Youngster steals the show at Lodge Farm

Seven-year-old Andrew Lane looking rather pleased with his 14lb 8oz mirror
Seven-year-old Andrew Lane looking rather pleased with his 14lb 8oz mirror
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Tuesday Club junior Andrew Lane, seven, stole the show during their recent match at Lodge Farm after borrowing his dad’s top kit to have a dabble down the margins.

Of course it was inevitable that Andrew was going to hook a big en, which he did.

After a bit of a tussle he landed the biggest carp of the day, a cracking 14lb 8oz mirror.

You couldn’t make it up!


Hallcroft Fisheries: Sat Open, Moat: 1st P Eliott, Leegem, peg 37, 172-11-0, 11m pole with worm over hemp, corn and pellet for 26 carp to 10lb; 2nd B Dales, peg 5, 137-2-0; 3rd A Sellars, peg 9, Bankside Tackle, 98-4-0.

Sun Open, Moat/ Bridge: 1st S Quibell, peg B14, 196-2-0, short pole with meat over groundbait; 2nd A Oldham, Frenzee, peg B16, 176-0-0; 3rd M Paterson, Leegem, peg M23, 163-4-0.

Mon Veterans, Bridge: 1st R Holmes, peg 46, 166-0-0, banded 6 and 8mm pellet for carp to 12lb; 2nd G Schoof, peg 50, 65-1-0; 3rd M Fellows, peg 53, 55-6-0.

Tue Pm, Moat: 1st P Schoof, peg 102, 89-15-0, paste over micros and hemp for 16 carp to 8lb; 2nd P Elliott, Leegem, peg 14, 85-1-0; 3rd R Teigh, peg 42, 80-1-0.

Thu Veterans, Bridge/Croft: 1st P Schoof, peg B17, 106-3-0, 13m pole paste over micros and hemp; 2nd I Temple, peg B6, 78-11-0; 3rd A Berisford, Leegem, peg C6, 51-10-0.

Fri Pm, Moat: 1st D Oldfield, peg 17, 125-2-0, 11m pole paste over pellets and broundbait; 2nd A Berisford, Leegem, peg 100, 106-10-0; 3rd G Leversidge, Marukyu, peg 42, 93-10-0.

Sherwood Forrest Fisheries: Tue Sherwood Lake: 1st Dave Round, Woodhouse Angling, peg 37 63-15-0, short pole caster for mainly ide and skimmers; 2nd Mick Lysaght, peg 57, 55-12-0; 3rd Lee Parker, Phil’s Bait & Tackle, peg 43, 50-14-50.

Wed Open, Holmedale Lake: 1st Andy Lakey, Worksop Angling Supplies, peg 17, 171-1-0, 14m shallow pole pellet; 2nd Paul Unwin, Gateford Angling, peg 36, 147-15-0; 3rd Phil Carline, Subfish peg 33, 142-4-0.


St Josephs AC: Dale Pit: 1st Ray ancliff, 27-15-0, pole paste was the method used to secure Ray’s forth win on the trot; 2nd Brian Kent, 13-12-0, pellet feeder; 3rd Danny Betteridge, pole pellet for an all-carp net.

Tuesday Club: Lodge Farm, Lily Pond: 1st Mel Kirton, peg 70, 103-15, alternating pellet waggler and feeder to bag carp to 15lb to give an easy win; 2nd Mick Simpson, peg 52, 69-1-5-0, pellet waggler for a mixed bag of carp and skimmers; 3rd Alan Harrison, peg 53, pellet waggler; 4th Russ Brown, peg 72, floating pole.

Over 50s Lodge Farm Winter League starts 22nd October.

The £20 entrance fees to be paid by 15th October.

Contact Bill for further details on 07815 030694.

Stanley St Social Club: Next match in the series will be 21st September at Kiverton Hall Farm. Draw 8:30am.

British Gas AC: Hayton Lakes: 1st Andy Hill, peg 67, 96-2-0, pole pellet; 2nd Billy Richardson, peg 79, 88-8-0, pole pellet; 3rd Mick Simpson, peg 50, 76-15-0; 4th Keith Walters, peg 65, 76-2-0.

Bankend, Geoff Barker Memorial Match: 1st Bill Corbett, peg 26, 134-4-0, bubble float with slow sinking bait; 2nd John Moore, peg 24, 106-11-0, pole meat; 3rd Mel Kirton, peg 18, 100-0-0, pellet feeder; 4th Tot Bradbury, peg 27, 89-14-0.


Toft Newton Reservoir: 66 rods caught 186 trout to give an improved rod average of 2.82.

Best methods continue to be either the washing line with a Blob Booby and Diawl Bachs or dries on the surface.

In-house expert Andy went afloat netting 22 fish in a single session so listen to the experts, they will put you on the fish.

Boats are generally enjoying the best sport so it’s worth paying the extra to go afloat.

As the weather cools slightly, catch rates should continue to improve

For more information or to book boats please call the fishery office on 01673 878453.

If you have stories, results or pictures of your bankside exploits, email or give me a call on 07815 308463.

Tight lines!

Alan Dudhill