MATCH RESULTS

STARLETS VETS
(MOLANDS/GRATS/CRESCENT/REEDY BAY/WILLOW/FIRST BAY)
1. John Lowe (Tornadoes) 14 – 5 Peg 4 FIRST BAY
F1’s & Skimmers on Pole & Maggot
2. Derek Hartshorn (Swann Baits) 13 – 8
3. Keith Nall (Ridgemere) 11 -10
4. K Edmunds (Packington) 9 -14

SOLIHULL ANGLING CENTRE WEDNESDAY OPEN
(LITTLE GEARYS)
1. Paul Hunter (Paulsfodder) 0 – 5
Roach on Pinkies
2. Jon Newton (Smithys) 0 – 4

PACKINGTON VETS
(SIBLINGS/CRESCENT/GRATS/WILLOW/FIRST BAY/REEDY BAY)
1. Trevor Harvey (Packington) 34 -11 Peg 17 SIBLINGS A
Carp & F1’s on Pole & Bread
2. Ron Savage (Lanes Bait) 30 – 3
3. Jim Hinckley (Packington) 27 – 2
4. Keith Winn (Lanes Bait) 19 – 2

SATURDAY OPEN (MOLANDS)
1. Daniel Tresigne (Packington) 44 -12 Peg 46
F1’s & Carp on Waggler & Pellet
2. Chris Newton (Smithys) 34 -11
3. Ian Keywood (Solihull Angling) 16 – 7
4. Gaz Donaldson (Packington) 15 – 0

PACKINGTON CHRISTMAS MATCH – all pools
1. Ben Lockwood (Packington) 59 – 8 Peg 7 LITTLE GEARYS
F1’s on Pole & Pellet
2. Steve Daley (Ridgemere) 46 – 5
3. John Adamson (Packington) 34 -11
4. Phil Canning (Frenzee) 30 -12
5. Martin Wood (Solihull Angling) 30 – 3
6. Dave Elliott (Packington) 27 – 6

REPORT

MOLANDS Having started this week with all the pools frozen, it was good to see some mild weather return and as it warmed up a touch, all the pools including Molands improved considerably from previous weeks. Nets to 40lb+ were caught later in the week with pole and pellet or maggot working consistently with the waggler and pellet also catching a few. Fish are showing around the pool again but the 40’s from 45 – 48 and 56 – 60 are the best areas.

GEARYS A few carp were caught later in the week with bomb and boilies the best tactic. There are lots of fish showing on the stumps and this is where the best chance of carp are at the moment. Skimmer nets to double figures were caught on the high bank with feeder and maggot or pole with pinkie or maggot best.

LITTLE GEARYS After the worse match we can ever remember on Wednesday which was due to the ice melt, things improved at the weekend and the fishing, particularly along the back bank from pegs 5 – 15 was good. F1’s made up the better catches and nearly 60lb was needed to win the Christmas match with pole and pellet the main method at the moment.

GRATUITIES Grats has been excellent with the silver fish sport particularly good. Bream to 5lb, perch, roach, skimmers and crucians have all featured in nets to 30lb with pole fished maggot or pinkies best. Carp are being caught with a small pellet feeder to the island or pole and pellet best for fish to 3lb.

WILLOW As with the other pools the fishing has been better with nets to 30lb being caught. Pegs 2, 5 and 10 – 12 have been the most consistent. A small pellet feeder or banjo fished tight up is catching small carp and F1’s and the pole with punched bread or pellet is also catching a few fish.

ANNIVERSARIES The top end is best with pegs 1 – 6, 9, 10 and 21 – 23 all producing a few F1’s along with the odd bigger bream to 4lb. Pole fished maggot or expander fished over micros is the best tactic.

SIBLINGS A & B Siblings B is the more consistent of the pools with F1’s and carp showing to dobbed bread, maggots or soft pellet fished across to the far bank.

FORTHCOMING MATCHES

EVERY WEDNESDAY – SOLIHULL ANGLING CENTRE OPEN
WILL ALTERNATE BETWEEN LITTLE GEARYS AND MOLANDS.
Draw 9.30am, fish 10.30am to 3.30pm

SATURDAY 17th DECEMBER – OPEN – MOLANDS
Draw 9am, fish 10.30am to 3.30pm

SUNDAY 18th DECEMBER – WINTER LEAGUE
FISHERY OPENING AND CLOSING TIMES

FROM MONDAY 31st OCTOBER, THE FISHERY WILL OPEN AT 7.30am AND CLOSE
AT 5pm. PRICES ARE: £6.00 FOR THE DAY AND £4.50 FOR AN OAP/JUNIOR TICKET.
LOYALTY SCHEME

FISH SIX TIMES AND GET A TICKET FREE.
THE FISHERY WILL BE CLOSED ON CHRISTMAS DAY, BOXING DAY AND NEW YEAR’S DAY. WE WOULD LIKE TO WISH ALL OUR CUSTOMERS A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND ‘TIGHT LINES’ FOR THE NEW YEAR.
Contact the lodge on 01676 523833 for further details or check out our website on
packingtonestate.co.uk Also see us on Facebook (Packington Fisheries).

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