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Welcome to the White Acres Garbolino Spring Classic Festival 2015. It’s a great turn out this year with 70 anglers fishing six peg sections over two lakes, Trewaters and Twin Oaks.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank Garbolino for sponsoring this festival.
Let’s see how the anglers fished on their first day…
In first place today on Twin Oaks was Nick Willis fishing feeder and meat down the edge from peg 18 with 132lb.Harry Billing on peg 13 finished in second place weighing in at 126lb 8oz, he fished method with micros and 6mm pellet on the hook.Finishing third on peg 15 with a weight of 91lb was Simon White. Roy Boardman took fourth place on peg 14 weighing in at 64lb 10oz.
|Brian Loader||peg 6||6 points||59lb 8oz|
|Claire Hollis||peg 12||6 points||61lb 2oz|
|Nick Willis||peg 18||6 points||132lb|
In first place on peg 19 was Steve Evans with a weight of 55lb 6oz.Adam Playford took second place on peg 31 with a weight of 51lb 2oz. Finishing in third place was Mike Halstead on peg 25 with 48lb 6oz.With a weight of 39lb 14oz Simon Smith finished in fourth place on peg 22.
|Steve Evans||peg 19||6 points||55lb 6oz|
|Mike Halstead||peg 25||6 points||48lb 6oz|
|Adam Playford||peg 31||6 points||51lb 2oz|
With a weight of 109lb 2oz Roy Penkethman secured himself first place on peg 23 fishing pellet feeder.Dan Simper finished in second place with a weight of 61lb 6oz from peg 22. Fishing pellet feeder James Wilkinson finished in third place on peg 26 with a weight of 60lb 10oz. Steven Bee had a weight of 42lb 6oz on peg 32 giving him fourth place.
|Roy Penkethman||peg 23||6 points||109lb 2oz|
|James Wilkinson||peg 26||6 points||60lb 10oz|
|Steven Bee||peg 32||6 points||42lb 6oz|
Danny Edwards took first place today with a weight of 57lb 4oz on peg 54. Taking second place on peg 51 with a weight of 39lb 8oz was Jon Cook.Finishing third on peg 52 was Trevor Stanley who weighed in at 31lb. On peg 49 James Collison finished in fourth place with a weight of 28lb 4oz.
|Sean Keeshan||peg 37||6 points||25lb 6oz|
|Reece Hearn||peg 47||6 points||21lb 2oz|
|Danny Edwards||peg 54||6 points||57lb 4oz|
|1st||Nick Willis||6||132lb 0oz|
|2nd||Roy Penkethman||6||109lb 2oz|
|3rd||Claire Hollis||6||61lb 2oz|
|4th||James Wilkinson||6||60lb 10oz|
|5th||Brain Loader||6||59lb 8oz|
|6th||Danny Edwards||6||57lb 4oz|
|7th||Steven Evans||6||55lb 6oz|
|8th||Adam Playford||6||51lb 2oz|
|9th||Mike Halstead||6||48lb 6oz|
|10th||Steven Bee||6||42lb 6oz|
|11th||Sean Keeshan||6||25lb 6oz|
|12th||Andrew Salcombe||6||21lb 2oz|
|13th||Reece Hearn||6||21lb 2oz|
|14th||Harry Billing||5||126lb 8oz|
|15th||Dan Simper||5||61lb 6oz|
|16th||Jack Heath||5||48lb 12oz|
|17th||Matt Bunting||5||42lb 2oz|
|18th||Simon Smith||5||39lb 14oz|
|19th||Jon Cook||5||39lb 8oz|
|20th||Jamie Derry||5||38lb 8oz|
Finishing first was Matt Bunting from peg 21 with 48lb 6oz. Matt fished pellet feeder.Jack Heath on peg 24 finished in second place weighing in at 39lb 3oz.Finishing third on peg 34 with a weight of 38lb 1oz was Bill Walker. Brian Loader took fourth place on peg 36 weighing in at 36lb 8oz.
|Bill Walker||peg 34||6 points||38lb 1oz|
|Matt Bunting||peg 21||6 points||48lb 6oz|
|Harry Billing||peg 27||6 points||34lb 14oz|
In first place on peg 20 was Mike Halstead with a weight of 79lb 10oz. Mike fished feeder.
Adam Playford took second place on peg 36 with a weight of 68lb 7oz he fished method and bomb.
