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razorx

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Anyone fished Cuttle Mill lately on the Long pool and do you know which baits are doing well there for the carp??

cheers

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might help....

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fished last year and then again this year, LONG POOL truthfully i was not happy with the state of the carp i caught not in size but heath , that was last year , previously i used to fish it when u had to run for a peg , well i took my son last year and we caught a few carp from top of the pool in the bay , but said carp had cotton fungi and big sores on their bodies , did not want to get them out of net, cheek of it they ask u 2 dip nets on way in , any way left it a year and went back 2 months ago thinking its would be sorted as they have close season , but caught carp and roach with same problem and also the roach started bleeding every where when it came out of water , something is not right , and you can see that from punters on the bank , so anyone know different ?

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i went and fished it the other day and the fish have still got lumps and sores coming out of them... only had about 10 fish.. carp and roach... i was dissapointed aswell

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glad too see that i am not the only one not happy , but you say something to owners and they blank u or fob u off , place has gone down , all money again as the rest

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I am sorry you did not enjoy your visit to Cuttle Mill long. I do feel I have to reply to your comments.

Cuttle Mill takes fish care and fish health very seriously and can report we have nothing wrong with any of our species in either lake. You have not brought this to my attention whilst you were here, I would have remebered!

Fish catches have been very good this year and I'm sorry to the young lad who did not catch many, but sometimes thats fishing. I would say that this year we have had 5 spawnings with the weather this year and this can take it toll on how the fish appear around this time of year. Its natural. On occasion someone will mention if they catch a poorly fish, I then monitor any catches to see if something needs adressing. I would ask people t be carfull when making these posts as they can be damaging as I do not feel it is reflective of the quality of the fishing.

I will not be entering into responses, as I do not feel it would be beneficial.

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I am sorry you did not enjoy your visit to Cuttle Mill long. I do feel I have to reply to your comments.

Cuttle Mill takes fish care and fish health very seriously and can report we have nothing wrong with any of our species in either lake. You have not brought this to my attention whilst you were here, I would have remebered!

Fish catches have been very good this year and I'm sorry to the young lad who did not catch many, but sometimes thats fishing. I would say that this year we have had 5 spawnings with the weather this year and this can take it toll on how the fish appear around this time of year. Its natural. On occasion someone will mention if they catch a poorly fish, I then monitor any catches to see if something needs adressing. I would ask people t be carfull when making these posts as they can be damaging as I do not feel it is reflective of the quality of the fishing.

I will not be entering into responses, as I do not feel it would be beneficial.

Ian Higgins
Cuttle Mill Fishery


you can ask people

't be carfull when making these posts as they can be damaging as I do not feel it is reflective of the quality of the fishing.'

BUT... they are entitled to express their experiences based on fact

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I've never fished Cuttle Mill and from what i've read i don't want to . Thats my opinion. If i don't know about a place , i say no to it. Theres lots of places to fish where the carp arn't scabby whatever the reason .
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Ive been quite alot years ago when i was younger and it was a top class fishery, i couldnt get enough of the place. The fish in the carp lake seem to look ok here http://uk.youtube.co...h?v=OFg-WTZR-Qg and thats in april 2008. Look at the size of the roach there :shock:

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Guys

I totally agree with Ian, the fish in some of the lakes i have seen this year including my own have had a hard run this year, and even to the point of death, lots of named fish have come to harm this year too.

There is nothing a owner can do to prevent this, all they hope is the spawning will bring off a new era of carp, to replace the ones lost.

With all the problems everyone is having with the credit crunch, and i would expect places like Cuttle Mill are just keeping there heads above water at the moment, we are all allowed to have a opinion, that's what this forum is all about, but to knock one place as Ian say's "Can be Damaging to business", and we certainly don't want to lose fisheries like Cuttle Mill.
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Guys

I totally agree with Ian, the fish in some of the lakes i have seen this year including my own have had a hard run this year, and even to the point of death, lots of named fish have come to harm this year too.

There is nothing a owner can do to prevent this, all they hope is the spawning will bring off a new era of carp, to replace the ones lost.

