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Welcome to the White Acres Bait Tech Festival 2015. There are 115 anglers fishing over 5 days in 6 peg sections on lakes Pollawyn, Twin Oaks,Trelawney/Jennys, Trewaters, and Bolingey.
The arrival weekend of the festival was a warm and dry day, fingers crossed it will hold for the rest of the week. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Bait Tech for sponsoring the festival.
Read on for the first day’s action…
‘A’ section, Pollawyn
Today’s winner on Pollawyn was Neil Richards on peg 29 with 83lb 6oz. Callum Dicks on peg 22 finished in second place weighing in at 82lb 8oz. Finishing third on peg 16 with a weight of 69lb 4oz was Giles Cochrane. Michael Rogerson took fourth place on peg 36 weighing in at 65lb 4oz.
|Michael Rogerson||peg 36||6 points||65lb 4oz|
|Callum Dicks||peg 22||6 points||82lb 8oz|
|Giles Cochrane||peg 16||6 points||69lb 4oz|
|Neil Richards||peg 29||6 points||83lb 6oz|
‘B’ Section, Twin Oaks
In first place on peg 20 was Macauly Pearson with a weight of 96lb 12oz, Macauly fished meat on the short pole. Andy Geldart took second place on peg 27 with a weight of 83lb 4oz. Finishing in third place was Gary Webber on peg 16 with 82lb 9oz fishing bomb and bread. With a weight of 77lb 2oz Chris Albiston finished fourth place on peg 23.
|Macauly Pearson||peg 20||6 points||96lb 12oz|
|James Dent||peg 33||6 points||45lb 11oz|
|Nigel Bond||peg 10||6 points||63lb 2oz|
|Gary Webber||peg 16||6 points||82lb 9oz|
‘C’ Section, Trelawney and Jenny’s
With a weight of 142lb 3oz Paul Holland secured himself first place on Jenny’s peg 15. Adam Wakelin finished in second place with a weight of 115lb 10oz on peg 8 Trelawney. In third place was Shaun Cooke on peg 10 Trelawney with a weight of 110lb 3oz. With a weight of 103lb 11oz was Cameron Hughes on peg 7 Jenny’s.
|Adam Wakelin||peg 8||6 points||115lb 10oz|
|Tom Potter||peg 23||6 points||69lb 5oz|
|Cameron Hughes||peg 7||6 points||103lb 11oz|
|Paul Holland||peg 15||6 points||142lb 3oz|
‘D’ Section, Trewaters
Jason LeBosquet took first place today on Trewaters with a weight of 105lb on peg 37. Jason fished meat at 16 metres. With 66lb 8oz James Howarth on peg 40 with and Paul Christie on peg 32 took joint second place. On peg 31 Steve Martin finished in fourth place with a weight of 63lb.
|Paul Christie||peg 32||6 points||66lb 8oz|
|Stephen Barraclough||peg 25||6 points||56lb 12oz|
|Jason LeBosquet||peg 37||6 points||105lb|
|Russell Grimes||peg 54||6 points||62lb 3oz|
‘E’ Section, Bolingey
With a weight of 198lb 10oz Nick Speed finished first on Bolingey today on peg 35. Nick caught on short with meat. In second place Stephen Richards weighed in at 155lb 4oz on peg 48, he fished meat on the short pole. Colin Dumphy finished third on peg 5 with a weight of 142lb 2oz. On peg 11 Adam Richards took fourth place with 134lb.
|Adam Richards||peg 11||6 points||134lb|
|Nick Speed||peg 35||6 points||198lb 10oz|
|Stephen Richards||peg 48||6 points||155lb 4oz|
|Des Shipp||peg 9||6 points||132lb 10oz|
|1st||Nick Speed||6||198lb 10oz|
|2nd||Stephen Richards||6||155lb 4oz|
|3rd||Paul Holland||6||142lb 3oz|
|4th||Adam Richards||6||134lb 0oz|
|5th||Des Shipp||6||132lb 10oz|
|6th||Adam Wakelin||6||115lb 10oz|
|7th||Jason LeBosquet||6||105lb 0oz|
|8th||Cameron Hughes||6||103lb 11oz|
|9th||Macauly Pearson||6||96lb 12oz|
|10th||Neil Richards||6||83lb 6oz|
|11th||Gary Webber||6||82lb 9oz|
|12th||Callum Dicks||6||82lb 8oz|
|13th||Tom Potter||6||69lb 5oz|
|14th||Giles Cochrane||6||69lb 4oz|
|15th||Paul Christie||6||66lb 8oz|
|16th||Michael Rogerson||6||65lb 4oz|
|17th||Nigel Bond||6||63lb 2oz|
|18th||Russell Grimes||6||62lb 3oz|
|19th||Stephen Barraclough||6||56lb 12oz|
|20th||James Dent||6||45lb 11oz|
Well that was Day one, check back tomorrow for the second days results…
‘A’ Section, Twin Oaks
Today’s winner on Twin Oaks was Callum Dicks on peg 13 with 133lb. Callum fished bomb and meat. Giles Cochrane on peg 20 finished in second place weighing in at 120lb, he caught at 5 metres and down the edge on meat and caster. Finishing third on peg 16 with a weight of 113lb 13oz was Barry Killinger. Nick Jones took fourth place on peg 15 weighing in at 104lb 10oz.
