Thursday 8 December 2011 Daiwa Hallcroft Veterans Open
Moat Pool (21 Pegs )
1st T Sears (Daiwa Hallcroft) Moat Island 40 35-4-0
On a wind swept moat pool feeder fishing was the main tactic for most anglers. Leading the field was Terry Sears off peg 40 on Moat Island. Terry fished maggot with groundbait and micro pellets for 6 carp and a few skimmers.
2nd C Line (Retford) Moat Island 57 22-12-0
Chris Line used pellet cone with corn and banded pellet also for carp and skimmers
3rd D Sewell (James Maude) Moat Outer 30 16-14-0
Dave fished pole and pellet at 11m for 1 carp and skimmers to 2lb
4th B Sullivan (Maltby) 15-14-0 5th N Wood (Hallcroft) 15-4-0
Friday 9 December 2011 Daiwa Hallcroft Open
Croft 10 Pegs
1st G Wilde (Fishing Republic) Peg 6 60-0-0
Geoff blitzed this small Friday open with 60lb. Geoff fished bomb with corn and meat for 15 carp to 6lb
2nd S Quibbell (Hallcroft) Peg 3 18-12-0
Steve fished pole and pellet at 13m for 2 carp and a few silvers
3rd J Masson (Maver/Maryuku) Peg 9 16-12-0
Daiwa Hallcroft Open Match (Saturday)
Moat (20 pegs)
1 P Bagshaw, Maver Barnsley, 26-12-0; peg outer 69
Anglers arrived to ice on the lakes for the first time since last winter. Weights were expected to be down on previous days as anglers chose to sit it out on the tip for most of the match. Pete Bagshaw netted carp to win with 26-12-0 all caught on bomb with hair-rigged corn
2 G Mumby, Triana, 22-14-0; peg outer 64
Second place went to Gary Mumby with carp and a few skimmers taken on pole and maggot and feeder with corn
3 G Gibson, Worksop, 15-12-0; peg outer 42
Gordon Gibson caught mainly skimmers for third spot using bonded pellet on a feeder to the middle of Moat
Daiwa Hallcroft Teams of 4 Silverfish Series Round 3 (Sunday)
Moat/Bridge (40 pegs)
1 D Slaymaker, Peg One, 17-6-0; peg B island 15
Don Slaymaker fished bomb with maggot at 20m for a dozen skimmers to 2lb and a few roach
2 G Gibson, Worksop, 13-6-0; peg B island 20
Gordon Gibson used bloodworm and joker over groundbait at 12m for roach, perch and skimmers
3 G Mumby, Maver Select, 13-4-0; peg B Out 50
Gary Mumby also used pole and bloodworm for his roach and perch net
4 A Sellars, Vets, 13-1-0; 5 M Wilson, Worksop, 12-1-0;
Teams overall to date –
1 Peg One 29pts
2 LittleJohn 31pts
Daiwa Hallcroft Open Match (Sunday)
Reed/Croft (15 pegs)
1 P Wright, MAP Leegem, 44-14-0; peg Reed 10
Phil Wright fished pellet with hair-rigged corn for 10 carp to 8lb
2 M McIntyre, Doncaster, 36-8-0; peg Reed 6
Second was Martin McIntyre who caught carp and skimmers on pole and pellet
3 S Richards, Mansfield, 22-8-0; peg Croft 2
Steve Richards had mainly silverfish on caster at 12m