Preston Innovations Festival 2018

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This week we are running the Preston Innovations festival, its running with 168 anglers fishing for 5 days where the top 24 anglers will fish the Parkdean Resorts Masters this Saturday. The lakes being uses are A section Pollawyn, B section Twin Oaks split with Trelawney, C section Trewaters split with Acorn & Canal, D section Porth and E section Bolingey, please read on to see how the first days fishing went.

Day One

Pollawyn

First on the lake today was Ryan Laycock with 59lb 13oz from peg 28, Ryan spent most of his day fishing the short pole with meat and pellets shallow. Second was Tony Gilbert from peg 29 with 57lb 15oz, and third on the day was Chris Barley from peg 16 weighing 55lb 11oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Dale Shepherd   3 9   32lb 08oz
B   Chris Barley   16 9   55lb 11oz
C   Ryan Laycock   28 9   59lb 13oz
D   Gary Walker   52 9   30lb  
Twin Oaks | Trelawney

First on day one was Jordan Holloway from peg 14 Twin Oaks, Jordan fished the long pole with pellet weighing in 137lb 08oz, 2nd on the day was Dan Bennett from peg 16 Twin Oaks with 131lb 02oz catching on the method feeder and down the edge and 3rd was Ryan Bennett from peg 31 Twin Oaks with 86lb 10oz catching with worm and castor on pole.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Jordan Holloway 14 Twin Oaks 9   137lb 08oz
B   Ryan Bennett 31 Twin Oaks 9   86lb 10oz
C   Simon Jones 11 Trelawney 9   40lb 13oz
D   James Dent 21 Trelawney 9   57lb 12oz
Canal | Acorn | Trewaters

First overall was Jim Gladstone with 111lb 08oz from peg 3 Acorn, Jim spent his day on meat short and maggots down the edge. Second was Ian Fisk with 109lb 08oz from peg 17 Acorn, Ian caught on the long pole to island and also fished in the margins and in Third place was Matt Gronow from peg 4 Canal with 106lb 15oz catching on with bomb and braid.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Jon Hannon 27 Trewaters 9   80lb 02oz
B   Mike Mcmillan 41 Trewaters 9   84lb 05oz
C   Jim Gladstone 3 Acorn 9   111lb 08oz
D   Matt Gronow 4 Canal 9   106lb 15oz
Porth

First on the day Des Shipp from peg 77 with 58lb 10oz, 2nd on the day was Paul Holland from peg 21 with 37lb 10oz. And joint third on the day was Andy Leathers and from peg 18 and Bryan Travis from peg 86 both with 21lb 02oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Paul Holland   21 9   37lb 10oz
B   Gareth Gronow   34 9   16lb 05oz
C   Des Shipp   77 9   58lb 10oz
D   Bryan Travis   86 9   21lb 02oz
Bolingey

First on the day was Andy Bennett from peg 23 with 216lb 08oz, Andy fished the long pole with pellet and margins with corn. Second on the day was Jon Jowett from peg 35 with 158lb 06oz, Jon fished with corn and worm in the margins and third was Phil Canning from peg 15 with 144b 13oz, Phil swapped between the feeder and margins with maggot.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Jon Jowett   35 9   158lb 06oz
B   Craig Edmunds   9 9   125lb 15oz
C   Andy Bennett   23 9   216lb 08oz
D   Lee Turner   24 9   128lb 06oz
Top Results
Name Peg Points
1st Andy Bennett 9 216lb 08oz
2nd Jon Jowett 9 158lb 06oz
3rd Jordan Holloway 9 137lb 08oz
4th Lee Turner 9 128lb 06oz
5th Craig Edmunds 9 125lb 15oz
6th Jim Gladstone 9 111lb 08oz
7th Matt Gronow 9 106lb 15oz
8th Ryan Bennett 9 86lb 10oz
9th Mike Mcmillan 9 84lb 05oz
10th John Hannon 9 80lb 02oz
11th Ryan Laycock 9 59lb 13oz
12th Des Shipp 9 58lb 10oz
13th James Dent 9 57lb 12oz
14th Chris Barley 9 55lb 11oz
15th Simon Jones 9 40lb 13oz
16th Paul Holland 9 37lb 10oz
17th Dale Shepherd 9 32lb 08oz
18th Gary Walker 9 30lb  
19th Bryan Travis 9 21lb 02oz
20th Gareth Gronow 9 16lb 05oz

