Holmedale Lake
Sunday 23/5/10
24 Fished 

A very hot flat calm day and the carp spawning was the makings of an hard days fishing. Drawn at peg 20 in the bay Dave fished a small method feeder and 8mm pellet on the hook cast tight to the reeds, catching best in the last half of the match he landed carp – 5lb finishing with 79lb 9oz. 2nd placed Neil Wilkinson fished the pole and paste short at 5m on peg 27 landing 18 carp – 9lb most of which were also caught in the last half of the match.

1st Dave Brown Cobra Feeders (Derby’s) 79-9-0
2nd Neil Wilkinson Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 56-8-0
3rd Dave Round Mansfield Busmen AC (Notts) 48-2-0.
4th Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 23-11-0
5th John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 21-8-0
6th  Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 19-14-0
7th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 19-4-0
8th Rob Mc Goff Chesterfield AA (Derby’s) 19-1-0

Gateford Angling Summer Series
Round 1
Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 17/5/10
29 fished

Again it was a very close result nobody knowing who had won till the weigh in. In top spot Nigel Shipman fished the pole and paste for 2 hours with no result but a change to the pellet on the same line brought instant results landing over 20 carp biggest being a 12lb specimen. 3oz behind Andy Lakey caught all his fish on the pole and paste at peg 34 fishing out at 6m and down the margin late in the match he landed 16 carp – 8lb
 
 
1st Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 77-10-0

2nd Andy Lakey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 34, 77-7-0 
3rd Shaun Sutton Gateford Angling Supplies peg 28, 74-8-0 

4th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 22, 69-15-0

5th Tom Hunt Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 60-14-0 

6th Jamie Masson Maver  peg 8, 60-0-0

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 18/5/10
20 fished

1st Dave Round Mansfield Busman AC peg 40, 54-1-0

2nd John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 53, 39-1-0

3rd Alan Warren Subfish Tackle peg 56, 37-15-0
 
4th   Jon Smith Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 37, 37-11-0

5th Fred Bispham Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 31-2-0

6th Jim Strachan Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 44, 26-7-0

Dave Round on peg 40, came out top fishing the method feeder and pellet cast the lily pads catching all match he landed 54lb 1oz of carp – 5lb. John Wooff finished 2nd at peg 53 he had 25lb of skimmers and Ide on the pole and red maggot with the rest of his 39lb 1oz being made up of  3 carp – 7lb caught on pole and corn fished down the margin late in the match. 

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 16/5/10
27 Fished 

Very close at the top between Mick and Craig, Mick fishing the pole and meat and feeding meat over the top at peg 24 catching steady all match he landed carp – 8lb for a total of 91lb 2oz finishing 10 oz in front of his cousin Craig drawn at 31 on the bore hole he fished meat and corn on top of the bore hole building over a bed of hemp he landed 40lb of carp in the first hour then lost 12 fish before landing 12 more – 9lb landing a near match winning weight of 90lb 7oz.  

1st Mick Smith Church Warsop & Dist (Notts) 91-2-0
2nd Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 90-7-0
3rd Neil Wilkinson Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 63-8-0.
4th Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 56-0-0
5th John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 52-7-0
6th  Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 52-4-0
7th Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 45-10-0
8th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery (Derby’s) 41-11-0.

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 12/5/10
25 fished
 

Fishing the pole and paste out at 7m and later down the margin Andy caught steady all match landing an all carp net with his biggest fish being 9lb in his total of 88lb 11oz, close in second place Carl caught very well most of the match then watched his lead disappear as he struggled to catch in the last 90minutes fishing the pole and pellet long at 14m he landed 25 carp – 9lb for and finishing weight of 83lb 5oz.
 
 
1st Andy Lakey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 39, 88-11-0 

2nd Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 83-5-0 
3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 75-7-0

4th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling  peg 27, 56-7-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 54-11-0

6th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 5, 48-1-0

Fun League Final League 
Pete Ellis 99 points
Mick Langton 92 points
Pete Hodgetts 90 points

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 11/5/10
19 fished

1st Fred Bispham Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 67-15-0

2nd Alan Warren Subfish Tackle peg 40, 46-14-0

3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 53, 30-11-0
 
4th  John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 49, 24-14-0

5th John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 57, 21-0-0

6th Dave Nichols Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 45, 20-5-0

Once again it was pegs 40 + 41 that were first and second and it was the same winner as last week Fred Bispham, he fished the pole and pellet down the margin for 14lb of skimmers then changed to popped up bread cast to the weed beds for 6 carp – 12lb, but they wasn’t the biggest 2nd place Alan landed a 15lb yellow ghostie on the pole and pellet along with bream – 3lb and small carp and tench it took his total catch – 46lb 14oz. 

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 9/5/10
26 Fished 

Back to winter conditions for this match but the fishing did improve during the match. Pete Ellis drew peg 22 and opted to fish the pole and not the usual feeder cast to the island, fishing pellet over pellets at 12m he landed 15 carp steady throughout the match with his biggest fish weighing 10lb. 2nd at peg 26 Jason White fished his pellet feeder cast tight into the lily pads for 13 carp – 6lb, ten of which were caught in the last hour.

1st Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 69-1-0
2nd Jason White Subfish Tackle (Notts) 53-14-0,
3rd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 53-3-0.
4th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 46-5-0
5th Ian Shaw Peg One Angling Centre (Derby’s) 41-4-0
6th  John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery (Derby‘s) 38-14-0
7th Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 35-15-0
8th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 35-8-0.

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 5/5/10
23 fished
 

First open match David has fished at this lake and he comes out at the top of the list . Making the most of the end peg draw he fished the pole and paste out at 9m catching most of the match he landed over 20 carp biggest just 6lb. Second placed Lee fished a small pellet method feeder and pellet cast to the island at peg 22 catching most of his fish in the last half of the match he weighed in 48lb 4oz of carp – 4lb  
 

1st David Jones Gateford Angling Supplies peg 54, 57-9-0 

2nd Lee Hassett Gateford Angling Supplies peg 22, 48-4-0
3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 45-7-0

4th Alan Warren Subfish Tackle  peg 48, 39-4-0

5th Richard Parker Gateford Angling Supplies peg 17, 35-15-0

5th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 35-15-0 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 4/5/10
18 fished

1st Fred Bispham Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 67-4-0

2nd Mick Lysaght Team Rivendell peg 41, 59-9-0

3rd John Holmes Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 49-0-0
 
4th  John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 57, 38-14-0

5th Dave Round Mansfield Busmen  peg 37, 35-8-0

6th Ian Boyd Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 53, 35-5-0

Pegs 40 + 41 are coming into there own as the carp make there way into the weed beds for spawning, First placed Fred fished the pole and pellet for 9lb of skimmers and then changed to popped up bread cast to weed beds making the rest of his weight up with 8 carp – 12lb. 2nd placed Mick fished the pole and corn long down the margin landing 7lb of skimmers and 6 big carp the biggest nearly 16lb.

Holmedale Lake
Bank Holiday Monday 3/5/10
22 fished

A very cold day and a big drop in the water temperature put paid to any of the usual big weights. Carl Brown in the top spot draw peg one with the wind blowing into it he was favourite from the start, fishing the pole at 16m up to the lily pad with pellet he landed 20 carp – 4lb for a winning weight of 54lb 7oz. In 2nd place Andy Birkin fished the  pole with meat and pellet on the hook landing 8 carp – 5lb plus 20lb of stockies in his net of 47lb 1oz.  

1st Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 54-7-0
2nd Andy Birkin Phil’s Bait & Tackle (Notts) 47-1-0
3rd Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 34-0-0
4th Roy Butterfield Gateford Angling Supplies (Derby’s) 32-10-0
5th Colin Hemley Gateford Angling Supplies (Derby’s) 32-7-0
6th Paul Carline Subfish Tackle (Derby’s) 32-0-0
7th Stewart Hall Subfish Tackle (Derby’s) 29-8-0
8th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies (Derby’s) 27-9-0 

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 2/5/10
24 Fished 

With a cold north east wind blowing down the lake it was more like a winter league but it didn’t bother 15 year old Jake Hemmings fishing the traditional summer bait, paste on the pole at 11m at peg 24 sitting and waiting for his bites he managed to hook 16 carp his biggest being 12lb and an adult total of 92lb 12oz. 2nd place went to Mick Smith drawn on the bore peg 31 he fished pole and meat on the deck and up in the water landing 87lb 8oz of carp – 7lb

1st Jake Hemmings Pride of Derby Juniors (Notts), 92-12-0,
2nd Mick Smith Church Warsop & Dist (Notts) 87-8-0,
3rd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 51-14-0.
4th Roy Butterfield Gateford Angling Supplies (Derby’s) 51-3-0
5th Rob McGoff Chesterfield Angling (Derby’s) 48-12-0
6th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 40-4-0
7th Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 36-7-0
8th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 36-6n-0.

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 28/4/10
25 fished

One of the best matches at the fishery so far this year 70lb got you in the top six and over half the field weighed in over 50lb.
Finishing way out in front Alan Warren fished the pole and meat at 12m up in the water on the bore hole peg 31, catching from the off  he had 70lb in the net in the first hour, he landed over 30 carp during the match his best being about 12lb weighing in the best catch from the lake this year a massive 157lb 7oz. 2nd place went to fishery regular Norman Powers casting a pellet method feeder  and pellet on the hook to the aerator catching all match he landed 95lb 4oz of carp – 5lb.  
 

1st Alan Warren Subfish Tackle peg 31, 157-7-0 

2nd Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 95-4-0
3rd Darren Staley Mansfield Piscatorials peg 48, 73-3-0

4th Pete Ellis  Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 17, 71-4-0

5th Roy Butterfield  Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 70-9-0

6th Paul Carline Subfish Tackle peg 39, 70-3-0 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 27/4/10
21 fished

1st John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 49-8-0

2nd Lionel Twiss  Peg One Angling Centre peg 56, 45-11-0

3rd John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 39-3-0
 
4th  Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 40, 32-8-0

5th Alan Warren Subfish Tackle peg 53, 31-14-0

6th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 59, 28-11-0

Making the most of drawing hot peg 41 John fished the pole and corn down the margin at the bottom of the inside shelf catching tench and skimmers – 2lb and later in the match landing half a dozen carp – 7lb. 2nd placed Lionel went all out for the carp fishing the pole and paste out at 7m landing 11 carp – 7lb and finishing just one sort putting 45lb 11oz on the scales.  

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 25/4/10
26 Fished 

Jason White drew peg 22 and fished a small pellet feeder with corn and pellet on the hook cast tight to the island after a slow first hour the carp turned up and he had a fish most casts out till the end of the match, his biggest fish going just 4lb in his 76lb 8oz haul. 2nd placed Pete Hodgetts fished the pole and meat up in the water and the waggler with meat also up in the water cast to the lily pads at peg 34 he landed 23 carp – 8lb for a total of 67lb 4oz.

1st Jason White Subfish Tackle (Notts), 76-8-0,
2nd Pete Hodgetts Mansfield Angling (Notts) 67-4-0,
3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery (Derby’s) 56-11-0.
4th Ian Boyd Team Rivendell (Notts) 54-8-0
5th Ian Rowney Mansfield Piscatorials (Notts) 47-14-0
6th Jamie Mills Mansfield Angling (Notts) 38-7-0
7th Eric Beminis Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 37-8-0
8th Nigel Shipman  Sherwood Forest Fishery (Derby’s) 36-7-0.

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 21/4/10
25 fished
 

After an hard white over frost the sun came out and the lake was flat calm, hardly ideal conditions but Ian Rowney made the most of the end peg draw fishing pellet up in the water and worm down the margin he landed 16 carp – 8lb in his total of 57lb 5oz. Not far behind was Gateford Angling Supplies Mick Drage he had 7 carp – 7lb plus 15lb of roach and stockies all caught on the pole and pellet fished at 6m from peg 17.
 

1st Ian Rowney Mansfield Piscatorials peg 52, 57-5-0 

2nd Mick Drage  Gateford Angling Supplies peg 17, 54-15-0
3rd Richard Parker  Gateford Angling Supplies peg 21, 43-3-0

4th Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 48, 41-4-0

5th Steve Masson  Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 8, 39-15-0

6th Andy Lakey  Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 38-6-0

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 20/4/10
19 fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 61, 25-6-0

2nd John Holmes Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 24-11-0

3rd Dave Round Mansfield Busmen peg 50, 21-14-0
 
4th  Ian Boyd Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 44, 19-14-0

5th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 36, 18-2-0

6th Simon Langton Peg One Angling Centre peg 53, 16-8-0

Fishing the pole and caster short at 4m Lee landed ide – 1lb catching all match he weighed in 25lb 6oz just edging John Holmes into 2nd place, fishing the pole and pellet he had a mixed net of skimmers, tench and small carp in his 24lb 11oz net.

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 18/4/10
26 Fished 

Craig drew peg 21 on the corner of the big bay, fishing the pole on two lines out at 12m and down the margin both with luncheon meat over pellets he had 17 carp – 8lb weighing a total of 82lb 4oz he said after the match he would have weighed over the ton if he hadn’t wasted an hour and half bite less on the method feeder. 2nd and 3rd placed anglers both caught on the pole and paste with Roy weighing 67lb 4oz having 14 carp – 9lb and Rob weighing 66lb 7oz made up of 21 carp – 8lb

1st Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts), 82-4-0,
2nd  Roy Butterfield Gateford Angling Supplies (Derby’s) 67-4-0,
3rd Rob Mc Goff Chesterfield Angling (Derby’s) 66-7-0.
4th  Stewart Hall Subfish Tackle (Derby’s) 65-4-0
5th  Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 58-11-0
6th  Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 56-8-0
7th  John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 52-8-0
8th Kristian Powers  Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 50-8-0.

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 14/4/10
20 fished

Pete drew peg 45 on the road side and with the wind blowing hard he fished the pole at 5m with pellet on the hook and feeding heavy with pellets he caught carp from the off  landing fish – 6lb with the exception of one bonus fish weighing 12lb finishing just short of the ton with 95lb 8oz. 2nd placed Ian Rowney fished both the pellet method feeder cast to the submerged island and the pole with corn and pellet hook bait he also caught all match landing carp – 8lb.
 

1st Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 95-8-0

2nd Ian Rowney Mansfield Piscatorials peg 3, 70-3-0 
3rd Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 8, 66-14-0

4th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 23, 64-3-0

5th Mick Langton  Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 21, 57-9-0

6th Geoff Mawby  Gateford Angling Supplies peg 34, 42-6-0

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 13/4/10
19 fished

1st Fred Bispham Peg One Angling Centre peg 41, 45-12-0

2nd John Holmes Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 50, 45-5-0

3rd John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 28-4-0
 
4th   Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 47, 22-10-0

5th Mick Lysaght Team Rivendell peg 53, 17-4-0

6th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 56, 13-4-0

Travelling partners Fred and John were top of the list, both fishing the pole and pellet for a mixed net of skimmers – 2lb and carp – 6lb, with Fred coming out top with 45lb 12oz just 7oz in front of John.

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 11/4/10
23 Fished 

The pellet method feeder again came out tops with the first three placed anglers using it, Norman Powers drew peg 36 and fish it tight to the island with pellet hook bait he caught carp – 4lb steady all match to finish with a creditable 69lb 9oz. John in 2nd cast his method feeder and meat to the old lily bed at peg 24 landing carp – 6lb but finishing short with 51lb 15oz. 3rd  this week and 3rd last week from the same peg Mick Smith improved his weight, weighing in 49lb14oz

1st Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts), 69-9-0, 2nd  John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 51-15-0, 3rd Mick Smith Church Warsop & Dist (Notts) 49-14-0. 4th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery (Derby’s) 48-1-0.  5th  Danny Jupp Subfish Tackle (Derby’s) 47-0-0. 6th Phil Carline Subfish Tackle (Derby’s) 43-9-0. 7th Barry Walters Alfreton (Derby’s)) 36-3-0. 8th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 34-8-0.
    
Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 7/4/10
20 fished

Alternating between the method feeder cast to the lily bed and pole fished at 12m both with corn kept Kristian in touch with the fish, landing 16 carp – 7lb steady all match he put 70lb 5oz on the scales. 2nd placed Andy Lakey had 20lb of stocky carp before landing 9 bigger carp – 9lb all caught on the pole and pellet.
 

1st Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 70-5-0

2nd Andy Lakey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 21, 62-3-0
3rd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 51-1-0

4th Pete Ellis  Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 45, 50-12-0

5th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 39, 43-0-0

6th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 36, 42-9-0

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 6/4/10
19 fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 56, 49-3-0

2nd Dave Round Mansfield Busman AC peg 61, 39-11-0

3rd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 38-6-0
 
4th John Holmes Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 37-1-0

5th Mick Lysaght Team Rivendell peg 40, 31-15-0

6th Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 59, 29-12-0

Lee Fished the pole and pellet on two lines at 14m on peg 56 catching all match he landed 16lb of skimmers – 1lb and 33lb of carp with the biggest going 3lb weighing a total of 49lb 3oz. In 2nd place making the most of the end peg draw Dave Round fished pole and caster for 25lb of Ide and Tench with the rest of his catch made up of carp – 4lb, finishing nearly 10lb behind with 39lb 11oz. 3rd placed John Woodland fished the pole and caster on his top 3 kit and weighed 38lb 6oz of roach and ide – 12oz.

Holmedale Lake
Bank Holiday Monday 5/4/10
17 fished
 

Norman Powers is on top form at the moment and drawing all the best pegs, this time he was on peg 34 and cast his Pellet method feeder and corn to the spinner he landed 23 carp – 5lb most of which came in the last half of the match.

1st Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 62-2-0 2nd Lee Hendley Kiveton Hall (S Yorks) 38-4-0, 3rd Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 31-4-0,
4th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle (Notts) 27-10-0 5th Andy Allen Mansfield Angling (Notts) 24-11-0 6th Lee Parker Phil’s Bait (Notts) 23-3-0, 7th John Woodland Sherwood Fishery (Notts) 18-12-0, 8th Pete Hodgetts Mansfield Angling  (Notts) 14-6-0,
 

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 4/4/10
24 Fished 

The Method feeder is coming into its own at the moment with the pegs in the 20’s the place to draw, Brian Wood drew peg 26 fishing with a pellet method feeder with corn on the hook cast to the old lily pads he had 17 carp – 6lb to win his first match at the fishery. 2nd place went to regular framer Norman Powers he had 10 carp – 7lb 5 on the pellet method cast to the island and 5 on the pole and pellet fished long at 14m.

1st Brian Wood Derby Angling Fed,( Notts) 46-5-0, 2nd  Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 32-10-0, 3rd Mick Smith Church Warsop & Dist (Notts) 32-0-0. 4th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 18-12-0.  5th  Stewart Hall Subfish Tackle (Derby’s) 17-10-0. 6th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle (Notts) 17-7-0. 7th Ian Boyd Team Rivendell (Notts) 16-5-0. 8th John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 16-3-0.

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 31/3/10
22 fished

It was back to winter for today’s match with a gale force cold wind blowing down the match length, no run away winner and only 10lb separating the top 6 places, but it was Dad Norman at the top fishing the pole and bread pellet short at 7m over carp pellets landing just 7 carp – 9lb steady throughout the match edging his son Kristian into 2nd spot he fished the method feeder and corn cast to the old lily pads at peg 26 he had 17 carp – 5lb for a level 43lb.
 

1st Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 45-3-0

2nd Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 43-0-0
3rd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 41-11-0

4th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 45, 41-0-0

5th Pete Ellis  Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 24, 35-8-0

6th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 52, 35-1-0

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 30/3/010
21 fished

1st Richard Wood Derby AA peg 40, 48-0-0

2nd John Holmes Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 49,42-15-0

3rd  Shaun Lambert Peg One Angling Centre peg 61, 37-8-0

4th  Dave Round Mansfield Busman AC peg 38, 37-1-0

5th Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 46, 35-4-0

6th Jon Smith Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 55, 28-2-0

A warm spring day with the odd down pour and the lake moved into top gear, Richard Wood drew peg 40 and had to borrow a feeder rod to fish this peg in the normal manner, fishing a small pellet method feeder and corn cast to the far bank reeds he was into carp from the off, landing carp – 4lb steady all match finishing with a creditable 48lb. 2nd place in this very close match was John Holmes fishing the pole and pellet he had a mixed net of skimmers – 2lb and carp – 3lb along with a bonus 8lb mirror on corn late in the match from down the margin.

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Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 10/3/10
14 fished
 

Prospects looked good for the match but the water temp was still low at just over 3 degrees C. Mick drew peg 32 and fished pole and maggot for 12 roach – 1lb and later in the match changed to corn for 7 carp – 6lb being the only angler to make double figures and catch carp weighing in 33lb 2oz. 2nd placed Geoff fished pole and maggot for an all roach net and a total of 9lb 15oz
 

1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 33-2-0

2nd Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 41, 9-15-0
3rd Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 39, 6-0-0

4th Pete Ellis  Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 5-8-0

5th Lee Hassett Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 34, 4-8-0

Cavendish Lake
Tuesday 9/3/010
16 fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 13, 25-9-0

2nd Ian Boyd Team Rivendell peg 9, 16-4-0

3rd  John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 16, 11-1-0

4th  Dave Round Mansfield Busman AC peg 6, 10-9-0

5th Mick Lysaght Team Rivendell peg 14, 8-14-0

6th John Holmes Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 1,8-3-0

What a match this turned out to be not a carp in sight and the lowest weight was 5lb 8oz, but the top weight was 25lb 9oz of skimmers – 12oz all on the pole and pellet fished at 13m and 16m caught by Peg One Angling boss Lee Paying, feeding pellets at 13m and a 4mm pellet on the hook he caught all match following the fish out to 16m to keep in touch. 2nd went to Ian Boyd fishing the pole on two lines with caster and pellet he had a mixed net of roach and skimmers – 1lb in his total of 16lb 4oz

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Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 24/2/10
14 fished 

Again it was peg 41 that produced the winner this time it was Gateford Angling team man Andy Lakey taking the top spot, starting off on ledgered corn cast tight to the small island he had 4 carp – 4lb and then 22 roach – 1lb on the pole and maggot weighing in 24lb 4oz the only double figure catch of the day.
 

1st Andy Lakey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 41, 24-4-0

2nd Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 43, 7-12-0

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 47, 6-0-0

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 5-15-0

5th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 45, 4-8-0

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 21/11/09
15 Fished 

1st Phil Carline Subfish Tackle peg 31, 38-9-0

2nd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 8-9-0
 
3rd Bernard O Conner Gateford Angling Supplies peg 45, 7-8-0

4th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 7-6-0

Phil Carline who is has been on peg 31 more times in the last few matches won this wind and rain battered match with just 38lb 9oz, fishing the pole and pellet at side of the submerged bore hole building he carp – 4lb.

Saturday Winter League Cavendish Lake
20/11/09
14 fished
Round 7

1st  Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 10, 18-2-0

2nd Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, 13-14-0

3rd John Slinn Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 9-1-0

4th Mick Lysaght Team Rivendell peg 4, 8-3-0

5th John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 14, 7-4-0

Craig went back to the top of the league on weight advantage by fishing the pole and pellet out at 13m landing skimmers from 8oz – 2lb steady all match. 2nd place Rob sat it out for carp fishing the groundbait feeder and corn cast to the far bank for just four carp – 6lb.
League after 7 rounds  
Ian Boyd & Craig Brazier 15 points 
John Slinn 18 points

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 18/11/09
19 fished
                
1st Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 45, 31-2-0

2nd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 26-1-0

3rd Andy Lakey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 32, 20-8-0

4th Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 49, 17-7-0
 
5th Geoff Mawby  Gateford Angling Supplies peg 41, 12-7-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 12-7-0

Torrential rain gale force winds made presentation very hard, most of the carp were caught in the first two hours of the match before it dropped very cold. Pete fished the pole and pellet for 7 small carp – 3lb changing to maggot hook bait he had roach – 1lb. 2nd place Pete Ellis stuck it out all match on the pole and pellet landing 5 carp – 8lb
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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 15/11/09
21 Fished 

1st Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 60-7-0

2nd Phil Carline Subfish Tackle peg 31, 55-3-0
 
3rd Barry Thompson MAP Eastwood Angling peg 42, 33-5-0

4th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, 22-10-0

5th John Turton Boundry AC peg 32, 21-6-0

6th  Keith Morris Gateford Angling Supplies peg 25, 19-11-0

Kristian had to fish the pole at 16m tight up to the small island at peg 45 alternating corn and pellet on the hook and feeding very little pellets he had carp – 3lb steady all match. 2nd place went to Phil Carline who is taking up residency on peg 31, fishing the pole and pellet at side of the submerged bore hole building he also caught all match landing carp – 4lb.

