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Welcome to our Coors Veterans Festival. A very popular festival for people over the age of 55. There are 88 people fishing this year and will be over Pollawyn, Jenny’s, Python and Sycamore and Trelawney rotating over four days in 6 peg sections.
Let’s see how the anglers fished on day one…
A section, Pollawyn
Jim Smith was the lake winner today with 61lb 11oz, Jim was on peg 21.
Mike O’Gorman on peg 19 finished in second place weighing in at 51lb 11oz.
Finishing third on peg 29 with a weight of 40lb was Robin Payne.
Steve Warner took fourth place on peg 26 weighing in at 35lb 4oz.
|Dave Cleaver||peg 12||6 points||35lb 1oz|
|Les Moody||peg 33||6 points||26lb 3oz|
|Robin Payne||peg 29||6 points||40lb 0oz|
|Jim Smith||peg 21||6 points||61lb 11oz|
B Section, Jenny’s
In first place on peg 15 was Kev Winfield who caught a weight of 42lb 4oz at 6 metres with meat.John Holdsworth took second place on peg 46 with a weight of 26lb 10oz. Finishing in third place was Mick Gibbs on peg 3 with 24lb 2oz. With a weight of 23lb 6oz Bob Dac finished in fourth place on peg 6.
|Mick Gibbs||peg 3||6 points||24lb 2oz|
|Kev Winfield||peg 15||6 points||42lb 4oz|
|Jimmy Garside||peg 33||6 points||20lb 2oz|
|John Holdsworth||peg 46||6 points||26lb 10oz|
C Section,Python and Sycamore
With a weight of 43lb 8oz Harry Billing secured himself first place on peg 8 Sycamore, he fished maggot and ground bait. Mal Proctor finished in second place with a weight of 34lb 6oz, he fished on Sycamore peg 14 on the tip.Eric Searle finished in third place on peg 14 Python with a weight of 33lb 13oz he fished short. Billy Goult had a weight of 33lb 6oz on peg 15 giving him fourth place.
|Eric Searle||peg 14||6 points||33lb 13oz|
|David Richardson||peg 31||6 points||25lb 5oz|
|Harry Billing||peg 8||6 points||43lb 8oz|
|Mal Proctor||peg 14||6 points||34lb 6oz|
John Pantry took first place today on Trelawney with a weight of 38lb 10oz on peg 10, he fished short pole with worm.Taking second place on peg 20 with a weight of 35lb 3oz was Wayne Swinscoe who fished long pole and down the edge with caster.Finishing third on peg 16 was Alan Tuck who weighed in at 35lb 1oz, Alan fished maggot and ground bait. On peg 19 Gary Bell finished in fourth place with a weight of 33lb 10oz.
|Ian Turner||peg 2||6 points||30lb 0oz|
|John Pantry||peg 10||6 points||38lb 10oz|
|Wayne Swinscoe||peg 20||6 points||35lb 3oz|
|Simon Gould||peg 29||6 points||28lb 10oz|
|1st||Jim Smith||6||61lb 11oz|
|2nd||Harry Billing||6||43lb 8oz|
|3rd||Kev Winfield||6||42lb 4oz|
|4th||Robin Payne||6||40lb 0oz|
|5th||John Pantry||6||38lb 10oz|
|6th||Wayne Swinscoe||6||35lb 3oz|
|7th||Dave Cleaver||6||35lb 1oz|
|8th||Mal Proctor||6||34lb 6oz|
|9th||Eric Searle||6||33lb 13oz|
|10th||Ian Turner||6||30lb 0oz|
|11th||Simon Gould||6||28lb 10oz|
|12th||John Holdsworth||6||26lb 10oz|
|13th||Les Moody||6||26lb 3oz|
|14th||David Richardson||6||25lb 5oz|
|15th||Mick Gibbs||6||24lb 2oz|
|16th||Jimmy Garside||6||20lb 2oz|
|17th||Mike O’Gorman||5||51lb 11oz|
|18th||Steve Warner||5||35lb 4oz|
|19th||Alan Tuck||5||35lb 1oz|
|20th||Billy Goult||5||33lb 6oz|
A section, Jenny’s
Steve Warner was the lake winner today on Jenny’s with 44lb 4oz, Steve was on peg 9 and fished chopped worm and corn. Graham Scott on peg 8 finished in second place weighing in at 44lb 2oz also fishing chopped worm and corn. Finishing third on peg 15 with a weight of 41lb 7oz was Geoff Harris. Mike O’Gorman took fourth place on peg 17 weighing in at 37lb 2oz.
