Holmedale Lake

Sunday 21/5/17

25 fished

1st Danny Higgins Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 32, 88-15-0

2nd Sean Sheldon Kinky Pellet Club peg 20, 84-10-0

3rd Dave Graham Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 54, 81-3-0

4th Richard Carline Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 34, 78-8-0

5th Phil Shaw Alfreton Angling Centre peg 56, 78-6-0

6th Ian Taylor Vale AC peg 50, 78-4-0

Dan drew peg 32 fishing the pole and soft pellet out on two lines he had carp 6lb in his net of 88-15-0, in 2nd place Sean alternated between the feeder cast into the bay and the pole fished out with pellet for 84lb 10oz.

Wednesday Open 17/5/17

Holmedale Lake

1st Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 148-6-0

2nd Sean Storey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 39, 120-0-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 114-14-0

4th Daz Staley Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 45, 108-2-0

5th Craig Brazier Gateford Angling Supplies peg 51, 104-2-0

6th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 89-14-0

It never stopped raining all match but it didn’t bother the fish. Kristian fished the pole and meat out and corn in the margins for 32 carp – 9lb putting 148lb 6oz on the scales. In second place Sean had to wait for the margins to come alive fishing the pole and worm he had 120lb of carp – 10lb.

Tuesday open 16/5/17

Sherwood Lake

1st John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 12, 45-2-0

2nd Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 14, 30-14-0

3rd Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 18, 19-14-0

4th Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC peg 10, 19-5-0

John struggled to catch in any numbers on the wagler so he turned his attention to the pole fished down the margin for three big carp – 12lb and some nice bream – 4lb for a total of 45lb 2oz. In second place Steve fished the pole and caster for an all silvers net of 30lb 14oz.

Holmedale Lake

Sunday 14/5/17

1st Richard Evans Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 17, 128-7-0

2nd Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 20, 119-11-0

3rd Daz Staley Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 3, 112-10-0

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 105-10-0

5th Danny Higgins Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 51, 88-4-0

6th Matt Stanhope Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 87-0-0

A lovely day reflected in the fishing with four weights over the ton, in first place Richard fished the pole and soft pellet out on the top 2 +3 landing 35 carp – 8lb and skimmers – 3lb for his total of 128lb 7oz. In second place Kristian fished the method feeder cast into the back of the shallow bay and the pole both with banded pellet landing 37 carp -5lb in his 119lb 11oz net

Match Anglers Matches Qualifier

Round two

Holmedale lake 13/5/17

1st Paul Unwin peg 17, 105lb 14oz

2nd Nigel Shipman peg 35, 90lb 12oz

3rd Mick Langton peg 27, 88lb 11oz

4th Greg Cooper peg 41, 84lb 11oz

5th Jason Jones peg 21, 84lb 7oz

Paul Unwin, Nigel Shipman and Andy Lakey all won there sections and are through to the £2000 final at Heronbrook fishery in September.

Wednesday Open 10/5/17

Holmedale Lake

1st Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 130-6-0

2nd Paul Unwin Gateford Angling Supplies peg 24, 111-0-0

3rd Jonathan Langdon 6am Angling peg 27, 98-4-0

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 70-7-0

5th Craig Brazier Gateford Angling Supplies peg 39, 55-13-0

6th Marc Lilliman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 13, 52-4-0

A very contrasting day to Tuesday a very hot and sunny day, Nigel alternated between a small scoop feeder cast to the island and the pole both with pellet landing 35 carp – 6lb and 130lb 6oz total, in 2nd place Paul fished the pole and pellet out and down the margin for some bigger carp – 9lb in his 111lb catch.

Tuesday open  9/5/17

Sherwood Lake

1st John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 15, 26-8-0

2nd Ken Ryder Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 12, 20-8-0

3rd Andreas Nowakowski Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 18, 15-10-0

4th Mike Anderson Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 24, 14-12-0

5th Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 21, 14-5-0

A very cold day reflected in the weights, John Urruty back at the top with 26lb 8oz of Ide and skimmers – 1lb on the waggler and maggot.

Holmedale Lake

Sunday 7/5/17

1st Richard Evans Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 47, 66-4-0

2nd Marc Lilliman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 61-14-0

3rd Jason White Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 15, 57-0-0

4th Phil Carline Alfreton Angling peg 32, 56-8-0

5th Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 54-6-0

6th Josh Paling England Juniors peg 36, 50-0-0

Not a massive weight but a tight finish. In top place Richard fished the pole and pellet at 16m tight to the island at peg 47 landing 20 carp – 5lb taking the win with 66lb 4oz.

