Pepsi Cola Spring Veterans Festival 2018

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Welcome to the Pepsi Cola Spring Veterans Festival 2018

This week we are holding our Spring Veterans festival 2018. Spring might not be the best description for the start of the week, with the snow and ice. But the first day fished extremely well and by the end of the day the sun did appear.

Day One

‘A’ Section, Pollawyn

First on the lake today was Mike O’Gorman with 44lb 8oz from peg 22, Mike caught with a small cage feeder using double dead red maggot. Second on the day was Tony Burt from peg 25 with 38lb 9oz who caught carp with popped up bread and third on the day was Ken Russell from peg 24 weighing 38lb 2oz, Ken caught carp and F1’s on the pole with expander.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A Mike O’Gorman 22 4 44lb 8oz
B Tony Burt 25 4 38lb 9oz
C Kelvin Acton 20 4 29lb 10oz
D Tony Butler 31 4 34lb 4oz
‘B’ Section, Trelawney

First on day one was Joe Roberts from peg 14, Joe fished the short pole using corn over pellet catching 84lb 8oz, Second on the day was Andy Read from peg 4 with 44lb 5oz catching on the short pole with micro pellets and expander. Third was John Pantry from peg 8 with 44lb 2oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A Andy Read 4 4 44lb 5oz
B Joe Roberts 14 4 84lb 8oz
C Andy Dare 22 4 26lb 10oz
D Mick Lees 30 4 35lb
‘C’ Section, Jennys

First overall today was Stewart Lister with 50lb from peg 21, Stewart caught on the caster. Second was Mick Wilkinson with 47lb 8oz from peg 8, Mick caught most of his fish using bomb and corn and third on the lake was Robert Ellis from peg 9 with 32lb 9oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A Tony Troth 4 4 28lb 8oz
B Mick Wilkinson 8 4 47lb 8oz
C Terry Harrison 17 4 24lb 4oz
D Stewart Lister 21 4 50lb
‘D’ Section, Twin Oaks

First on the day Neil Edwards from peg 25 with 85lb 14oz, Neil fished the pellet feeder and bomb and meat. Second on the day was Vince O’Connor from peg 16 with 72lb 8oz, Vince fished the pellet feeder and third was Nick King from peg 35 with 62lb 10oz, Nick fished the method feeder with maggot.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A Steve Warner 5 4 24lb 5oz
B Vince O’Connor 16 4 72lb 8oz
C Neil Edwards 25 4 85lb 14oz
D Nick King 35 4 62lb 10oz
Top Twenty
Position Name Points Weight
1st Neil Edwards 4 85lb 14oz
2nd Joe Roberts 4 84lb 8oz
3rd Vince O’Cconnor 4 72lb 8oz
4th Nick King 4 62lb 10oz
5th Stewart Lister 4 50lb
6th Mick Wilkinson 4 47lb 8oz
7th Mike O’gorman 4 44lb 8oz
8th Andy Read 4 44lb 5oz
9th Tony Burt 4 38lb 9oz
10th Mick Lees 4 35lb
11th Tony Butler 4 34lb 4oz
12th Kelvin Acton 4 29lb 10oz
13th Tony Troth 4 28lb 8oz
14th Andy Dare 4 26lb 10oz
15th Steve Warner 4 24lb 5oz
16th Terry Harrison 4 24lb 4oz
17th Ivan Lord 3 53lb
18th John Pantry 3 44lb 2oz
19th Malcolm Johnson 3 42lb 5oz
20th Ken Russell 3 38lb 2oz

Day Two

Day two was a much improved day with plenty of sunshine and temperatures rising!

‘A’ Section, Trelawny

First on the lake today was David Cleaver with 33lb 12oz from peg 4, David caught on the pole at 13 metres down the edge using pellet. Second on the day was Paul Clegg from peg 10 with 26lb 5oz and third on the day was Ken Russell from peg 21 weighing 25lb 10oz, Ken caught on the pole at 14 metres using pellet and also on the short pole with caster.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A David Cleaver 4 4 33lb 12oz
B Geoff Long 12 4 25lb 8oz
C Ken Russell 21 4 25lb 10oz
D Tony Butler 27 4 22lb 8oz
‘B’ Section, Jenny’s

First on day one was Joe Roberts from peg 8, Joe fished the waggler using corn catching 48lb 8oz, Second on the day was John Pantry from peg 4 with 43lb 6oz catching on the long pole with corn. Third was Peter Byrne from peg 16 with 40lb 4oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A John Pantry 4 4 43lb 6oz
B Joe Roberts 8 4 48lb 8oz
C Peter Byrne 16 4 40lb 4oz
D Peter Bowles 21 4 23lb 7oz
‘C’ Section, Twin Oaks

