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 Important News 

**Upcoming Lake Closures**

**Upcoming Lake Closures**

- Manor Farm Lake: Lake closed from 4pm Sunday 25th Feb 2018 until approx 7:30am Mon 19th March 2018. For a three week rest.

- Oxlease Lake: The whole lake will be closed for a booking from 8am Fri 2nd March until approx 2pm Sun 4th March.

- Brasenose-One Lake: The whole lake will be closed for a booking from 8am Fri 9th March until approx 2pm Sun 11th March.

- St. Johns Pool: Swims 9-18 will be closed for a booking from 8am Fri 9th March until approx 2pm Sun 11th March. (This still leaves 29 available swims).

- Hunts Corner Lake: The whole lake will be closed for a booking from 9am Mon 12th March until approx midday on Thursday 15th March.

- Brasenose-One: Swims 1-11 will be closed for a booking from 8am Thurs 15th March until approx 2pm Sun 18th March. (This still leaves 32 available swims).

- Brasenose-Two Lake: The whole lake will be closed for a booking from 8am Fri 16th March until approx 2pm Sun 18th March.

- Hunts Corner Lake: The whole lake will be closed for a booking from 8am Fri 23rd March until approx midday Sun 25th March.

- Oxlease Lake: The whole lake will be closed for a booking from 8am Fri 23rd March until approx 2pm Sun 25th March.

- St. Johns Pool: The whole lake will be closed for a BYCAC Junior Qualifier - from 9pm Fri 13th April until approx 3pm Sun 15th April.


(THERE ARE NO OTHER BOOKINGS IN APRIL OR MAY)


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.

Manor Farm Lake: Lake closed from 4pm Sunday 25th Feb 2018 until approx 7:30am Mon 19th March 2018.


25 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Sunday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 30 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two - Opens in the morning.
Hardwick/Smiths 36 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 30 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm - (Closed for a three rest from 4pm Sunday 25th Feb).
Oxlease 29 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


General

**Ice Update** (10am)

All lakes are still free of Ice - We will update this first thing on Monday.


24 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Saturday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 21 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 18 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 19 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 12 Swims free out of 19 (But lake will be closed for a three rest from 4pm Sunday 25th Feb).
Oxlease 14 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


22 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5.30pm Thursday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 20 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 30 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 22 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 12 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 18 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10


General

**Snack Van - By Oxlease Lake**

Chris who runs the snack van adjacent to the entrance to Oxlease Lake, has asked that we let you know that he won't be able to serve food this weekend due to a technical issue with his cookers. He should be back up and running for the weekend after.


21 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 4:30pm Wednesday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 30 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 30 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 12 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 20 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10


20 February 2018

General

The Linear Open Pike Match held on Manor Farm Lake this past Sunday fished very well, producing 17 fish. Mick Andrews finished 1st with two fish for 21lb 14oz, his biggest weighing 14lb 06oz. 2nd was Tom Paton with three fish for 21lb 10oz, he also landed a 14lb fish. And third was Paul Croft with three fish for 19lb 04oz.
This was the last Linear Pike for the season, matches will resume again in Oct this year.
Just a reminder that the pike season at Linear has now been extended until the end of March.


General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Tuesday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 19 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 36 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 24 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 13 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 28 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


18 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Sunday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 26 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 38 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 25 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 30 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 7 Swims free out of 10


17 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Saturday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 12 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 25 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 20 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 12 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease closed till 2pm Sunday for booking
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


15 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Thursday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 20 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 38 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 17 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease closed from 9am Friday for a booking reopening 2pm Sunday.
Hunts Corner 2 Swims free out of 10


14 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Wednesday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 26 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
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 34 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


General

Linear Fisheries are very pleased to have recently supported the Lower Windrush Valley Project in funding two, lovely new Barn Owl nest boxes at Standlake Common Nature Reserve. Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks engineers very kindly carried out the installation.
https://lwvp.blogspot.co.uk/…/…/new-homes-for-barn-owls.html


13 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 6pm Tuesday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 29 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 39 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 37 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 15 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 29 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


11 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Sunday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 30 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 36 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 31 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 34 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


10 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Saturday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One (B-1 will be shut for a Junior Match from 8am Sat 10th until about 3pm Sun 11th).
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 31 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 18 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 10 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 7 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 2 Swims free out of 10


09 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Friday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One (B-1 will be shut for a Junior Match from 8am Sat 10th until about 3pm Sun 11th).
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 34 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 20 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 10 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 16 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 2 Swims free out of 10


08 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Thursday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 20 Swims free out of 45 (B-1 will be shut for a Junior Match from 8am Sat 10th until about 3pm Sun 11th).
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 36 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 21 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 12 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 29 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


07 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Wednesday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 29 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 33 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 30 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


06 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Tuesday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 38 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 38 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 26 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 26 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 7 Swims free out of 10


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**New 2018 Linear Brochure**

The new, 2018 (72-page) Linear Brochure is now finished and will be delivered to us on Fri 9th of Feb. The brochure is free and can be ordered through this website.

