Lakeview angling: Mick earns Open win with last-gasp catch

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A very close finish to Sunday’s open at Lakeview saw Mick Beckhurst take a last gasp win.

Mick landed his last fish of the day on the final whistle for a weight of 111lb 9oz off canal peg 15, just beating Ken Daws, who was fishing off the next peg 14, with 106lb 4oz.

Mick fished down the track using pellet and maggot to catch carp of up to 6lb and a good mix of other F1s and mirrors.

Ken caught down the track and across, catching F1s, mirrors and carp, again on pellet and maggot.

The back bank on canal fished very closely with Scott Robinson, on peg 23, catching 87lb 8oz of F1s and carp on maggot.

Brian Orme was top on serpent pool with 68lb 8oz, fishing down the track on peg 21 to catch a good weight of F1s and carp on maggot and pellet.

Results: 1 Mick Beckhurst (LV Select) 111lb 9oz (canal 15), 2 Ken Daws (Sensas) 106lb 4oz (canal 14), 3 Scott Robinson (LV Select) 87lb 8oz (canal 23), 4 Bronson Arme (LV Select) 77lb 13oz (canal 27), 5 Bob Greenbury (Sensas) 77lb 4oz (canal 9), 6 Brian Orme (LV Select) 68lb 8oz (serpent 21), 7 Steve Haywood (Middy) 60lb 5oz (serpent 24), 8 Jason Sahall (LV Select) 60lb 1oz (canal 21), 9 Sam Allen 55lb 13oz (canal 5), 10 Shaun Huggins (Dynamite) 52lb 13oz (canal 24).