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Welcome to the White Acres Dynamite Baits Festival 2015. This week we had a full house to fish but due to a few last minute cancellations we still have 174 in total!
Fishing over 5 days in 9 peg sections, the anglers will be rotating over Pollawyn, Twin Oaks/ Trelawney, Jennys/Trewaters, Porth and Bolingey.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank Dynamite Baits for sponsoring the festival.
Let’s see how the anglers fished on day one…
Today’s winner on Pollawyn was Paul Taylor on peg 45 with 137lb 8oz fishing at 16 metres on pellet. Andy Nelson on peg 10 finished in second place weighing in at 81lb. Andy caught with caster and method feeder. Finishing third with 79lb 12oz was Chris Whitworth with pellet and waggler from peg 25. Andy Dargue took fourth place on peg 26 weighing in at 77lb 12oz
|Andy Nelson||peg 10||9 points||81lb 0oz|
|Steve Conway||peg 16||9 points||62lb 14oz|
|Paul Taylor||peg 45||9 points||137lb 8oz|
|Andy Lloyd||peg 55||9 points||49lb 12oz|
In first place fishing from peg 51 Trewaters was Tommy Hillier with a weight of 111lb 7oz, Tommy fished meat on short pole and finishing the day catching down the edge. John Whincup took second place on Trewaters peg 49 with a weight of 103lb 6oz. John caught shallow with pellet and meat down the edge. Finishing in third place was Stewart Bracey on peg 21 Jennys with 98lb 12oz. With a weight of 97lb 14oz Alan Scotthorne finished fourth place on peg 39 Trewaters fishing method feeder up the bank
|Tommy Hillier||peg 51||9 points||111lb 7oz|
|James Holmes||peg 27||9 points||87lb 6oz|
|Stewart Bracey||peg 21||9 points||98lb 12oz|
|Johnny Maddison||peg 6||9 points||82lb 8oz|
With a weight of 187lb 8oz Ben Fisk secured himself first place on peg 14 Trelawney fishing shallow with pellets. Lee Thornton finished in second place with a weight of 148lb 6oz on peg 8 Twin Oaks fishing short with meat. In third place was Tommy Pickering on peg 2 Twin Oaks with 144lb 2oz. Tommy fished method and down the edge with pellet. With a weight of 121lb 12oz was Dave Bruton from peg 10 on Twin Oaks
|Ben Fisk||peg 14||9 points||187lb 8oz|
|Roy Penkethman||peg 25||9 points||91lb 10oz|
|Tyrone Hull||peg 35||9 points||120lb 12oz|
|Lee Thornton||peg 8||9 points||148lb 6oz|
Lee Kerry took first place today on Porth with a weight of 23lb 1oz, Lee caught on the feeder and waggler at distance from peg 88. With 18lb 13oz Richie Hull caught with waggler on peg 20. On peg 71 Harry Billing finished in fourth place with a weight of 18lb 12oz fishing pinkies long and caster down the edge
|Lee Kerry||peg 88||9 points||23lb 1oz|
|Harry Billing||peg 71||9 points||18lb 12oz|
|Stewart Lister||peg 36||9 points||15lb 8oz|
|Richie Hull||peg 20||9 points||18lb 13oz|
With 148lb Dean Hunt finished first on Bolingey today on peg 46. Dean caught long on corn and in the margins. In second place James Taylor weighed in at 137lb 7oz on peg 28, he fished shallow with pellet. Wayne Nolan finished third on peg 50 with 136lb fishing long pole and pellet. Fishing shallow with meat from peg 27 was Martin Beardsmore who took fourth place with 129lb 12oz
|Dean Hunt||peg 46||9 points||148lb|
|Rob Brennan||peg 8||9 points||110lb 12oz|