Day Two

Pollawyn

First on the lake today was Sam Collett with 52lb 03oz from peg 25, Sam fished method feeder tight to the edge. Second was Alan Scotthorne from peg 7 with 46lb 12oz, and 3rd on the day was Grant Albutt from peg 20 weighing 46lb.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Alan Scotthorne   7 9   46lb 12oz
B   Andy Bennett   21 9   38lb 13oz
C   Sam Collett   25 9   52lb 03oz
D   Jon Jowett   52 9   44lb  
Twin Oaks | Trelawney

First on day one was Keiron Rich from peg 12 Twin oaks, Keiron fished to the far bank on pellet waggler with 6mm pellet weighing 117lb 09oz, Second on the day was Stephen Rodgers from peg 27 Twin Oaks with 111lb 08oz catching on the pole at 10 metres with pellets in the margins. Third was Martin Harrell from peg 16 Twin Oaks with 100lb 04oz, Martin caught on the bomb and down the edge.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Keiron Rich 12 Twin Oaks 9   117lb 09oz
B   Stephen Rodgers 27 Twin Oaks 9   111lb 08oz
C   Stewart Brown 11 Trelawney 9   63lb 14oz
D   Jon Whincup 26 Trelawney 9   54lb 04oz
Canal | Acorn | Trewaters

First overall was Tom Scholey with 68lb 12oz from peg 3 Acorn, Tom spent all match fishing with casters down the edge. Second was Mickey Williams with 63lb 02oz from peg 47 Trewaters, Mickey caught on the long pole with pellet. Third was Alex Docherty from peg 18 Canal with 59lb 12oz catching on hard pellet across and down edge.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Jordan Holloway 19 Trewaters 9   57lb 05oz
B   Mickey Williams 47 Trewaters 9   63lb 02oz
C   Tom Scholey 3 Acorn 9   68lb 12oz
D   Alex Docherty 18 Canal 9   59lb 12oz
Porth

First on the day Matt Godfrey from peg 79 with 21lb 14oz. Second on the day was Tony Curd from peg 89 with 19lb 01oz, and third was Rob Jones from peg 16 with 18lb 14oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Rob Jones   16 9   18lb 14oz
B   Ben Hart   35 9   16lb 11oz
C   Matt Godfrey   79 9   21lb 14oz
D   Tony Curd   89 9   19lb 01oz
Bolingey

First on the day was David Turberville from peg 25 with 173lb 12oz, David fished with corn in the margins. Second on the day was Robert Kite from peg 36 with 150lb 15oz, And third was Andy Power from peg 1 with 137b 05oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Robert Kite   36 9   150lb 15oz
B   Dan White   16 9   129lb 01oz
C   Paul Holland   12 9   133lb 08oz
D   David Tuberville   25 9   173lb 12oz
Top Results
Name Peg Points
1st Andy Bennett 18 255lb 05oz
2nd Jon Jowett 18 202lb 06oz
3rd Jordan Holloway 18 194lb 13oz
4th Paul Holland 18 171lb 02oz
5th Des Shipp 17 194lb 08oz
6th Alan Scotthorne 17 124lb 07oz
7th John Hannan 17 96lb 06oz
8th Simon Jones 17 96lb 06oz
9th Sam Collett 16 189lb 03oz
10th Dan Bennett 16 160lb 08oz
11th Craig Edmunds 16 148lb 15oz
12th Dan White 16 144lb 07oz
13th Chris Barley 16 136lb 13oz
14th Jon Arthur 16 134lb 09oz
15th Dale Shepherd 16 121lb 01oz
16th Matt Gronow 16 118lb 15oz
17th Steve Conway 16 78lb 5oz
18th David Turberville 15 191lb 03oz
19th Robert Kite 15 168lb 02oz
20th Glenn Calvert 15 144lb 13oz
21st Ryan Bennett 15 124lb 10oz
22nd Grant Albutt 15 121lb 12oz
23rd Lee Farmer 15 112lb 14oz
24th Tony Gilbert 15 100lb 11oz

