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MATCH OF THE WEEK I MAVER MATCH THIS
Warren Martin with just a
PROF I L E
feeder and pellet waggler tactics
to ﬁnish one good ﬁsh in front of sample of his mammoth
runner-up Tim Dabrowa’s 145-6-0, catch during the big-money
the win coming just two years qualiﬁer at Barford Lakes.
after the London-based youngster
qualiﬁed at Lakeview Fishery.
Faced with an island at 30m,
Tony kicked o with a pellet
Method feeder and 8mm banded
pellet on the hook and with plenty
of carp cruising around on the FACTFILE
surface, he switched to the pellet Name: Warren Martin
waggler and 8mm pellet a little Venue: Barford Lakes
further away from the island for a Hookbait: Banded pellet
few casts when the feeder line
went quiet – a change that nicked TACKLE USED
a few ﬁsh to keep his nose in front.
Float: 4X12 Carpa 2
RESULT: 1 T Curd, Guru/Bait-Tech,
153-11-0; 2 T Dabrowa, Fox Match Stanjay, Mainline: 0.18mm Maver
145-6-0; 3 J Smith, Marukyu Baits, Genesis straight through
MIDS 132-3-0; 4 D Reeve, Daiwa Angling Direct,
129-2-0; 5 L Farmer, Browning Central,
Elastic: 16 solid
Hook: Size 16 PR38
Daiwa Hallcroft Fishery GTI Foston RESULT
Veterans (Thurs) Willow Lakes, (30 pegs)
Bridge & Croft Pools (36 Pegs) 1 W Martin, Sensas/Lewis’
This ﬁshery just outside Grantham Angler’s World, 216-10-0;
With over 50lb needed for a top was in tremendous form for this 2 D Grimsey, Maver Image
10 ﬁnish, Pete Bagshaw notched match and two anglers broke the VDE, 117-0-0; 3 P Ashford,
another victory with a 74-12-0 venue record but it was
mixed bag of skimmers and carp
Barford Tackle, 112-0-0;
Andy Birkin who claimed the top 4 M Sawyer, Dynamite
taken on corn and pellet ﬁshed at spot and now holds the record
6m and in the margins o peg 10 Baits, 106-0-0
with an excellent 189-10-0.
on Bridge Island. Drawn on Hawthorn Lake peg 13
RESULT: 1 P Bagshaw, Ultimate Barnsley he ﬁshed up in the water on bread WEIGHT WHEEL
Blacks, 74-12-0; 2 T Sears, Daiwa Hallcroft,
for most of the match netting carp
64-12-0; D Speight, Hallcroft, 60-0-0; to double ﬁgures.
4 C Perry, Sensas, 54-12-0. Phil Morris Jnr was the other
angler making the headlines on 1ST 2ND
Daiwa Hallcroft Fishery Hawthorn peg 17 with 172-0-0. HOUR HOUR
(Fri pm) RESULT: 1 A Birkin, Phil’s Bait & Tackle,
Moat Pool (55 Pegs)
189-10-0; 2 P Morris Jnr, Notts AA,
The top four ﬁnishers all broke the 172-0-0; 3 I Palfremen, Phil’s Bait & Tackle, 5TH 3RD
140-00; 4 J Meakin, Victoria Tackle, HOUR HOUR
ton barrier, with Dave Dare ﬁrst 6LB 57LB
Warren hits Barford Lakes with 216-10-0
past the post with 147-12-0, made 111-14-0; 5 G Kimberley, Team Zimba, 4TH
up of 20 carp to 8lb on poleﬁshed 83-8-0; 6 S Hoe, Grantham, 62-10-0; HOUR
worm, maggot and pellet ﬁshed in
the margins of peg 10 on the Moorlands Farm (Fri)
Bank & Meadow Pools (36 pegs)
Outer. Second was Andy Oldham,
BY TONY GRIGORJEVS World backed ace took advantage directly in front of any sh that surface and was forced to lash in
who also ﬁshed the margins but
with meat, pellet and corn over
Extreme ends of the match length
email@example.com of a good draw on the Match Lake passed through his swim. pellets and sh shallow in a more
produced ﬁrst and second –
groundbait for carp to double winner Richard Chatwin taking his and used a combination of the Almost every time his banded traditional manner.
