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Welcome to the White Acres Milo Festival 2015. We have a full house this week, with just 1 last minute cancellation, there are 179 anglers fishing over 5 days in 9 peg sections rotating daily on lakes Pollawyn, Twin Oaks/Trelawney, Canal/Acorn/Trewaters, Porth and Bolingey.
Last week’s Dynamite Baits festival saw some brilliant weights and great weather so pressure is on for this week to match up. The sun has been shining so far so fingers crossed it will stay put.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank Milo for sponsoring this festival.
Read on for the first day’s action…
Today’s lake winner on Pollawyn was Des Shipp fishing pellet feeder and meat shallow from peg 18 bagging himself 142lb 2oz. Mark Fox on peg 26 finished in second place weighing in at 114lb 8oz.
Finishing third on peg 25 with a weight of 89lb 6oz was Sam Powell. Jack Harness took fourth place on peg 17 weighing in at 86lb 10oz fishing meat shallow.
|Rob Jones||peg 43||9 points||45lb 12oz|
|Des Shipp||peg 18||9 points||142lb 2oz|
|Jack Harness||peg 17||9 points||86lb 10oz|
|Tom Wallis||peg 6||9 points||67lb 6oz|
In first place on peg 12 Twin Oaks was Darren Cox with a weight of 134lb 2oz, Darren fished pellet and short pole with meat. Paul Holland took second place on peg 18 Trelawney with a weight of 118lb 10oz. Finishing in third place was James Wilson on peg 18 Twin Oaks with 110lb 6oz.With a weight of 104lb Nigel Bond finished in fourth place on peg 19 Twin Oaks fishing worm down the edge.
|Nick Wooding||peg 32||9 points||64lb 13oz|
|Paul Holland||peg 18||9 points||118lb 10oz|
|Nigel Bond||peg 19||9 points||104lb|
|Darren Cox||peg 12||9 points||134lb 2oz|
With a weight of 106lb 8oz Martin Howard secured himself first place on Canal fishing meat short and down the edge for F1’s from peg 4. Matt Grey finished in second place with a weight of 98lb on peg 13 Acorn fishing method and short with meat for Carp. In third place was Steve Platt on peg 19 Acorn with a weight of 94lb, Steve caught with paste bagging himself mainly Carp. With a weight of 87lb was Brian Loader on Trewaters fishing bomb with 6mm pellets and meat down the edge from peg 49.
|Martin Howard||peg 4||9 points||106lb 8oz|
|Matt Grey||peg 13||9 points||98lb|
|Brian Loader||peg 49||9 points||87lb|
|Harry Billing||peg 33||9 points||72lb 10oz|
Ricky Dennis took first place today on Porth with a weight of 28lb 3oz fishing pellet feeder with an 8mm pop up boilie from peg 88, well done Ricky! With 22lb 5oz Andy Pounder on peg 35 took second place fishing bomb over the pole line. On peg 84 Matt Grant finished in fourth place with a weight of 18lb 7oz. Matt fished the method feeder.
|Ricky Dennis||peg 88||9 points||28lb 3oz|
|Graham Thomas||peg 79||9 points||11lb 8oz|
|Andy Pounder||peg 35||9 points||22lb 5oz|
|Jason Benning||peg 23||9 points||13lb 10oz|
With a weight of 189lb 4oz Steve Sanders finished first on Bolingey today on peg 38. Steve caught on long and short pole with pellet. In second place Micky Williams weighed in at 171lb 4oz on peg 40, he fished long with pellet.Jamie Hawkins finished third on peg 46 with a weight of 169lb 10oz fishing pellet long. On peg 42 John Whincup took fourth place with 164lb 10oz in the margins and at 5 metres with pellet.
