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**Upcoming Lake Closures**

*Upcoming Lake Closures**



- St. Johns Pool: The whole lake will be closed for a Linear Fisheries run Open Pike Match from 8am Sun 10th Dec until approx 5pm Sun 10th Dec.

- Oxlease Lake: The whole lake will be closed for a booking from 9am Friday 26th Jan until approx 2pm Sunday 28th Jan.

- St. Johns Pool: The whole lake will be closed for the PAC Charity Pike Match from 8am Sun 4th Feb until approx 5pm Sun 4th Feb.

- Brasenose-One: The Whole Lake will be closed for a Junior Match from 8am Sat 10th Feb until approx 2pm Sunday 11th Feb.

- St. Johns Pool: 8 swims closed from Fri 9th Feb until approx 2pm Sun 11th Feb.

- Manor Farm Lake: The whole lake will be closed for a Linear Fisheries run Open Pike Match from 8am Sun 18th Feb until approx 5pm Sun 18th Feb.


Linear Fisheries - Winter Lake Resting Programme.
Throughout the coming winter months, Linear will be resting each day ticket water for three weeks. Please see below for lake closure dates.


Oxlease & Hunts Corner: Lakes closed from 4pm Sunday 3rd Dec until approx 7:30am Mon 25th Dec.
St. Johns Pool: Lake closed from 4pm Sunday 14th Jan 2018 until approx 7:30am Mon 5th Feb 2018.
Brasenose-Two: Lake closed from 4pm Sunday 4th Feb 2018 until approx 7:30am Mon 26th Feb 2018.
Manor Farm Lake: Lake closed from 4pm Sunday 25th Feb 2018 until approx 7:30am Mon 19th March 2018.


11 December 2017

General

**Weather Update** Lakes Closed.....

We are going to keep the fishery closed tonight and tomorrow. We have -11 forecast for this area this evening going into tomorrow, so not only will the roads be treacherous but there is a very good chance the lakes will freeze over. We will post another update tomorrow morning. (Update: 12:30 pm 11-12-17).


10 December 2017

General

**Snow Update**

We are going to close the fishery until the morning - The roads around the area are just to iffy and we've had a number of trees down due to the weight of the snow. We'll post another update in the morning! (Updated 11:40am).


General

**Pike Match Cancelled**

Due to the road conditions around the complex, today's pike match on St. Johns has been cancelled.


General

**Heavy Snow at the Fishery**

Can we please advise that no-one travels to the fishery today - The roads around the complex are already terrible and there is heavy snow forecast for the rest of the day - Please don't travel, it's just not worth it. (Updated 07:30am).


09 December 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 4pm Saturday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 25 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 30 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 38 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 36 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 16 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease (Closed for a three week rest)
Hunts Corner (Closed for a three week rest)


08 December 2017

General

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To guarantee to package by Christmas, you must order before Wednesday the 20th of Dec.


General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Friday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 32 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 26 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 38 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 27 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease (Closed for a three week rest)
Hunts Corner (Closed for a three week rest)


07 December 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Thursday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 33 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 30 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 38 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 34 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 16 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease (Closed for a three week rest)
Hunts Corner (Closed for a three week rest)


06 December 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Wednesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 37 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 23 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 36 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 33 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease (Closed for a three week rest)
Hunts Corner (Closed for a three week rest)


05 December 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Tuesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 15 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 25 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 28 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 15 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease (Closed for a three week rest)
Hunts Corner (Closed for a three week rest)


03 December 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Sunday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One Re-opens Monday 4th Dec at 8am
Brasenose-Two 27 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 36 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 33 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 19 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease (Closed for a three week rest)
Hunts Corner (Closed for a three week rest)


02 December 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Saturday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest) Re-opens Monday 4th Dec at 8am
Brasenose Two 24 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 27 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 25 Swim free out of 37 (Will close at 4pm Sun 3rd Dec for a three week rest)
Hunts Corner 5 Swims free out of 10. (Will close at 4pm Sun 3rd Dec for a three week rest)


