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This week we are holding our Summer Veterans festival specifically for the over 55’s. We have a full house with 40 anglers fishing over Twin Oaks, Acorn and Canal on 5 peg sections rotating over 4 days.
Let’s see how the anglers fished on day one…
Simon Gould was the lake winner today with 157lb 2oz, Simon fished method feeder with pellet and the occasional fish on the bomb from peg 13. Andy Partridge on peg 14 finished in second place weighing in at 135lb 4oz. Finishing third on peg 5 with a weight of 92lb 8oz was Andy Read. Dick Clegg took fourth place on peg 17 weighing in at 89lb 8oz.
|Andy Read||peg 5||5 points||92lb 8oz|
|Simon Gould||peg 13||5 points||157lb 2oz|
In first place on peg 33 was today’s winner for B section Andy Dare with 125lb 4oz. Andy fished feeder with meat. Mick Wilkinson took second place on peg 27 with 59lb fishing feeder. Finishing in third place was Bill Galt on peg 31 with 57lb 2oz. With a weight of 55lb 4oz Pete Byrne finished in fourth place from peg 24.
|Mick Wilkinson||peg 27||5 points||59lb|
|Andy Dare||peg 33||5 points||125lb 4oz|
With 167lb 12oz Steve Prowse secured himself first place fishing pellet feeder with 6mm pellets. Tony Oatley finished in second place with a weight of 111lb 10oz from peg 18. Tony fished worm over ground bait down the edge. Joe Roberts finished in third place on peg 1 with a weight of 77lb. Harry Billing had 73lb 1oz off peg 11 giving him fourth place.
|Steve Prowse||peg 3||5 points||167lb 12oz|
|Tony Oatley||peg 18||5 points||111lb 10oz|
Fishing pellet feeder with dead maggots and catching mainly F1’s was Robin Payne with 66lb 5oz on peg 19. Taking second place on peg 17 with a weight of 48lb 10oz was Tony Troth fishing down the edge at 6 metres with pellet. Finishing third was Gary Bell fishing long with feeder down the edge from peg 5 and weighing 44lb 15oz. On peg 13 Tony Cocks finished in fourth place with a weight of 43lb 7oz fishing short with corn.
|Gary Bell||peg 5||5 points||44lb 15oz|
|Robin Payne||peg 19||5 points||66lb 5oz|
|1st||Steve Prowse||5||167lb 12oz|
|2nd||Simon Gould||5||157lb 2oz|
|3rd||Andy Dare||5||125lb 4oz|
|4th||Tony Oatley||5||111lb 10oz|
|5th||Andy Read||5||92lb 8oz|
|6th||Robin Payne||5||66lb 5oz|
|7th||Mick Wilkinson||5||59lb 0oz|
|8th||Gary Bell||5||44lb 15oz|
|9th||Andy Partridge||4||135lb 4oz|
|10th||Joe Roberts||4||77lb 0oz|
|11th||Trevor Faulkner||4||75lb 12oz|
|12th||Harry Billing||4||73lb 1oz|
|13th||Billy Goult||4||57lb 2oz|
|14th||Pete Byrne||4||55lb 4oz|
|15th||Tony Troth||4||48lb 10oz|
|16th||Tony Holdsworth||4||38lb 1oz|
|17th||Dick Clegg||3||89lb 8oz|
|18th||Malcolm Johnson||3||63lb 12oz|
|19th||Martin Austin||3||55lb 6oz|
|20th||Mik O’Gorman||3||49lb 12oz|
Mal Proctor was the lake winner today with 108lb 2oz fishing from peg 24. Andy Partridge on peg 28 finished in second place fishing top kit bagging himself Carp and F1’s and weighing in at 93lb 6oz. Finishing third on peg 21 with 75lb 12oz was Martin Austin. Trevor Faulkner took fourth place on peg 34 weighing in at 74lb 8oz.
|Mal Proctor||peg 24||5 points||108lb 2oz|
|Andy Partridge||peg 28||5 points||93lb 6oz|
In first place on peg 13 was Pete Byrne with 116lb 10oz. Pete fished bomb with an 8mm pellet on the hook. Andy Dare took second place on peg 5 with 99lb 10oz fishing at 4 metres with paste over pellet. Fishing in the margins with pellet was Mike O’Gorman on peg 16 with 60lb 12oz. With a weight of 52lb 2oz John Pantry finished in fourth place from peg 9.