|Neil Richards||peg 10||6 points||83lb 15oz|
|Callum Dicks||peg 13||6 points||133lb 0oz|
|Giles Cochrane||peg 20||6 points||120lb 0oz|
|Wayne Kearney||peg 36||6 points||66lb 8oz|
‘B’ Section, Trelawney
In first place on peg 23 Trelawney was Tony Wynnick with a weight of 71lb 3oz. Chris Kitchin took second place on peg 21 Trelawney with a weight of 66lb 6oz. Finishing in third place was James Dent on peg 8 Trelawney with 63lb 2oz. With a weight of 60lb 10oz Dave Bruton finished fourth place on peg 2 Jenny’s.
|James Dent||peg 8||6 points||63lb 2oz|
|Tony Wynnick||peg 23||6 points||71lb 3oz|
|Dave Bruton||peg 2||6 points||60lb 10oz|
|Joe Cottrell||peg 16||6 points||49lb 1oz|
‘C’ Section, Trewaters
With a weight of 90lb 3oz Adrian Higginbottom secured himself first place on peg 50. He fished meat at 5 metres. Shaun Cooke finished in second place with a weight of 71lb 11oz, fishing meat at 15 metres on peg 23. In third place was Paul Holland on peg 31 with a weight of 69lb 10oz, he fished Straight led and meat at top 6. Neil Horne with a weight of 56lb 15oz finished fourth on peg 37.
|Neil Horne||peg 37||6 points||56lb 15oz|
|Adrian Higginbottom||peg 50||6 points||90lb 3oz|
|Paul Holland||peg 31||6 points||69lb 10oz|
|Shaun Cooke||peg 23||6 points||71lb 11oz|
‘D’ Section, Bolingey
Mark Eves took first place today on Bolingey with a whopping weight of 207lb on peg 27. Mark fished bomb and bread and down the edge with meat. Taking second place on peg 46 with a weight of 167lb was John Whincup, John fished long with meat. Finishing third on peg 48 was Stephen Barraclough who weighed in at 158lb 2oz, he fished long and short with meat. On peg 11 Peter Currell finished in fourth place with a weight of 152lb 12oz. Peter caught on meat and maggot.
|John Whincup||peg 46||6 points||167lb 0oz|
|Jason LeBosquet||peg 22||6 points||99lb 14oz|
|Peter Currell||peg 11||6 points||152lb 12oz|
|Mark Eves||peg 27||6 points||207lb 0oz|
‘E’ Section, Pollawyn
With a weight of 120lb Des Shipp finished first on Pollawyn today on peg 45. In second place Adam Richards weighed in at 56lb on peg 16. Colin Dumphy finished third on peg 18 with a weight of 50lb 12oz. On peg 26 Nick Speed took fourth place with 46lb 6oz.
|Adam Richards||peg 16||6 points||46lb 0oz|
|Des Shipp||peg 45||6 points||120lb 0oz|
|Bradley Gibbons||peg 36||6 points||41lb 9oz|
|Harry Billing||peg 13||6 points||44lb 2oz|
Well that was Day Two, check back tomorrow for the second days results…
‘A’ Section, Trelawney and Jenny’s
Today’s winner on Trelawney was Lee Edwards on peg 8 with 118lb 9oz. Nick Jones on peg 31 Trelawney finished in second place weighing in at 111lb 11oz. Finishing third on peg 9 Jenny’s with a weight of 89lb 8oz was Callum Dicks. Nigel Cornwell took fourth place on peg 15 Jenny’s weighing in at 84lb 8oz.
