Q6 Willows Lake

Eliminator - 11/05/2018

Willows lake (old match lake)  The venue is now called Albans Lakes but the match is still on Willows Lake.
The lake is approximately 22 acres in size with depths ranging between 3ft and 12ft, but we will be using half this lake. Willows is the carp runs water of the venue with a stock of 7,000 plus carp between 3lb and 30lb plus with an average size of around 15lb.
There are many features on this lake including an island, margins, gravel bars, silt spots and deep channels. The lake has been known to do big weights of carp over 48hr sessions of up to 700lb plus.
There is an onsite tackle shop and Cafe/Burger bar serving hot food and drinks during opening hours. If you would like food delivering to your peg there is a small charge of £1.00 that goes towards the ‘www.carping4charity.com’
Toilets are open 24 hours, 7 days a week with running water. These are cleaned and inspected every day. Drinking water is available from the tap outside. There is also a new toilet block on the Farm Lake. Post Code, AL4 0RY

  • Size of Lake 22 acres
  • Type of Lake Day ticket
  • Ticket Cost £20 per 24 hours
  • Fish Stock Large stock with 20lbs and 30lbs+
  • Biggest Fish 30lb+
  • Features Island, margins, gravel bars, bays and silt beds.
  • Telephone 07921 766581
  • Visit Venue Website
Albans Lakes 2018

Competitor List

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Pre Match Report

Post Match Report

Another good event for the second week running on this popular ever present water in our BCC competitions. Our reigning champions, Richie Collins and Kevin Locke took victory with 435lb 12oz. Runners up were Richard Blackwell and Luke Boughen on 166lb 11oz. In 3rd place Kevin Grout and Natalie Quint finished on 131lb 3oz. Those three pairs go into the new look final at Barston in early October.

Father and son duo, Robert and Valentin Tutu were pushing hard in 4th with 108lb 7oz. England international, Neil Rivers fishing on his own as partner, Chris Holmes had other commitments was 5th on 73lb 5oz. 6th were Nash pairing, Jack Meyer and Lewis Swift.7th was Junior Carp Champs owner Neil Richards and partner Jamie Standbridge. Last but not least were Thomas Bottyan and Steve Steierlein.

It was a fantastic weight for the winners but 2nd, 3rd and 4th places all brought over a ton plus to the scales making a total  in excess of 1,000lb Every pair caught fish and it was pretty good weather with the exception of the rain on Saturday, which the fish didn’t seem to mind.

Robert Tutu – Valentin Tutu

Neil Rivers

Neil Richards – Jamie Standbridge

Natalie Quint – Kevin Grout

Luke Boughen – Richard Blackwell

Lewis Swift – Jack Meyer

Richie Collins 17lb – Kevin Locke 16lb 8oz with Amanda Curtis

Qualifiers L-R Richard Blackwell, Luke Boughen, Richie Collins, Kevin Locke, Natalie Quint and Kevin Grout