Specialist Carp Fishery and Fishery Management Services
Richard Bult BSc (Hons) M.I.F.M
HBS Fisheries
Rydon
West Newton
Nr Bridgwater
Somerset
TA7 0BZ

Catch Reports

Catch reports are updated as regularly as possible.

Date Catch
16 Sep 2013 - 20:47See HBS Facebook for latest catch report reeled in a Common/Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
16 May 2013 - 15:22Marcus Manley caught a 17lb 10oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
16 May 2013 - 15:08Nick Singleton pulled a 18lb 2oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
16 May 2013 - 4:02Derek Burch caught a 24lb 2oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
15 May 2013 - 15:17Jamie Dixon landed a 15 Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
13 May 2013 - 15:20Rob Gardner landed a 19lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
12 May 2013 - 15:20Rob Gardner caught a 16lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
04 May 2013 - 15:16Jamie Dixon caught a 22lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
04 May 2013 - 15:16Steve Wingett landed a 16 Common Carp at Specimen Lake
03 May 2013 - 15:17Matt Markham pulled a 17lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
28 Apr 2013 - 15:14Matt Markham reeled in a 16lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
27 Apr 2013 - 15:11Derek Burch caught a 27lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
22 Apr 2013 - 15:11Ben Fenner pulled a 12lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
17 Apr 2013 - 15:13Rob Gardener landed a 18lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
16 Apr 2013 - 15:10Tony Lockton landed a 17lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
12 Apr 2013 - 15:09Derek Burch caught a 19lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
30 Mar 2013 - 15:07Nick Singleton caught a 16lb 9oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
13 Feb 2013 - 13:06Simon Stutt pulled a 17lb 6oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
07 Feb 2013 - 21:08Tony Lockton caught a 21lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
01 Feb 2013 - 21:07Simon Stutt reeled in a 18lb 14oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
27 Jan 2013 - 21:06Simon Stutt landed a 18lb 4oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
25 Jan 2013 - 21:05Simon Stut caught a 19lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
24 Jan 2013 - 21:04Simon Stutt landed a 17lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
08 Jan 2013 - 21:10Simon Stutt reeled in a 19lb 5oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
08 Jan 2013 - 21:08Chris Letherby pulled a 19lb 7oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
04 Jan 2013 - 21:08Josh Lloyd landed a 28lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
01 Jan 2013 - 21:07Simon Stutt pulled a 18lb 12oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
28 Dec 2012 - 21:06Steve Hill landed a 20lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
07 Dec 2012 - 21:06Josh Lloyd caught a 19lb 8oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
16 Oct 2012 - 5:04Rob Gardner caught a 9 Common Carp at Specimen Lake
16 Oct 2012 - 1:30Rob Gardner landed a 19.5lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
15 Oct 2012 - 17:15Rob Gardner reeled in a 16.5lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
15 Oct 2012 - 15:17Rob Gardner reeled in a 30lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
15 Oct 2012 - 13:20Rob Gardner reeled in a 22lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
30 Sep 2012 - 21:17Matt Markham landed a 20lb 8oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
29 Sep 2012 - 21:16Steve Hill caught a 19lb 4oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
29 Sep 2012 - 21:14Clive Welsher landed a 16lb 6oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
28 Sep 2012 - 21:13Paul Lewis pulled a 26lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
20 Sep 2012 - 21:12Derek Burch caught a 24lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
13 Sep 2012 - 8:53Matt Marhkham landed a 18lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
08 Sep 2012 - 21:29Jamie Dixon landed a 29lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
05 Sep 2012 - 2:15Derek Burch reeled in a 25lb 8oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
04 Sep 2012 - 7:55Derek Burch landed a 15lb 12oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
03 Sep 2012 - 12:15Tony Lockton landed a 14lb 8oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
02 Sep 2012 - 9:01Kye Smith reeled in a 18lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
01 Sep 2012 - 9:00Kye Smith reeled in a 29lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
01 Sep 2012 - 8:58Robert Gardner landed a 22lb 8oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