|Lee Edwards||peg 8||6 points||118lb 9oz|
|Nick Jones||peg 31||6 points||111lb 11oz|
|Callum Dicks||peg 9||6 points||89lb 8oz|
|Nigel Cornwell||peg 15||6 points||84lb 8oz|
‘B’ Section, Trewaters
In first place on peg 26 was James Dent with a weight of 78lb 12oz, James fished meat on long pole. Andy Geldart took second place on peg 37 with a weight of 70lb 5oz fishing meat to the island. Finishing in third place was Bob Jarvis on peg 54 with 54lb 5oz. With a weight of 52lb 0oz Chris Hancock finished in fourth place on peg 20.
|Andy Geldart||peg 37||6 points||70lb 5oz|
|Bob Jarvis||peg 54||6 points||54lb 5oz|
|Chris Hancock||peg 20||6 points||52lb 0oz|
|James Dent||peg 26||6 points||78lb 12oz|
‘C’ Section, Bolingey
With a weight of 155lb 10oz Kelvin Acton secured himself first place on peg 31 fishing long pole with meat. Adrian Higginbottom finished in second place with a weight of 155lb 2oz, Adrian was on peg 48 and fished meat long and short. In third place was Tom Potter on peg 11 with a weight of 150lb 12oz, he fished meat down the edge. Chris Fox finished fourth with a weight of 147lb 4oz on peg 27.
|Adrian Higginbottom||peg 48||6 points||155lb 2oz|
|Shaun Barnett||peg 9||6 points||103lb 10oz|
|Tom Potter||peg 11||6 points||150lb 12oz|
|Kelvin Acton||peg 31||6 points||155lb 10oz|
‘D’ Section, Pollawyn
Steven Knowels took first place today on Pollawyn with a weight of 75lb 4oz on peg 21. Taking second place on peg 36 with a weight of 66lb 12oz was Paul Yates. Finishing third on peg 29 was Kevin Bennett who weighed in at 53lb 10oz. On peg 28 finished in fourth place with a weight of 52lb 4oz.
|Paul Yates||peg 36||6 points||66lb 12oz|
|Steven Knowels||peg 21||6 points||75lb 4oz|
|Peter Currell||peg 16||6 points||42lb 6oz|
|Kevin Bennett||peg 29||6 points||53lb 10oz|
‘E’ Section, Twin Oaks
With a weight of 123lb 2oz Des Shipp finished first on Twin Oaks today on peg 23 fishing down the edge with ground bait and worm. In second place Alan Talbot weighed in at 101lb 2oz on peg 16, he fished waggler and bomb. Roger Smith finished third on peg 26 with a weight of 93lb 5lb. On peg 21 Adam Richards took fourth place with 84lb 0oz.
|Bradley Gibbons||peg 6||6 points||66lb 11oz|
|Alan Talbot||peg 16||6 points||101lb 2oz|
|Des Shipp||peg 23||6 points||123lb 2oz|
|Colin Dumphy||peg 35||6 points||59lb 2oz|
|1st||Des Shipp||18||375lb 12oz|
|2nd||Callum Dicks||18||305lb 0oz|
|3rd||James Dent||18||187lb 9oz|
|4th||Paul Holland||17||328lb 13oz|
|5th||Giles Cochrane||17||253lb 12oz|
|6th||Shaun Cooke||16||319lb 4oz|
|7th||Adam Richards||16||274lb 0oz|
|8th||Stephen Barraclough||16||267lb 2oz|
|9th||Colin Dumphy||16||252lb 0oz|
|10th||Nigel Cornwell||16||234lb 6oz|
|11th||Bradley Gibbons||16||195lb 2oz|
|12th||Adrian Higginbottom||15||287lb 14oz|
|13th||Cameron Hughes||15||224lb 0oz|
|14th||Steven Knowels||15||218lb 4oz|
|15th||Alan Talbot||15||184lb 12oz|
|16th||Gary Webber||15||174lb 12oz|
|17th||Joe Cottrell||15||163lb 6oz|
|18th||Bob Jarvis||15||160lb 1oz|
|19th||Kelvin Acton||14||242lb 11oz|
|20th||Jason LeBosquet||14||239lb 2oz|
Day three is in the bag, check back tomorrow for the fourth days results…
A section, Trewaters
Today’s winner on peg 41 Trewaters with 69lb 5oz was Callum Dicks. Callum fished bomb and short on meat.