Saturday Winter League Cavendish Lake
14/11/09
20 fished
Round 6

1st  John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 11, 20-1-0

2nd Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 16-2-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 1, 13-4-0

4th Ian Boyd Rivendell AC peg 20, 12-2-0

5th John Slinn Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, 10-13-0

6th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 2, 8-0-0

Drawn at favoured peg 11 John fished both the ground bait feeder cast to the far bank for 4 carp and the pole both with pellet for 12 skimmers – 2lb . 2nd placed Craig had a bonus 9lb carp on his first cast on the feeder and corn from the far bank, with the rest of his catch made up of skimmers on the pole and pellet.
League after 6 rounds  
Ian Boyd 11 points
Craig Brazier 14 points
John Slinn 16 points

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 11/11/09
23 fished
 
1st Phil Carline Subfish peg 31, 65-1-0

2nd Michael Elliott Subfish peg 4, 56-14-0
 
3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 53-7-0

4th  Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 36-10-0
 
5th Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 32-10-0

6th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 45, 25-9-0

Drawn on the famous bore hole peg, again, Phil fished the pole out at 13 + 14m on the bottom and up in the water with pellet for a constant stream of carp from 8oz – 5lb for a total of 65lb 1oz. Team mate Michael Elliott was second from peg 4 also fishing the pole and pellet he landed 14 carp the biggest going 12lb.
 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 10/11/09
18 fished

1st Ian Boyd Rivendell AC peg 6, 12-3-0

2nd Richard Wood Derby AA peg 20, 10-3-0

3rd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 17, 7-2-0

4th John Holmes Peg One Angling  peg 18, 6-2-0

5th Dave Round Mansfield Busmen peg 21, 5-12-0 

Ian fished the pole and chopped worm at 12m for a mixed net of roach, perch and skimmers to 12oz landing a total of 12lb 3oz on this very cold November day, 2nd placed Rich Wood fished the pole and pellet out at 14m landing 6 bream – 2lb and 5 crucian carp – 1lb weighing in the only other double figure weight of 10lb 3oz.   

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 8/11/09
24 Fished 

1st Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 36-10-0

2nd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 44, 32-3-0
 
3rd Phil Carline Subfish Tackle peg 31, 25-9-0

4th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 48, 23-10-0

5th Keith Morris Gateford Angling Supplies peg 32, 21-11-0

6th  John Turton Boundry AC peg 17, 19-10-0

The cold weather and early morning frosts as took its toll on this shallow lake, no big weights but a tight finish, Norman fished short pole and corn feeding very few pellets to land 10 carp – 5lb, team mate John fished the pole and pellet also short at 6m for 18 stocky carp – 3lb.

Saturday Winter League Cavendish Lake
7/11/09
20 fished
Round 5

1st  Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 1, 19-10-0

2nd Martin Adams Rivendell AC peg 20, 16-12-0

3rd John Slinn Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 5, 8-13-0

4th Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 12, 8-7-0

5th Ian Boyd Rivendell AC peg 2, 7-8-0

6th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, 6-3-0

Holmedale Lake
Monday, 09 November 2009
23 fished
 
1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 54-15-0

2nd Mick Drage Gateford Angling Supplies peg 31, 33-2-0
 
3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 32-14-0

4th  Mick Elliott Subfish peg 36, 24-8-0
 
5th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 24-6-0

6th Phil Carline Subfish peg 38, 22-3-0

Mick fished a small pellet feeder cast to the far bank and the pole at 13m both with pellet hook bait after a slow start he had 5 carp up to 12lb and two others around a pound each making a total of 54lb 15oz. 2nd place Mick Drage fished pole and pellet at the side of the bore hole building he struggled to keep the fish on the hook loosing 10 carp that messed his swim up, he did manage to land another 10 fish for a total of 33lb 2oz. 
 

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 1/11/09
18 Fished 

1st Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 39, 92-10-0

2nd Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 32, 51-15-0
 
3rd Phil Carline Subfish Tackle peg 34, 45-0-0

4th John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 41-15-0

5th Stuart Hall Subfish Tackle peg 27, 36-11-0

6th  Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 25, 34-14-0

Despite the horrendous conditions with the rain and gale force gusting winds the lake fished well, Alan drew peg 39 for the 3rd time in a row and having no luck on the feeder he fished the pole out at 4m with double caster on the hook and feeding a good pot in after every fish he had 15 carp – 12lb 3oz in his total net weighing a creditable 92lb 10oz. 2nd place went to Gateford tackle dealer Geoff Mawby casting the method feeder with corn, pellet and meat on the hook to the lily pads he had 20+ carp – 5lb. 

Saturday Winter League Cavendish Lake
31/10/09
20 fished
Round 4

1st  Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 1, 12-3-0

2nd Ian Boyd Rivendell AC peg 9, 10-13-0

3rd John Slinn Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, 9-4-0

3rd  Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 2, 9-4-0

5th Ralph Marshall Peg One Angling Centre peg 4, 7-12-0

6th Martin Adams Mick Langton both 6-14-0

Low numbered peg were the only pegs to produce any sort of weight with more leaves on the water than fish in nets, Craig weighed just over 12lb a mixed net of skimmers and roach on the pole worm and pellet and with the help of a 3lb carp on the whistle he just managed to beat Ian  into 2nd place.
League after 4 rounds  
Craig Brazier & Ian Boyd 6 points
Mick Langton10  points

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 28/10/09
25 fished
 
1st John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 64-10-0

2nd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 53-7-0
 
3rd Phil Carline Subfish peg 20, 52-3-0

4th  Mick Drage Gateford Angling Supplies peg 34, 50-12-0
 
5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 13, 45-14-0

6th Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 8, 45-2-0

School holidays and teacher Woody is back, drawn at peg 36 he started on the method feeder and pellet cast to the island landing 4 carp but a change to his baited pole swim changed his luck, catching carp – 4lb till the end of the match on the pole and pellet he finished with a total of 64lb 10oz. 2nd placed John Darby only had 3 fish in the net at the half way point fishing up to the bore hole building at 13m but a change to meat at 6m brought him some bigger carp landing fish – 8lb.  
 
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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 25/10/09
25 Fished 

1st Phil Carline Subfish Tackle peg 32, 70-8-0

2nd Keith Morris Gateford Angling Supplies peg 34, 52-3-0
 
3rd Michael Elliott Subfish Tackle peg 25, 51-4-0

4th Danny Jupp Subfish Tackle peg 56, 39-8-0

5th Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 50, 34-2-0

6th  John Turton Boundary AC  peg 21, 33-11-0

A very windy day made presentation very hard most anglers resorting to feeder tactics. Winner Phil making it back to back wins fishing the method feeder and pellet on the hook cast the lily pads at peg 32 landing carp – 7lb steady through the match finishing with 70lb 8oz. Keith fished straight lead and meat also casting to the lily pads loose feeding pellets over the top when the wind permitted he landed 12 carp -9lb in his total of 52lb 3oz.     

Saturday Winter League Cavendish Lake
24/10/09
20 fished
Round 3

1st  John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 25-3-0

2nd  Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 10, 21-10-0

3rd Ian Boyd Rivendell AC peg 5, 17-11-0

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 1, 16-9-0

5th John Slinn Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 18, 11-11-0

6th Martin Adams Rivendell AC peg 2, 11-1-0

Again the skimmers failed to show in any numbers on this flat calm lake John gambled on this and fished a small meat feeder and meat hook bait cast to the far bank for 7 carp – 5lb and along with 6lb of skimmers on the pole was enough to win with 25lb 3oz 2nd placed Craig had a 6lb carp on the final whistle on the maggot feeder and maggot on the hook the rest of his catch was made up skimmers and roach – 1lb also on the maggot feeder and red maggot.
League after 3 rounds  
Craig Brazier & Ian Boyd 5 points
Mick Langton 7 points

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 21/10/09
23 fished
 
1st Phil Carline Subfish peg 31, 117-8-0

2nd Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 50, 79-6-0
 
3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 50-8-0

4th  Andy Laky Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 47-10-0
 
5th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 35-2-0

6th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 39, 31-2-0

Out in front Phil Carline drew what’s the best Autumn/ Winter peg in the whole complex [perhaps the midlands] when the water temperature drops the fish head for the bore hole peg 31, fishing pole and 6mm pellet at 13 + 14m he caught carp – 8lb all match landing over 30 fish weighing in a total of 117lb 8oz winning his 1st match at the fishery and making it better by winning an extra £100 for being on the golden peg. 2nd placed Pete Hodgetts landed 13 carp on pole and meat for 79lb 6oz all caught in the 2nd half of the match.
 

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 18/10/09
28 Fished 

1st Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 25, 84-8-0

2nd Ian Shaw MAP Eastwood Angling peg 32, 69-15-0
 
3rd Martin Brown MAP Eastwood Angling  peg 31, 57-12-0

4th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 23, 43-0-0

5th Simon Langton Peg One Angling peg 17, 39-1-0

6th  Stewart Hall Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 39-0-0

A very cold start to the match reflected in the final results but everybody caught. At the top of the list Nigel fished the pole out at 14m with meat over pellet for an all carp net with his biggest fish going 11lb 2oz. 2nd place went to Ian Shaw making his first visit to the fishery for a few years, he fished method feeder with pellet hook bait for carp -4lb.

Saturday Winter League Cavendish Lake
17/10/09
20 fished
Round 2

1st  Ian Boyd Rivendell AC peg 3, 24-15-0

2nd  Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 7, 18-12-0

3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 16-5-0

4th John Slinn Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, 13-4-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 2, 11-4-0

6th Martin Adams Rivendell AC  John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery both 10-13-0

Ian struggled to catch the usual skimmers on the pole and pellet so on the ½ way mark cast his feeder and pellet to the far bank landing 5 carp – 4lb along with his 4lb of skimmers was enough to get him into top spot. 2nd placed Craig had one 3lb carp on the pole and pellet with the rest of his net made up of skimmers – 1 ½ lb  

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 14/10/09
24 fished
 
1st Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 50, 138-4-0

2nd Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 25, 135-3-0
 
3rd John Turton Boundry AC peg 41, 97-1-0

4th  Phil Carline Subfish peg 34, 91-12-0
 
5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 80-8-0

6th Sean Stoney Gateford Angling Supplies peg 19, 73-4-0

Dave struggled to catch out in front but a change to fishing in the margin brought instant results, fishing pole and meat over ground bait he caught carp – 8lb steady all match at this inform fishery weighing a grand total of 138lb 4oz. 3lb behind was regular framer Pete Hodgetts drawn at 25 he fished the pellet wag and 8mm pellet up in the water cast tight to the lily pads landing carp – 7lb weighing in 135lb 4oz
 

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 11/10/09
24 Fished 

1st John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 148-14-0

2nd Phil Carline Subfish peg 36, 88-0-0
 
3rd Dean Hannibal TJM  peg 27, 57-5-0

4th Dave Brown Kobra Feeders peg 23, 56-7-0

5th John Turton Boundry AC peg 5, 55-12-0

6th  Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 53-3-0

Way out in front John said that there was that many fish in his swim he had a bite every put in, fishing the pole at 5 and 11m with pellet on the hook over micro pellet and hemp he landed over 60 carp the biggest going 6lb helping him to a total of 148lb 14oz. 2nd placed Phil Carline only had 20lb in his net up to the last hour, fishing the method feeder and pellet cast to the island, in the last our he landed 19 carp pushing him to 2nd with a level 88lb. 

Saturday Winter League Cavendish Lake
10/10/09
20 fished
Round 1

1st  Martin Adams Rivendell AC peg 20, 24-1-0

2nd  John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 2, 19-7-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 19-0-0

4th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, 18-6-0

5th Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC peg 8, 12-12-0

3rd Ian Boyd Rivendell AC peg 1, 11-11-0

Martin was the only angler to catch any of the rare carp in this lake landing 5 – 4lb on the ground bait feeder and meat cast to the far bank with the rest of his catch made up of skimmers on the pole and pellet. 2nd place went to John Woodland he had one carp going 4lb and skimmers – 1lb all caught on the pole and pellet.

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 7/10/09
25 fished
 
1st Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 96-7-0

2nd Steve Skinner Gateford Angling Supplies peg 19, 75-14-0
 
3rd Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 67-4-0

4th  Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 56, 62-7-0
 
5th Andy Laky Gateford Angling Supplies peg 8, 51-7-0

6th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 17, 51-3-0

In form Mansfield Angler Pete Hodgetts top the list for the 2nd week in a row, drawn at 32 he fished pellet wagler and 8mm pellet hook bait feeding just five 6mm pellets every cast to keep the carp feeding, he landed 25 all about 5lb each weighing a total of 96lb 7oz. Worksop’s Steve Skinner was 2nd from peg 19 fishing method feeder and meat cast to the island and late in the match on the pole also with meat landing carp – 7lb to finish 20lb short of the winner.  
 
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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 4/1/09
26 Fished 

1st John Turton Boundry AC peg 33, 62-10-0

2nd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 24, 52-8-0
 
3rd Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 22, 51-8-0

3rd  Nick Morris Gateford Angling Supplies peg 34, 43-15-0

5th John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 5, 41-15-0

6th  Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 39-15-0

The start of the Sunday open matches and you can guarantee a white over frost or a very cold night, it was only 6 degree’s at the draw for the match and only 10 degree’s in the water but everybody managed to catch something. Sheffield’s John Turton won the match at peg 33 fishing the pole and pellet long at 13m he landed 15 carp – 8lb catching the majority in the 2nd half. Alan Warren just edged Kristian Powers into 3rd place by a pound fishing the pole and meat sort on two lines at 5m landing 13 carp – 8lb. Kristian fished the method feeder with corn cast tight to the island also for carp – 8lb.

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 30/09/09
23 fished
 
1st Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 117-8-0

2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 46, 69-15-0
 
3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 66-14-0

4th  Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 62-14-0
 
5th Dave Nicholls Notts AA peg 32, 54-11-0

6th Phil Carline Subfish  peg 21 , 51-3-0

It looked like it was going to be a close match until Pete pulled out his nets, weighing a massive 117lb 8oz of carp, he fished the pole and meat out at 14m from peg 24 catching steady all match but for a bite less last hour he had already won the match with landing over 20 carp – 9lb. The best of the rest Mick fished pole and pellet out at 11m for 35 fish from 8oz – 8lb just finishing in front of John Darby by 3lb he fished pole and corn for carp – 8lb.

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Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 23/09/09
28 fished
 
1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 29, 75-14-0

2nd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 27, 75-0-0
 
3rd Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 71-4-0

4th  Paul Carline Subfish  peg 20 , 68-9-0
 
5th Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, 62-0-0

6th Dave Nicholls Notts AA peg 21, 56-15-0

Another close match with no run away winner, nearly 76lb winning and 30lb only got 16th place. Overall winner was the fishery’s own Mick Langton drawn at peg 29 he fished the pole and pellet at 13m and meat down the margin catching steady all day he landed 25 carp – 6lb in his total of 75lb 14oz just beating Alan Warren into 2nd place by 14oz, fishing the pole and pellet on two lines at 6m he landed 19 carp – 8lb and loosing 9 others any of which would have gave him to lead.

Holmedale Lake John Wooff’s birthday bash
Monday 21/09/09
20  fished 

1st Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 21, 94-7-0

2nd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 93-15-0

3rd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 41, 88-12-0

4th Jason Brown Peg One Angling Centre peg 33, 81-9-0

5th  Lee Hassett Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 80-4-0

6th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 50, 60-15-0

A good days fishing all round, with Local angler Pete Hodgetts coming out at the top of the list, fishing the pole and meat out at 12m and down both margins he loose fed 4mm cubed meat little + often on all lines landing over 30 carp his biggest going just over 8lb finishing with 94lb 7oz. 2nd place went to Dave Madin at peg 24 he fished pole and corn again out and down the margins landing carp – 10lb finishing 8oz short of the winner with 93lb 15oz.
Sunday open matches will start again on the 4th of October  on the Holmedale lake draw 9am fish 10-3.30pm £20 all in
And the Winter League on the Cavendish and Maunside lakes starts on Saturday 10th of October £20 entry + £15 pools on the day. Further details and to book on ring the fishery on 07721316334
 

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Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 2/9/09
23 fished
 
1st Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 40, 121-12-0

2nd Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 43, 121-1-0
 
3rd Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 35, 91-1-0

4th  Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 89-12-0
 
5th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 84-14-0

6th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 15, 78-15-0

The strong winds and the heavy rain didn’t stop the fish feeding, with 50lb only managing 10th spot, but top spot went to Alan Warren drawn at peg 40 in the slightly deeper pegs he fished the pole and meat fished on two lines short at 6m he landed 27 carp steady all match his biggest fish being 8lb finishing with a total of 121lb 12oz.
11oz behind in 2nd Pete fished the pole and meat down both margins landing over 30 carp – 8lb for a total of 121lb 1oz. Best of the rest was Gateford Angling boss Geoff Mawby pegged at 35 he fished pole and worm down the margin also catching carp – 8lb.
 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 1/9/09
17 fished 

1st John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 40, 90-7-0

2nd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 47, 45-12-0

3rd John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 57, 34-14-0

4th Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 44, 33-2-0

5th  Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC  peg 41, 28-10-0

6th John Wooff  Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 38, 23-15-0

Back to school in a blazer of glory, teacher John Woodland drew hot peg 40 and taught everybody how to catch carp fishing the pole out and down both margins with worm and meat over a bed of pellets and groundbait he caught steady after a slow first hour landing over 30 carp from 1lb – 9lb weighing a total of 90lb 7oz. 2nd placed Lee fished all the match down the margin with the pole and worm landing 10 carp – 7lb and 3 bream – 3lb.
 

Teams of three Sherwood, Holmedale and Maunside lakes
Monday 31/8/09
15 teams fished 

1st Ant King Dynamite Middy peg 15, Holmedale 82-15-0

2nd Mick Elliott Subfish peg 6, Maunside 79-7-0

3rd Andy Finley Mansfield Angling  peg 17, Holmedale 73-4-0

4th Dean Richmond Kingsley Corro peg 20, Holmedale 70-9-0

5th John Woodland Woody’s Lot peg 24, Holmedale 67-10-0

6th Richard Evans Mansfield Angling peg 12, Maunside 63-15-0

A very good match throughout 45 anglers all weighing in and only 3 failed to weigh in over 10lb.
Top weight on the day went to Ant King fishing a small pellet method feeder and meat cast tight to the small island on the Holmedale lake landing carp – 7lb in his net of 82lb 15oz. 2nd and best on the Maunside went to Mick Elliott fishing the pole and meat up in the water and tight to the far bank landing a mixed net of carp – 4lb and chub – 2lb. And the best on the Sherwood lake was Gateford Angling’s Roy Butterfield at peg 40 he had 55lb 13oz of carp – 4lb and skimmers – 1lb on the pole and pellet.

Teams
1st Subfish 8 points (on weight)
2nd Mansfield Angling 8 points
3rd Woody’s Lot 15 points
4th Gateford Angling 17 points

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Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 26/8/09
27 fished
 
1st John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 5, 136-4-0

2nd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 33, 128-12-0
 
3rd Paul Carline Avanti Used Tackle peg 31, 79-3-0

4th  Mick Elliott Avanti Used Tackle peg 41, 77-10-0
 
5th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 19, 76-15-0

6th Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 50, 69-7-0

It seems that John Woodland cannot do any wrong at the moment drawing un-fancied peg 5 he fished his usual methods pole out and down the margin with luncheon meat and worm hook baits feeding 4mm cube meat he had over 40 carp – 9lb weighing in a creditable 136lb 4oz, but not having a comfortable win, Dave Madin was just behind with 128lb 12oz of carp – 8lb landing 28 fish on the ground bait feeder and meat cast to the lily pads and later in the match pole and meat fished down both margins.   
 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 25/8/09
19 fished 

1st John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 40, 88-3-0

2nd John Holmes Peg One Angling Centre peg 38, 57-2-0

3rd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 61, 27-2-0

4th John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 57, 24-12-0

5th  Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC  peg 47, 24-5-0

6th Steve Johnson Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 23-15-0

Again it was school teacher John Woodland at the top of the class this time by over 31lb drawn at 41 he fished pole with meat and big worm down the margin for a mixed net of carp – 6lb and bream- 4lb in his 88lb 3oz catch. 2nd place went to John Holmes fishing the method feeder and pellet cast to the island at peg 38 landing an all carp catch with fish – 6lb.
 
  
Holmedale Lake
Sunday Eve 3 hours
16/8/09
23 Fished 

1st Paul Carline Avanti Used Tackle peg 17, 67-13-0

2nd Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 48, 42-2-0
 
3rd Phil Carline Avanti Used Tackle peg 26, 39-11-0

3rd  Nigel Shipman Mansfield Angling peg 19, 39-11-0

5th John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 35-14-0

6th  Kev Nussey Church Warsop AC peg 23, 31-1-0

The last in this series of Sunday evening open matches, and out in front was Paul Carline who fished pole and paste out at 9m and pole and meat down the margin catching from the off ending with over 20 carp – 9lb finishing well in front with 67lb 13oz. 2nd placed Norman Powers fished the pellet method feeder cast tight to the island with pellet hook bait he had 25 carp – 4lb.

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Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 12/8/09
24 fished
 
1st Roy Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 23, 76-2-0

2nd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 19, 75-14-0
 
3rd Danny Jupp Avanti Used Tackle peg 38, 74-6-0

4th  John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 49, 65-11-0
 
5th Mick Elliott Avanti Used Tackle peg 33, 58-4-0

6th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 53-9-0

Roy fished a small pellet feeder and pellet cast tight to the lily pads at peg 23 catching in spells he landed a total of 24 carp – 6lb and 76lb 2oz. 4oz behind, fishery regular John Darby fished the pole and corn at 7m for carp – 8lb for 75lb 14oz. Danny Jupp finished 3rd in this tight match landing carp – 8lb on the pole and meat fished down the margin finishing with 74lb 6oz. 
 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 11/8/09
15 fished 

1st John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 40, 45-14-0

2nd Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC  peg 41, 43-7-0

3rd John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 41-4-0 

4th Chris Tomlinson Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 54, 25-3-0

5th  Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 44, 21-3-0

6th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 20-2-0

Only the odd carp was caught so it was the skimmers and tench that made up the bulk of John’s catch, fishing pole and pellet out at 11m he had fish – 3lb. 2nd place was Mick Lysaght fishing the method feeder and corn to the weed beds he was the only angler to really to catch any carp landing 43lb 7oz of fish – 6lb.

  
Holmedale Lake
Sunday Eve 3 hours
9/8/09
26 Fished 

1st Mick Smith Church Warsop AC peg 53, 83-9-0

2nd Paul Carline Avanti Used Tackle peg 21, 80-15-0
 
3rd Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 38, 79-9-0

4th Phil Carline Avanti Used Tackle peg 33, 60-11-0

5th John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 50, 59-2-0

6th  Paul Brown Mansfield Busmen AC peg 27, 52-7-0

Making the most of the end peg draw Mick fished pole and paste at 5m and pole and corn down the margin, catching all match he landed carp – 5lb in his total 83lb 9oz. 2nd placed Paul fished pole and meat long down the margin at peg 21 landing 18 carp – 10lb.  

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Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 5/8/09
27 fished
 
1st Ant King Dynamite Middy  peg 33, 153-7-0

2nd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 21, 124-9-0
 
3rd Phil Carline Avanti Used Tackle peg 19, 92-10-0

4th Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 17, 70-7-0
 
5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 29, 56-11-0

6th Malc Daws & Lee Hassett & Grant King all  46-5-0

Ant fished a small pellet feeder cast very tight to the lily pads at peg 33 alternating maggots meat and corn on the hook he had over 30 carp – 9lb steady all match weighing in 153lb 7 oz. 2nd place with 124lb 9oz Alan fished pole meat and worm down both margins for 31 carp-10lb from peg 21. 3rd place went to Chesterfield’s Phil Carline drawn at 19 he fished pole meat and paste for 92lb 10oz made up of carp – 9lb. 
 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 4/8/09
20 fished 

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 48, 39-7-0

2nd John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 38-7-0 

3rd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 38, 37-5-0

4th Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 57, 32-5-0

5th  Fu Man Chew Peg One Angling Centre peg 60, 31-0-0

6th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 30-2-0

No big weights with the carp not showing in great numbers, Lee did manage to catch four carp – 4lb but the rest of his 39lb 7oz was made up of bream – 2lb all on the pole and corn fished out at 13m. 2nd placed John Mosley had a mixed net of Tench carp and skimmers on the pole and pellet fished down the margin for 38-7-0.

  
Holmedale Lake
Sunday Eve 4 hours
2/8/09
26 Fished 

1st Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 36, 100-1-0

2nd Phil Carline Avanti Used Tackle peg 17, 68-7-0
 
3rd Neil Wilkinson Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 56-14-0

4th John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 55-9-0

5th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 32, 50-12-0

6th  Dave Nicholls Notts AA  peg 43, 44-2-0

Lee fished pole and luncheon meat at 5m feeding six 4mm cubes of meat every put in he landed 23 carp – 8lb finishing with 100lb 1oz, long way behind 2nd place Phil fished the pole and paste at 9m landing 20 carp – 8lb. 

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Gateford Angling Supplies Summer League
Final Round
Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 29/7/09
23 fished
 
1st John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 43, 90-7-0

2nd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 46, 89-8-0
 
3rd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 50, 79-14-0

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 27, 76-8-0
 
5th Jason Singleton Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 21, 65-15-0

6th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 17, 54-1-0

Same top three has last week only the peg numbers have changed John landed 15 carp – 9lb and 20lb of stockies fishing the pole with meat and worm down the margin, weighing 90lb 7oz, 15oz behind was Dave Madin fishing the pole and meat short he had carp – 10lb finishing with 89lb 8oz.
 
