Wednesday Open 8/1/20
Holmedale Lake 19 fished
1st Josh Paling Team Guru peg 39, 103-
2nd Ian Taylor Vale AC peg 9, 58-
3rd Roger Parnell Mansfield Old Boys peg 33, 50-
4th Pete Ellis Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 46-
5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 23, 43-
6th Phil Carline Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 41-
A top performance from young Josh, drawn at peg 39 he fished a small hybrid pellet feeder with a wafter, casting tight to the island in two places he was kept busy all day landing carp – 4lb in his 103lb 9oz winning net. Best of the rest was Ian Taylor fishing the pole with corn and pellet for 58lb 1oz.
Josh Pictured with part of today's catch.
Sherwood Winter League Round 5 -
1st Michael Elliott 19-
2nd Ian Boyd 17-
3rd Rich Bonson 11-
4th Dave Round 10-
5th Steve Richards 10-
Milder settled conditions made for a great match with everyone having plenty of bites. Superstar Michael Elliott edged a close contest from Ian Boyd with 19-
Holmedale Lake 5/1/20
1st Leon Hardwick Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, 91-
2nd Albert Parrot Barnsley Central peg 27, 80-
3rd Phil Carline Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 25, 60-
4th Ian Palfreman Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 38, 59-
5th Carl Brown Sherwood Fishery/Tackleshack peg 34, 56-
A few degrees warmer and the carp put in an appearance, top angler today was Leon Hardwick drawn at 19 he alternated between the bomb and pellet cast to the island and the pole and pellet fished out at 14m landing carp – 6lb in his winning net of 91lb 3oz, in second place Albert fished a small pellet feeder cast to the old lily pad putting 80lb 15oz on the scales.