01 Sep 2012 - 8:56Jamie Dixon caught a 20lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
01 Sep 2012 - 8:52Matt Markham pulled a 20lb 5oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
18 Aug 2012 - 8:51Clive Welsher caught a 16lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
12 Aug 2012 - 8:50Kye Smith caught a 15lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
11 Aug 2012 - 8:49Kye Smith landed a 15lb 8oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
08 Aug 2012 - 18:50Derek Burch caught a 25lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
08 Aug 2012 - 18:45Kev Amos caught a 30lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake 'New Lake Record'
03 Aug 2012 - 1:10Derek Burch pulled a 17lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
01 Aug 2012 - 15:00Tony Lockton landed a 18lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
27 Jul 2012 - 20:43Stephen Hill pulled a 22lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
18 Jul 2012 - 13:42Derek Burch caught a 15lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
18 Jul 2012 - 13:15Derek Burch caught a 21lb 1oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
16 Jul 2012 - 13:03Tony Lockton reeled in a 26lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
10 Jul 2012 - 15:30Derek Burch landed a 16lb 8oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
08 Jul 2012 - 5:15Steve James caught a 15lb 12oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
08 Jul 2012 - 3:15Steve James caught a 22lb 12oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
07 Jul 2012 - 13:46Steve James landed a 15lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
03 Jul 2012 - 16:15Derek Burch landed a 18lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
02 Jul 2012 - 21:44Tony Lockton reeled in a 18lb 3oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
02 Jul 2012 - 21:00Drek Burch landed a 18lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
01 Jul 2012 - 21:44Tony Lockton landed a 18lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
30 Jun 2012 - 9:00Jamie Dixon caught a 27lb 7oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
28 Jun 2012 - 5:10Kev Amos pulled a 18lb 8oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
27 Jun 2012 - 21:00Derek Burch reeled in a 17lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
27 Jun 2012 - 19:00Derek Burch caught a 17lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
27 Jun 2012 - 12:30Derek Burch landed a 18lb 15oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
27 Jun 2012 - 5:15Kev Amos pulled a 21lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
26 Jun 2012 - 10:01Kev Amos caught a 29lb12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake from the 'oak Double' swim
14 Jun 2012 - 10:01Wayne Carr caught a 15lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
13 Jun 2012 - 6:20Tony Lockton caught a 17lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
08 Jun 2012 - 2:30Steve Hill pulled a 23lb 2oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
07 Jun 2012 - 20:55Steve Hill caught a 19lb 6oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
03 Jun 2012 - 8:14Jamie Dixon reeled in a 16lb 8oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
02 Jun 2012 - 20:45Steve Wingett caught a 19lb 6oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
31 May 2012 - 23:58Marcus Manley caught a 19lb 14oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
31 May 2012 - 16:45Derek Burch caught a 16lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
31 May 2012 - 8:00Derek Burch pulled a 18lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
27 May 2012 - 6:15Steve Wingett caught a 16lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
27 May 2012 - 6:10Jamie Dixon reeled in a 16lb 8oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
21 May 2012 - 20:30Tony Lockton landed a 16lb 8oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
19 May 2012 - 5:05Jamie Dixon from Taunton pulled a 28lb 4oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake new lake record
17 May 2012 - 9:18Tony Lockton pulled a 15lb 8oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
16 May 2012 - 10:00Tony Lockton landed a 16lb 8oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
15 May 2012 - 20:30Tony Lockton pulled a 16lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
12 May 2012 - 13:30Steve Wingett caught a 26lb 6oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
12 May 2012 - 6:45Steve Wingett caught a 26lb 6oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
10 May 2012 - 13:29Tony Lockton landed a 19lb 14oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
06 May 2012 - 13:28Steve Wingett caught a 20lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
06 May 2012 - 13:28Steve James caught a 20lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