|Jamie Hawkins||peg 46||9 points||169lb 10oz|
|Andy Dare||peg 13||9 points||122lb 6oz|
|Jon Arthur||peg 17||9 points||146lb 10oz|
|Steve Sanders||peg 38||9 points||189lb 4oz|
|1st||Steve Sanders||9||189lb 4oz|
|2nd||Jamie Hawkins||9||169lb 10oz|
|3rd||Jon Arthur||9||146lb 10oz|
|4th||Des Shipp||9||142lb 2oz|
|5th||Darren Cox||9||134lb 2oz|
|6th||Andy Dare||9||122lb 6oz|
|7th||Paul Holland||9||118lb 10oz|
|8th||Martyn Howard||9||106lb 8oz|
|9th||Nigel Bond||9||104lb 0oz|
|10th||Matt Grey||9||98lb 0oz|
|11th||Brian Loader||9||87lb 0oz|
|12th||Jack Harness||9||86lb 10oz|
|13th||Harry Billing||9||72lb 10oz|
|14th||Tom Wallis||9||67lb 6oz|
|15th||Nick Wooding||9||64lb 13oz|
|16th||Rob Jones||9||45lb 12oz|
|17th||Ricky Dennis||9||28lb 3oz|
|18th||Andy Pounder||9||22lb 5oz|
|19th||Jason Benning||9||13lb 10oz|
|20th||Graham Thomas||9||11lb 8oz|
With 193lb 14oz today’s winner on Twin Oaks was Rob Jones on peg 14 fishing pellet shallow and down the edge with meat. Sam Powell on peg 10 Trelawney finished in second place weighing in at 142lb 5oz. Finishing third on peg 35 Twin Oaks with a weight of 142lb 4oz was Tom Wallis catching meat short and down the edge. Neil Richards took fourth place on peg 12 Twin Oaks weighing in at 141lb.
|Des Shipp||peg 23||9 points||93lb 10oz|
|Sam Powell||peg 10||9 points||142lb 5oz|
|Tom Wallis||peg 35||9 points||142lb 4oz|
|Rob Jones||peg 14||9 points||193lb 14oz|
In first place on peg 35 Trewaters was Paul Holland with a weight of 139lb, Paul fished short and down the edge with meat. Marcus Harrison took second place on peg 19 Trewaters with a weight of 79lb 12oz fishing meat down the edge. Finishing in third place was Richie Hull on peg 29 Trewaters with 73lb 4oz.
With a weight of 69lb 3oz Darren Cox finished in fourth place on peg 45 Trewaters fishing method feeder and meat at 5 metres.
|Lee Bramham||peg 19||9 points||66lb 9oz|
|Darren Walters||peg 18||9 points||72lb 9oz|
|Paul Holland||peg 35||9 points||139lb|
|Darren Cox||peg 45||9 points||69lb 3oz|
With a weight of 29lb 5oz Simon Fry secured himself first place on peg 71 fishing feeder and boilies.
Lewis Nightingale finished in second place with 23lb fishing method feeder from peg 84. In third place was Andy Power on peg 32 with a weight of 22lb 14oz. Andy fished method and waggler. With a weight of 20lb 2oz was Tommy Hillier on peg 40 catching with feeder.
|Lewis Nightingale||peg 84||9 points||23lb|
|Simon Fry||peg 71||9 points||29lb 5oz|
|Andy Power||peg 32||9 points||22lb 14oz|
|Brett Nicholas||peg 19||9 points||9lb 13oz|
Matt Grant took first place today on Bolingey with 157lb 8oz fishing in the margins with corn over pellet from peg 32. With 136lb on peg 27 Jamie Wilde caught with pellet long and short. On peg 42 Tim Russell finished in fourth place with a weight of 130lb 4oz fishing meat at 5 metres. With 125lb 4oz Jason Benning and Paul Tidball finished in joint fourth place, Jason from peg 36 and Paul on peg 46.
|Matt Grant||peg 32||9 points||157lb 8oz|
|Jamie Wilde||peg 27||9 points||136lb|
|Tony Butler||peg 8||9 points||104lb 4oz|
|Paul Tidball||peg 46||9 points||125lb 4oz|
With a weight of 141lb 8oz John Whincup finished first on Pollawyn today on peg 17. John caught on waggler and 4mm pellet. Fishing the pole shallow from peg 27 was Steve Sanders with 85lb 2oz. Jon Arthur finished third on peg 31 with a weight of 62lb 11oz. On peg 25 Gary Webber took fourth place with 59lb 8oz.