First overall today was Terry Harrison with 71lb 2oz from peg 21, Terry caught down the edge using maggot. Second was Mick Powell with 55lb 12oz from peg 13, and third on the lake was Eric Searle from peg 9 with 51lb 10oz, Eric caught using double worm on the pole and the pellet feeder.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A Eric Searl 9 4 51lb 10oz
B Mick Powell 13 4 55lb 12oz
C Terry Harrison 21 4 71lb 2oz
D Graham Stokes 33 4 35lb 1oz
‘D’ Section, Pollawyn

First on the day Ivan Lord from peg 33 with 68lb 12oz, Ivan fished the long pole with soft pellet and used the bomb and corn. Second on the day was Noel Wright from peg 20 with 60lb, Noel fished the pole at five metres with maggot over worm and third was Dave Gibbs from peg 22 with 59lb 12oz, Dave fished the top five with caster over ground bait.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A Dave Gibb 22 4 59lb 12oz
B Nigel Groom 18 4 50lb 6oz
C Noel Wright 20 4 60lb
D Ivan Lord 33 4 68lb 12oz
Top Twenty
Position Name Points Weight
1st Joe Roberts 8 133lb
2nd Terry Harrison 8 95lb 6oz
3rd Tony Butler 8 56lb 12oz
4th Ivan Lord 7 121lb 12oz
5th Neil Edwards 7 112lb 10oz
6th Mick Wilkinson 7 95lb 1oz
7th 7th John Pantry 7 87lb 8oz
8th Andy Read 7 77lb 7oz
9th Ken Russell 7 63lb 12oz
10th David Cleaver 7 62lb 2oz
11th Tony Burt 7 55lb 3oz
12th Geoff Long 7 51lb 14oz
13th Steve Warner 7 51lb 13oz
14th Dave Gibbs 6 100lb 8oz
15th Noel Wright 6 96lb
16th Nick King 6 79lb 4oz
17th Simon Gould 6 68lb 8oz
18th Mick Powell 6 66lb 6oz
19th Mike O’gorman 6 64lb 12oz
20th Billy Gault 6 63lb 14oz

Day Three

Welcome to day three of the spring veteran’s festival, even though the weather has not been particularly warm the guys have been catching lots of fish and spirits are high.

‘A’ Section, Jennys

First on the lake today was Mick Gibbs with 47lb 14oz from peg 2, Mick caught on the pole using corn, maggot and worm. Second on the day was Geoff Long from peg 14 with 45lb, Geoff caught with corn and meat over micro pellet, and third on the day was Mike O’Gorman from peg 8 weighing 29lb 1oz, Mike caught on the pole using corn.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A Mick Gibbs 2 4 47lb 14oz
B Mike O’Gorman 8 4 29lb 1oz
C Geoff Long 14 4 45lb
D Tony Burt 19 4 22lb 8oz
‘B’ Section, Twin Oaks

First on the day was Martin Austin from peg 23, Martin fished the pellet feeder with meat 105lb 12oz, Second on the day was Joe Roberts from peg 5 with 57lb 12oz catching with the pellet feeder and pole at 11 ½ metres with chopped worm. Third was Andy Read from peg 31 with 38lb 2oz using the pellet feeder and six metre pole with maggot.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A Joe Roberts 5 4 57lb 12oz
B Dennis Porter 17 4 31lb 1oz
C Martin Austin 23 4 105lb 12oz
D Andy Read 31 4 38lb 2oz
‘C’ Section, Pollawyn

First overall today was Mick Wilkinson with 40lb 8oz from peg 33, Mick caught with the long pole using maggot. Second was Graham Stokes with 34lb 13oz from peg 19, Graham caught on the tip with wafter and third on the lake was Stephen Samme from peg 15 with 34lb, Stephen caught on the 8 metre pole with worm.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A Stephen Samme 9 4 34lb
B Tony Troth 17 4 29lb 7oz
C Graham Stokes 19 4 34lb 13oz
D Mick Wilkinson 33 4 40lb 8oz
‘D’ Section, Trelawney

