Blackthorn Fishery

Tel: 07779 127796

The Fish Blackthorn Fishery

The lake is home to 108 stunning 'hand picked' VS fisheries strain  up to 34lb 15oz. 

Blackthorn is not a heavily stocked "runs water", its primarily a specimen venue for the experienced carp angler.  If you are new to carp fishing catching here would not be impossible- but would be very challenging.

The biggest fish in the lake is a stunning mirror stocked in Dec 2014 at 32lb 8oz which was caught in April 2015 at 34lb 15, we are hoping this mirror will be 35lb+ in 2015.  By spring 2015 4 fish broke the 30lb barrier, 64 fish broken the 20lb+ barrier (14 of these were 25lb+).  In 2015 we are hoping for at least another 5 30lb fish and for 80% of our stock to be 20lb+.

Charlie Hughes stocking Blackthorn Fishery

The first stocking took place in February 2011 with carp of up to 24lb. All have true British heritage, being born and bred in the UK by Viv Shears and Simon Scott of VS Fisheries. The 'sovereign' strain at Blackthorn are a combination of Suttons, Leneys and Dink Crosses.
Link to VS Fisheries

The fish are simply stunning! The selection of Mirrors offers something for everyone, including leathers, fully scaled and even a few very special Linears and Zip Linears. Blackthorn also has a first-class head of fantastic looking Commons, which have impressive body shape and fight like crazy!