ﬁgures in a 129-4-0 bag from 139-11-0 from peg 55, while Warren Martin once again pole and waggler from peg 6 to pellet hit the surface, it was taken “Once I changed to shing
peg 101 also on the Outer.
RESULT: 1 D Dare, Nottingham, 147-12-0;
runner-up Richard Kings took his
proved why he is the most take plenty of carp to 9lb. by a lump. At times, the sh shallow traditionally I caught
117-0-0 from peg 2.
2 A Oldham, Maver/Ultimate Barnsley
In the race to become ‘King Dick’ feared angler at Norfolk’s With very little ripple on the backed o and casting to clearly well for a while but in the nal
Blacks, 129-4-0; 3 S Pimperton,
it was Chatwin who came out on Barford Lakes when he hauled water when the event began and visible with the waggler brought hour I only had one sh.
Shawstead, 120-12-0; 4 S Barraclough,
Frenzee, 103-4-0; 5 G Gibson, Sutton-cum-
top with carp taken on alternated
out a mammoth 216-10-0 to lots of shing cruising in the about the same result. Thankfully, by then the damage
corn and paste ﬁshed down the
Lound, 97-12-0; 6 B Holmes, Fox Match take victory during the latest upper layers, Warren decided to After three hours the wind was done and it didn’t matter too
edge, his nearest challenger Kings
also catching carp from down the Maver Match This qualiﬁer. use a shallow rig with a long picked up and his winning much. It was a great day’s sport
edge of his peg on corn.
The Sensas and Lewis’ Angler’s length of line between pole tip approach had to be abandoned and I’m looking forward to the
Dragon Watermeadows RESULT: 1 R Chatwin, SBS SPA MG,
5K Qualiﬁer and oat and swung the bait as he was unable to see under the big nal,” said Warren.
Ingoldmells (33 pegs) 139-11-0; 2 R Kings, St David’s, 117-0-0;
3 C Matthews, Moorlands, 114-10-0;
Pegs in the 40s have been proliﬁc 4 G Clarke, Smithy’s Tackle, 111-2-0; Gone Fishing Hinckley, used a 5 R Downing, Mill Tackle, 68-1-0; 3 D Smith, Dudley, 53-0-0. and sees the top accumulative Baits, 145-14-0; 2 R Bond, Bury St Edmunds,
at this Lincolnshire complex and 5 M Rice Bag ‘Em Baits, 104-4-0; Method feeder to reach the end of 6 D Ringham, Rycroft, 62-1-0. weight deciding the overall 132-13-0; 3 S Bracey, Dynamite Baits,
Jamie Bonsall took 116-7-0, which 6 M Galaszewski, Mark’s Tackle, 100-2-0; the island from his peg 44 draw on Tunnel Barn Farm placings and on Day 1 Daiwa/ 129-5-0; 4 G Arnold, Cross Drove, 125-7-0;
included carp to 8lb, to top this 7 S Pearce, SBS, 95-9-0; 8 G Clarke, the end of the point – his meat Sherwood Forest Farm Park Extension Pool (30 pegs) Dynamite Baits-backed 5 J Barrowman, Fox Match/Lewis’s Angler’s
latest qualiﬁer. Newtown AC, 93-14-0. baits gaining a response from carp Fishery (Weds) Simon Wheeler included carp to World, 120-11-0; 6 S Easey, Stanjay Tackle,
Presenting meat shallow right into double ﬁgures and a trio of Holmedale Lake (25 pegs) An inﬂux of Stoke-on-Trent based 14lb, which fell to catmeat and 113-5-0.
across at peg 46 and feeding Octoplus Boldings Pools tench that together made up his anglers have made a money- corn, in his winning 88-2-0 from
Larch & Willow Pools (23 pegs) Sensas Mansﬁeld Angling rod making visit to the venue this week
next-to-nothing throughout the winning weight of 81-13-0. peg 33. Close-by was Richard Dynamite Baits Makin’s Pairs
match Jamie kept the interest up Runner-up Tony Shepherd, of the Steve Keyworth topped this and the latest to leave with cash in Bond who had a mixture of F1 (rnd 1)
Ralph Johnson, of the Bilston midweek open from peg 36, taking his pocket was Ultimate Dynamite Baits Makin’s Fishery
by beating his dad Chris, who took Banbury Gunsmiths squad, looked hybrids and goldﬁsh for 79-3-0
Angling Club, proved that practice 11 carp on the pellet feeder and Pellet-backed Steve Wilson, who (40 pegs)
another all-carp 90-13-0 to ﬁnish to be ﬁnishing nowhere as he from peg 22.