Day Three

Pollawyn

First on the lake today was David Turberville with 46lb 10oz from peg 26, David caught on the method feeder with pellet. Second was Andy Power from peg 21 with 46lb 08oz, Andy fished with worm across. Third on the day was Steve Nadin from peg 24 weighing 42lb 02oz catching on meat 2 + 2.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Andy Bailey   9 9   33lb 11oz
B   Andy Power   21 9   46lb 08oz
C   David Turberville   26 9   46lb 10oz
D   Dan White   55 9   25lb  
Twin Oaks | Trelawney

First on day one was Craig Edmunds from peg 35 Twin oaks, Craig fished with worm in the margins weighing 163lb 14oz, Second on the day was Andy Bennett from peg 27 Twin Oaks with 156lb.Third was Andy Nelson from peg 16 Twin Oaks with 123lb 02oz, Andy fished with pellet feeder and meat short

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Andy Nelson 16 Twin Oaks 9   123lb 02oz
B   Craig Edmunds 35 Twin Oaks 9   163lb 14oz
C   Lee Turner 5 Trelawney 9   85lb 04oz
D   Simon Fry 23 Trelawney 9   88lb 14oz
Canal | Acorn | Trewaters

First overall Chris Barley with 105lb 01oz from peg 21 Trewaters, Chris spent all match fishing on the pellet feeder. Second was Tony Gilbert with 101lb 01oz from peg 31 Trewaters. Third was Darren Cox from peg 3 Acorn with 71lb 08oz catching on casters short down the edge.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Chris Barley 21 Trewaters 9   105lb 01oz
B   Keith Vaughan 51 Trewaters 9   59lb 04oz
C   Darren Cox 3 Acorn 9   71lb 08oz
D   Steve Barraclough 12 Canal 9   55lb 12oz
Porth

First on the day was James Dent from peg 85 with 40lb 14oz, James fished at 13 metres with worms. Second on the day was Ritchie Hull from peg 86 with 25lb 06oz, and third was John Harvey from peg 21 with 21lb 06oz, John fished short pole with pinkies.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   John Harvey   21 9   21lb 06oz
B   Jordan Holloway   36 9   19lb 15oz
C   Scott Puddy   76 9   12lb 04oz
D   James Dent   85 9   40lb 14oz
Bolingey

First on the day was Steve Hutter from peg 34 with 201lb 04oz, Steve fished at 5 metres with meat and corn in the margins. Second on the day was Paul Burton from peg 36 with 174lb 13oz, and third was Mike McMillan from peg 11 with 156b 08oz, with worm in the margins.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Steve Hutter   34 9   201lb 04oz
B   Kevin Wadge   9 9   114lb 01oz
C   Mike Mcmillan   11 9   156lb 08oz
D   Nick Speed   31 9   144lb 07oz
Top Results
Name Peg Points
1st Jordan Holloway 27 214lb 12oz
2nd Andy Bennett 26 411lb 05oz
3rd Craig Edmunds 25 312lb 13oz
4th Chris Barley 25 241lb 14oz
5th Des Shipp 25 226lb 03oz
6th Paul Holland 25 202lb 05oz
7th Dan White 25 169lb 07oz
8th Sam Collett 24 254lb 15oz
9th Mike Mcmillan 24 251lb 06oz
10th David Turberville 24 237lb 13oz
11th Dan Bennett 24 172lb 04oz
12th James Dent 24 124lb 12oz
13th Jon Jowett 23 255lb 02oz
14th Nick Speed 23 228lb 12oz
15th Grant Albutt 23 227lb 08oz
16th Tony Gilbert 23 201lb 12oz
17th Darren Cox 23 179lb 04oz
18th Jon Arthur 23 166lb 14oz
19th Dale Shepherd 23 164lb 15oz
20th Paul Burton 22 235lb 03oz
21st Robert Kite 22 204lb 03oz
22nd Andy Power 22 199lb 15oz
23rd Alan Scotthorne 22 161lb 09oz
24th Ryan Bennett 22 143lb 14oz

