Solhampton, Kingfisher Pool

  June the 17th, 13 fished. A lower-than-expected turn out for this Hall Green Home Guard contest, as holidays, Father’s Day and a pretend stomach bug meant that several members had to give this one a bye. Still, with thirteen fishing it would feel like a proper contest – less than ten anglers and it’s a mere […]

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Manor Farm, Middle Pool

June the 3rd, 15 fished. A Wythall Royal British Legion contest this week, at Manor Farm Leisure, near Evesham. Today we would be fishing Middle, a largely featureless body of water of just over an acre in size. This pool is absolutely stuffed with fish; contests are regularly won with over a ton and 200lb […]

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Boddington Reservoir

May the 20th, 14 (ahem) fished A bit of a change this week, as I’ve made the decision to announce my Man of the Match at the beginning of the blog, rather than the end. My reason for doing this? Well, I wouldn’t want to present to you the illusion that this is a piece […]

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Alvechurch Fisheries, Canal Pool

May the 13th, 14 fished. A bumper bonanza blog today – and it’s give-away time – as deep-shallow reaches its first birthday. Also, a further cause for celebration is the fact that we are rapidly approaching ten thousand views – no small achievement for a thrown-together pile of fish-related nonsense. So, to commemorate this joyous […]

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Oak Pool, Ockeridge

    April the 22nd, 16 fished. A good turn out for this Hall Green Home Guard AC contest, as we ventured into deepest Worcestershire, and a new venue for most of us in Ockeridge Lakes. Today we would be fishing Oak Pool, a small, 30 peg water known for its hard-fighting carp, some of […]

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Meadowlands, Lambsdown

March the 25th, 18 fished. A good turn out today of 18 (for want of a better word) “anglers” for this, the first Wythall Royal British Legion contest of the season. Today we would be fishing the picturesque Lambsdown, a 13 acre lake renowned for its stock of hard-fighting carp and hoardes of skimmers and skimmer-bream. In […]

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