Daiwa Hallcroft Veterans Open (Thursday)
Bridge/Croft (27 pegs)
1 J Simms, Chesterfield, 52-14-0; peg B Island 13
Joe Simms’ recent good form continued with another fine display and victory in today’s Vets’ match. Fishing from peg 13 on Bridge island Joe caught carp and skimmers on expander pellet over feed pellet
2 A Payling, Peg One, 44-6-0; peg Croft 27
Second place went to Arnie Payling who landed mainly skimmers and tench using pole, pellet and corn
3 D Nuttall, PAC, 30-10-0; peg Croft 22
The close third spot went to Dave Nuttall who fished meat and pellet on the pole at 8m
4 P Tatley, MAP Leegem, 30-8-0; 5 D Slaymaker, Leicester Sensas, 29-6-0
Daiwa Hallcroft Open (Friday pm)
Moat Outer (27 pegs)
1 D Dare, Mansfield, 116-2-0; peg 54
Dave Dare won this afternoon’s open on Moat with 116-2-0. Drawn on outer 54 Dave fished short with worm to catch 40+lb of silverfish then he switched to the margins with corn taking carp to 8lb
2 L Sears, Daiwa Hallcroft, 83-14-0; peg 36
Second was Luke Sears who fished feeder across with hair-rigged pellet for carp to 7lb and skimmers and later caught down the edge with corn for 83-14-0
3 S Shepherd, Worksop, 81-8-0; peg 20
Third was Steve Shepherd fishing pole & pellet for a mixed net
4 ASellars, Bankside Tackle, 78-2-0; 5 R Teigh, Handsworth, 76-1-0; 6 B Sullivan, Goldthorpe, 59-11-0
Daiwa Hallcroft Open (Saturday)
Moat (20 pegs)
1 B Sullivan, Goldthorpe, 97-2-0; peg outer 46 S Yorks
Brian Sullivan mixed up his methods today and caught carp and skimmers to win. He used pellet cone, short pole with paste and a float rod with meat catching on all methods during the match
2 D Dare, Mansfield, 76-10-0; peg outer 33 Notts
Dave Dare was second with a nice mixed net of carp and silvers, taken on the pole at 8m and in the margins with chopped worm and caster
3 ASellars, Bankside Tackle, 70-13-0; peg outer 24 S Yorks
Third placed Andy Sellars caught on the bomb using catmeat and banded pellet
4 D Oldham, Maltby, 67-0-0; S Yorks 5 J Thomas, Subfish, 64-3-0; Notts 6 P McIntyre, 62-2-0; S Yorks
7 S Clark, Notts
8 S Robbins, Notts
Daiwa Hallcroft Tournament League (Sunday)
Moat (40 pegs)
1 ASellars, Bankside Tackle, 98-2-0; peg island 30 S Yorks
One fish separated the top 5 anglers in this close contest on Moat. Andy Sellars fished feeder with corn and pellet plus groundbait and corn in the margins for carp to 10lb
2 A Tait, MAP Leegem, 96-10-0; peg outer 22 Notts
Second was Alan Tait who fished pellet and meat, long and short for a mixed net of carp and skimmers
3 B Sullivan, Goldthorpe, 94-8-0; peg outer 26 S Yorks
Brian Sullivan fished paste over pellet short for carp to 8lb
4 D Oldham, Maltby, 90-14-0; S Yorks 5 W Lomas, MAP Leegem, 90-6-0; Derbys 6 S Clark, Mansfield Sensas, 77-10-0 Notts
7 S Shepherd, Notts
8 L Wright, Derbys