Open MatchHolmedale Lake Sunday 19/1/14 25 fished
1st Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 83-9-0
2nd Jon Turton DT Roofing Sheffield peg 41, 80-8-0
3rd Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 77-11-0
4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 15, 53-11-0
5th Roy Gibson Match Group 2000 peg 32, 47-6-0
5th Norman Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 22, 47-6-0
Pete fished the pole and pellet out at 13m on two lines feeding micros he was off to a good start landing 8 carp in the first hour then 20 more -8lb in the next four hours putting a total of 83lb 9oz on the scales.In second Sheffield’s Jonathan Turton fished the pole and pellet out at 16m catching carp – 6lb steady all match weighing in 80lb 8oz.
Wednesday open 15/1/14Holmedale Lake 17 fished
1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 89-8-0
2nd Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 55-2-0
3rd Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 18-1-0
4th Jamie Mills Nathans of Derby peg 27, 16-8-0
5th John Thomas Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 54, 16-4-0
Only the top two got into any fish with fishery boss Mick Langton finishing well in front, drawn at peg 32 he fished the pole out at 13 + 16mWith 4mm pellet on the hook feeding very few micros landing 24 carp – 7lb and 4 bream to 4lb and weighing in a creditable 89lb 8oz. In second place Pete fished the pole and pellet tight to the island at peg 45 landing his biggest carp going 11lb on his first put in then followed by 19 others – 6lb.
Tuesday Open14/1/14 Sherwood Lake 17 fished
1st John Urrity Alfreton Angling peg 20, 18-5-0
2nd Fred Bispham Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 16, 11-1-0
3rd Dave Round Woodhouse Angling peg 14, 7-12-0
4th Mick Burrell Gateford Angling Supplies peg 17, 4-10-0
5th Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC peg 22, 4-7-0
A very hard frost with ice in the margins made it hard for most, but John Urrity kept warm by casting the waggler and maggot to the middle of the lake loose feeding 4 maggots every cast he put 18lb 5oz of small roach, perch and skimmers on the scales to easily take top spot.