Pepsi Cola Winter Veterans 2019 – Day One

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Welcome to the Winter Veterans festival 2019. We have 120 anglers over the age of 55 fishing over 5 days in 6 peg sections rotating between Twin Oaks, Trelawney, Jennys, Pollawyn, Sycamore and Python.

Day One

Twin Oaks

Today’s winner was Gary Skerrett from peg 15 with 100lb 7oz, Gary fished the pellet feeder and worm down the edge. Danny Sixsmith managed second place with 87lb 8oz from peg 28, Danny fished with chopped worm and caster. Finishing third on peg 14 with a weight of 74lb 6oz was Roy Beasley, Roy fished using bomb and pellet also worm down the edge.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
Tony Butler   10 6   39lb 6oz
Gary Skerrett   15 6   100lb 7oz
Jo Roberts   21 6   53lb 3oz
Danny Sixsmith   28 6   87lb 8oz

First place on Trelawney was Gary Bell from peg 10 with 80lb 6oz, Gary fished with maggots and caster down the edge. Second place on the day was Alan Tuck from peg 11, Alan caught with maggot 2 + 1 in front. Mike Codd finished in third place with 45lb from peg 16, Mike caught at 13 metres with 4mm pellet.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
Malcolm Johnson   5 6   37lb 6oz
Gary Bell   10 6   80lb 6oz
Mike Codd   16 6   45lb  
Mick Gibbs   27 6   34lb 8oz

First place on Jenny’s was Peter Clark from peg 19 with 44lb 2oz, Peter fished with micro pellets on the method feeder. Second on the day was Tony Burt on from peg 22 with 33lb 8oz, Third place was Paul Clegg from peg 8 with 28lb 1oz.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
Martin Andrews   2 6   24lb 1oz
Paul Clegg   8 6   28lb 1oz
Tony Troth   13 6   21lb 12oz
Peter Clark   19 6   44lb 2oz

Andy Dare took first place today with a weight of 43lb 13oz from peg 29, Andy caught short with maggot. Second place on the day was Geoff Vallance from peg 18 with 40lb 13oz. Third place went to Pete Bowles from peg 26, with a weight of 40lb 5oz.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
Liam O’Donoghue   11 6   29lb 9oz
Graham Scott   23 6   34lb  
Geoff Vallance   18 6   40lb 13oz
Andy Dare   29 6   43lb 13oz
Python | Sycamore

Dave Cleaver took first place today with a weight of 37lb 8oz from peg 9, Dave caught top 2 with casters. Second place on the day was Martin Austin from peg 15 with 35lb 8oz, Martin caught on the pellet feeder. Third place went to Mick Wilkinson from peg 26, with a weight of 29lb 8oz.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
Dave Cleaver   9 6   37lb 8oz
Martin Austin   15 6   35lb 8oz
Simon Gould   10 6   24lb 10oz
Mick Wilkinson   26 6   29lb 8oz
Top Results
Name Points Weight
1st Gary Skerrett 6 100lb 7oz
2nd Danny Sixsmith 6 87lb 8oz
3rd Gary Bell 6 80lb 6oz
4th Jo Roberts 6 53lb 3oz
5th Mike Codd 6 45lb  
6th Peter Clark 6 44lb 2oz
7th Andy Dare 6 43lb 13oz
8th Geoff Vallance 6 40lb 13oz
9th Tony Butler 6 39lb 6oz
10th David Cleaver 6 37lb 8oz
11th Malcolm Johnson 6 37lb 6oz
12th Martin Austin 6 35lb 8oz
13th Mick Gibbs 6 34lb 8oz
14th Graham Scott 6 34lb  
15th Liam O’Donoghue 6 29lb 9oz
16th Mick Wilkinson 6 29lb 8oz
17th Paul Clegg 6 28lb 1oz
18th Simon Gould 6 24lb 10oz
19th Martin Andrews 6 24lb 1oz
20th Tony Troth 6 21lb 12oz