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This week we are holding our Summer Veterans festival specifically for the over 55’s. We have a full house of 40 anglers fishing over Twin Oaks, Acorn and Canal on 5 peg sections rotating over 4 days.
Let’s see how the anglers fished the first day…
Steve Potter was the lake winner today with 93lb 7oz, Steve fished the pellet feeder and the short pole from peg 15. Albert Williams on peg 17 finished in second place weighing in at 87lb 9oz, fishing with pellet. Finishing third on peg 14 with a weight of 79lb 14oz was John White.
|Martin Austin||peg 3||5 points||58lb 06oz|
|Steve Potter||peg 15||5 points||93lb 07oz|
In first place on peg 19 was Simon Gould with 122lb 4oz. Simon fished the pellet feeder. Andrew Dargue took second place on peg 25 with 104lb 8oz also fishing the pellet feeder. Finishing in third place was Andy Read on peg 30 with 98lb 8oz fishing the hybrid feeder at 6 meters with dead reds.
|Simon Gould||peg 19||5 points||122lb 04oz|
|Andy Read||peg 30||5 points||98lb 08oz|
First on the day was Graham Stokes With 56lb 13oz from peg 13, Graham caught mainly F1s on caster shallow, with a few on pellet. Tony Oatley finished in second place with a weight of 45lb 8oz from peg 3. Tony fished the pellet feeder with paste in the margins, catching carp and F1s. Tony Burt finished in third place on peg 7 with a weight of 41lb 7oz.
|Tony Oatley||peg 3||5 points||45lb 08oz|
|Graham Stokes||peg 13||5 points||56lb 13oz|
First overall on Canal was Michelle Webster from peg 19 with 44lb 12oz fishing the method feeder with 6mm banded pellet to catch mainly F1s. Second was Geoff Harries with 25lb on peg 11. Finishing third was Kevin Edwards from peg 7 with 22lb 5oz, catching F1s on worm over pellet.
|Kevin Edwards||peg 7||5 points||22lb 05oz|
|Michelle Webster||peg 19||5 points||44lb 12oz|
|1st||Simon Gould||5||122lb 04oz|
|2nd||Andy Read||5||98lb 08oz|
|3rd||Steve Potter||5||93lb 07oz|
|4th||Martin Austin||5||58lb 06oz|
|5th||Graham Stokes||5||56lb 13oz|
|6th||Tony Oatley||5||45lb 08oz|
|7th||Michelle Webster||5||44lb 12oz|
|8th||Kevin Edwards||5||22lb 05oz|
|9th||Andrew Dargue||4||104lb 08oz|
|10th||Albert Williams||4||87lb 09oz|
Let’s see how the anglers fished on day two…
Steve Potter was the lake winner today with 129lb 14oz, Steve fished the 6m with worm and caster from peg 36. Albert Williams on peg 25 finished in second place weighing in at 83lb 12oz. Finishing third on peg 32 with a weight of 55lb 14oz was Martin Austin.
|Albert Williams||peg 25||5 points||83lb 12oz|
|Steve Potter||peg 36||5 points||129lb 14oz|
In first place on peg 15 was Simon Gould with 70lb 12oz. Simon fished the pellet feeder. Ian Harrington took second place on peg 9 with 58lb 12oz fishing meat in the margins, catching carp and F1s. Finishing in third place was John Ellis on peg 13 with 58lb 10oz.
|Ian Harrington||peg 9||5 points||58lb 12oz|
|Simon Gould||peg 15||5 points||70lb 12oz|
First on the day was Graham Stokes With 86lb 13oz from peg 19, Graham caught mainly F1s on caster shallow, with casters in the margins. Vincent O’Connor finished in second place with a weight of 41lb 7oz from peg 17. Tony Oatley finished in third place on peg 13 with a weight of 39lb 3oz.
|Dave Webster||peg 5||5 points||37lb 12oz|
|Graham Stokes||peg 19||5 points||86lb 13oz|
First overall on day two was Jim Smith from peg 15 with 110lb 4oz. Jim fished 6mm pellet. Second was Geoff Harries with 91lb 2oz on peg 12. Finishing third was Paul Jones from peg 18 with 74lb 10oz.
|Kevin Edwards||peg 7||5 points||69lb 14oz|
|Jim Smith||peg 15||5 points||110lb 04oz|
|1st||Steve Potter||10||223lb 05oz|
|3rd||Graham Stokes||10||143lb 10oz|
|4th||Kevin Edwards||10||92lb 03oz|
|5th||Albert Williams||9||171lb 05oz|
|6th||Martin Austin||9||114lb 04oz|
|7th||Andrew Dargue||8||153lb 06oz|
|8th||Andy Read||8||121lb 04oz|
|9th||Geoff Harris||8||116lb 02oz|
|10th||Ian Harrington||8||115lb 04oz|
Let’s see how the anglers did on day three…
Albert Williams was the lake winner today with 53lb, Albert fished the method feeder from peg 13. Steve Potter on peg 15 finished in second place weighing in at 49lb. Finishing third on peg 1 with a weight of 24lb was Michael Owens. Michael fished the long pole with pellet, catching mostly carp.