First on the day was Dave Gibbs from peg 27 with 59lb 15oz, Dave fished the shovel feeder with dead red maggots and used micro pellets. Second on the day was Ivan Lord from peg 10 with 43lb 14oz, Ivan fished the pole at four metres with soft pellet and third was Bob Dac from peg 18 with 35lb 13oz, Bob fished the long pole with corn and also down the edge with corn.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A Ivan Lord 10 4 43lb 14oz
B Bob Dac 18 4 35lb 13oz
C Noel Wright 22 4 33lb 14oz
D Dave Gibbs 27 4 59lb 15oz
Top Twenty
Position Name Points Weight
1st Joe Roberts 12 190lb 12oz
2nd Ivan Lord 11 165lb 10oz
3rd Mick Wilkinson 11 135lb 9oz
4th Andy Read 11 115lb 9oz
5th Geoff Long 11 96lb 14oz
6th Tony Burt 11 77lb 11oz
7th Dave Gibbs 10 160lb 7oz
8th Noel Wright 10 129lb 14oz
9th Terry Harrison 10 126lb 3oz
10th Mike O’Gorman 10 93lb 13oz
11th Tony Troth 10 90lb 11oz
12th Ken Russell 10 84lb 12oz
13th Stephen Samme 10 84lb 6oz
14th Tony Butler 10 74lb 5oz
15th John Pantry 9 109lb 13oz
16th Simon Gould 9 97lb 8oz
17th Kelvin Acton 9 85lb 12oz
18th Billy Gault 9 79lb
19th Graham Stokes 9 79lb
20th Neil Edwards 8 131lb 4oz

Day Four – Final Results

Welcome to day fourth and final day of the spring veteran’s festival, yet again the weather was cold, but the fishing has been ben better than expected. Even with temperatures below zero there has been plenty of fish around.

‘A’ Section, Twin Oaks

First on the lake today was Paul Jones with 95lb 2oz from peg 21, Paul caught on the short pole using corn, and on the pellet feeder. Second on the day was Tony Burt from peg 23 with 89lb and third on the day was Tony Butler from peg 31 weighing 56oz 5oz, Tony caught on the five metre pole with meat and caster down the edge.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A Neil Stacey 5 4 41lb 6oz
B Mick Gibbs 14 4 49lb 4oz
C Paul Jones 21 4 95lb 2oz
D Tony Butler 31 4 56lb 5oz
‘B’ Section, Pollawyn

First on the day was Mick Lees from peg 33, Mick fished using bomb and bread with a weight of 97lb 2oz, Second on the day was Martin Austin from peg 19 with 52lb 9oz catching on the pole with the corn over micros. Third was Joe Roberts from peg 24 with 47lb 4oz fishing seven metre pole with maggot.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A Joe Roberts 24 4 47lb 4oz
B Dennis Porter 16 4 25lb 8oz
C Martin Austin 19 4 52lb 9oz
D Mick Lees 33 4 97lb 2oz
‘C’ Section, Trelawney

First overall today was Malcolm Jolley with 58lb 14oz from peg 14, Malcolm caught with the pellet feeder and top two corn. Second was Ken Blower with 47lb 4oz from peg 10, Ken caught on the pole at eight metres with meat and third on the lake was Stewart Lister from peg 30 with 34lb 14oz, Stewart caught on the sixteen metre pole with corn down the edge.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A Ken Blower 10 4 47lb 4oz
B Malcolm Jolley 14 4 58lb 14oz
C Robert Ellis 24 4 29lb 1oz
D Stewart Lister 30 4 34lb 14oz
‘D’ Section, Trelawney

First on the day was Malcolm Johnson from peg 8 with 59lb 9oz, Malcolm fished with pellet on tip. Second on the day was Nick King from peg 7 with 37lb 6oz, and third was Neil Edwards from peg 2 with 35lb 10oz, Neil fished the long pole with worm.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A Neil Edwards 2 4 35lb 10oz
B Malcolm Johnson 8 4 59lb 9oz
C Ivan Lord 16 4 29lb 14oz
D Vince O’Connor 19 4 28lb 14oz
Top Twenty
Position Name Points Weight
1st Joe Roberts 16 238lb
2nd Ivan Lord 15 195lb 8oz
3rd Tony Burt 14 166lb 11oz
4th Tony Butler 14 130lb 10oz
5th Dave Gibbs 13 178lb 7oz
6th Mick Wilkinson 13 161lb 11oz
7th Noel Wright 13 155lb 6oz
8th Andy Read 13 153lb 3oz
9th Mike O’Gorman 13 147lb 6oz
10th Tony Troth 13 124lb
11th Stephen Samme 13 107b 14oz
12th Mick Lees 12 214lb 14oz
13th Neil Edwards 12 166lb 14oz
14th Malcolm Johnson 12 153lb 15oz
15th Terry Harrison 12 144lb 12oz
16th Vince O’connor 12 134lb 8oz
17th Geoff Long 12 130lb 2oz
18th Stewart Lister 12 118lb 14oz
19th Ken Russell 12 114lb 4oz
20th Dennis Porter 12 92lb 15oz