Shorne Country Park

Match Results / Reports

This archive contains all match results/reports for the past few years. Select either year or venue to view.


Shorne, 13 June 2024

  • Chairman's Shield - Match 2
  • Andy Abbot (10lb 11oz) / Neil Turnnidge (7lb 8oz)
  • Roger Kiddie & Colin Wehnam (5lb 3oz) / Broderick Bassett (3lb 9oz)
  • Stephen Julian (3lb 3oz)

Shorne, 6 June 2024

  • Chairman's Shield - Match 1
  • Phil Townsend (9lb 15oz) / Roger Kiddie (15lb 4oz)
  • Neil Turnnidge (9lb 14oz) / Andy Abbot (6lb 5oz)
  • Jack Louth (6lb 3oz) / Dave Dell (6lb 4oz)

Shorne, 29 June 2023

  • Chairman's Shield - Match 4
  • Colin Wenham (6lb 6oz)
  • Phil Townsend (4lb 13oz)
  • Roger Kiddie (3lb 7oz)

Shorne, 22 June 2023

  • Chairman's Shield - Match 3
  • Roger Kiddie (13lb 12oz)
  • Phil Townsend (5lb 13oz)
  • Colin Wenham (3lb 1oz)

Shorne, 15 June 2023

  • Chairman's Shield - Match 2
  • Roger Kiddie (13lb 8oz)
  • Phil Townsend (7lb 9oz)
  • Neil Turnnidge (6lb 8oz)

Shorne, 8 June 2023

  • Chairman's Shield - Match 1
  • Roger Kiddie (18lb 2oz)
  • Mike Stirling (11lb 15oz)
  • Brian Potter (9lb 10oz)

Shorne, 19 June 2022

  • Inter Club Match with Cinque Ports
  • Dave Dell (TWAPS) (7lb 12oz)
  • Phil Townsend (TWAPS) (7lb 4oz)
  • Rupert Garrett (TWAPS) (4lb 1oz)

Shorne Country Park, 11 August 2019

  • Points Match
  • Rupert Garrett (17lb 5oz)
  • Dave D (12lb 2oz)
  • Ray B (9lb 14oz)

TWAPS Updates

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Waste food, unused bait and litter


Some of our waters, especially at the Inn on the Lake and Cobham, have recently been experiencing a vermin problem. This is being monitored weekly.

To help to prevent this situation continuing can you please ensure that you not discard unused or waste food and bait, and that you take it all home, together with all your litter, after your session.

Thank you for your cooperation.

The Committee

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Chairman’s Matches 2024


The 2024 Chairman’s matches are scheduled for 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th June – all Thursdays – at Shorne Country Park.

If you would like to enter please notify Dennis either by email at “” or by text or phone on 07957 870245.

Please quote your full name and your current TWAPS membership number please.

The draw will take place at 5pm and then fish from 6pm until 9pm.

Please note that entrants are responsible for car park charges (£3.00).

Please see the full: match rules.

Thank you and good luck.

Access to Cobham

When visiting the Cobham fishery please DO NOT use the short cut track between the gate cottage and the main track cattle grid if it’s taped off.

Also please keep to the main track and avoid driving on the grass.

Members seen using the short cut when it’s taped off, or driving on the grass will have their membership suspended pending a Committee enquiry.

Thank you for your cooperation.

The Committee

Polite Reminder – Pike Fishing


This is a polite reminder to inform you that fishing for pike is now banned on all TWAPS waters until 1st October 2024. Pike fishing is only permitted from 1st October until 31st March each year.

The Committee

Inn on the Lake Fish Survey

In March 2024 a fish survey was carried out by AE Fisheries on the Main Lake at the Inn on the Lake. See the ‘Fish Survey’ section on the Inn on the Lake page.

Other surveys are to follow at Shorne Country Park, Cobham and the Middle Lake
at the Inn on the Lake. These are to be carried out during the winter of 2024-25.

Carp pellets for sale


The Head Bailiff, Gary Bushell, has acquired carp pellets for sale to TWAPS Members at cost price.

If you would like to purchase some, or find out more details, contact Gary – BY TEXT ONLY PLEASE.

His number is on your membership card.

The Committee

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Inn on the Lake – Main Lake Jetty


The owners of the Inn on the Lake Hotel have complained that some TWAPS Members are feeding fish from the jetty.

The jetty and patio areas are STRICTLY OUT OF BOUNDS to all Members for feeding or fishing.

Any Member caught either feeding or fishing from the jetty or patio areas will receive an instant suspension pending a disciplinary hearing.

We are currently waiting for the CCTV footage to be looked at.

The Committee

Inn on the Lake, Main Lake, Swim 18 Closure

Swim 18 on the Main Lake at the Inn on the Lake is permanently closed.

The Committee

Stocking Update

Saturday 16th December.

Fish supplied by VS Fisheries.

Delivered and stocked:

At the Inn On The Lake – 2 x c7s:
One fully scaled mirror of 29lb 4oz, known as “Hammond’s Mirror”.
One mirror of 27lb 10oz, known as “Buxton’s” Mirror.
These two fish were named after the two longest serving Committee Members.

At Cobham
Cobham bottom pond – 50x c3 mirrors up 6lb 5oz.

At Shorne Country Park
100 x C2s in to Long Lake, up to 3lb 8oz.
100 x C2s in to steps lake.

Photos for Cobham and Shorne to follow.

TWAPS is always building and protecting our stocks for the future.

Only silvers and tench to arrive now – in the new year.

The Committee.

Dip tanks at the Inn on the Lake and Cobham


It is compulsory for you to use the dip tanks provided at both the Inn on the Lake and Cobham fisheries. Please use them to dip your landing nets, unhooking mats (and cradles etc.) and weigh slings upon arrival at the fishery and certainly BEFORE placing your nets in the water or when you start fishing.

If you are found not to have done this you will be asked to leave the fishery.

Repeat offenders may be subject to disciplinary action.

Thank you for your cooperation.

The Committee