Wednesday Open 3/5/17

Holmedale Lake 20 fished

1st Daz Staley Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 38, 137-6-0

2nd Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 21, 97-1-0

3rd Craig Brazier Gateford Angling Supplies peg 24, 92-15-0

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 13, 88-9-0

5th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 70-1-0

6th Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 67-2-0

Daz made it back to back wins fishing the pole with caster for 25lb of Ide and skimmers and corn for 5 carp on Tuesday. On Wednesday with a very cold easterly wind trying to blow us off the bank he fished a small scoop feeder cast to the island with pellet for 18 carp and 20 more caught on the pole fished on the top kit + 2 with worm for an arm aching 137lb 6oz.

Tuesday open 2/5/17

Sherwood Lake 17 fished

1st Daz Staley Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 4, 51-7-0

2nd Ken Ryder Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 18, 49-0-0

3rd Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 12, 42-11-0

4th John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 16, 35-2-0

5th Mike Anderson Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 6, 30-7-0

Bank Holiday Monday Open 1/5/17

Holmedale Lake

1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 95-15-0

2nd John Elliott Old Whittington AC peg 51, 95-6-0

3rd Josh Paling England Juniors peg 45, 90-15-0

4th William Evans Sherwood Fishery Juniors peg 4, 89-5-0

5th Danny Higgins Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 32, 85-12-0

6th Richard Parker Gateford Angling Supplies peg 24, 77-12-0

Very close at the top with Mick Langton coming out top by 5oz, fishing the pole and banded pellet out at 13m on peg 21for 22 carp – 7lb and a total of 95lb 15oz. In second place John fished the pole and paste at end peg on the day 51; he landed 20 carp -9lb finishing just behind with 95lb 6oz.

Holmedale Lake

Sunday 30/4/17

23 fished

1st Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 43, 88-3-0

2nd Richard Evans Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 6, 83-12-0

3rd Danny Higgins Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 41, 81-9-0

4th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 78-12-0

5th Jason Jones Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 36, 73-7-0

6th Fred Perkins Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 4, 72-9-0

Kristian alternated between the feeder cast to the island and the pole and pellet he landed 88lb 3oz of carp – 6lb

Wednesday Open 26/4/17

Holmedale Lake 14 fished

1st Sean Storey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 24, 65-10-0

2nd Steve Shepherd Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 62-9-0

3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 56-6-0

4th Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 43, 55-11-0

A very cold day and the fish shut up shop; Sean Storey had a late run of carp – 7lb on the pole and pellet fished at 7m

Tuesday open 25/4/17

Sherwood Lake 17 fished

1st Ken Ryder Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 18, 48-12-0

2nd Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 12, 44-5-0

3rd Matt Bailey Kinky Maggot Club peg 8, 31-9-0

4th John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 20, 31-3-0

5th Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC peg 24, 28-13-0

Despite the horrible conditions the lake fish well, Ken Ryder coming out top with 48lb 12oz of carp and ide.

Holmedale Lake

Sunday 23/4/17

35 fished

1st Danny Higgins Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 17, 106-2-0

2nd Lance Chambers Dynamite Baits peg 36, 99-4-0

3rd Jason White Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 42, 96-2-0

4th Gary Hazelwood Vale AC peg 21, 94-12-0

5th Darren Denton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 15, 85-9-0

6th Jason Jones Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 47, 81-2-0

With 35 anglers on the lake there weren’t many spare pegs. The winner Danny drew peg 17 and fished the pole and pellet landing 30 + carp – 7lb putting the only ton of the day.

Wednesday Open 19/4/17

Holmedale Lake 17 fished

1st Nigel Shipman Drennan Sherwood Fishery peg 36, 82-7-0

2nd Steve Shepherd Gateford Angling Supplies peg 39, 80-13-0

3rd Mick Langton Drennan Sherwood Fishery peg 19, 75-15-0

4th Pete Hodgetts Drennan Sherwood Fishery peg 27, 71-0-0

5th Craig Brazier Gateford Angling Supplies peg 32, 70-10-0

6th Pete Ellis Drennan Sherwood Fishery peg 17, 68-5-0

A frosty morning and a flat calm lake made it a little hard but a very close match, Nigel fished the pole and pellet and after a slow start he landed 25 carp – 8lb putting 82lb 7oz on the scales, not far behind Steve Shepherd fished the pole and paste short on the top 2 +2 for 18 carp – 9lb.