Final League after worst 3 results taken off
1st Dave Madin 10 points
2nd Mick Langton 16 points on weight
3rd Alan Warren  16 points

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 28/7/09
19 fished 

1st John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 44, 86-5-0

2nd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 45-0-0 

3rd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 57, 42-14-0

4th John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 53, 41-6-0

5th  Fu Man Chew Peg One Angling Centre peg 47, 30-7-0

6th John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 38, 30-2-0

Well out in front John sat it out for the big carp fishing tight down the margin at the side of  the lily pad with the pole and corn over hemp he had 9 carp – 10 and 12 skimmers for his total of 86lb 5 oz. The best of the rest was John Darby at peg 40 he had a mixed net of small carp, Ide and skimmers on the pole and pellet.

  
Holmedale Lake
Sunday Eve 4 hours
26/7/09
24 Fished 

1st Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 19, 123-11-0

2nd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 75-14-0
 
3rd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 17, 70-3-0

4th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 44-2-0

5th Kev Nussey Church Warsop AC  peg 36, 42-9-0

6th  Dean Annabel Anvil AC peg 44, 42-5-0

Lee got off to a flying start landing carp to 5lb on his very first put in, fishing pole and meat out at 11m and down the margin he weighed in an incredible 123lb 11oz enough to win the match and break the 4 hour match record by 10lb.

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Sherwood Forest Fishery Midweek And Weekend Match Results

Holmedale Lake
Sunday Eve 4 hours
19/7/09
24 Fished 

1st Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 35, 91-12-0

2nd Neil Wilkinson Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 83-5-0
 
3rd Matt Sanderson Peg One Angling peg 8, 71-4-0

4th Lee Hassett Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 63-8-0

5th Lee Payling Peg One Angling peg 14, 56-4-0

6th  Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 29, 54-15-0

Big fish were the order of the day, Alan fishing the pole and paste out at  6m and meat down the margin at peg 35 he had carp – 8lb in his 91lb 12oz catch. In second place Neil also fished paste at 6m catching carp steady all match he landed fish – 10lb in his total of 83lb 5oz. 

Gateford Angling Supplies Summer League
Round 10
Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 22/7/09
26 fished
 
1st John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 5, 92-14-0

2nd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 45, 88-7-0

3rd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 27, 74-12-0

4th Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 48, 59-8-0
 
5th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 21, 54-15-0

6th Neil Wilkinson Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 36, 50-7-0

Peg 5 seems to be the peg to be on at the moment throwing up some big weights of late, this match it was the turn of school teacher John Woodland to draw it, fishing pole out and later in the margin with meat and worm on the hook he had over 30 carp – 7lb. In 2nd place Dave fished down the margin all match because of the strong wind with corn and meat on the hook he had 19 carp – 9lb.
 
League after 10 rounds
Dave Madin 21 points
Alan Warren  29 points
Mick Langton 31 points

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 21/7/09
19 fished 

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 55, 41-4-0

2nd Kris Garrett Nottingham peg 58, 37-8-0

3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 37-1-0 

4th John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 31-2-0 

5th  John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 43, 26-8-0

6th Fu Man Chew Peg One Angling Centre peg 37, 23-7-0

Lee landed a mixed net of carp – 3lb skimmers, roach and ide – 1lb in his total of 41lb 4 oz all caught on the pole fished at 14m and worm over c/worm and caster. Kris in 2nd place had a 6lb on his first put in, but struggled to catch any more till the last hour landing a further 10 more – the same size on the pole and corn fished down the margin.

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Gateford Angling Supplies Summer League
Round 8
Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 7/7/09
25 fished
 
1st Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling  peg 19, 82-1-0

2nd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 49, 75-15-0

3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 71-15-0

4th Glen Greasley Barnsley Bait Company peg 24, 71-0-0

5th Bob Ball Sensas Mansfield Angling  peg 5, 57-5-0

6th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 40, 54-7-0

Making the most of empty peg 18 Pete fished the pole meat and maggots into it, after a slow start the bigger carp moved in and it was a bite every put out landing carp -10lb. 2nd place Dave fished tight to the lily pad with pole and meat for 21 carp – 8lb.
 
League after 8 rounds
Dave Madin 19 points
Alan Warren 25 points
Mick Langton 25 points

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 8/7/09
18 fished 

1st Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 50, 59-8-0

2nd Lee Parker  Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 44, 41-1-0

3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 53, 33-8-0

4th John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 32-0-0 

5th  John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 28-11-0

6th Shaun Lambert Peg One Angling Centre peg 57, 27-11-0

Alan had over 20lb of skimmers on the pole and pellet up to the last hour the a change to the candle fished with floating bread brought him 5 carp – 8lb making up his total weight of 59lb 8oz. Traveling and team partner Lee had two 8lb carp on corn down the margin late in the match to had to his 25lb of skimmers also caught on the pole and pellet.

  
Holmedale Lake
Sunday Eve 4 Hours 5/7/09
24 Fished

1st Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 27, 69-11-0

2nd Matt Sanderson Peg One Angling Centre peg 39, 58-0-0
 
3rd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 51-3-0

4th Mick Clifton Peg One Angling Centre peg 35, 50-11-0

5th Dean Annabel Anvil AC  peg 21, 42-6-0

6th  Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 5, 42-5-0

Alan Warren is in top form at the moment catching fish from any peg, this time at 27 he fished the pole meat and worm over pellets out at 5m and down the margin landing carp – 7lb all match finishing with 69lb-11oz. 2nd place went to Peg One’s Matt Sanderson fishing the pole and paste down the margin at the side of a small lily pad he caught all carp the biggest being 9lb.

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Sherwood Forest Fishery
 
Holmedale Lake Sunday eve 4 hours 28th June 09
28 fished
1st Neil Wilkinson Sherwood Forest Fishery Peg 4, 82-11-0
2nd Alan Warren Phils Bait & Tackle Peg 20, 82-1-0
3rd John Forster Kiveton Hall Fishery Peg 21, 79-9-0
4th Nigel Shipman Gateford Angling Supplies Peg 35, 61-5-0
5th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery Peg 54, 42-12-0
6th John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery Peg 31, 41-7-0
 
Neil fished pole and paste down the margin catching carp to 10lb steady all match weighing a total of 82lb 11oz. Close behind in second place Alan fished pole and meat out for carp to 8lb finishing with 82lb 1oz.
 
Sherwood Lake Tuesday 30th June 09
18 fished
1st John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery Peg 57, 43-9-0
2nd Mick Clifton Peg One Angling Centre Peg 41, 39-8-0
3rd Shaun Lambert Peg One Angling Centre Peg 40, 27-8-0
4th Lee Parker Phils Bait & Tackle Peg 47, 26-8-0
5th John Mosely Sherwood Forest Fishery Peg 50, 18-12-0
6th Dave Nicholls Notts AA Peg 54, 15-11-0
 
John fished pole and caster put at 6meters for a mixed net of Roach, Skimmers and Ide. Changed to corn, fished down the margin brought him 6 Carp to 6lb winning with a total weight of 43lb 9oz. And also winninbg the Golden Peg. 2nd place Mick has never ever finished in the money before fish pole and pellet down the margin for Carp to 4lb Skimmers to 2lb and his total of 39lb 8oz.
 
Gateford Angling Summer Series Round 7
Holmedale Lake 25 fished
1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery Peg11, 73-3-0
2nd Lee Parker Phils Bait & tackle Peg 52, 50-8-0
3rd Gary Scott Barnsley Bait Co Peg 18, 49-0-0
4th Kris Garrett Notts AA Peg 40, 48-5-0
5th Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery Peg 31, 42-6-0
6th Alan Warren Phils Bait & Tackle Peg 43, 39-2-0
 
The stifling heat put paid to the big weights but out in front was Mick Langton with 73lb 3oz all caught on the pole and paste fished at 6meters landing fish to 7lb. Second place went to Lee Parker on end peg 52 fishing the pole and worm landing 17 fish to 6lb.
 
League after 7 rounds
Dave Madin 17 points
Mick Langton 19 points
Alan Warren 21 points

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Gateford Angling Supplies Summer League
Round 6
Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 24/6/09
25 fished
 
1st Richard Wood Derby Angling Fed peg 21, 82-8-0

2nd Gary Scott Barnsley Bait Company peg 53, 78-15-0

3rd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 36, 67-7-0

4th Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 18, 65-5-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 46, 60-14-0

6th Bob Ball Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 56-4-0

Again it is peg 21 that produces the winner this time it was Richard Woods turn fishing pole and paste down the margin he landed over 20 carp – 9lb in his total of 82lb 8oz. Gary Scott made the most of the end peg draw fishing the pole and meat out and down the margin he landed just 10 carp the biggest going a massive 15lb
 
League after 6 rounds
Dave Madin 14 points
Alan Warren 17 points
Mick Langton 18 points

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 23/6/09
18 fished 

1st Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 41, 58-11-0

2nd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 40, 50-15-0

3rd Fred Bispham Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 27-9-0

4th Dave Nicholls Notts AA peg 49, 16-2-0

5th  Dave Round Mansfield Busmen B peg 57, 14-12-0

6th John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 53, 13-11-0

The two best pegs on the lake produced 1st & 2nd places with Alan fishing the method feeder and corn cast to the weed beds for carp – 3lb and late in the match he had 3 bonus carp of 6lb+ on floating bread with a total of 58lb 11oz match winning weight. 2nd place Lee fished the pole with caster and maggot for a mixed net of skimmers and roach – 1lb and 5 carp – 5lb late in the match.

  
Holmedale Lake
Sunday Eve 4 Hours 21/6/09
23 Fished

1st Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 21, 88-7-0

2nd Neil Wilkinson Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 33, 77-10-0
 
3rd Daz Hill Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 69-7-0

4th Carl Brown Peg One Angling Centre peg 35, 65-4-0

5th Paul Brown Mansfield Busmen ac peg 47, 62-3-0

6th  John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 13, 56-15-0

Peg 21 is the place to draw at the moment and with Alan Warren on it, it’s sure to be the winning peg again, fishing the pole and lob worm down the margin he had carp – 7lb steady all match.2nd placed Neil fished pole and paste short at 5m for and all carp net with fish to 6lb.

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Gateford Angling Supplies Summer League
Round 5
Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 17/6/09
25 fished
 
1st Glen Greasley Barnsley Bait Company peg 29, 63-12-0

2nd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 60-13-0

3rd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 44, 49-14-0

4th Richard Wood Derby Angling Fed peg 53, 48-15-0

5th Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 43-15-0

6th Lee Hassett Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 38, 43-7-0

It looked like the weather was going to win this match the wind blowing tackle all over and the heavy rain damping everybody’s spirits. Because of the wind the winner Glen fished a method feeder cast to the lily pads at peg 29 a peg you would normally fish pole under willow tree (weather permitting) fishing with an 8mm pellet on the hook he had 17 carp – 5lb steady through the match. 2nd place Dave fished pole and paste short down both margins at peg 21 landing carp – 8lb and surprisingly Roach – 1lb took a liking to it as well 
 
League after 5 rounds
Dave Madin 8 points
Pete Hodgetts 14 points
Mick Langton 15 points

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 16/6/09
15 fished 

1st Jason Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 48-12-0

2nd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 53, 36-3-0

3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 18-12-0

4th Dave Nicholls Notts AA peg 49, 15-15-0

5th  Mick Clifton Peg One Angling Centre peg 37, 11-1-0

Winning his first Match at the fishery Jason drew hot peg 40 and made the most of the good draw he fished pole with pellet and corn down the margin at 13m for 18 carp – 4lb and a few skimmers finishing with 12lb to spare over 2nd place Alan who fished the pole and pellet for a mainly skimmer net with fish – 1lb.  

Holmedale Lake
Sunday Eve 4 Hours 14/6/09
26 Fished

1st John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 38, 113-8-0

2nd Paul Brown Mansfield Busmen ac peg 31, 97-11-0
 
3rd Brian Wood Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 50, 65-15-0

4th Nigel Shipman Peg One Angling Centre peg 35, 64-7-0

5th Roy Butterfield Gateford Angling Supplies peg 21, 63-15-0

6th Jake Woolly Sherwood Forest Juniors peg 17, 62-10-0

John Woodland’s back inform winning his 2nd Sunday eve match in a row fishing pole meat and worm out and down the margin he had 16 carp from 5lb – 10lb in his total of 113lb 8oz. 2nd place went to Paul Brown drawn at 31 he fished pole and pellet shallow on top of the submerged bore hole building for 26 carp – 8lb finishing just short of the ton with 97lb 11oz.

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Gateford Angling Supplies Summer League
Round 4
Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 10/6/09
26 fished
 
1st Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 21, 112-0-0

2nd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 13, 79-9-0

3rd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 49, 72-12-0

4th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 71-7-0

5th Tom Hunt Gateford Angling Supplies peg 18, 67-15-0

6th Glen Greasley Gateford Angling Supplies peg 39, 65-8-0

Any unusual combination seems to catch the carp at this lake fishing pole and treble caster over  maggots down the margin Pete had carp – 10lb queuing up to take his bait having 5 fish – 10lb in 5 puts in, and over 20 smaller ones making up his 112lb match winning weight. 2nd Alan fished pole and meat short at 4m for a net of stockies – 2lb
 
League after 4 rounds
Dave Madin 8 points
Mick Langton 11 points
Pete Hodgetts 11 points
 
  
Holmedale Lake
Sunday Eve 4 Hours7/6/09
18 Fished

1st John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 77-3-0

2nd Geoff Musson TJM Tackle peg 38, 63-1-0

3rd Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 35, 61-5-0

4th Brian Brisco Peg One Angling Centre peg 32, 40-12-0

5th Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 21, 34-3-0

6th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 22, 31-1-0

Despite torrential down pours the lake still fished well, with top stop going to fishery regular John Woodland fishing pole pellet and meat out but later down the margin he caught steady all match landing carp – 8lb. Local tackle dealer Geoff Musson was 2nd fishing the pole at 14m out with worm on the hook also landing carp – 8lb in his 63lb 1 oz catch

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Gateford Angling Supplies Summer League
Round 3
Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 3/6/09
25 fished
 
1st Andy Lakey Gateford Angling Supplies  peg 52, 57-12-0

2nd Glen Greasley Gateford Angling Supplies peg 42, 51-9-0

3rd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 51-7-0

4th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 49, 49-14-0

5th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 45, 48-1-0

6th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 47-3-0

A red hot day yesterday and a cold one today and the carp just finished spawning Andy pinned all his hopes on the stockies feeding, fishing pole and paste at 6m he had 4 fish over 4lb and the rest made up of stockies winning his first match at the lake his smile got even bigger when he drew out his peg for an extra £100 golden peg. 2nd in this close match went to Glen Greasley fishing the method feeder and pellet at 42 for 18 carp – 7lb
 
League after 3 rounds
Dave Madin 5 points
Mick Langton 6 points
Pete Hodgetts 10 points
 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 2/6/09
21 fished 

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre  peg 36, 30-1-0

2nd John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 49, 17-10-0

3rd John Moseley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 14-0-0

4th Dave Nicholls Notts AA peg 41, 10-14-0
 
5th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 55, 10-3-0

6th Shaun Lambert Peg One Angling Centre  peg 58, 10-3-0

The fishing was hard on what turned out to be the hottest day of the year so far, making the most of the end peg draw Lee fished pole and pellet for skimmers and carp – 2lb turning out to be an easy victory with 30lb 1oz. Sherwood’s  John Wooff was 2nd with 17lb 10oz of skimmers, roach and rudd on the pole and caster.

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Gateford Angling Supplies Summer League
Round 2
Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 27/5/09
27 fished
 
1st John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 13, 88-14-0

2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 83-3-0

3rd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 76-8-0

4th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 35, 74-8-0

5th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 44, 60-3-0

6th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 17, 59-5-0

A close match throughout with John Woodland just edging in front fishing pole with worm and meat out and later down the margin he landed 21 carp the biggest going just over 12lb for a total of 88lb 14oz. 2nd placed Mick fished pole and worm out at 11m for a mixed bag of roach, rudd, perch and carp – 6lb.

League after 2 rounds
Mick Langton 2 points
Dave Madin 4 points
John Darby 8 points
 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 26/5/09
18 fished 

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre  peg 44, 72-8-0

2nd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 61, 33-8-0

3rd John Holmes England Disabled  peg 53, 21-3-0

4th Fred Bispham Peg One Angling Centre  peg 47, 18-8-0
 
5th Lionel Twiss Peg One Angling Centre  peg 50, 17-7-0

6th Jay Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 40, 17-0-0

A long way in front Lee fished pole and maggot out at 13m and corn down the margin landing 21lb of skimmers – 1lb and the rest of his catch was made up of carp – 4lb on corn from the margin totaling 72lb 8oz.

Holmedale Lake
Monday 25/5/09
21 fished
 
1st Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 23, 91-15-0

2nd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 71-10-0

3rd Greg Cooper Middy peg 20, 62-3-0

Despite the carp spawning the like still fished well with Rob Ward coming out top fishing pole and worm at 13m catching from the start he had 30 carp – 10lb

Holmedale Lake
Thursday 28/5/09
Browning Youth Masters

1st Brendan Fowler Sheffield peg 22, 55-12-0

2nd Dillon Shaw Derby peg 20, 53-9-0

3rd Jake Hemmings Nottingham  peg 27, 40-12-0

4th Chris Tomlinson Mansfield peg 16, 32-7-0

5th Shane Marriott Warsop peg 29, 32-5-0

6th Oliver Crooks Derby peg 17, 30-15-0

Weights that would most adults would be proud of in this Browning junior match, at the top of the list Sheffield’s Brendan Fowler fished the method feeder and pellet cast tight to the island for 18 carp – 8lb and qualifying for the final at Moorlands in July. Just behind in 2nd place was 10 year old Dillon Shaw draw at peg 20 he fished a pellet feeder cast to the far bank for 20 carp – 6lb,   

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 17/5/09
32 Fished

1st Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 15, 52-15-0

2nd Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 49-14-0

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 23, 45-3-0

4th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies 32, 44-6-0

5th Pete Hodgetts Mansfield Angling peg 30, 41-7-0

6th Ian Marshall Gateford Angling Supplies peg 20, 41-4-0

Over the last two days the lake as risen  over 2 inch following the heavy thunderstorms putting cold water in the lake stopping the usual 3 figure match weights. At the top Wednesday and again today Dave Madin fished all match on the pole fished at 14m with a big worm on the hook over a bed of pellets he had 15 carp the biggest being 8lb winning what turned out to be a tight match with 52lb 15oz. 2nd place went to Craig Brazier drawn at 26 he fished a pellet method feeder cast to the lily pads with pellet hook bait he landed 17 carp – 5lb. Pete in 3rd place had 5 carp – 9lb in his first 5 puts in on pole and pellet but only managed to  land 3 more in the rest of the match.    

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 13/5/09
25 fished
 
1st Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 97-0-0

2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 82-1-0

3rd Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 20, 80-8-0

4th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling  peg 17,76-12-0

5th Kev Baxter Mosborough Tackle Box peg 45, 74-5-0

6th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 21, 64-3-0

Dave fished pole and meat out at 12m over pellets catching steady all match he landed carp from 1lb – 10 and had 6 bream the best weighing 5lb weighing in a level 97lb. 2nd place was Mick Langton fished pole at 11m with paste and worm for a net of carp – 10lb loosing 4 big fish in a snag that would have been enough for 1st 3rd placed Craig fished pole and maggot, drawn in the shallow bay at peg 20 he had a mixed net of carp – 8lb roach, skimmers and perch

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 12/5/09
16 fished 

1st Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 41, 50-8-0

2nd John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 40, 22-1-0

3rd John Holmes England Disabled peg 47, 19-14-0

4th  Jay Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 44, 18-12-0

4th  Shaun  Lambert Peg One Angling Centre  peg 57, 18-12-0

6th Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC peg 53, 14-6-0

Alan doubled the weight of the 2nd placed angler fishing pole and pellet at just 3m out at the bottom of the inside shelf, taking carp – 9lb in is total of 50lb 8oz. 2nd place John Mosley fished a small pellet feeder cast to the weed beds and was getting  carp and tench every cast till the sun got on the water and it went flat calm then all bites stopped and he had to settle for a total of 20lb 1oz. 

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 10/5/09
28 Fished

1st Steve Clark Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 20, 87-8-0

2nd Kev Baxter Mosborough Tackle Box peg 21, 75-0-0

3rd Neil Wilkinson Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, 50-12-0

4th Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery 19, 47-0-0

5th John Wood Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 56, 45-3-0

6th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 42-9-0

A peg to peg battle ensued at pegs 20 & 21 both fishing pole and worm over casters out and down the margin Steve came out top with 21 carp – 7lb and 87lb 8oz to Kev’s 10 carp – 12lb and weighing in a level 75lb. 3rd place went to Neil Wilkinson fishing the pole and pellet shallow for 20 carp 5lb.    

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 6/5/09
24 fished
 
1st Kev Baxter Mosborough Tackle Box peg 26, 123-11-0

2nd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 87-5-0

3rd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 81-9-0

4th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling  peg 4,80-8-0

5th Lee Hassett  Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 18, 70-3-0

6th Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 66-6-0

Catching from the start to the finish Kev fished pole and chopped worm over casters and maggot on two lines out at 12m and down the margin for 30 + carp – 12lb and again a weight over the ton putting 123lb 11oz on the scales. Pete in 2nd place caught stockies – 1lb on the pole and pellet, but in the last hour the bigger carp put in appearance landing carp – 8lb finishing with a total of 87lb 5oz. In third place Dave Madin lost a 12lb carp after unhooking it that would have put him in 2nd fishing pole and corn down the margin he had 81lb 9oz of carp.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 5/5/09
21 fished 

1st John Holmes England Disabled peg 58, 53-3-0

2nd Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 38, 50-15-0 

3rd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 55, 49-15-0

4th  John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 54, 37-15-0  

5th  Shaun  Lambert Peg One Angling Centre  peg 35, 19-10-0

6th John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 51, 19-3-0

Making the most of the end peg draw and sheltered from the strong wind John fished pole and pellet out at 9m and down the margin for a mixed net of skimmers – 1lb and carp – 4lb finishing with 53lb 3oz. Just behind in 2nd place Rob fished a small pellet feeder and pellet cast to the island for an all carp net with his biggest fish also going 4lb.

 
Holmedale Lake
Monday 4/5/09
24 fished

1st Steve Clark Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 44, 222-8-0

2nd Kev Baxter Mosborough Tackle Box peg 4, 85-8-0

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 66-7-0

4th Lee Richmond Diawa Trentmen peg 22, 40-7-0

5th John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre 34-3-0

6th Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 25, 30-2-0

After winning Sundays open match with over 138lb X Trentman captain Steve went one better today breaking the match record by over 28lb weighing in a massive 222lb 8oz, fishing the pole and full worm over choppy and casters out at 12m and late in the match down the margin Steve had 15 carp between 10 and 12lb plus a mix of carp 1lb– 7lb and roach, perch and skimmers, finishing in 1st place with 137lb to spare over travelling partner Kev,  he fished the same method on the pole out and down the margin for carp – 9lb and weighing in a weight that would normally be good enough for 1st place 85lb 8oz.

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 3/5/09
27 Fished

1st Steve Clark Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 26, 138-1-0

2nd Neil Wilkinson Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 20, 92-3-0

3rd Kev Baxter Mosborough Tackle Box peg 44, 76-12-0

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 67-8-0

5th Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 18, 62-3-0

6th Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 61-8-0

An impressive match were 54lb 15oz was the lowest section winning weight, but winning the match was Mansfield’s Steve Clark drawn at peg 26 he fished the pole long at 14m with chopped worm and a big worm on the hook he landed carp – 10lb, skimmers, roach and perch in his massive weight of 138lb 1oz. 2nd placed Neil drew in the bay at peg 20 and caught carp – 5lb all match on the pole and pellet fished at 8m.   

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 29/4/09
23 fished
 
1st Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling  peg 21,112-4-0

2nd Mick Drage Gateford Angling Supplies peg 18, 88-10-0

3rd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 36, 72-6-0

4th Lee Hassett  Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 67-4-0

5th Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 64-10-0

6th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 52-8-0

Pete put 112lb 4oz on the scales consisting of 24 carp – 12lb caught on the pole with maggot and meat on the hook fished down the right hand margin at 12m, he caught steady all day but had most of his fish latter in the match. 2nd place went to Gateford Angling supplies backed Mick Drague he fished pole and pellet at 9m straight out for an all carp net with fish from 8oz – 8lb.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 28/4/09
17 fished 

1st Jason White Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 40-6-0

2nd John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 51, 33-2-0 

3rd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 50, 30-14-0

4th   Dave Nichols Notts AA peg 60, 20-4-0

5th  Shaun  Lambert Peg One Angling Centre  peg 52, 19-14-0

6th Mick Clifton Peg One Angling Centre  peg 40, 19-12-0

The hopes of the usual big weights were washed away when in the middle of the match the heavens opened and there was a tropical rain storm for nearly an hour, but by that time the damage was done Jason ad had 9 of his 11carp on the method feeder and pellet cast tight to the weed beds adding 2 more – 9lb and a few skimmers he came out top with 40lb 6oz. 2nd place went to John Wooff fishing the pole and caster sort at 5m for a mixed net of skimmers, roach and a single Barbel.

