8th October 2017. Daiwa Hallcroft Open.
Moat (35 Pegs).
L Hewison, Leegem. Outer 95. 140-10-0.
Lee Hewison fished shallow with banded pellet at 13m for 18 carp for 140lb.
G Gibson, Max Tackle. Island 18. 110-2-0.
Gordon Gibson alternated pellet and paste at 6m and down the margins for carp to double figures.
A Whitehouse, Scunthorpe. Outer 91. 105-13-0.
Andy Whitehouse fished up and down with hard pellet for carp to 12lb.
W Lomas, Leegem. Island 34. 100-10-0.
S Clark, Mansfield. Island 26. 86-10-0.
7th October 2017 Daiwa Hallcroft Matchwinner Final 2017
Moat Pool Outer
M Parsons, Rope Assembly32 84-6-0
Lost fish were the talk of the day for many anglers not adequately prepared for the size of carp. Martin Parsons caught fishing pellet on short pole over 4mm feed pellets.
D Winnard, Arnold Laver103 61-10-0
Dave Winnard caught on pellet and corn at 6m on the pole for second place.
N Potter, Newburgh AC 20 57-2-0
Nigel Potter took third place fishing a pellet feeder and short pole using pellets.
P Schoof, Rope Assembly62 54-12-0
C Line, New Packet 87 49-8-0
7th October 2017 Saturday Open Match
Moat Island – 15 pegs
T Clark, Mansfield 38 102-15-0
Tom Clark won his first open match with what turned out to be a decent weight on the day. Tom caught using pellets and corn on a short pole line.
D Dare, Marukyu 15 90-0-0
Dave Dare took the close second place with carp and skimmers caught on pole with worms and groundbait.
A Sellars, R&R Tackle 11 86-7-0
Andy Sellars fished a waggler and feeder to the middle of Moat Pool to take third place.
D Whiting, March 20 78-10-0
W Lomas, Leegem 50 71-8-0
6th October 2017 Friday PM Open Match
Moat Island – 14 pegs
N Wheatcroft, Bryden AC 17 143-10-0
The final afternoon match of the year turned out to be a great close match. Nigel Wheatcroft edged the day with some decent carp taken from the margins using wormd and groundbait.
L Hewison, Leegem 45 139-4-0
Lee Hewison continued his good form with second place. Lee caught using long pole shallow and bomb and corn.
A Cordall, Bryden AC 12 138-8-0
Andy Cordall fished the pole at 6m using banded 6mm pellets for third spot.
D Dare, Marukyu 27 117-7-0
D Oldham, Maltby32 116-1-0
N Hirst, Ackworth AC 60 109-11-0
5th October 2017 Thursday Veterans Winter League Rnd 1
Moat Pool Outer – 32 pegs
L Hewison, Leegem 98 105-4-0
Lee Hewison finished the clear winner with a nice ton plus net of carp. Lee caught on bomb and corn and pole shallow.
D Sewell, James Maude Linden 22 78-8-0
Dave Sewell fished expander pellet over feed pellets to catch carp and skimmers for second place.
S Twigg, Leegem 25 70-11-0
Steve Twigg edged third spot catching carp on the bomb with double corn.
P Schoof, Leegem 95 67-10-0
K Crummey, Retford 16 55-3-0