Fishery Reviews

John Maher visits Drayton Reservoir

John Maher is more used to fishing for perch and pike but he has decided to give that a rest for a bit and have a go for carp. After purchasing all the relevant tackle and bait John was off to Drayton Reservoir for a day session, the fishery has a huge stock of carp

Take a female fishing in Women’s Sport Week

Carp-Talk owner Bev Clifford is once again encouraging all anglers to take a female fishing later this month as part of Women’s Sport Week. Following the success of last year’s campaign, in which hundreds of females ventured on to the bank to sample the delights of carp fishing, Bev is hoping even more will get

Lavender Hall Fishery

Yesterday Anthony went to Lavender Hall Fishery for a days fishing, he had looked at going on to the specimen pool which has carp running to 29lb in it however it wasn’t available until the afternooon and having arrived at 7am didn’t fancy waiting until about 2pm for the specimen pool to be free. Looking

Hillside Fishery latest catch reports

Carl Smith had a great session on peg 2, Pad Lake on Friday evening. He managed five carp in total with two twenties including a stunning ghosty. The largest of the session was a 24lb 5oz Mirror, closely followed by a 21lb prestine ghosty. He also netted a 16lb common and a couple around the

Hillside fishery catfish are waking up

Hillside fishery has some superb catfish in it and they are starting to wake up. Tom Farrar managed this 40lb cat out of Peg 2 on Berts Pool early on Thursday morning. He was fishing with his dad who was targeting the cats with his baits and rigs while Tom was trying for the carp.