Luton Angling Club

Nash Bait & Nash Terminal Tackle are providing a £50 prize of bait and terminal tackle to the September 2010 winner of our new photo competition. 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 – catchreports@lutonac.org – or send from your mobile to 07704462635.

Barney Hodgson age 14 from Ampthill fished through torrential rain at Beckerings Reservoir tempting commons of 14lb 2oz, 17lb 4oz and 19lb 12oz along with mirrors of 16lb 12oz, 19lb 1oz and a new pb of 21lb 2oz. All of Barneys fish were caught on squid and octopus boilies supplied by The Bait & Feed Company.

Big Mirror Carp
Barney Hodgson – 21lb 2oz pb mirror

Over at the South Lagoon Steve Moore managed a 19lb common, Alan Wilkie commons of 23lb 12oz and 16lb 13oz, James Usher two 15lb commons  while predator angler Greg Smith had a 19lb pike and 8lb zander.
 
On the adjacent North House Lake Dave Winters tempted a 21lb 8oz mirror, Carlo had a 19lb 10oz linear and Terry Bodsworth banked the Wanderer at 30lb on Mainline Cell Boilies with a size 8 hook and running lead rig.
Sadly the otter fence around North House was badly vandalised last weekend and the club would like any information to pass on to the police regarding this incident.

Mirror Carp
Terry Bodsworth 30lb mirror

Young Angler With TenchJim Badgery took his 8yr old son Lewis to Woodland Lake where Lewis managed to catch a brace of tench at 4lb 6oz and 3lb 2oz along with some small carp and skimmers. Jim caught six carp to 6lb in between coaching his son. Corn as bait proved the successful method for the duo.
 
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.
 
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 www.fishingwizard.co.uk
 
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 www.thesoapshop.net
 
Please phone/text your catch reports from Luton AC waters to 07704462635 or email catchreports@lutonac.org 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 www.lutonac.org for all the latest catch reports, news, pictures and membership details.
 
Steve Sharp

Nash Tackle