Bowes Carp Lake

Carp feeding tight to margins both on bankside and of islands margins, up of the bottom and well into full feeding frenzies.Best fish out this week was by Colin Pine on Saturday which was 15lb 1oz common carp in stunning winter colours, Colin hooked into this fish during the Saturday match on feeder.

Dave on Friday had a fantastic day with 42 Carp to 8lb fishing the pole with meat on the hook, fishing peg 10. 

Junior club

Stuart Husband fishing the feeder to the island on Sunday afternoon just kept bagging up with some excellent catches. 

Alex Burton in an two hour session took 15 carp on a groundbait feeder and B911 16 hook.

Bassetts mixed coarse

Still taken carp out to 3lb which missed the netting three weeks ago, these are still being transferred to Lookout whilst the water temperature is under 10 degrees.

Chris Fail Angel Jnr in a 2 hour session took 21 fishing a pole with maggot on hook over angel feed pellets.


Coaching group sessions has started every Saturday and Sunday with weekdays always having a coach on the lakes for one to one tuition, or tips if required.

All beginners catching well with  Mathew Livsey the 7 year old Birthday boy on his first full coaching session caught 2 good sized carp on an elasticated whip one to 2lb 8oz.

Anglers from sea and game angling enjoying catching good numbers of fish and converting to the lighter coarse fishing equipment very quickly.