|Martin Beardsmore||peg 27||9 points||129lb 12oz|
|James Taylor||peg 28||9 points||137lb 7oz|
|1st||Ben Fisk||9||187lb 8oz|
|2nd||Lee Thornton||9||148lb 6oz|
|3rd||Dean Hunt||9||148lb 0oz|
|4th||Paul Taylor||9||137lb 8oz|
|5th||James Taylor||9||137lb 7oz|
|6th||Martin Beardsmore||9||129lb 12oz|
|7th||Tyrone Hull||9||120lb 12oz|
|8th||Tommy Hillier||9||111lb 7oz|
|9th||Rob Brennan||9||110lb 12oz|
|10th||Stewart Bracey||9||98lb 12oz|
|11th||Roy Penkethman||9||91lb 10oz|
|12th||James Holmes||9||87lb 6oz|
|13th||Johnny Maddison||9||82lb 8oz|
|14th||Andy Nelson||9||81lb 0oz|
|15th||Steve Conway||9||62lb 14oz|
|16th||Andy Lloyd||9||49lb 12oz|
|17th||Lee Kerry||9||23lb 1oz|
|18th||Richie Hull||9||18lb 13oz|
|19th||Harry Billing||9||18lb 12oz|
|20th||Stewart Lister||9||15lb 8oz|
Andy Nelson finished top of A section today with 131lb on Trewaters fishing the long pole with 4mm pellet from peg 37. Andy Dargue on peg 27 Trewaters finished in second place weighing in at 104lb 7oz, he fished short on 6mm pellet. Finishing third on peg 17 Jennys with 97lb 8oz was James Granger. Fishing shallow and 5 metres with 6mm pellet was Antonio Poynter who took fourth place on peg 51 Trewaters weighing in at 88lb 2oz.
|Andy Nelson||peg 37||9 points||131lb|
|Andy Dargue||peg 27||9 points||104lb 7oz|
|James Granger||peg 17||9 points||97lb 8oz|
|Chris Kitchin||peg 8||9 points||73lb 9oz|
In first place on peg 14 Trelawney was Johnny Maddison with a massive weight of 212lb 8oz, Johnny fished the 14 metre pole with 6mm pellet. Martin Holmes took second place on peg 35 Twin Oaks with a weight of 143lb 13oz catching pellet feeder and meat down the edge. Finishing in third place was Alan Tuck on peg 16 Twin Oaks with 127lb 12oz fishing at 14 metres. With a weight of 119lb 8oz Sam Powell finished in fourth place fishing meat down the edge from peg 12 on Twin Oaks.
|Paul Holland||peg 23||9 points||107lb 4oz|
|Johnny Maddison||peg 14||9 points||212lb 8oz|
|Martin Holmes||peg 35||9 points||143lb 13oz|
|Alan Tuck||peg 16||9 points||127lb 12oz|
With a weight of 25lb 9oz Tommy Pickering secured himself first place on Porth from peg 36 fishing waggler. Andy Reid finished in second place with 16lb 10oz catching long on worm from peg 86.
In third place was Lee Thornton on peg 18 with a weight of 14lb 7oz fishing shallow with maggot.
With a weight of 13lb 14oz was Wayne Sharman on peg 24 fishing method.
|Andy Reid||peg 86||9 points||16lb 10oz|
|Dave Hillier||peg 71||9 points||11lb 3oz|
|Lee Thornton||peg 18||9 points||14lb 7oz|
|Tommy Pickering||peg 36||9 points||25lb 9oz|
John Raby was the lake winner today on Bolingey with a weight of 161lb 6oz on peg 27. John fished short with pellet. With 150lb 4oz Frankie Gianoncelli took second place fishing the long pole from peg 45. On peg 28 Richie Hull finished in third place with a weight of 148lb catching meat on short. Lee Wright took fourth place on peg 36 with 131lb 12oz.
|Richie Hull||peg 28||9 points||148lb|
|John Raby||peg 27||9 points||161lb 6oz|
|Lee Kerry||peg 8||9 points||124lb 13oz|
|Simon Gould||peg 7||9 points||116lb 10oz|
With a weight of 132lb 14oz Andy Power finished first on Pollawyn today on peg 25, Andy caught on meat shallow and pellet. In second place Wayne Nolan weighed in at 88lb 14oz on peg 43 fishing meat shallow.