|Steve Warner||peg 9||6 points||44lb 4oz|
|Geoff Harris||peg 15||6 points||41lb 7oz|
|Robin Payne||peg 34||6 points||30lb 8oz|
|Dave Cleaver||peg 46||6 points||26lb 9oz|
B Section,Python and Sycamore
In first place on Python peg 31 was Kev Winfield who caught a weight of 31lb 6oz with worm and caster.Ivan Lord took second place on peg 11 Python with a weight of 31lb 4oz. Finishing in third place was Mick Gibbs on peg 13 Python with 31lb. With a weight of 26lb 12oz Roy Basham and Steve Williams finished in joint fourth place on pegs 14 and 25.
|Ivan Lord||peg 11||6 points||31lb 4oz|
|Kev Winfield||peg 31||6 points||31lb 6oz|
|Jimmy Garside||peg 1||6 points||23lb 13oz|
|Alan Symonds||peg 12||6 points||27lb 6oz|
C Section, Trelawney
With a weight of 41lb 10oz Mal Proctor secured himself first place on peg 23, he fished short pole with pellet. Malcolm Johnson finished in second place with a weight of 34lb 3oz, he fished method and worm from peg 16. Tony Holdsworth finished in third place on peg 22 with a weight of 34lb 2oz. Harry Billing had a weight of 34lb 1oz on peg 2 giving him fourth place. Harry fished caster down the edge.
|Malcolm Johnson||peg 16||6 points||34lb 3oz|
|Mal Proctor||peg 23||6 points||41lb 10oz|
|Harry Billing||peg 2||6 points||34lb 1oz|
|David Gibbs||peg 13||6 points||23lb 10oz|
D section, Pollawyn
Stewart Lister took first place today with a weight of 48lb 4oz on peg 31. Taking second place on peg 28 with a weight of 43lb 8oz was Dick Clegg. Finishing third on peg 22 was John Pantry who weighed in at 33lb 8oz. On peg 17 Tim Guise finished in fourth place with a weight of 29lb 8oz.
|Dick Clegg||peg 28||6 points||43lb 8oz|
|John Pantry||peg 22||6 points||33lb 8oz|
|Ian Turner||peg 12||6 points||20lb 6oz|
|Stewart Lister||peg 31||6 points||48lb 4oz|
|1st||Harry Billing||12||77lb 9oz|
|2nd||Mal Proctor||12||76lb 0oz|
|3rd||Kev Winfield||12||73lb 10oz|
|4th||John Pantry||12||72lb 2oz|
|5th||Robin Payne||12||70lb 8oz|
|6th||Dave Cleaver||12||61lb 10oz|
|7th||Ian Turner||12||50lb 6oz|
|8th||Jimmy Garside||12||79lb 8oz|
|10th||Geoff Harris||11||64lb 14oz|
|11th||Mick Gibbs||11||55lb 2oz|
|12th||Wayne Swinscoe||11||53lb 13oz|
|13th||Alan Symonds||11||44lb 10oz|
|14th||Mike O’Gorman||10||88lb 13oz|
|15th||Alan Tuck||10||62lb 5oz|
|16th||Eric Searle||10||59lb 7oz|
|17th||Malcolm Johnson||10||49lb 3oz|
|18th||Ivan Lord||10||46lb 14oz|
|19th||David Richardson||10||44lb 5oz|
|20th||Simon Gould||10||42lb 14oz|
A Section, Python and Sycamore
Dave Duggan was the lake winner today on Python with 51lb 14oz, Dave was on peg 10 and fished chopped worm and caster on the short pole.Mike O’Gorman on peg 15 Sycamore finished in second place weighing in at 30lb 8oz fishing down the edge.Finishing third on peg 29 Python with a weight of 29lb 2oz was Andy Dare. Andy fished chopped worm and caster.Joe Roberts took fourth place on peg 12 Sycamore weighing in at 27lb 8oz.