|Michael Owens||peg 1||5 points||24lb|
|Albert Williams||peg 13||5 points||53lb|
In first place on peg 3 was Tony Holdsworth with 49lb 14oz. Ian Harrington took second place on peg 5 with 43lb 8oz. Finishing in third place was Simon Gould on peg 13 with 39lb 10oz.
|Tony Holdsworth||peg 3||5 points||49lb 14oz|
|Simon Gould||peg 13||5 points||39lb 10oz|
First on the day was Tony Oatley with 141lb 14oz from peg 3, Tony caught on Pellet. Andrew Havenhand finished in second place with a weight of 128lb 8oz from peg 17. Vincent O’Connor finished in third place on peg 15 with a weight of 122lb 2oz.
|Tony Oatley||peg 3||5 points||141lb 14oz|
|Andrew Havenhand||peg 17||5 points||128lb 08oz|
First overall on day three was Kevin Edwards from peg 27 with 69lb. Kevin fished the method feeder. Second was Malcolm Jolley with 55lb 15oz on peg 23. Finishing third was Geoff Harris from peg 30 with 54lb 13oz.
|Kevin Edwards||peg 27||5 points||69lb|
|Geoff Harris||peg 30||5 points||54lb 13oz|
|1st||Simon Gould||15||232lb 10oz|
|2nd||Kevin Edwards||15||161lb 03oz|
|3rd||Steve Potter||14||272lb 05oz|
|4th||Albert Williams||14||224lb 05oz|
|5th||Martin Austin||14||138lb 04oz|
|6th||Tony Oatley||13||226lb 09oz|
|7th||Geoff Harris||13||170lb 15oz|
|8th||Graham Stokes||12||232lb 13oz|
|9th||Andrew Havenhand||12||198lb 05oz|
|10th||Dave Webster||12||167lb 04oz|
With some impressive weights being caught on Twin Oaks this week, and some glorious weather, let’s see how the anglers did on the final day of the festival…
Roy Minshull was the lake winner today with 38lb 12oz on peg 19, Roy fished casters in the margins, catching mostly F1s with a bonus Tench. Albert Williams on peg 15 finished in second place weighing in at 32lb. Albert caught mostly F1s on pellet and worm. Finishing third on peg 7 with a weight of 38lb 8oz was Martin Austin. Martin caught with corn in the margins.
|Martin Austin||peg 7||5 points||31lb 08oz|
|Roy Minshull||peg 19||5 points||38lb 12oz|
In first place on peg 18 was Simon Gould with 181lb 4oz. Andrew Dargue took second place on peg 3 with 142lb 4oz. Finishing in third place was Andy Read on peg 17 with 121lb 2oz.
|Andrew Dargue||peg 3||5 points||142lb 04oz|
|Simon Gould||peg 18||5 points||181lb 04oz|
First on the day was Tony Oatley with 99lb 8oz from peg 21, Tony caught on paste in the margins. Vincent O’Connor finished in second place with a weight of 86lb 12oz from peg 32. Dave Webster finished in third place on peg 23 with a weight of 83lb 4oz.
|Tony Oatley||peg 21||5 points||99lb 08oz|
|Vincent O’Connor||peg 32||5 points||86lb 12oz|
Joint first overall on the final day were Kevin Edwards from peg 5 and Jim Smith on peg 13 with 37lb 8oz. Kevin fished the method feeder, catching mostly F1s. Jim caught with corn in the margins. Third on Acorn was Kevin Samuels on peg 17 with 26lb 2oz.
|Kevin Edwards||peg 5||5 points||37lb 08oz|
|James Smith||peg 13||5 points||37lb 08oz|
|1st||Simon Gould||20||413lb 14oz|
|2nd||Kevin Edwards||20||198lb 11oz|
|3rd||Tony Oatley||18||326lb 01oz|
|4th||Albert Williams||18||256lb 05oz|
|5th||Steve Potter||17||286lb 05oz|
|6th||Vincent O’Connor||16||279lb 02oz|
|7th||Dave Webster||16||250lb 08oz|
|8th||Jim Smith||16||208lb 15oz|
|9th||Martin Austin||16||169lb 12oz|
|10th||Michael Owens||16||138lb 09oz|