Day Four

Pollawyn

First on the lake today was Francis O’Reilly with 69lb 10oz from peg 15, Francis caught with pellet shallow. Second was Paul Burton from peg 24 with 57lb 10oz, and third on the day was Matt Godfrey from peg 19 weighing 47lb 12oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Ben Hart   9 9   37lb 04oz
B   Francis O’Reilly   15 9   69lb 10oz
C   Matt Godfrey   19 9   47lb 12oz
D   Nick Speed   41 9   33lb 10oz
Twin Oaks | Trelawney

First on day one was Paul Holland from peg 156 Twin oaks, Paul fished the waggler weighing 136lb 08oz, second on the day was Dan White from peg 29 Trelawney with 118lb 05oz fishing bomb and meat and shallow with casters. Third was Andy Power from peg 30 Trelawney with 112lb 09oz, Andy caught on the long pole with hard pellet.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Paul Holland 16 Twin Oaks 9   136lb 08oz
B   Dan White 29 Twin Oaks 9   118lb 05oz
C   Gareth Gronow 3 Trelawney 9   46lb 06oz
D   Andy Power 30 Trelawney 9   112lb 09oz
Canal | Acorn | Trewaters

First overall Craig Edmunds with 79lb 10oz from peg 17 Acorn, Craig spent all match fishing the long pole with casters shallow. Second was Ryan McKinlay with 77lb 04oz from peg 3 Acorn, Ryan caught down the edge with corn and third was Jon Jowett from peg 27 Trewaters with 76lb 09oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Jon Jowett 27 Trewaters 9   76lb 09oz
B   Andy Bennett 37 Trewaters 9   75lb 12oz
C   Craig Edmunds 17 Acorn 9   79lb 10oz
D   Gavin Leversidge 14 Canal 9   60lb 14oz
Porth

First on the day Harry Billing from peg 85 with 26lb 07oz, Harry fished the short pole and maggots. Second on the day was Chris Barley from peg 86 with 21lb 11oz, and third was Jason Collins from peg 83 with 18lb 12oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Tony Gilbert   19 9   14lb 14oz
B   Vince Brown   39 9   13lb 09oz
C   Jon Whincup   75 9   18lb 10oz
D   Harry Billing   85 9   26lb 07oz
Bolingey

First on the day was Simon Jones from peg 37 with 175lb 10oz, Simon fished the short pole with maggots. Second on the day was James Dent from peg 33 with 167lb 05oz, James fished the short pole with meat and third was Scott Puddy from peg 35 with 141lb 15oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Simon Jones   37 9   175lb 10oz
B   Alex Docherty   21 9   77lb 06oz
C   James Dent   33 9   167lb 05oz
D   Ryan Bennett   29 9   85lb 10oz
Top Results
Name Peg Points
1st Andy Bennett 35 487lb 01oz
2nd Craig Edmunds 34 392lb 07oz
3rd Paul Holland 34 338lb 13oz
4th Dan White 34 287lb 12oz
5th Jordan Holloway 33 318lb 13oz
6th Des Shipp 33 302lb 03oz
7th James Dent 33 292lb 01oz
8th Chris Barley 33 263lb 09oz
9th Jon Jowett 32 331lb 11oz
10th Nick Speed 32 262lb 06oz
11th Tony Gilbert 32 216lb 10oz
12th David Turberville 31 346lb 14oz
13th Sam Collett 31 313lb 05oz
14th Andy Power 31 312lb 08oz
15th Simon Jones 31 283lb 10oz
16th Ryan Bennett 31 229lb 08oz
17th Dale Shepherd 31 177lb 10oz
18th Paul Burton 30 292lb 13oz
19th Matt Godfrey 30 263lb 09oz
20th Scott Puddy 30 246lb 11oz
21st Darren Cox 30 189lb 15oz
22nd Steve Hutter 29 319lb 07oz
23rd Mike Mcmillan 29 272lb 06oz
24th Dan Bennett 29 246lb 13oz