Tuesday open 18/4/17

Sherwood Lake 16 fished

1st Paul Turner Poolsbrook AC peg 10, 54-4-0

2nd John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 4, 28-5-0

3rd Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 7, 24-8-0

4th John Holmes Woodhouse Angling peg 19, 22-12-0

5th Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 13, 21-14-0

A very cold start to the match but Paul Turner made it look easy fishing the pole and maggot he had ide and skimmers one a bung catching fish – 1lb he finished a long way in front with 54lb 4oz.


Monday open 17/4/17


Holmedale Lake


1st Dave Round Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 4, 106-1-0


2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 104-5-0


3rd Daz Staley Woodhouse Angling Supplies peg 27, 91-4-0


4th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 80-15-0


5th Andy Lakey Worksop Angling Supplies peg 13, 73-0-0


6th Will Evans Sherwood Forest Juniors peg 39, 69-8-0


Dave fished the pole and pellet out at 13m and down both margins landing 23 carp – 9lb for a total of 106lb 1oz, in 2nd place with the only other ton weight Mick fished the pole with banded pellet out on two lines at 13m landing 30 carp – 6lb for 104lb 5oz.



Holmedale Lake


Sunday 16/4/17


1st Richard Evans Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 38, 105-14-0


2nd Danny Higgins Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 42, 81-3-0


3rd Greg Cooper Matrix Dynamite Trentman peg 32, 80-4-0


4th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 78-12-0


5th Richard Carline Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 78-1-0


6th Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 71-4-0


Richard fished the pole and corn out at 16m and down the margins landing carp – 8lb for the only ton on this cold day 105lb 14oz.



Wednesday Open 12/4/17


Holmedale Lake


1st Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 114-14-0


2nd Craig Brazier Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 110-15-0


3rd Mick Langton Drennan Sherwood Fishery peg 32, 102-11-0


4th Cameron Preece Gateford Angling Supplies peg 17, 101-9-0


5th Dave Round Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 14, 91-15-0


6th Roy Butterfield Gateford Angling Supplies peg 9, 85-3-0


Carl fished the pole and pellet out at 14m and down both margins landing 27 carp – 8lb for a winning weight of 114lb 14oz



Tuesday open 11/4/17


Sherwood Lake


1st Macauley Duke Miracle Baits peg 8, 48-13-0


2nd John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 23, 45-12-0


3rd Andrew Kitt Worksop Juniors peg 17, 44-0-0


4th Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 5, 29-3-0


5th John Holmes Woodhouse Angling peg 2, 25-12-0


6th Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 20, 19-10-0


Winner fished the pole and maggot out at 13m and soft pellet at 7m for skimmers and Ide – 2lb.



Holmedale Lake


Sunday 9/4/17


31 fished


1st Danny Higgins Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 31, 155-11-0


2nd Lee Plackett Alfreton Angling peg 20, 100-12-0


3rd Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 96-9-0


4th Matt Stanhope Gateford Angling Supplies peg 25, 94-9-0


5th Ian Rowney Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 83-9-0


6th Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 38, 83-2-0


Danny drew borehole peg 31 and fished the pole and hard pellet up in the water landing 40+ carp – 6lb and loosing 20 others finishing the match 55lb in front with 155lb 11oz. In second place Lee fished the pole and pellet down the margin at peg 20 in the shallow bay. A fantastic match over half the field had over 50lb with no blanks.


