Holmedale Lake 18 fished
1st Roger Edmunds Marukyu Kinky Pellet club peg 23, 115-1-0
2nd Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 60-7-0
3rd Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 51-3-0
4th Brian Elliott Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 44-12-0
5th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 14, 39-7-0
6th Mick Langton Sherwood Fishery peg 42, 10-9-0
Roger drew peg 23 and fished the pole and corn at 16m on the edge of a big shoal of carp landing 10 fish in the first hour and 9 more – 9lb later in the match putting a creditable 115lb 1oz on the scales. In second place Pete fished the pole and corn at peg 31 landing 25 carp – 6lb.
Sherwood Lake 16 fished
1st John Holmes Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 23, 11-1-0
2nd Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 8-14-0
3rd Ivor Birkin Rivendell AC peg 24, 8-7-0
4th Dave Round Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 11, 7-12-0
5th Brian Elliott Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 12, 7-7-0
A massive white over frost at the start of the match the temp at the draw was minus 1and then a flat calm sunny day made it hard for all, John Holmes came out top fishing the pole and maggot over groundbait landing a mixed net of silvers and weighing in the only double figure net on the day 11lb 1oz.