makes perfect when after winning pellet casting to the island and a won with 114-9-0.
second! struggled at peg 33 with pole and The same brisk sport was enjoyed
the Friday match on the Chestnut further 20 ﬁsh to 10lb on pole and Steve had the fortune to pick out Venue expert Anthony King
RESULT: 1 J Bonsall, Avanti, 116-7-0; pellet to catch a few tench and on Day 2 right across the lake and
Pool with his poleﬁshed pellet and corn ﬁshed out at 11m and down peg 1 from the draw and ﬁshed topped the leader board with a
2 C Bonsall, Avanti, 90-13-0; 3 D crucians, but a switch in the ﬁnal topping the ﬁeld this time was
maggot attack, he replicated the the margins to record 115-8-0. tight to the island at 14m with corn ﬁne 188-0-0. Drawn on Lake Two
Pimperton, Avanti, 66-10-0; 4 G Wright, hour to Method feeder and meat Bruno Norman, who again
methods and baits on peg 18 of RESULT: 1 S Keyworth, Sensas Mansﬁeld to tempt carp to 6lb, plus F1 peg A12 the Dynamite Baits/
Avanti, 58-5-0; 5 P Underwood, Spilsby saved the day as ﬁve carp to 8lb included bonus double-ﬁgure carp
the Larch Pool to win this match Angling, 115-8-0; 2 M Brown, Eastwood hybrids and skimmers, for his Middy-backed rod ﬁshed the
AC, 55-10-0; 6 K Haywood, Avanti, boosted his catch to 76-13-0. to 12lb, plus F1s, on poleﬁshed
comfortably with 134-10-0. Angling, 84-15-0; 3 M Langton, Sherwood winning catch that pushed his Method feeder tight up to the
49-4-0. RESULT: 1 M Higgott, Gone Fishing catmeat and corn at peg 13.
Ralph ﬁshed a solid match that Forest Fishery, 76-8-0; 4 P Tatley, MAP Stoke compatriot Phil Moore into island with hair-rigged pellet,
Hinckley, 81-13-0; 2 T Shepherd, Banbury Simon Wheeler claimed the £1,000
produced carp to 8lb, while Mansﬁeld, 72-2-0; 5 G Keyworth, Sherwood second. dropping short during the match
Fish O’Mania Qualiﬁer Gunsmiths, 76-13-0; 3 M Wiliams, Chiltern top prize with an eighth-place
at regular intervals to pick up a few
(Weds) second-best Peter Plant, Maver Fishery, 68-6-0; 6 L Hassett, Sherwood Phil used pellet at peg 29 ﬁshing
Baits, 68-13-0; 4 S Smith, Kobra Feeders, ﬁnish on Day 2, but more
Dynamite Baits Makin’s Fishery Midlands, couldn’t ﬁnd the bigger Fishery, 65-4-0. up and down in the water at 10m better ﬁsh.
68-8-0; 5 S Wilsmore, Milo/D&A Tackle, importantly his 57-12-0 gave him a
(130 pegs) specimens at his peg 24 on the for an all-F1 net of 105-2-0. RESULT: 1 A King, Dynamite Baits/Middy,
66-15-0; 6 C O’Brian, Fast Feeders, 66-1-0; 145-14-0 total and Richard Bond’s
7 D Duggan, Dams & Lock, 57-11-0;
Starlets Northﬁeld Vets AS RESULT: 1 S Wilson, Ultimate Pellet, 132-13-0 aggregate was enough
188-0-0; 2 K Walters, Team Makin’s,
Tony Curd made it two Fish O’ RESULT: 1 R Johnson, Bilston Angling, (Weds) 114-9-0; 2 P Moore, Drop Outs, 105-2-0; 180-10-0; 3 S Mi y, Marukyu Baits,
8 R Harris, Chiltern Baits, 53-11-0. Preston Innovations Woodland View, for second spot and £500.
ﬁnal appearances in three years 134-10-0; 2 P Plant, Maver Midlands, 3 L Wetton, Tunnel Barn Farm, 98-7-0; 176-0-0; 4 A Meadows, Matchﬁshingscene.
