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September 2021

After the disappointment of hooking and losing a decent barbel on the last cast of the day at Fittleworth Jamie Carter fished the next day on the Coates Castle stretch of the Rother where he caught this lovely mirror carp, on meat, with his first cast.  Jamie had forgotten his scales but estimates it was comfortably over 12lb+.

Although he’s only been a member for 2 seasons Jamie says he has really enjoyed fishing the Rother and having caught his PB chub, bream, eel and river carp from there he now  just needs one of those specimen barbel.

August 2021

11 year old Holly Oxford caught this lovely mirror carp while fishing with her Dad John at Hurston Lane Fishery.

The fish which looks almost like a wood carving was caught using sweetcorn as bait during an evening session on the Match Pond.

July 2021

On a recent session at Stemps Pond Steve Shaw caught this colourful goldfish.

Steve also had one of a similar size from Cart Pond on a previous visit to Stemps Wood.

January 2021

Shaun Tanner joined the small group of anglers who have banked a twenty pound barbel when he landed this whiskered specimen from a flooded River Rother.

After initially pre-baiting with a few maggots the specimen which tipped the scales at 20lb 2oz was caught only 10 minutes after casting out, successful hookbait was a small piece of spam.

July 2020

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!

July 2020

Nick Oldrini had this personal best Crucian from Petworth Park, weighing in at 3lb 1oz

June 2020

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.

February 2020

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.

January 2020

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.

June 2019

‘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