Coors Veterans Festival 2016

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Welcome to the Coors Veterans Festival 2016 from White Acres.

Day One

Day one of the winter Veterans festival and it’s more like summer, the sun is out, the temperature are in the mid-teens but a bit fresh in the mornings, let’s hope we are in for a good weeks fishing, the festival is fished over four days with six points for a section win but all results will count.

‘A’ Section, Pollawyn

In first place on peg 21 Pollawyn was Cliff Prophet with 36lb 14oz fishing the long pole with soft pellet. John Pantry took second place from peg 17 with a weight of 33lb 9oz John swapped between the pellet waggler and pellet feeder and in third place was Mike O’Gorman weighing in with 29lb 14oz Mike fished at 13 metres with maggot and worms from peg 25.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Andy Read 11lb
B section Alan Symonds 18lb 2oz
C section John Pantry 33lb 0oz
D section Cliff Prophet 36lb 14oz
‘B’ Section, Jennys & Python

Day one on Jennys & Python was Kelvin Wetherell from peg 20 Jennys with a weight of 37lb 14oz, Kelvin caught all his fish on the short pole with meat. Second on the day was Malcolm Proctor from peg 18 Jennys with 24lb 14oz and third on the day was Tony Burt from peg 17 Jennys with 24lb 6oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Dave Duggan 24lb 1oz
B section Kelvin Wetherell 37lb 14oz
C section Wayne Swinscoe 23lb 12oz
D section Peter Cousins 16lb 4oz
‘C’ section, Trelawney

Day one on Trelawney was Ken Russell from peg 8 with 47lb 2oz, Ken fished the long pole with pellets. Second on the lake was Chris Hancock from peg 25 with 37lb 4oz, Chris fished the pole with meat & caster and third on the lake was David Richardson fishing peg 20 weighing in with 32lb 3oz fishing meat at 9 meters.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Peter Bowles 29lb 10oz
B section Ken Russell 47lb 2oz
C section David Richardson 32lb 3oz
D section Chris Hancock 37lb 4oz
‘D’ section, Twin Oaks

First on Twin Oaks on day one was Alan Tuck from peg 15 weighing in with 96lb, Alan caught on the bomb and pellet and the meat at 5 meters. Second on the lake was Danny Sixsmith from peg 8 with 64lb 13ozm Danny fished the chopped worm and caster at 8 meters and third on the lake was John Brownlie from peg 14 with 57lb 3oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Danny Sixsmith 64lb 13oz
B section Alan Tuck 96lb
C section mark Gillam 37lb 12oz
D section Ian Turner 53lb 12oz
Top Twenty
Position Name Points Weight
1st Alan Tuck 6 96lb
2nd Danny Sixsmith 6 64lb 13oz
3rd Ian Turner 6 53lb 12oz
4th Ken Russell 6 47lb 02oz
5th Kelvin Wetherall 6 37lb 14oz
6th Mark Gillam 6 37lb 12oz
7th Chris Hancock 6 37lb 04oz
8th Cliff Prophet 6 36lb 14oz
9th John Pantry 6 33lb 09oz
10th David Richardson 6 32lb 03oz
11th Peter Bowels 6 29lb 10oz
12th Dave Duggen 6 24lb 01oz
13th Wayne Swinscoe 6 23lb 12oz
14th Alan Symonds 6 18lb 02oz
15th Peter Cousins 6 16lb 04oz
16th Andy Read 6 11lb
17th John Brownlie 5 57lb 03oz
18th John Fisher 5 51lb 12oz
19th Colin England 5 44lb 12oz
20th Tony Oatley 5 29lb 05oz

Join us tomorrow for all the action from Day Two!


Day Two

‘A’ Section, Jennys, Python

In first place on peg 18 on Jennys was Roy Basham with 33lb 9oz fishing worm at 7 metres. Andy Partridge took second place from peg 7 Jennys with a weight of 30lb 6oz Andy fished caster shallow. In third place was George Joyce weighing in with 26lb 5oz and fished pellet from peg 8 Jennys.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Andy Partridge 30lb 6oz
B section Roy Basham 33lb 9oz
C section Jim Smith 19lb 4oz
D section Mike O’Gorman 10lb 3oz
‘B’ Section, Trelawney

Day two on Trelawney was Simon Gould from peg 22 with a weight of 52lb 5oz, Simon caught on the long pole with pellet. Second on the day was Pete Cousins from peg 32 with 40lb fishing at 10 metres on the pole with meat. Third on the day was Wayne Swinscoe from peg 16 with 34lb fishing pellet on the pole at 13 metres.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Pete Cousins 40lb
B section Billy Gault 31lb 10oz
C section Simon Gould 52lb 5oz
D section Malcolm Proctor 21lb 8oz
‘C’ section, Twin Oaks

