Monday 2nd July 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft VeteransBridge Pool (18 Pegs)1 D Whiting, Buttonhole AC, peg Outer 49; 87-12-0Dave Whiting secured another victory in this latest veterans match on bridge pool. Dave fished paste and maggots over pellet and hemp feed for 14 carp and a few skimmers2 K Pacey, Gainsborough, Peg Island 4; 81-14-0Ken Pacey also opted for paste approach at 11m. Ken caught an impressive 47lb of skimmers and 5 carp in his weight of 81lb3 G Hiley, Peg One Angling, Peg Outer 53; 57-0-0Geoff fished corn and worm over groundbait in the margins for carp to 9lb4 R Brooks, Sheffield, 55-12-0 Tuesday 3rd July 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft Afternoon OpenMoat Island (25 Pegs)1 R Abbs, Notts, Peg 2; 85-2-0Ray drew favoured end peg 2 and made no mistake with 85lb. Ray fished 12m down to the marginal reeds with meat over pellet for 20 carp upto 8lb2 D Whiting, Buttonhole AC, Peg 58; 69-4-0Dave used his favoured paste over pellet and hemp tactics at 8m for carp to 8lb3 R Teigh, Handsworth, Peg 5; 67-12-0Rich fished both short pole and long pole with meat for carp to 6lb and a few skimmers4 P Mckenna, Frenzee, 60-8-0 5 L Hewison, Newcastle Arms, 57-12-0 5th July 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft VeteransMoat Pool (39 Pegs)1 R Turner, Retford, Peg Outer 110; 73-12-0The weather put a dampener on this well attended Veterans open, however there were still some reasonable returns. Leading the field was Reg Turner of Retford, Reg fished pellet shallow at 13m alternating between 2 to 3ft deep for carp to 8lb2 I Donaldson, Hallcroft, Peg Outer 8; 61-6-0Ian also opted for shallow tactics but used meat at 12m for his carp dominated net.3 P Bagshaw, Barnsley Blacks, Peg Outer 20; 52-14-0Pete used pellet cone alternating between corn and meat hair rigged for carp to 9lb4 L Richmond, Bircotes AC, 51-12-0 5 D Farr, Hallcroft, 49-10-0 6th July 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft Afternoon Moat Pool (22 Pegs)1 A Oldham, Maltby, Peg Island 2; 138-12-0Andy Oldham drew fancied peg 2 on Moat Island and made no mistakes. Andy fished meat shallow at 13m for 29 carp upto 8lb2 A Sellars, Bankside Tackle, Peg Island 37; 86-12-0Andy used tip tactics both feeder and pellet cone for 14 carp and a few skimmers3 S G Cook, Retford, Peg Island 26; 85-0-0 Stephen fished paste over pellet and hemp feed at 11m for carp into double figures4 A Favill, Tuxford, 82-12-0 5 N Hirst, Hallcroft, 74-15-0 7th July 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft OpenMoat (29 pegs)1 A Sellars, Bankside Tackle, peg Island 10; 128-4-0Andy Sellars edged first spot with a decent ton plus net of carp. He caught using a pellet waggler and also a pellet cone to the middle of Moat2 P McIntyre, Bait Tech, peg Island 6; 123-12-0Second was Paul McIntyre who fished luncheon meat on the pole, shallow at 13m to catch carp and skimmers3 K Talbot, Hallcroft, peg Island 2Ken Talbot took third spot with another ton weight of carp fishing pellet and corn to the margins4 J Masson, Maver Maryuku, 95-2-0; 5 S Gray, Worksop, 88-6-0 8th July 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft OpenBridge / Moat Outer (35 pegs)1 N Vernon, Gainsborough, peg B Island 7; 73-15-0In a close match where weights were lower than expected, Neil Vernon took first place fishing pole and pellet at 8m2 A Oldham, Maltby, peg Moat 42; 60-2-0 Andy Oldham fished luncheon meat on the pole at 13m taking carp and silvers for a close second spot3 S Shepherd, Worksop, peg B Island 19; 59-6-0Steve Shepherd was third with a mixed net of carp and silvers using pole and expander pellet4 G Hiley, Mansfield, 51-12-0; 5 D Oldfield, Plough AC, 50-4-0

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