Wednesday 8th November 2006 Angel of the North Catch & Result for week ending 12th November 06
Partly Cloudy, Ambient temperature 11 deg, humidity 82%, Wind W 12mph, Barometer 1012.9mb, moon phase Full, Water temp 9 to 7.4 deg, DO 8.1, PH 7.61 was today open match setting
1st Steve Kean AON 32lb 8oz peg 38
2nd Colin Pine AON 11lb 10oz peg 13
3rd Jimmy Kent 7lb 13oz
Rest did not weigh in
Wind gusting spoiled pole presentation, Steve fished 9mtr left & Right 0.12 silk shot, 18 808 hook, 4x 16 carpa porth float, fed Angel 3mm feed pellets, 4mm expander on hook, when to windy fished bomb over top with maggot on hook.
Saturday 11th November 06 Open Match and 1st mini League Results
Overcast with Intermittent Rain, Wind gusting to W 28 mph, Ambient temperature 8 deg, barometer 1006.1mb, moon phase Waning Gibbous, Water temp 7.4 to 5.3 deg, DO 8.8, PH 7.86, today’s weather sorted the men out from the boys in angling.
1st Ray Laing AON 35lb 05oz peg 3
2nd Mark Wilson Shotton Metro Mail 22lb 08oz peg 23
3rd Rob Emery Shotton Metro Mail 17lb 12oz peg 5
4th Steve Kean AON 16lb 15 oz peg 4
5th Eddie Douglas AON 14lb 03oz peg 1
6th Dave Hudson AON 13lb 09oz peg 38
Ray fished feeder, block end maggot feeder, 0.14 hook length Silk shot, 16 hook, 5lb main line maxima, alternated between feeder & half ounce bomb, fished 30 yards between Island , caught 1st put in and continually picked fish off all match, ended up with 25 fish.
This weeks adverse weather together with water temp drop has still seen some excellent fish size and some good numbers of catches.
Anglers who have scaled down end tackle and obtained a balanced ratio to suit the varing conditions have caught at a better rate on balanced tackle, best baits Angel 4mm expander pellet, maggot, caster, worm, sweetcorn, together with tiny quantities of Angel feed pellets.
Bassetts producing Orfe, Ide, Carp, Rudd, Roach and Bream.
Lookout producing Carp, Ide, Rudd, Roach, Bream, Orfe,
Bowes still producing good numbers of Carp which are now shoaling up in deeper water.
All fish switching on and off for short periods of time.