Match ace takes top weight at Hallcroft

Local match ace Andy Oldham took the top weight of the week, during Hallcroft’s Sunday Open on the Moat Pool.
Alan Sipson fishing at SherwoodAlan Sipson fishing at Sherwood
Alan Sipson fishing at Sherwood

Banded pellet presented shallow at 13m saw Andy clinch victory in this 37-peg event, landing over 144lb of carp.


Sherwood Forest Fisheries: Wed Fun League, Holmedale: 1st M Langton, Sherwood FF, peg 17, 96-2-0, pole meat & paste for carp to 9lb; 2nd M Malia, Wickersley Angling, peg 56, 72-5-0; 3rd J Darby Sherwood FF, peg 19, 62-5-0.

Tue Open, Sherwood: 1st J Holmes, Woodhouse Angling Centre, peg 41, 69-5-0, pole corn in margins and popped-up bread for carp to 10lb; 2nd M Rouse, Mansfield Busman AC, peg 40, 66-7-0; 3rd S Richards, Sherwood FF, peg 38, 58-7-0.

Sunday Open, Holmedale: 1st R Evans, Sherwood FF, peg 1, 106-15-0, pole pellet down margins at 9 and 14m landing carp to 7lb; 2nd G Cooper, Subfish/Middy, peg 31, 98-2-0; 3rd A Birkin, Phil’s Bait & Tackle, peg 54, 91-8-0.

Lodge Farm Fisheries: Tue Open, Lily: 1st J Gunn, peg 53, 87-0-0, pole caster for mixed bag of bream, ide and carp; 2nd S Hadfield, peg 56, 80-3-0; 3rd G Bingham, peg 59, 71-6-0.

Wed Over 50s, Signal: 1st R Crocker, peg 24, 81-5-0, pole pellet & corn for an all carp net; 2nd K Walters, peg 38, 54-14-0; 3rd M Kirton, peg 18, 53-10-0.

Thu Open, Field: 1st C Crosby, peg 12, 110-6-0, pole pellet for carp; 2nd S Bingham, peg 14, 101-7-0; 3rd W Chapple, peg 10, 95-14-0.

Thu Open, Top Pond: 1st M Foy, peg 46, 65-15-0, pole pellet for carp; 2nd D Brammer, peg 40, 41-13-0; 3rd L Hardwick, peg 16, 40-12-0.

Lakeside Fisheries: Wed Open, Lakeside: 1st P Morgan, peg 40, 141-5-0, pole meat for mixed bag of carp & skimmers; 2nd L Lax, peg 37, 97-13-0; 3rd L Richmond, peg 29, 49-9-0.

Carp Lake: Sheffield’s Ian Jackson fished Cell boilies from peg 3 to land four specimens, including a 26lb 13oz common.

Hallcroft Fisheries: Mon Veterans, Bridge: 1st I Donaldson, Nottingham, peg out 25, 72-6-0, centrepin mag & caster for carp & skimmers; 2nd J Hobson, Hallcroft, peg isl 16, 64-14-0; 3rd R Brooks, Sheffield, peg out 28, 56-4-0.

Tue Open, Moat: 1st D Whiting, Buttonhole AC, peg out 6, 114-4-0, wag pellet & corn shallow & margins for carp to 9lb; 2nd M Cordall, Retford, peg out 17, 74-6-0; 3rd N Potter, Map Leegem, peg isl 64, 65-6-0.

Thu Open, Moat: 1st A Sellars, Bankside Tackle, peg isl 14, 98-11-0, shallow wag & pole with meat for carp to 10lb; 2nd R Turner, Retford, peg isl 2, 92-4-0; 3rd B Sullivan, Maltby, peg out 105, 56-14-0.

Fri Open, Moat Pool: 1st A Sellars, Bankside Tackle, peg isl 39, 131-14-0, meat & corn in margins over gb for carp to 12lb; 2nd J Masson, Maver/Maryuku, peg out 80, 115-10-0; 3rd G Westwater, Map, peg out 26, 115-0-0.

Sat Open, Moat: 1st D Oldham, Maltby, peg out 31, 116-4-0, wag pellet shallow for carp to 9lb; 2nd G Mumby, Hallcroft, peg out 21, 77-8-0; 3rd S Gray, Worksop, peg out 39, 76-13-0.

Sun Open Moat Outer: 1st A Oldham, Halkon Hunt, peg 38, 144-2-0, pole pellet at 13m for carp to 10lb; 2nd J Thomas, Mansfield, peg 32, 98-12-0; 3rd N Wood, Hallcroft, peg 60, 80-0-0.

Sun Map Leegem Final, Moat Island: 1st G Mumby, Hallcroft, peg 29, 76-15-0, meat in shallows at 13m and margins for carp to 8lb; 2nd M Watson, Map Leegem, peg 37, 70-10-0; 3rd S Spurr, Map Leegem, peg 42, 65-15-0.


Harworth Comrades AC, Lakeside: 1st L Richmond, Peg 29, 95-3-0, pole meat for carp & skimmers. 2nd T Lees, peg 24, 53-12-0. 3rd N Footitt, peg 28, 48-12-0.

Worksop United AC, Clearwater: 1st K Morris, peg 84, 81-5-0, bomb pellet. 2nd P Martin, peg 82, 69-3-0. 3rd P Nunn, peg 78, 31-12-0.

Dinnington Welfare AC, Aston Ponds: 1st J Allsopp, peg 7, 12-15-0. 2nd M Donnelly, peg 1, 9-5-0. 3rd G Kaye, peg 2, 8-11-0.

Warsop AC, Lodge Farm: 1st P Stoppard, peg 101, 97-14-0, pole meat for carp.

Toft Newton: 86 rods caught 335 fish giving a rod average of 3.9.

Anglers took advantage of buzzer hatches, olive doing the trick.

A mixed cast with crunchers, diawl bachs and buzzers working best.

Fish generally feeding at 3ft deep, dropping to 9ft on bright, blustery days.

Gary Bateman netted fish to over 12lb on a diawl bach. Steve Murcott landed fish to 11lb on a shipmans and ravenshead.

Dave McGeever enjoyed some good sport, landing 16 fish to 8lb on buzzers.

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