OUR PICK OF THE WEEK
BAIT-TECH VIADUCT FISHERY (THURS)
Campbell & Cary Lakes (26 pegs) A massive 302-1-0 won the day for Roy Worth as the Tackle UK man fished bomb and banded pellet for a net of carp to 12lb off peg 129. Brian Harrington came second on 243-8-0 of carp as he opted for the pole at 13m and 5m fishing pellet on the deck.
Result: 1 R Worth, Tackle UK, 302-1-0; 2 B Harrington, Swindon, 243-8-0; 3 D White, Garbolino, 237-7-0;.
COLEMAN’S COTTAGE FISHERY (TUES)
Wood Lake (15 pegs) Wood Lake fished its head off and 150lb got you nowhere. Les Hart won from peg 26 with 249-8-0 of carp into double figures plus F1s taken on pellet fished at 14m to the island and down the side.
Result: 1 L Hart, Coleman’s Cottage, 249-8-0; 2 G Bridge, Browning Wickford, 223-8-0; 3 J Church, Maver Coleman’s Bait & Tackle/Matchpack, 213-8-0.
DYNAMITE BAITS OAKFIELD FISHERY (SAT)
Red Kite Lake (21 pegs) Mal Talbot made it two wins in a row, this time in comfortable style from corner peg 36 where he fished at 8m of pole to the vegetation in the corner. Meat produced carp to 10lb, plus some big F1s for 122-9-0. Runner-up Gary Thorpe was on 96-14-0.
Result: 1 M Talbot, Kamasan/GOT Baits, 122-9-0; 2 G Thorpe, GOT Baits, 96-14-0; 3 G Keetley, J&K Tackle, 92-0-0.
MAIDSTONE VICTORY (WEDS)
Mote Park (15 pegs) Browning SE man Fred Brown drew peg 4 where he found the roach for 23-5-0. Second at peg 7 was Dave Phur, who took two bream early on the Method feeder. He topped them up with roach on the pole for 20-14-0.
Result: 1 F Brown, Browning SE, 23-5-0; 2 D Phur, Range Baits, 20-14-0; 3 S Palmer, Maver Cardinals, 18-3-0.
PUDDLEDOCK FARM (WEDS)
Snake Lake (30 pegs) Andrew Farley fished his elasticated rod method and paste or corn in the edge of peg 18 to lead on 236-8-0 of carp into double figures. Kevin Attreed, on peg 10, was second with 170-12-0 of carp to 8lb taken on banded pellet fished across to the far bank at 14m.
Result: 1 A Farley, Brightlingsea, 236-8-0; 2 K Attreed, Ockendon Bait & Tackle, 170-12-0; 3 C Adams, Browning Wickford, 153-8-0.
RYE DAS (WEDS)
Northpoint Lake (17 pegs) Andy Milton took 165-0-0 to win off peg 21. Carp to 8lb, plus rudd, were taken on paste at 12m and maggot at 4m. Simon Dixon was second on 151-0-0.
Result: 1 A Milton, Tackle & Guns Tenterden, 165-0-0; 2 S Dixon, 151-0-0; 3 T Phillips, Iden Wood Fishery, 116-0-0.
SSP TYLER’S COMMON (SAT)
Horseshoe Lake (21 pegs) Some massive weights were led by Kevin Wilder’s 356-0-0 taken from peg 52. He caught on meat fished in both edges, netting carp to 12lb. Bernie Fraser was second, with 255-0-0 of carp to 10lb taken on pellet and meat fished in the edges.
Result: 1 K Wilder, SSP Tyler’s Common, 356-0-0; 2 B Fraser, Coleman’s Cottage, 255-0-0; 3 J Hunt, Ockendon Bait & Tackle, 247-8-0.
TONY RIXON’S FLOAT-ONLY SERIES (SUN)
Bait-Tech Viaduct Fishery, Campbell & Cary Lakes (42 pegs) Craig Edmunds won this latest round in narrow style. The Mosella man took 230-6-0 – one carp clear of Steve Tucker’s 223-9-0. Craig drew peg 128 on the Campbell Lake and fished meat shallow at 14m and then on the deck at 6m to net carp to 9lb. Steve, on peg 132, used worm over groundbait at 13m and in the edge for 223-9-0.
Result: 1 C Edmunds, Mosella, 230-6-0; 2 S Tucker, Garbolino/Bait-Tech, 223-9-0; 3 T Rixon, Mosella, 196-12-0.
WHITE ACRES GOLD RESIDENTS (MON)
Twin Oaks Lake (19 pegs) Maver man Kristian Jones took 182-12-0 for victory off peg 9, with a carp net to 8lb, plus skimmers on Method feeder and pellet and then paste at 6m. Sam Collett fished feeder and pellet for 169-0-0.
Result: 1 K Jones, Maver, 182-12-0; 2 S Collett, Guru/ Dynamite Baits, 169-0-0; 3 J Heath, Stoke-on-Trent AC, 167-2-0.
WHITE ACRES RESIDENTS ROVER (THURS)
All lakes (39 pegs) Dan Ballon picked peg 14 on Eery Lake to win with 211-12-0 of carp to 11lb. He fished pellet shallow at 14m. Second-placed Luke Hughes was agonisingly adrift with 209-1-0 of carp to 8lb from Twin Oaks Lake peg 13, where he used pellet at 5m.
Result: 1 D Ballon, Gravel AC, 211-12-0; 2 L Hughes, Droitwich, 209-1-0; 3 R Penkethman, White Acres Brass Band, 180-2-0.