Gary Bush (Bush Man) R.I.P.

Gary Bush (Bush Man) R.I.P.

Awful news that Gary Bush aka (Bushman!) has tragically been taken to the carp gods in the sky. A well known, well respected and well liked long term KAPS member. One of the best and loved by many, our hearts go out to his dear family, especially to his wife and young...
Christine banks 44lb Pollard Mirror

Christine banks 44lb Pollard Mirror

Adam Beavan sent us this fantastic picture of a 44lb Mirror caught on the 14/05/19 by his mum Christine. “She was fishing Pollard for 2 nights with my dad and backed this up with a 32lber too (plus a few bream of course). It’d be great if we could get her...
Something very special…

Something very special…

Good afternoon chaps. Caught on Saturday 9th March 2019.20.08 lbs from Heaton lake, Hoo. Unbelievably, I caught this old croc whilst fishing for carp. I was fishing very tight lines and locked up tight against the reeds in the willows swim. Using a running inline lead...
Kingfisher News – January 2019

Kingfisher News – January 2019

The Heaton Lake We have great pleasure in announcing that the main, large lake at Hoo will in future be known as The Heaton Lake in memory of the late Mr Roger Heaton who was bailiff at Hoo for many years before his untimely passing in December 2017. Paddlesworth Work...
Tree maintenance at Boughton

Tree maintenance at Boughton

The landowners at Boughton Monchelsea will be carrying out essential maintenance work on the trees surrounding the Leg of Mutton Lake during the coming weeks. The Heron Lake, which is closer to the parking area, will be unaffected.
Hoo, The Cut – Fish Rescue

Hoo, The Cut – Fish Rescue

Water levels on The Cut continued to fall throughout August and it eventually became necessary to transfer the majority of the fish to the other two lakes. This was carried out by the Environment Agency on Saturday 18th August 2018. The operation went very smoothly...