Final Over 55 Match Series Results
Thirteen members attended the final match at Wedgehill on another warm and sunny afternoon (27th September). Recent cold nights made the carp lethargic and only Dave White topped 50lb with some good fish from peg 17 on a method feeder. Kieth Baker (25lb) won the other section with his customary mix of roach and skimmers plus four carp. The best 6 of 7 results saw Jon Bass take the Series trophy with 10 points, narrowly ahead of Dave Perkins & Kieth Baker (11 points), with Dave runner-up based on weight. Competitors thank Dave Perkins and Dave White for organising the matches this summer and look forward to hearing details of re-instating the traditional CAC Christmas Match.
Over-55s Match at Wedgehill (13th Sept)
Ten members fished the middle lake with high hopes of good catches but the carp hardly fed at all. Kieth Baker continued his good form taking roach skimmers and perch boosted by six carp for an easy win with 28lb. Mike Gotobed was runner-up (24lb 8oz) and lost six carp. With one remaining match in the series (Wedgehill, 27th Sept) Dave Perkins holds a slender lead.
Hucklesbrook Over 55’s (30th August)
A warm, sunny and dry day for the latest match. Kieth Baker (17lb 9oz) won with small roach on maggot plus an early bonus tench. Jon Bass and Dave Perkins (17lb) tied for second taking some quality roach followed by Alan Snook (14lb 8oz) in fourth place.
Dave Perkins has a strong grip on the series with two matches to go, both on Wedgehill middle lake (13th & 27th Sept).
It was a father and son one two at the latest match held on Hucklesbrook. David Perkins took the honours with 14lb 8oz of roach, a lovely net of red fins with fish to around 1lb. Tony Perkins came second with a similar net of fish totalling 12lb 6oz. Alan Snook took 3rd place with another net of silverfish, weighing in at 12lb.
CAC Match Series (Wedgehill, 12.08.18)
The match was fished in wet and windy conditions on the middle pond. Dave White (92lb 12oz) ran out an easy winner with carp on the method feeder, followed by Dave Perkins (67lb) which included 3 nice fish for 35lbs. Third on the day was Tony Perkins (43lb 7oz).
Fourth Over-55s Match (Wedgehill, 16.08.18)
Heavy rain eased off as the match started. Twelve members took part and after a few early carp the fishing was slow, picking up again towards the end of the match. Dave Perkins (51lb 4oz) won from peg 14, followed by Jon Bass (44lb 4oz), Mike Gotobed (39lb 14oz) and Alan Snook (28lb 8oz). Unluckiest member was Dave White who had his rod pulled in. If anyone recovers it please let us know.