|Andy Dare||peg 5||5 points||99lb 10oz|
|Pete Byrne||peg 13||5 points||116lb 10oz|
Catching mainly Carp and F1’s with pellet feeder Steve Prowse secured himself first place with 90lb 4oz from peg 13. Malcolm Johnson finished in second place with a weight of 70lb 15oz from peg 17. Malcolm fished pellet feeder. Tony Oatley finished in third place on peg 15 with a weight of 68lb 14oz fishing paste. Harry Billing had 66lb 4oz from peg 5 giving him fourth place fishing paste at 5 metres.
|Harry Billing||peg 5||5 points||66lb 4oz|
|Steve Prowse||peg 13||5 points||90lb 4oz|
Fishing pellet feeder Pete Upton had 177lb 8oz on peg 16. Taking second place on peg 17 with a weight of 156lb 6oz was Gary Bell fishing down the edge. Finishing third was Ian Turner fishing tip and short pole from peg 14 and weighing 129lb 12oz. On peg 11 Tony Holdsworth finished in fourth place with 101lb 12oz fishing paste down the edge and pellet feeder.
|Tony Troth||peg 1||5 points||64lb 2oz|
|Pete Upton||peg 16||5 points||177lb 8oz|
|1st||Steve Prowse||10||258lb 0oz|
|2nd||Andy Dare||10||224lb 14oz|
|3rd||Andy Partridge||9||228lb 10oz|
|4th||Gary Bell||9||201lb 5oz|
|5th||Pete Byrne||9||171lb 14oz|
|6th||Harry Billing||9||139lb 5oz|
|7th||Tony Troth||9||112lb 12oz|
|8th||Robin Payne||9||111lb 7oz|
|9th||Tony Oatley||8||180lb 8oz|
|10th||Trevor Faulkner||8||150lb 4oz|
|11th||Andy Read||8||150lb 2oz|
|12th||Mick Wilkinson||8||107lb 8oz|
|13th||Peter Upton||7||194lb 0oz|
|14th||Simon Gould||7||192lb 14oz|
|15th||Mal Proctor||7||165lb 10oz|
|16th||Malcolm Johnson||7||134lb 11oz|
|17th||Martin Austin||7||131lb 2oz|
|18th||Mike O’gorman||7||110lb 8oz|
|19th||John Pantry||7||99lb 14oz|
|20th||Tony Holdsworth||6||139lb 13oz|
Trevor Faulkner was the lake winner today on Acorn with 66lb fishing top 3 kit with 6mm banded pellet from peg 15. Mal Proctor on peg 5 finished in second place fishing short pole with pellet and weighing 62lb 8oz. Finishing third on peg 3 with 54lb 9oz was Simon Gould. Andy Partridge took fourth place on peg 7 weighing in at 54lb.
|Mal Proctor||peg 5||5 points||62lb 8oz|
|Trevor Faulkner||peg 15||5 points||66lb|
In first place on peg 17 was Mick Wilkinson with 40lb 6oz. Mick fished tight to the far bank with pellet feeder. Bill Galt took second place on peg 13 with 36lb 4oz fishing pellet feeder. Fishing pellet feeder at 6 metres was John Pantry on peg 11 with 32lb 10oz. With a weight of 27lb 12oz Tony Burt finished in fourth place from peg 19.
|Andy Dare||peg 9||5 points||26lb 10oz|
|Mick Wilkinson||peg 17||5 points||40lb 6oz|
Fishing waggler Malcolm Johnson secured himself first place with 163lb 8oz from peg 17. Harry Billing finished in second place with a weight of 117lb 10oz from peg 13. Steve Prowsey finished in third place on peg 3 with a weight of 66lb 2oz fishing pellet feeder tight to the far bank. Tony Oatley had 64lb 2oz from peg 9 giving him fourth place.
|Steve Prowse||peg 3||5 points||66lb 2oz|
|Malcolm Johnson||peg 17||5 points||136lb 8oz|
Fishing pellet feeder and corn down the edge Gary Bell had 103lb 5oz from peg 27. Taking second place on peg 21 with a weight of 97lb 14oz was Ian Turner fishing pellet feeder with 8mm pellet down the edge. Finishing third was Pete Upton fishing feeder with 6mm pellet from peg 31 and weighing 95lb 12oz. On peg 30 Steve Warner finished in fourth place with 76lb 12oz.