Fishing meat down the edge Andy Dare finished third on peg 17 with a weight of 84lb 2oz. On peg 28 Kevin East took fourth place with 81lb 8oz.
|Wayne Nolan||peg 43||9 points||88lb 14oz|
|Andy Power||peg 25||9 points||132lb 14oz|
|Andy Dare||peg 17||9 points||84lb 2oz|
|Paul Goldstraw||peg 13||9 points||38lb 8oz|
|1st||Johnny Maddison||18||295lb 0oz|
|2nd||Andy Nelson||18||212lb 0oz|
|3rd||Richie Hull||18||166lb 13oz|
|4th||Lee Thornton||18||162lb 13oz|
|5th||Lee Kerry||18||147lb 14oz|
|6th||Andy Power||17||239lb 0oz|
|7th||Wayne Nolan||17||224lb 14oz|
|8th||Martin Holmes||17||224lb 14oz|
|9th||Martin Beardsmore||17||203lb 12oz|
|10th||Paul Taylor||17||201lb 12oz|
|11th||Ben Fisk||17||198lb 10oz|
|12th||Stewart Bracey||17||194lb 10oz|
|13th||Rob Brennan||17||186lb 8oz|
|14th||Tommy Pickering||17||169lb 11oz|
|15th||Steve Conway||17||113lb 4oz|
|16th||Roy Penkethman||17||102lb 7oz|
|17th||Andy Dargue||16||182lb 3oz|
|18th||Frankie Gianoncelli||16||162lb 9oz|
|19th||Paul Holland||16||151lb 7oz|
|20th||Paul Goldstraw||16||134lb 6oz|
Today’s winner on Twin Oaks was Alan Talbot on peg 10 with 133lb 2oz, Alan caught on the long pole. Paul Burton on peg 10 Trelawney finished in second place weighing in at 127lb 2oz. Finishing third on peg 16 Twin Oaks with a weight of 119lb 6oz was James Granger. Andy Nelson took fourth place on peg 6 Trelawney weighing in at 113lb 2oz.
|Colin Dumphy||peg 35||9 points||105lb 8oz|
|Alan Talbot||peg 10||9 points||133lb 2oz|
|Andy Leathers||peg 20||9 points||79lb 2oz|
|Paul Burton||peg 10||9 points||127lb 2oz|
The lake winner of Porth today, fishing waggler, maggot and caster from peg 33 was Paul Holland with a weight of 22lb 1oz. John Whincup took second place on peg 39 with a weight of 16lb 2oz. John fished at 7 metres with pinkies. Finishing in third place was Malcolm Dunlop on peg 71 with 14lb fishing method and boilies. With a weight of 13lb 14oz Mark Pollard finished in fourth place on peg 72.
|Alan Scotthorne||peg 19||9 points||12lb 10oz|
|Paul Holland||peg 33||9 points||22lb 1oz|
|Tommy Hillier||peg 82||9 points||12lb 7oz|
|Malcolm Dunlop||peg 71||9 points||14lb|
With a weight of 173lb Ian Ridgeway secured himself first place on peg 40 Bolingey, he fished paste long and meat in the margins. Nick Speed finished in second place with a weight of 165lb 4oz fishing 5 metres on pellet and down the edge from peg 50.In third place was Michael Hall on peg 42 with a weight of 141lb 8oz. Ginger fished pellet in the margins and at 5 metres. With a weight of 137lb 4oz was John Radford on peg 30.
|Nick Speed||peg 50||9 points||165lb 14oz|
|Tom Scholey||peg 19||9 points||123lb 2oz|
|Andy Inglesant||peg 10||9 points||122lb 10oz|
|Ian Ridgeway||peg 40||9 points||173lb|
Cliff Skyrme took first place today on Pollawyn with a weight of 94lb 12oz on peg 29. Cliff fished pellet waggler and method. With 88lb 14oz Lee Wright on peg 23 caught long with pellet.On peg 28 Leigh Hodgkinson finished in fourth place with a weight of 71lb 10oz.