Please Note: If you have ordered a copy since Christmas, then please DO NOT order another one - Your envelope is already labelled up and just waiting to be posted.

**The downloadable version is not quite ready but will be very soon - The download option still shows the 2017 edition**


05 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Monday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One is shut all day for maintenance on Tuesday 6th Feb.
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 35 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 20 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 11 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 26 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 3 Swims free out of 10


04 February 2018

General

The New BYCAC website is now live https://www.bycac.co.uk
It contains all the info on this years event, history of how it all started, the BYCAC Hall of Fame,along with loads, loads more..............

We've got a new logo as well.


General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Sunday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 29 Swims free out of 45 (B-1 will be shut all day for maintenance on Tuesday 6th Feb).
Brasenose-Two (Closed for a three week rest from Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 38 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (Re-opens at roughly 7:30 Monday morning)
Manor Farm 12 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 25 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


03 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Saturday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 19 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 17 Swims free out of 34 (B-2 will close for a three week rest at 3pm Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 26 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest). St. Johns will reopen on Mon 5th Feb.
Manor Farm 11 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 15 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 5 Swims free out of 10


02 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Friday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 4 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 6 Swims free out of 34 (B-2 will close for a three week rest at 3pm Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 25 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest). St. Johns will reopen on Mon 5th Feb.
Manor Farm 7 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 15 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


01 February 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Thursday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 10 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 14 Swims free out of 34 (B-2 will close for a three week rest at 3pm Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 38 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest). St. Johns will reopen on Mon 5th Feb.
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 25 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


31 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Wednesday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 30 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 14 Swims free out of 34 (B-2 will close for a three week rest at 3pm Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest). St. Johns will reopen on Mon 5th Feb.
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 32l Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


30 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Tuesday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 25 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 15 Swims free out of 34 (B-2 will close for a three week rest at 3pm Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 38 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest). St. Johns will reopen on Mon 5th Feb.
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 29 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10


29 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Monday .
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will 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 (B-2 will close for a three week rest at 3pm Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest). St. Johns will reopen on Mon 5th Feb.
Manor Farm 16 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 27 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 7 Swims free out of 10


28 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Sunday .
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 32 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 21 Swims free out of 34 (B-2 will close for a three week rest at 3pm Sun 4th Feb).
Hardwick/Smiths 22 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest). St. Johns will reopen on Mon 5th Feb.
Manor Farm 16 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 30 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 7 Swims free out of 10


27 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Saturday .
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 9 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 0 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 22 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest).
Manor Farm 7 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease - Is closed for a booking from 8am Fri 26th Jan until approx 2pm Sun 28th Jan
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


26 January 2018

Brasenose One

Stuart Lammas had a 26lb mirror during a session about ten days ago.

Jamie Brown has been back down and landed two mid-twenty mirrors from the water.

And Pablo had a cracking 33lb mirror during a recent 48-hours session.


Brasenose One

Linear Bailiff, Dave Austin, caught 15 fish during a weekend session, his biggest fish weighed 27lb.

Jamie Brown had five fish during his trip to the water, topped by mirrors of 26.01 and 26.04.

Nick Goode had some nice roach and pike, along with a very impressive 3lb 04oz perch.

Matt Cox had an amazing 24-hours session, landing 17 fish up to 30lb 08oz, with most of his fish coming during the daylight hours. They were all caught using a test boilie from DBP, along with DBP spod mix and corn.

Shayne Shanxy Parsons recently landed three carp up to 25lb using DNA DB pop-ups fished over Nutta's, hemp and corn.

Russ Guise landed 15 fish using Dave Mallins Products 'Brace-Mix' boilies. His catch included nine twenties up to 27lb.

Roy Coughtrey recently had twelve fish using manilla pop-ups fished over a light bed of sweet corn at range. His two biggest fish were a 22lb common and a 26lb mirror.

