Angling: Billy’s the kid on Wagtail Lake

PUBLISHED: 18:01 28 July 2011


Billy Hutchins picks up carp

Stillwater result: Billy Hutchins, fishing Wagtail Lake on peg 34, had a 16lb carp on ICI boilies. On Horseshoe Lake, Steve Lattice had carp to 19lbs using luncheon meat. Ricky Challis had carp to 15lbs using Yorkshire baits cat meat pellets.

The Chase has been fishing exceptionally well, with the front lake producing numerous fish to 33lbs. Mick Mills had fish of 33lbs 10ozs and 34lbs, Dave Penson had 16 fish in two nights weighing up to 26lbs. Paul Merritt had a catfish of 33lbs. The back lake has been good for tench, crucians and roach. Kevin Ellis, fishing the point over several sessions, had 55 carp to 20lbs.

Match results: The Saturday Open on the Horseshoe Lake was a 19-pegger, where top weight on peg 24 went to Ross Harold with 156lbs 4ozs. Second on peg 44 was Alec Roberts with 125.8ozs, third on peg 30 was Rav Pisano with 124lbs 14ozs.

At Cuthbert Lake, where 15 fished in total, Gordon Bullock placed first with 25lbs 10ozs. In joint second were Dickie Carr and Johnny Hussein with 18lbs 8ozs, fourth was John Young with 18lbs 6ozs, fifth was Bob Davies with 17lbs 10ozs and sixth was Peter Toye with 15lbs 8ozs.

Top weight

At Redbridge Lakes 13 fished and top weight went to Mun Phung with 25lbs 12ozs. Second was Jimmy Hornsby with 24lbs 10ozs, third was Ricky with 23lbs 2ozs.

At the Saturday Open at Tylers on the Horseshoe Lake, 25 fished, where 12 anglers caught over 100lbs each. Top weight on peg 44 was Dave Harold with 187lbs 8ozs, second on peg 22 was Alec Roberts with 184lbs 12ozs, third on peg 38 was S Coppen with 166lbs 8ozs and fourth on peg one was Steve James with 144lbs 14ozs.

Finishing fifth on peg 11 was Mickey Hood with 135lbs 14ozs, sixth on peg 50 was Graham Dack with 120lbs 8ozs.

Billy Everett was first at The Sunday Open at Cuthbert Lake with 22lbs 10ozs. Second was Mun Phung with 20lbs 8oz, third was Steve Crawley with 17lbs 8ozs, fourth was Gordon Bullock with 16lbs 12ozs, fifth was Steve Arno with 16lbs 8ozs and sixth was John Young with 15lbs 6ozs.

Match diary: During the summer months Becmain AS are holding Friday evening open matches at Valence Moat. The draw is at 4pm, with fishing from 5pm until 9pm. Silver fish only. Anyone interested should contact Peter or Martin on 07799 746817.

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