01 December 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Friday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest) Re-opens Monday 4th Dec at 8am
Brasenose Two 24 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 39 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 30 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 13 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 29 Swim free out of 37 (Will close at 4pm Sun 3rd Dec for a three week rest)
Hunts Corner 5 Swims free out of 10. (Will close at 4pm Sun 3rd Dec for a three week rest)


30 November 2017

Oxlease Lake

Luke Kent caught fish of 18lb and 23lb whilst fishing with Steve Cliff, who landed a very nice 25lb mirror.

And Slav Wasilik had a nice 22lb mirror during a recent 48-hours session, Slav was using zig rigs.


Oxlease Lake

Luke Kent caught fish of 18lb and 23lb whilst fishing with Steve Cliff, who landed a very nice 25lb mirror.

Aaron Slurman caught a 23lb 03oz mirror.

And Slav Wasilik had a nice 22lb mirror during a recent 48-hours session, Slav was using zig rigs.


St Johns Pool

Tom Maker topped a recent six fish session with fish up to high twenties. Tom fished over a lightly spodded area of corn and manilla boilies.

And Mat Smith landed a 23lb mirror using solid bags.


Hardwick Lake & Smiths Pool

Liam Hodges recently caught a 30lb 04oz mirror using West Country Baits boilies fished with solid bags.


Hunts Corner Lake

Local angler, Andy Mott landed three fish during a very cold weekend on Hunts Corner Lake, Andy used Blakes Baits Snowberry boilies.


Gaunts Lake

Mike Cuff continued his run of good form on the water by landing two thirties on his latest trip to the water. One weighed 32lb 08oz and the other 39lb, a fish known as the 'Auntie Albert Fish'.

Keith Newton landed a 32lb 08oz mirror using Xcel Baits VNF boilies.

And Paul Allen had a fish up to 26lb using Nash boilies.


Brasenose Two

This week Mick Dinnigan had a number of cracking roach, including fish weighing 2.10, 2.12 and 3lb 01oz. All caught using maggot feeders.


General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Thursday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 28 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 38 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 29 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 33 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10.


29 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Wednesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Too 30 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 39 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 32 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 15 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 32 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 10 Swims free out of 10.


28 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Tuesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 30 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 39 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 30 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 30 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 10 Swims free out of 10.


27 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Monday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 28 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 32 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 15 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 27 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10.


26 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Sunday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Too 34 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 39 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 35 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 15 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 32 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 10 Swims free out of 10.


25 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Saturday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two Closed until approx 2pm Sunday.
Hardwick / Smiths 28 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 18 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 13 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 17 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10.


24 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Friday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two Closed until approx 2pm Sunday.
Hardwick / Smiths 25 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 15 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 10 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 14 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10.


Hunts Corner Lake

**Hunts Corner Lake is open this weekend**

This weekends booking for Hunts Corner Lake has been cancelled and the lake is open as normal.


23 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Thursday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two Closed until approx 2pm Sunday.
Hardwick / Smiths 35 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 27 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 27 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 10 Swims free out of 10.


22 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Wednesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 30 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 38 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 30 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 16 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 27 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


St Johns Pool

St. Johns Pool seems to be the lake in form at the moment, with fish of 32 and 36 reported to us over the last few days.

Getting amongst the fish was Max Whitehall, who landed a 17lb common using Sticky Baits manilla boilies.


Oxlease Lake

Jon Flanigan, who was fishing the complex for the first time, landed mirrors of 19.07 and 21lb 07oz. Both fish fell to yellow manilla pop-ups fished in conjunction with high-attract pva sticks.

And fishing together, Basil Hopkins and John Newlands landed five pike, Bas landing the biggest at 18lb 03oz.


Gaunts Lake

Keith Newton had an awesome looking dark mirror, weighing 38lb 08oz, the big mirror fell to a Xcel Baits VNF hook bait fished over chops and corn.


