Bank Holiday Open Match - Speci lake
Tuesday, 31st August 2010
The Bank Holiday Open saw 25 anglers attend on the Specimen Lake. Conditions were interchangeable with periods of cold winds and torrential downpours one moment followed by dry and bright spells the other. The water temperature felt quite cool.
Ray Lamb finished in 1st place with an impressive 137-12-00 fishing with luncheon meat down the inside line and caught Carp up to 15lb.
Second on the day was Shakespeare-backed Neil McKinnon with 114-13-00 caught on luncheon meat using a short pole approach. Neil also took Carp up to 15lb.
Third was Maver (Barnsley Blacks) ace Andy Kinder with 109-02-00 taken on banded 8mm pellet fished "bomb" style and luncheon meat & sweetcorn fished down in the margins.
4th place saw Steve Mayo (Maver) finish with 101-09-00.
Rob Cooksey took 5th with 92-05-00.
||Ray Lamb (Maver Mids)||62||Fished down the inside with meat. Carp caught to 15lb
||Neil McKinnon (Shakespeare)||66||Meat on short pole. Carp caught to 15lb
||Andy Kinder (Maver Barnsley Blacks)||72||Banded 8mm pellet fished bomb-style & down inside edge with meat & corn