|Rob Wootton||peg 36||9 points||70lb 4oz|
|Cliff Skyrme||peg 29||9 points||94lb 12oz|
|Lee Wright||peg 23||9 points||88lb 14oz|
|Bob Conway||peg 1||9 points||52lb|
With a weight of 129lb 5oz Rob Brennan finished first on Jennys today fishing pellet and worm shallow from peg 18. In second place Gavin Bridge weighed in at 118lb 13oz on peg 37 Trewaters, he fished meat at 5 metres. Fishing pole shallow with pellet, Andy Power finished third on peg 49 Trewaters with a weight of 112lb 10oz. On peg 33 Trewaters Wayne Nolan took fourth place with 98lb 12oz fishing bread on bomb.
|Ryan Bennett||peg 8||9 points||67lb 15oz|
|Rob Brennan||peg 18||9 points||129lb 5oz|
|Gavin Bridge||peg 37||9 points||118lb 13oz|
|Wayne Nolan||peg 33||9 points||98lb 12oz|
|1st||Andy Nelson||26||325lb 2oz|
|2nd||Wayne Nolan||26||323lb 10oz|
|3rd||Rob Brennan||26||315lb 13oz|
|4th||Andy Power||25||351lb 10oz|
|5th||Ben Fisk||25||323lb 8oz|
|6th||Martin Holmes||25||234lb 1oz|
|7th||Richie Hull||25||208lb 5oz|
|8th||Paul Holland||25||173lb 8oz|
|9th||Johnny Maddison||24||305lb 9oz|
|10th||Nick Speed||24||290lb 14oz|
|11th||Tommy Pickering||24||284lb 13oz|
|12th||Lee Wright||24||231lb 15oz|
|13th||Frankie Gianoncelli||24||221lb 5oz|
|14th||Stewart Bracey||24||206lb 6oz|
|15th||Ryan Bennet||24||193lb 7oz|
|16th||Harry Billing||24||154lb 2oz|
|17th||Andy Dargue||23||280lb 7oz|
|18th||Lee Thornton||23||273lb 11oz|
|19th||James Granger||23||256lb 0oz|
|20th||Ian Ross||23||220lb 0oz|
Today’s winner on Porth was James Granger on peg 35 with 20lb 6oz fishing waggler.Andy Dargue on peg 33 finished in second place weighing in at 15lb 10oz.Finishing third on peg 38 with a weight of 15lb 2oz was Andy Lloyd also fishing wagggler. Chris Kitchin took fourth place on peg 77 weighing in at 13lb 5oz.
|Atilla Szekeres||peg 88||9 points||11lb 9oz|
|Chris Kitchin||peg 77||9 points||13lb 5oz|
|James Granger||peg 35||9 points||20lb 6oz|
|Steve Conway||peg 21||9 points||13lb 3oz|
B Section, Bolingey
In first place on peg 36 was Paul Holland with a huge weight of 211lb 11oz, Paul caught with pellets at 8 metres. Gareth Malham took second place on peg 7 with a weight of 196lb fishing pellet in the margins.
Finishing in third place fishing down the edge with pellets was Martin Holmes on peg 11 with 194lb.
With a weight of 163lb 6oz Steve Clark finished fourth place on peg 27.
|Paul Holland||peg 36||9 points||211lb 11oz|
|Martin Holmes||peg 11||9 points||194lb|
|Stewart Bracey||peg 13||9 points||105lb 12oz|
|Gareth Malham||peg 7||9 points||196lb|
With a weight of 90lb 8oz Nick Speed secured himself first place on Pollawyn catching short down the edge from peg 24. John Dewberry finished in second place with a weight of 64lb on peg 19.
In third place was John Mott on peg 17 with a weight of 63lb. With 60lb 6oz Matt Drayton took fourth place on peg 36.
|Matt Drayton||peg 36||9 points||60lb 6oz|
|John Dewberry||peg 19||9 points||64lb|
|Nick Speed||peg 24||9 points||90lb 8oz|
|Ben Fisk||peg 13||9 points||53lb 10oz|
Phil Canning took first place today on Trewaters with a weight of 114lb 8oz fishing method and 14 metres shallow form peg 53. With 112lb on Trewaters Richard Bond finished second on peg 27 catching out shallow to start the day with 30lb in the first 3 hours and then later on fishing down the edge. On peg 37 Trewaters Simon Gould finished in fourth place with a weight of 102lb 13oz. Simon fished on feeder down the edge with meat bagging himself mainly F1’s.Fishing shallow in the margins was Bobby Shirlock from peg 19 Jennys with 85lb 14oz.