Fishing pellet feeder with 6mm pellets was Ricky Dennis who finished in third place on peg 30 with 64lb 10oz. With a weight of 54lb 14oz Steve Evans finished in fourth place on peg 24.
|Mike Halstead||peg 20||6 points||79lb 10oz|
|Ricky Dennis||peg 30||6 points||64lb 10oz|
|Adam Playford||peg 36||6 points||68lb 7oz|
With a weight of 65lb 2oz Roy Penkethman secured himself first place on peg 52 fishing pellet feeder with 6mm pellets. Danny Mason finished in second place with a weight of 33lb 12oz fishing from peg 39
In third place was Dale Hancock on peg 44 with a weight of 33lb 4oz fishing tip and pole short. Paul Pleasant had a weight of 30lb 6oz on peg 43 giving him fourth place.
|Danny Masson||peg 39||6 points||33lb 12oz|
|Dale Hancock||peg 44||6 points||33lb 4oz|
|Roy Penkethman||peg 52||6 points||65lb 2oz|
Kevin Howard took first place today with a weight of 123lb 6oz fishing on peg 17 with feeder at 6 metres.Taking second place on peg 12 with a weight of 110lb 15oz was Simon Gould who fished method and pellet.Finishing third on peg 18 was Jon Cook who weighed in at 101lb 4oz. Fishing from peg 16 was Mal Runacres who finished in fourth place with a weight of 99lb 8oz.
|Andy Salcombe||peg 6||6 points||38lb 4oz|
|Simon Gould||peg 12||6 points||110lb 15oz|
|Kevin Howard||peg 17||6 points||123lb 6oz|
|1st||Roy Penkethman||12||174lb 4oz|
|2nd||Mike Halstead||12||128lb 0oz|
|3rd||Adam Playford||12||119lb 9oz|
|4th||Andrew Salcombe||12||59lb 6oz|
|5th||Harry Billing||11||161lb 6oz|
|6th||Kevin Howard||11||147lb 10oz|
|7th||Steven Evans||11||110lb 4oz|
|8th||Reece Hearn||11||105lb 0oz|
|9th||Brian Loader||11||96lb 0oz|
|10th||Matt Bunting||11||90lb 8oz|
|11th||Danny Edwards||11||88lb 4oz|
|12th||Jon Cook||10||140lb 12oz|
|13th||Jack Heath||10||87lb 15oz|
|14th||Ricky Dennis||10||85lb 10oz|
|15th||Simon Smith||10||73lb 4oz|
|16th||Mick Kinton||10||66lb 2oz|
|17th||Dale Hancock||10||62lb 4oz|
|18th||Simon Gould||9||126lb 8oz|
|19th||Claire Hollis||9||86lb 5oz|
|20th||Simon Poynter||9||69lb 4oz|
Finishing first place on peg 19 was Jimmy Brooks with 76lb 5oz. Jimmy fished pellet shallow.Harry Billing on peg 32 finished in second place weighing in at 60lb 6oz, he fished method feeder. Finishing third on peg 25 with a weight of 48lb 10oz was Matt Bunting. Roy Boardman took fourth place on peg 24 weighing in at 48lb 8oz.
|Jimmy Brooks||peg 19||6 points||76lb 5oz|
|Matt Bunting||peg 25||6 points||48lb 10oz|
|Harry Billing||peg 32||6 points||60lb 6oz|
In first place on peg 54 was Craig Lucking with a weight of 50lb 6oz.Steve Evans took second place on peg 50 with a weight of 43lb 3oz.Finishing in third place was Ricky Dennis on peg 38 with 41lb 12oz.With a weight of 39lb 5oz Simon Smith finished fourth place on peg 48.
|Ricky Dennis||peg 38||6 points||41lb 12oz|
|Simon Smith||peg 48||6 points||39lb 5oz|
|Craig Lucking||peg 54||6 points||50lb 6oz|
With a huge weight of 230lb 6oz Simon Poynter secured himself first place on peg 17 fishing bomb, pellet feeder with 8mm pellets and down the edge with meat. Roy Penkethman finished in second place with a weight of 152lb 9oz. Roy fished on peg 16.In third place was Dan Simper on peg 11 with a weight of 75lb. Andy Heath had a weight of 66lb 14oz on peg 14 giving him fourth place.
|Keith Vaughan||peg 1||6 points||50lb 8oz|
|Dan Simper||peg 11||6 points||75lb|
|Simon Poynter||peg 17||6 points||230lb 6oz|
Danny Edwards took first place today with a weight of 73lb 2oz on peg 34. Taking second place on peg 31 with a weight of 57lb 10oz was Reece Hearn.Finishing third on peg 19 was Ben Lord who weighed in at 50lb 2oz. On peg 32 Kevin Howard finished in fourth place with a weight of 41lb 8oz.