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 26/4/09
28 Fished

1st Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 20, 77-10-0

2nd Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 25, 76-15-0

3rd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 73-0-0

4th Shane Wharton Sutton Metal Box AC peg 22, 68-9-0

5th Kev Baxter Mosborough Tackle Box peg 21, 67-1-0

6th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 41, 66-13-0

Rob drew peg 20 in the shallow bay and on this sunny day there’s always going to be lots of carp in there, he fished both pole and a small ground bait feeder cast into the corner with pellet on the hook he had carp – 7lb all match finishing with 77lb 10oz. 2nd place went to inform Kristian Powers drawn at 25 he fished method feeder and pellet all match cast to the lily pads for an carp net with fish going – 7lb.  

Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 22/4/09
25 fished
 
1st Christian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 118-7-0

2nd Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling  peg 11,85-6-0

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, 77-13-0

4th Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 75-13-0

5th Kev Baxter Mosborough Tackle Box peg 31, 63-4-0

6th Jason Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 52-8-0

Christian started the match fishing the method feeder and pellet cast to the lily pads and was into carp – 4lb from the off, a change in the last hour to pole fished pellet down the margin brought him a few bonus carp- 7lb in his total catch of 118lb 7oz. Nearest to Christian was Pete Hodgetts at peg 11 he fished pole and luncheon meat for 22 carp – 8lb. 3rd Placed Pete Ellis just edged Dave Madin into 4th place at the next peg with a late run of carp – 7lb on the pole and pellet. 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 21/4/09
18 fished 

1st John Holmes England Disabled peg 59, 64-7-0

2nd Danny Warren Sherwood Forest Juniors peg 41, 62-0-0 

3rd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 53, 43-0-0

4th   Shaun  Lambert Peg One Angling Centre  peg 40, 42-9-0

5th  Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 50, 32-7-0

6th Mick Clifton Peg One Angling Centre  peg 37, 29-12-0

John had not had a bite with two hours to go, but when the fish moved in it  was a fish ever put in, he fished pole and pellet out at 9m landing 19 carp – 7lb + 10 skimmers – 1lb weighing in a total of 64lb 7oz 2nd place went to 16 year old Danny Warren drawn at peg 41 he fished the method feeder and corn cast to the weed beds for 17 carp – 8lb for a level 62lb leaving his dad Alan a long way behind in third place.

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 12/4/09
27 Fished

1st Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 46-15-0

2nd Christian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 46, 44-8-0

3rd Neil Wilkinson Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 52, 37-15-0

4th Mick Shepherd Summercoates Tackle Box  peg 24, 36-10-0

5th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 32-2-0

6th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 17, 30-12-0

Dad and lad at the top of the list again and again it’s dad Norman coming out top, fishing the method feeder and pellet cast tight to the island at peg 36 he started off with a fish every cast but it died off till the last hour, ending with 20 carp – 4lb and a total of 46lb 15oz Christian in 2nd place fished the pole and corn over pellets but had to fish 16m up to the island to get a bit, he had mostly stockies – 2lb making up his 37lb 15oz total.

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Holmedale Lake
Wednesday 18/3/09
20 fished
 
1st Lee Hassett Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 52, 90-3-0

2nd Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 21, 73-0-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 59-2-0

4th Andy Lakey Gateford Angling Supplies  peg 32, 36-14-0

5th John Wooff  Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 25-7-0

6th Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 37, 23-14-0

Making the most of the end peg draw Lee won his first match at the fishery with his biggest ever weight, fishing pole and pellet down the margin he had a few stocky carp before the big boys moved in, landing 25 carp – 10lb loosing his biggest fish at the net that would have took his weight over the ton but he was happy with his total of 90lb 3oz. 2nd place again went to Pete Hodgetts landing 14 carp on the pole and pellet and feeder and meat cast to the island late in the match to finish 20lb behind with exactly 73lb.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 17/3/09
12 fished 

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 40, 53-3-0

2nd John Holmes England Disabled peg 41, 34-3-0

3rd John Moseley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 15-7-0

4th  Fred Bispham Peg One Angling Centre, peg 38, 14-6-0

Lee fished a small pellet feeder with corn and meat cast to the weed beds at peg 40 catching all day he landed 24 carp – 3lb for a total of 53lb 3oz. 2nd placed John had a mixed net of skimmers and small carp on the pole and pellet plus a bonus carp weighing 17lb 10oz caught on floating bread.    

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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 15/3/09
29 Fished

1st Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 54, 83-9-0

2nd Christian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 57-12-0

3rd Martin Rouse Mansfield Busman B peg 29, 52-11-0

4th Richard Wood Derby Federation peg 26, 50-4-0

5th Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 6, 44-2-0

6th Matt Booth Sutton Metal Box peg 1, 39-15-0

Dad and lad at the top of the list with dad Norman coming out top with a big margin, drawn at end peg 54 he fished pole and pellet down the margin, after a bite less 2 hours the carp moved into his swim and it was a fish nearly every put in landing carp – 11lb in his net of 83lb 9oz, Christian in 2nd place was into fish from the off on the pole and pellet landing 30lb of stockies – 12oz and 10 bigger carp – 6lb.
The lake fished very well for the 1st Sunday open match there was 14 weights over 30lb and 37lb 15oz was the lowest section winning weight.     

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 11/3/09
24 fished
 
1st Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 78-15-0

2nd Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 24, 67-11-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 14, 64-3-0

4th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 38, 62-14-0

5th Jason Singlehurst Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 40-7-0

6th Arnie Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 19, 39-11-0

A slow start to the match after a white over frost but the lake soon recovered and further into the match the better it got. Dave started on the pellet feeder and corn cast to the old lily bed for just one carp after an hour he changed to the pole alternating between meat and corn over pellet he added 15 more carp – 8lb to his tally ending with a total of 78lb 15oz. 2nd placed Pete had 14 carp on the pole pellet and corn fished at 13m his biggest fish was 9lb making his total 67lb 11oz, 3rd place went to Mick Langton fishing the pole and meat in two swims for 26 carp – 9lb, and the 4th place and the 4th weight over 60lb went to Craig Brazier at peg 38 he fished pole and corn for 12 carp and a total of 62lb 14oz.

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Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 4/3/09
19 fished
 
1st Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 29-2-0

2nd Ben Flowers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 21-0-0

3rd Shaun Sutton Gateford Angling Supplies peg 19, 19-7-0

4th Bill Potts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 17-7-0

5th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 16-8-0

6th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 17, 15-8-0

Weights were down on this very cold day but all the anglers fishing did catch. Dave Madin made it three wins out of four that he as fished, drawn at 41 he fished pole and pellet out at 13m catching carp – 4lb steady all match. In 2nd place, Ben alternated between a small g/bait feeder and corn cast to the spinner and pole and corn at 11m for a net of carp – 2lb.

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Sherwood Forest Mid week results
 
Tuesday 17/2/09 Sherwood Lake 12 fished
 
1st Fred Bispham Harlequins BP peg 43, 8-0-0
2nd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 44, 5-7-0
3rd John Holmes England Disabled peg 47, 5-2-0
 
Fred fished pole and pinkie at 7m for a busy day landing small roach and skimmers – 4oz.
2nd placed Lee had a better stamp of roach – 12oz fishing the pole and caster.
 
Wednesday 18/2/09 Holmedale Lake 19 fished
 
1st Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 29-2-0
2nd Andy Lakey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 47, 21-7-0
3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 19-3-0
4th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 10-0-0
5th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 40, 7-2-0
6th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 32, 6-15-0
 
Dave fished a small pellet feeder loaded with micro pellets and meat hook bait
cast to the old lily pads in the middle of the lake, his first carp came on his very first cast
followed by 6 more during the match his biggest weighing 9lb for a total of 29lb 2oz.
2nd place went to Worksop’s Andy Lakey he had 3 carp – 4lb on ledgered meat cast to the far bank
and 10lb of roach – 1lb on the pole and maggot.

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Wednesday 11/2/09

Holmedale Lake 14 fished 

1st Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 32, 19-0-0 

2nd Andy Lakey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 35, 4-15-0 

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 33, 4-8-0 

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery 50, 4-1-0 

Fishing through holes in the ice Pete was the only angler to catch carp,

landing 3- 10lb and a dozen roach on the pole and maggot he finished with over

14lb in front of 2nd place.

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Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 21/1/09
18 fished
 
1st Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 32, 14-6-0

2nd Bernard O Conner Gateford Angling Supplies peg 15, 11-1-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 9-10-0

4th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 52, 9-3-0

5th Steve Skinner Gateford Angling Supplies peg 42, 8-2-0

6th John Moseley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 6-7-0

It was a very cold start to the match with ice in the margins but when the wind got up, it got even colder making it a struggle to catch. Gateford Angling boss Geoff and team mate Bernard were the only two to catch carp (all the other weights were made up of roach and perch ) both having 6 carp each with Geoff’s biggest carp going 6lb all caught on a small pellet feeder and corn cast to the old lily beds, Bernard’s biggest fish was 3lb and caught on the straight lead and corn cast to the small island.

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Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 14/1/09
18 fished
 
1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 35-4-0

2nd Steve Skinner Gateford Angling Supplies peg 33, 16-2-0

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 52, 10-0-0

4th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 35, 8-10-0

5th Dave Lane Gateford Angling Supplies peg 14, 8-4-0

The start of the match was delayed for ½ an hour to clear the ice but it didn’t disturb the fish in Mick’s swim having six carp on pole and corn at 16m fished up to the island on his first 6 puts in, these were followed by 9 more – 5lb and 10 roach – 1lb on the maggot weighing in a total of 35lb 4oz, twice has many than 2nd placed Steve Skinner, he fished straight lead and corn cast to the old lily pads having 4 bites and 4 carp – 7lb.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 13/1/09

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling centre peg 14, 29-12-0

2nd John Holmes England Disabled peg 17, 11-1-0

3rd John Moseley Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 11, 10-7-0

Lee fished pole and caster at 13m on the deck and up in the water, after slow first hour the roach moved in and it was a fish every put weighing an impressive all roach net with his biggest fish being just 12oz. 2nd placed John Holmes fished pole and pellet and when the skimmers moved over his feed it was a bit every put in from bream – 1.1/2lb. 

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Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 17/12/08
16 fished
 
1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 22-5-0

2nd Brod Perkins Worksop United AA peg 32, 13-4-0

3rd Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 34, 11-15-0

4th Dave Lane Gateford Angling Supplies peg 47, 11-4-0

5th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 10-3-0

6th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 52, 9-15-0

Mick fished pole and corn at 16m to the side of the small island not feeding anything. He had a small carp first put in and then followed it with 13 more the biggest being 2lb. A change to maggot fished at 11m when his bites dried up brought him 5lb of small roach and perch for 22lb 5oz. Second placed Brod stuck it out for carp. He fished straight lead and meat cast to old lily pads and landed 3 carp – 7lb landing his third fish on the final whistle.

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Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 16/12/08
9 fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 13, 8-3-0

2nd John Moseley Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 14, 5-7-0

3rd Ben Flowers Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 7, 5-0-0

Lee started off fishing waggler and maggot but couldn’t catch as fast as John on the next peg. A change to pole and maggot fished of the bottom brought results in the form of 8lb 3oz of roach, perch and rudd – 8oz. Second placed John fished waggler and maggot all match. Having a bite every cast he finished with 5lb 7oz of roach & perch his biggest fish being just 4oz.


Holmedale Lake

Saturday 6/12/08
Winter league Round 9 Maunside
20 fished
 

1st Little Martin Adams Rivendell Rejects peg 3, 13-8-0

2nd Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 2, 12-6-0

3rd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 6, 9-14-0

4th Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC peg 5, 7-12-0

5th John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 17, 6-14-0

6th Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 11, 6-3-0

The Cavendish Lake was frozen solid so the match was moved on to the Maunside, despite not being frozen the water temperature was only just above , but there wasn’t any blanks and all anglers weighing in and at the top was little Martin Adams he fished pole and maggot tight to the far bank for 10 small carp – 2lb and half a dozen Ide. In second place Rob had to clear the ice from his swim before starting the match having a slow start he caught well in the last two hours catching carp – 2lb on the pole and maggot fished tight to the far bank.

League after  rounds
Rob Ward 20 points
John Woodland 25 points
Mick Langton 27 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 3/12/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
18 fished
 
1st Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 32, 10-3-0

2nd Roy Butterfield Gateford Angling Supplies peg 47, 8-9-0

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 7-0-0

4th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 6-9-0

4th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 39, 6-9-0

6th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 5-15-0

The final round of the fun league was going to be a very hard affair when the aerators were switch of the lake instantly started to freeze up and only the anglers on the sunny pegs could keep their pegs ice free. Mansfield’s Pete Hodgetts opted to fish ledgered bread cast to the lily pad he had just 3 bites and landed 3 carp for a total of just 10lb 3oz. 2nd placed Roy fished for carp with pole and corn without success for the first 2 hours a change to maggot he had a perch first put in then a bite most puts out landing 8lb 9oz of roach and perch – 4oz.

Fun League Final Positions 
Mick Langton 101 points
Charlie Shaw 79 points
Pete Ellis 74 points
John Darby 65 points

Maunside
Tuesday 2/12/08
14 fished

1st Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 4, 38-7-0

2nd Lee Payling Peg One Angling centre peg 5, 10-14-0

3rd Dave Round Mansfield Busmen AC peg 6, 8-2-0

4th Martin Rouse Mansfield Busmen AC peg 8, 7-8-0

5th John Holmes England Disabled peg 14, 7-7-0

A move to the Maunside because of the frozen Cavendish Lake paid dividends for Rob Ward drawn at peg 4 he fished pole and maggot tight to the far bank feeding very little he caught carp – 2lb steady all match. Long way behind in 2nd placed Lee also fished pole and maggot to the far bank for a mixed net of carp and chub – 2lb.


Holmedale Lake
Saturday 29/11/08
Winter league Round 8 Cavendish Lake
20 fished
 

1st Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 15-11-0

2nd Ian Boyd Rivendell AC peg 11, 14-9-0

3rd Paul Hatton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 13, 11-8-0

4th  Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 10, 10-3-0

5th Little Martin Adams Rivendell Rejects peg 5, 10-0-0

6th John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 3, 9-10-0

Despite the freezing cold foggy day the lake fish quite well with all the anglers using the scales, top spot went to Craig Brazier who gambled on the skimmers having a go, fishing pole and pellet at 13m he had 20 skimmers – 2lb for 15lb 11oz. 2nd place Ian fished pole and maggot at 14m for a mixed net of roach, skimmers and perch for 14lb 9oz.

League after 8 rounds
Rob Ward 18 points
Mick Langton 23 points
John Woodland 24 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 26/11/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
20 fished
 
1st Bernard O Conner Gateford Angling Supplies peg 45, 42-9-0

2nd Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 22-12-0

3rd Brod Perkins Worksop United AC peg 34, 16-8-0

4th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 14-3-0

5th Dave Lane Worksop United AC peg 14, 13-15-0

6th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 3, 13-3-0

Bernard fished pole at 16m up to the island at peg 45 with corn on the hook he had 30 small carp – 3lb winning the match with 42lb 9oz and adding £100 to his winnings by drawing out his peg for the golden peg. Nearly 20lb behind Carl fished pole and meat for 10 carp – 4lb.

Sherwood Lake,
Tuesday 25/11/08 
10 fished

1st John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery  peg 14, 7-8-0

1st Matt Sanderson Peg One Angling Centre peg 17, 7-8-0

3rd Lee Payling Peg One Angling centre peg 11, 6-14-0


Holmedale Lake

Saturday 22/11/08
Winter league Round 7 Cavendish Lake
20 fished
 

1st John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 11, 15-0-0

2nd Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 5, 13-7-0

3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 13, 10-13-0

4th Little Martin Adams Rivendell Rejects peg 6, 10-6-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 10, 10-0-0

6th John Slinn Rivendell Rejects peg 12, 9-15-0

First morning of the recent cold snap took its toll on this lake with the skimmers tightly shoaled up in the middle of the lake, John Woodland drew just right and fished pole and pellet at 15m for an all skimmer net with fish going – 1lb. In 2nd place Rob  Ward had two carp – 7lb on pellet feeder and pellet cast to the far bank he caught both fish in the first hour and watched his lead slowly disappear.

League after 7 rounds
Rob Ward 14 points
Mick Langton 20 points
John Woodland 21 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 19/11/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
19 fished
 
1st John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, 42-6-0

2nd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 41-4-0

3rd Jason Singlehurst Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 28-11-0

4th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 14, 24-4-0

5th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 32, 19-3-0

6th Arthur Bird Greyhound AC Worksop peg 25, 19-2-0

The strong wind made presentation hard on most pegs but John Darby made the most of drawing sheltered peg 3 he alternated between a small ground bait feeder and corn cast to the far bank and pole and pellet at 10m he caught all match landing 6 carp – 5lb plus a dozen stockies. Just behind in 2nd place Dave was sat in the full force of the wind finishing one fish sort fishing short pole and pellet for 7 carp – 6lb  + a handful of smaller ones.

Only 5 five anglers turned up for Tuesday’s match


Holmedale Lake
16/11/08
17 fished

1st Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 60-10-0

2nd Keith Barlow Mansfield Piscatorial AS peg 32, 31-12-0

3rd Chris Hunt TJM Tackle peg 3, 30-10-0

4th Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 28-11-0

5th Dave Connell Stockport & Dist AA peg 51, 27-9-0

Robs on a good run at the moment finishing with nearly double the weight of 2nd placed angler, he alternated pole at 12m and pellet feeder cast to the lily pads with corn and pellet hook bait at peg 34 catching steady all day he landed over 30 carp from 12oz up to 7lb. Keith had one carp going 8lb but the rest of his catch was made up of carp – 2lb all caught on the pole and corn.

Saturday 15/11/08
Winter league Round 6 Cavendish Lake
20 fished
 

1st Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 12, 24-8-0

2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, 21-7-0

3rd John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 1, 18-3-0

4th Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 19, 16-8-0

5th Chris Hunt TJM Tackle peg 13, 14-9-0

6th John Slinn Rivendell Rejects peg 15, 13-15-0

Rob fished a small pellet feeder and pellet hook bait cast tight to the far bank for 5 carp – 3lb and a dozen skimmers – 1lb winning the match by 3lb and extending his lead by 4 points. 2nd in both the league and the match Mick had a bonus 10lb mirror carp on the pole and worm on light tackle and the rest of his catch was made up of skimmers – 1lb on pole and pellet.

League after 6 rounds
Rob Ward 13 points
Mick Langton 17 points
John Woodland 20 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 12/11/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
24 fished
 
1st Bill Pots Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 69-15-0

2nd Ben Flowers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 14, 65-8-0

3rd Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 48, 48-4-0

4th Chris Hunt TJM Tackle 34, 47-14-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 41-15-0

6th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 41-7-0

Bill fished pole and alternated pellet and maggot on the hook, potting a small cup of pellets in every put out he had 15 carp – 8lb for 69lb 15oz, just behind was his travelling partner Ben fished pole and pellet at unfancied peg 14 for 8 bigger carp – 6lb and the rest of is net was made up of stocky carp – 2lb and weighing in a total of 65lb 8oz. 

League with 3 rounds left to fish

Mick Langton 89 points
Charlie Shaw 79 points
Pete Ellis 56 points

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 11/11/08
 15 fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 19, 20-4-0

2nd John Holmes England Disabled peg 17, 17-11-0

3rd John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 18, 15-11-0

4th   Mark Jones Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 10-1-0

The wining weight wasn’t massive but Lee was kept very busy landing an all skimmer net with his biggest fish being just 12oz all caught on the pole and soft hook pellet fished at 12m. 2nd placed John had a bonus 3lb carp in what would have been an all skimmer catch on the pole and pellet.


Holmedale Lake
9/11/08
22 fished

1st Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, 73-14-0

2nd John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 32, 64-9-0

3rd Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 47-10-0

4th Shane Wharton Preston Innovations peg 34, 10-3-0

5th Nick Morris Greyhound AC Worksop peg 36, 27-9-0

6th Darren Hughes Greyhound AC Worksop peg 18, 25-15-0

The lake fished extremely well despite the conditions, very cold with gale force winds and heavy rain, in 1st place Dave Madin fished a small pellet feeder and meat cast to the submerged island at peg 3 after a slow start he caught 13 carp – 6lb for a total of 73lb 14oz. John Woodland was kept busy finishing 2nd with 64lb 9oz of stocky carp – 2lb on the pole and pellet fished at 6m.

Saturday 8/11/08
Winter league Round 5 Cavendish Lake
20 fished
 

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 6, 36-7-0

2nd Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 26-1-0

3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 12, 23-14-0

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 11, 22-8-0

5th Richard Wood Peg One Angling Centre peg 8, 18-12-0

6th John Slinn Rivendell Rejects peg 20, 17-15-0

Lee Fished pole and pellet at 14m on peg 6 having a skimmer on his first put in, never looking back he landed a skimmer – 12oz nearly every put in to weigh a total of 36lb 7oz finishing with over 20lb to spare over Rob Ward, he fished pellet feeder and pellet hook bait cast tight to the far bank for 6 carp – 5lb

League after 4 rounds
Rob Ward 12 points
Mick Langton 15 points
John Slinn 16 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 5/11/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
21 fished
 
1st John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 48, 72-2-0

2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 50-1-0

3rd Lee Hasset Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 39-1-0

4th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 38-3-0

5th Keith Morris Greyhound FC Worksop peg 36, 37-15-0

6th Steve Armistice Gateford Angling Supplies peg 51, 37-10-0

A slightly milder day for this match and the carp were in the feeding mood, 1st placed John drew peg 48 and fished the pole and pellet on two lines one at 13m and the other at 10m he took carp from both lines weighing in 38lb of small carp – 2lb and 5 carp – 7lb making up the rest of his 72lb 2oz catch and again finishing with over 20lb to spare. In 2nd place Mick also fished pole and pellet on two lines both at 13m weighing in over 30 carp – 5lb.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 4/11/08
 15 fished

1st John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 27, 55-0-0

2nd John Holmes England Disabled peg 41, 33-15-0

3rd Geoff Hiley Peg One Angling Centre peg 29, 32-15-0

4th   Dave Hiley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 23-7-0

John Woodland finished with over 20lb to spare over the 2nd placed angler, drawn at 27 on the edge of the weed beds he fished tight up to them with the pole and pellet landing a mixed net of carp – 2lb and bream – 3lb loosing just as many and breaking a top kit on a bigger fish that went through the weeds, but he eased the pain when he drew out is peg for an extra £100 golden peg . Next was John Holmes at peg 41 he fished pole and pellet out and down the margin for 5 carp – 4lb crucians and skimmers – 1lb. 


  
Holmedale Lake
2/11/08
10 fished

1st Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 39-3-0

2nd Bob Place Mansfield Piscatorial AS peg 25, 17-10-0

3rd Dave Turton Rotherham United peg 39, 11-1-0

It must have been the foul horrible weather that kept the anglers away cold and persistent rain all day. Top of the list again Pete Ellis fished pole and corn on two lines over a bed of pellets he caught steady from the off finishing with 9 carp – 7lb. 2nd place went to Mansfield’s Bob Place fishing waggler and maggot cast to the lily pads he had 3 carp – 1lb and the rest of his catch was made up of roach and rudd – 12oz.

Saturday 1/11/08
Winter league Round 4 Cavendish Lake
20 fished
 

1st John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 11, 29-5-0

2nd Little Martin Adams Team Rivendell peg 8, 22-5-0

3rd John Slinn Rivendell Rejects peg 19, 17-11-0

4th Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 10-3-0

5th Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 18, 9-4-0

6th Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 12, 9-3-0

John had a skimmer bream of a pound on his first cast on a small pellet feeder and pellet cast to the far bank and never looked back having a skimmer nearly every cast and late in the match he had a 7lb mirror carp that put him in front of 2nd placed little Martin Adams he fished pole and pellet all match for an all skimmer net with his biggest fish being just a pound.

League after 4 rounds
Rob Ward 10 points
Steve Richards 12 points
John Slinn 13 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 29/10/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
19 fished
 
1st Arthur Bird Greyhound FC Worksop peg 4, 19-10-0

2nd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 17-7-0

3rd Keith Morris Greyhound FC Worksop peg 32, 14-5-0

4th Nick Morris Greyhound FC Worksop peg 36, 12-6-0

5th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 14, 11-1-0

6th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 10-14-0

Just three carp was enough for Arthur Bird to win on this very frosty and cold match, Arthur fished straight lead and corn cast to the for bank loosing his first 3 fish and landing 3 carp – 9lb in the last hour. 2nd placed Dave Madin fished a small ground bait feeder and meat cast to the lily pads for 6 carp – 4lb.  

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 28/10/08
 14 fished

1st John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 9, 18-12-0

2nd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 17, 15-7-0

3rd Mark Jones Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 25, 14-3-0

4th   Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 13, 10-3-0

A move to the warmer field side of the lake was the right move on this freezing cold day, most of the fish were caught in the last two hours and John Woodland coming out top with 18lb 12oz of skimmers – 2lb on the pole and chopped worm, 2nd placed Lee gambled on the skimmers having a go on the pellet, and after a blank first 2 hours they moved over his bait and in the last 3 hours he put 12 bream – 2lb in the net.  


