6th Points 6th June 2021 Lakeside
Sunday's match at Lakeside, which was well attended by 26 anglers, was generally a hard match with many struggling to break a kilo. Conditions were perfect with an overcast sky but the carp seemed preoccupied with spawning and the big bream only showed in part.
However, a few anglers had a good day not least of which was Eric Priest who got in amongst the bream to win the match convincingly with 12.650kg. Having drawn favoured peg 19 on the far point, Eric fished a 12m pole and caught 5 bream plus a few eels, perch and skimmers. He cupped in an initial ball of ground bait containing caster and chopped worm and then loose fed caster thereafter throughout the session. Successful hook bait was worm/caster on a size 16, he did get the last 2 bream on double caster.
Runner up on the day was Dom Garnett from peg 13 with 9.375kg. Dom, having only had a few perch with an hour to go, switched to the feeder and instantly latched into a carp which took 20mins to land. It weighed over 8kg giving Dom a max 10 points and 2nd spot overall. Hook bait was double worm on a size 14. Well done Dom !
3rd place went to Paul Sagar from fancied peg 16 with 3.725kg. Paul's catch comprised a bream caught on single red maggot followed up in the latter stages with a carp caught on the bomb and mussel hookbait. Nice one Paul !
4th spot went to Paul Elworthy from peg 2 by the car park with 2.575kg. Paul, having also struggled early on, fished the feeder and caught 2 rudd, a perch and a bream all on double red maggot to a size 16 and .09 hook length. Well done Paul !
Section A Bruce Hunt ( peg 4 ) 1.875kg
Section B Mike Edwards ( peg 25 ) 2.400kg
League leader at the halfway stage of the series is Dom Garnett with 50 points closely followed by Eric Priest, Anthony Edwards and Mike Blake. The next match is 2nd half of the Presidents shield on 16th June at the Basin. Please book in in the usual way via Culm Valley Angling.