Unity Lake

Daniel Hole had two fish during a recent session, his biggest weighed 21lb.


Brasenose Two

On Brasenose Two last week, Steven Coe fished to a gravel spot at 15-wraps and landed eleven fish, with the first nine fish coming in a very hectic first hour. The all fell to Complex-T wafters, wrapped in paste and fished with a stick, the biggest two weighed 26lb 02oz and 28lb.


21 November 2017

Gaunts Lake

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Tuesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 27 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 34 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 28 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 15 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 30 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


20 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Monday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 24 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 31 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 29 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 32 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


Hardwick Lake & Smiths Pool

**Pike Match Results**

Hardwick/Smiths - Sunday 19th November.

1st - Clyde Dash with a cracking 15lb 12oz fish.
2nd - Barry Finnemore, with two fish for 14lb 04oz.
3rd - Krisztian Horvath with a 13lb 03oz fish.


19 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Sunday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 25 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 41 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 33 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 15 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 33 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


18 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Saturday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two (Closed until about 2pm Sunday for a match)
Hardwick / Smiths Closed all day Sunday for a Pike Match - reopens about 4pm tomorrow.
St Johns Lake 18 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 5 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 16 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 2 Swims free out of 10


17 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Friday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two (Closed until about 2pm Sunday for a match)
Hardwick / Smiths 31 Swims free out of 41 - But the lake is closed all day Sunday for a Pike Match.
St Johns Lake 10 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 3 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 7 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 0 Swims free out of 10


16 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Thursday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two (Closed until about 2pm Sunday for a match)
Hardwick / Smiths 36 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 25 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 18 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 7 Swims free out of 10


Hardwick Lake & Smiths Pool

Paul Middleton fished a day session this week, landing fish weighing 18lb and 21lb.


Gaunts Lake

Daniel Hole recently landed three cracking mid-twenties, two mirrors and a common.

Matt Cuff landed two thirties weighing 32.11 and 33.13, both caught using Nash Key-Cray fished over tigers and matching boilies.

Fishing with Matt was his dad, Mike. He also got amongst the fish, landing six fish, with two of his also going 30 at 30lb 09oz and 36lb 15oz.

And Neil Whipp had a lovely 22lb 08oz ghostie from Unity Lake.


St Johns Pool

Daryl Cole had a lovely 30lb 04oz mirror during a recent session, he was using fake corn.

Paul Rudd and the lads from Denham Baits recently rented St. Johns, the fishing was tough but they still managed a few between them up to 28lb 08oz.

And Mike Ashford had a very nice looking 20lb common.


Manor Farm Lake

Kevin Moran had a 17.10 mirror and 21lb common using Incredible Baits seed-sensation & pineapple and pepper pop-ups and wafters fished in solid bags.

Alan Williams recently had a 26lb 08oz mirror using a cell pop-up, the only fish of his session.

Jason Rouse had three fish up to 27lb 10oz using Dynamite Baits red-amino boilies and corn.

And Dion Murdoch had a stunning 28lb 10oz heavily scaled mirror using a wafter, tipped with fake corn that had been soaked in Hinders tutti-frutti dip.


Brasenose One

Alex ODonoghue landed 7 fish during a 48-hour session, five of his fish were over 25lb and all fell to solid bags and West Country Baits boilies.

Ian Burns had eight fish whilst down for two night, his session included five twenties up to 24lb 12oz.

And Chris Reece had a 27lb 03oz mirror.


Hunts Corner Lake

Daniel Williams spent three days on Hunts, landing fish of 12.12, 21lb 07oz, 24lb 11oz, 21lb 07oz and 30.05. All his fish fell to CC Moore Live System boilies fished to the far margin.