 Holmedale Lake
26/10/08
21 fished

1st Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 67-15-0

2nd John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 33, 52-1-0

3rd Terry Tonks Lincoln AA peg 31, 47-0-0

4th Keith Morris Greyhound AC Worksop peg 19, 39-11-0

5th Nick Morris Greyhound AC Worksop peg 45, 28-14-0

6th Brendon Tonks Lincoln AA peg 42, 26-15-0

Two weeks on a row Pete has drawn peg 26 and the outcome has been the same both times, he fished pole and corn out at 10m for one carp on is first drop in, and then was fish less for nearly 2 hours a change to his baited pellet swim at 13m brought instant results landing carp – 7lb regular for the next 3 hours finishing the match with a creditable weight of 67lb 15oz. 2nd place went to John Woodland fishing the pole and corn he had a mixed net of carp – 4lb and roach – 1lb.

 Saturday 25/10/08
Winter league Round 3 Cavendish lake
20 fished
 

1st Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 1, 35-12-0

2nd Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 19-11-0

3rd Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 5, 18-12-0

4th Richard Wood Pinxton P Vs peg 19, 17-14-0

5th Mick Lysaght Team Rivendell peg 13, 15-4-0

6th John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 14, 14-9-0

The strong wind blowing down the match length made presentation very difficult, but the lake fished very well with only two anglers weighing in less than 10lb, at the top of the list Jason made the most of drawing peg 1 with the wind blowing into it he had one carp weighing 5lb and the rest of the catch was made up of skimmers – 12oz all caught on sort pole and pellet. Long way behind in 2nd place league leader Rob battled with the wind fishing pole at 9m with pellet for skimmers – 1lb

League after 3 rounds
Rob Ward 5 points
Steve Richards 8 points
John Slinn 10 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 22/10/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
23 fished
 
1st Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 43-0-0

2nd Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 41-11-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 48, 39-1-0

4th John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 45, 38-13-0

5th Neil Wilkinson TJM Tackle peg 19, 26-1-0

6th Charlie Shaw Dynamite Mayfair peg 21, 19-15-0

The first really cold night of autumn sent the water temperature down nearly 2 degrees on this shallow lake but all the anglers did manage to catch later in the match. Out in front Rob Ward alternated ground bait feeder and corn cast to the small Island and pole and pellet he was the only angler to catch all match weighing in 43lb of carp – 3lb. 2nd place Carl had a late run of carp – 8lb fishing pole and pellet down the margin finishing just short of the winner with 41lb 11oz.

 
Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 21/10/08
 14 fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 47, 36-1-0

2nd John Holmes England Disabled Squad peg 41, 31-12-0

3rd Mark Jones Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 53, 24-4-0

4th   Richard Wood Peg One Angling Centre peg 41, 18-8-0

Lee fished pole and pellet out at 14m for 18lb of skimmers – 1lb and in the last hour he had 5 carp the biggest 8lb. 2nd place went to John Holmes drawn on carp flyer peg 41 he had just 6 carp on pole and pellet fished down the margin.


  
Holmedale Lake
19/10/08
20 fished

1st    Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 68-9-0

2nd Neil Wilkinson TJM Tackle peg 21, 49-10-0

3rd Bob Place Mansfield Piscatorial AS peg 42, 40-3-0

4th Gordon Sumner Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 26-8-0

5th Lee Hassett Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 22-12-0

Pete fished pole and corn out at 12m and down the margin he had 10 carp – 12lb late in the match with the bigger caught in the margin for 68lb 9oz. 2nd placed Neil fished pole and pellet for a mixed net of carp – 4lb and skimmers – 2lb

Saturday 18/10/08
Winter league Round 2 Maunside
20 fished
 

1st Ian Boyd Team Rivendell peg 13, 31-5-0

2nd Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 14, 30-1-0

3rd  John Slinn Rivendell Rejects  peg 3, 15-0-0

4th Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 2, 10-9-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 8-14-0

6th Little Martin Rivendell Rejects peg 7, 8-1-0

The strong wind blowing down the match length made presentation very difficult the only two slightly sheltered pegs 13 + 14 produced 1st & 2nd Ian Boyd fished the pole and pellet at 13m with soft 4mm pellet on the hook tight up the far bank for 12 carp – 3lb and Ide & chub – 1lb. 2nd place Jason also fished the pole across with maggot and pellet on the hook for a mixed net of Ide, chub and carp – 2lb.

League after 2 rounds
Rob Ward & John Slinn 4 points
Steve Richards 5points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 15/10/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
22 fished
 
1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, 69-0-0

2nd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 48, 64-3-0

3rd Wullie Wyatt TJM Tackle peg 21, 61-5-0

4th John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 42, 54-1-0

5th Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 48-15-0

6th John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 45-0-0

For the 2nd week in a row it was Mick Langton at the top of the list drawn at peg 19 in the shallow bay, starting off on the groundbait feeder cast to the island but he only landed one carp in the first two hours a change to pole and pellet fished at 13m brought a steady flow of small carp and in the last hour a change to paste fished short had 5 carp – 7lb in the net for exactly 69lb. John Darby thought he had done enough to win the match fishing pole and pellet out and down the margin landing 21 carp his biggest being 8lb 4oz in his total of 64lb 3oz.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 14/10/08
 17 fished

1st John Holmes England Disabled Squad peg 55, 41-15-0

2nd John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 41-9-0

3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 43, 40-9-0

4th   Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 49, 35-4-0

5th Shaun Lambert Peg One Angling Centre peg 41, 32-15-0

John seems to making this match his own winning again fishing his favoured soft 6mm pellet over a bed of 4mils. John weighed in 10lb of skimmers – 1lb and 30+ lb of carp – 3lb but he didn’t have all his own way with John Mosley having a mixed net of skimmers and small carp on pole and corn he finished just 6oz short of the winner. 3rd placed and 3rd John had 3 carp for 34lb and the rest of his catch was made up of skimmers all on the pole and corn.


Sunday
Holmedale Lake
12/10/08
21 fished

1st Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 67-11-0

2nd Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 66-9-0

3rd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 38, 55-0-0

4th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 52-14-0

5th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 51-15-0

Rob went one better than the Saturdays’ winter league fishing pole and pellet up in the water at peg 31 he had carp from 12oz – 4lb steady all match finishing with 67lb 11oz, just beating Norman Powers at 21 he alternated pole and pellet down the margin and ground bait feeder and corn cast to the island for chub and carp his biggest carp being about 8lb.  

Saturday 11/10/08
Winter league Round 1 Cavendish Lake
20 fished
 

1st Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 12, 30-7-0

2nd Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 11, 26-4-0

3rd  John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 25-13-0

4th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 2, 23-9-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, 23-9-0

6th Richard Wood Derby AA peg 5, 22-1-0

The first match of the winter league was very successful with all except one weighing in over 10lb. A peg to peg battle saw Steve Richards coming out top having 6 carp – 3lb on the pellet feeder and pellet cast to the far bank and skimmers – 1lb on the pole and pellet fished at 11m. On the next peg Rob also fished the pellet feeder cast to the far bank for 3 carp and skimmers – 1lb a change to pole and pellet had skimmers coming 1 every put in.

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 8/10/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
24 fished
 
1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 69-8-0

2nd Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 56-15-0

3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 33, 56-4-0

4th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 49, 55-12-0

5th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 53-9-0

6th Chris Garratt Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 50-0-0

A better day greeted the angler’s light breeze and some sunny spells made presentation easy, telling in the results with over 40lb needed for 10th place. Pole and paste fished out at 9m and meat fished down the margin was the winning formula for Mick Langton drawn at peg 21 he fished the first 2 hours without a bite but ended the match with 16 carp – 7lb and one chub for a total of 69lb 8oz. It was very tight for the next places with Craig Brazier just making second spot fishing the pole and pellet at 14m at the bore hole peg 31 he caught carp – 3lb steady through the match finishing just 11oz in front of John Darby who was cursing the 10lb carp that he lost at the net.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 7/10/08
 19 fished

1st John Holmes England Disabled Squad peg 40, 59-12-0

2nd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 41, 33-1-0

3rd Shaun Lambert Peg One Angling Centre peg 47, 28-11-0

4th   Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 44, 25-5-0 

5th Dave Hiley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 50, 23-7-0

6th Lee Holtham Mansfield AA peg 53. 19-14-0

Violent storms and strong winds made it hard to present any bait properly but England international John Holmes fished the pole and pellet short and was the only angler to catch carp he had a net full of fish – 2lb fishing a 6mm soft pellet on the hook over a bed of 4mm pellets.


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 24/9/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
24 fished
 
1st John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 136-4-0

2nd Neil Wilkinson TJM Tackle peg 17, 69-11-0

3rd Chris Garratt Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 66-11-0

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 66-7-0

5th Charlie Shaw Dynamite Mayfair peg 4, 65-14-0

6th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 59-12-0

John drew peg 21 on the edge of the bay and sheltered from the cold easterly wind he fished pole and pellet out at 12m and pole and corn down the margin he caught steady all match landing over 30 carp – 7lb weighing in a grand total of 136lb 4oz. In 2nd place Neil finished just one fish in front of a very close rest of the field fishing pole and pellet at 6m he had 19 carp – 9lb 10 of which came in the last hour. Fishing his 1st match at the fishery Chris Garratt took 3rd place alternating feeder and meat cast to the island and pole and paste fished sort at 5m.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 23/9/08
 19 fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 41, 47-12-0

2nd Shaun Lambert Peg One Angling Centre peg 44, 31-8-0

3rd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 55, 22-14-0

4th    Dave Hiley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 20-12-0

5th John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 53, 19-2-0

6th Martin Rouse Mansfield Busmen AC peg 36. 18-5-0


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 17/9/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
25 fished
 
1st Charlie Shaw Dynamite Mayfair peg 36, 127-6-0

2nd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 48, 109-1-0

3rd Andy Taft Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, 107-11-0

4th Steve Shepherd Peg One Angling Centre peg 42, 97-14-0

5th Carl Williams Dynamite Mayfair peg 24, 71-0-0

6th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 70-14-0

Once again it was Derby’s Charlie Shaw at the top of the list fishing a method feeder with pellet and corn cast to the island he had 10 carp in the first half of the match before his swim dried up, a change to the pole and paste brought him 20 more – 9lb to finish with 127lb 6oz. It was tight for the next few places with Hucknall’s Pete Ellis just managing 2nd with 109lb 1oz of carp caught on the pole and corn out at 12m and later down the margin. In 3rd place and with the 3rd to of the match Andy Taft fished the pellet method feeder and corn cast to the island at 19 landing 25 carp – 6lb for 107lb 11oz.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 16/9/08
 19 fished

1st John Holmes England National Disabled peg 36, 38-9-0

2nd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 38-3-0

3rd Shaun Lambert Peg One Angling Centre peg 59, 33-8-0

4th    Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC peg 47, 25-6-0

5th Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 44, 24-15-0

John was not to happy at drawing end peg 36 he fished it on the pole and pellet and had small carp – 1lb all match winning with 38lb 9oz his day got better when he drew out his peg for an extra £100 for being on the golden peg. 3oz short and just missing out on 1st place, Shirebrook’s John Darby also fished pole and pellet for a all small carp net.


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 10/9/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
24 fished
 
1st Charlie Shaw Dynamite Mayfair peg 19, 143-12-0

2nd Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 36, 87-12-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 86-11-0

4th Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 48, 85-2-0

5th John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 54, 75-5-0

6th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 39, 74-5-0

Derby’s Charlie Shaw is the man in form at the moment winning 5 out of the last 7 Wednesday matches and all with over 100lb, today he’s fished pellet method feeder with meat and corn cast to the island at peg 19 catching 30 carp – 4lb, in the last hour he fished pole and corn down the margin for 5 bigger carp – 10lb making a total of 143lb 12oz. In second place Alan fished pole and meat down both margins and caught carp – 9lb all day weighing in 87lb 12oz just over a pound in front of third placed Mick who had 86lb 12oz of carp – 5lb on the pole and paste.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 9/9/08
 14 fished

1st Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 53, 85-11-0

2nd John Holmes England National Disabled peg 41, 47-10-0

3rd Shaun Lambert Peg One Angling Centre peg 40, 46-5-0

4th Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 3, 32-2-0

All the anglers fishing had a decent days fishing despite the rainy condition But Alan drawn at 53 had the best weight of the year so far, fishing pole and meat out at 11m and down the margin he had bream – 3lb and carp – 6lb weighing in 85lb 11oz. Just taking 2nd place John Holmes fished pole and pellet down the margin for a mixed net of bream, tench and carp – 4lb + one bonus carp of 10lb.


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 3/9/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
25 fished
 
1st Charlie Shaw Dynamite Mayfair peg 17, 112-4-0

2nd Steve Shepherd Peg One Angling Centre peg 29, 111-5-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, 107-13-0

4th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 39, 94-12-0

5th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 72-8-0

6th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 31, 70-3-0

The fishing was better than the weather strong winds and heavy rain made presentation for some very hard but it was a very close finish between the top 3 anglers. Charlie started out on the method feeder cast to the island for 5 carp but the bites where at a premium and a change to his baited margin swim brought instant results fishing pole and corn he landed carp – 7lb regular to the end of the match weighing in 112lb 4oz. 2nd place Steve was just 15oz behind he fished pole and paste out at 8m on peg 29 having an all carp net with fish – 10lb and a total of 111lb 5oz. 3rd placed Mick spent too long fishing the feeder to the island without a bite, a change to the pole and paste at 7m  he had 3 carp in 3 puts out – 8lb and never looked back weighing in the third ton of the day  107lb 13oz.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 2/9/08
 12 fished

1st John Holmes England National Disabled peg 47, 51-13-0

2nd John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 53, 32-3-0

3rd Lee Holtham Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 23-6-0

4th Mick Clifton Peg One Angling Centre peg 44, 20-15-0

John Holmes fished pole and pellet out at 11m for 26lb of skimmers – 2lb and later in the match he had 3 bonus carp to take his weight up to 51lb 13oz 2nd place John Wooff fished pole and maggot for 2 carp – 3lb and roach and skimmers – 1lb.


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 27/8/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
29 fished
 
1st Dave Madin Sherwood Fishery Margin Masters peg 31, 126-4-0

2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 90-2-0

3rd Charlie Shaw Dynamite Mayfair peg 42, 75-11-0

4th Neil Wilkinson TJM Tackle peg 27, 71-4-0

5th Andy Taft Derby AA peg 24, 69-4-0

6th Steve Shepherd Peg One Angling Centre peg 39, 65-12-0

The wind looked like it was going to spoil the day for Dave but it dropped after the first hour enabling to fish on the top of the submerged bore hole building at peg 31 he fished pole and meat feeding heavy with pellets he had just over 20 carp – 10lb and a winning total of 126lb 4oz. 2nd place went to Mick Langton at peg 4 at the other end of the lake he fished pole at 7m and meat over micro pellets for 18 carp – 8lb.

League after 4 rounds
Dave Madin & Charlie Shaw 28 points
Andy Taft 23 points

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 26/8/08
17 fished

1st John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 40, 54-7-0

2nd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 44, 50-10-0

3rd John Holmes England Disabled peg 47, 34-15-0

4th Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 53, 29-15-0

5th John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 50, 16-0-0

Teacher John Woodland as made his mark at the fishery during the school holidays winning on every lake and every week, drawn at hot peg 40 he fished pole and meat down the margin at the bottom of the shelf he had 11 carp the biggest going 10lb. 2nd placed Lee had 4 carp about 9lb each and 15lb of skimmers all on pole and worm fished long at 16m.

Monday 25/8/08
Holmedale, Sherwood and Maunside lakes
16 teams of three

1st Andy Findley Kurum peg 22, Holmedale 69-11-0

2nd Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 4, Maunside 65-12-0

3rd Don Slaymaker Peg One Angling Centre peg 19, Holmedale 60-0-0

4th Dennis Burrows Mansfield Busmen peg 47, Holme 56-11-0

5th Steve Clark Mosborough Tackle Box peg 34, Holme 50-4-0

6th Dave Madin Sherwood Fishery Margin Masters peg 21, Holme 43-12-0

The individual prize had to go to Andy Findley when he drew peg 22 on the Holmedale lake, he fished a method feeder cast to the island with meat and pellet on the hook and caught carp all match finishing with 25 – 5lb and weighing in 69lb 11oz 2nd place went to Jason Thomas drawn at peg 4 on the Muanside did well to fish pole and pellet at 12m in very strong gusting winds he had 65lb 12oz of carp – 4lb and chub – 2lb helping his team, Don Slaymaker and Lee Payling to take the team prize with just 5 points.
2nd   Mosborough Tackle Steve Clarke Kev Baxter & Gary Dodsworth 16 points (on Weight)
3rd Mansfield Angling Charlie Shaw Andy Allen Andy Findley 16 points

  
Sunday Evening 3hours
Holmedale Lake
24/8/08
20 fished

1st John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre Pinxton peg 21, 75-3-0

2nd John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 61-2-0

3rd John Goodwin Gateford Angling Supplies peg 25, 46-5-0

4th Gordon Sumner Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 34-3-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 34-1-0

6th Robin Woodhead Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 20, 34-1-0

John drew the best margin peg on the lake and fished pole meat and worm down the side under the willow for 16 carp – 10lb and to win this last Sunday evening match with 75lb 3oz. 2nd went to match organiser John fishing peg 36 with pole and meat down the margin he had 8 carp – 10lb.

Saturday 30/8/08
Sherwood Lake Charity Match in association with Peg One Angling
48 fished
 
1st John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 41, 46-8-0

2nd Gordon Bell Lincoln AA peg 61, 22-4-0

3rd    Gary Dodsworth Mosborough Tackle Box peg 58, 19-3-0

4th Rob Embery Peg One Angling Centre peg 42, 17-15-0

5th Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 10, 15-15-0

6th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 6, 15-11-0

The match was organised by Lee Payling at Peg One Angling Centre, Pinxton. To raise enough money to buy a special bike for a customers’ daughter Shannon Langton the whole event raised over £1000 enough to buy the bike and make a donation to the McMillan  nurses.
Top rod was Inform John Woodland drawing and fishing well he pulled out flyer peg 41 and fished pole and pellet out and down the margin, landing about 10lb of bream – 2lb and 8 carp – 5lb later in the match doubling the next anglers weight. But 2nd placed Gordon didn’t mind he had over 150 fish made up of Ide, Roach and Rudd – 8oz on the short pole and maggot. 3rd placed Gary also fished pole sort with caster for 19lb 3oz of small skimmers – 12oz.  


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 20/8/08
Gateford Angling Supplies Fun League
28 fished
 
1st Charlie Shaw Dynamite Mayfair peg 36, 162-11-0

2nd John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 42, 99-0-0

3rd Andy Taft Derby AA peg 21, 91-12-0

4th Dave Madin Margin Masters peg 15, 87-3-0

5th Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 20, 84-4-0

6th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 70-2-0

2nd week in a row Charlie weighs in over 100lb this time 162lb 11oz fishing pellet method feeder and meat on the hook cast to the island he caught carp – 6lb all match despite loosing 20 carp he still finished 60lb + in front of 2nd placed John Woodland. John struggled to get a bite in the first 2 hours but when the fish turned up he netted carp – 12lb on meat fished down the margin finishing just a pound off the magical ton with 99lb exactly. 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 19/8/08
15 fished

1st John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 55, 34-13-0

2nd John Holmes England Disabled peg 52, 33-5-0

3rd Danny Warren Sherwood Forest Juniors peg 41, 19-15-0

4th Richard Wood Peg One Angling Centre peg 40, 18-5-0

5th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 37, 12-12-0

Again heavy rain leading up to the start on the match dampened any prospect of any big weights on this shallow lake, winner John fished pole and meat at the side of the lily pad for 10 carp – 4lb and skimmers – 2lb. 2nd place John Holmes fished pole and pellet for 5 carp – 5lb and skimmers – 2lb.
 

Sunday Evening 3hours
Holmedale Lake
17/8/08
27 fished

1st Richard Wood Peg One Angling Centre Pinxton peg 20, 73-11-0

2nd Simon Short Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 63-12-0

3rd Tom Davey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 39, 56-11-0

4th Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 54-4-0

5th Jason White Mansfield Town FC peg 42, 50-11-0

6th Robin Woodhead Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 40-12-0

Richard drew peg 20 in the big bay and fished pole and meat out and down the margin he had his biggest carp on his first put in weighing 10lb 4oz followed steady through the match with 14 more and weighing in a total of 73lb 11oz. Nearly 10lb behind at the next peg was Simon Short fished pole and meat down the margin under the willow bush for 12 carp – 8lb. 


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 23/7/08
Summer Series Round 10
29 fished
 
1st Andy Taft Darby AA peg 21, 84-11-0

2nd John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 1, 76-2-0

3rd Danny Crewe Sherwood Forest Juniors peg 20, 51-7-0

4th Dave Round Mansfield Busmen AC peg 24, 47-7-0

5th Charlie Shaw Dynamite Mayfair peg 29, 44-12-0

6th Carl Williams Dynamite Mayfair peg 26, 43-15-0

Andy fished a pellet method feeder cast tight to the island from peg 21 he struggled for the first half of the match because of the intense heat of this hot sunny flat calm day but when the carp came on the feed it was a fish every cast landing about 20 carp – 11lb on meat and pellet hook baits. Peg 1 for Peg one angler John Woodland he fished pole and meat long at 14m at the side of the lily pad for 15 carp -10lb. 3rd place was 16 year old Danny Crewe he had 10 carp -8lb on pole and pellet weighing in 51lb 7oz and beating his dad on the next peg by 30lb

League after 10 rounds

1st Dave Madin 27 points
2nd  Mick Langton 32 points 
3rd Criag Brazier 40 points 
 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 22/7/08
18 fished

1st Dave Round Mansfield Busmen AC peg 41, 35-1-0

2nd Jim Strachan Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 32-2-0

3rd John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 37, 29-3-0

4th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 48, 24-1-0

5th Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 59, 23-3-0

Dave Fished pole pellet and meat down the margin for a mixed net of carp – 4lb and skimmers – 2lb just finishing 3lb clear of Jim Strachan in what turned out to be a very close match. Jim caught 6 carp on the Ground bait feeder and corn but when that dried up he changed to pole and pellet and made the rest of his weight up with bream – 3lb.

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 24/7/08
Browning Youth Masters Qualifier 4 hours
20 fished

1st Brandon Fowler Sheffield Peg 36, 43-15-0

2nd Ryan Baxter Chesterfield Peg 21, 42-5-0

3rd Liam Clarke Mansfield Peg 45, 24-11-0

4th Danny Warren Sutton in Ashfield Peg 33, 21-3-0

5th Chris Tomlinson   Sutton in Ashfield Peg 11, 18-8-0

6th Danny Crewe Mansfield Peg 1, 13-8-0

The local seniors will have to watch out in a couple of years when these juniors hit the open circuit. Fishing in very hot flat calm conditions Sheffield’s Brandon Fowler made it look easy casting his method feeder to the island for 14 carp the biggest going 7lb finishing with 43lb 15oz, closely followed by Chesterfield’s young super star Ryan Baxter he fished pole and meat under the willow tree at peg 21 he had 9 carp -8lb and finishing just sort of the winner with 42lb 5oz. Both anglers qualify to fish the Browning Youth Masters final at Cudmore Fisheries in Staffs on the 30th August 08  
  

Sunday Evening 3hours
Holmedale Lake
20/7/08
26 fished

1st John Forster Kiveton Hall Fishery peg 45, 77-6-0

2nd Paul Ashley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 11, 69-11-0

3rd Dave Round Mansfield Busmen peg 22, 60-14-0

4th Jason White Mansfield Town FC peg 32, 53-12-0

5th Lee Holthen Mansfield AA peg 14, 49-0-0

6th    John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 41, 48-2-0

1st visit to the fishery this year and first overall for John Forster drawn at peg 45 he fished pole and paste out at 9m for 16 carp – 8lb and a winning weight of 77lb 6oz. 2nd placed Paul Ashley also fished pole and paste at 6m for 18 carp – 10lb and a total of 69lb 11oz. In 3rd place and always in the money Dave Round fished a pellet feeder cast to the island with pellet on the hook he had 12 carp – 10lb.


  
CISWO CHALLENGE
Holmedale & Sherwood Lakes
Saturday 19/7/08
68 Fished 17 teams of 4

1st Jason Thomas Palmer Moorwood A peg 19, Holmedale 48-15-0

2nd Andy Fantom Staveley MWAC peg 11, Holmedale 32-3-0

3rd Jason Singlehurst Doe Lea MWAC peg 24, Holmedale 31-2-0

4th Mick Elliott New Tupton A peg 27, Holmedale 28-11-0

5th George Moody Clipstone Social Club peg 41, Sherwood 23-14-0

6th Dave Madin Doe Lea MWAC peg 49, Holmedale 21-14-0

Top individual honours went to Jason Thomas drawn at 19 he fished pole and paste for 9 carp – 7lb he should have doubled his weight but for loosing the same again in the lily pad at the side of his peg. 2nd went to Andy Fantom fishing method feeder and meat cast to the spinner he had 12 carp – 5lb steady through the match. Top weight on the Sherwood lake was George Moody with 23lb 14 made up of 1 bonus 8lb carp and skimmers – 1lb on pole and pellet fished down the margin

Top team was Doe Lea Miners Welfare with 13 points
2nd Underwood Miners Welfare 25 points
3rd New Tupton Miners Welfare A (on weight) 28 points
4th Newstead Miners Welfare 28 points 

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 16/7/08
Summer Series Round 9
25 fished
 
1st Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 52, 74-8-0

2nd Carl Williams Dynamite Mayfair peg 4, 72-12-0

3rd Dave Round Mansfield Busmen AC peg 24, 65-4-0

4th Joe Marvell Sherwood Forest Juniors peg 14, 61-12-0

5th Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 26, 44-12-0

6th Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 46, 42-12-0

Dave had to fish the pole short because of the wind and it paid off, fishing at 4m out and down the margin with meat over pellets he caught steady all match finishing with 15 carp – 7lb. 2nd placed Carl was on the more sheltered bank and fished pole and paste out at 11m he landed 12 carp – 8lb. 3rd was Dave round fishing method feeder and pellet and 4th was 15 year old Joe Marvell fishing pole and paste weighing in 15 carp – 8lb for a total of 61lb 12oz.

