Holmedale Lake 21 fished
1st Ian Rowney Mansfield Piscatorial AS peg 21, 155-7-0
2nd Martyn Brown Eastwood Angling peg 17, 145-15-0
3rd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 130-1-0
4th Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 20, 127-15-0
5th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 39, 93-15-0
6th Kev Chaplin Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 93-4-0
What a difference a week makes the carp finished spawning and got their heads down, Ian fished the pole and paste out at 12m and the pole and a bunch of maggots fished down the margins landing 155lb 7oz of carp – 9lb. Second went to Martyn Brown and 3rd to John Woodland both fishing the pole and paste out for carp – 9lb and the final ton went to Lee Parker with 127lb 15oz of carp caught on the pole and pellet over a big pot of pellets.
Sherwood Lake 16 fished
1st Mick Burrell Gateford Angling Supplies peg41, 94-7-0
2nd Fred Bispham Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 43, 67-4-0
3rd Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 37, 62-10-0
4th John Holmes Woodhouse Angling peg 55, 57-10-0
5th Dave Nichols Notts AA Vets peg 40, 57-7-0
6th Ivor Birkin Rivendell AC peg 61, 47-3-0
Mick fished the pole and caster for 15lb of Ide and skimmers but was foul hooking carp so a change to a heavier rig and double corn he landed 17 carp -12lb and a massive 94lb 7oz. Second was Fred Bispham also having a net of carp – 9lb on the pole and pellet fished out and down the margin for 67lb 4oz.
Holmedale Lake 23 fished
1st John Woodland Sherwood Forest fishery peg 42, 91-1-0
2nd Danny Percival Leegem peg 36, 80-7-0
3rd Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 54-4-0
4th Mick Borrows Gateford Angling Supplies peg 17, 53-9-0
5th Wayne Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 50-9-0
6th Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 19, 49-3-0
John fished the pole and paste out at 12m and later down the margins landing carp – 6lb steady all match weighing in 91lb 1oz. In second Danny fished a pellet feeder and corn cast tight to the island at peg 36, he was kept busy by landing carp – 4lb and finishing with 80lb 7oz.