your mobile to 07704462635.
Starting next week we will be running a weekly review of items of Nash Bait & Nash Terminal Tackle which our readers will hopefully find useful.
Common CarpAt North House Lake Stuart Pink landed the Parrot Common at 31lb 2oz, The Wanderer at 29lb 13oz and a 26lb 2oz leather. Kevin Day tempted the Lobe Tailed Common at 30lb 8oz and M Gross had a mirror of 21lb 8oz and 20lb 8oz common plus a 4lb+ tench. Andy Onacko has sent me a picture of his pb 25lb mirror as reported in last weeks news.
On the adjacent South Lagoon Eric Jones fishing peg 1 banked a 26lb 4oz common using his own Red Eric Baits and Steve Duffy on peg 28 had commons of 13lb 8oz and 9lb 8oz.
Nearby on the river Robert Langdon had a specimen 13lb 11oz Zander.
At Beckerings Reservoir John West had 6 carp to 22lb and his grandson managed 2 to 18lb. On the same venue Mark Ridgeway caught 10 carp to 22lb and Mick Stringer a couple of high doubles. Tench, bream and roach are still being caught on the pole along with lots of small perch.
Match Results:
Luton Angling Club invited Team Raiders to join them at Pitstone on Sunday 19th September , 27 anglers competed, not only against each other but in some areas the elements as well, a very windy day indeed, which really kept weights down.
1st Ashley Bunnage  (LAC)  25lb 8oz - weight consisted of two Carp 12 & 8lb maggot being the bait., the remainder small fish .
2nd  Ricky Quick (LAC)  14lb 14oz - mostly skimmers on 4mm expander pellet  
3rd David Flanagan (Team Raiders) 11lb 12oz - skimmers
Braggers fished the Grand Union Canal at Slapton on Sunday 12th September
1st 48lb 6oz
2nd 37lb
3rd 17lb 12oz
4th 11lb 15oz
5th 10lb 9oz
Bream made up most of the weights.
Hanwell Prince of Wales AS fished the Grand Union Canal at Chelmscote on Sunday 12th September:
1st 17lb 10oz - mixed bag of skimmers, roach and perch to 1lb 11oz
2nd 11lb 3oz - 1 carp 11lb 2oz
3rd 8lb 13oz - 1 carp 8lb 13oz
Luton AC are looking for bailiffs for two river sections near Milton Keynes and Bedford plus the Grand Union Canal around the Stoke Hammond/Leighton Buzzard/Pitstone areas. Please send an email to any of the Fisheries Management Team via the club website contacts page if you are interested.
Discounts for Luton AC members:
Fishing Wizard who are based near Broxbourne in Herts are receiving rave reviews from members and are offering Luton AC members a 5% discount on purchases in store. Luton AC have a good many members based in that area and Gary Hodges the owner will give the discount on production of your membership book. Fishing Wizard can be found at 5 Meridian Building, Nazeing Glass Ind Est, Nazeing New Road, Herts EN10 6SX 01992-460969
The Soap Shop who are based at The Olde Watermill Shopping Village Faldo Rd Barton-le-clay MK454RF are offering Luton AC members and their partners 10% off in store with their books or online using code TSS10LSD. Even better Luton AC online shoppers will get free home delivery when spending £10 or more.
The Soap Shop sell hand made soap, bath and shower products and skincare such as moisturisers, washes, face masks and body butter.
No animal ingredients and the products are not tested on animals.
Smells and looks delicious, ideal for presents and for everyday use.
Visit The Soap Shop web site at
Please phone/text your catch reports from Luton AC waters to 07704462635 or email and  if you have pictures taken on your phone send picture messages to 07704462635. Remember to always use an unhooking mat when targetting specimen fish, keeping the fish as low to the ground as possible when taking photos.

Check out the Luton AC website at for all the latest catch reports, news, pictures and membership details.
Steve Sharp

Mirror Carp
Stuart Pink - 29lb 13oz mirror

Common Carp
Kevin Day - 30lb 8oz common

Mirror Carp
Andy Onacko 25lb mirror