Sunday 20th December 2015, Lake John – Drennan – winter League practice round

In angling there are the good the bad and lucky, Lucky old Simon has a mid match chuck for a carp and lands one the lucky git…

Simon Willsmore xmas week winner
Simon Willsmore, Drennan-D+A Tackle, peg 12, 33-8-0


Simon started the match on the feeder casting fairly tight to the island which had a great affect with a maggot on a short 6” hook length the tip went round which kept him busy for the early part of the match, a look on the long pole line was always a must but the wind made presenting bait tricky so switching between the pole and the tip kept a few fish trickling in, a mid match chuck to the island produced a wrap round and a 18lb carp was mugged, Simon then played the fish in yours truly’s peg, the dirty git, then asked me to take a picture of it just like we were doing a feature, good job i like him, a run of fish on the long pole line late secured a victory…..but only just, 8oz’s off his tail was Ben Coss, unlucky Ben an honest bag of fish, another great match chaps, Merry Christmas all….

  • Ben Coss, Lake John Fishery, peg 16, 33-0-0
  • Paul Hyde, Browning-Wickford, peg 39, 32-8-0
  • Gary McClair, Hollow Angling, peg 3, 31-0-0
  • Chris Vandervleit, Drennan-Bait Tech, peg 10, 28-0-0
  • Martin Amos, Angling Direct, peg 31, 27-8-0

22 Fished