Giles Cochrane on peg 20 finished in second place weighing in at 60lb 11oz. Finishing third on peg 46 with a weight of 60lb 6oz was Mark Cullerton. Mark fished meat on the short pole.Ricky Marshall took fourth place on peg 31 weighing in at 57lb 3oz.
|Callum Dicks||peg 41||6 points||69lb 5oz|
|Mark Brown||peg 50||6 points||41lb 14oz|
|Giles Cochrane||peg 20||6 points||60lb 11oz|
|Nick Jones||peg 25||6 points||41lb 0oz|
B Section, Bolingey
In first place on peg 48 was Tony Wynnick with a weight of 198lb 6oz. Paul Faires took second place on peg 7 with a weight of 118lb. Finishing in third place was Andy Geldart on peg 5 with 113lb. With a weight of 112lb 12oz Chris Hancock finished fourth place on peg 35.
|Shaun Jackson||peg 15||6 points||105lb 14oz|
|Chris Hancock||peg 35||6 points||112lb 12oz|
|Tony Wynnick||peg 48||6 points||198lb 6oz|
|Nigel Bond||peg 9||6 points||76lb 8oz|
C Section, Pollawyn
With 72lb 6oz Adrian Higginbottom secured himself first place on peg 22. Paul Holland finished in second place with a weight of 71lb 14oz off peg 29.In third place was Richie Hull on peg 26 with a weight of 53lb 6oz. Grant Albutt took fourth place with a weight of 53lb 4oz from peg 18.
|Kelvin Acton||peg 34||6 points||31lb 4oz|
|Adrian Higginbottom||peg 22||6 points||72lb 6oz|
|Richie Hull||peg 26||6 points||53lb 6oz|
|Paul Holland||peg 29||6 points||71lb 14oz|
D Section, Twin Oaks
James Hawkins took first place today on Twin Oaks with a weight of 142lb 5oz on peg 24. James fished bomb and bread and down the edge with worm. Taking second place on peg 21 with a weight of 119lb 14oz was Mark Eves fishing bomb and bread.Finishing third from peg 16 was Paul Yates who weighed in at 119lb 2oz, he fished short with bomb and meat.On peg 15 James Howarth finished in fourth place with a weight of 117lb.
|Jason Lebosquet||peg 4||6 points||109lb|
|Paul Yates||peg 16||6 points||119lb 2oz|
|James Hawkins||peg 24||6 points||142lb 5oz|
|John Whincup||peg 36||6 points||70lb|
E Section, Trelawney
With a weight of 108lb 12oz Harry Billing finished first on Trelawney today on peg 21. In second place Bradley Gibbons weighed in at 101lb 7oz on peg 8 Jenny’s.On peg 17 Trelawney Andy Leathers took third place with 91lb 11oz. Adam Richards secured himself fourth place with 89lb 6oz from peg 2 Jenny’s.
|Andy Leathers||peg 17||6 points||91lb 11oz|
|Harry Billing||peg 21||6 points||108lb 2oz|
|Bradley Gibbons||peg 8||6 points||101lb 7oz|
|Nick Speed||peg 19||6 points||79lb 1oz|
|1st||Callum Dicks||24||374lb 5oz|
|2nd||Paul Holland||23||400lb 11oz|
|3rd||Giles Cochrane||23||314lb 7oz|
|4th||Des Shipp||22||429lb 8oz|
|5th||Bradley Gibbons||22||296lb 9oz|
|6th||Adam Richards||21||363lb 6oz|
|7th||Adrian Higginbottom||21||360lb 4oz|
|8th||Stephen Barraclough||21||316lb 7oz|
|9th||James Hawkins||20||363lb 3oz|
|10th||Jason LeBosquet||20||348lb 2oz|
|11th||Colin Dumphy||20||303lb 2oz|
|12th||Kelvin Acton||20||273lb 15oz|
|13th||James Dent||20||237lb 7oz|
|14th||Harry Billing||20||236lb 4oz|
|15th||Nigel Bond||20||217lb 0oz|
|16th||Nick Speed||19||392lb 13oz|
|17th||Shaun Cooke||19||360lb 14oz|
|18th||James Howarth||19||333lb 2oz|
|19th||John Whincup||19||323lb 2oz|
|20th||Steven Knowels||19||296lb 5oz|
Well we have come to the end of this year’s Bait Tech festival 2015.The weather this week has been challenging as it has barley stopped raining for a second, but this hasn’t stopped some great weights coming in. Bolingey had its biggest weight this week of 281lb 8oz from peg 37 well done to Martin Holmes for that one. Let’s see how the anglers fished on their last day…
A section, Bolingey
Today’s winner on Bolingey was Martin Holmes on peg 37 with the biggest weight of the week a whopping 281lb 8oz. Lee Edwards on peg 35 finished in second place weighing in at 268lb 2oz. Finishing third on peg 33 with a weight of 157lb 14oz was Mark Cullerton. Barry Killinger took fourth place on peg 31 weighing in at 152lb.