League after 9 rounds

1st Dave Madin 24 points
2nd Mick Langton 31 points 
3rd Criag Brazier 36 points 
 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 5/7/08
15 fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 55, 46-2-0

2nd John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 35-4-0

3rd John Holmes England Disabled peg 61, 27-9-0

4th Jim Strachan Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 23-1-0

Lee fished pole and corn out at 12m for 18lb of bream – 2lb and in the last 90mins he had 5 carp – 9lb on pole and corn fished down the margin. 2nd place went to fishery Bailiff John Wooff fishing pole with maggot and pellet he had a mixed net of small carp – 3lb and skimmers, roach and rudd. England International John Holmes was 3rd with 27lb 9oz of roach and skimmers all on the pole and caster.

  
Holmedale Lake
Sunday Evening 4hours 13/7/08
27 Fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 19, 85-5-0

2nd Jason White Mansfield Town FC peg, 11, 68-14-0

3rd Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 50-12-0

4th Lee Halthem Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 42-9-0

5th Alan Warren Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 20, 36-6-0

6th Matt Sanderson Peg One Angling Centre peg 36, 33-2-0

After an hour on the method feeder and 4 small carp Lee changed to the pole and pellet and had 16 carp – 10lb in the remainder of the match finishing with a total of 85lb 5oz. 2nd placed Jason fished the entire match on pole and paste landing 15 carp – 6lb. 3rd place went to Norman Powers he fished pole and corn down the margin at peg 21 weighing in 50lb 12 oz of carp with his biggest fish going 10lb.


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 25/6/08
Summer Series round 6
26 fished
 
1st Carl Williams Dynamite Mayfair peg 36, 123-1-0

2nd Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 26, 79-3-0

3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 29, 70-5-0

4th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 33, 68-13-0

5th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 58-15-0

6th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 20, 52-11-0

Carl said that he had had a fantastic day fishing a pellet feeder and pellet cast to the island despite loosing 14 fish at the net and a 6lb carp jumping out of his keepnet, he did manage the land 31 carp – 8lb winning his first match at the fishery with a creditable 123lb 1oz. 2nd place went to Gateford Angling boss Geoff Mawby he fished a small method feeder and corn cast to the lily pads for 20 carp – 5lb. 3rd placed John Darby fished pole and pellet to return a mixed net of roach and crucians – 1lb and carp – 4lb.

League after 6 rounds

1st Dave Madin 18 points
2nd Craig Brazier & Pete Hodgetts 22 points 
 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 24/6/08
15 fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 47, 22-1-0

2nd Geoff Crozier Peg One Angling Centre peg 55, 18-12-0

3rd Neil Wilkinson TJM Tackle peg 34, 18-0-0

4th Martin Riding Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 14-12-0

5th John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 13-4-0

3 carp – 5lb and a handful of skimmers on the pole and pellet was enough for Lee to win the match on this sunny flat calm day. 2nd placed Geoff Crozier had 7 small carp on pole and corn from the side of the lily pad in peg 55.

Holmedale Lake
Sunday Evening 4hours 22/6/08
21 Fished

1st Jason White Mansfield Town FC peg, 19, 78-4-0

2nd Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 33, 74-2-0

3rd Roy Butterfield Rivendell AC peg 39, 61-7-0

4th Paul Brown Mansfield Busmen peg 17, 46-5-0

5th Keith Simpson Home Brewery AC peg 22 36-4-0

6th Lee Hotham Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 30-7-0

The top 2 both opted to fish the method feeder because of the gale force winds, Jason White drawn at 19 cast his feeder baited with corn tight to the island catching 30 carp – 5lb steady all match weighing in 78lb 4oz. Just sort of winning Jason Thomas cast his feeder and pellet to the lily pads and finished with 20 + carp – 7lb and a total of 74lb 2oz. 3rd placed Roy fished the pole and paste down the margin for a net of carp – 7lb

Holmedale Lake
Sunday Evening 4hours 22/6/08
21 Fished

1st Jason White Mansfield Town FC peg, 19, 78-4-0

2nd Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 33, 74-2-0

3rd Roy Butterfield Rivendell AC peg 39, 61-7-0

4th Paul Brown Mansfield Busmen peg 17, 46-5-0

5th Keith Simpson Home Brewery AC peg 22 36-4-0

6th Lee Hotham Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 30-7-0

The top 2 both opted to fish the method feeder because of the gale force winds, Jason White drawn at 19 cast his feeder baited with corn tight to the island catching 30 carp – 5lb steady all match weighing in 78lb 4oz. Just sort of winning Jason Thomas cast his feeder and pellet to the lily pads and finished with 20 + carp – 7lb and a total of 74lb 2oz. 3rd placed Roy fished the pole and paste down the margin for a net of carp – 7lb


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 11/6/08
Summer Series round 4
24 fished
 
1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 81-13-0

2nd Dave Lane Worksop United AC peg 26, 65-11-0

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 58-14-0

4th Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 55-5-0

5th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 43-7-0

6th Glen Greasley Barnsley Bait Company peg 19, 43-0-0

Fishery manager Mick Langton continues his good form drawing one of the recent hot pegs, peg 21 fishing the pole down the margin and out at 9m with corn and pellet he had 28 carp from 12oz – 9lb steady through the match finishing with a total of 81lb 13oz. Dave Lane finished 2nd with a mixed net of carp – 6lb skimmers, roach and perch for 65lb 11oz all on the pole and worm at peg 26.

League after 4 rounds

1st Mick Langton 10 points
2nd Craig Brazier & Dave Madin 13 points 
 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 10/6/08
15 fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 53, 38-11-0

2nd Fred Bispham BCUK Disabled peg 56, 35-4-0

3rd Geoff Crozier Peg One Angling Centre peg 47, 24-8-0

4th John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 61, 19-0-0

Most of the bream were in the weed beds spawning, so Peg One Angling boss Lee made the best of drawing peg 53 he fished pole and big pellet at side of the lily pad for an all carp catch of 12 fish – 7lb. 2nd place Fred fished bread on the surface cast to the side of the lilies in the middle of the lake he had 7 carp with his biggest going a fraction over 10lb.


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 4/6/08
Summer Series round 3
25 fished
 
1st Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 21 105-3-0

2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 92-13-0

3rd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 91-4-0

4th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 35, 81-3-0

5th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 20, 71-11-0

6th Glen Greasley Barnsley Bait Company peg 26, 67-11-0

Very close at the top with Worksop tackle dealer Geoff Mawby, Fishery owner Mick Langton and fishery expert Dave Madin all thinking they could have won the match, but is was Geoff coming out top with 105lb 3oz of carp – 7lb fishing pole and worm over maggots under the over hanging willow in peg 21, Mick fished pole pellet and corn out at 12m on peg 17 catching carp – 7lb would have won the match if not for loosing 10 carp at the net, 3rd placed Dave fished the pole and meat down the margin he only had 12 carp with his biggest going 12lb 4oz making him a total of 91lb 4oz.

League after 3 rounds

1st Craig Brazier 8 points
2nd Mick Langton 9 points
3rd Dave Madin 10 points 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 3/6/08
15 fished

1st Fred Bispham BCUK Disabled peg 47, 33-12-0

2nd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 55, 28-14-0

3rd John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 17-0-0

4th Mark Jones Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 10-3-0

Badly effected by the over night and morning rain the lake rising by over 6”, the winner Fred for the 2nd week in a row fished pole and pellet at 11m alternating 4 + 6mm pellets on the hook he had 2 carp of about 7lb each and nearly 20lb of skimmer bream – 2lb. 2nd placed Lee had 5 carp – 4lb and skimmers – 2lb on the pole and pellet.
  

Holmedale Lake
Sunday Evening 4hours 1/6/08
14 Fished

1st Glen Greasley Barnsley Bait Company peg, 35, 121-10-0

2nd Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 21, 68-7-0

3rd Steve Shepherd Peg One Angling Centre peg 39, 52-11-0

4th Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 27, 47-8-0

This is one of the best weights for a 4 hour match at the fishery and it was taken by regular tonne up man Glen Greasley fishing his own mix of ground bait on a method feeder and big pellet he had a fish nearly every cast out landing carp – 6lb and finishing with a total of 121lb 10oz. 2nd place for Geoff Mawby he fished worm over red maggot down the margin at peg 21 he finished along way behind the winner with 68lb 7oz still a very good weight for 4 hours fishing.


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 28/5/08
Summer Series round 2
28 fished
 
1st Glen Greasley Barnsley Bait Company peg 19, 111-6-0

2nd Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 92-14-0

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 20, 73-0-0

4th Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 48, 60-15-0

5th Jason White Mansfield Town FC peg 13, 55-2-0

6th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 50-15-0

Glen got stuck in traffic and arrived at his peg 10 minutes after the match had started, drawn at peg 19 he just set up his favoured method feeder with a 10mm pellet hair rigged and cast tight to the island he had a slow start building up his swim with regular casting he soon had the carp queuing up to take his bait he managed to land over 30 carp – 6lb weighing in 111lb 6oz. 2nd place went to Craig Brazier fishing the pole at 13m with worm and red maggot catching steady all match he landed 92lb 14oz of carp – 5lb.

League after 2 rounds

1st Craig Brazier 4 points
2nd Pete Ellis, Mick Langton, Dave Madin 8 points 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 20/5/08
20 fished

1st Fred Bispham BCUK Disabled peg 52, 58-11-0

2nd John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 55, 41-11-0

3rd John Holmes BCUK Disabled peg 61, 28-15-0

4th Ralph Marshall Peg One Angling Centre peg 49, 20-1-0

5th Martin Rouse Mansfield Busmen peg 43, 18-2-0
 
6th John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 46, 15-7-0

Fred fished pole and pellet out at 9m on two lines for just over 21lb of skimmers – 2lb and in the last 2 hours he had 5 bonus carp – 8lb making up the rest of his weight of 58lb 11oz, his day got even better when he pulled out his peg number for the golden peg. 2nd place John fished for carp all match down the margin on pole and pellet and landed 10 fish the biggest 9lb

Holmedale Lake Monday
26/5/08
23 Fished

1st Steve Clark Mansfield Peg 19, 136-1-0

2nd Kev Baxter Diawa Trentman  peg 24, 97-1-0

3rd Dave Lane Gateford Angling Supplies peg 8, 73-10-0

4th Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 35, 65-6-0

5th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 42, 46-5-0

6th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 16, 44-8-0

Steve did well to fish the pole at 12m in the face of a gale force wind, fishing chopped worm with a big worm on the hook he had a few roach and skimmers in his mainly carp catch with fish – 8lb making up the bulk of his 136lb 1oz catch. Kev in 2nd place started on the method feeder cast to the lily’s but only caught small carp, a change to the pole and worm fished down the margin brought him fish – 8lb.  


Holmedale Lake
Sunday 18/5/08
20 Fished
Pairs Series Round 9

1st Steve Clark Mansfield peg 31, 151-1-0

2nd Tony Caley Mosborough Tackle Box Peg 19, 119-4-0

3rd Kev Baxter Diawa Trentman peg 24, 113-8-0

4th Dave Dare Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 39, 109-12-0

5th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 107-13-0

Steve drew on the bore hole peg 31 again but had totally opposite of what happened last week, struggling for the first 3 hours he only had about 30lb in the net but the last two hours were frantic having a fish every put in, he fished pole worm and pellet shallow for an all carp catch with fish going to 8lb and topping the list with 151lb 1oz. 2nd placed Tony had his first ton weight at the fishery drawn at peg 19 he fished the pole pellet and maggot out at 12m and down the margin catching carp all day – 7lb he finished with 119lb 4oz. 3rd placed Trentman Kev Baxter started off on the method feeder cast to the lily pads but after loosing to many fish he changed to fishing pole and worm down the margin for carp 6lb and a total 113lb 8oz.

Top pair on the Day
Kev Baxter & Steve Clark. Dave Dare & Tony Caley 3 points

Pairs after 9 rounds
Kev Baxter & Steve Clark 31 points
Norman & Kristian Powers 43 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 14/5/08
31 fished
 
1st Glen Greasley Barnsley Bait Company peg 24, 142-0-0

2nd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 80-15-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 73-0-0

4th Neil Wilkinson TJM Tackle peg 20, 69-15-0

5th Gary Scott Barnsley Bait Company peg 35, 64-9-0

6th Fred Spooner Brown Baileys peg 1, 61-5-0

Glen fished method feeder and banded10mm pellet cast to the lily pads at peg 24, using a groundbait mix that he developed himself he had over 40 carp – 9lb catching all match and weighing in his first ton of the year a level 142lb. 2nd place went to John Darby he fished pole and pellet straight out at 11m and had a very busy time landing carp – 3lb, but in the last hour he had 4 bigger carp – 8lb for a total of 80lb 15oz. 3rd place went Mick Langton despite starting the match half an hour late he fished pole and paste at 7m landing an all carp catch with his biggest fish going 10lb. The scales men were very busy too with 51lb 9oz being 10th place 3 did not weigh and the lowest weight was 31lb 12oz.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 13/5/08
24 fished

1st John Holmes BCUK Disabled peg 37, 55-6-0

2nd Jim Strachan Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 43-11-0

3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 36-3-0

4th Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 61, 32-12-0

5th John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 29-4-0
 
6th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 49, 26-8-0

John Holmes was the only angler to have an all carp catch, with most of them spawning in the weed beds, he fished ledgered bread just off the bottom and popped up cast tight to the lily pad in peg 37 he had 18 carp – 7lb finishing with over 11lb to spare weighing in 55lb 6oz. 2nd again for the 3rd time and the 3rd time from peg 41 Jim fished the pole and pellet out at 12m and down the margin for a mixed net of carp – 4lb and skimmers and tench – 2lb and a total of 43lb 11oz.


Holmedale Lake
Sunday 11/5/08
20 Fished
Pairs Series Round 8

1st Kev Baxter Diawa Trentman peg 4, 151-12-0

2nd Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, 112-0-0

3rd Steve Clark Mansfield peg 31, 104-5-0

4th Tony Caley Mosborough Tackle Box Peg 8, 78-15-0

5th Tom Davey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 51, 76-5-0

6th Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 66-3-0

Kev fished a storming match on a peg he struggled on last week, he fished pole pellet and worm on two lines for carp from 1lb – 12lb finishing with a total of 151lb 12oz, taking him and his partner into a commanding lead in the series with 28 points. 2nd place was Kristian Powers drawn at 19 he fished the method feeder and pellet tight to the island for carp – 8lb and a total of 112lb exactly. 3rd place Steve Clark caught all his fish in the first half of the match on pole fished worm and still managed 104lb 5oz.

Top pair on the Day
Kev Baxter & Steve Clark 2 points

Pairs after 8 rounds
Kev Baxter & Steve Clark 28 points
Norman & Kristian Powers 39 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 7/5/08
26 fished
 
1st Jason Singlehurst Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 1, 125-15-0

2nd Arnie Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 20, 64-14-0

3rd Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, 60-3-0

4th Geoff Musson TJM Tackle peg 39, 55-6-0

5th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, 46-8-0

6th Brod Perkins Gateford Angling Supplies peg 26, 46-3-0

Jason drew peg 1 with the wind blowing into and there was only one question how much will he win by, he fished pole and paste at 5m out and down the margin feeding sloppy ground bait on both lines he had 59lb 6ozs of carp – 2lb  and 66lb of carp from 3-6lb totalling 125lb 15oz. 2nd place Arnie drew peg 20 in the bay fishing pole and pellet he had over 40lb of small carp and five carp – 8lb in his 64lb 14oz net In 3rd place Kristian had 4 carp of about 10lb each on his last 4 casts on the method feeder and pellet to take him from nowhere into the top 3 with 60lb 14oz.

Holmedale Lake
Monday 5/5/08
38 fished

1st John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 4, 44-2-0

2nd Brod Perkins Gateford Angling Supplies peg 33, 35-14-0

3rd Glen Greasley Barnsley Bait Co. peg 21 34-8-0

4th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 28-15-0

5th Neil Wilkinson TJM Tackle peg 35, 26-4-0

6th Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 25-9-0

With 160lb winning Sundays’ match expectations were high but with most pegs used it turned out to be harder than first thought, all anglers caught well in the first hour of the match but when the sun came out it was a struggle on the flat calm lake, John Woodland came out top landing 12 carp – 5lb fishing the pole down the margin with pellet. 2nd placed Brod Perkins fished ledgered meat cast to the lily pads at peg 33 he landed 6 carp – 8lb 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 6/5/08
22 fished

1st John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 76-15-0

2nd Jim Strachan Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 69-4-0

3rd Darren Chapman Peg One Angling Centre peg 49 43-11-0

4th John Holmes BCUK Disabled peg 43, 35-1-0

5th Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 40, 23-3-0
 
6th Mick Clifton Peg One Angling Centre peg 55, 16-8-0

John fished pole and pellet & meat out and down the margin for carp -4lb and skimmers and tench – 2lb weighing in a creditable 76lb 15oz, Jim again drew peg 41 and again was 2nd he fished pole & pellet down the margin and caught carp – 6lb steady through the match. Best non carp weight was 3rd placed Darren Chapman fishing pole and pellet he had all skimmer catch with fish going just over 2lb


Holmedale Lake
Sunday 4/5/08
20 Fished
Pairs Series Round 7

1st Dave Dare Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 31, 160-5-0

2nd Steve Clark Mansfield peg 39, 126-5-0

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 44, 79-3-0

4th Kev Baxter Diawa Trentman peg 4, 72-12-0

5th Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 59-5-0

The best weights from the lake so far this year Dave Dare coming out top drawing the bore hole peg 31 he fished pole and pellet at 13m on the deck and later in the day up in the water he landed 24 carp with his biggest going just over 12lb and finishing with a massive 160lb 5oz. In 2nd place and the 2nd ton plus weight of the day went to Mansfield’s Steve Clark fishing peg 39 he alternated between pole fished worm and pellet for 41lb 14oz of roach and small carp and the rest of his 126lb 5oz was made up of  11 carp – 10lb

Top pair on the Day
Kev Baxter & Steve Clark 2 points

Pairs after 7 rounds
Kev Baxter & Steve Clark 26 points
Norman & Kristian Powers 36 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 30/4/08
24 fished
 
1st Neil Wilkinson TJM Tackle peg 51, 88-0-0

2nd Steve Skinner Got baits/Fox Match peg 19, 82-4-0

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 75-14-0

4th Fred Spooner Brown Baileys peg 1, 63-4-0

5th Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 13, 63-1-0

6th Glen Greasley Barnsley Bait Co. peg 26, 62-3-0

Both Neil and Steve fished the pole and paste Neil at 6m and Steve at 10m. Neil had 14 carp – 11lb and 15lb of carp – 2lb catching steady all day despite the torrential rain weighing in a level 88lb. Steve had 14 carp – 7lb and a total of 82lb 4oz. 3rd place went to Pete Ellis fishing the pole and corn down the margin for 12 carp – 10lb.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 29/4/08
20 fished

1st John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 32-7-0

2nd Jim Strachan Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 28-0-0

3rd John Holmes BCUK Disabled peg 44, 26-15-0

4th Steve Skinner Got baits/Fox Match peg 40, 24-9-0

5th Ralph Marshall Peg One Angling Centre peg 56, 21-0-0
 
6th Neil Wilkinson TJM Tackle peg 47, 18-2-0

John fished pole and pellet down the margin for 8 carp skimmers and tench – 2lb, team mate Jim fished the same method for skimmers and tench but just had one carp that weighed 16lb 8oz.


Sherwood Forest Farm Park Fishery Form 

An increase in water temperature and its an increase in fish being caught, the Cavendish lake is fishing very well for skimmers on the pole and carp – 10lb casting a ground bait feeder and corn to the far bank, local angler Jeff Hume fished pole corn and pellet down the margin at peg 3 and caught over 100 skimmers – 2lb in a morning session. Fred parks was top rod in Langwith’s Jug and Glass ac Saturday match on the Langdale drawn at peg 29 he weighed in 48lb 5oz of chub – 3lb all taken on the pole and caster fished to the far bank, lots of crucians – 2lb have been caught on the pole and pellet in the middle pegs. Steve Clark won the pairs series match on Sunday from peg 35 on the Holmedale lake fishing pole with worm and meat he had 12 carp – 10lb and over 20 lb of stockies and roach – 12oz and a grand total of 96lb 3oz,, his pairs partner was 2nd with 17 carp – 8lb all on pole and pellet weighing in 81lb 9oz,, a small method feeder cast to the island is also catching carp and the pegs in the 20s and early 30s will come into their own now the lily pads are starting to grow.


Holmedale Lake
Sunday 27/4/08
20 Fished
Pairs Series Round 6

1st Steve Clark Mansfield peg 35, 96-3-0

2nd Kev Baxter Diawa Trentman peg 21, 81-9-0

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 68-9-0

4th Steve Skinner GOT Baits/Fox Match peg 24, 48-5-0

5th Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 15, 33-8-0

Steve fished pole on two lines chopped worm on one and pellet and meat on the other, he had 21lb of small carp and roach with the rest of his catch made up of 12 carp -10lb, weighing in 96lb 3oz the best weight so far this year. 2nd place was Kev Baxter drawn at peg 21 he also had a massive 81lb 9oz having 17 carp in his nets all caught on the pole and pellet fished at 13m. 

Top pair on the Day
Kev Baxter & Steve Clark 2 points

Pairs after 6 rounds
Kev Baxter & Steve Clark 24 points
Rob Ward & Neil Wilkinson 28 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 23/4/08
26 fished
 
1st Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 56-4-0

2nd Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 37-1-0

3rd Steve Skinner Got baits/Fox Match peg 33, 36-10-0

4th Fred Spooner Brown Baileys peg 42, 28-15-0

5th Bernard O Conner Gateford Angling Supplies peg 8, 28-8-0

6th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 27-12-0

Kristian took a gamble and fished the method feeder cast to the island at peg 39 and it was a gamble that paid off, with hair rigged pellet he caught steady all match landing 15 carp- 8lb weighing in 56lb 4oz. 2nd place Rob also fished another bait associated with summer the paste, he fished it on the pole at 11m and had 7 big carp – 8lb finishing with 37lb 1 oz.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 22/4/08
23 fished

1st John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 48-12-0

2nd Mark Jones Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 41-1-0

3rd Jim Strachan Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 34-15-0

4th Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC peg 49, 19-0-0

5th Jeff Crozier Peg One Angling Centre peg 55, 17-4-0
 
6th John Holmes BCUK Disabled peg 50, 15-15-0

Peg to peg battle with mark fishing pole and pellet at one side of the weed beds and John fishing the same method on the other side and it was John that came out top thanks to common carp that weighed in just over 15lb, he fished at 11m down the margin having 6 other carp – 3lb and a net of skimmers – 2lb totalling 48lb 12oz. Mark had 13 carp – 3lb and 20lb of skimmers in his 41lb 1oz net also fishing down the margin.


Holmedale Lake
Sunday 20/4/08
20 Fished
Pairs Series Round 5

1st Dan Gavin Total-Fishing peg 31, 58-7-0

2nd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 35, 38-13-0

3rd Tom O Conner Gateford Angling Supplies peg 39, 16-8-0

4th Don Clarke Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 33, 14-5-0

5th Kev Baxter Diawa Trentman peg 19, 13-3-0

Dan drew the bore hole peg 31 for the 3rd time in this series and it was the place to be on this very cold and wet day, he fished pole and corn over loose fed pellets and corn at 13m and caught steady all day landing 15 carp- 6lb and weighing in 58lb 7oz. 2nd placed Pete Ellis had a late run of carp on pole pellet and corn landing 12 carp – 8lb.

Top pair on the Day
Kev Baxter & Steve Clark 2 points

Pairs after 5 rounds
Kev Baxter & Steve Clark 22 points
Rob Ward & Neil Wilkinson 23 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 16/4/08
26 fished
 
1st Pete Hodgetts Mansfield Angling peg 54, 30-14-0

2nd Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 30-0-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 25-9-0

4th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 35, 25-3-0

5th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 24-15-0

6th Jason Singlehurst Langwith lodge Peg 17, 17-7-0

The day started off like a nice spring day but the cold east wind got up and put the damper on any big weights. Pete drew end peg 54 and made the most of it fishing pole corn and pellet he had 1 carp of 8lb 2oz and the rest of his 30lb 14oz was made up of stockies – 2lb. Dave Madin had to wait till the last 90mins before catching, he landed just 3 carp on pole and corn fished down the margin.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 15/4/08
22 fished

1st Steve Skinner Got Baits/Fox peg 43, 24-15-0

2nd Neil Wilkinson TJM Tackle peg 40, 24-11-0

3rd John Holmes BCUK Disabled peg 53, 21-3-0

4th John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 21-3-0

5th Darren Hill Peg One angling Centre peg 38, 18-12-0

6th Dave Nicholls Notts AA peg 58, 18-8-0

Steve Fished pole and pellet out at 11m for a mixed net of small carp and skimmers – 2lb he was surprised when he move to his pre baited margin swim catching 3 bream of 4lb each also on the pole and pellet. 2nd placed Neil fished pole pellet and corn down the margin for an all carp catch his biggest fish going just 3lb.


