28th May 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft Veterans Monday match
Bridge Pool (18 Pegs)
1 D Whiting, Buttonhole AC, Peg Outer 14; 311-4-0
The venue record was smashed in this moday Vets match. Drawn on bridge outer 14 Dave Whiting set about catching 49 carp fishing pole at 13m. Dave used four maggots on a size 14 hook 2ft deep feeding sparingly to fool carp upto 15lb.
2 D Farr, Hallcroft, Peg Island 26; 75-2-0
Finishing second well behind the winner was Dave Farr. Dave also fished shallow but with meat and later switched to corn over groundbait in the margins for 14 carp to 8lb
3 B Sullivan, Maltby, Peg Island 19; 68-12-0
Brian used shallow waggler and shallow pole with pellet and meat for 8 carp and a few skimmers
4 M Fellows, Sheffield, 53-14-0 5 N Wood, Hallcroft, 47-14-0
Tuesday 29th May 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft afternoon Open
Moat Island (20 Pegs)
1 S Robbins, Map Leegem, Peg 73; 79-14-0
Flat calm and bright sunny conditions put pay to any large weights for this match on moat pool. Steve Robbins drew end peg 73 and caught 14 carp fishing into the margins using corn and pellet over groundbait
2 M Watson, Map Leegem, Peg 29; 57-12-0
Martin fished short pole with worms, maggots and casters for 8 carp and some silvers for second place
3 R Teigh, Handsworth, Peg 64; 46-8-0
Rich fished shallow with meat and swithced to margins with corn over groundbait for 6 carp into double figures
4 D Clegg, Brittania, 43-14-0 5 S Barraclough, Frenzee/Bait Tech, 42-14-0
Thursday 31st May 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft Veterans Match
Bridge/Croft Pools (34 Pegs)
1 D Whiting, Buttonhole AC, Peg Bridge Outer 58; 75-4-0
Dave Whiting continued his good form this week with this veterans victory. Dave fished maggots and worms over groundbait to the marginal reeds for 15 carp to 9lb
2 J Simms, Map Leegem, Peg Croft 3; 50-12-0
Joe Simms was best weight off croft with 50lb. Joe caught an impressive silverfish net of tench, skimmer and roach fishing 4mm expander over micro feed
3 A Payling, Peg One, Peg Island 13; 49-10-0
Arnie also used pellet to good effect, fishing at 10m and 5m for 6 carp and a few skimmers
4 P Schoof, Hallcroft, 46-12-0 5 S G Cook, Retford, 44-2-0
Friday 1st June 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft Afternoon Open
Moat (34 Pegs)
1 S Gray, Worksop, Outer 86; 91-8-0
The fishing has still been tricky after the carp and bream have spawned recently, however there were some reasonable catches. Stuart Gray won fishing catmeat over pellet into the margins. Stuart caught carp to 12lb
2 G Leversidge, Worksop, Outer 94; 82-14-0
Gavin fished meat on long pole and into the margins with worms and maggots for 10 carp and a few skimmers
3 S Pimperton,Shawsheds, Island 9; 74-10-0
Shane used meat on short pole for carp to double figures
4 D Oldham, Maltby, 70-14-0 5 A Oldham, Maltby, 68-12-0
Saturday 2nd June 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft Open
Bridge Pool (15 Pegs)
1 S Clark, Mansfield, Peg Island 7; 111-12-0
Steve Clark got the verdict in this saturday open on bridge pool. Fishing peg 7 on Bridge Island Steve fished meat on long pole for 7 carp and later switched to the margins with worm and maggot for a further 7 carp.
2 D Oldham, Maltby, Peg Island 13; 107-14-0
Daz Oldham was just one fish short with 107lb. Daz alternated pellet and paste on short pole and long pole for 14 carp and a few skimmers
3 P Bagshaw, Barnsley Blacks, Peg Island 19; 69-11-0
Pete fished pellet cone with meat and corn as hookbait for carp to 9lb
4 G Mumby, Hallcroft, 57-15-0 5 M Brownell, Hallcroft, 56-6-0
Sunday 3rd June 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft Open
Moat Outer/Canal (35 Pegs)
1 P Miles, Doncaster, peg Canal 16; 133-10-0
Pete Miles blitzed this weekend with a ton plus weight. Pete fished 4mm expander pellet over micro feed short and across to the far bank for 100 carp to 3lb
2 R Austin, Halkon Hunt, Peg Canal 10; 85-6-0
Rob Austin came second from canal 10. Rob fished worm and caster to the far bank for 80 carp to 3lb
3 S Sheperd, Worksop, Peg Outer 6; 80-0-0
Steve fished mainly corn over groundbait for 18 carp well into double figures
4 P Wright, Map Leegem, 76-11-0 5 S Clark, Mansfield, 72-8-0