Monday 22nd October 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft Veterans
Bridge Pool (20 Pegs)1 P Schoof, Hallcroft, Peg Island 16; 52-4-0
Paul Schoof won this latest monday vets match on bridge pool from Island peg 16. Paul fished pellet and meat at 12m for 6 carp and a few skimmers
2 D Wickens, Retford, Peg Outer 52; 38-12-0
Dave Wickens fished maggot and caster at 9m for 4 carp to 8lb and 10lb of silverfish
3 G Hiley, Mansfield, Peg Outer 28; 37-12-0
Geoff Hiley alternated pellet and caster at 6m for an impressive all skimmer net
4 R Holmes, Notts AA, 33-14-0 5 R Brooks, Sheffield, 28-15-0
Thursday 25th October 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft Veterans
Bridge/ Croft Pool (32 Pegs)
1 D Downes, Killamarsh, Peg Outer 14; 69-2-0
With the big carp still having a feed there were some reasonable catches for this well attended midweek vets open.
Dave Downes opted for pellet cone with hair rigged corn and meat for 8 carp, the biggest weighing 13lb
2 R Holmes, Notts AA, Peg Island 25; 63-2-0
Consistent angler Roger Holmes was second also from bridge pool. Roger fished 6mm pellet over 4mm feed pellet for carp to 7lb
3 T Furby, Notts AA, Peg Croft 24; 55-12-0
Trevor Furby was third and best weight off Croft pool with 55lb. Trevor fished paste for carp and caster for tench and skimmers
4 A Payling, Peg One, 47-12-0
5 S Richards, Peg One, 45-10-0
Friday 26th October 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft Open
Moat Island (10 Pegs)
1 G Brooks, Maltby, Peg 30; 74-2-0
Gary Brooks alternated pole with maggot and pellet and pellet cone with corn for carp well into double figures
2 A Lakey, Worksop, Peg 12; 41-12-0
Andy Lakey also used tip tactics to good effect for 41lb and second place. Andy used pellet, meat and corn on the hook.
3 G Westwater, Map, Peg 33; 39-14-0
Graham caught majority of his carp short on maggot over groundbait
4 W Lomas, MAP Leegem, 25-14-0
5 G Needham, Bircotes, 20-8-0
Sunday 28th October 2012 Daiwa Hallcroft Open Match
Moat Pool (29 pegs)
!st D Oldham, MAP Leegem, 84-4-0; peg Isl 64
Daz Oldham edged today’s match by just under a pound, he fished the pole at 12m using expanded pellet over micro feed pellets to not carp up to 8lbs.
2nd S Clark, Mansfield Senses, 83-6-0; peg isl 61.
Steve Clark just missed out today, as a lost fish cost him both the match and the bonus £1000 link peg. Steve caught using punched meat over pellet on the pole.
3rd B Holmes, Matrix Fox Trentmen, 52-14-0; peg out 52.
Ben took third place with a mixed net of carp and skimmers taken on expanded pellet at 11m.
4th A Sellars, Backside Tackle, 51-3-0.
5th A Payling, Peg One, 48-8-0.