Dens A/C Winter League


Sat 8th April Sherwood Lake



1st peg 42 Steve Davis 70lb 4oz


2nd peg 40 Josh Paling 68lb 10oz


3rd peg 44 Craig Mitchell 46lb


4th peg 41 Fred Parkes 41lb


5th peg 23 Dennis Burrows 28lb 10oz


6th peg 47 Ray Clay 25lb 9oz


7th peg 50 Colin Mitchell 24lb


8th peg 26 Wayne ? 22lb 10oz


9th peg 59 Mick Donnelly 21lb 11oz


10th Peg 25 Terry Newton 20lb 12oz


Winner carp late in the match, 2nd all silvers


The other nine were under 20lb with 13lb 4oz being least



Wednesday Open 5/4/17


Holmedale Lake 22 fished


1st Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 126-2-0


2nd Andy Lakey Worksop Angling Supplies peg 9, 116-6-0


3rd Sean Storey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 42, 112-11-0


4th Dave Round Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 45, 109-2-0


5th Mick Langton Drennan Sherwood Fishery peg 32, 100-10-0


6th Pete Ellis Drennan Sherwood Fishery peg 19, 94-14-0


Carl fished the pole and meat short at 6m and down both margins landing 35 carp – 6lb for a winning total of 126lb 2oz. 10lb behind Andy fished the pole and corn for 116lb 6oz.



Tuesday open 3/4/17


Sherwood Lake 17 fished


1st Andrew Kitt Worksop Juniors peg 11, 62-9-0


2nd John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 20, 62-4-0


3rd Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 17, 40-5-0


4th Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 2, 34-0-0


5th Oliver Evans Drennan Sherwood fishery peg 5, 29-13-0


6th Ken Ryder Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 14, 28-5-0


Very close at the top Andrew fishing the pole at 13m with maggot shallow for 62lb 9oz of Ide and roach – 1lb, and John fishing the wag and mag for 62lb 4oz of Ide – 2lb. Pictured Andrew Kitt and 2nd placed John Urruty.



Holmedale Lake


Sunday 2/4/17



1st Kristian Powers Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 116-3-0


2nd Matt Stanhope Gateford Angling Supplies peg 38, 98-8-0


3rd Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 75-14-0


4th Danny Higgins Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 75-1-0


5th Andy Birkin Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 41, 73-15-0


6th Richard Harwood Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 67-15-0


Kristian fished the pole and pellet out at 13m on the deck and up in the water having a busy day landing carp – 4lb in his winning catch of 116lb 3oz.



Wednesday Open 29/3/17


Holmedale Lake


1st Craig Brazier Gateford Angling Supplies peg 9, 102-11-0


2nd Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 96-4-0


3rd Sean Storey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 24, 86-7-0


4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 84-12-0


5th Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 46, 61-1-0


6th Ray Marsh Gateford Angling Supplies peg 39, 60-14-0


Craig fished the pole and pellet at 14m shallow from peg 9 landing carp – 5lb steady till the last hour then a move to the margins brought him 5 more carp – 8lb for 102lb 11oz.



Tuesday open 28/3/17


Sherwood Lake


1st John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 16, 45-0-0


2nd Josh Paling Woodhouse Angling Centre Juniors peg 20, 32-3-0


3rd Jason Hunt Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 8, 31-8-0


4th John Holmes Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 12, 28-4-0


5th Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC peg 22, 25-14-0


6th Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 23, 23-10-0


John fished the waggler and maggot at peg 16 landing 43 ide and 3 skimmers and running out of bait with an hour to go, having to fished a g/bait feeder and pellet with no result, but his 45lb was enough to win.



Holmedale Lake


Sunday 26/3/17


1st Andy Birkin Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 20, 78-8-0


2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 15, 67-4-0


3rd Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 59-2-0


4th Paul Inger Vale AC peg 49, 49-0-0


5th Phil Hill Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 13, 47-14-0


6th Dave Carter Gateford Angling Supplies peg 27, 43-11-0


A very frosty start to the match but when the sun got up the carp moved into the shallow bay at peg 20 were Andy Birkin was drawn, fishing the pole and banded pellet on two lines he landed 26 carp – 7lb for 78lb 8 oz. In second place Mick fished the soft pellet out at 14m landing 36 small carp – 4lb.



Wednesday Open 22/3/17


Holmedale Lake


1st Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 37, 50-13-0


2nd Craig Brazier Gateford Angling Supplies peg 24, 45-13-0


3rd Sean Storey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 17, 42-7-0


4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 29-3-0


5th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 27, 26-13-0


6th Daz Staley Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 54, 17-8-0


Conditions were far from ideal with heavy rain and gusty winds all match, but venue expert Nigel found a few fish in the last two hours on the pole and hard 6mm pellet landing 15 carp – 7lb his 50lb 13oz was enough to take the win and the golden peg.



