By Clint Elliott
Another fantastic day’s fishing, we thought rain would be the order of the day but the Cornish sun soon shone through. Pollawyn is still on top form once again providing us with the day’s winner. Tim Nash on peg 27 weighed in with 143lb 11oz, Tim had a large haul of carp caught on the pole to give him this victory and 9 points. John Pantry, again on Pollawyn, took second overall on the day John weighed in 122lb 9oz of mainly large carp from peg 20. Dean Atkins on Bolingey took third overall on the day, Dean caught down the edge with the groundbait feeder from peg 23 to give him a total weight of 105lb 13oz.
Only 1lb 3oz separates the top three over all on the lake. Pete Thomas on peg 33 takes the victory with a mixed bag caught on the big feeder to weigh in with 21lb 7oz. Will Raison (peg 22) and Phil Ringer (peg 81) tied for second overall both with a weight of 20lb 4oz. Third overall and also picking up 9 points is Steve Cook, Steve caught on the pole and feeder from peg 78 to weigh in with 19lb 13oz.
Pete Thomas 9 points 21lb 7oz
William Raison 9 points 20lb 4oz
Phil Ringer 9 points 20lb 4oz
Steve Cooke 9 points 19lb 13oz
The lake is still performing well with Dean Atkins taking overall first on the lake with 105lb 13oz from peg 23 Dean caught down the edge on the groundbait feeder. Adrian Jeffery on peg 22 caught shallow on the pole to weigh in with 87lb 2oz and take second on the lake. Third overall on the lake is local angler Dave Hillier who weight in with 86lb 4oz of carp caught on meat on the pole from peg 22.
Dean Atkins 9 points 105lb 13oz
Dave Hillier 9 points 86lb 4oz
Steve sanders 9 points 77lb 6 oz
Pollawyn is still its best form once again producing 2 weights of 100lb plus, one of these was for Tim Nash taking overall on the lake with 143lb 11oz caught with meat on the pole from peg 27. John Pantry takes second on the lake with an impressive haul of carp to weigh 122lb 9oz from peg 20. Picking up 9 points and third overall is Roy Basham, Roy who caught several large carp and a mixed bag of skimmers weighed in 83lb from peg 21.
Tim Nash 9 points 143lb 11oz
Roy Basham 9 points 83lb
Simon Wilsmore 9 points 64lb 7oz
Danny West 9 points 47lb 6oz
Both lakes are still fishing really well with Alan Spooner taking the top honour of a lake win from peg 8 on Trelawney, Alan who fished on the pole and feeder caught down the edge with most of his catches coming late on in the day.
Giles Cochrane on peg 36 Python weighed in the biggest weight from the lake so far this week with 85lb 11oz taking second on the lake and picking up 9 points, Giles on peg 36 caught small carp, skimmers and roach all on the pole. Also on Python picking up third on the lake is Steve Ringer again catching skimmers, roach and smaller carp on the pole and feeder from peg 11 to weigh in with 72lb 3oz.
Alan Spooner 9 points 98lb
Giles Cochrane 9 points 85lb 11oz
Steve Ringer 9 points 72lb 3oz
Nigel Bond 9 points 71lb 6 oz
Gwinear has been fishing consistently well so far for the week. Today sees Dave Guntrip on peg 37 taking first on the lake with 45lb 15oz. With only a pound separating them Wayne Sharman (peg 20) takes second overall with 33lb 4oz and Lee Allen (peg 1) takes third with his mixed bag weighing 32lb 4oz.
Dave Guntrip 9 points 45lb 15oz
Wayne Sharman 9 points 33lb 4oz
Lee Allen 9 points 32lb 4oz
Tom Pargetter 9 points 21lb 10oz
Overall Top Ten
1st William Raison 36 points 203lb 7oz
2nd Steve Ringer 35 points 450lb 11oz
3rd Des Shipp 34 points 349lb 3oz
4th Tim Nash 34 points 285lb 11oz
5th Morris Williams 34 points 164lb 12oz
6th Lee Kerry 33 points 364lb 6 oz
7th Richie Hull 33 points 255lb 14oz
8th Wayne Sharman 32 points 204lb 16oz
9th Simon Willsmore 32 points 197lb 1oz
10th Tommy Pickering 32 points 185lb 11oz
As we go into the final day of the festival can Will Raison hang on at the top and go for his fifth successive section win or will another angler emerge as the Van Den Eynde champion 2005.
Day five – The Final
The stage is set both for another great days fishing and for tonight’s presentation.
Wendy Lithgoe representing Van Den Eynde has arrived with the prizes and tonight’s presentation will go as follows.
