Horns Pool – WS15 2UW

This weeks venue is Horns Pool which is situated behind the Horns Pub at Slitting Mill (WS15 2UW). Approximately 3 miles further on from Carneys (if you are traveling from the Stafford direction that is)

Horns Inn

The track to the left hand side of the pub, takes you down to the car park by the pool.

Hopefully the wont close the roads again and we will all be able to get there.

See you all there on Sunday

 

New Inductee of “100 Club” Hall of Fame

hall of fameCongratulations to Darren Titley who is the latest angler to qualify as a member of the Red Horses’ prestigious “100 club”.

Our Hall of Fame recognizes Members who have “Done the Ton” and recorded weights of 100lb or more in a match.

Darren caught a weight of 116lb 2oz from the Willows Spring Pool Penkridge.

This is one of our venues that often produes big weights in Red Horses matches and true to form  yesterday’s match resulted in the top three anglers all weighing in over 100lb.

 

 

Horns Pool – WS15 2UW

This weeks venue is Horns Pool which is situated behind the Horns Pub at Slitting Mill (WS15 2UW). Approximately 3 miles further on from Carneys (if you are traveling from the Stafford direction that is)

Horns Inn

The track to the left hand side of the pub, takes you down to the car park by the pool.

I dropped in at the venue on Thursday (a warm sunny day) and saw countless carp basking and cruising on top.

Chatting with the bailiff he told me 112lb won Wednesdays match – mainly F1s with carp taken in the margins later on mostly caught on meat. Other methods he recommended were pellet shallow and also paste,  particularly on the deeper – siltier side of the lake, if it starts to fizz.

Hope to see you all there on Sunday

 

2017 Fishing Diary

To whet your appetite for the 2017 season here again is a list of the match venues booked; old favourites and some new ones to spice things up. We hope to see you all at Carneys on the 7th. New members are also welcome (click)

Date Venue Pool Draw
07 May 2017 Carneys Damsel 08:30
14 May 2017 Blake Hall Blake Pool 08:30
21 May 2017 (Possibly Willows) TBA 08:30
28 May 2017 Heronbrook New Canal 08:30
04 June 2017 Hanchurch Raymar 08:30
11 June 2017 Izaak Walton Top Pool 08:30
18 June 2017 Willows Spring Pool 08:30
25 June 2017 Blake Hall Capricious 08:30
02 July 2017 Adbaston Pools st20oqh 08:30
09 July 2017 Slitting Mill Horns Pool 08:30
16 July 2017 Izaak Walton Canal Pool 08:30
23 July 2017 Willows Spring Pool 08:30
30 July 2017 Blake Hall Blake Pool 08:30
06 August 2017 Izaak Walton Top Pool 08:30
13 August 2017 Hanchurch Raymar 08:30
20 August 2017 Heronbrook Island Pool 08:30
27 August 2017 Blake Hall Hall Pool 08:30
03 September 2017 Carneys Damsel 09:00
10 September 2017 Willows Spring Pool 09:00
17 September 2017 Heronbrook Meadow 09:00
24 September 2017 Carneys Damsel 09:00
01 October 2017 Izaak Walton Chebsey 09:00
08 October 2017 Blake Hall Hall Pool 09:00
15 October 2017 Willows Spring Pool 09:00
22 October 2017 Hanchurch Model Pool 09:00
29 October 2017 Carneys Damsel 09:00
05 November 2017 Blake Hall Blake Lake 09:00
12 November 2017 Blake Hall Silvers Match 09:00

 

2016 League Table

The 2016 League after 10 Matches

Angler Points
Derek Taylor 66
Adam Harborow 62
Steve Randle 62
Kev Gear 60
Trevor Gear 49
Nev Duke 42
Don Johnson 39
John Smallman 35
Alan duke 31
Darren Titley 25
Andy Willacy 18
Andy Harvey 12
Phil Lankester 9
Ken Bowers 6
Mick Benson 6
Andy Campbell 5
Brian farwell 3
Pete Escritt 3
John Dodd 0

Red Horses Record Broken

Record Breaker 3D Words Historic Best Score Results

Steve Randle broke his own record, catching the highest weight by a Red Horses Angler at the Willows, last week.

176lb 6oz of carp were caught by Steve at 9 meters fishing and feeding sweetcorn.

He fished at approximately 3/4 depth with strong rigs and elastic to tame the large fish, found at this venue.

Steve  moves to the top of the “100 Club” but with form like this and 5 more matches booked on this water this season, we may soon be talking about the “200 Club”.

Congratulations Steve.

This weeks match is on the Raymar at Hanchurch Fisheries, a venue that normally produces lots of bites coming from heavily stocked small carp & barbel. The weather forecast is for warm and settled conditions, so it should be a good day.

 

Kev Gear Does The Ton At Carneys

Congratulations to Kev Gear, who won our last match at Carneys Damsel Pool in style. Weighing in at 105lb 2oz, he is the newest member of our prestigious 100 club.

Our Hall of Fame inductees are a select group, who have all caught in excess of one hundred pound of fish in a match.hall of fameIn addition to Carneys, another venue that has produced such big weights, is this Sunday’s venue.

The Willows Spring Pool, has produced some of the  largest weights recorded by the club, so there is a good chance we could see another 100 club member next week and possibly Steve Randle’s record of 153lb 11oz being threatened.

Don’t forget special rules apply to this venue – See previous post

NB Bread is now allowed as a bait option

Willows Pools Penkridge – Rules & Directions