Goulding set to start a river match league

Weir Field is full of barbel like this one, caught by Stewart Goulding
Weir Field is full of barbel like this one, caught by Stewart Goulding

Highly respected local angler Stewart Goulding is in the process of starting a river match league for Worksop & District AA.

All details are to be confirmed and open to suggestions from anglers, but plans are for a full series of matches on the Trent, Weir Field every Tuesday from the last week in July to the end of September.

Fishing pegs 1 to 20, there will be easy access and bank-side parking.

Stewart has a reputation for arranging very popular events so don’t miss out, give him a ring on 01909 540659.


Sherwood Forest Fisheries: Wed Fun League, Holmedale: 1st A Topham, peg 45, 94-14-0, pole with pellet at 16m up in the water to land 30 carp to 8lb. 2nd D Staley, Subfish, peg 14, 85-12-0; 3rd M Langton Sherwood FF peg 28, 72-12-0

Tue Open, Sherwood: 1st M Watts, Sherwood FF, peg 41, 80-4-0, fishing shallow pole with worm and down the margins, bream to 3lb and carp to 11lb. 2nd D Round, Woodhouse Angling, peg 38, 72-5-0; 3rd S Richards, Sherwood FF, peg 47, 60-11-0.

Sun PM Open, Holmedale: 1st L Hassett, Gateford Angling, peg 56, 134-14-0, pole at 14m with meat and bread, carp to 9lb. 2nd A Lakey. Worksop Angling Supplies, peg 19, 55-12-0; 3rd N Shipman, Sherwood FF, peg 20, 48-12-0.

Lodge Farm: Tue Open, Long Island: 1st J Mills, peg 78, 97-3-0, pole with pellet for an all-carp net. 2nd S Quibell, peg 91, 89-13-0; 3rd P Chapman, peg 101, 79-6-0.

Wed Over 50s, Top Pond: 1st K Walters, peg 23, 78-11-0., a good bag of carp falling to meat and pellet. 2nd K Martin, 56-13-0; 3rd G Morris, peg 33, 55-1-0.

Thu Open, Lily Pond: 1st P Gosney, peg 69, 173-12-0, pole pellet, all-carp net. 2nd P Chapman, peg 66, 115-7-0; 3rd A Hill, peg 58, 47-7-0.

Thu PM, Top Pond: 1st M Foy, peg 13, 52-9-0; 2nd G Thomlinson, peg 44, 30-0-0; 3rd S Robbins, peg 44, 26-1-0.

Hallcroft Fisheries: Sun Open, Moat: 1st S Barraclough, Frenzee, peg out 10, 231-2-0; 2nd D Oldham, peg isl 2, 148-12-0; 3rd A Sellars, Bankside Tackle, peg isl 22, 123-12-0.

Sat Clubman Semi Final, Moat Outer: 1st L Hewison, peg 53, 115-12-0; 2nd M Cordall, peg 105, 73-0-0; 3rd S Pimperton, peg 22, 69-12-0.

Sat Open, Moat Island: 1st A Sellars, peg 33, 180-12-0; 2nd J Kelly, peg 53, 151-2-0; 3rd A Lakey, Worksop Angling Supplies, peg 28, 132-12-0.

Thu Veterans Open, Moat: 1st B Sullivan, peg out 10, 156-4-0; 2nd M Cordall, peg isl 34, 122-14-0; 3rd I Donaldson, peg isl 38, 97-7-0.

Wed Fire Service National: 26 teams competed, spread throughout the fishery: 1st G Leversidge, Marukyu, Moat Pool, 176-13-0; 2nd A Hampson, Canal Pond, 100-14-0; 3rd R Goldwater, Moat Pool, 97-6-0.

Tue PM Open, Bridge: 1st J Masson, Marukyu, peg 21, 95-2-0; 2nd N Shipman, peg 13, 64-2-0; 3rd R Teigh, peg 42, 42-14-0.

Mon, Veterans Open, Reed and Canal: 1st R Turner, peg R23, 138-10-0; 2nd K Pacey, peg C2, 101-12-0; 3rd C Line, Retford Angling Centre, peg C14, 98-8-0.


Worksop & District AA: Fundraiser Open, Sandhill Lake: 1st M Pressley, peg 25, 23-1-0, feeder with worm and maggot for a mostly bream catch; 2nd S Goulding, peg 2,3 20-8-0; 3rd S Smith, peg 32, 12-7-0.

OAP Bassetlaw Festival, Sandhill: 1st R Finch, peg 25, 19-12-0. 2nd S Goulding, peg 23, 12-9-0; 3rd R Fisher, peg 32, 11-1-0.

Tuesday Club: Lodge Farm, Field Pond: 1st A Hill, peg 6, 91-9-0, pole pellet shallow; 2nd B Richardson, peg 3, 81-0-0; 3rd K Walters, peg 5, 60-14-0; 4th M Morris, peg 17, 57-11-0.

Stanley St Social Club: Kiveton Hall: 1st D Brown, 12-10-0. Derek fished pole with paste for carp and bream. 2nd B Storey, 11-6-0; 3rd S Story, 11-0-0.

British Gas AC: Lodge Farm, Lily Pond: 1st K Walters, peg 57, 102-2-0. Keith fished pole shallow with pellet for an all-carp catch. 2nd J Moore, peg 59, 48-15-0; 3rd D Brown, peg70, 39-13-0.

Worksop United AC: Trent, Weir Field: 1st P Martin, 59-8-0; 2nd M Allen, 32-4-0; 3rd J Gibson, 23-13-0.

Toft Newton: 109 rods caught 336 fish, giving a rod average of 3.1.

Boat fishing is proving the best approach on warmer days.

Damsel lure/nymph patterns and black and green lures getting great results.

Neil Deakin tried to empty the water this week, landing an 34 fish in a single session. .

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Tight lines!