|Phil Canning||peg 53||9 points||114lb 8oz|
|Richard Bond||peg 27||9 points||112lb|
|Bobby Shirlock||peg 19||9 points||85lb 14oz|
|Rob Wootton||peg 8||9 points||72lb 12oz|
With a weight of 138lb 2oz Rob Brennan finished first on Twin Oaks today on peg 35. Rob caught on pellet feeder. In second place Adam Lee weighed in at 137lb 2oz on peg 16 Twin Oaks, he fished long pole up and down with pellet. Vince Brown finished third on peg 20 with a weight of 121lb 2oz. On peg 33 Andy dare took fourth place with 119lb 13oz.
|Vince Brown||peg 20||9 points||121lb 2oz|
|Gavin Bridge||peg 18||9 points||104lb 10oz|
|Rob Brennan||peg 35||9 points||138lb 2oz|
|Adam Lee||peg 16||9 points||137lb 2oz|
|1st||Rob Brennan||35||453lb 15oz|
|2nd||Martin Holmes||34||428lb 1oz|
|3rd||Paul Holland||34||385lb 3oz|
|4th||Ben Fisk||34||377lb 2oz|
|5th||Andy Nelson||34||336lb 9oz|
|6th||Nick Speed||33||381lb 6oz|
|7th||Stewart Bracey||33||312lb 2oz|
|8th||Andy Power||32||444lb 11oz|
|9th||Wayne Nolan||32||412lb 11oz|
|10th||Johnny Maddison||32||407lb 3oz|
|11th||Richie Hull||32||288lb 2oz|
|12th||James Granger||32||276lb 6oz|
|13th||Rob Wootton||32||261lb 11oz|
|14th||Harry Billing||32||237lb 5oz|
|15th||Chris Kitchin||32||201lb 14oz|
|16th||Lee Thornton||31||321lb 11oz|
|17th||Lee Wright||31||305lb 9oz|
|18th||Andy Dargue||31||296lb 1oz|
|19th||Simon Gould||31||293lb 2oz|
|20th||Steve Conway||31||215lb 9oz|
Chris Kitchin was first on Bolingey today fishing long pole with pellet from peg 44 with 195lb 6oz. Steve Conway on peg 11 finished in second place weighing in at 188lb 6oz, Steve caught in the margins with pellet. Finishing third on peg 17 with a weight of 153lb 12oz was Paul Taylor fishing 4 metres with bomb. Andy Nelson took fourth place on peg 30 weighing in at 152lb 6oz catching with pellet down the edge.
|Chris Kitchin||peg 44||9 points||195lb 6oz|
|Steve Conway||peg 11||9 points||188lb 6oz|
|Paul Burton||peg 22||9 points||118lb|
|Russell Grimes||peg 7||9 points||120lb 8oz|
In first place on peg 27 was Johnny Maddison with a weight of 109lb. Martin Holmes took second place on peg 29 with a weight of 95lb 4oz. Finishing in third place was Steve Clark on peg 25 with 79lb 15oz. With a weight of 78lb 14oz Mark Pollard finished fourth place on peg 23.
|Johnny Maddison||peg 27||9 points||109lb|
|David Hulme||peg 55||9 points||49lb 14oz|
|Mark Pollard||peg 23||9 points||78lb 14oz|
|Paul Holland||peg 13||9 points||73lb 10oz|
With a weight of 125lb 10oz Tommy Pickering secured himself first place on Trewaters catching 35 fish on method and 12 fish down the edge with meat from peg 49. Ian Ridgeway finished in second place with a weight of 98lb 15oz on peg 37 Trewaters fishing tip, paste and meat down the edge. In third place was Andy Inglesant on peg 35 Trewaters with a weight of 95lb 14oz. Andy fished meat down the edge and pellet shallow. With a weight of 92lb 12oz was Matt Drayton on peg 51 Trewaters.
