A very cold start to the match and the water temp down to just 6 degrees C it was a struggle for the first half of the match. In top spot Carl Brown fished the pole and pellet out a 11 + 14m at peg 27 landing 18 carp – 6lb all caught in the last 2 hours. 2nd place went to Worksop’s Andy Lakey drawn at 24 he fished the pole pellet and worm also landing 18 carp – 6lb.
1st Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 49-0-0
2nd Andy Lakey Worksop AA peg 24, 41-4-0
3rd John Darby Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 37-7-0
4th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 31, 29-2-0
5th Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 25-12-0
6th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 21-7-0
Mick drew hot peg 40 and fished the method feeder and meat cast to weed beds for 8 carp – 10lb + 10lb of skimmers on the pole and corn for a total of 58lb 7oz.
1st Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC peg 40, 58-7-0
2nd John Holmes Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 39-7-0
3rd Dave Round Mansfield Busman AC peg 47, 28-11-0
4th Ian Boyd Rivendell AC peg 57, 25-6-0
4th Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 44, 25-6-0
6th Martin Rouse Mansfield Busman AC peg 36, 22-1-0
1st Andy Lakey Worksop Angling peg 24, 109-6-0
2nd Ben Holmes Fox Match Trentman peg 14, 83-12-0
3rd Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 5, 80-1-0
4th Martyn Brown Eastwood Angling peg 34, 75-14-0
5th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 75-10-0
6th Will Creswell Eastwood Angling peg 31, 59-8-0
This turn out to be a cracking match all anglers using the scales and 52lb 7oz was the lowest section winning weight.
Andy Lakey is doing nothing wrong at the moment drawing peg 24 he was into fish from the off on the pole and pellet fished out on two lines at 13m landing 21 carp – 8lb in his 109lb 6oz net. 2nd placed Ben must have had over 60 carp in the net catching on the pole and pellet he landed stockie carp – 3lb.