Tuesday open 21/3/17


Sherwood Lake


1st Michael Elliott Matrix Dynamite Trentman peg 14, 43-14-0


2nd Ken Ryder Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 16, 37-7-0


3rd John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 12, 34-6-0


4th Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 11, 33-2-0


5th John Holmes Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 9, 22-9-0


6th Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 17, 22-1-0


Michael fished the pole and maggot short at 6m because of the strong wind landing over 40lb of skimmers and Ide and one 3lb bonus carp for a total of 43lb14oz.Sunday Open 19/3/17


Holmedale Lake


1st Andy Birkin Phil’s bait & Tackle peg 4, 93-4-0


2nd Matt Stanhope Gateford Angling Supplies peg 17, 92-10-0


3rd Phil Carline Alfreton Angling peg 14, 74-1-0


Tuesday open 14/3/17


Sherwood Lake


1st Rich Bonson Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 21, 47-10-0


2nd John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 18, 39-11-0


3rd Ken Ryder Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 12, 36-6-0


Sunday Open 12/3/17


Holmedale Lake


1st Andy Birkin Phil’s bait & Tackle peg 42, 98-3-0


2nd Paul Unwin Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 55-3-0


3rd Sean Storey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 27, 50-8-0


Tuesday open 7/3/17


Sherwood Lake


1st Michael Elliott Matrix Dynamite Trentman peg 16, 42-12-0


2nd John Holmes Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 26, 34-14-0


3rd Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 20, 29-9-0


Sunday Open 5/3/17


Holmedale Lake


1st Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 8, 59-8-0


2nd Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 42, 51-8-0


3rd Andy Birkin Phil’s bait & Tackle peg 27, 48-8-0


Wednesday Open 1/3/17


Holmedale Lake


1st Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 53-10-0


2nd Craig Brazier Gateford Angling Supplies peg 5, 37-10-0


3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 38, 18-15-0


4th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 20, 13-15-0


5th Sean Storey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 33, 12-12-0


Nigel fished the pole at14m from sheltered peg 9 with banded pellet over micros for 16 carp – 8lb in his total of 53lb 10oz. Also sheltered from the wind Craig on peg 5 fished the wag and mag cast to the spinner for 10 carp – 5lb and half a dozen roach.



Tuesday open 14/2/17


Sherwood Lake


1st Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 16, 23-3-0


2nd John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 14, 17-3-0


3rd Andres Nowakowski Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 10, 16-5-0


4th Mick Lysaght Rivendell AC peg 12, 13-14-0


Steve fished the pole with maggot and soft pellet on two lines for skimmers and ide – 1lb in his 23lb 3oz net.


Holmedale Lake


Sunday 27/2/17



1st Carl Brown Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 20, 53-6-0


2nd Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 10, 45-0-0


3rd Ian Taylor Vale AC peg 54, 44-5-0


4th Lee Plackett Alfreton Angling peg 32, 41-15-0


5th Andy Birkin Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 14, 34-14-0


6th Paul Unwin Gateford Angling Supplies peg 4, 32-3-0


Carl fished the waggler and maggot cast to the willow tree at peg 20 in the shallow bay, struggling for the first half of the match he landed 10 carp – 8lb in the second half.



Silver fish League reserve Match


Sherwood Lake



1st Rob Perkins Matrix Dynamite Trentman peg 10, 28-10-0


2nd John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 14, 26-14-0


3rd Colin Perry Mansfield old Boys peg 19, 18-8-0


Rob alternated between the wag and mag and the pole and maggot for 28lb 10oz of silvers made up of mostly skimmers – 1lb.


Wednesday Open 22/2/17


Holmedale Lake


1st Craig Brazier Gateford Angling Supplies peg 53, 34-0-0


2nd Mick Langton Drennan Sherwood Fishery peg 38, 29-8-0


3rd Paul Unwin Gateford Angling Supplies peg 1, 27-13-0


4th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 49, 25-5-0


5th Sean Storey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 21, 21-11-0


The wind spoilt the day for most of the anglers but Craig had a bit of shelter from it at peg 53 fishing the pole and bread he landed 12 carp – 6lb for his winning weight of 34lb.



Tuesday open 14/2/17


Sherwood Lake


1st John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 10, 31-4-0


2nd Ken Ryder Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 15, 18-0-0


3rd Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 12, 16-4-0


4th Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 16, 12-6-0


A spring like day and the bigger Ide went on the feed; John fished the waggler on maggot landing skimmers and Ide – 2lb.



