Lakeview Fishery: Sunday weights defy freezing conditions

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Despite a very cold and snowy start at Lakeview Fishery, there were unexpectedly good weights at their open match on Sunday where 14 fished the reef pool

Temperatures dropped throughout the day, but winner Brian Greenbury caught a total weight of 68lb 12oz.

Brian took a good mix of carp, skimmers and F1s, catching them over and down the side on peg 14.

Ken Daws came hoem in second place with a respectable haul of 40lb from peg one.

Results: 1 Brian Greenbury (Sensas) 68lb 12oz (peg 14), 2 Ken Daws (Sensas) 40lb (peg 1), 3 Martin Thackery (Woodhouse AC) 25lb 8oz (peg 11), 4 Steve Kinch 20lb 12oz (peg 23), 5 Roger Parnell (LV Select) 17lb 5oz (peg 25), 6 Shaun Huggins (Dynamite) 14lb 5oz (peg 9), 7 Steve Haywood (Middy) 12lb 12oz (peg 7), 8 Stan Piecha (LV Select) 10lb 5oz (peg 3).

* A field of 11 anglers turned out at Lakeview on Friday for the Boxing Day open match.

LV Select angler Peter Cooke won the day with 49lb 12oz, edging out runner-up Steve Haywood by a pound. Joey Griffin completed the top three with 38lb 8oz.

Results: 1 Peter Cooke (LV Select) 49lb 12oz (peg 14), 2 Steve Haywood (Middy) 48lb 5oz (peg 23), 3 Joey Griffin 38lb 8oz (peg 13), 4 Brian Orme (LV Select) 30lb 12oz (peg 25), 5 Darren Bamford (LV Select) 30lb (peg 9), 6 Bob Greenbury (Sensas) 24lb 12oz (peg 6), 7 Martin Turner 22lb 12oz (peg 18), 8 Chris Neal (Rutlander) 21lb 5oz (peg 16).