Daz dazzles in Wednesday Open

Garth Sykes landed 70lb 12oz of carp.
Garth Sykes landed 70lb 12oz of carp.

Sherwood Forest Farm Park Fishery’s Wednesday Open on Holmedale Lake saw Daz Staley fish pole and meat out at 14m on the deck and just off of it for 32 carp to 8lb, putting a winning 143lb 7oz on the scales.

In second spot Ian Rowney fished the pellet scoop and pellet cast to the island and late in the match he fished the pole and corn down the margin, landing 37 carp to 7lb and 134lb 5oz.

There were six weights over 100lb in a superb match, 71lb 10 oz only good enough for 10th place.

Catchweights (25th June, 24 fished): 1st Daz Staley Subfish peg 4, 143-7-0, 2nd Ian Rowney Mansfield Piscatorial AS peg 39,134-5-0, 3rd Greg Cooper Dynamite Matrix Trentman peg 14, 117-12-0, 4th Andy Lakey Worksop Angling Supplies peg 9, 110-0-0, 5th Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 105-10-0, 6th Martyn Brown Eastwood Angling peg 24, 100-5-0.

Lee Parker won his second Tuesday Open in a row from the same peg on Sherwood Lake.

He started off on the pole and caster for 40lb of ide and skimmers before fishing pole and corn down the margin, landing eight carp to 9lb, finishing with 98lb 14oz.

Not far behind Fred Bispham fished popped-up bread for 20 carp to 10lb, losing 10 others in the weed beds.

Catchweights (Tuesday Open, 24th June, Sherwood Lake, 15 fished): 1st Lee Parker Phil’s Bait & Tackle peg 41, 98-14-0, 2nd Fred Bispham Peg One Angling peg 40, 81-9-0, 3rd Geoff Hiley Woodhouse Angling peg 47, 50-8-0, 4th Mick Burrell Gateford Angling Supplies peg 50, 46-6-0, 5th Steve Richards Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 37, 40-6-0, 6th Jim Wycherley Re Old Ram AC peg 44, 36-7-0.

Sherwood Forest Farm Park Fishery Sunday Evening Open winner Dave Hiley fished the pole and meat shallow at 13m from Holmedale Lake peg four and late in the match fished the maggot down the margin, landing carp to 8lb and winning with 121lb 4oz.

In second place Will Creswell fished the pole and paste down both margins for 102lb 6oz of carp to 8lb.

Catchweights (Sunday Evening Open, 22nd June, Holmedale Lake, 23 fished): 1st Dave Hiley Matrix Trentmen peg 4, 121-4-0, 2nd Will Creswell Eastwood Angling peg 56, 102-6-0, 3rd Carl Brown Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 9, 101-0-0, 4th Martyn Brown Eastwood Angling peg 27, 94-14-0, 5th Garvin Revill Eastwood Angling peg 36, 86-8-0, 6th Ben Holmes Dynamite Matrix Trentman peg 32, 86-4-0.