Holmedale Lake


Sunday 19/2/17


19 fished


1st Richard Carline Alfreton Angling Centre peg 17, 112-0-0


2nd Andy Birkin Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 27, 63-1-0


3rd Carl Brown Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 54, 57-6-0


4th Matt Stanhope Gateford Angling Supplies peg 19, 55-2-0


5th Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 47, 51-3-0


6th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 42, 49-10-0


A mild spell and the carp are showing all around the lake, Richard drew peg 17 a peg that has shown no form this year fishing the pole and soft pellet over micros he landed over 40 carp with his biggest going 8lb in his total of 112lb.



Silver fish League final Round 6


Sherwood Lake


18 fished


1st Matt Bailey Kinky Maggot Club peg 26, 28-12-0


2nd John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 14, 22-10-0


3rd Colin Perry Mansfield old Boys peg 19, 22-2-0


4th Dave Round Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 8, 21-12-0


5th Mark Bower Sherwood Forest Fishery peg, 23, 18-14-0


6th Rich Bonson Wants2baTrentman peg 17, 18-1-0


Winning the league with one round to go Matt drew end peg 26 and there was only one outcome fishing the waggler and maggot he had a fish most casts putting 28lb 12oz of skimmers, Ide and roach on the scales for the lake win


Final positions after dropping one


Matt Bailey 5 points


Michael Elliott 7 points


Mark Bower 8 points



Wednesday Open 15/2/17


Holmedale Lake 16 fished


1st Craig Brazier Gateford Angling Supplies peg 8, 36-1-0


2nd Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 32-1-0


3rd Mick Langton Drennan Sherwood Fishery peg 39, 31-6-0


4th Ray Marsh Gateford Angling Supplies peg 54, 21-8-0


Craig fished the pole and pellet at 14 & 16m at peg 8 landing 11 carp and 1 bream for 36lb 1oz. In 2nd place Geoff had 7 carp – 8lb for 32lb 1oz on the bomb and bread enough to take the nugget off 3rd placed Mick Langton.



Tuesday open 14/2/17


Sherwood Lake 12 fished


1st Andrew Kitt Worksop Juniors peg 26, 22-11-0


2nd John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 22, 15-3-0


3rd Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 27, 14-5-0  


4th Ken Ryder Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 12, 13-7-0


Half term so15 year old Andrew Kitt came to give the adults a lesson, the Mansfield Woodhouse angler drew peg 26 and fished the pole and maggot on two lines at the side of the weed beds for a mixed net of Ide, Roach and skimmers – 1lb for a total of 22lb 11oz.




Holmedale Lake


Sunday 12/2/17


8 fished


1st Lee Plackett Alfreton Angling Centre peg 36, 10-6-0


2nd Craig Brazier Gateford Angling Supplies peg 30, 8-2-0


3rd Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 32, 7-12-0


4th Mick Langton Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 3, 6-10-0


5th Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 38, 2-7-0


This must have been the coldest day ever a strong easterly wind with snow and sleet all day, but there wasn’t any blanks. Lee Plackett was the top rod fishing bread on the bomb cast to the island at peg 36, he landed just two carp one in the first hour and for his patients one in the last hour for the only double figure weight of the day 10lb 6oz.



Wednesday Open 8/2/17


Holmedale Lake 15 fished


1st Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 88-7-0


2nd Sean Storey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 65-5-0


3rd Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 54, 37-10-0


4th Craig Brazier Gateford Angling Supplies peg 30, 25-10-0


5th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 42, 21-10-0


6th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 18-14-0


A bitterly cold day with an easterly wind on the lake made it hard for most, Pete drew peg 32 fishing the pole and corn long into the bore hole peg 31he had 32 carp – 5lb in his total of 88lb 7oz. In second place Sean fished the waggler and maggot cast tight to the island at peg 36 for 17 carp – 7lb in his 65lb 5oz catch



Tuesday open 7/2/17


Sherwood Lake 15 fished


1st Ken Ryder Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 14, 13-4-0


2ndPaul Ashley Gateford Angling Supplies peg 10, 10-11-0


3rd Andres Nowakowski Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 10-10-0  


4th John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 16, 9-11-0


5th Barry Wigginton Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 21, 8-3-0


6th Rob Perkins Matrix Dynamite Trentman peg 22, 7-10-0


Ken fished his favored maggot feeder for 2 hours for only one fish; a change to his baited pole line brought him 13lb of skimmers – 12oz on the pole and maggot for 13lb 4oz.