|Tommy Pickering||peg 49||9 points||125lb 10oz|
|Andy Inglesant||peg 35||9 points||95lb 14oz|
|Lee Thornton||peg 21||9 points||91lb 1oz|
|Wayne Sharman||peg 9||9 points||81lb 5oz|
Rob Wootton took first place today on Twin Oaks with a weight of 156lb 8oz on peg 27. Rob fished method feeder and down the edge with worm. With 154lb 12oz Phil Caning on peg 35 Twin Oaks finished second. On peg 16 Twin Oaks Scott Russell finished in third place with a weight of 138lb 14oz fishing 5 metres down the edge on meat.Fishing long pole shallow with pellet and corn down the edge Jamie Thompson finished fourth on peg 6 Twin Oaks with 132lb 4oz.
|Scott Russell||peg 16||9 points||138lb 14oz|
|Rob Wootton||peg 27||9 points||156lb 8oz|
|Lee Kerry||peg 16||9 points||127lb 2oz|
|Richard Bond||peg 22||9 points||105lb 8oz|
With a weight of 25lb 8oz Ryan Bennett finished first on Porth today on peg 35. Ryan caught with waggler. In second place Andy Power weighed in at 22lb 3oz on peg 77, he fished the pole at 13 metres and worm. Terry Malloy finished third on peg 21 with a weight of 17lb 8oz. On peg 32 Ian Chadwick took fourth place with 15lb 5oz.
|Terry Malloy||peg 21||9 points||17lb 8oz|
|Ryan Bennett||peg 35||9 points||25lb 8oz|
|Andy Power||peg 77||9 points||22lb 3oz|
|Gavin Bridge||peg 88||9 points||15lb 2oz|
|1st||Paul Holland||43 (dropping 7)||458lb 13oz|
|2nd||Johnny Maddison||41 (dropping 6)||516lb 3oz|
|3rd||Rob Wootton||41 (dropping 6)||418lb 3oz|
|4th||Rob Brennan||40 (dropping 5)||462lb 3oz|
|5th||Lee Thornton||40 (dropping 5)||412lb 12oz|
|6th||Steve Conway||40 (dropping 5)||403lb 15oz|
|7th||Martin Holmes||42 (dropping 8)||532lb 5oz|
|8th||Andy Nelson||42 (dropping 8)||488lb 15oz|
|9th||Ben Fisk||42 (dropping 8)||467lb 7oz|
|10th||Andy Power||41 (dropping 7)||466lb 14oz|
|11th||Chris Kitchin||41 (dropping 7)||397lb 4oz|
|12th||Lee Kerry||39 (dropping 5)||375lb 14oz|
|13th||Nick Speed||39 (dropping 6)||465lb 4oz|
|14th||Tommy Pickering||39 (dropping 6)||456lb 11oz|
|15th||Stewart Bracey||38 (dropping 5)||365lb 14oz|
|16th||Ryan Bennett||35 (dropping 2)||245lb 5oz|
|17th||Andy Dargue||39 (dropping 9)||412lb 9oz|
|18th||Richie Hull||39 (dropping 7)||399lb 10oz|
|19th||Simon Gould||39 (dropping 7)||390lb 15oz|
|20th||Harry Billing||39 (dropping 7)||361lb 3oz|
We have come to the end of this year’s Dynamite festival and what a week it’s been. The weather has been great with glorious sunshine all week with just Friday being a bit drizzly and it has fished really well with weights going into the 200’s, the biggest weight of the week went to Johnny Maddison on peg 14 Trelawney with a massive 212lb 8oz on day 2 well done Johnny.
But there can be only one winner, congratulations to Paul Holland for winning his second festival at White Acres this year and bagging himself the £3000 top prize. Paul won his section 4 days in a row securing himself first place, well done Paul.
Finishing a close second was Johnny Maddison and in third place was Rob Wootton well done guys
We would like to once again thank Dynamite Baits for sponsoring the festival
Next year we will be running this back to back with the Bait Tech so book your place now for 2 weeks from 16th April and fish both festivals!
Thanks again from
the fisheries team
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