|Carl Williams||peg 48||9 points||24lb 8oz|
|Steve Sanders||peg 27||9 points||85lb 2oz|
|John Whincup||peg 17||9 points||141lb 8oz|
|James Holmes||peg 7||9 points||52lb 5oz|
|1st||Steve Sanders||18||274lb 6oz|
|2nd||Paul Holland||18||257lb 10oz|
|3rd||Rob Jones||18||239lb 10oz|
|4th||Des shipp||18||235lb 12oz|
|5th||Tom Wallis||18||209lb 10oz|
|6th||Darren Cox||18||203lb 5oz|
|7th||Jon Arthur||17||209lb 5oz|
|8th||Matt Grant||17||175lb 15oz|
|9th||James Holmes||17||157lb 3oz|
|10th||Jamie Wilde||17||143lb 4oz|
|12th||Harry Billing||17||83lb 6oz|
|13th||John Whincup||16||306lb 2oz|
|14th||Sam Powell||16||231lb 11oz|
|15th||Micky Williams||16||217lb 8oz|
|16th||Jamie Hawkins||16||212lb 3oz|
|17th||Mark Fox||16||207lb 2oz|
|18th||Jason Benning||16||138lb 14oz|
|19th||Ricky Dennis||16||131lb 5oz|
|20th||Roy Gudgeon||16||127lb 7oz|
Des Shipp on peg 47 Trewaters won the lake with 89lb 8oz fishing at 6 metres with meat. Mark Fox finished in second place weighing in at 85lb 13oz fishing pellet feeder and at 5 metres with meat from peg 29 Trewaters. Finishing third on peg 9 Acorn with a weight of 85lb 12oz was Matthew Edwards fishing caster long. Graham Collins took fourth place on peg 33 Trewaters with 79lb 13oz. Graham caught with meat at 5 metres and corn down the edge.
|Des Shipp||peg 47||9 points||89lb 8oz|
|Mark Fox||peg 29||9 points||85lb 13oz|
|Matthew Edwards||peg 9||9 points||85lb 12oz|
|Rob Jones||peg 10||9 points||75lb 2oz|
Fishing method and feeder from peg 86, Paul Holland took first place with a weight of 22lb 6oz. Peter Keeler took second place on peg 71 with 21lb 8oz fishing feeder and corn. Finishing in third place was Alan Scotthorne on peg 87 with 21lb 7oz fishing feeder. With a weight of 15lb 14oz James Wilson finished in fourth place on peg 16 fishing with pellet feeder and bomb.
|Paul Holland||peg 86||9 points||22lb 6oz|
|Peter Keeler||peg 71||9 points||21lb 8oz|
|Darren Cox||peg 40||9 points||13lb 13oz|
|James Wilson||peg 16||9 points||15lb 14oz|
With a weight of 183lb 14oz Dan Warman secured himself first place on Bolingey peg 38 fishing pellet long and corn in the margins. Kevin Wadge finished in second place with a weight of 179lb 8oz fishing corn in the margins from peg 44. In third place was Andy Power on peg 4 with a weight of 152lb 6oz. Andy fished corn and meat in the margin and pellet shallow. With a weight of 141lb 14oz was Mike Mcmillan on peg 28.
|Dan Warman||peg 38||9 points||183lb 14oz|
|Mick Wells||peg 16||9 points||140lb 2oz|
|Steve Platt||peg 14||9 points||132lb 2oz|
|Andy Power||peg 4||9 points||152lb 6oz|
Matt Grant took first place today on Pollawyn with a weight of 112lb 7oz on peg 17. Matt fished waggler and bomb. With 103lb 2oz Jamie Wilde finished second on peg 20 fishing pole with meat. On peg 13 Liz Crewe finished in third place with a weight of 65lb 1oz fishing bomb and pellet. With 62lb 8oz Ian Russell took fourth place fishing from peg 27.
