Lee wins memorial

THE John Hunt memorial match was fished at the Riverside complex, where 19 anglers turned out to enjoy a great day.

We are happy to report that despite the recent cold snap at night, most participants managed to catch, and in a very tight finish Lee Hasset clinched the win with 23lb 7oz.

He finished just ahead of Garry Morris on 22lb 1oz and Steve Morris on 21lb 2oz.

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More importantly, money was raised and donated to Bluebell Wood.

Match organiser Terry Pixley would like to thank everyone who took part.

With the changing of the seasons the emphasis on our sport is also changing, with the predator anglers and beachcasters dusting off their tackle for the winter season.

With that in mind we have already had a few enquiries as to whether we will be running any beach matches this year.

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At this stage there is nothing decided but if you are interested please email us at the above address and we will see what level of interest there is.


THE members of St Joeseph’s AC fished the final match of the 2012 season on the lily pond at Lodge Farm last Saturday: 1st Bonnie Betteridge 43lb 8oz peg 53 pole fished pellet or dead maggot; 2nd Stuart Lilley 41lb 3oz peg 56 pole fished pellet; 3rd Roger Stocks 27lb 1oz bomb fished meat.

The aggragate shield was shared this year between Bonnie Betteridge and Barrie Armison

The Greyhound AC also fished their last match of the year on the Torksey length of the River Trent: 1st Alan Sargeson peg 23 8lb barbell and small silvers tip and stick float; 2nd Cliff Braisford peg 29 4lb 12oz barbell on tip.

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The aggregate standing for the season end: 1st Russ Brown; 2nd Cliff Brailsford; 3rd Dave Robinson; 4th Alan Sargeson.


STARTING at Lakeside, Tuesday saw Kev Martin lead the way in the Harworth Comrades match with an impressive 75lb 10oz net, which included 10 carp and mixed silvers to the method feeder with a pellet hook bait.

Wednesday’s Lakeside open was won by Neil Johnson who took 69lb 12oz on pole fished maggot from peg 10 .

On the carp lake Leighton Beans and Craig Sloaney landed two specimens apiece, Leighton’s best a 27lb 8oz common tempted on a pop up boilie from peg 4.

Craig took a 23lb 10oz lump from peg 5 on cell boilies.

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On the trout lake Jeff Given landed 13 fish to 8lb on segmented blood worm, only to be outdone by Pete Wright who took 14 fish to 9lb on his various buzzers on a floating line.

Down the road at Scrooby Tops, Lodge Farm continues its recent good form.

In Tuesday’s open on the Long Island: 1st Brent Richards 127lb 14 oz peg 100 pole and pellet; 2nd Paul Blanksby 88lb 13oz peg 78 bubble float.

Wednesday’s over 50s on the lily pond: 1st John Gunn peg 66 77lb 5oz pole and pellet; 2nd Len Squires peg 61 73lb 4oz.

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Thursday’s event took place on the Field Pond: 1st Craig Crosby 124lb 4oz pole and pellet; 2nd Andy Hill 111lb 11oz.

Saturday on Top Pond: 1st Mick Witham 66lb 11oz peg 12 pellet waggler; 2nd Tony Revel 39lb 9oz peg 46.

At Riverside, in Tuesday’s open: 1st Mick Cardell 66lb 12oz peg 43 pole fished corn; 2nd Terry Pixley 48lb 6oz peg 10 corn on the feeder.

Wednesday’s match: 1st Terry Pixley 54lb 6oz peg 34 worm on the feeder; 2nd Mick Cardell 42lb 11oz peg 43 pole fished corn.