Final Day

Pollawyn

Day five winner was Mick Lees with 72lb 09oz from peg 30, Mick fished the pole with meat. Second was Ryan Lidgard from peg 32 with 54lb 11oz, Ryan caught on the short pole with meat. And third on the day was Richie Hull from peg 20 weighing 52lb 07oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   John Harvey   1 9   22lb 02oz
B   Ryan Lidgard   32 9   54lb 11oz
C   Mick Lees   30 9   72lb 09oz
D   Ryan Bennett   36 9   52lb 02oz
Twin Oaks | Trelawney

First on day one was Ian Fisk from peg 27 Twin Oaks, weighing in with 163lb 08oz, Second on the day was Tony Watson from peg 31 Twin Oaks with 159lb 12oz. Third was Francis O’Reilly from peg 6 Twin Oaks with 156lb 10oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Francis O’Reilly 6 Twin Oaks 9   156lb 10oz
B   Ian Fisk 27 Twin Oaks 9   163lb 08oz
C   Dave Geldart 5 Trelawney 9   86lb  
D   Mike Mcmillan 30 Trelawney 9   76lb 12oz
Canal | Acorn | Trewaters

First overall was Robert Kite with 110lb 10oz from peg 33 Trewaters. Second was Simon Gould with 98lb 02oz from peg 16 Canal, Simon caught on the method feeder with maggots. Third was Des Shipp from peg 31 Trewaters, with 96lb 04oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Robert Kite 33 Trewaters 9   110lb 10oz
B   Paul Holland 47 Trewaters 9   59lb 07oz
C   Jon Arthur 5 Acorn 9   77lb  
D   Simon Gould 16 Canal 9   98lb 02oz
Porth

First on the day Alan Scotthorne from peg 40, with 26lb 02oz. Second on the day was Callum Dicks from peg 79 with 23lb 10oz and third was Lee Turner from peg 33 with 21lb 14oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Gavin Leversidge   22 9   13lb 11oz
B   Alan Scotthorne   40 9   26lb 02oz
C   Callum Dicks   79 9   23lb 10oz
D   Jon Jowett   87 9   18lb 02oz
Bolingey

First on the day was Chris Barley from peg 35 with 160lb 06oz, Chris fished with meat short. Second on the day was Tom Edwards from peg 12 with 156lb 11oz, and 3rd was Lee Riley from peg 34 with 149lb 12oz.

Section Winners
Section Name Peg Points Weight
A   Chris Barley   35 9   160lb 06oz
B   Dale Shepherd   10 9   113lb 10oz
C   Tom Edwards   12 9   156lb 11oz
D   Jason Collins   24 9   142lb 09oz
Top Results
Name Points Dropping Weight
1st Paul Holland 36 7 398lb 04oz
2nd Jon Jowett 36 5 348lb 13oz
3rd Andy Bennett 35 8 504lb 04oz
4th Chris Barley 35 7 423lb 15oz
5th James Dent 35 6 307lb 15oz
6th Ryan Bennett 34 6 281lb 10oz
7th Craig Edmunds 34 5 404lb 15oz
8th Dan White 34 4 344lb 08oz
9th Des Shipp 33 8 398lb 07oz
10th Dale Shepherd 33 7 291lb 04oz
11th Andy Power 33 5 382lb 11oz
12th Mike McMillan 33 5 349lb 02oz
13th Jordan Holloway 33 4 329lb 05oz
14th Darren Cox 32 6 334lb 07oz
15th Scott Puddy 32 6 283lb 09oz
16th Simon Jones 32 5 290lb 02oz
17th Jon Arthur 32 5 274lb 12oz
18th Callum Dicks 32 5 266lb 01oz
19th Steve Hutter 32 4 370lb 13oz
20th Harry Billing 32 4 256lb 03oz
21st Nick Speed 32 3 293lb 04oz
22nd Gavin Leversidge 32 3 229lb 07oz
23rd Tony Gilbert 32 1 277lb 10oz
24th Tom Edwards 31 6 299lb 08oz
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