Caught just before the park was temporarily closed to angling. Ron Good just topped Nick Oldrini’s Crucian with a new PB of 3lb 4oz, just an ounce short of the club record and guess who confirmed the weight – yes, it was Nick!
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A very happy looking John Boakes pictured with the beautiful condition 16lb common carp he caught from peg one on Stemps Pond.
John tempted the fish with a dog biscuit during a recent evening session.
Chris Hayes landed this cracking 19lb pike from one our stretches of the Rother during an afternoon session.
Chris has spent a while trying to find the big girl swims so was well pleased with his catch.
Rod Fowler is pictured with the fish he landed in two consecutive sessions.
In this picture the cracking Rother chub weighed in at 5lb 6oz.
On the previous occasion Rod caught the chub it weighed 5lb 9oz.
‘Hairy Biker’ Steve Warner had this fine 3lb 3oz crucian carp amongst a bag of bream caught whilst waggler fishing at Petworth Park Lake.
The specimen follows hot on the heels of a new club record crucian of 3lb 5oz caught recently by Gordon Bolton which was also landed at Petworth Park Lake
Club Treasurer Martin Cornish braved 50mph winds at the tail end of the river season in pursuit of his favourite quarry, Rother barbel.
The season could not have ended better because Martin was rewarded with a new PB fish of 15lb 11oz.
How’s this for your very first barbel?
The 13lb 12oz Rother specimen was landed after Ray Andrews received some expert advice on swim choice and tactics from club bailiff Nelson Keet.
Brian Hooper had a memorable night session on our stretch of the Arun at Watersfield where he bagged a brace of double figure barbel. Brian is pictured with the largest of the two barbel at 15lb 6oz, the other one weighed 10lb 3oz.
To top the session off Brian also managed one of the big roach the Arun is famous for.
Brian Hooper landed this superb PB 2lb 9oz Arun roach from our stretch at Watersfield during a memorable night session.
Doubling his previous best the specimen took a 12mm boilie fished in conjuction with a groundbait feeder. The fish was super healthy, and bolted back into the depths when Brian released it.