Coors Veterans Festival 2014

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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…

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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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

DSection, Trelawney
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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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
Top Twenty
Position Name Points Weight
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

 

Day two

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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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
Top Twenty
Position Name Points Weight
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

 

Day Three

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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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
Top Twenty
Position Name Points Weight
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

 


 

Final Day

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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
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


Top Twenty
Position Name Points Weight
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