Branston Water Park

Final - 04/09/2015

This is a large mature gravel pit of approx 29 acres. All pegs are made for the carp angler and each has their own rules. These can be found on the Burton Mutual web site. There is a good stock of Mirror and Commons, aprox 300. The biggest having been caught at 43lb 8oz. Barbed hooks only and use of leaders inc lead core is allowed.
The bay between the car park and the canal is the deepest area (16’), the depth gets shallower the further you go along the pool with there being only 3’ along the reed beds. There are islands along the middle of the pool.
There are toilets on site. The gates are locked in the evenings but we will have a key to allow people in and out. There are takeaways in the village of Branston right next door.
We are very sorry but practice sessions are not allowed on this water. Fair to everyone then.

  • Size of Lake 29 Acres (approx)
  • Type of Lake Private Fishing
  • Ticket Cost Membership Only - Burton Mutual Angling Assoc
  • Fish Stock Plenty of double figures
  • Biggest Fish 43lb 8oz
  • Features Islands, depth, shallows, reeds
  • Visit Venue Website
Branston Water Park 2019

Competitor List

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Pre Match Report

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This event is being filmed to show on BT Sport and is sponsored by carp-france.com

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We are very proud to announce Rueben Heaten will be sponsoring the British Carp Cups again for 2015. They will be supplying the scales for all the events and a very special set each for the winners of the British Carp Cup Final. Also a special set for the Ladies Carp Cup and The Mixed Carp Cup. We are extremely grateful for Andrew Race’s help.

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Jason Hingston Advanced Angling Solutions is also putting up some prizes to be announced at a later date.

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Very many thanks to Alan Blair of Nash for donating 1 set of 2 x S5R alarms and a Receiver for the angler who catched the biggest fish in the whole competition. The winner will be announced at the British Carp Cup Final.

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Once again we have 4 days/nights for 2 at Lake Chira courtesy of David and Alison Beecham Carp Fishing Gran Canaria 2016.

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Jason and Kim Webb have offered 2 wonderful prizes of a drive and survive fishing holidays on their new lake Etang Du Manoir for the week commencing Saturday 9th July – 16th July 2016 for this years winner and guest of the Ladies British Carp Cup and the Winners of the British Carp Cup.

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 3 days/nights for 2 at The Famous Wraysbury No 1 North Lake 2016. Courtesy of Jamie Gold at RK Leisure.

Lake size: North Lake: 45 acres. South Lake: 75 acres  Fish stocks: 500 Carp. Common Carp: 43+ lbs – Mirror Carp: 48+ lbs

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Skrettings have kindly given us prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Along with many other items.

1st prize are two Skretting ruck sacks with promotional items, 2nd prize two blue Skretting bags, 3rd prize two Skretting carrier bags with promotional items.

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Last but not least we have a last minute prize from Billy flowers who will put up 48 hours on myths pool for 2 people.

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Post Match Report

The horn sounded at noon on Friday and within the first hour 3 pairs had landed a fish each. By Friday night, England internationals Jamie Londors and Billy Flowers had taken a commanding lead with 3 fish putting them on just over 42lb. While 4 of the pairs had just a single fish.

We had a night of heavy rain and lower temperatures and there was no more action until Saturday morning when Daniel Holiday and Aj Collier landed one of the lakes original stock, a nice common of 21lb 12oz. The rest of the day saw Dan and Aj add a mirror of 20lb+ to their tally, while father and son pairing of Jeff and Tony Reynolds entered the fray with 3 stockies for 23lb+. The last fish of the day went to Jamie and Billy allowing them to consolidate their lead with a low double. We now had a contest on our hands.

By breakfast Sunday, Jeff and Tony had added another 3 fish, putting them in runner up spot. While Dan and Aj bought a lovely 25lb mirror to the scales, leapfrogging the rest into top spot. Jamie and Billy were still on the same weight, just 15oz behind in 3rd place.

Defending 2014 champions Phil Higgins and Simon Bury came with a late surge but could only manage 4th place.

Group shot of Champions, runners up and 3rd place (3)

Aj Collier and Daniel Holliday 21lb 12oz

Aj Collier and Daniel Holliday 21lb 12oz

Tony and Jeff Reynolds

Tony and Jeff Reynolds

Billy Flowers and Jamie Londors 245lb 14oz

Billy Flowers and Jamie Londors 245lb 14oz