Sunday’s Lakeview Open brought good weights for anglers drawn all round the canal pool.
Steve Haywood topped a 37-strong field with a weight of 106lb off peg 13, catching F1s and mirrors, mainly on maggot.
On the opposite bank on peg 19, Ken Daws landed 102lb, mainly down the track and across, also catching F1s on maggot, while newcomer Sam Allen took third with 92lb 5oz off peg 17.
Scott Robinson drew golden peg 10 on serpent and won a £120 bonus, after catching 78lb 8oz, his haul including big mirrors up to 8lb.
The river lake was used for the first time this year with good weights recorded. Newcomer Mark Kirkland topped the pool with 75lb 13oz from peg 11 mainly on maggot.
Results: 1 Steve Haywood (Middy) 106lb (canal 13), 2 Ken Daws (Sensas) 102lb (canal 19), 3 Sam Allen 92lb 5oz (canal 17), 4 Scott Robinson (LV Select) 78lb 8oz (serpent 10), 5 Brian Orme (LV Select) 76lb 5oz (canal 9), 6 Mark Kirkland 75lb 13oz (river 11), 7 Bronson Arme (LV Select) 66lb 10oz (canal 23), 8 Andy Searle (Middy) 65lb 6oz (river 20), 9 Shaun Huggins (Dynamite) 64lb 10oz (river 5), 10 James Fowkes 59lb 4oz (river 7), 11 Gary Saddler (Dynamite) 52lb (canal 7), 12 Brian Nicholls (LV Select) 50lb 13oz (river 14).