|Robin Payne||peg 8||6 points||25lb 6oz|
|Mike O’Gorman||peg 15||6 points||30lb 8oz|
|Dave Duggan||peg 10||6 points||51lb 14oz|
|Andy Dare||peg 29||6 points||29lb 2oz|
B Section, Trelawney
In first place on peg 23 was Bob Dac who caught a weight of 54lb 12oz with the long pole fishing shallow with pellet.Kev Winfield took second place on peg 5 with a weight of 33lb fishing meat down the edge. Finishing in third place was Mark Gilliam on peg 28 with 32lb 9oz.With a weight of 28lb 10oz Malcolm Runacres finished in fourth place on peg 7 and fished top 3 down the edge with meat.
|Kev Winfield||peg 5||6 points||33lb 0oz|
|Malcolm Runacres||peg 7||6 points||28lb 10oz|
|Neil Blacker||peg 16||6 points||26lb 14oz|
|Bob Dac||peg 23||6 points||54lb 12oz|
C section, Pollawyn
With a weight of 68lb 5oz David Richardson secured himself first place on peg 20. David Gibbs finished in second place with a weight of 40lb 2oz, he fished from peg 28. Ian Robinson finished in third place on peg 31 with a weight of 39lb 8oz. Mel Hodgson had a weight of 38lb 9oz on peg 29 giving him fourth place.
|Kelvin Wetherell||peg 10||6 points||36lb 15oz|
|Ian Robinson||peg 31||6 points||39lb 8oz|
|David Gibbs||peg 28||6 points||40lb 2oz|
|David Richardson||peg 20||6 points||68lb 5oz|
D section, Jenny’s
Stewart Lister took first place today with a weight of 39lb 14oz on peg 41 Jenny’s and fished corn at 14 ½ metres.Taking second place on peg 6 with a weight of 36lb 4oz was Ian Turner who fished short with caster.Finishing third on peg 34 was Alan Tuck who weighed in at 34lb 8oz. Alan fished down the edge with maggot. On peg 2 Wayne Swinscoe finished in fourth place with a weight of 34lb 6oz.
|Ian Turner||peg 6||6 points||36lb 4oz|
|Jim Heasman||peg 16||6 points||24lb 14oz|
|Alan Tuck||peg 34||6 points||34lb 8oz|
|Stewart Lister||peg 41||6 points||39lb 14oz|
|1st||Kev Winfield||18||106lb 10oz|
|2nd||Robin Payne||18||95lb 14oz|
|3rd||Ian Turner||18||86lb 10oz|
|4th||Harry Billing||17||113lb 1oz|
|5th||Mal Proctor||17||110lb 12oz|
|6th||John Pantry||17||91lb 0oz|
|7th||Mike O’Gorman||16||119lb 5oz|
|8th||David Richardson||16||112lb 10oz|
|9th||Alan Tuck||16||96lb 13oz|
|10th||Wayne Swinscoe||16||88lb 3oz|
|11th||David Gibbs||16||82lb 14oz|
|12th||Dave Cleaver||15||81lb 15oz|
|13th||Andy Dare||15||76lb 8oz|
|14th||Neil Blacker||15||64lb 10oz|
|15th||Jimmy Garside||15||63lb 1oz|
|16th||Stewart Lister||14||101lb 11oz|
|17th||Steve Warner||14||96lb 8oz|
|18th||Mel Hodgson||14||95lb 2oz|
|19th||Mick Gibbs||14||75lb 6oz|
|20th||Jim Heasman||14||72lb 0oz|
We’ve come to the end of our annual Coors Veterans Festival 2014. The weather has been pretty miserable but surprisingly the anglers haven’t been, everyone looks to have had a great week fishing. Congratulations to winner Harry Billing with 23 points in total and an overall weight of 145lb 3oz. Finishing close behind in second place is Kev Winfield and in third is Ian Turner.