|Jamie Wilde||peg 20||9 points||103lb 2oz|
|Kye Faulkner||peg 55||9 points||51lb 5oz|
|Matt Grant||peg 17||9 points||112lb 7oz|
|Liz Crewe||peg 13||9 points||65lb 1oz|
With a weight of 185lb 2oz Steve Sanders finished first on Twin Oaks today on peg 21. Steve caught shallow with caster. In second place John Whincup weighed in at 180lb on peg 12 Twin Oaks, he fished 13 metres with pellet. Carl Williams finished third on peg 8 Trelawney with a weight of 178lb 13oz fishing paste at 5 metres. On peg 18 Twin Oaks Jon Arthur took fourth place with 172lb 10oz.
|Andy Dare||peg 26||9 points||72lb 11oz|
|Carl Williams||peg 8||9 points||178lb 13oz|
|Steve Sanders||peg 21||9 points||185lb 2oz|
|John Whincup||peg 12||9 points||180lb|
|1st||Steve Sanders||27||459lb 8oz|
|2nd||Des Shipp||27||325lb 4oz|
|3rd||Rob Jones||27||314lb 12oz|
|4th||Paul Holland||27||280lb 0oz|
|5th||Darren Cox||27||217lb 2oz|
|6th||Matt Grant||26||288lb 6oz|
|7th||Jamie Wilde||26||249lb 11oz|
|8th||Andy Dare||26||215lb 15oz|
|9th||John Whincup||25||486lb 2oz|
|10th||Jon Arthur||25||381lb 15oz|
|11th||Mark Fox||25||292lb 15oz|
|12th||Tom Wallis||25||252lb 12oz|
|13th||Harry Billing||25||215lb 4oz|
|14th||James Holmes||24||308lb 7oz|
|15th||Jason Benning||24||195lb 4oz|
|16th||Tony Butler||24||152lb 10oz|
|17th||Micky Williams||23||285lb 12oz|
|18th||Carl Williams||23||269lb 5oz|
|19th||Kye Faulkner||23||119lb 9oz|
|20th||Sam Powell||22||300lb 3oz|
Today’s winner on Porth was Jack O’Sulliven on peg 39 with 41lb 7oz fishing pole at 11 metres with worm and caster. Steven Eyre on peg 84 finished in second place weighing in at 22lb 12oz, Steven caught on method feeder with boilies. Finishing third on peg 37 with a weight of 21lb 6oz was Brian Clark. Tom Wallis took fourth place on peg 85 weighing in at 18lb 7oz.
|Steven Eyre||peg 84||9 points||22lb 12oz|
|Jack O’Sulliven||peg 39||9 points||41lb 7oz|
|Mark Richardson||peg 71||9 points||16lb 14oz|
|Des Shipp||peg 21||9 points||16lb 9oz|
In first place on peg 38 was Paul Holland, with the biggest weight of the week so far, 230lb 12oz, Paul fished pellet long. Richie Hull took second place on peg 4 with another massive weight of 220lb 14oz fishing meat down the edge. Finishing in third place was Alex Hulme on peg 21 with 156lb 10oz fishing method and corn in the margins. With a weight of 149lb 6oz Clive Wynn finished fourth place fishing from peg 28.
|Paul Holland||peg 38||9 points||230lb 12oz|
|Darren Cox||peg 15||9 points||130lb 6oz|
|Alex Hulme||peg 21||9 points||156lb 10oz|
|Richie Hull||peg 4||9 points||220lb 14oz|
Fishing shallow with meat from peg 31 Andy Power secured himself first place with 84lb 12oz on Pollawyn today. Mick Wells finished in second place with a weight of 82lb on peg 25 fishing pellet and bomb. In third place was Dave Wilde on peg 24 with a weight of 81lb 2oz. With a weight of 71lb 10oz was Neil McKinnon on peg 22.
|Harry Billing||peg 55||9 points||68lb 15oz|
|Mick Wells||peg 25||9 points||82lb|
|James Stevens||peg 6||9 points||61lb 12oz|
|Andy Power||peg 31||9 points||84lb 12oz|
John Gordon took first place today on Twin Oaks with a weight of 124lb 10oz on peg 16. John fished at 11 metres with pellet. With 112lb fishing shallow with meat from peg 31 on Trelawney was Roy Gudgeon. On peg 12 Trelawney Jamie Wilde finished in third place with a weight of 107lb 8oz fishing top 2 with meat and feeder to the island. Fishing down the edge with caster, Steve Potter took fourth place on Twin Oaks peg 27.