|Danny Edwards||peg 34||6 points||73lb 2oz|
|Simon Gould||peg 21||6 points||34lb 4oz|
|Reece Hearn||peg 31||6 points||57lb 10oz|
|1st||Roy Penkethman||17||326lb 13oz|
|2nd||Harry Billing||17||221lb 12oz|
|3rd||Reece Hearn||17||162lb 10oz|
|4th||Danny Edwards||17||161lb 6oz|
|5th||Adam Playford||17||155lb 11oz|
|6th||Matt Bunting||17||139lb 2oz|
|7th||Steven Evans||16||153lb 7oz|
|8th||Mike Halstead||16||143lb 13oz|
|9th||Ricky Dennis||16||127lb 6oz|
|10th||Simon Smith||16||112lb 9oz|
|11th||Andrew Salcombe||16||94lb 0oz|
|12th||Simon Poynter||15||299lb 10oz|
|13th||Kevin Howard||15||189lb 2oz|
|14th||Simon Gould||15||160lb 12oz|
|15th||Jack Heath||15||129lb 15oz|
|16th||Dan Simper||14||156lb 0oz|
|17th||Bill Walker||14||113lb 5oz|
|18th||Mick Kinton||14||96lb 4oz|
|19th||James Wilkinson||13||120lb 0oz|
|20th||Brian Loader||13||117lb 8oz|
It’s been a drizzly week for the Garbolino Festival this year but this hasn’t stopped the anglers fishing well and getting in some really good weights.
Here’s how they all fished on their final day…
In first place on peg 53 with 59lb 1oz was Brian Loader who fished 16 metres with pellet.
Jack Heath on peg 52 finished in second place weighing in at 55lb 12oz fishing feeder at 5 metres with pellet. Finishing third fishing tight on the method and long pole with meat from peg 45 with a weight of 54lb 2oz was Harry Billing. Brad Hancock took fourth place on peg 51 weighing in at 43lb. Brad caught with pellet feeder and 6mm pellets.
|Bill Walker||peg 39||6 points||38lb 12oz|
|Harry Billing||peg 45||6 points||54lb 2oz|
|Brain Loader||peg 53||6 points||59lb 12oz|
In first place on peg 16 was Mick Kinton with a weight of 99lb 5oz, Mick fished method. Henry Prater took second place on peg 17 with a weight of 96lb 3oz fishing pellet feeder. Finishing in third place was Jason Wellington on peg 13 with 85lb 14oz. With a weight of 85lb 8oz Simon Smith finished in fourth place on peg 14.
|Mark Banks||peg 1||6 points||43lb 2oz|
|Steve Evans||peg 11||6 points||54lb 11oz|
|Mick Kinton||peg 16||6 points||99lb 5oz|
With a weight of 50lb 4oz Pete Thomas secured himself first place on peg 34 fishing at 9 metres with 6mm pellet. Jamie Derry finished in second place with a weight of 41lb 12oz. Jamie fished pellet feeder with 6mm pellet from peg 35.Fishing pellet feeder to the reed bed James Wilkinson took third place on peg 21 with a weight of 40lb 12oz. Dale Hancock had a weight of 39lb 12oz on peg 25 giving him fourth place fishing meat in the margins.
|Pete Thomas||peg 34||6 points||50lb 4oz|
|James Wilkinson||peg 21||6 points||40lb 12oz|
|Keith Vaughan||peg 26||6 points||37lb|
|Alan Luetchford||peg 29||6 points||37lb|
Reece Hearn took first place on D section today with a weight of 78lb 10oz on peg 19. Reece fished pellet feeder early on catching Carp and 10lb of Roach and later on in the day bagging himself some F1’s. Taking second place on peg 31 with a weight of 46lb 2oz was Danny Edwards, he fished pellet feeder.
Finishing third on peg 35 was Ben Lord who weighed in at 33lb 6oz. On peg 30 James Collison finished in fourth place with a weight of 30lb 6oz catching mainly Carp on method.
|Reece Hearn||peg 19||6 points||78lb 10oz|
|James Collison||peg 30||6 points||30lb 6oz|
|Danny Edwards||peg 31||6 points||46lb 2oz|
|1st||Harry Billing||23||275lb 14oz|
|2nd||Reece Hearn||23||241lb 4oz|
|3rd||Danny Edwards||23||207lb 8oz|
|4th||Steven Evans||22||208lb 2oz|
|5th||Matt Bunting||22||176lb 4oz|
|6th||Roy Penkethman||21||359lb 3oz|
|7th||Adam Playford||21||185lb 12oz|
|8th||Mick Kinton||20||195lb 9oz|
|9th||Simon Gould||20||188lb 4oz|
|10th||Mike Halstead||20||185lb 15oz|
|11th||Jack Heath||20||185lb 11oz|
|12th||Bill Walker||20||152lb 1oz|
|13th||Kevin Howard||19||213lb 8oz|
|14th||Simon Smith||19||198lb 1oz|
|15th||Brian Loader||19||177lb 4oz|
|16th||James Wilkinson||19||160lb 12oz|
|17th||Dan Simper||18||190lb 2oz|
|18th||Ricky Dennis||18||147lb 12oz|
|19th||Keith Vaughan||18||137lb 10oz|
|20th||Andrew Salcombe||18||110lb 0oz|
Well done to Harry Billing for winning this year’s festival and to Reece Hearn and Danny Edwards for finishing in second and third.
A Massive thank you to Garbolino for once again sponsoring the event and providing some great prizes.
Thank you to everyone who took part for making it such a great festival and we hope to see you all again in 2016 for the Garbolino Spring Classic Festival on the week commencing 21st May.