1st Fred Bispham Peg One Angling Centre (Notts) 47-8-0
2nd John Slinn Rivendell AC (Notts) 38-7-0
3rd Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle (Notts) 38-4-0
4th Dave Hiley Peg One Angling (Notts,) 31-2-0
5th Geoff Hiley Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts,) 30-7-0
6th Lee Payling Peg One Angling (Notts,) 26-7-0
7th Ian Utting Peg One Angling (Notts,) 26-4-0
8th Shaun Lambert Peg One Angling (Notts,) 24-11-0
Fred alternated between the pole and pellet at 11m and a method feeder cast to the island at peg 39 landing a steady flow of carp – 4lb. 2nd placed and on the next peg 40 John fished the pole and caster for 10lb of silvers and late in the match he fished the pole and corn down the margin for 6 carp – 6lb.
1st Stewart Grey Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 76-1-0
2nd Alan Warren Phil’ Bait & Tackle (Nott’s) 74-8-0
3rd Martin Brown Eastwood Angling (Derby’s) 72-5-0
4th Martin Parsons Jug & Glass (Notts) 63-15-0
5th Barry Thompson Eastwood Angling (Derby’s) 62-14-0
6th Rob Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 53-2-0
7th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery (Notts) 50-1-0
8th Alex Sheppard Sherwood Forest Fishery (Derby’s) 48-15-0
Stewart fished the pole and paste long at 14m for 22 carp – 8lb at peg 34 just finishing in front of Alan Warren by a pound and half landing 76lb 1oz. Alan fished a pellet feeder and corn cast tight to the corner in the bay at peg 20 landing 30+ carp – 5lb steady all match. 3rd place went to Martin Brown fishing the pole and pellet for carp – 6lb at peg 38.
Another good turn out for this popular Wednesday open, with just one fish separating the top 3. Nottingham’s Ray Redwood fished the pole and pellet at 13m from peg 17 catching steady all match he landed 20 carp – 8lb in his 67lb 4oz net, 2nd place and also from Nottingham Kristian Powers fished the method feeder and corn cast tight to the island at peg 36 landing 21 carp – 9lb.
1st Ray Redwood Carlton AC peg 17, 67-4-0
2nd Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 63-15-0
3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 62-3-0
4th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 22, 53-9-0
5th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 48-5-0
6th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 47-3-0
1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling Centre peg 47, 65-15-0
2nd Lionel Twiss Peg One Angling Centre peg 38, 30-14-0
3rd Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC peg 41, 29-12-0
4th Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 59, 29-6-0
5th Dave Round Mansfield Busman AC peg 43, 26-1-0
6th Alan Warren Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 45, 24-11-0
Lee fished the pole and caster long at 13m for a busy day catching silvers landing roach and ide- 1lb and skimmers – 2lb and in the last hour he landed 3 carp – 12lb weighing in 65lb 15oz finishing well in front of team mate Lionel fishing the pole and caster for an all silver fish net.