06 May 2012 - 13:26Steve Wingett caught a 21lb 8oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
04 May 2012 - 13:26Kev Amos pulled a 17lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
03 May 2012 - 8:11Jamie Dixon reeled in a 16lb 8oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
01 May 2012 - 6:00Derek Burch pulled a 19lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
28 Apr 2012 - 21:31Matt Markham landed a 19lb 6oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
28 Apr 2012 - 21:30Matt Markham landed a 15lb 4oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
18 Apr 2012 - 15:25Derek Burch reeled in a 20lb 11oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake fishing from the plateau
14 Apr 2012 - 19:51Steve Wingett pulled a 16lb 70z Common Carp at Specimen Lake
14 Apr 2012 - 7:20Jamie Dixon pulled a 20lb 4oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
13 Apr 2012 - 12:00Matt Markham landed a 16lb 7oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
13 Apr 2012 - 0:10Matt Markham landed a 26.lb 8oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
07 Apr 2012 - 20:59Matt Markham pulled a 27lb 7oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake using a method feeder
31 Mar 2012 - 20:22Marcus Manley reeled in a 26lb 8oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake from "The Point"
31 Mar 2012 - 20:20Derek Burch from Taunton landed a 19lb 1oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake from "The Overhang"
30 Mar 2012 - 20:19Derek Burch from Taunton pulled a 16lb 14oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake from "The Overhang"
07 Jan 2012 - 8:24Sean Kibbler pulled a 20lb 8oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
29 Dec 2011 - 20:52Kev Amos pulled a 18lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
29 Dec 2011 - 20:51Kev Amos landed a 17lb 12oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
28 Dec 2011 - 20:51Kev Amos landed a 16.5lbs Common Carp at Specimen Lake
28 Dec 2011 - 20:43Kev Amos pulled a 25lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
28 Dec 2011 - 20:42Derek Burch pulled a 27lb 14oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake A new lake record and personal best for Derek
26 Dec 2011 - 20:50Kev Amos reeled in a 16lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
18 Oct 2011 - 19:15Tony Lockton landed a 20lb 10oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
12 Oct 2011 - 11:45Kev Amos pulled a 17.5lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
12 Oct 2011 - 6:30Kev Amos reeled in a 13.25lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
10 Oct 2011 - 18:30Kev Amos caught a 17lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
10 Oct 2011 - 14:10Kev Amos caught a 20lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
09 Sep 2011 - 20:54Tony LOckton pulled a 16.6lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
03 Sep 2011 - 20:53Marcus Manley pulled a 15lb 8oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
01 Sep 2011 - 20:52Marcus Manley pulled a 16lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
21 Aug 2011 - 20:52Steve Wingett pulled a 15lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
03 Aug 2011 - 20:18Tony Lockton reeled in a 21lbs 4oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
02 Aug 2011 - 20:17Tony Lockton pulled a 19lbs Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
28 Jul 2011 - 20:16Derek Burch landed a 17lb 10oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
22 Jul 2011 - 20:15Derek Burch caught a 20lb 10oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
22 Jul 2011 - 20:15Derek Burch caught a 17lb 2oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
17 Jul 2011 - 20:14Steve Wingett reeled in a 16.8lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
17 Jul 2011 - 20:13Ryann landed a 15.3lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
16 Jul 2011 - 20:12Sean Kibbler landed a 13.9lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
10 Jul 2011 - 21:00Tony Lockton reeled in a 22 Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake caught off the surface
28 Jun 2011 - 11:16Derek Burch pulled a 16lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
22 Jun 2011 - 11:16Derek Burch reeled in a 20lb 4oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
21 Jun 2011 - 11:15Marcus Manley reeled in a 14lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
21 Jun 2011 - 11:14Tony Lockton caught a 17lb 8oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
21 Jun 2011 - 11:14Derek Burch pulled a 21lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
20 Jun 2011 - 11:13Tony Lockton reeled in a 14lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
15 Jun 2011 - 11:13Tony Lockton reeled in a 16lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
