Memo­rial se­ries hon­ours taken by Doug Dim­bleby

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THE fi­nal round of the Pete Hogg Memo­rial Se­ries on the canal was fished along the Conkers length at Shack­er­stone. John Wain­wright took the hon­ours on the day, weigh­ing 3lb 12ozs of small bream and roach from his peg on Sta­tion Bend.

Doug Dim­bleby fin­ished sec­ond with a 2lb 5oz catch of small fish with Pete Deakin tak­ing third place with a 1lb 14oz catch. With the best four re­sults from eight count­ing de­cid­ing the win­ning places in the league, Doug Dim­bleby pro­duced an un­beat­able per­for­mance by win­ning four matches. John Wain­wright fin­ished in sec­ond place with 15 points with Gra­ham Whyte tak­ing third place with 14 points.

An overnight frost fol­low­ing a day of heavy rain made sport dif­fi­cult in Sun- day’s Ly­ch­gate Fish­eries Open. Mark Sid­wells had taken the hon­ours the pre­vi­ous day from peg 43 and fan­cied his chances again when he drew the same peg! At the end he’d caught 15lbs of “sil­ver fish” and two big carp to com­plete a week­end dou­ble with a 35lb 2oz catch. Run­ner up Terry Brind­ley landed just four fish, three big carp and a tench to weigh 29lb 2ozs.

There was yet an­other 100lb plus catch by Andy Find­lay who took the hon­ours in Satur­day’s Higham Lane Open. Drawn on peg 25, Andy used feeder tac­tics to land a win­ning 101lb 15oz net of carp. Rich Wells fin­ished sec­ond with 78lb 9ozs with John Var­ley fin­ish­ing third with 52lb 9ozs.

There was some big fish landed and big­ger ones lost in Satur­day’s Ly­ch­gate Fish­eries Open. Lead­ing the way from peg 43 was Mark Sid­wells. Land­ing six carp that weighed 61lb plus bream to fin­ish with 83lb 10ozs. Max Hig­gott fin­ished sec­ond from peg 26 with a 77lb 4oz catch of smaller carp. Paul Bates had seven carp that weighed 68lb plus bream to fin­ish third with 76lb 14ozs.

Shack­er­stone’s Mem­bers War­dle Cup con­test was fished along Hags Lane. Lead­ing the way was Kev “Scis­sor hands” Milne, who used worm to catch 4lb 1oz of perch. Doug Dim­bleby caught small roach and rudd to fin­ish sec­ond with 2lb 4ozs while Rob Bream came third with a 1lb 14oz catch.

Higham Lane’s Thurs­day Open was won by Clive Oliver with a 58lb 11oz catch from peg 12. Paul Gar­dener came sec­ond with 52lb 2ozs with Mick Lin­nett fin­ish­ing third with 47lb 9ozs.

There was a good turn out yet again for Maynes Lakes mid week Open. Danny Ross switched be­tween paste and sweet­corn baits to tempt a win­ning 34lb 12oz of carp. Re­sult; Pool One; Win­ner; Danny Ross peg 34. Pool Two: Win­ner; Chris Ed­wards 20lb from peg 10.

Ly­ch­gate Fish­eries Fine Line Fri­day Sil­ver Fish Open was won by Dave Arm­strong who pole fished cast­ers on peg 2 for a 24lb 12oz catch of mainly bream. Chris Phillips fin­ished sec­ond with 19lb 14ozs with Paul Bates tak­ing third place with 17lb 5ozs.

Brook­field’s Sun­day Open at Stoke Gold­ing was won by Ray Lewis who pole fished mag­got and corn for a 38lb 4oz catch from peg 16. Danny Ross came sec­ond with 32lb 5oz from peg 5 while Fred Walker fin­ished third with 19lb.

Higham Lane Fish­ery have an Open match ev­ery Thurs­day, draw 9am.

Ly­ch­gate Fish­eries have an­other busy week­end, start­ing with their Fine Line Fri­day Sil­ver Fish Open, draw 9am. On satur­day there’s the reg­u­lar Open again draw 9am. Then on Sun­day its an­other Open draw 11am.

Shack­er­stone’s Mem­bers Win­ter League Four match se­ries starts this Sun­day, with the best three from four matches to count. Draw 7.45am at the Ris­ing Sun.

Maynes Lakes have an Open match ev­ery Wed­nes­day, draw 10am.

Ly­ch­gate Fish­eries hold Open matches ev­ery Wed­nes­day, draw 9am.

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