Virgin Festival 2017 – Day One

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This week we are holding our Virgin English Festival which is specifically for the club angler, there will be 95 fishing over 6 peg sections rotating daily on Trelawney, Acorn & Canal, Python and Trewaters.

With a scorching hot start to the week, and looking set to continue, let’s see how the anglers fished on day one…

Day One

‘A’ Section Trelawney

First on the lake today was Mick Evans with 57lb 4oz from peg 17. Mick spent most of his day fishing the 13 meter pole shallow with caster, 2nd was Ian Carley from peg 14 with 50lb 8oz. Ian fished the 11 meter pole shallow with caster and 3rd on the day was Jamie Booth from peg 22 with 50lb 6oz, fishing the method feeder.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
A Mick Warner Peg 32 6 points 14lb 14oz
B Ian Carley peg 14 6 points 50lb 08oz
C Mick Evans Peg 17 6 points 57lb 04oz
D David Fantom Peg 29 6 points 35lb 12oz
‘B’ Section, Acorn and Canal

First on day one was Andrew Fantom from peg 1 Acorn. Alan swapped between the tip and margins to weigh In with 63lb 12oz, catching mainly F1s and Carp, 2nd on the day was Terry French from peg 10 Acorn with 59lb 08oz, fishing dead maggot in the margins and 3rd was Ricky Broadway from peg 3 Acorn with 52lb 12oz. Ricky fished the method feeder.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
A Andrew Fantom peg 1 Acorn 6 points 63lb 12oz
B Terry French peg 10 Acorn 6 points 59lb 08oz
C Brendan Turner peg 3 Canal 6 points 20 lb 04oz
D Reg Barrass peg 18 Canal 6 points 25lb 01oz
‘C’ Section, Python

First overall on Python was Andy Brookman with 31lb 02oz from peg 27, Andy fished the pellet feeder tight, 2nd was Paul Cripps with 27lb from peg 20. Paul caught most of his fish on worm in the margins and 3rd on the lake was Melvyn Hodgson from peg 21 with 26lb 4oz. Melvin also caught on worm in the margins.

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
A Jez Livsey peg 9 6 points 24lb 12oz
B Kevin Carter peg 15 6 points 18lb 04oz
C Andy Brookman peg 27 6 points 31lb 02oz
D Dennis Finch peg 30 6 points 24lb 06oz
‘D’ Section Trewaters

First on the day at Trewaters was James Wallace from peg 50, with 70lb 12oz fishing the tip, 2nd on the day was Elliot Fay from peg 31 with58lb 13oz. Elliot also fished the tip, and 3rd was David Britten from peg 26 with 57lb 02oz, David caught on worm in the margins.
Section Winners

Section Winners
Name Peg Points Weight
A Elliot Fay peg 31 6 points 58lb 13oz
B David Britten peg 26 6 points 57lb 02oz
C Gary Walker peg 43 6 points 35lb 10oz
D James Wallace peg 50 6 points 70lb 12oz
Top Ten
Position Name Points Weight
1st James Wallace 6 70lb 12oz
2nd Andrew Fantom 6 63lb 12oz
3rd Terry French 6 59lb 08oz
4th Elliot Fay 6 58lb 13oz
5th Mick Evans 6 57lb 04oz
6th David Britten 6 57lb 02oz
7th Ian Carley 6 50lb 08oz
8th David Fantom 6 35lb 12oz
9th Gary Walker 6 35lb 10oz
10th Andy Brookman 6 31lb 02oz