Lakey back-to-back wins

Andy Lakey produced convincing back-to-back wins in successive days at Sherwood Forest Farm Park Fishery.

Sunday, 23rd March 2014, 6:00 am

In the Wednesday Open on Holmedale Lake he was drawn at peg 14 and fished the pole and pellet out at 14+16m, landing carp from the off and finishing with 23 to 8lb and a total of 74lb 8oz.

Second-placed Brian Elliott watched his lead fade away in the last hour, landing 20 carp to 7lb for 43lb 7oz.

Wednesday Open, 5th March, Holmedale Lake, 19 fished: 1st Andy Lakey Worksop Angling peg 14, 74-8-0, 2nd Brian Elliott Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 45, 43-7-0, 3rd Richard Evans Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 19, 34-3-0, 4th Nigel Shipman Sherwood Forest Fishery, peg 32, 32-7-0, 5th Pete Lambert James Maude Lindon AC peg 30, 25-12-0, 6th Mick Langton Sherwood Forest Fishery peg 51, 21-10-0.

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The day before Andy made a rare appearance on the Sherwood Lake and drew end peg on the day 26.

He fished the pole and maggot out at 14m, landing 48 ide to 1lb and four small carp to 2lb for 36lb 9oz.

Waggler man John Urruty was in second spot with 27lb 9oz of maggot-caught ide and roach.

Tuesday Open, 4th March, Sherwood Lake, 19 fished: 1st Andy Lakey Worksop Angling peg 26, 36-9-0, 2nd John Urruty Alfreton Angling peg 20, 27-9-0, 3rd John Holmes Woodhouse Angling peg 25, 26-8-0, 4th Steve Richards Woodhouse Angling peg 12, 21-3-0, 5th Ivor Birkin Rivendell AC peg 23, 16-12-0, 6th Mark Holmes Woodseats Angling peg 6, 16-2-0.