Lake View Fishery: Tough day’s sport as pre-winter chill strikes

Joey Griffin reached the Middy final with a small catch in tough conditions on Saturday EMN-161115-165357002

Joey Griffin reached the Middy final with a small catch in tough conditions on Saturday EMN-161115-165357002

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Brian Greenbury and Joey Griffin made it through to the Middy Xtreme Autumn/Winter Final next March after a quiet week at Lake View Fishery.

Third place and a haul of just 7lb 5oz was enough to take Joey Griffin through on Saturday as cold temperatures and rain all day made for a hard day’s fishing.

Wednesday qualifier Brian Greenbury EMN-161115-165412002

Wednesday qualifier Brian Greenbury EMN-161115-165412002

Andy Searle, already qualified, won the match with 44-05-00, catching F1s and carp on pellet, maggot and bread.

Greenbury topped a small field on Wednesday with 47lb 1oz, taken from peg 12 on the serpent lake.

Results (top five) – Wednesday qualifier: 1 Brian Greenbury (Coopers Tackle) 47lb 1oz (peg 12), 2 Dave White (LVS) 17lb 5oz (peg 9), 3= Andy Searle (LVS) 11lb 10oz (peg 25), 3= Steve Haywood (Middy) 11lb 10oz (peg 18), 5 Bob Dyer (Maverick) 2lb 1oz (peg 2).

Saturday qualifier: 1 Andy Searle (LVS) 44lb 5oz (peg 7), 2 Steven Pretty 32lb 12oz (peg 24), 3 Joey Griffin 7lb 5oz (peg 21), 4 Daz Sly (Coopers Tackle) 5lb 12oz (peg 11).

Sunday Open match: 1 Bob Dyer (Maver) 38lb 5oz (peg 8), 2= Bronson Arme (LVS) 26lb (peg 20), 2= Rob Edwards 26lb (peg 24), 4 Steve Haywood (Middy) 25lb 12oz (peg 12), 5 Bill Arme (LVS) 24lb 8oz (peg 2).