Well done guys!
Here’s how the anglers fished on their last day….
A Section, Trelawney
Graham Scott was the lake winner today on Trelawney with 69lb 12oz, Ian was on peg 10 and fished feeder and dead maggot. Les Moody on peg 14 finished in second place weighing in at 50lb 8oz fishing top 3 with dead maggot and caster. Finishing third on peg 29 with a weight of 44lb 5oz was Gnome Hancock. Gnome fished worm down the edge. Ian Stevenson took fourth place on peg 11 weighing in at 41lb 2oz.
|Les Moody||peg 14||6 points||50lb 8oz|
|Gnome Hancock||peg 29||6 points||44lb 5oz|
|Malcolm Pearce||peg 5||6 points||24lb 5oz|
|Graham Scott||peg 10||6 points||69lb 12oz|
B section, Pollawyn
In first place on peg 21 was Jimmy Garside who caught a weight of 56lb. Neil Blacker took second place on peg 20 with a weight of 51lb 6oz. Finishing in third place was John Waterhouse on peg 31 with 43lb 3oz. With a weight of 36lb 5oz Ivan Lord finished in fourth place on peg 7.
|Mick Gibbs||peg 26||6 points||25lb 1oz|
|Jimmy Garside||peg 21||6 points||56lb 0oz|
|Ivan Lord||peg 7||6 points||36lb 5oz|
|John Waterhouse||peg 31||6 points||43lb 3oz|
C section, Jenny’s
With a weight of 60lb David Richardson secured himself first place on peg 19, he fished meat at 7 metres. David Gibbs finished in second place with a weight of 41lb 8oz, he fished from peg 16 at 5 metres with chopped worm. Malcolm Johnson finished in third place on peg 34 with a weight of 39lb 11oz. Harry Billing had a weight of 32lb 2oz on peg 8 giving him fourth place.
|Malcolm Johnson||peg 34||6 points||39lb 11oz|
|Kelvin Wetherell||peg 45||6 points||29lb 14oz|
|Harry Billing||peg 8||6 points||32lb 2oz|
|David Richardson||peg 19||6 points||60lb 0oz|
D Section,Python and Sycamore
Ian Parsons took first place today with a weight of 30lb 8oz on peg 7 Sycamore. Ian fished pellet feeder. Taking second place on peg 11 Python with a weight of 30lb 2oz was John Fisher who fished at 13 metres with worm over caster. Finishing third on peg 5 Sycamore was John Pantry who weighed in at 29lb 6oz. John fished feeder to the island with maggot. On peg 17 Sycamore Wayne Swinscoe finished in fourth place with a weight of 23lb 9oz fishing worm and caster.
|John Fisher||peg 11||6 points||30lb 2oz|
|Gary Bell||peg 33||6 points||16lb 2oz|
|Ian Parsons||peg 7||6 points||30lb 8oz|
|Ken Blower||peg 14||6 points||10lb 10oz|
|1st||Harry Billing||23||145lb 3oz|
|2nd||Kev Winfield||23||127lb 0oz|
|3rd||Ian Turner||23||101lb 4oz|
|4th||David Richardson||22||172lb 10oz|
|5th||John Pantry||22||120lb 6oz|
|6th||Robin Payne||22||119lb 7oz|
|7th||Mike O’Gorman||21||157lb 9oz|
|8th||David Gibbs||21||124lb 6oz|
|9th||Jimmy Garside||21||119lb 1oz|
|10th||Wayne Swinscoe||21||111lb 12oz|
|11th||Neil Blacker||20||116lb 0oz|
|12th||Alan Tuck||20||109lb 14oz|
|13th||Malcolm Johnson||20||109lb 8oz|
|14th||Ivan Lord||20||105lb 3oz|
|15th||Mick Gibbs||20||100lb 7oz|
|16th||John Fisher||20||97lb 1oz|
|17th||Mal Proctor||19||127lb 1oz|
|18th||Dave Cleaver||19||108lb 3oz|
|19th||John Waterhouse||19||103lb 5oz|
|20th||Graham Scott||18||152lb 14oz|