And last on B-2, but by no means least - Rob Rees and Dave Woods shared a staggering 58 fish, 48-hour session. They both fished over particles with Rob using Sticky Baits manilla and Dave using Solar Club-Mix. Their session included 25 twenties to 28.10 and topped by Rob with a new PB at 35lb 10oz. Top angling lads!


Oxlease Lake

Ben Tipney recently caught three double up to 18lb 14oz during an overnight session. He used bright pop-ups fished over boilie and corn.

Fishing with Ben was Josh Bennett, who landed a heavily scaled 25lb mirror.

And fishing together, Chris Lowe and Angie Lawley had six fish up to 29lb, all caught using Sonubaits boilies, pellets and particles.


Unity Lake

Chris Wrightson set a new PB when he landed a splendid 34lb 11oz ghostie, he was using Hinders new Fruit-salad pop-ups fished over particle and corn.


Gaunts Lake

Keith Newton had a 33lb mirror recently using Xcel Baits VNF wafters as hook baits.

Russ Guise had a lovely 31lb 12oz common using Dave Mallin Products 'Brace-Mix' boilies.

And Matt Cuff had a 25lb 10oz common on citruz wafters fished over a spodded area.


Hunts Corner Lake

Harry Robinson set a new PB and lake record for commons, when he landed a cracking 33lb 04oz fish.


25 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Thursday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 30 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 22 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 38 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest).
Manor Farm 16 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease - Is closed for a booking from 8am Fri 26th Jan until approx 2pm Sun 28th Jan
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


24 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Wednesday .
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 39 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 22 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest).
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 32 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


23 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Tuesday .
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 25 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 10 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest).
Manor Farm 16 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 20 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


21 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Sunday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 41 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 30 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 38 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest).
Manor Farm 16 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 32 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


19 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Friday .
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 15 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 8 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 33 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest).
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 20 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 4 Swims free out of 10


18 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Thursday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 31 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 20 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest).
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 35 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 7 Swims free out of 10


17 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Wednesday .
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 40 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 33 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest).
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 31 Swims free out of 37 .
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


16 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Tuesday .
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 35 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 27 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest).
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 35 Swims free out of 37 .
Hunts Corner 7 Swims free out of 10


15 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Monday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 35 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 30 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest).
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 33 Swims free out of 37 .
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


14 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Sunday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 33 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 31 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 36 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake (St Johns is currently closed for a three week rest).
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 35 Swims free out of 37 .
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


13 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Saturday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 17 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 23 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 36 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 30 Swims free out of 39 (St Johns will be closed form 4pm Sunday 14th Jan for a three week rest).
Manor Farm 14 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 26 Swims free out of 37 .
Hunts Corner 2 Swims free out of 10


12 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Friday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 20 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 22 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 32 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 30 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 22 Swims free out of 37 .
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10


St Johns Pool

This morning, Linear regular Jonathan Lloyd, caught an impressive 39lb 04oz mirror using zigs.


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Jonny Robins had a great start to 2018 using boilies from Coventry carp Baits. He landed mirrors of 26.08, 31lb and 37lb.

Also on Hunts was Adam Hollins who had a very impressive 36lb mirror using pink midland special pop-ups fished as singles.


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Luke Oswins first trip to Linear ended up a successful one, when he slipped the net under a cracking 26lb mirror, the only fish of his session.


Brasenose One

Jamie Standbridge landing three fish up to 25lb 03oz. He was using Urban baits Nutcracker boilies with DBP chilli hemp.

Sam Enderbury caught a very nice 30lb 05oz common using a Incredible Baits amber-attract pop-up fished on a stiff hinge rig.

Jonathan Paul Smith, topped a successful five fish session with a 31lb 04oz mirror. All his fish were caught using manilla crumb and cloud liquid with sweet corn.

James Stone had this 20lb 08oz mirror using a 12mm Sticky Baits signature pop-up, fished over manilla and corn freebies.

Tom Maker had eleven fish during a recent session, his biggest weighed 33lb. His catch was made up of seven twenties and two thirties, the rest were doubles. Tom fished at range with pineapple pop-ups and solid bags.

Linear Fishery Warden, Ben Whitehall, had three fish to low twenties using solid bags.


Brasenose Two

Alex ODonoghue rencently landed five fish from the water, with the biggest weighing 33lb 07oz.

Mariusz Zietkwski set a new PB when he landed a cracking 31lb mirror, the biggest of an eleven fish session.

And Chris Tucker had a 16lb 12oz mirror in very cold conditions. He used Mainline high-impact pop-ups with a bag of pellets.


