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Away Day at Peatling "Lake C"

 Fourteen members fished an Away Day Match arranged for Peatling Fisheries "Lake C". It was a fine spring day and it felt good to feel a bit of warm sun after the recent bitter cold weather.

Geoff Harper took the honours on the day, drawn on the fancied peg 12 Geoff made no mistake and was catching from the off. Fishing the feeder over toward the island trees he catching F1Carp at virtually one a chuck! Added to a bonus Mirror at around 8lb or so and a few barbel on the Pole Geoff put 76lb on the scales to gain the win.

The runner-up spot went to next peg, 10, Steve Beckhurst. Steve elected for a more Pole based approach and after a slowish first couple of hours on the Long Pole in the deeper water a switch to a line closer in proved to be a good move. A run of good sized Barbel came in the next couple of hours to give him a weight of 52lb 4oz and second place. Malc Spring made a welcome return after a recent illness and celebrated with 42lb 10oz from peg 18 to take third place .

Paul Cooke took Section 1 with 45lb 3oz from peg 7, with Section 2 going to Jason Farmery on peg 13 with 42lb.

 

Kilworth Sticks Access

 Our Water Officer, Terry Branston, has asked me to inform members that our gate at Kilworth is now open as normal.

Members should now cease to use the Main Gate which acted as a temporary access.

Many thanks to all members for their co-operation whilst the works were taking place.

 

Close Season

 As most will already know we are now in the River Fishing Close Season. We only have one river venue on our books at present, the River Soar at Flash Farm. However this is not the only venue affected. Any River venues on the AMAL Book which you will have received with your Broome Membership Book are also closed for fishing.

The River's are closed for fishing until 16th June 2018.

 

Away Day at Shearsby

 Shearsby Fisheries, formally known as CJs, was the chosen venue for last weeks Away Day match. It was very hard fishing on what is usually a very productive, Willow lake. Because of the weather many of the pegs were a bit of a muddy quagmire.

Den Porter came out on top of the twelve starters with 22lb from peg 26, and just 11lb 11oz was enough for Mike Tyrer to secure the runner-up spot from peg 22. Keith Macfarlane coming in third from peg 10 with 10lb 2oz.

Section 1 was taken by Paul Cooke with 7lb from peg 4 Steve Roberts winning Section 2 from peg 16 with 8lb 14oz.

 

Away Day at Peatling Lake "A"

 There were ten anglers who turned up for the latest Broome Away day last Sunday. Lake "A", or Boat lake, was the venue on a cold winters morning. Paul Edwards continued his recent good form with anther win. Drawn on fancied peg 28 Paul put 37lb 2oz on the scales to take the top prize.

Match Secretary Keith Macfarlane took the runner-up spot. Drawing on peg 6, Keith netted a total of 22lb 6oz to end his poor run with a welcome second place.

Den Porter took Section 1 with 11lb 10oz from peg 10, with Geoff Harper, on peg 35, winning Section 2 with 20lb 5oz.

 

Temporary Access at Kilworth

Terry Branston has asked me to inform all members that due to contract work at Kilworth Sticks Fishery our access gate cannot be used. It has been locked by the Farmer.

As a temporary measure could all members wishing to fish at Kilworth please use the main entrance. Drive between the buildings and the weigh-bridge. DO NOT DRIVE OVER THE WEIGH-BRIDGE. The Broome A.S. padlock is on the double gate at the end of the works carpark.

The same number and rules apply, the gate MUST be locked after you have entered or exited.

We will inform Members, on the website, once the works have been completed.

Many thanks for your co-operation.

 

Carp in Smiggies

We would like members to know that 30, 3lb carp have been stocked in Smiggies Lake. This has been done to try to help the water get a bit more natural colour and to, hopefully stir the Silver fish up a bit and get them feeding. Also the carp will eat the Crayfish eggs, and help to keep the numbers lower. We have only stocked the 30 as we want to see how things progress.

They are there for anglers to fish for but they must be returned to Smiggies. Please don't think that these fish have escaped from another lake or been put in by someone breaking club rules. They are there intentionally.

 
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