15 November 2017

Gaunts Lake

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Wednesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 27 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 32 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 15 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 31 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 5 Swims free out of 10


14 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Tuesday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 26 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 35 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 15 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 35 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


13 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Monday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One (Closed for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 34 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 30 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 20 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 8 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 30 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 7 Swims free out of 10


11 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Saturday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 18 Swims free out of 45 (closed from 4pm Sunday 12th for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 13 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest (re-opens Monday 13th)
St Johns Lake closed until 2pm Sunday 12th for a match
Manor Farm 9 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 15 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 2 Swims free out of 10


10 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Friday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 12 Swims free out of 45 (closed from 4pm Sunday 12th for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 20 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest (re-opens Monday 13th)
St Johns Lake closed until 2pm Sunday 12th for a match
Manor Farm 2 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 16 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner Full Swims free out of 10


09 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Thursday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 30 Swims free out of 45 (closed from 4pm Sunday 12th for a 3-week rest)
Brasenose Two 22 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest (re-opens Monday 13th)
St Johns Lake closed until 2pm Sunday 12th for a match
Manor Farm 7 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 23 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10


08 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Wednesday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 35 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 20 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 30 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 12 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 23 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10


05 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5.30pm Saturday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 35 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 25 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 28 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 15 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 30 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


04 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Saturday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 17 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 12 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 19 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 10 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease closed till 2pm Sunday for charity match.
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


03 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5.30pm Friday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 16 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 14 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 18 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 6 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease closed till 2pm Sunday for charity match.
Hunts Corner 5 Swims free out of 10


02 November 2017

Gaunts Lake

Ed Briscoe landed a solid looking 36lb 12oz mirror.

Keith Newton had three fish during a recent weekend session, topped by a pretty 30lb 02oz mirror.

And Jonathan Lloyd had a quality 32lb mirror using Blakes Baits boilies and hemp.


Unity Lake

Mark Adlem had a stunning 32lb mirror using Hinders 365 boilies.

And fishery regular, Craig, landed a 31lb 02oz common.


Manor Farm Lake

Danny Lonsdale had a very nice 32lb 02oz common using Dynamite Baits Complex-T boilies.

Connor Ley had a very pretty 28lb 08oz mirror whilst fishing the recent charity match held in aid of the Birmingham Children's Hospital.

And Andy Miles recently landed four fish, all weighing over 25lb, with the biggest two topping the scales at 31lb and 35lb 06oz, a new PB!


Brasenose One

Fishing together Mike and Debra Loftus shared a seven fish session, topped by a 32lb 14oz mirror.

Karl Derrick only managed one fish whilst fishing a slow session with his daughter, Keira. The fish however turned out to be a new PB 30lb 08oz mirror.

And Sean Trask recently caught a 27lb 08oz mirror.


Brasenose Two

Roy Coughtrey had an impressive 37lb 07oz mirror using 15mm krill wafters about 2-weeks ago.

And Paul Parish had a cracking 36lb 08oz mirror fishing corn over a lightly baited area.


Hunts Corner Lake

Carl Mitchell had a cracking 32lb mirror from Hunts Corner Lake using Coventry Carp Baits scopex-red boilies, fished with corn and Midland special pop-ups.


St Johns Pool

Matthew Huntington had the ‘Box Common’ a couple of weeks back, a new common lake record at 48lb 10oz.

Graham Passey had a lovely looking 34lb 06oz mirror using cell boilies at short range.

Jack O'Brien had a 17lb common during a recent trip to the water.

Pete Wilson had a couple of nice mirrors.

Ian Mannion had a blank-saving 24lb mirror.

And last but most definitely not least, Scott Boyles landed the much sought after 'Big Plated', his first ever forty at 42lb 08oz.


General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5 pm Thursday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 26 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 23 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 20 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 10 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease - Lake closed until approx 2pm Sunday for a charity match.
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


01 November 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 4:30 pm Wednesday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 26 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 25 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 23 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 8 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 32 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 3 Swims free out of 10


31 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 4:30 pm Tuesday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 28 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 31 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 25 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 22 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


30 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Monday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 34 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 26 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 28 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 27 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 5 Swims free out of 10


23 October 2017

Hardwick Lake & Smiths Pool

Linear Fisheries - Winter Lake Resting Programme.
Throughout the coming winter months, Linear will be resting each day ticket water for three weeks.