|Gary Bell||peg 27||5 points||103lb 5oz|
|Pete Upton||peg 31||5 points||95lb 12oz|
|1st||Steve Prowse||15||324lb 2oz|
|2nd||Andy Dare||15||251lb 8oz|
|3rd||Gary Bell||14||304lb 10oz|
|4th||Harry Billing||13||256lb 15oz|
|5th||Trevor Faulkner||13||216lb 4oz|
|6th||Mick Wilkinson||13||147lb 14oz|
|7th||Malcolm Johnson||12||298lb 3oz|
|8th||Pete Upton||12||289lb 12oz|
|9th||Andy Partridge||12||282lb 10oz|
|10th||Tony Oatley||12||244lb 10oz|
|11th||Mal Proctor||12||228lb 2oz|
|12th||Andy Read||12||201lb 13oz|
|13th||Robin Payne||12||182lb 15oz|
|14th||Simon Gould||11||247lb 7oz|
|15th||Pete Byrne||11||181lb 10oz|
|16th||Tony Troth||11||164lb 2oz|
|17th||Steve Warner||10||143lb 13oz|
|18th||John Pantry||10||132lb 8oz|
|19th||Mike O’gorman||10||129lb 4oz|
|20th||Bill Galt||10||114lb 6oz|
Simon Gould was the lake winner today with 47lb 2oz fishing feeder down the edge catching F1’s and 2 bonus Carp from peg 13. Mal Proctor on peg 15 finished in second place with 42lb 12oz. Finishing third on peg 17 with 33lb was Neil Edwards. Jim Heasmen took fourth place on peg 19 weighing in at 32lb 8oz.
|Andy Read||peg 7||5 points||24lb 2oz|
|Simon Gould||peg 13||5 points||47lb 2oz|
In first place on peg 14 was Andy Dare with 170lb 8oz. Geoff Long took second place on peg 17 with 84lb 2oz. Fishing in the margins with pellet was David Gibbs on peg 16 with 73lb 4oz. With a weight of 63lb 4oz Pete Byrne finished in fourth place from peg 11.
|Mike O’Gorman||peg 3||5 points||48lb 4oz|
|Andy Dare||peg 14||5 points||170lb 8oz|
Fishing method Harry Billing secured himself first place with 157lb 12oz from peg 22. Steve Prowse finished in second place with a weight of 138lb 4oz from peg 33. Joe Roberts finished in third place on peg 25 with a weight of 83lb. Tony Oatley had 81lb 6oz from peg 21 giving him fourth place.
|Harry Billing||peg 22||5 points||157lb 12oz|
|Steve Prowse||peg 33||5 points||138lb 4oz|
Fishing pellet down the edge Ian Turner had 69lb 15oz on peg 7. Taking second place on peg 5 with a weight of 65lb 10oz was Tony Troth fishing pellet feeder. Finishing third was Robin Payne fishing pellet feeder and dead maggot from peg 13 and weighing 40lb 9oz. On peg 11 Gary Bell finished in fourth place with 39lb 14oz.
|Ian Turner||peg 7||5 points||69lb 15oz|
|Robin Payne||peg 13||5 points||40lb 9oz|
|1st||Steve Prowse||20||462lb 6oz|
|2nd||Andy Dare||20||422lb 0oz|
|3rd||Harry Billing||18||414lb 11oz|
|4th||Gary Bell||18||344lb 8oz|
|5th||Trevor Faulkner||17||239lb 10oz|
|6th||Andy Read||17||225lb 15oz|
|7th||Robin Payne||17||223lb 8oz|
|8th||Simon Gould||16||294lb 9oz|
|9th||Mal Proctor||16||270lb 14oz|
|10th||Mick Wilkinson||16||188lb 4oz|
|11th||Malcolm Johnson||15||333lb 7oz|
|12th||Tony Oatley||15||326lb 0oz|
|13th||Peter Upton||15||325lb 7oz|
|14th||Andy Partridge||15||305lb 4oz|
|15th||Tony Troth||15||229lb 12oz|
|16th||Mike O’Gorman||15||177lb 8oz|
|17th||Ian Turner||14||319lb 0oz|
|18th||John Pantry||14||177lb 4oz|
|19th||Pete Byrne||13||244lb 14oz|
|20th||Steve Warner||13||177lb 0oz|
A massive congratulations to our very own Steve Prowse who won this year Summer Veterans festival, winning his section every day he finished with an overall weight of 462lb 6oz. And finishing a close second was Andy Dare who also won his section every day and had 422lb in total. In third place was Harry Billing with an overall 414lb 11oz, well done guys.
Places are already filling up fast for next year’s Summer Veterans festival and is sure to be another sell out.
Thank you again to Walls Solero for sponsoring the event and for the £500 worth of prizes they provided. We hope to see you soon