Bag’em Larford Classic 2016 / 2017

Bag’em Larford Classic is coming to Severn Sports & Leisure May 2017 for another quality match competition.


The current qualifiers for the competition are –

NameQualify Date
John Newton (Smith’s Tackle)04/09/2016
Harry Harris (Larford)04/09/2016
Neil Colcombe (Larford)11/09/2016
Matty Dawes (Drennan North West)17/09/2016
Neil McKinnon (Preston)17/09/2016
Mick Bull (Frenzee)18/09/2016
Max G (PR Floats)18/09/2016
Sam Brown (Maver)24/09/2016
Adam Sharman (Larford)25/09/2016
Adam Jones (Larford)01/10/2016
Simon Harris ( Rod & Gun)08/10/2016
Ian Wood (Larford)02/10/2016
Danny Baker (Tredegar AC)11/09/2016
Paul Cook (Frenzee)10/09/2016
Warren Jennings (Larford)09/10/2016
Martin Harrell ( Larford)09/10/2016
Scott Poynton (Old Ghost)09/10/2016
Luke Webster (PR Floats)15/10/2016
Phil Briscoe (Larford)16/10/2016
Andy Crocker16/10/2016
Chris Cameron ( Middy Old Ghost)22/10/2016
Ray Lamb (Larford)29/10/2016
Matt Marshall30/10/2016
Mark Smith30/10/2016
Rob Wiltshire (Cwmbran Nobblers)06/11/2016
Przemek Solski23/10/2016
Fran O’reilly ( Bagem Baits, Rays Tackle)23/10/2016
Shaun McCarthy23/10/2016
Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League/Old Ghost)12/11/2016
Dave Powell (Larford)13/11/2016
Bernard Ball (Carp Cruncher)27/11/2016
Paul Law04/12/2016
Richard Clement11/12/2016
Grant Albutt28/12/2016
Pete Black28/12/2016
Richie Hull (Garbolino)08/01/2017
Martin Eddis01/01/2017
Ray smith01/01/2017
Richard Lawson15/01/2017
Allan Sutton15/01/2017
Matt Blackmore (Garbolino/Dynamite Baits)15/01/2017
Chris Bove15/01/2017
Garry Watling15/01/2017
Dave Crandon20/01/2017
Chris Shepherd29/01/2017
Chris Senter (Shakespeare)21/01/2017
Paul Williams (ABC)04/02/2017
Jamie Harrison (Matrix)05/02/2017
Ray Cossins11/02/2017
Paul Bucknall (Little Dawley)12/02/2017
Peter Jones (Colmie)18/02/2017
Brian Jones (ABC Baits)19/02/2017
Garry Donachie (Colmic)25/02/2017
Geraint Powell26/02/2017
J Turner26/02/2017
Jack O'Sullivan (Oakengates A/C)05/03/2017
Mark Skidmore05/03/2017
Paul Edwards08/03/2017
Brian Cochrane11/03/2017
Paul Robinson12/03/2017
Rich Weaver (Tubertini)19/03/2017
Rory Bleese15/03/2017
Mark Jones26/03/2017
Carl Brooks25/03/2017
Stuart Holmewood22/03/2017
Gavin Platt (St Antony's)01/04/2017
Richard Jones02/04/2017
Tony Miessner29/03/2017
Glen Buttler (Drennan)08/04/2017
Neil Morgan15/04/2017
Jason Davies16/04/2017
Stuart Almond16/04/2017
Steve Partington16/04/2017
Spud Murphy17/04/2017
Mark Jones17/04/2017
Mal Jefferies17/04/2017
Mark Hawthorne (HT Angling)22/04/2017
Phil Bishop (Maver Harescombe)23/04/2017
Jack Cook12/03/2017
Tracey Holland12/03/2017
Tex Anstice12/03/2017


To qualify for the competition, join the Bag’em Larford Classic qualifiers match to pit your angling skills against top anglers who are hoping to get into the final.



