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.
HolmedaleLakeSunday 27/3/0526 fished
1stDean RichmondMerlin Baits2159-12-0
2ndRob WardSherwood Forest Fishery2258-9-0
3rdJohn DarbySherwood Forest Fishery3534-11-0
4thGeoff HileySherwood Forest Fishery4429-3-0
5thRoy ButterfieldAshima Worksop927-8-0
6thMick LangtonSherwood Forest Fishery4021-11-0
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.