Holmedale Lake Open Match
1st Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 31, 130-1-0
2nd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 29, 113-8-0
3rd Andy Birkin Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 21, 100-5-0
4th Steve Clark Mansfield Old Boys peg 34, 99-11-0
5th Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 81-9-0
6th Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 20, 80-7-0
A different week but same winner and only 9oz off his last week’s winning weight. Carl drew on the bore hole peg 31 and fished the pole and pellet out at 13m and up in the water landing 40+ carp – 8lb finishing with 130lb 1oz. Opposite Carl on peg 29 John Woodland fished the pole down the margin with corn and pellet for carp – 10lb and 113lb 8oz.
Finishing the ton weights was Andy Birkin drawn at 21 he fished the pole and pellet out and down the margin for carp – 8lb and 110lb 5oz.
Wednesday Fun League 17/4/13
1st Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 22, 98-10-0
2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 92-1-0
3rd Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 86-8-0
4th Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 77-12-0
5th John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 64-8-0
6th Simon Langton Peg One Angling peg 29, 61-14-0
The wind kept the anglers away but it couldn’t spoil the fishing, Geoff drew peg 22 and started off on the method feeder cast to the island for the first hour and just one carp a change to his baited pole swim with pellet at 4m out with pellet on the hook he landed a further 28 carp – 9lb winning his third Wednesday match out of four with 98lb 10oz. The runner up Mick alternated between the method feeder cast to the island and the pole fished on the top2 +2 both with pellet landing 21 carp 10lb with the biggest coming from the pole line, finishing just one fish short of the winner with 92lb 1oz.
Tuesday open 6/4/13
1st Lee Payling Peg One Angling peg 51, 45-15-0
2nd Dave Hiley Mansfield Woodhouse Angling peg 38, 41-15-0
3rd Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 61, 35-8-0
4th Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 33-2-0
5th Geoff Hiley Woodhouse Angling peg 59, 32-7-0
6th John Urrity Radcliffe on Trent AC peg 47, 31-5-0
Lee fished the pole and caster short at 4m because of the strong wind catching 45lb 15oz of Ide and skimmers – 1lb.
In 2nd place Dave fished the same has the winner but had 4 small carp – 2lb extra for 41lb 15oz.