Open Match

Holmedale Lake

Sunday 25/5/14

26 fished 


1st Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 66-3-0

2nd John Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 64-3-0

3rd Phil Carline Subfish peg 9, 53-6-0

4th Garvin Reville Eastwood Angling peg 23, 47-3-0

5th Martyn Brown Eastwood Angling peg 21, 46-8-0

6th Daz Shaw Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 43-0-0


Nigel broke his no. 6 section of his pole and lost a piece in the lake in the first hour so he had to fish the feeder, casting a scoop feeder with pellets and pellet hook bait tight to the island his luck changed landing 24 carp – 7lb for a total of 66lb 3oz and picking up £80 to put towards a new section. In 2nd place Woody fished the pole and paste out at 13m for a steady run of small carp – 5lb.



Wednesday Open


Holmedale Lake 24 fished


1st Wayne Woodland Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, 67-1-0

2nd Jeff Wiseman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 59-12-0

3rd Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 57, 48-8-0

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 54, 43-14-0

5th Sam Kelk Kinky Pellet Club peg 29, 43-7-0

6th Richard Allen Kinky Pellet Club peg 26, 41-6-0

What a difference a week makes the carp spawning on this red hot flat calm day it was a struggle for all; in top spot Wayne fished the pole and paste out at 11m for 15 carp – 8lb. In second Jeff had a late run of carp – 8lb on the pole and meat fished down the margins.

Tuesday Open


Sherwood Lake 18 fished


1st Dave Round Woodhouse Angling peg 37, 66-7-0

2nd Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 56-11-0

3rd John Holmes Woodhouse Angling peg 57, 51-14-0

4th Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 43, 51-0-0

5th Vic Rusby Worksop Angling Supplies peg 40, 50-4-0

6th Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC peg 50, 41-9-0

Dave fished the pole and caster for 30lb of Ide and skimmers before turning his attention to the pole and corn fished down the margin the rest of his weight made up of carp -6lb.