Lake View Fishery: Qualifier Edwards strikes gold

Golden peg winner Neil Edwards EMN-160816-183237002
Golden peg winner Neil Edwards EMN-160816-183237002
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Neil Edwards had a day to remember at Lake View Fishery last Wednesday when he qualified for the Middy Baggin Machine Summer Series Final and earned a £90 bonus.

Edwards landed a haul of 70lb 4oz on golden peg three on lagoon to earn the bonus. His fourth-place finish was also enough to secure his place in the final on Saturday, September 17.

Qualifier Chris Neal EMN-160816-183226002

Qualifier Chris Neal EMN-160816-183226002

Chris Neal (Rutlander) will join him there after finishing seventh at Saturday’s qualifier with 57lb 10oz from peg 11 on the lagoon.

And Daz Sly finally overcame rival Bronson Arme to win the Sunday Open match.

Sly weighed in with 106lb 2oz from peg 12 on the serpent lake after a close tussle with LVS angler Arme who landed 99lb 6oz, just three pegs down at nine.

Results (top five) –

Middy Baggin Machine Summer Series (Wednesday): 1 Bob Greenbury (Drennan) 85lb 3oz (stream peg 11), 2 Phil Hill (LVS) 83lb 13oz (river 1), 3 Andy Searle (LVS) 78lb 14oz (river 11), 4 Neil Edwards (Maver) 70lb 4oz (golden peg three, lagoon), 5 Ken Daws (Sensas) 66lb 4oz (stream 7).

(Saturday): 1 Ken Daws (Sensas) 105lb 1oz (marina peg 25), 2 Steve Haywood (Middy) 104lb (lagoon 16), 3 Roger Parnell (LVS) 98lb 4oz (marina 9), 4 Bob Greenbury (Drennan) 96lb 10oz (marina 12), 5 Andy Searle (LVS) 73lb 6oz (marina 15).

Sunday Open: 1 Daz Sly (Coopers Tackle) 106lb 2oz (serpent peg 12), 2 Bronson Arme (LVS) 99lb 6oz (serpent 9), 3 Carl Sutton 86lb 1oz (serpent 1), 4 Scott Hopewell 71lb 13oz (canal 12), 5 Keith Daws (LVS) 76lb 8oz (peg 6).