15 Jun 2011 - 11:12Tony Lockton pulled a 18lb 4oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
14 Jun 2011 - 11:11Tony Lockton caught a 12lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
13 Jun 2011 - 11:11Derek Burch reeled in a 19lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
13 Jun 2011 - 11:10Tony Lockton reeled in a 16lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
09 Jun 2011 - 11:10Craig Hawkes pulled a 13lb 10oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
09 Jun 2011 - 11:08Craig Hawkes reeled in a 13lb 8oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
09 Jun 2011 - 11:08Craig Hawkes reeled in a 15lb 10oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
08 Jun 2011 - 11:09Craig Hawkes landed a 20lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
03 Jun 2011 - 20:51Derek Burch landed a 16lb 4oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
02 Jun 2011 - 11:07Derek Burch pulled a 16lb 2oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
01 Jun 2011 - 11:06Derek Burch caught a 14lb 2oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
31 May 2011 - 11:06Tony Lockton caught a 15lb 8oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
24 May 2011 - 11:05Derek Burch reeled in a 19lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
24 May 2011 - 10:28Derek Burch landed a 17lb 8oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
23 May 2011 - 11:03Derek Burch landed a 20lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
23 May 2011 - 11:02Derek Burch pulled a 15lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
23 May 2011 - 10:28Derek Burch landed a 17lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
22 May 2011 - 10:27Derek Burch caught a 12lb 8oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
22 May 2011 - 10:14Derek Burch caught a 15lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
22 May 2011 - 10:13Tony Lockton reeled in a 15lb Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
20 May 2011 - 10:12Luke Nettleford caught a 20lb 2oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
19 May 2011 - 10:10Ryann Raven landed a 16lb 11oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
14 May 2011 - 10:09Tony Lockton reeled in a 18lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
13 May 2011 - 10:05Tony Lockton landed a 14lb 8oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
13 May 2011 - 10:04Tony Lockton landed a 18lb Common Carp at Specimen Lake
02 May 2011 - 18:05Ryan Raven caught a 21.5lbs Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
02 May 2011 - 10:03Tony Lockton caught a 14lb 12oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
30 Apr 2011 - 18:06Derek Burch pulled a 20lbs 2oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
24 Apr 2011 - 18:03Luke Nettlefold reeled in a 23lbs 8oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
23 Apr 2011 - 18:02Lance Edwards pulled a 16lbs 7oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake
13 Apr 2011 - 9:11Derek Burch landed a upto 23lb 4oz Common/Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake has had seven fish to 23lb 4oz using biat from Mark Mckenna from baitcraft
09 Apr 2011 - 6:05Derek Burch landed a 23lb 2oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake once again Derek has another stunning twenty plus mirror
08 Apr 2011 - 14:40Dereck Burch caught a 16lb 20z Common Carp at Specimen Lake using ledgered bollies
03 Apr 2011 - 6:05Marcus Manley pulled a 14lb 6oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake
02 Apr 2011 - 8:40Tony Lockton landed a 18lb 40z Common Carp at Specimen Lake
01 Apr 2011 - 8:10Tony Lockton pulled a 22lb 4oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake from the 'bars' using ledgered bollie
30 Mar 2011 - 19:31Tony Lockton caught a 20lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake Caught from the bars using bollie
30 Mar 2011 - 18:30Derek Burch reeled in a 19lb 13oz Common Carp at Specimen Lake from the plateau using homade bollies
21 Mar 2011 - 21:13Colin Wade landed a 21lb 15oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake This fish was caught using a method feeder during a day session the willow double
17 Mar 2011 - 8:47Derek Burch pulled a 18lb & 20lb Common/Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake using homemade bollies from the overhang
17 Mar 2011 - 7:15Marcus Manley caught a 19lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake Caught from the plateau using homade bollies
17 Mar 2011 - 5:05Derek Burch caught a 22lb 12oz Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake Once again Derek has been catching well from the plateau using homemade bollies
09 Mar 2011 - 8:40Derek Burch from Taunton reeled in a 21.5lb and 16lb Common/Mirror Carp at Specimen Lake Using homemade bollies from the 'Overhang'. Both fish where caught within 5 minutes of each other duing a sudden feeding spree.