Lakeview Fishery: Haywood takes advantage of kind draw

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A fantastic turnout of 31 anglers braved temperatures of -5 on Sunday to fish the latest Lakeview Open.

Steve Haywood made the most of his ice-free peg one on ocean pool, thanks to the aerator running through the night, to record a weight of 74lb 1oz. He caught mainly F1s and mirrors with a few silvers, on bread, pellet and maggot.

Reef produced the next top five weights which were very close and headed by Peter Cooke with 40lb 12oz from peg 24, catching on bread and maggot.

Results: 1 Steve Haywood (Middy) 74lb 1oz (ocean 1), 2 Peter Cooke (LVS) 40lb 12oz (reef 24), 3 Danny Higgins (Subfish) 37lb 5oz (reef 18), 4 Jason Sahall (LVS) 35lb 12oz (reef 6), 5 Ken Daws (Sensas) 35lb (reef golden peg 9), 6 Roger Parnell (LVS) 34lb 8oz (reef 22).

New Year’s Eve open: 1 Scott Robinson (LVS) 26lb 2oz (reef 24), 2 Steve Haywood (Middy) 25lb 12oz (reef 1), 3 Sam Allen 22lb 8oz m(reef 1), 4 Ken Daws (Sensas) 19lb 1oz (Reef 19), 5 Bob Greenbury (Sensas) 18lb 5oz (reef 14), 6 Jeff Thorpe 17lb (reef 25).

* Sunday’s open match fishes the reef and lagoon. Draw is 9am and the cafe is open from 7.30am.