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.