|Jamie Wilde||peg 12||9 points||107lb 8oz|
|Roy Gudgeon||peg 31||9 points||112lb|
|Steve Potter||peg 27||9 points||95lb 14oz|
|John Gordon||peg 16||9 points||124lb 10oz|
With a weight of 190lb 3oz Carl Williams finished first on Acorn today fishing paste over corn down the edge from peg 11. In second place Jon Harvey weighed in at 117lb 14oz on peg 19 Acorn, Jon fished worm and caster. John Whincup finished third on peg 31 Trewaters with a weight of 109lb 12oz fishing long with pellet and down the edge with meat. On peg 35 Stuart Atkinson took fourth place on Trewaters fishing in the margins with meat catching 104lb 14oz.
|John Whincup||peg 31||9 points||109lb 12oz|
|Luke Sears||peg 51||9 points||88lb 4oz|
|Gary Webber||peg 18||9 points||103lb 5oz|
|Carl Williams||peg 11||9 points||190lb 3oz|
|1st||Paul Holland||36||510lb 12oz|
|2nd||Darren Cox||36||347lb 8oz|
|3rd||Des Shipp||36||341lb 13oz|
|4th||Jamie Wilde||35||357lb 3oz|
|5th||Rob Jones||35||325lb 5oz|
|6th||John Whincup||34||595lb 14oz|
|7th||Matt Grant||34||380lb 5oz|
|8th||Harry Billing||34||284lb 3oz|
|9th||Tom Wallis||33||271lb 3oz|
|10th||Steve Sanders||32||516lb 7oz|
|11th||Jon Arthur||32||474lb 12oz|
|12th||Carl Williams||32||459lb 8oz|
|13th||Andy Dare||32||286lb 7oz|
|14th||Micky Williams||31||353lb 12oz|
|15th||Andy Power||31||310lb 2oz|
|16th||Jack O’Sulliven||31||257lb 7oz|
|17th||Gary Webber||30||326lb 1oz|
|18th||Roy Gudgeon||30||273lb 5oz|
|19th||Mark Fox||29||300lb 9oz|
|20th||James Wilson||29||278lb 6oz|
Today’s winner on Bolingey was Nathan Watson on peg 47 fishing short with meat and corn catching 169lb 4oz. Jack O’Sulliven on peg 17 finished in second place weighing in at 144lb 2oz fishing meat long.
Finishing third on peg 11 with a weight of 140lb 6oz was Jack Harness. Jack caught long with pellet and meat down the margin. Mark Fox took fourth place on peg 1 weighing in at 137lb 10oz.
|Nathan Watson||peg 47||9 points||169lb 4oz|
|Rob Jones||peg 25||9 points||100lb|
|Tom Wallis||peg 28||9 points||131lb 10oz|
|Jack O’Sulliven||peg 17||9 points||144lb 2oz|
In first place on peg 16 was Paul Cannon with a weight of 106lb 10oz, Paul fished waggler and pellet. John Parks took second place on peg 26 with a weight of 93lb 12oz. Finishing in third place was Gary Thomas on peg 29 with 77lb 15oz. With a weight of 66lb 8oz Alan Scotthorne finished in fourth place on peg 25.
|Darren Walters||peg 43||9 points||48lb|
|Paul Cannon||peg 16||9 points||106lb 10oz|
|John Parks||peg 26||9 points||93lb 12oz|
|Kevin Walters||peg 13||9 points||54lb 10oz|
With a weight of 171lb 10oz Simon Fry secured himself first place on Twin Oaks peg 16. Simon fished meat at 5 metres. Tommy Hillier finished in second place with a weight of 168lb on peg 22 Trelawney fishing pellet shallow and down the edge. In third place was Andy Power on peg 14 Twin Oaks with a weight of 128lb 8oz. With a weight of 80lb was Neil McKinnon fishing from peg 31 Twin Oaks.
|Tommy Hillier||peg 22||9 points||168lb|
|Steve Platt||peg 10||9 points||67lb 9oz|
|Neil McKinnon||peg 31||9 points||80lb|
|Simon Fry||peg 16||9 points||171lb 10oz|
Jamie Wilde took first place today on Acorn with a weight of 77lb 8oz fishing meat in the margin from peg 13. With 72lb on peg 33 Trewaters Ian Russell fished meat at 6 metres and pellet at 13 metres.