Holmedale Lake
Sunday 13/4/08
20 Fished
Pairs Series Round 4

1st Neil Wilkinson TJM Tackle peg 35, 58-4-0

2nd Steve Clark Mansfield Town peg 31, 49-4-0

3rd Kev Baxter Diawa Trentman peg 4, 30-7-0

4th Dan Gavin Total-Fishing peg 39, 29-8-0

5th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 33, 28-15-0

Neil again fished pole and pellet over a bed of pellets, after a slow start he started to get regular bites landing 10 carp the biggest being 8lb weighing in a total of 58lb 4oz and with his partner winning his section they were top pair on the day and now take a clear lead in the series. 2nd place went to Mansfield Steve Clark fishing pole and meat at bore hole peg 31 he had 4 carp – 5lb and the rest of his catch was made up of stockies – 12oz

Top pair on the Day
Rob Ward & Neil Wilkinson 2 points

Pairs after 4 rounds
Rob Ward & Neil Wilkinson 15 points
Norman & Kristian Powers 19 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 9/4/08
24 fished
 
1st Neil Wilkinson TJM Tackle peg 34, 63-12-0

2nd Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 46-1-0

3rd Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 43-11-0

4th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 39-4-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 35-5-0

6th Fred Spooner Brown Baileys Peg 21, 29-9-0

Neil again at the top in this Wednesday open match, fishing pole and pellet he had to wait nearly two hours for his first bite, but then like buses he had 5 carp in five puts out and then caught steady to the end of the match finishing with 14 carp – 9lb and a total of 63lb 12oz. 2nd place Craig had a mixed net of stockies – 3lb fishing pole, corn and pellet at 6m from peg 39 finishing with 46lb 1oz.


Pairs Series Round 3

1st Steve Clark Mansfield Town peg 41, 19-11-0

2nd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, 15-7-0

3rd Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 22, 13-4-0

4th Dave Dare Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 35, 11-8-0

5th Steve Skinner Fox Match/Got Baits peg 13, 10-14-0

It was more like winter than spring a covering of snow and frost greeted the anglers this morning. Mansfield’s Steve Clark made the best of the bad conditions he fished the pole with corn and maggot for a mixed net of roach, skimmers and perch and 2 bonus 4lb carp took late in the match, Fishery regular John Darby stuck it out for carp fishing short pole at 5m with pellet he finished with 5 carp – 7lb

Top pair on the Day
Tony Caley & Dave Dare 3 points

Pairs after 3 rounds
Steve Skinner & Dan Gavin, Rob Ward & Neil Wilkinson 13 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 2/4/08
21 fished
 
1st Neil Wilkinson TJM Tackle peg 19, 52-8-0

2nd Dave Lane Worksop United peg 33, 52-4-0

3rd Dave Madin Mossella/Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 48, 50-15-0

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 49-3-0

5th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 41-15-0

6th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 39-15-0

Near perfect water condition and a nice spring day made for a very competitive match with Neil just coming out on top starting off on ledgered meat cast to the island at peg 19 he had a mirror carp of 10lb 6oz on his first cast, but had to wait nearly 2 hours for his next bite he changed to the pole fishing meat at 12m and had 15 more carp – 5lb steady throughout the rest of the match weighing in a total 52lb 8oz, finishing just 4oz in front of Dave Lane at peg 33 he alternated between the pole and feeder with corn and pellet on the hook he had 2 carp going 9lb+ with the rest of his catch made up of fish – 4lb. Also close was Dave Madin fishing pole and pellet down the margin he would have won the match but his swim dried up with 2 hours to go.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 1/4/08
19 fished

1st Neil Wilkinson TJM Tackle peg 6, 42-6-0

2nd Lee Payling Peg One angling Centre peg 20, 38-3-0

3rd John Holmes BCUK Disabled peg 22, 22-7-0

4th Fred Bispham BCUK Disabled peg 24, 18-2-0

5th Jason Thomas Peg One angling Centre peg 16, 17-11-0

6th John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 12, 13-15-0

The match was moved from the roadside to the sheltered field side of the Sherwood lake because of the strong gusting winds, but Neil drew at the windy end of the lake at peg 6 and still couldn’t fish the pole so he fished ledgered meat cast into the middle of the lake catching a mixed net of carp – 6lb and bream – 3lb weighing in a total of 42lb 6oz. In 2nd place Lee managed to fish the pole and pellet from sheltered peg 20 he had 5 carp for 8lb and the rest of his 38lb 3oz was made up of skimmers and bream – 3lb. Best net of the day was Fred Bispham’s  he had 18lb 2oz of small roach – 6oz all took on the pole and punched bread.


Holmedale Lake
Sunday 30/3/08
20 Fished
Pairs Series Round 2

1st Dan Gavin Total-fishing.co.uk peg 31, 41-4-0

2nd Neil Wilkinson Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 49, 27-6-0

3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 21-0-0

4th Dean Richmond Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 14-12-0

5th Kev Baxter Diawa Trentmen peg 22, 12-12-0

Dan drew the bore hole peg for the second week in a row but this time he made it count fishing pole and corn at 13 & 14m he caught all day landing 20 carp for a total weight of 41lb 4oz. 2nd place went to Neil fishing pole and pellet at 11m he had 6 carp – 8lb.

Top pair on the Day
Rob Ward & Neil Wilkinson 3 points

Pairs after 2 rounds
Steve Skinner & Dan Gavin, Rob Ward & Neil Wilkinson 8 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 27/3/08
19 fished
 
1st Dave Madin Mossella/Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 44-12-0

2nd Steve Skinner Fox Match/Got Baits peg 45, 11-15-0

3rd Ben Flowers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 25, 11-8-0

4th Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 34, 9-1-0

5th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, 8-7-0

6th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery Peg 48, 7-1-0

Dave was the only angler to stay in contact with the fish after a mild start the temperature dipped and the fish stopped biting, his first carp was his biggest weighing just over 10lb he followed it with 8 more plus 2 bream and a roach all caught on the pole and corn. Along way behind in 2nd spot Steve had 5 carp – 3lb fishing the pole and pellet at 16 up to the island all caught in the 1st 2 hours.

Next weeks draw as been moved to 12 mid day

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 26/3/08
15 fished

1st Bob Place Mansfield Piscatorial peg 47, 9-1-0

2nd John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 8-7-0

3rd Steve Skinner Fox Match/Got Baits peg 25, 7-12-0

4th Shaun Lambert Peg One angling Centre peg 23, 5-8-0

5th John Holmes BCUK Disabled peg 30, 5-4-0

Bob fished waggler and maggot for a mixed net of roach, perch and skimmers he caught all match and just coming top.


Sherwood Lake
Sunday 9/3/08
12 Fished

1st Ian Utting Peg One Angling Centre peg 40, 26-7-0

2nd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 27, 24-7-0

3rd Geoff Hiley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 30, 12-15-0

4th Shaun Lambert Peg One Angling Centre peg 26, 8-5-0

Ian drew peg 40 on the road side a peg noted for the amount of carp that live there, he fished a small pellet feeder and pellet on the hook cast to the weed beds he caught steady all day landing 17 carp – 3lb. 2nd spot was Peg One boss Lee Payling drawn at 27 on the field side fished pellet feeder for 2 hours without a bite, a change to the pole and corn brought instant results catching a mixed net of skimmers and carp with his biggest fish being a unseasoned 4lb tench.

Holmedale Lake
Sunday 23/3/08
20 Fished
Pairs Series Round 1

1st Dave Dare Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 45, 34-7-0

2nd Dan Gavin Total-fishing.co.uk peg 31, 26-8-0

2nd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 26-8-0

4th Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 14-3-0

5th Dean Richmond Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, 13-15-0

This must have been one of the coldest days this winter, a covering of snow greeted the anglers along with gusting winds and further snow showers it was going to be hard but there were no blanks. In top spot Dave Dare managed to fish the pole at 16m with pellet up to the island for a net of stockies – 2lb he had a bite every time he could present his bait properly. Joint 2nd both Dan and Pete fished pole corn and pellet Dan having about 20 stockies and Pete had 5 carp – 7lb.

Top pair on the Day
Steve Skinner & Dan Gavin 3 points

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 19/3/08
18 fished
 
1st Neil Wilkinson TJM peg 32, 30-11-0

2nd Steve Skinner Fox Match/Got Baits peg 45, 26-1-0

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 15, 13-4-0

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 18/3/08
12 fished

1st Neil Wilkinson TJM peg 40, 25-3-0

2nd Mark Jones Newgate/Anvil AC peg 30, 12-13-0

3rd Ray Redwood Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 7-1-0

Neil had back to back wins on the Sherwood lake he fished pole corn and paste down the margin for 7 carp – 7lb and on the Holmedale lake he had 8 carp – 7lb on pole and pellet fished out at 11m, on both days he caught better late in the match when the water cold warmer. 2nd on Sherwood was mark Jones fishing pole and maggot for a mixed net of Ide and chub, and on the Holmedale Steve fished pole and pellet at 16m up to the island for 18 stocky carp – 2lb.


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 5/3/08
16 fished  
1st Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 50, 18-12-0

2nd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 15-15-0

3rd Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 35, 15-0-0

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, 11-1-0

5th Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 33, 10-4-0

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 4/3/08
12 fished

1st Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 13, 7-4-0

2nd John Holmes BCUK Disabled peg 15, 5-8-0

3rd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 5, 5-5-0

4th Fred Bispham BCUK Disabled peg 12, 4-7-0

5th Mark Jones Newgate/Anvil AC peg 6, 4-0-0
 
A very cold start to both matches with snow greeting the anglers on Tuesday and a minus 4 frost on Wednesday. 1st place on Tuesday went to Jason Thomas fishing pole at 12m and pellet for 7 skimmers, and 2 bonus 2lb bream in the last hour caught on sweet corn, rest on the weights were made up of roach and skimmers all caught on pole and maggot. Wednesday’s winner Pete gambled on the carp not showing because of the extreme cold and fished the waggler and maggot for a mixed net of roach and perch his biggest fish being a new fishery record a perch of 2lb 8oz. 2nd place Pete Ellis stuck it out on pole and corn and landed 3 carp – 8lb caught late in the match.

Sherwood Lake
Sunday 9/3/08
20 Fished

1st Mick Lysiaght Team Rivendell peg 43, 13-6-0

2nd Ralph Marshall Peg One Angling Centre peg 46, 12-1-0

3rd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 18, 10-10-0

4th Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 49, 7-8-0

5th Fred Bispham BCUK Disabled peg 58, 6-15-0

Mick fished two lines on the pole he feed pellets at 11m and maggot at 7m, he had small roach and perch regular from the maggot line and 5 skimmers late in the match on pellet over his long line.
2nd place Ralph was the only angler to catch a carp, taking over an hour to land on the pole and chopped worm on light gear it made up the bulk of his catch weighing 8lb 4oz.

Holmedale Lake
Sunday 9/3/08
20 Fished

1st Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 19, 37-4-0

2nd Dan Gavin Total-fishing.co.uk peg 32, 34-0-0

3rd Steve Skinner GOT Baits peg 26, 23-3-0

4th Neil Wilkinson Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 21-0-0

5th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 14, 14-3-0

Pete drew peg 19 on the edge of the big shallow bay and cast popped up bread into it he had a carp on his first cast, followed by 4 more later in the day – 9lb and 3lb of silvers on the maggot it was enough for him to take top spot with 37lb 4oz in winning his 2nd match at the venue this week.
In 2nd spot Dan fishing his first match at the fishery drew 32 fished pole and corn for 10 carp – 4lb and a few roach weighing in a level 34lb


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 6/2/08
20 fished

  
1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 51-8-0

2nd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 14-8-0

3rd Neil Wilkinson Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 13-4-0

4th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, 11-4-0

5th Dave Lane Worksop United peg 23, 10-6-0

6th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 42, 7-2-0

Peg 31 was taken out because of its domination in matches making it a win at the draw bag, Mick drew peg 32 and had his biggest carp (a 7lber) on his first cast on ledgered corn cast to the lily pads it was 2 hours before he had another bite, that come on the pole and corn, 10 carp later he finished with a total of 51lb 8oz. team mate John Darby was peg opposite on peg 26 he had 4 carp – 5lb on the pole and pellet late in the match for 14lb 8oz.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 5/2/08
10 fished

1st John Holmes BCUK Disabled peg 27, 7-12-0

2nd Geoff Crozier Peg One Angling Centre peg 28, 4-0-0

3rd Mark Jones Newgate/Anvil AC peg 30, 3-8-0

Strong wind and rain made presentation very hard, John Holmes had a little bit of shelter at peg 27 and fished pole and maggot for a mixed net of small carp – 8oz and roach and perch.

Next weeks Draw is at 9am at the cabin
£10 + £1 golden peg


Peg 31 on the Holmedale lake is dominating matches at the moment with regular winning weights over 60lb, pole fished at 13 and 14m with corn, pellet or maggot on the hook for carp from a couple of ounces up to 8lb, other pegs worth a try are 25 + 26 with ledgered hair rigged corn cast to the old lily pads, pegs 17 and 42 – 45 on the pole. Local angler Bob Place has fished the waggler and maggot on peg 3 for the last couple of weekends and enjoyed 20lb+ weights of roach – 12oz. Other hot pegs round the complex are peg 6 on the Maunside with pegs 2-5 next best, pole fished maggot up the far shelf for mixed nets of chub carp and barbel. Pegs 26 & 27 on the Sherwood lake pole fished maggot close in for roach and perch pellet at 11+m for skimmers and small carp, pegs 40 & 41 bomb or small ground bait feeder and corn cast to the weed beds for carp – 9lb, pegs in the teens best on the wag and mag, best time to fish as been mid morning onwards but avoid the frosty mornings.


Peg 31 on the Holmedale lake is dominating matches at the moment with regular winning weights over 60lb, pole fished at 13 and 14m with corn, pellet or maggot on the hook for carp from a couple of ounces up to 8lb, other pegs worth a try are 25 + 26 with ledgered hair rigged corn cast to the old lily pads, pegs 17 and 42 – 45 on the pole. Local angler Bob Place has fished the waggler and maggot on peg 3 for the last couple of weekends and enjoyed 20lb+ weights of roach – 12oz. Other hot pegs round the complex are peg 6 on the Maunside with pegs 2-5 next best, pole fished maggot up the far shelf for mixed nets of chub carp and barbel. Pegs 26 & 27 on the Sherwood lake pole fished maggot close in for roach and perch pellet at 11+m for skimmers and small carp, pegs 40 & 41 bomb or small ground bait feeder and corn cast to the weed beds for carp – 9lb, pegs in the teens best on the wag and mag, best time to fish as been mid morning onwards but avoid the frosty mornings.


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 30/1/08
19 fished

1st Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 31, 62-3-0

2nd Ant King Dynamite Middy peg 45, 14-6-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 23, 12-3-0

4th Carl Williams Dynamite Mayfair peg 34, 9-15-0

5th Buff King Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, 7-1-0

6th Bill Pots Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 4-14-0

A white over frost at the beginning of the match and a cold biting wind made it hard and most anglers struggled for bites on this shallow lake, again it was peg 31 that produced the goods, this time it was turn of Mansfield’s Pete Hodgetts he alternated corn, pellet and maggot on the pole fished at 13m feeding pellets at the start and then only when the bites dropped of he landed 25 carp – 6lb but lost another 10 fish claimed to be foul hooked. 2nd placed Anthony King fished pole and corn at 16m up to the island landing just 7 carp he finished a long way behind with 14lb 6oz.

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 29/1/08
12 fished

1st Mark Jones Newgate/Anvil AC peg 12, 11-1-0

2nd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 15, 8-3-0

3rd John Holmes BCUK Disabled peg 9, 5-8-0

4th Geoff Crozier Peg One Angling Centre peg 6, 5-3-0

5th John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 18, 5-2-0

Mark won his first match at the fishery using pole and pellet fished at 11m he was the only angler to make it to double figures with the help of a dozen skimmer bream his biggest fish going 2lb weighing in a total of 11lb 1oz.

Next weeks Draw is at 9am at the cabin
£10 + £1 golden peg


Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 23/1/08
18 fished

  
1st Bill Pots Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 74-5-0

2nd Ben Flowers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 35-8-0

3rd Carl Williams Dynamite Mayfair peg 42, 31-2-0

4th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 33, 22-8-0

5th Jason Singlehurst Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 20-2-0

6th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, 19-11-0

The Flower pot men made it a one two, Bill drew the best winter peg in the midlands, peg 31 on the bore hole, he could only fish at 11m because of the gusty wind, but that was far enough, with the big shoal of small carp in front of him he fished double red maggot on the hook for a mixed net of carp – 3lb and roach – 12oz finishing with a total of 74lb 5oz nearly 40lb in front of team mate and travelling partner Ben he had 3 carp on ledgered corn from the lily pad before changing to pole and maggot for 12 more his biggest going 6lb. 

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 22/1/08
10 fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 9, 6-13-0

2nd Jeff Crozier Peg One Angling Centre peg 6, 6-10-0

3rd John Mosley Sherwood forest Fishery peg 15, 5-5-0

The lake is full to the top with water off the surrounding fields leaving it heavily coloured, Lee was the only angler to fish pellet and it only just paid off he had 1 tench and 1 crucian an with 10 skimmers he put 6lb 13oz on the scales 3oz in front of Jeff who fished pole and caster for a mixed net of roach skimmers and tench

Next weeks Draw is at 9am at the cabin
£10 + £1 golden peg


Sherwood Lake
Sunday 20/1/08
20 Fished

1st Simon Langton Peg One Angling Centre peg 11, 10-3-0

2nd Ralph Marshall Peg One Angling Centre peg 24, 10-0-0

3rd Matt Sanderson Team Rivendell peg 18, 8-10-0

4th John Holmes BCUK vets & disabled peg 12, 7-8-0

5th Shaun Lambert Peg One Angling Centre peg 21, 5-12-0

6th Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 16, 5-4-0

With all the noted carp pegs left out it made for very tight match, Peg one angler Simon was the only angler to fish the waggler and with maggot on the hook he had a busy day landing roach and skimmers – 12oz. In 2nd place team mate Ralph fished pole and chopped worm out at 12m returning a net of roach – 8oz and a couple of bonus tench – 2lb.

Holmedale Lake,
Wednesday 16/1/08
17 fished

  
1st Steve Skinner GOT Baits peg 31, 81-13-0

2nd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 35-5-0

3rd Brod Perkins Worksop United peg 48, 29-3-0

4th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 15-0-0

5th Dave Lane Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 25, 14-6-0

On cold and wet day like today the place to draw is peg 31, Steve did just that, fishing pole at 12m at the edge of the submerged building he fished pellet on the hook and only loose feed pellets when the bites dropped off, he put 40 carp on the scales ranging from 4oz – 6lb weighing in a creditable 81lb 13oz. In 2nd place Pete Ellis was the best of the rest fishing pole and corn at peg 17 having 9 carp – 7lb for a total of 35lb 5oz

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday15/1/08
10 fished

1st Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 27, 46-5-0

2nd John Holmes BCUK Vets & Disabled peg 40, 18-12-0

3rd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 18, 16-8-0

Conditions were terrible with torrential rain and wind the lake rose by 6”, but for those that stopped at home missed a reasonable match, Pete drew peg 27 and fished pole pellet and corn at 12m up against the weed bed weighing in 46lb 5oz of bream, carp and tench – 3lb

Next weeks Draw is at 9am at the cabin
£10 + £1 golden peg


Sherwood & Holmedale Lakes
Sunday 13/1/08
23 Fished

1st Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, Holmedale 19-10-0

2nd Matt Sanderson Team Rivendell peg 7, Sherwood 10-6-0

3rd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 17, Sherwood 10-3-0

4th Arnie Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 16, Sherwood 10-0-0

5th Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 11, Sherwood 8-3-0

6th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 32, Holmedale 7-4-0

Carl fished ledgered corn and meat cast to the old lily bed at peg 26 on the Holmedale lake having just five bites al day he made them all count landing 5 carp the biggest going 6lb. Matt Sanderson was the best on the Sherwood lake fishing the pole and caster up in the water and having a bite every put in he had a all roach net with his biggest fish going just 6oz

Holmedale Lake,
14 fished
9/1/08
  
1st Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 58-7-0

2nd Brod Perkins Worksop United peg 14, 29-3-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 22-8-0

4th Terry French Ultima Anglers peg 50, 15-7-0

Despite the strong wind and the extreme cold Pete Ellis had a weight that was more like summer, alternating corn on the pole at 9m and the ledger cast to the island he landed 8 carp – 9lb steady through the match, weighing in 58lb 7oz nearly 30lb in front of 2nd placed Brod who had just 4 carp biggest going 8lb on ledgered meat.

Cavendish Lake

Next weeks Draw is at 9am at the cabin
£10 + £1 golden peg


Winter League Round 9
Cavendish & Maunside Lakes
Saturday 8/12/07
20 Fished

1st Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 6, Maunside 39-8-0

2nd Mick Lysight Team Rivendell peg 3, Maunside 30-7-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 2, Maunside 28-4-0

4th John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 15, Maunside 17-14-0

5th Don Clarke Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 5, Maunside 9-12-0

6th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, Cavendish 9-9-0

Again the wind tried its best to spoil what was the making of a good match along with the rain, sleet and snow; it was a case of when you could present your bait properly you got a bite. Craig fished pole and Caster and pellet at 12m he had 17 carp with his biggest fish going just 3lb and putting a total of 39lb 8oz on the scales. 2nd place went to Mick Lysight fishing pole and maggot having a mixed net of chub, Barbel and carp – 3lb. Best on the Cavendish was Carl Brown at peg 3 he had 9lb 9oz of skimmers – 1lb and a bonus 3lb carp caught on the whistle.

League after 9 rounds
Jason Thomas & Rob Ward 20 points
John Woodland 21 points

Holmedale Lake,
Fun League
23 Fished
5/12/07
  
1st Steve Skinner GOT Baits peg 25, 67-4-0

2nd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 54-11-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 47-14-0

4th Brod Perkins Worksop United peg 32, 45-0-0

5th Nev Lee Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 38, 39-1-0

6th Dave Madin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 30-4-0

Steve made it back to back wins, winning on the Cavendish lake with the help of 5 bream that came late in the match on pole and pellet, but Wednesdays match on the Holmedale it was to windy to fish the pole so he alternated between the waggler and straight lead cast to the lily pad with meat on the hook and loose feeding pellets over the top he was into carp all match landing 17 his biggest going 9lb 15oz putting a creditable 67lb 40z on the scales. 2nd placed Pete Ellis was on a slightly sheltered peg and managed to fish the pole short at 6m with corn and pellet on the hook he had 24 carp – 7lb. 3rd was fishery boss Mick Langton with 9 carp – 8lb all on the pellet feeder and corn.

Final League Placing’s
Dave Madin 45 points
Pete Ellis 40 points
Mick Langton 34 points

Cavendish Lake
Tuesday 4/12/07
13 fished
1st Steve Skinner GOT Baits peg 7, 6-10-0

2nd John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 11, 5-5-0

3rd Jeff Crozier Peg One Angling Centre peg 5, 4-7-0

4th Neil Warren TJM peg 6, 3-12-0

5th John Moseley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 13, 2-8-0

Next weeks Draw is at 10am at the cabin
£10 + £1 golden peg


Holmedale Lake,
Fun League
21 Fished
28/11/07
  
1st Terry French Ultima Angling peg 49, 67-4-0

2nd Jason Singlehurst Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, 63-12-0

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 47-0-0

4th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, 15-0-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 33, 7-15-0

6th Pete Hodgetts Mansfield Angling peg 46, 7-4-0

Terry was fuming when his no.6 section broke on his pole for no apparent reason he had to fish the rest of the match with just the top 5 this worked in his favour fishing corn on the hook he had 18 carp – 5lb weighing in 67lb 4oz. Jason in 2nd place fished waggler in pellet cast to the small island in peg 3 he had bites all day ending with 30+ carp from 12oz up to 7lb.

League to date
With 1 round left
Dave Madin 44 points
Pete Ellis 35 points
Bob Martin 31 points

Cavendish Lake
Tuesday 27/11/07
15 fished

1st John Holmes BCUK Vets & Disabled peg 14, 11-8-0

2nd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 2, 9-1-0

3rd Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 11, 8-15-0

4th Steve Skinner GOT Baits peg 10, and
Pete Warren Nott’s AA peg 7, both 7-12-0

6th John Moseley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 7-8-0

John was the only angler to put a double figure net on the scales in this very close contest he fished bomb and meat cast to the far bank for just 2 carp and a bream. It was a different story in the next dozen places with every body catching skimmers and roach, Lee fished pole pellet and caster for 13 skimmers and 6 roach just edging out team mate Jason by 2oz who had an all roach catch on the pole and caster.