Holmedale Lake


Sunday 5/2/17


14 fished


1st Andy Birkin Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 42, 78-8-0


2nd Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 54, 67-15-0


3rd Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 32, 50-15-0


4th Ian Taylor Vale AC peg 36, 50-12-0


Andy fished the pole out at 16m on two lines at peg 42 with corn and soft pellet landing carp – 4lb in his 78lb 8oz catch. Venue expert Nigel was 2nd with 67lb 15oz consisting of 18 carp – 6lb on the pole and soft pellet from end peg 54.



Silverfish League round 5


Sherwood Lake


19 fished


1st Matt Bailey Kinky Maggot Club peg 44, 16-8-0


2nd Richard Bonson Gateford Angling Supplies peg 8, 14-4-0


3rd Michael Elliott Dynamite Matrix Trentman peg 9, 14-1-0


4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 12, 11-10-0


5th Rob Perkins Dynamite Matrix Trentman peg 24, 11-5-0


6th Colin Perry Mansfield old Boys peg 42, 10-10-0


Drawn at peg 44 Matt fished the pole with maggot and pellet out at 13m landing skimmers and ide – 2lb he finished with 16lb 8oz and secures him the league win with one round to go.


League


1st Matt Bailey 5 points


2nd Mark Bower 8 points


3rd Michael Elliott 9 points



Wednesday Open 1/2/17


Holmedale Lake 19 fished


1st Craig Brazier Gateford Angling Supplies peg 30, 90-5-0


2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 80-14-0


3rd Paul Unwin Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 71-15-0


4th Matt Gato Alfreton Angling Centre peg 9, 55-10-0


5th Andy Lakey Worksop Angling Supplies peg 17, 47-4-0


6th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 24, 37-10-0


Back to back Wednesday wins for Craig; this week drawn at peg 30 he fished the pole and pellet out at 14 + 16m landing 24 carp – 5lb in his 90lb 5oz catch, Mick in second place had a mixed net of skimmers – 2lb and carp – 7lb on the pole and corn for 80lb 14oz.



Tuesday open 31/1/17


Sherwood Lake 17 fished


1st John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 27, 17-10-0


2nd Rob Perkins Matrix Dynamite Trentman peg 24, 15-3-0


3rd John Holmes Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 12, 14-12-0


4th Mark Bower Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 14, 14-2-0


5th Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 21, 13-7-0


6th Andres Nowakowski Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 16, 11-1-0  


At last John drew flyer peg 27 and made it count, fishing the pole and worm and the waggler and maggot he landed 17lb 10oz of skimmers and Ide – 1lb



Wednesday Open 25/1/17


Holmedale Lake 9 fished


1st Craig Brazier Gateford Angling Supplies peg 32, 34-9-0


2nd Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 38, 28-3-0


3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 41, 11-15-0


Another very cold day with most of the lake froze, a quick run of the spinners had enough pegs to fish, drawn at 32 Craig fished the pole and pellet at 16 and 18m to the side of the bore hole building landing 13 carp – 6lb.



Tuesday open 24/1/17


Sherwood Lake 15 fished


1st Richard Bonson Gateford Angling Supplies peg 27, 15-15-0


2nd James Stevenson Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 12, 10-2-0


3rd Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 24, 9-15-0


3rd Andres Nowakowski Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 16, 9-15-0  


5th Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 15, 8-9-0


5th John Urruty Alfreton Angling Centre peg 22, 8-9-0


Most of the lake was frozen at the start but it didn’t spoil the sport with everyone catching. In 1st place Richard fished the pole and maggot out on two lines landing 15lb 15oz of skimmers and ide – 1lb.



Holmedale Lake


Sunday 22/1/17


12 fished


1st Rich Littlewood Kinky Pellet Club peg 30, 52-1-0


2nd Dave Austin Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 32, 25-6-0


3rd Andy Birkin Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 38, 17-3-0


4th Cameron Cross Matrix Dynamite Trentman peg 54, 10-0-0


Richard finished well out in front after a delayed start for breaking ice, drawn at peg 30 he fished the pole and soft pellet at 14m landing 7 carp in the first hour and then 10 more - 7lb during the rest of the match putting a grand total of 52lb 1oz on the scales.