With all the problems everyone is having with the credit crunch, and i would expect places like Cuttle Mill are just keeping there heads above water at the moment, we are all allowed to have a opinion, that's what this forum is all about, but to knock one place as Ian say's "Can be Damaging to business", and we certainly don't want to lose fisheries like Cuttle Mill.

Makins to the best of our knowledge with 18 lakes and no scabby fish has been sold off , Commercial fisheries generally have silly stocking levels ,no or low predator levels ,stupid rules like no surface fishing, fish harming rules like barbless hooks maybe if some of them go to the wall the customer will get a better deal they have had it too good too easy for too long.
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im off to cuttle mill tomorrow,

the lads there seem sound and always offer advise if asked for,

ill report back tomorrow

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I love Cuttle Mill and ive never even caught from there either in about 3 visits but like Ian says, thats fishing. Its a very well run fishery and a beautiful place to spend the day. I know a lot of people moan about the drawing of swims but the Mill can get very busy and this drawing of swims ensures everyone has a chance to get into the favoured pegs..... as long as you get to the gate early enough. Ive met a few of the regular anglers and they all seem a top bunch, very friendly and helpful and the all day breakfast from the cafe is just to die for.

I would definately recommend it :D

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I used to fish Cuttle Mill about 18 years ago, problem is that it removes one of the most important skills in Carp Fishing. Swim selection/Watercraft.

Thats why I wouldnt fish there again. Its a nice fishery though, people know what they're getting and if people are happy with that then thats good.

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Guys

I totally agree with Ian, the fish in some of the lakes i have seen this year including my own have had a hard run this year, and even to the point of death, lots of named fish have come to harm this year too.

There is nothing a owner can do to prevent this, all they hope is the spawning will bring off a new era of carp, to replace the ones lost.

With all the problems everyone is having with the credit crunch, and i would expect places like Cuttle Mill are just keeping there heads above water at the moment, we are all allowed to have a opinion, that's what this forum is all about, but to knock one place as Ian say's "Can be Damaging to business", and we certainly don't want to lose fisheries like Cuttle Mill.

Makins to the best of our knowledge with 18 lakes and no scabby fish has been sold off , Commercial fisheries generally have silly stocking levels ,no or low predator levels ,stupid rules like no surface fishing, fish harming rules like barbless hooks maybe if some of them go to the wall the customer will get a better deal they have had it too good too easy for too long.


Makins puddles in the ground lol. You wont get a nicer looking lakes than cuttle mill round here.

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i said that the fish that myfriends and myself caught , had sores and fungi , and i apologise as i now this is damaging to a business , but why should i not inform other anglers on the condition of the fish as i payed good money i earnt to fish it , i wouldnt purchase a sandwich if it was mouldy , and if i run a fishery i would check the condition myself or at least walk the lake , i can only speak about the long pool as i havent fished the main carp lake , but i still feel that the pool is not as it used to be the place was a fishing mecca , now you have been enlightend with some facts on your fish i hope steps are taken to rectify this for the fishes sake and your business allthe best i hope to take my youngest son there when the time is right , daz

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You cannot compare a product you buy as new from a shop, to catching old Carp in a lake, nor is a forum a place to raise the issue of poor quality of fish.

If a owner / baliff is not willing to take a note of your comments verbally, then put pen to paper and keep it in house until a satisfatory outcome is reach, don't just broadcast it worldwide.

Anti fishing / hunting protesters jump at the chance for ammo to support their cause against fishing, don't help them on the way.

Another question to ask, are we slightly to blame for fish quality !!!!

Do we completely disinfect all our tackle, before fishing another venue !!!!
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it would be very time costly to dinfect all of our stuff


You have to dip all nets and weigh slings before you fish Cuttle Mill. They have been practicing that for years.

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my next door neighbour had a 31 from there 2 days ago and it was a cracking fish

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Hey,

Fished it before and would again, Loved the place. As for taking the skill out of Carp fishing Aka Watercraft and location, If there was no draw for the pegs you still would not be able to find the fish and get onto them as there would be folks in them 24/7:)


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