Day two on Twin Oaks was David Richardson fishing meat at 7 metres from peg 15 and had 75lb. Second on the lake was Colin Wedgbrow from peg 31 with 58lb 2oz, Colin fished worm at 5 metres for Carp and F1’s Third on the lake was David Gibbs fishing peg 35 and weighing in with 43lb 12oz fishing 5 metres with worm for F1’s.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Steve Warner 39lb 2oz
B section David Richardson 75lb
C section Chris Hancock 41lb 12oz
D section Colin Wedgbrow 58lb 2oz
‘D’ section, Pollawyn

First on Pollawyn on day two was John Brownlie from peg 13 weighing in with 45lb, John caught on the long pole with meat. Second on the lake was Danny Sixsmith from peg 30 with 28lb 8oz, Danny fished the pole with maggot. Third on the lake was between three anglers, John Fisher, Alan Tuck and Ian Turner, who all had 28lb 4oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Mark Gillam 19lb 9oz
B section Danny Sixsmith 28lb 8oz
C section Malcolm Johnson 22lb 8oz
D section John Brownlie 45lb
Top Twenty
Position Name Points Weight
1st David Richardson 12 107lb 3oz
2nd Danny Sixsmith 12 93lb 5oz
3rd Chris Hancock 12 79lb 0oz
4th Mark Gillam 12 57lb 5oz
5th Peter Cousins 12 56lb 4oz
6th Alan Tuck 11 124lb 4oz
7th John Brownlie 11 102lb 3oz
8th Ian Turner 11 82lb 0oz
9th Wayne Swinscoe 11 57lb 12oz
10th Malcolm Proctor 11 46lb 6oz
11th Mike O’gorman 11 30lb 1oz
12th John Fisher 10 80lb 0oz
13th Kelvin Wetherall 10 63lb 6oz
14th Joe Roberts 10 62lb 0oz
15th Graham Stokes 10 61lb 4oz
16th Colin England 10 56lb 4oz
17th Andy Partridge 10 53lb 12oz
18th Cliff Prophet 10 53lb 0oz
19th Rob Tuck-Brown 10 51lb 13oz
20th Tony Oatley 10 48lb 13oz

Join us tomorrow for all the action from Day Three!


Day Three

‘A’ Section, Trelawney

In first place on peg 13 Pollawyn was Andy Read with 42lb. John pantry took second place from peg 16 with a weight of 38lb 8oz and in third place was Neil Blacker weighing in with 38lb 2oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Jim Smith 30lb
B section Andy Read 42lb
C section John Pantry 38lb8oz
D section Neil Blacker 38lb 2oz
‘B’ Section, Twin Oaks

Day one on Twin oaks was Stewart Lister from peg 15 with a weight of 99lb 1oz, Stewart caught all his fish on the pellet waggler. Second on the day was Tony Burt from peg 11 with 72lb 2oz and third on the day was Simon Gould from peg 35 Jennys with 58lb 10oz, Simon fished the method feeder with dead maggots.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Dave Pickering 46lb 8oz
B section Stewart Lister 99lb1oz
C section Dave Duggan 37lb 4oz
D section Simon Gould 58lb 10oz
‘C’ Section, Pollawyn

Day one on Pollawyn was Steve Warner from peg 35 with 56lb 9oz, Steve fished the long pole with chopped worm and swapped to the pellet feeder late. Second on the lake was Graham Scott from peg 19 with 31lb 3oz,Graham fished the pole with chopped worm & caster and third on the lake was Joe Roberts fishing peg 16 weighing in with 25lb 10oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Steve Warner 56lb 9oz
B section Joe Roberts 25lb 10oz
C section martin Austen 20lb 14oz
D section Graham Scott 31lb 3oz
‘D’ Section, Jennys & Python

First on day one was Tony Oatley from peg 18 Jennys weighing in with 80lb 1oz, Tony caught on the method feeder. Second on the lake was Andy Dare from peg 7 Jennys with 60lb, Andy fished the long pole with pellets & corn and third on the lake was Bob Dac from peg 20 Jennys with 55lb 3oz, Bob fished the short pole with maggots over pellet.