**Just a Reminder**

Hardwick/Smiths: Lake is now closed from 4pm Sunday 22nd Oct until approx 7:30am Mon 13th Nov. This is for our Winter Resting Programme. (Brasenose-One will be next to close on the 12th of Nov).


Manor Farm Lake

**Results fro yesterdays Pike Match on Manor**

A total of 18 anglers fished the match there was a total of 13 pike caught with 8 pike going to one angler, the biggest was 11lb 8oz.

First place was Owen Finnemore with 8 pike totalling 34lb 12oz
Second place was Roy Barbour with one pike at 11lb 8oz
Third place was Barry Finnemore with one pike at 10lb


General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Monday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 20 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 6 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths closed for 3 weeks rest
St Johns 13 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 5 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 18 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


19 October 2017

Guy Lakes

On Yeomans Lake, Lee Dowding had three fish using Nash Bait boilies, his session included a 22.04 mirror and 25lb 04oz common.

Next door on Unity Lake, Rob Allen had a cracking 30lb 11oz common.

Daniel Hole had a 22lb common.

And Alan Coplin had a lovely looking 23lb mirror.

Whilst on Gaunts Lake, Paul Parkinson had mirrors of 33lb and 38lb, the later known as the 'Auntie Albert Fish'. They both fell to krill pop-ups fished with pellets in pva bags.

Andy Gowan used DNA Baits S7 boilies to land mirrors of 18lb 08oz and 21.08, he also had a 24lb ghostie.

And Mark Wadhams had a 19lb common and mirrors weighing 15lb, 23.12 and 24lb 05oz. All his fish fell to CC Baits Nutville boilies.


Brasenose Two

Young Max Whitehall had a great session using sweetcorn, Pure Pellet hemp and Sticky Baits Manilla. He ended up with seven fish up to 25lb during a weekend session.

Dave from Cumbria, landed eleven fish up to 29lb using corn, hemp, pellet and manilla boilies. His session included five twenties.

And Stephen Gonzalez caught mirror of 18lb 05oz and 34lb using diamond-white pop-ups fished over a spodded area.


Oxlease Lake

Chris Timms only had one fish during his 48-hour session, but he made up for that with quality as it was a cracking 34lb mirror.

And Linear bailiff, Stewart Roper had at least three fish up to 35lb during a recent session.


St Johns Pool

Chris Harper kept moving around swims to keep the bites coming, and it seemed to work as he ended up with a number of fish up to 27lb.


General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Thursday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 16 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 10 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 19 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 10 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 4 Swims free out of 19 (NOTE: Manor will be closed on Sunday 22nd for our 1st Pike Match of the year)
Oxlease 14 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner closed for a booking until approx 2pm Sunday 22nd


18 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Wednesday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 22 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 19 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 25 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 26 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 20 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


17 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Tuesday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 18 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 21 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 24 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 25 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 12 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 18 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10


16 October 2017

General

*Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 18:00 pm Monday
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 20 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 14 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 29 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 21 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 12 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 17 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 5 Swims free out of 10


15 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5:00 pm Sunday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One 36 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose Two 25 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 34 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 28 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 12 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 28 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 5 Swims free out of 10


14 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5:30 pm Saturday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One is closed until approx 3pm Sunday for the UK Carp Championships Final.
Brasenose Two 8 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 16 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 14 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 8 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 14 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 3 Swims free out of 10


13 October 2017

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 4:30 pm Friday.
Obviously these will change by the morning but we hope they give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose One is closed until approx 3pm Sunday for the UK Carp Championships Final.
Brasenose Two 6 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick / Smiths 14 Swims free out of 41
St Johns 15 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 4 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 10 Swim free out of 37
Hunts Corner 0 Swims free out of 10


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