Holmedale Lake                   Wednesday 23/3/05                        24 fished


1st        Dave Madin              Mossella Ultimate Anglers 38                                84-4-0


2nd       Jim Strachan                        Sherwood Forest Fishery               35                                62-4-0


3rd        Neil Wilkinson                      Geordie Maggot                                            27                                59-1-0


4th   Dean Jamison              Sherwood Forest Fishery               22                                43-2-0


5th          Carl Brown                C B Home Improvements               32                                41-9-0


6th        Jeff Wiseman                       Sherwood fishery.com                    13                                40-9-0


A nice spring day reflected in the result over half the anglers fishing had over 30lb with 13th place weighing 30lb 10oz, but again out in front was carp fishing expert Dave Madin, alternating between g/bait feeder up to the island and pole out at 14m and down the inside line, he fished meat, corn and pellet on the hook to take carp from 1lb to 7lb steady throughout the match. Having a late run Jim at peg 35 fished pole corn and pellet down the margin for 24 carp – 5lb with only 4 caught in the first half of the match.



Holmedale Lake                     Sunday 27/3/05                              26 fished



1st        Dean Richmond                  Merlin Baits                           21                    59-12-0


2nd       Rob Ward                              Sherwood Forest Fishery                           22                    58-9-0


3rd        John Darby              Sherwood Forest Fishery                           35                    34-11-0


4th        Geoff Hiley                Sherwood Forest Fishery                           44                    29-3-0


5th        Roy Butterfield         Ashima Worksop                                                     9                      27-8-0


6th        Mick Langton                        Sherwood Forest Fishery                           40                    21-11-0


 A big change in the weather a cold easterly wind blowing up the lake, the weights took a tumble but over half the anglers fishing weighed in over 11lb. It peg to peg and fish for fish between Dean and Rob with Dean having a late run, he had 16 carp – 8lb on pole and pellet fishing 12m out and down the inside line under the willow bush, Rob fished small ground bait feeder cast tight to the island with hair rigged meat he had 12 carp – 9lb but struggled in the last 2 hours has the temperature dropped.