Wednesday Open 24/4/19

Holmedale Lake 17 fished

1st Andy Lakey Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 26, 160-11-0

2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 129-7-0

3rd Graham Eden Mansfield AA peg 36, 116-5-0

4th Neal Hurst Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 102-8-0

5th Richard Parker Gateford Angling Supplies peg 54, 92-2-0

6th Ian Moon Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 83-9-0

Due to work commitments Andy hasn’t been fishing as often as he would like, a day off and he drew peg 26, fishing the pole and banded pellet out at 13m and the pole and paste down the margins he landed carp – 12lb and bream – 3lb in his winning net of 160lb 11oz.

Easter Monday Open 22/4/19

Holmedale Lake 20 fished

1st Andy Birkin Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 9, 157-5-0

2nd Will Evans Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 132-10-0

3rd Mark Bower Matrix Dynamite Trentman peg 39, 132-6-0

4th Daz Staley Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 36, 118-3-0

5th Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 54, 111-5-0

6th Rich Carline & Lee Parker both 100-15-0

Two wins in two days for Andy, today drawn at peg 9 he fished the pole and paste on two lines at 6m and pellet in the margin he landed 157lb 5oz of carp – 7lb. In 2nd spot young Will fished the pole and banded pellet for carp – 6lb in his 132lb 10oz net.

Holmedale Lake

21/4/19

22 fished

1st Andy Birkin Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 1, 118-5-0

2nd Paul Turner Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45,116-4-0

3rd Ian Palfreman Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 24, 105-14-0

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 94-9-0

5th Carl Brown Tackle shack/Sherwood Fishery peg 14, 92-12-0

6th Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 92-5-0

A change to pole fished paste in the margin changed Andy’s fortune landing 32 carp – 8lb put him at the top of the list with 118lb 5oz, one fish short in 2nd place Paul fished the pole and pellet shalla at peg 45 for carp – 5lb weighing a total of 116lb 4 oz.

Wednesday Open 17/4/19

Holmedale Lake 19 fished

1st Will Evans Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 115-12-0

2nd Ian Rowney Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 9, 103-7-0

3rd Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 80-15-0

4th Jason Hunt Co-op AC peg 19, 71-2-0

5th Lee Hassett Gateford Angling Supplies peg 45, 70-8-0

6th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 14, 61-8-0

Drawn at peg 4, 17 year old Will fished the pole and pellet on three lines, out at 13m sort at 6m and in the margin landing 39 carp – 6lb to finish with 115lb 12oz. In 2nd spot Ian had a late run of margin carp on the pole and corn for the only other ton + weight of 103lb 7oz.

Holmedale Lake

14/4/19

24 fished

1st Albert Parrott Barnsley Central peg 41, 63-12-0

2nd Drew Richmond Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 60-0-0

3rd Andy Lakey Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, 59-12-0

4th Josh Paling Woodhouse Angling /Dynamite baits peg 28, 58-12-0

5th Dave Dare Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 24, 50-5-0

6th Lee Plackett Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 47-5-0

A very cold day reflected in the weights, but there still as to be a winner and this time it was Barnsley’s Albert Parrott at the top of the list fishing a pellet feeder and a wafter hook bait cast tight to the island he landed 63lb 12oz of carp – 5lb.

Wednesday Open 10/4/19

Holmedale Lake 17 fished

1st Kyle Wood Tackle Shack peg 45, 151-2-0

2nd Graham Eden Mansfield AA peg 14, 112-7-0

3rd Paul Unwin Gateford Angling Supplies peg 9, 83-6-0

4th Ian Taylor Vale AC peg 4, 75-10-0

5th James Peet Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 70-0-0

6th Simon Smith Gateford Angling Supplies peg 24, 66-4-0

Kyle drew peg 45 on the roadside and fished the pole and paste out at 6m and the pole and corn down the margins landing carp -7lb making up his winning net of 151lb 2oz. The only other ton+ weight came from Graham Eden drawn opposite the winner on peg 14 he put 112lb 7oz of pole caught carp on the scales.

Holmedale Lake

7/4/19

19 fished

1st Andy Birkin Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 4, 99-1-0

2nd Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 14, 95-6-0

3rd Graham Eden Mansfield AA peg 24, 90-15-0

4th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 88-12-0

5th Will Evans Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 73-4-0

6th Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 17, 72-3-0

Andy fished the pole and soft pellet on two lines at 14m for carp – 3lb, in the last 90minutes he fished the pole and corn down both margins landing some proper carp – 9lb catapulting him up into top spot with 99lb 1oz, Just one fish short of winning Nigel had a busy day landing 95lb 6oz of carp – 4lb on the pole and banded pellet fished out and on the top kit + 2.Andy B pictured with part of today's catch.