Arles &d High Pools (44 pegs) RESULT, DAY 1: 1 S Wheeler, Daiwa/
after winning this second qualiﬁer 94-6-0; 3 J Elwell, Pro Line Wednesbury, 4 L Capewell, Drop Outs, 86-9-0; co.uk, 130-8-0; 5 A Allan, Mansﬁeld
of the 2011 event at Makin’s with a 69-5-0; 4 K Emlyn, Oakengates Angling
Rycroft Fishery Dynamite Baits, 88-2-0; 2 R Bond, Bury St
Angling, 129-6-0; 6 K Dale, Victoria Tackle,
Moat & Clover Pools (32 pegs) The best day of the year in terms 5 P Caton, Dynamite Baits/Banbury Edmunds, 79-3-0; 3 S Bracey, Dynamite
153-11-0 haul. Centre, 68-11-0; 5 A Rumble, Octoplus Gunsmiths, 76-0-0; 6 R Avery, Redditch, 121-0-0.
of weather produced a good Baits, 75-13-0; 4 J Barrowman, Fox Match/
It was a day when the top ﬁve all Boldings Wolves, 64-1-0; 6 T Slater, Match-winner Sam Randall drew 71-10-0; 7 K Dennis, Ultimate Pellet,
turnout, with Mick Trueman at Lewis’s Angler’s World, 66-0-0; 5 V Cross,
recorded three-ﬁgure weights Octoplus Boldings Wolves, 54-4-0; Clover Pool peg 22 and was kept 61-12-0; 8 D Lowndes, Stoke-on-Trent, Hinderclay Lakes
peg 27 on the High Pool ﬁshing Ixworth, 61-10-0; 6 S Easey, Stanjay Tackle, Reed Pool, Lake William & Florence
spread across di erent waters 7 P Postin, Octoplus Boldings Wolves, busy catching carp to 5lb up in the 61-1-0.
pole and pellet at 3m to land 15 58-10-0. Lake (47 pegs)
when many had thought Lake 2 51-2-0; 8 S Jukes, Octoplus Boldings water. Feeding 4mm pellet and carp to 6lb to weigh in 72-14-0. DAY 2: 1 B Norman, Kev’s Tackle, 74-7-0;
would completely dominate. Wolves, 50-10-0. ﬁshing a small pellet on the hook SUNDAY MATCHES
Runner-up Ron Cornﬁeld at Arles 2 N Button, Cross Drove, 72-2-0; 3 G Arnold, Seventeen-year-old Brian Cant is
The winner did come o that the Derby rod recorded 83-14-0. Pool peg 16 went a little further out Cross Drove Fishery Cross Drove, 71-5-0; 4 N Parkinson, showing his elders the way home
water though, Guru/Bait-Tech- Packington Somers RESULT: 1 S Randall, Fox Match Trentmen, at 5m with pellet to ﬁnd carp to Two-Day Final Dynamite Baits/Middy, 68-5-0; 5 I Shipp, and has framed on several
backed Tony drawing peg A9 on Molands Mere Pool (36 pegs) 83-14-0; 2 C Allan, Marukyu Baits, 82-11-0; Hockwold (63 pegs)
double ﬁgures in his 61-5-0. Cross Drove, 62-4-0; 6 T Anderson, Daiwa occasions recently and in this
Lake 2 and taking around 20 carp 3 D Bamford, Lakeview Select, 73-12-0;
Leicestershire raider Max Higgott, RESULT: 1 M Trueman, Northﬁeld, Angling Direct, 60-13-0. match took the top spot with
to 9lb on a combination of Method 4 P Swinston, Clay Cross, 71-8-0; This ﬁnal is ﬁshed over two days
72-14-0; 2 R Cornﬁeld, Stourport, 61-5-0; OVERALL: 1 S Wheeler, Daiwa/Dynamite 113-5-0 from the Florence Lake.