Silverfish League Round 4


Sherwood Lake


Sunday 22/1/17


16 fished


1st Michael Elliott Matrix Dynamite Trentman peg 26, 22-12-0


2nd Mark Bower Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 13, 15-9-0


3rd Alan Higginwith Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 11, 13-0-0


4th Colin Perry Mansfield’s old Boys peg 24, 9-15-0


5th Rich Bonson Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 18, 8-14-0


It was peg – peg because the rest of the lake was froze over, Michael Elliott drew the end peg 26 and made the most of it, fishing two lines at the side of the weed bed with the pole and maggot over ground bait he landed 22lb 12oz of skimmers – 1lb. In 2nd place Mark also fished the pole and maggot over g/bait for 15lb 9oz of skimmers – 12oz.


League after 4 rounds


Matt Bailey 4 points


Mark Bower 6 points


Ian Boyd 8 points



Wednesday Open 18/1/17


Holmedale Lake 17 fished


1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, 50-1-0


2nd Andy Lakey Worksop Angling Supplies peg 24, 43-2-0


3rd Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 9, 36-5-0


4th Jason Singlehurst Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 38, 33-10-0


5th Scott Plant Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 30-1-0


It was over two hours before Mick had a bite, fishing two lines at 14m with corn over micro pellets he landed 17 carp -7lb for a match win with 50lb 1oz. Runner up Andy fished the pole with pellet and maggot landing 17 skimmers and 5 carp for 43lb 2oz.



Tuesday open 17/1/17


Sherwood Lake 18 fished


1st Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 23, 21-10-0


2nd Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 16, 17-14-0


3rd Richard Bonson Gateford Angling Supplies peg 8, 17-0-0


4th Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 27, 16-9-0


5th James Stevenson Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 15-7-0


6th Andy Lakey Worksop Angling Supplies peg 24, 13-11-0


Nigel fished the pole and maggot over pellets on 3 lines at 12 + 14m landing a steady stream of skimmers – 12oz. 2nd placed Steve fished the pole and soft pellet over micro’s also landing skimmers – 12oz.        


Holmedale Lake


Sunday 14/1/17


18 fished


1st Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 28, 21-12-0


2nd Jason Singlehurst Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 21-3-0


3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 30, 19-3-0


4th Dave Austin Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 38, 14-2-0


5th Lee Ward Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 20, 9-12-0


A delayed start far ice breaking and the winner had to wait 2 hours for the ice to melt before he could cast his bomb with bread and meat to the old lily pad but the 4 carp he had – 8lb was just enough for the win, Jason fished the pole with soft pellet having just 3 carp including a monster that went 14lb.



Wednesday Open 11/1/17


Holmedale Lake 16 fished


1st Ray Marsh Gateford Angling Supplies peg 9, 58-2-0


2nd Paul Unwin Gateford Angling Supplies peg 38, 43-9-0


3rd Andy Lakey Worksop Angling Supplies peg 20, 43-2-0


3rd Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 43-2-0


5th Sean Storey Gateford Angling Supplies peg 41, 42-5-0


5th Steve Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 3, 42-5-0


The gale force wind tried to spoil the day and made presentation difficult; winning his first match at the fishery Ray fished a pellet feeder with maggot cast to the lily bed opposite peg 9 landing 14 carp – 8lb for a winning weight of 58lb 2oz his smile got even bigger when he drew out his peg for an extra £100 golden peg. Paul Unwin was the best of the very tight rest fishing the wagler and maggot for a mixed net of skimmers, roach and carp for 43lb 9oz.



Tuesday open 10/1/17


Sherwood Lake 16 fished


1st Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 10, 21-0-0


2nd Richard Bonson Gateford Angling Supplies peg 20, 19-15-0


2nd Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 26, 14-9-0


4th Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 24, 13-7-0


5th Marcus Tierney Nott’s Police AC peg 12, 13-4-0


6th Andres Nowakowski Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 14, 11-1-0


Nigel had a 4lb 7oz carp on is first cast with popped up bread on the bomb cast to the far bank, the rest of his catch was made up of Ide and skimmers – 1lb on the pole with maggot and pellet for a total of 21lb. In second place Richard fished the pole and maggot over ground bait for 19lb 15 oz of small skimmers – 12oz.