Wednesday Open 3/4/19

Holmedale Lake 16 fished

1st Paul Unwin Gateford Angling Supplies peg 14, 85-2-0

2nd Graham Eden Mansfield AA peg 4, 64-10-0

3rd Ian Taylor Vale AC peg 36, 59-12-0

4th George Rigley Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 57-9-0

5th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 56-6-0

6th Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 51-12-0

Second place last week and first place this week Paul fished the pole and banded pellet out at 16m and down both margins late in the match, catching carp – 7lb in his winning weight of 85lb 2oz.

Holmedale Lake

31/3/19

23 fished

1st Lee Plackett Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 4, 114-10-0

2nd Andy Chippendale Kinky Pellet Club peg 17, 76-7-0

3rd Ian Palfreman Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 14, 69-14-0

4th Rich Evans Tackle Shack peg 28, 69-5-0

5th Steve Stead Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 21, 64-11-0

6th Dan Petney Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 62-12-0

Lee fished the pole and pellet out on two lines at 13 + 16m and down both his margins to land carp – 14lb in his 114lb 10oz winning total.

Wednesday Open 20/3/19

Holmedale Lake 18 fished

1st Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 98-4-0

2nd Paul Unwin Gateford Angling Supplies peg 4, 85-3-0

3rd Richard Parker Gateford Angling Supplies peg 19, 70-10-0

4th Graham Eden Mansfield AA peg 42, 49-15-0

5th Keith Stacey Vale AC peg 39, 49-14-0

6th Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 49-4-0

Mick fished the pole and pellet out at 13m and later in the match fished the pole & corn over pellets down both margins landing 27 carp – 7lb in his total of 98lb 4oz. 2nd place went to Paul Unwin fishing the pole and pellet at peg 4.

Holmedale Lake

24/3/19

21 fished

1st Julian Chadwick Vale AC peg 45, 111-9-0

2nd Dave Wild Kinky Pellet Club peg 9, 104-15-0

3rd Andy Birkin Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 32, 87-2-0

4th Pete Stead Six AM Tackle peg 4, 64-3-0

5th Dean Wright Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 57-5-0

6th Ian Palfreman Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 28, 51-15-0

Winning yesterday’s club match on the Holmedale lake from peg 14 made Julian hungry for some more, drawn opposite 14 on peg 45 he fished the pole and paste out at 7m and corn in the margin landing 111lb 9oz of carp – 8lb. Sheffield’s Dave Wild was the only other angler to break the ton fishing the pole and pellet at peg 9 he put 104lb 15oz of carp on the scales.

Wednesday Open 20/3/19

Holmedale Lake 19 fished

1st Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 64-7-0

2nd Graham Eden Mansfield AA peg 36, 57-14-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 28, 56-5-0

4th Tony Swinscoe Woodhouse Angling Centre peg 9, 54-0-0

5th Phil Carline Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 54, 43-2-0

6th Richard Parker Gateford Angling Supplies peg 24, 41-11-0

A late run of margin fish saw Pete come from nowhere to the top of the list, fishing the pole and corn down both margins he landed carp – 8lb for a total of 64lb 7oz.

Holmedale Lake

17/3/19

21 fished

1st Ian Palfreman Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 45, 62-2-0

2nd Andy Birkin Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 4, 54-10-0

3rd Rich Evans Tackle shack peg 24, 46-9-0

4th Nigel Shipman & Drew Richmond both 44-10-0

Ian fished the pole and soft pellet short at 5m because of the wind, landing carp -7lb in his match winning total of 62lb 2oz.

Holmedale Lake

24/2/19

22 fished

1st Danny Higgins Matrix Dynamite Trentman peg 32, 47-12-0

2nd Ian Palfreman Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 54, 46-6-0

3rd Phil Carline Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 34-0-0

4th Chris Graves Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 33-1-0

5th Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 28-4-0

6th Lee Placket Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42 28-1-0

A white over frost greeted us this morning followed by a sunny flat calm day with the fish cruising round the surface made it hard for all, but you have to be good in the draw bag as well as good at fishing and that’s Danny Higgins drawn at peg 32 he fished the pole and pellet at 16m towards the bore hole building in peg 31 landing carp – 3lb, he finished with a modest 47lb 12oz

Wednesday Open 20/2/19

Holmedale Lake 16 fished

1st Phil Carline Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 97-5-0

2nd Chris Graves Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 68-12-0

3rd Graham Eden Mansfield AA peg 17, 50-6-0

4th Gavin Major Gateford Angling Supplies peg 9, 32-13-0

4th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 36, 21-4-0

Phil Fished a pellet feeder with a 6mm pellet on the hook landing 31 carp – 7lb for 97lb 5oz. In 2nd place Chris fished the pole down the margin because of the wind landing 17 carp - 7lb in his net of 68lb 12oz