On peg 45 Trewaters Liz Crewe finished in third place with a weight of 69lb 15oz. With 69lb 9oz Tony Armitage finished in fourth at Trewaters from peg 19
|Roy Gudgeon||peg 12||9 points||52lb 2oz|
|Jamie Wilde||peg 13||9 points||77lb 8oz|
|Ian Russell||peg 33||9 points||72lb|
|Liz Crewe||peg 45||9 points||69lb 15oz|
With a weight of 30lb 14oz Andy Dare finished first on Porth today fishing pole at 11 metres with worm and caster from peg 89. In second place Jamie Hawkins weighed in at 29lb 2oz on peg 72, he fished method and boilie. Jon Arthur finished third on peg 39 with a weight of 21lb 2oz fishing pole at 13 metres with worm and caster. On peg 40 Mikey Williams took fourth place with 21lb.
|Andy Dare||peg 89||9 points||30lb 14oz|
|Jamie Hawkins||peg 72||9 points||29lb 2oz|
|Jon Arthur||peg 39||9 points||21lb 2oz|
|John Whincup||peg 21||9 points||17lb 3oz|
|1st||Jamie Wilde||44 (dropping 8)||434lb 11oz|
|2nd||Rob Jones||44 (dropping 8)||425lb 5oz|
|3rd||John Whincup||43 (dropping 7)||613lb 1oz|
|4th||Des Shipp||43 (dropping 7)||437lb 1oz|
|5th||Darren Cox||43 (dropping 7)||396lb 12oz|
|6th||Paul Holland||40 (dropping 4)||544lb 8oz|
|7th||Tom Wallis||42 (dropping 7)||402lb 13oz|
|8th||Andy Dare||41 (dropping 6)||317lb 5oz|
|9th||Andy Power||39 (dropping 4)||438lb 10oz|
|10th||Jon Arthur||41 (dropping 7)||495lb 14oz|
|11th||Matt Grant||41 (dropping 7)||447lb 4oz|
|12th||Harry Billing||41 (dropping 7)||364lb 1oz|
|13th||Jack O’sulliven||40 (dropping 6)||401lb 9oz|
|14th||Steve Sanders||39 (dropping 5)||525lb 14oz|
|15th||Roy Gudgeon||39 (dropping 5)||325lb 7oz|
|16th||Mark Fox||37 (dropping 4)||438lb 3oz|
|17th||Mikey Williams||39 (dropping 7)||374lb 12oz|
|18th||Gary Webber||38 (dropping 6)||331lb 12oz|
|19th||Paul Tidball||37 (dropping 5)||332lb 5oz|
|20th||Carl Williams||36 (dropping 4)||461lb 11oz|
Well that’s the end of the Milo festival 2015 and it’s been a great week with it fishing consistently well from day one. Competition was tight with Paul Holland, Darren Cox and Des Shipp all winning their section 4 days in a row but by the last day everything changed when Jamie Wilde won his section on Acorn peg 13 which took him to the top of the board.
Congratulations to Jamie Wilde for winning the Milo festival taking home his £3,000 prize to go with the £25,000 he won here in October 2014 on the Parkdean Masters. Finishing a close second place was Rob Jones with a total weight of 425lb 5oz and in third place was John Whincup with a huge overall weight of 613lb 1oz well done guys. The biggest weight of the week went to Paul Holland for his massive catch of 230lb 12oz from peg 38 Bolingey.
A big thank you to Milo for once again sponsoring our festival here at White Acres, the continued support year on year is very much appreciated.
The Milo festival next year will be held on the week commencing Saturday 7th May 2016 so book your place now so you don’t miss out.