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Colmic / Bag’em Larford Lakes Classic Qualifier| Sunday 15th October 2017

28 anglers fished today, conditions were bright with a stiff breeze.   Winner today was Paul Cook (Frenzee) who drew peg 25 on the burr bank. Paul fished the method & long pole with hard pellet to weigh a total of 122-15-00   2nd on the day was Gavin Wright who drew peg 70 on the challet bank weighing 84-01-00 […]

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Bag’em Larford Classic Final 30th April & 1st May 2017

80 anglers booked on for this popular final. Weather conditions were far from perfect with a very heavy wind on day one and heavy showers on day 2. The conditions left the fishery fishing under par and weights were lower than normal. That being said, multiple 100lbs weights were recorded.   Day 1 Results Day 2 Results Overall winners of […]

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Last Bag’em Larford Classic Qualifier 23rd April 2017

28 Anglers fished the last Bag’em Larford Classic Qualifier of the season on the Specimen Lake. Conditions were a sunny 16C   1st was Chris Senter (Bag’em Larford) with a great weight of 196-06-00. Chris weighed in carp of an average weight of 15lbs, he’s caught early on pellet waggler and later down his edge, from peg 24 specimen burr. […]

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Bag’em Larford Classic Qualifier 22nd April 2017

  The qualifier was fished on the Match Lake in warm & sunny conditions.   1st on the day with a brilliant weight of 156-12-00 was Mark Hawthorne (HT Angling). Mark was on peg 42 on the Match Burr catching on long pole and pellet and down his edge winning himself a place in the Classic final in May.   […]

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Bag’em Larford Classic Qualifier 17th April 2017

14 anglers fished the bank holiday Monday open on the Specimen Lake and it was Brian Clark (Vespe) who won the day with 129-03-00 mainly to the method feeder.   2nd placed Jack O’Sullivan caught quality carp on method feeder to weigh 126-06-00 from peg 8   3rd on the day was Andy Neal (Bait Tec Milo) weighing in 85-04-00 […]

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Bag’em Larford Classic Qualifier 16th April 2017

The qualifier saw 15 anglers fishing the Area Lake in cold conditions with a strong wind, making presentation very difficult.   1st Gavin Platt (St Anthonys) weighing in 65-01-00 from peg 25 on maggot & ground bait down his edge.   2nd Jason Davis (N&J Transport) on peg 13 with a weight of 51-02-00, pellet wagg down edge.   3rd […]

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Bag’em Larford Classic Qualifier 9th April 2017

  Today 25 angler fished the Match Lake for the classic qualifier.   Winner today was Aidan Mansfeld (MAP Bait Tec) who drew peg 37. Adian caught shallow with meat and down edges with corn to weigh 120-10-00.   2nd on the day was Glen Buttler (Drennan) who drew peg 42. Glen fished Method and pole short with meat & […]

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Bag’em Larford Classic Qualifier 1st April 2017

  27 Anglers fished the Bag’em Larford Classic Qualifier on the Match Lake in sunny & breezy conditions.   1st placed Harry Harris (Bag’em Larford) drew peg 17 with a weight of 51-14-00. Harry caught on short pole and method   2nd placed Gavin Platt (St Antony’s)  Gavin was on peg 37, Match burr, weighing in 45-15-00 and qualifed for the […]

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Bag’em Larford Classic Qualifier 25th March 2017

15 Anglers fished the Bag’em Larford Classic Qualifier on the Match Lake.   1st placed Brian Clark drew peg 12 and weighed in 50-07-00 from Method & down his edge.   2nd placed Brian Cochrane ( Reddital) drew peg 28, landing 48-06-00, fishing Method & down his edge.   3rd placed Brian Jones drew peg 48, catching 45-04-00 fishing bomb & […]

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Bag’em Larford Classic Qualifier 12th March 2017

    30 anglers fished the Specimen Lake today for the Bag’em Larford Classic qualifier in mild conditions.   1st Neil Colcombe (Bag’em Larford) landing 218-13-00 from peg 6. Neil fished down his edges on dead reds & groundbait   2nd on the day was Paul Robinson from peg 74 landing 114-12-00 Paul fished long pole & down his margin […]