Wednesday Open 13/2/19

Holmedale Lake

1st Graham Eden Mansfield AA peg 36, 72-10-0

2nd Simon Sparkles Smith Gateford Angling Supplies peg 27, 65-5-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 39, 30-8-0

4th Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 45, 27-12-0

Graham alternated between a pellet feeder cast to the island and the pole (when wind permitted) with corn and pellet catching steady all of the match he finished with 17 carp – 7lb winning with 72lb 10oz, in second spot Simon had that many fish in his swim he was foul hooking them, fishing the pole and 4m expander he had a late run of carp – 6lb for 65lb 5oz.

Graham pictured with part of today's catch

Wednesday Open 6/2/19

Holmedale Lake

1st Roy Butterfield Gateford Angling Supplies peg 28, 28-7-0

2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 36, 13-12-0

3rd Graham Eden Mansfield AA peg 45, 11-6-0

A lot of ice water as gone into this lake over the last few days making the going a bit tough, but it was Gateford anglings Roy Butterfield at the top of the list after a slow start on the pole and pellet he switched to double red maggot over his pellet swims and landed 6 carp 2 skimmers and a roach for 28lb 7oz to take the win.

Holmedale Lake

27/1/19

15 fished

1st Rich Evans Tackle Shack peg 28, 69-8-0

2nd Andy Birkin Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 9, 44-9-0

3rd Ian Taylor Vale AC peg 26, 35-10-0

4th Nigel Shipman, Paul Margeson & Dave Austin all

14-1-0

With a very strong gusting northerly wind only the sheltered pegs on the field side were used making presentation a little easier. Rich drew peg 28 alternating a small scoop feeder cast to the old lily bed and the pole and pellet he had carp -7 lb in his 69lb 8oz catch.

Holmedale lake 23/1/19

It got colder and colder with the lake freezing up round us

1st Graham Eden peg 9, 5-12-0 1 carp and one skimmer

2nd Mick Langton peg 49, 2-5-0 1 skimmer + 2 roach

3rd Geoff Mawby peg 1, 8 oz 1 roach.

Holmedale Lake

20/1/19

17 fished

1st Danny Higgins Dynamite Matrix Trentman peg 32, 116-15-0

2nd Rich Evans Tackle Shack peg 42, 26-15-0

Wednesday Open 16/1/19

Holmedale Lake 18 fished

1st Carl Brown Sherwood Fishery/Tackle Shack peg 54, 47-4-0

2nd Phil Carline Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 39-8-0

3rd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 37, 34-3-0

4th Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 27, 32-10-0

5th John Littler Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 32, 31-5-0

6th Paul Unwin Gateford Angling Supplies peg 17, 30-3-0

Carl fished the pole with corn and pellet down the deep margin in peg 54 landing 12 carp – 8lb his 47lb 4oz was enough to take the win. 2nd placed Phil fished the pole and expander pellet for 10 carp – 7lb in his total of 39lb 8oz. Carl pictured with a recent catch.

Wednesday Open 9/1/19

Holmedale Lake 12 fished

1st Paul Unwin Gateford Angling Supplies peg 32, 51-4-0

2nd Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 1, 40-12-0

3rd John Littler Mansfield AA peg 30, 36-4-0

A cold and frosty start to the match made it hard for all, drawing peg 32 Paul fished the pole 6mm expander pellet out at 16m landing 14 carp – 6lb, winning with 51lb 4oz.


Holmedale Lake

Sunday 6 /1/19

19 fished

1st Drew Richmond Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 32, 81-1-0

2nd Phil Shaw Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 30, 50-11-0

3rd Danny Higgins Matrix Dynamite Trentman peg 4, 43-12-0

4th Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 54, 42-7-0

5th Pete Hodgetts Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 40-7-0

6th Rich Evans Tackle Shack peg 45, 36-4-0

Drew had a busy day at peg 32 fishing the pole and 6mm expander at 14 + 16m towards the bore hole, he landed lots of small carp – 4lb in is match winning total of 81lb 1oz.


Wednesday Open 2/1/19

Holmedale Lake 20 fished

1st Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 15, 64-6-0

2nd Geoff Mawby Gateford Angling Supplies peg 1, 46-3-0

3rd Phil Carline Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 42, 45-2-0

4th Danny Higgins Matrix Dynamite Trentman peg 21, 43-3-0

5th Phil Shaw Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 13, 42-14-0

6th Jason Singlehurst Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 30, 42-7-0

Finishing in top spot with nearly 20lb to spare Nigel fished the pole and pellet on two lines out at 16m landing 22 carp – 6lb for 64lb 6oz.