Next weeks Draw is at 10am at the cabin
£10 + £1 golden peg 
 
Holmedale Lake
Sunday 25/11/07
21 fished

1st Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, 58-0-0

2nd Bob Martin TJM peg 31, 52-3-0

3rd Steve Skinner Got Baits peg 33, 11-8-0

4th Geoff Mawby peg 45, 6-3-0

5th Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 42, 5-1-0

6th Roy Butterfield Gateford Angling Centre peg 3, 4-8-0

It was hard going for most anglers with the water temperature at only 3 deg C. But not for Pete Ellis he drew on a big shoal of carp at peg 8 and had one on his first put in fishing pole at 6m with corn and pellet he didn’t feed anything and had 18 carp – 7lb and loosing as many foul hooked he managed to put a level 58lb on the scales. In 2nd place Bob drew on the bore hole peg that always as a resident shoal of fish round it, fishing pole and pellet he had 45 carp the biggest being 8lb but most of which were around the 1lb mark finishing with 52lb 3oz.

Winter League Round 8
Cavendish & Maunside Lakes
Saturday 1/12/07
20 Fished

1st Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 6, Maunside 62-13-0

2nd John Slinn Rivendell AC peg 3, Maunside 32-14-0

3rd Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 2, Maunside 30-4-0

4th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, Maunside 29-9-0

5th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, Maunside 18-8-0

6th Ralph Marshall Peg One Angling Centre peg 17, Maunside 17-4-0

The wind tried its best to spoil what was the making of a good match; it was a case of when you could present your bait properly you got a bite. Jason fished pole and chopped worm at 12m when the wind permitted and his float went under most puts in, with half a dandra on the hook he had a all carp net with his biggest fish going just 3lb and putting a total of 62lb 13oz on the scales taking him to the top of the league by 2 points. 2nd place went to John Slinn fishing pole and maggot also having an all carp net – 3lb. Best on the Cavendish was Craig Brazier at peg 11 he had 14lb 2oz of skimmers – 1lb

League after 8 rounds
Jason Thomas 17 points
Rob Ward & Mick Langton 19 points


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Holmedale Lake
Sunday 25/11/07
21 fished

1st Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, 58-0-0

2nd Bob Martin TJM peg 31, 52-3-0

3rd Steve Skinner Got Baits peg 33, 11-8-0

4th Geoff Mawby peg 45, 6-3-0

5th Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 42, 5-1-0

6th Roy Butterfield Gateford Angling Centre peg 3, 4-8-0

It was hard going for most anglers with the water temperature at only 3 deg C. But not for Pete Ellis he drew on a big shoal of carp at peg 8 and had one on his first put in fishing pole at 6m with corn and pellet he didn’t feed anything and had 18 carp – 7lb and loosing as many foul hooked he managed to put a level 58lb on the scales. In 2nd place Bob drew on the bore hole peg that always as a resident shoal of fish round it, fishing pole and pellet he had 45 carp the biggest being 8lb but most of which were around the 1lb mark finishing with 52lb 3oz.

Winter League Round 7
Cavendish & Maunside Lakes
Saturday 24/11/07
20 Fished

1st John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 5, Maunside 16-8-0

2nd Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 11, Maunside 12-13-0

3rd Martin Adams Rivendell AC peg 6, Maunside 11-11-0

4th Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, Cavendish 8-13-0

5th Ian Boyd Rivendell AC peg 10, Cavendish 6-13-0

6th Dean Richmond Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, Cavendish 6-12-0

A very sharp frost at the start of the match and then the wind got up and the rain came down this is what winter leagues are all about. John fished a small maggot feeder and red maggot on the hook for 1 carp, his biggest of the day an 8lb mirror and in the last hour when the wind died down he had 10 more on the pole and maggot fishing across to the far bank weighing in a total of 16lb 8oz. 2nd place Jason won his section fishing the same methods has the winner and his 1 point today takes him to 16 one point behind the leader Rob who had the best weight o the Cavendish lake with 8lb 13oz fishing pole pellet and worm for skimmers.

League after 7 rounds
Rob Ward 15 points
Jason Thomas & Mick Langton 16 points

Holmedale Lake,
Fun League
22 Fished
21/11/07
  
1st Steve Skinner Got Baits peg 17, 40-2-0

2nd Terry French Ultima Angling peg 31, 37-1-0

3rd Bob Martin TJM peg 35, 35-15-0

4th Pete Hodgetts Mansfield Angling peg 42, 35-4-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 33, 32-8-0

6th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Centre peg 47, 27-7-0

Steve won his first match at the fishery and topped it off by drawing out his peg for a extra £100 golden peg, Steve had two carp on the bomb and corn cast to the island and four more on the pole and corn later in the match all his fish were between 5 and 7lb for a total of 40lb 2oz. 2nd placed Terry was in the lead up to the last hour catching 10 carp – 5lb on pole and pellet till his swim dried up with 60 minutes to go.

League to date
With 2 rounds left
Dave Madin 44 points
Pete Ellis & Bob Martin 31 points
Mick Langton 27 points

Cavendish Lake
Tuesday 20/11/07
13 fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 1, 14-3-0

2nd John Moseley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, 13-0-0

3rd Bob Martin TJM peg 8, 9-15-0

4th John Holmes BCUK Vets & Disabled peg 12, and
Pete Warren Nott’s AA peg 13, both 8-13-0

6th Jeff Crozier Peg One Angling Centre Peg 5, 8-0-0

Lee fished pole corn and pellet out at 16m and down the margin he had 16 skimmers – 1lb on the pellet and small carp, tench and roach down the margin on the corn. 2nd placed John lost a 2lb bream at the net that would have won him the match, he fished pole and caster up in the water for a nice net of roach – 1lb and skimmers to 2lb

Next weeks Draw is at 10am at the cabin
£10 + £1 golden peg


Holmedale Lake
Sunday 18/11/07
20 fished

1st Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 16-2-0

2nd Brod Perkins Worksop United peg 39, 8-10-0

3rd Bob Martin TJM peg 33, 6-0-0

4th John Wragg Sid’s Lot peg 24, 4-3-0

5th Chris Tomlinson Worksop Juniors peg 8, 3-14-0

Pete fished the pole at 16m to the small island at peg 45 with corn he had 5 bites that produced 4 carp – 6lb for 16lb 2oz and that was enough and this very cold Rainey day.

Winter League Round 6
Cavendish & Maunside Lakes
Saturday 17/11/07
20 Fished

1st Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, Maunside 88-7-0

2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, Maunside 21-10-0

3rd John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 19, Maunside 16-5-0

4th Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 10, Cavendish 15-4-0

5th Don Clarke Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 5, Maunside 14-6-0

Rob fished pole and maggot to the far bank feeding maggot every put in but he found he was foul hooking and loosing to many fish so he stopped feeding and got more positive bites he had an all carp catch with his biggest carp being just over 3lb Rob had a very busy day landing over 100 carp and weighing 88lb 7oz a weight more conversant with summer than a winter league. 2nd place and the best of the rest, Mick fished pole and chopped worm at 8m for 3 carp, chub and Ide for 21lb 10oz.

League after 6 rounds
Dean Richmond, John Darby, Bob Martin & Rob Ward 14 points


Holmedale Lake,
Fun League
24 Fished
14/11/07
  
1st Jason Singlehurst Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 48, 73-0-0

2nd Dave Lane Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 47-3-0

3rd Dave Madin Mossella Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 41-4-0

4th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 35, 37-8-0

5th Charlie Shaw Dynamite Mayfair peg 8, 34-14-0

6th Terry French Ultima Angling peg 39, 34-11-0

Fishery regular Jason set off like a house on fire having 6 carp in the first hour fishing pole and pellet at 6m he had 8 more in the next 3 hours but nothing in the last hour when the temperature dropped to freezing his total of 14 carp – 8lb weighed exactly 73lb. 2nd placed Dave landed a foul hooked carp before the match started and continued to foul hook fish during the match loosing 15 fish and landing 10 properly hooked carp – 7lb on the pole and worm

League to date
With 3 rounds left
Dave Madin 44 points
Pete Ellis 31 points
Bob Martin 27 points

To book a peg ring the fishery on 07721316334

Cavendish Lake
Tuesday 13/11/07
14 fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 1, 11-11-0

2nd Jeff Crozier Peg One Angling Centre peg 8, 8-15-0

3rd Steve Skinner GOT Baits peg 12, 8-0-0

4th Ian Boyd Rivendell AC peg 13, 6-3-0 
 
A cold start to the day and the water temp only 5 degrees C. Lee struggled in the first half on the match with only 1 skimmer to show for his hard work but in the last hour it all paid off the sun came out and the skimmers moved in, fishing long pole and pellet he had 20 skimmers – 1lb, 2nd place Jeff fished pole and caster for a dozen roach – 1lb

Next weeks Draw is at 10am at the cabin
£10 + £1 golden peg


Holmedale Lake
Sunday 11/11/07
22 fished

1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 77-7-0

2nd Terry French Ultima Anglers peg 49, 46-5-0

3rd Paul Elliott Ultima Anglers peg 3, 39-15-0

4th Bob Martin TJM peg 35, 33-8-0

5th Steve Skinner GOT Baits peg 33, 30-14-0

6th Carl Brown CB Home Improvements peg 26, 30-4-0

Peg 31 is the best winter peg at the fishery with the drop in temperature it’s the place to draw and it was fishery boss Mick Langton that was fortunate to draw it. Fishing the pole on two lines one at 13m and the other into the bore hole building at 14.5m, most of his fish came from the long line fishing both corn and pellet on the hook and not putting any loose feed in he finished with 14 carp – 8lb and one 4lb bream giving him a total of 77lb 7oz.  2nd placed Terry fished pole and pellet at 6m for 16 carp – 5lb.

Winter League Round 5
Cavendish & Maunside Lakes
Saturday 10/11/07
20 Fished

1st Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 6, Maunside 17-15-0

2nd Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 1, Cavendish 15-11-0

3rd   John Slinn Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, Maunside 14-12-0

4th Dave Round Mansfield Busmen peg 2, Maunside 13-1-0

5th Bob Martin TJM peg 9, Cavendish 12-9-0

6th Martin Adams Rivendell AC peg 8, Maunside 12-5-0

Not a massive winning weight but a tight finish over half the anglers fishing weighed in over 10lb and everybody caught fish, finishing in top spot from the best peg on the Maunside lake Craig struggled to fish the pole to the far bank as is required on this peg but in between the gusts of wind he managed to present the bait catching carp – 3lb chub and Ide on the worm. Travelling partner Rob also drew the best peg on the Cavendish and fished pole and corn down the margin for 6 carp -5lb

League after 5 rounds
Dean Richmond & John Darby 10 points
Bob Martin 11 points


Holmedale Lake,
Fun League
25 Fished
7/11/07
  
1st Brod Perkins Worksop United peg 4, 83-5-0

2nd Dave Madin Mossella Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 35, 49-3-0

3rd Terry French Ultima Angling peg 24, 34-10-0

4th Carl Brown CB Home Improvements peg 42, 33-1-0

5th Bob Martin TJM peg 31, 31-2-0

6th Charlie Shaw Dynamite Mayfair peg 39, 29-2-0

Brod fished hair rigged meat on the bomb cast to the middle of the lake loose feeding only a hand full of pellets al match he had 12 carp his biggest being 10lb weighing in a total of 83lb 5oz. 2nd place Dave Madin fished pole and pellet at peg 35 feeding a pot of pellets at the start, he then loose feed with the catapult after every fish, he landed 15 carp – 6lb and was best of the rest with 49lb 3oz

League to date
with 4 rounds left
Dave Madin 40 points
Pete Ellis 27 points
Bob Martin 27 points

To book a peg ring the fishery on 07721316334


Cavendish Lake
Tuesday 6/11/07
16 fished

1st Jeff Crozier Peg One Angling Centre peg 5, 8-15-0

2nd Steve Skinner GOT Baits peg 2, 8-10-0

3rd Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 15, 6-10-0

4th  John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 11, 4-1-0
 
A major white over frost, a 2 deg C drop in water temp, and most of the leaves from the surrounding trees on the lake it wasn’t the best for a bagging day. Jeff Crozier opted to fish chopped worm and worm on the hook, it paid off having 8lb 15oz of small roach and perch, just 5oz in front of 2nd placed Steve fishing pole and pellet for 5 skimmers and a 4lb caught in the dieing seconds of the match.

Next weeks Draw is at 10am at the cabin
£10 + £1 golden peg

Holmedale Lake
Sunday 4/11/07
22 fished

1st Terry French Ultima Anglers peg 33, 101 -7-0

2nd Steve Skinner GOT Baits peg 31, 28-7-0

3rd Paul Elliott Ultima Anglers peg 51, 27-9-0

4th Nigel Potter Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 35, 19-14-0

5th Fred Spooner Brown Baileys peg 48, 17-2-0

6th Brod Perkins Worksop United peg 38, 13-4-0

A very cold start to the match but Terry French managed to weigh in a weight more suited to summer than winter, he fished a waggler shallow cast to the lily pads with corn on the hook loose feeding very little corn over the top he had over 30 carp his biggest going just over 9lb and putting a total of 101lb 7oz on the scales. Best of the rest was Steve Skinner drawn on the bore hole peg he fished the pole and pellet long and had 8 carp – 7lb but loosing over 10 others foul hooked.

Winter League Round 4
Cavendish & Maunside Lakes
Saturday 3/11/07
20 Fished

1st John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 6, Maunside 32-0-0

2nd Ralph Marshall Peg One Angling Centre peg 5, Maunside 31-6-0

2nd Bob Martin TJM peg 19, Maunside 30-4-0

4th Paul Hatton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 1, Cavendish 24-15-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 13, Maunside 20-5-0

6th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, Cavendish 17-4-0

Another full turn out on this popular winter league and it was again the organiser John Darby that finished in the top spot, drawn on the best peg on the Maunside peg 6, he fished pole and maggot at 13m up the far bank loose feeding 5 maggots every put in he had bites all day finishing with 10 carp – 3lb and chub and Ide – 2lb he weighed in exactly 32lb and 1 point that takes him to 2nd place in the league overall after 4 rounds. 2nd placed Ralph Marshall was just 10oz a drift at the next peg, he fished pole and pellet for a net of carp – 3lb. Best on the Cavendish was Paul Hatton fishing pole and corn down the margin at peg one he had 5 carp 5lb and a dozen skimmers

League after 4 rounds
Dean Richmond 6 points
John Darby 8 points
Mick Langton & Carl Brown 9 points


Holmedale Lake,
Fun League
27 Fished
31/10/07
  
1st Dave Madin Mossella Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 51-3-0

2nd Jason Singlehurst Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 43-0-0

3rd Fred Spooner Brown Baileys Peg 32, 32-14-0

4th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 51, 32-10-0

5th Brod Perkins Worksop United peg 42, 28-15-0

6th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 33, 28-13-0

Dave started the match casting a small pellet feeder cast to the island without any success, a change to his baited pole swim and he had a carp of 7lb 1st put out, then he landed 9 more through the match weighing in a total 51lb 3 oz. 2nd placed Jason had a good last 2 hours on the pole and soft pellet fishing out at 13m he had 12 carp- 4lb

League to date
with 5 rounds left
Dave Madin 35 points
Pete Ellis 27 points
Mick Langton 25 points

To book a peg ring the fishery on 07721316334

Cavendish Lake
Tuesday 30/10/07
16 fished

1st Bob Martin TJM peg 8, 25-9-0

2nd Geoff Bennett Peg One Angling Centre peg 12, 24-4-0

3rd Simon Langton Peg One Angling Centre peg 16, 23-7-0

4th  John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 16-12-0
 
5th John Holmes BCUK Disabled peg 11, 14-3-0

6th Kev Jones Leegem Chesterfield peg 1, 11-1-0

Bob fished a pellet feeder and pellet cast to the far bank for 2 carp – 4lb and the pole and soft pellet for 1 more carp and 10lb of skimmers to finish with 25lb 9oz just in front of 2nd place Geoff Bennett he also had 3 carp – 4lb and the rest of his weight was made up of skimmers – 1lb all took on the pole and pellet at peg 12.

Next weeks Draw is at 10am at the cabin
£10 + £1 golden peg


Holmedale Lake
Sunday 28/10/07
26 fished

1st Dave Lane Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 62-7-0

2nd Terry French Ultima Anglers peg 26, 55 -15-0

3rd Bob Martin TJM peg 31, 36-7-0

4th Paul Nichols Mosborough Tackle Box peg 50, 31-2-0

5th Simon Langton Peg One Angling Centre peg 38, 30-7-0

6th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 33, 30-5-0

Dave fished a big piece of hair rigged meat on the straight lead cast tight to the lily pads in the middle of the lake at peg 24 feeding very few pellets over the top he had 15 carp – 7lb finishing with 62lb 7oz. In 2nd place Terry also fished the lead cast to the pads using corn for bait he 21 carp – 4lb. It was very tight below the top 2 with over 22lb was needed to get in the top 10

Winter League Round 3
Cavendish & Maunside Lakes
Saturday 27/10/07
20 Fished

1st John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, Maunside 56-0-0

2nd Martin Adams Rivendell AC peg 3, Maunside 41-15-0

2nd Dean Richmond Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 15 Maunside 41-15-0

4th Paul Hatton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 6, Maunside 32-7-0

5th Carl Brown CB home Improvements peg 5, Maunside 26-15-0

6th Bob Martin TJM peg 13, Maunside 26-8-0

The winter league Organiser John Darby drew the end peg 19 on the Maunside and came out top of the list at the end of the match with an excellent 56lb net of carp, fishing pole and maggot to the far bank at 12m and pole and pellet at 6m towards empty peg 20 he had small carp – 2lb all day. 2nd place was sheared with Martin Adams fishing pole and maggot up the far bank for carp – 2lb at peg 3 and Dean Richmond who fished pole and maggot down the inside margin at peg 15 for one carp going 7lb and the rest of his weight was made up of Barbel – 2lb both finishing with 41lb 15oz. Best weight from the Cavendish was John woodland with a mixed net of carp – 4lb and skimmers – 1lb for a total of 24lb 1oz from peg 1.

League after 3 rounds
Dean Richmond 4 points
Carl Brown & Jason Thomas & Martin Adams 6 points


Holmedale Lake,
Fun League
26 Fished
24/10/07
  
1st Paul Elliott Ultimate Tackle Peg 26, 51-7-0

2nd Dave Madin Mossella Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 49-10-0

3rd Bob Martin TJM Peg 49, 36-10-0

4th Steve Skinner Got Baits peg 14, 27-13-0

5th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 24-8-0

6th Brod Perkins Worksop United peg 33, 23-7-0

The match fished well despite the frosty start, Paul fished the bomb and corn cast between the lily pads at peg 26 he hooked 15 carp but only managed to land 9 the biggest going 7lb finishing with 51lb 7oz. In 2nd Dave Madin fished the pole pellet and corn out at 12m and late in the match down margin he had 7 carp – 9lb weighing in a total of 49lb 10oz 

League to date
Dave Madin 29 points
Pete Ellis 27 points
Mick Langton 25 points

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Cavendish Lake
Tuesday 23/10/07
14 fished

1st John Woodland Peg One Angling Centre peg 5, 25-3-0

2nd Kev Jones Leegem Chesterfield peg 2, 17-4-0

3rd Geoff Bennett Peg One Angling Centre peg 9, 15-5-0

4th Trev Baxter Peg One Angling Centre peg 16, 10-8-0
 
John took an early lead with 3 carp taken on a small pellet feeder and pellet on the hook cast to the far bank in the first hour a change to the pole and pellet brought him a dozen skimmers around the 1lb mark + another carp to take his total to 25lb 3oz 2nd placed Kev fished pole pellet and maggot for a mixed net of skimmers, roach and rudd for 17lb 4oz.

Next weeks Draw is at 10am at the cabin
£10 + £1 golden peg


Holmedale Lake
Sunday 21/10/07
25 fished

1st Brod Perkins Worksop United peg 26, 32-0-0

2nd Paul Elliott Ultimate Anglers peg 24, 28 -10-0

3rd Bob Martin TJM peg 31, 25-9-0

4th Dave Lane Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 33, 24-4-0

5th Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 18-2-0

6th Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 14, 17-15-0

Another white over frost and the water temperature down to 6 degrees C made it a very hard match for all. Brod Perkins finished in top spot fishing straight lead and meat cast to the lily pads at peg 26 he finished with a level 32lb made up of 6 carp – 7lb. Paul Elliott was 2nd having 5 carp -6lb on the lead and corn.

Winter League Round 2
Cavendish & Maunside Lakes
Saturday 20/10/07
20 Fished

1st Jason Thomas Peg One Angling Centre peg 19, Maunside 48-8-0

2nd Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 6, Maunside 32-3-0

3rd Dean Richmond Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, Cavendish 28-4-0

4th Carl Brown CB home Improvements peg 1, Cavendish 14-2-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3 Maunside 13-11-0

6th Kev Webster Kingsley Legion AC peg 8 Maunside 13-1-0

Jason fished pole and worm at 14m to the far bank at peg 19 on the Maunside he caught steady all day having small carp Ide and chub – 1.5lb finishing well in front of Rob Ward in 2nd place with a total of 48lb 8oz. Rob fished pole worm and maggot tight up the far bank on 6 on the Maunside for carp – 4lb and Chub – 2lb. Best on the Cavendish was 3rd placed Dean Richmond he had 7 carp – 6lb + half a dozen skimmers fishing a small groundbait feeder and pellet cast to the far bank at peg 9.

League after 2 rounds
Dean Richmond & Jason Thomas 2 points
Carl Brown & Rob Ward 3 points


Holmedale Lake,
Fun League
23 Fished
17/10/07
  
1st Bob Martin TJM Peg 35, 67-14-0

2nd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 48, 59-5-0

3rd Carl Brown CB Home Improvements peg 17, 45-14-0

4th Glen Greasley Barnsley Bait Company peg 33, 43-14-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 42-2-0

6th Pete Hodgetts Sensas Mansfield Angling peg 8, 39-10-0

A frosty start to the match but it soon warmed up at the start of the match when the carp started to show, Bobs first fish was a gudgeon on the pole and pellet but that was his only one, he followed that with over 30 carp – 6lb weighing in a total of 67lb 14oz. In 2nd place Pete fished pole, corn and pellet down the margin at peg 48 after a slow start the carp moved in and there was no looking back he landed 23 carp – 8lb

League to date
Pete Ellis 27 points
Mick Langton 25 points
Dave Madin 24 points

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Cavendish Lake
Tuesday 6/10/07
16 fished

1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 5, 30-14-0

2nd John Holmes BCUK Vets & disabled peg 9, 20-15-0

3rd Geoff Bennett Peg One Angling Centre peg 4, 19-10-0

4th Fred Bispham BCUK Vets & disabled peg 13, 18-8-0

Lee Finished nearly 10lb in front of this tight match he fished pole at 14m and caster up in the water for a mixed net of skimmers and roach – 1lb and one solitary 3lb carp weighing in 30lb 14oz. In 2nd place John fished pole and soft pellet having skimmers – 1lb and 3 bonus 3lb carp.
5th place was shared by 4 anglers, Mark Jones, John Darby, Pete Hodgetts and Geoff Crozier all weighed in 15lb 8oz

Next weeks Draw is at 10am at the cabin
£10 + £1 golden peg

Holmedale Lake,
Fun League
26 Fished
3/10/07
  
1st Bob Martin TJM peg 19, 95-11-0

2nd Dave Madin Mossella Sherwood Fishery peg 39, 91-1-0

3rd Paul Hatton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 33, 60-14-0

4th Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 47-3-0

5th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 44-8-0

6th Ivan Bennett Newgate lane AC peg 21, 40-9-0

A close finish at the top with Bob coming out top with just over 4lb to spare, he fished pole and pellet out at 13m over a bed of chopped corn at peg 19 and was into fish straight away with his first carp being his biggest going 7lb 4oz he followed that into the net with 19 more finishing with a creditable 95lb 11oz.
Dave Madin finished 2nd he fished pole at 6m with corn and pellet and pellet feeder and banded pellet cast to the island at peg 39, he caught most of his fish on the pole having a few bonus fish on the feeder when the pole swim dried up, he finished with 24 carp – 7lb and a massive 91lb 1oz. 3rd placed Paul had all his fish on pole and corn, including the biggest fish of the day a 16lb 2oz common carp.

League to date
Pete Ellis 22 points
Dave Madin 22 points
Mick Langton 19 points

To book a peg ring the fishery on 07721316334

Sherwood Lake
Tuesday 2/10/07
14 fished

1st John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 53, 45-3-0

2nd John Mosley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 48, 34-3-0

3rd Bob Martin TJM peg 62, 22-2-0

4th Steve Skinner Got Bait peg 40, 21-2-0
 
5th John Wooff Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 38, 19-3-0

6th Geoff Crozier Peg One Angling Centre peg 58, 17-4-0

Back to back wins now for John on this lake drawn at peg 53 he fished pole and soft pellet out at 12m for skimmers – 2lb catching steady he had about 25lb in the net, coming up to the last hour he changed to corn fished down the margin for 2 carp that made up the rest of his weight, weighing in a total of 45lb 3oz. 2nd this time was John Moseley fishing the pole and big pieces of meat down the margin he had 6 carp – 8lb finishing with 34lb 3oz 

Next weeks Draw is at 10am at the cabin and the match is on the Cavendish lake and is expected to be a sell out, so book on early
£10 + £1 golden peg

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