Top Twenty
Position Name Points Weight
1st David Richardson 17 131lb 12oz
2nd Danny Sixsmith 16 131lb 07oz
3rd Tony Oatley 16 128lb 14oz
4th Chris Hancock 16 93lb 05oz
5th Joe Roberts 16 87lb 10oz
6th Neil Blacker 16 81lb 15oz
7th Dave Duggan 16 77lb 15oz
8th Alan Tuck 15 141lb 12oz
9th Simon Gould 15 119lb 08oz
10th Wayne Swinscoe 15 87lb 02oz
11th John Fisher 15 86lb 13oz
12th Graham Scott 15 82lb 03oz
13th Andy Partridge 15 68lb 12oz
14th Jim Smith 15 56lb 14oz
15th Mike O’gorman 15 43lb 05oz
16th Steve Warner 14 106lb 12oz
17th Ian Turner 14 94lb 05oz
18th Colin Wedgbrow 14 88lb 12oz
19th Dave Pickering 14 85lb 08oz
20th John Waterhouse 14 77lb 01oz

Join us tomorrow for all the action from the final day!


Day Four

‘A’ Section, Twin Oaks

First place on Twin Oaks on the last day was Colin Perry from peg 11, Colin swapped between the pellet waggler & bomb with pellet. John pantry took second place from peg 16 with a weight of 49lb 12oz and in third place was Cliff Prophet weighing in with 39lb 4oz on the pellet waggler.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Cliff Prophet 39lb 04oz
B section Colin Perry 51lb 08oz
C section Alan Symonds 26lb
D section Andy Read 18lb
‘B’ Section, Pollawyn

Day one on Pollawyn was Peter Cousins from peg 12 with a weight of 69lb 13oz, Peter caught all his fish on the 8 meter pole with meat. Second on the day was John Waterhouse from peg 16 with 43lb 6oz fishing the 13 meter pole with pellets and third on the day was Kev Perry from peg 21with 37lb 2oz, Kev fished the 6 meter pole with chopped worm & caster.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Peter Cousins 69lb 13oz
B section John Waterhouse 43lb 06oz
C section Stephen Samm 34lb 12oz
D section Kev Perry 37lb 02oz
‘C’ section, Jennys & Python

First on the day was Geoff Long from peg 17 Jennys with 50lb 10oz, Geoff fished the pellet waggler. Second on the lake was Graham Scott from peg 19 Jennys with 32lb 12oz, Graham fished the long pole with meat and third on the lake was Peter Bowles fishing peg 7 Jennys weighing in with 23lb 8oz fishing the long pole with worm.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Peter Bowles 23lb 08oz
B section Geoff Long 50lb 10oz
C section Alex Cockburn 19lb 04oz
D section Ian Robinson 18lb 04oz
‘D’ section, Trelawney

First on day one was Harry Billing from peg 10 weighing in with 57lb 12oz, Harry caught on the long pole with pellets and the short pole with meat. Second on the lake was John Brownlie from peg 11 with 52lb 3oz, John fished the long pole with meat and third on the lake was Colin England from peg 7 with 36lb.

Section Winners
Section Name Weight
A section Andy Dare 29lb 08oz
B section Harry Billing 57lb 12oz
C section Ian Turner 33lb 12oz
D section Malcolm Johnson 34lb 04oz
Top Twenty
Position Name Points Weight
1st CHRIS HANCOCK 21 104lb 09oz
2nd ALAN TUCK 20 155lb 06oz
3rd DANNY SIXSMITH 20 149lb 09oz
4th PETER COUSINS 20 146lb 05oz
5th IAN TURNER 20 128lb 01oz
6th JOHN WATERHOUSE 20 120lb 07oz
7th NEIL BLACKER 20 116lb 03oz
8th WAYNE SWINSCOE 20 115lb 04oz
9th GRAHAM SCOTT 20 114lb 15oz
10th DAVE DUGGAN 20 91lb 09oz
11th ANDY READ 20 83lb 06oz
12th TONY OATLEY 19 140lb 14oz
13th DAVID RICHARDSON 19 137lb 05oz
14th ANDY DARE 19 133lb 06oz
15th HARRY BILLING 19 121lb 06oz
16th ALAN SYMONDS 19 77lb 07oz
17th MIKE O’GORMAN 19 73lb 09oz
18th JOHN BROWNLIE 18 157lb 13oz
19th SIMON GOULD 18 129lb 12oz
20th JOHN PANTRY 18 124lb 07oz

Coors Veterans Festival 2016 Winners!

Coors Veterans Festival 2016 Winners!

Well done to everyone who fished, and a big thank you to Coors for supporting the festival!

Tight lines from the fishing lodge