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Bag’em Larford Classic Qualifier 11th March 2017

    30 anglers fished the Match Lake for the latest qualifier in mild & overcast conditions.   1st Chris Shepherd ( Pontypandy) Peg 52 117-04-00. Chris caught carp up to 10lb on bomb & pellet.   2nd Neil Colcombe (Bag’em Larford) Peg 35 with a weight of 94-14-00.   3rd was Chris Cameron (Middy / Old Ghost) from Peg […]

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Bag’em Larford Classic Qualifier 4th March 2017

    33 anglers fished today in cold windy weather with showers.   1st Neil Colcombe (Bag’em Larford) drew peg 48 on Match Lake burr. Neil weighed in 75-06-00 from pole long with expander.   2nd Jack O’Sullivan (Oakengates A/C) from peg 13 Match Lake grass with a weigh of 53-14-00 on bomb and pellet.   3rd Paul Edwards (Bag’em Larford) with […]


Bag’em Larford Classic Qualifer Saturday 25th February 2017

    31 anglers fished today in wet, windy and cold conditions on the Match Lake with the top 6 catching over 500lbs!!   1st Gary Donachie (Colmic) with a winning weight of 121-03-00 all carp upto 10lbs. Catching on top4 catching down his edge from peg 48   2nd Jack O’Sullivan (Oakengates A/C) from peg 37 match burr weighing […]


Larford Classic Qualifier Saturday 18th February 2017

    18 anglers fished the Match Lake in cold conditions and breezy 6C conditions today.       1st on the day from peg 28 on the Match grass was Peter Jones (Colmic) who caught 79-01-00 all carp upto 11lbs catching on method feeder down his edge.   2nd was Phil Reynolds (PR Floats, Marukyu & Colmic) on peg 35 […]

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Larford Classic Qualifier Sunday 12th February 2017

    30 anglers fished the Specimen Lake in freezing cold conditions and a strong easterly breeze made for difficult fishing.       Winner on the day was Jamie Harrison (Matrix Bait Tec) who drew peg 20 on the burr bank. Jamie fished method long landing a superb 23lb common carp plus a smaller one plus some bream weighing 35-08-00. […]

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Larford Classic Qualifier Sunday 5th February 2017

    28 anglers fished the Specimen in freezing cold conditions and another keen frost made for difficult conditions. That being said, a tremendous weight won the day.     Grant Albutt (Drennan) won the match with a massive 226-01-00 of quality carp from peg 78 on the Chalet bank. Grant caught all his fish on the pole, fishing corn over […]

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Larford Classic Qualifier Saturday 4th February 2017

    26 anglers fished in very cold conditions with a keen early frost made bites difficult. That being said, silver fish were active and made up most of the weights.     Winner on the day was Paul Williams (ABC) who drew peg 46 on the Match Burr. Paul fished Method to start landing an early carp. Later, switching to pole […]

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Larford Classic Qualifier Sunday 15th January 2017

    24 anglers fished today in subzero conditions on the Specimen Lake.       Winner on the day was Ray Lamb (Larford) who drew peg 72 on the chalet bank. Ray Fished Method and long pole weighing 50-01-00.   2nd on the day was Richie Lawson (Matrix Total Angling)  who drew peg 16 weighing 27-04-00 to cage feeder. Richard also […]


Larford Classic Qualifier Sunday 13th November 2016

    28 anglers fished the Specimen Lake. With carp hard to come by and catches mainly made up with skimmers as the carp stay in winter mode during this flat calm day. Plenty of banter and good atmosphire to make up for it.     Winner on the day was Dave Powell (Larford) landing 48-09-00 and qualifies for the May […]


Larford Classic Qualifier Saturday 12th November 2016

      21 anglers fished on the Match Lake. With fish well into winter mode, making a very challenging match.     Winner on the day was Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League/Old Ghost). Steve caught on long pole on pellet to weigh 89-15-00 and qualifies for the May 2017 Final   2nd on the day was Darren Hudson (PR Float) landing 47-05-00. Darren also caught […]