11 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Thursday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 34 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 31 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 36 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 34 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 16 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 34 Swims free out of 37 .
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


10 January 2018

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**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Wednesday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 27 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 29 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 34 Swims free out of 37 .
Hunts Corner 7 Swims free out of 10


09 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Tuesday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 34 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 27 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 38 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 36 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 35 Swims free out of 37 .
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


08 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Monday
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 34 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 30 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 35 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 35 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


07 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability Update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Sunday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 42 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 32 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 39 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 33 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 21 Swims free out of 37 (This includes some swims closed due to high water levels).
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


06 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability Update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Saturday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 32 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 25 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 29 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 16 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 18 Swims free out of 37 (This includes some swims closed due to high water levels).
Hunts Corner 5 Swims free out of 10


05 January 2018

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**Swim Availability Update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Friday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 25 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 17 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 35 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 29 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 19 Swims free out of 37 (This includes some swims closed due to high water levels).
Hunts Corner 6 Swims free out of 10


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**The following catch reports are from fish reported to us over the last two weeks**


Brasenose One

Hayden had a cracking, deep bodied 21lb 10oz mirror using solid bags and pop-up corn.

Matthew Anderson topped a two fish session with a very nice 34lb mirror.

Phil Bowman had a 31lb mirror using a tuna & corn single hook bait from Sonubaits.

And Jack Leddington landed a number of fish using Horizon Baits pineapple special pop-ups and particles, fished at about 80 yards range. He landed two 25lb mirrors, a 29lb mirror and set new PB with a very impressive 43lb 01oz mirror.


Brasenose Two

Brendan Collingwood landed three double during a recent session, he used pva bags of Nash coconut-cream crumb and red citrus pop-ups.

And Gavin Alcock had a chunky 25lb 08oz mirror using plastic corn fished at range.


St Johns Pool

Chris Lowe fished the water during the first week of Jan, landing a number of fish using Sonubaits, pellets, particles and boilies. His session included a 25lb common along with mirrors weighing 18lb, 28lb and 33lb.

Mark Wozencroft had a 19lb 09oz mirror along with the big mirror known as 'Two Tone'. Mark used 5ft zigs with Bait Tech juice pop-ups.

And Adi 'Top Penguin' Blantford caught an awesome looking 38lb 10oz mirror.


Hunts Corner Lake

Dean Chubb fished Hunts Corner Lake for 24-hours, landing a 25lb 02oz mirror using a manilla pop-up.

And Ryan Warr caught a lovely looking 18lb 08oz mirror using a manilla wafter.


Oxlease Lake

Tom Denham had a cracking 21lb pike recently

And Craig Bastin topped a three fish session with a 26lb mirror.


Hardwick Lake & Smiths Pool

Andrew Blackwell landed a very nice 25lb mirror during a recent session on the water.


Guy Lakes

Josh Lloyd had the mirror known as 'The Sergeant' at a weight of 38lb 04oz.

Daniel Hole landed four fish, to coming on Christmas Day - his biggest weighed 22lb 11oz.

Keith Newton had a 23lb mirror, the biggest of five fish caught using Xcel Baits VNF wafters.

And on Unity Lake, Phillip Clifford had a small stockie and a 22lb common using solid bags with scopex, squid pellets and pink citrus pop-ups.


04 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Thursday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 15 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 27 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 36 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 26 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 15 Swims free out of 37 (This includes some swims closed due to high water levels).
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


02 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm Tuesday.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 19 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 30 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 37 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 24 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 19 Swims free out of 37 (This includes some swims closed due to high water levels).
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


01 January 2018

General

**Swim Availability update * *
Below are the number of swims available on each lake as of 5pm New Years Day.
These numbers will change by the morning, but we hope they will give you a indication of how busy the fishery is.
Brasenose-One 31 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 32 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 39 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 25 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 17 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 22 Swims free out of 37 (This includes some swims closed due to high water levels).
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


30 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 24 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 25 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 29 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 21 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 11 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 15 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 3 Swims free out of 10


29 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 8 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 16 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 24 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 18 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 7 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 19 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 8 Swims free out of 10


28 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 6 Swims free out of 45
Brasenose-Two 8 Swims free out of 34
Hardwick/Smiths 15 Swims free out of 41
St Johns Lake 12 Swims free out of 39
Manor Farm 5 Swims free out of 19
Oxlease 5 Swims free out of 37
Hunts Corner 3 Swims free out of 10


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