Open Match
Holmedale Lake Sunday 6/4/14 22 fished  
1st Martin Brown Eastwood Angling Centre peg 45, 228-15-0
2nd Tom Scholey Match Fishing Magazine peg 17, 107-2-0
3rd Lee Plackett Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 101-15-0
4th Adam Daniels Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4 96-7-0
5th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 92-9-0
6th Matt Parkin Gateford Angling Supplies peg 30, 91-8-0

The best weight so far this year has been weighed in by the angler that had the best weight last year. Martin Brown drawn at 45 fished the pole and maggot hook bait. Feeding 4 pints of red maggots he landed 228lb 15oz of carp top 9lb. Second and third places needed over a ton and the lowest section winning weight was Carl Brown with 86lb 10oz.


Wednesday Open 2/4/14
Holmedale Lake 23 fished
1st Gavin Liversedge Marukyu/Gateford Angling Supplies peg 32, 83-12-0
2nd Andy Lakey Worksop Angling peg 39, 78-15-0
3rd Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 76-12-0
4th Paul Unwin Gateford Angling Supplies peg 14, 75-10-0
5th Craig Brazier Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 75-3-0
6th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 66-14-0

Another good match with a tight finish on this cold and foggy day, but it was Gavin Liversedge that came out top thanks to, two 10lb carp caught late in the match from down the margin, fishing most of the match on the pole out at 14m with pellet shallow he had carp – 6lb before going down the margins, finishing with one fish to spare over Andy Lakey, drawn on his favorite peg 39, he fished the pellet feeder to the island and the pole and pellet out and down the margin for 30 carp – 8lb for 78lb 15oz.  


Tuesday Open1/4/14 
Sherwood Lake 18 fished 
1st Dave Hiley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 40, 67-4-0
2nd Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling peg 56, 44-2-0
3rd John Holmes Woodhouse Angling peg 52, 43-0-0 
4th Fred Bispham Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 43, 41-4-0
5th Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC peg 47, 40-12-0
6th John Urruty Alfreton Angling peg 54, 35-15-0 

Dave fished the pole and caster short on the 4m line for 43lb of Ide and skimmers – 1lb and a switch to the pole and worm down fished down the margin in the last hour for 3 carp – 10 making up the rest of his 67lb 4oz net. In second place was Steve Richards with 44lb 2oz of skimmers – 2lb on the pole and maggot fished at 6m out.