20th – 11th will pick up a Van Den Eynde jacket (limited edition for this festival only) and a Van Den Eynde medal
10th place receives £200 plus the jacket and medal
9th place receives £250 plus jacket and medal
8th place receive £300 plus jacket and medal
7th place receives £400 plus jacket and medal
6th place receives £500 plus jacket and medal
5th place receives £600 plus jacket and medal
4th place receives £700 plus jacket and medal
3rd place receives £1000, jacket, medal and 2 trophies
2nd place receives £1500, jacket, medal and 2 trophies
1st place receives £3000, jacket, medal and 2 trophies
I think you’ll all agree it’s been another fantastic festival here at White Acres with both on and off site lakes fishing brilliantly.
Big weights again on Bolingey with 4 weights of 100lb plus. Phil Ringer takes first overall on the lake using the groundbait feeder and hair rigged meat from peg 11 to weigh in with 136lb 15oz. Second goes to Gary Hamilton on peg 45 who caught a big net of carp on the pole down the margins,
PHIL RINGER 9 POINTS 136LB 15OZ
LEE HARRISON 9 POINTS 74LB 3OZ
MARK DOWLING 9 POINTS 95LB 14OZ
Pollawyn, once again living up to its fantastic reputation provided Morris Williams with first overall on the lake, Morris on peg 29 caught all carp on the feeder to give him a total weight of 169lb 3oz. Second goes to Danny Wynn on peg 26 with a weight of 77lb 4oz. Adrian Jeffery takes third on the lake with 67lb 14oz from peg 25 with all carp caught on the pole.
PETE WEDGBOW 9 POINTS 65LB 12OZ
MORRIS WILLIAMS 9 POINTS 169LB 3OZ
GARY GIBSON 9 POINTS 52LB 14OZ
Paul Blinkhorn takes first overall from peg 2 on Trelawney catching in the margins on corn to weigh in an impressive haul of 121lb 11oz. Danny West (peg24) also on Trelawney takes second with a weight of 76lb 1 oz. Third on the lake goes to Cameron Hughes who at just 15 is our youngest angler in the festival, Cameron weighed in with 72lb from peg 32 on Trelawney.
DANNY WEST 9 POINTS 76LB 1OZ
PAUL BLINKHORN 9 POINTS 121LB 11OZ
PAUL QUINTON 9 POINTS 39LB 15OZ
SIMON WILLSMORE 9 POINTS 47lb 9oz
Another big weight for Gwinear sees Derek White taking first overall from peg 50, Derek caught down the edge to weigh in 94lb 7oz. Giles Cochrane on peg 28 caught under the bridge to take second on the lake with 62lb 4oz. Third on the lake goes to Rob Pelling on 53 weighing in with 53lb 8oz.
DEREK WHITE 9 POINTS 97LB 7OZ
DES SHIPP 9 POINTS 31LB 6OZ
TONY WYNNICK 9 POINTS 35LB 6OZ
GILES COCHRANE 9 POINTS 62LB 4OZ
Dean Barlow takes first on the lake with a weight of 25lb 4oz from peg 32.
Second on the lake goes to Sean Clifford (peg 73) with 23lb 4oz and third goes to local angler Stuart Lister (peg 78) with 21lb 2oz.
PETER BOWLES 9 POINTS 12LB 13OZ
DEAN BARLOW 9 POINTS 25LB 4OZ
SEAN CLIFFORD 9 POINTS 23LB 4OZ
DAVE BARRATT 9 POINTS 19LB 8OZ
The Overall Winners
Will Raison hangs at the top to become the White Acres Van Den Eynde winner 2005, Will who has had a fantastic week finished on 42 points with 269lb 9oz, dropping his worst result to leave him with 36 points and 203lb 7oz.
Steve Ringer ends up second overall with his worst result he still ends up with a whopping weight of 450lb 11oz, Steves total weight of 480lb 13oz also gains him the honour of biggest overall weight. Des Ship joint on points with Steve (35) but with a lower weight takes third overall on the festival, Des has had a great weeks fishing with a total weight of 380lb 9oz.
1st Will Raison 36 points 203lb 7oz
2nd Steve Ringer 35 points 450lb 11oz
3rd Des Shipp 35 points 328lb 8oz
4th Morris Williams 35 points 318lb 12oz
5th Simon Willsmore 35 points 221lb 3oz
6th Tim Nash 34 points 285lb 11oz
7th Lee Harrison 34 points 244lb 8oz
8th Steve Cooke 34 points 294lb 5oz
9th Dave Barratt 34 points 193lb 1oz
10th Ken Oldham 34 points 191lb 11oz
A massive thank you to Van Den Eyned and also thank you and congratulations to all the anglers in the festival, see you in 2006.