|Neil Richards||peg 15||6 points||124lb 9oz|
|Martin Holmes||peg 37||6 points||281lb 8oz|
|Wayne Kearney||peg 48||6 points||132lb 4oz|
|Michael Rogerson||peg 9||6 points||96lb 8oz|
B Section, Pollawyn
In first place on peg 20 was James Dent with a weight of 94lb 2oz. Nigel Bond took second place on peg 45 with a weight of 85lb 15oz. Finishing in third place was Andy Geldart on peg 18 with 78lb. With a weight of 56lb Glen Calvert finished fourth place on peg 21.
|Chris Kitchin||peg 11||6 points||45lb 14oz|
|Glen Calvert||peg 21||6 points||56lb 0oz|
|Andy Geldart||peg 18||6 points||78lb 0oz|
|James Dent||peg 20||6 points||94lb 2oz|
C Section, Twin Oaks
With 146lb 11oz Paul Holland secured himself first place on peg 16.
Chris Fox finished in second place with a weight of 125lb 10oz from peg 15
In third place was Adam Wakelin on peg 13 with 120lb 10oz.
Shaun Cooke finished fourth with a weight of 95lb 4oz on peg 7.
|Shaun Cooke||peg 7||6 points||95lb 4oz|
|Paul Holland||peg 16||6 points||146lb 11oz|
|Kelvin Acton||peg 27||6 points||72lb 0oz|
|Roger Brown||peg 36||6 points||80lb 8oz|
D Section, Trelawney and Jenny’s
John Whincup took first place today on Trelawney with a weight of 93lb 14oz on peg 21. John fished 16 metres to the island on meat. Taking second place on peg 9 Jenny’s with a weight of 93lb 1oz was Jason LeBosquet. Finishing third on peg 29 Trelawney was Paul Yates who weighed in at 91lb 4oz, he fished meat long and short. On peg 17 Trelawney Stephen Barraclough finished in fourth place with a weight of 89lb 14oz. Stephen fished short on meat.
|Stephen Barraclough||peg 17||6 points||89lb 14oz|
|John Whincup||peg 21||6 points||93lb 14oz|
|Jason LeBosquet||peg 9||6 points||93lb 1oz|
|Russell Grimes||peg 18||6 points||54lb 12oz|
E Section, Trewaters
With a weight of 65lb 10oz Harry Billing finished first on Trewaters today, he fished meat at 16 metres from peg 53. In second place Adam Richards weighed in at 64lb 14oz on peg 43, he fished meat long to the island. Colin Dumphy finished third on peg 54 with a weight of 58lb 1oz. On peg 22 Des Shipp took fourth place with 51lb 8oz.
|Shaun Sylvester||peg 31||6 points||47lb 11oz|
|Des Shipp||peg 22||6 points||51lb 8oz|
|Adam Richards||peg 43||6 points||64lb 14oz|
|Harry Billing||peg 53||6 points||65lb 10oz|
|1st||Paul Holland||29 (dropping 5)||547lb 6oz|
|2nd||Des Shipp||28 (dropping 4)||481lb 0oz|
|3rd||Callum Dicks||28 (dropping 4)||476lb 1oz|
|4th||Jason LeBosquet||26 (dropping 2)||441lb 3oz|
|5th||James Dent||26 (dropping 2)||331lb 9oz|
|6th||Adam Richards||27 (dropping 4)||428lb 4oz|
|7th||Harry Billing||26 (dropping 3)||301lb 14oz|
|8th||Giles Cochrane||25 (dropping 2)||387lb 7oz|
|9th||Stephen Barraclough||27 (dropping 5)||406lb 5oz|
|10th||Kelvin Acton||26 (dropping 4)||345lb 15oz|
|11th||Bradley Gibbons||26 (dropping 4)||333lb 9oz|
|12th||Shaun Cooke||25 (dropping 3)||456lb 2oz|
|13th||Adrian Higginbottom||25 (dropping 3)||422lb 0oz|
|14th||John Whincup||25 (dropping 3)||417lb 0oz|
|15th||Nigel Bond||25 (dropping 3)||302lb 15oz|
|16th||Neil Richards||24 (dropping 2)||390lb 6oz|
|17th||Colin Dumphy||25 (dropping 4)||361lb 3oz|
|18th||Nick Speed||24 (dropping 3)||439lb 12oz|
|19th||Andy Leathers||24 (dropping 3)||296lb 11oz|
|20th||Andy Geldart||23 (dropping 2||376lb 13oz|
Congratulation to Des Shipp and Callum Dicks for finishing in second and third place and a massive well done to Paul Holland for winning the festival it was well deserved.
Another big thank you to Bait Tech for sponsoring the event and providing prizes and goodie bags.