Hartleylands Farm near Cranbrook in Kent was the destination for the 6th qualifier in the Fish to Win Series and as expected Nick’s Lake was the place to be but what was more surprising was that Bramley through up bigger weights than Pear Tree Lake.  Finishing in 7th place overall came Steve Sanders the lake winner on Bramley with 86lb 4oz and Bruce Welfare (Bowlers) in 9th place overall on Pear Tree with 72lb. Pear Tree was expected to be a challenge to Nick’s Lake as it had thrown up some good 150lb+ weights in resent weeks, but today the lake just switched off. 

Using the method feeder with dead maggot on peg 6 on Nick’s Lake was eventual match winner Russ Berryman (Garbolino – Apollo) who caught fish from the off and tipped the scales with 179lb 14oz, in 2nd place on peg 23 on Nick’s Lake with his forth top 3 finish in the series was Robbie Taylor (Preston Innovations – Delcac) who mainly fished at 14m up in the water with 166lb 2oz. In third place on peg 28 on Nick’s Lake and also qualifying for the final came Geoff Vallance (Preston Innovations – Delcac) with 152lb who like Russ Berryman fished the method feeder all day with dead maggot as hook bait. 

Just missing out on the qualifying spot in 4th place came Steve Davis (SBS) with 93lb 12oz, 5th came Adrian Marshall (Trabuco South East) with 93lb, 6th came Matt Love (NG Floats) with 88lb 12oz, 7th was Steve Sanders with 86lb 4oz, 8th Mick Lock (Garbolino – Apollo) with 77lb, 9th Bruce Welfare (Bowlers) with 72lb and Sophie Hill (SBS) with 69lb. Sophie also caught the biggest fish of the day which was a 10lb carp. 

We now move back to Essex for the 7th qualifier at Tylers Common’s Horseshoe Lake in Brentwood Essex and with all 60 pegs in promises to be a hard match which can be won from anywhere. 

The full match results are as follows: 

Russ Berryman  179lb 14oz

Robbie Taylor    166lb 2oz

Geoff Valence   152lb

Steve Davis         93lb 12oz

Adrian Marshall                93lb 

Matt Love           88lb 12oz

Steve Sanders   86lb 4oz

Mick Lock            77lb

Bruce Welfare   72lb

Sophie Hill           69lb

John Bell              68lb 8oz

Steve Gardener                66lb 8oz

John Robinson  65lb 10oz

Nathan Watson                61lb 4oz

John Pantry        55lb 6oz

Jeff Davis             52lb 12oz

Ryan Mayer        50lb 4oz

Charlie Chawner               49lb 10oz

Russ Evans          46lb 8oz

Steve Coppin     45lb

Chris Nicholls     45lb

Jonathan Watt  45lb

Barry Upperton                41lb 8oz

Darren Law         40lb

John Whitelock 40lb

Ricky Egg              33lb 12oz

Jim McDowell    30lb 8oz

Dave Baptist       26lb 8oz

Greg Skinner      18lb 2oz

Alec Bishop         DNW

Antonio Poynter              DNW

Chris Bishop       DNW

Dave Sandford  DNW

Dean Lock           DNW

Glen Butler         DNW

Ian Corke             DNW

Jamie Card          DNW

Jim Miles             DNW

Joe Taylor            DNW

John Coster        DNW

Les Fidlin              DNW

Mark Sandford  DNW

Mike Bell             DNW

Nick Gilbert        DNW

Nigel Mills           DNW

Paul Berwick      DNW

Paul Lamb           DNW

Peter Heffer      DNW

Phil Starkey        DNW

Ray Fell DNW

Richard Hall         DNW

Robin Driscoll     DNW

Shane Charity    DNW

Stuart Atkinson DNW


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