Angling: Tony tops the Saturday open at Horseshoe Lake

PUBLISHED: 18:35 14 July 2011


Wagtail Lake producing plenty of good results

Stillwater report: Tony Eustace, fishing the Saturday open on Horseshoe lake, had a fine 4lbs 1oz perch caught on paste.

Wagtail Lake was producing plenty of double figure carp fishing to the islands with good bream and roach catches from most areas.

Elsewhere, the Willow and Ash Lakes were producing good catches with Pellet paste corn and luncheon meat the favourite catchers.

Match results: Last week, Becmain AS Friday evening match at Valence saw Martin Shipton come first with 21lbs, while Ken Lillywhite took the runner-up spot with 8lbs 9ozs and third was Agey with 7lbs 6ozs.

Friday evening’s match at Valence Moat saw Rob Marshall take top honours, with Lillywhite having to settle for second place again with 8lbs 8ozs, while Gordon took third with 7lbs 12ozs.

Active Angling Club fished Oakford middle lake, with top weight going to Les Attfield with 167lbs 12ozs.

Second was I Camden with 90lbs 2ozs, while T Etty with 56lbs 14ozs took third.

Memorial match

Elm Park and Hornchurch DAS fished their annual Harry Little Memorial match at one of their Brentwood lakes.

Top weight went to Colin Luff with 24lbs 6ozs, with Reg Walford taking second place with 20lbs 6ozs. Third was Martin Cass on 14lbs 14ozs.

The Saturday open on the Horseshoe Lake was a 28-peg match.

Top weight on peg 32 was won by Rav Pisano with 114lbs 12 oz, fishing four metres with paste, just pipping Alec Roberts with 114lbs on peg 44.

Third on peg 30 was Steve O’Rourke 103lbs, fourth peg 34 Martin Armfield 95lbs 8ozs and fifth went to M Hoye on peg 28 with 80lbs 6ozs.

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

For Saturday opens at Tylers Common ring Bobby Wager on 07970 258737. The Thursday/Sunday matches on A12 Cuton match Lake ring Scott on 07946 847703.

Coarse sea and fly anglers can report their catches and match results on lakes, canals beach and boat. Ring Keith on 01621 869728 or 07836 327843 or e-mail

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