Andy Searle won Saturday’s Middy qualifier at Lakeview, but runner-up Daz Sly got through by default to the final on September 26.
Andy, who had already qualified, caught a mix of carp up to 4lb and skimmers on worm, feeding pellet. Tony Webb was the winner of this week’s Middy Landing net raffle, and Searle topped the weight chart, but Dave Harper wins the Middy 4GS muscle waggler rod by default.
Top five: 1 Andy Searle (LV Select) 94lb 8oz (canal 17), 2 Daz Sly (LVS) 82lb 1oz (canal 9), 3 Steve Haywood (Middy) 81lb 5oz (marina 20), 4 Jason Farmery (LVS) 71lb 8oz (marina 17), 5 Paul Kania (LVS) 70lb 13oz (marina 9).
* Chris Neal (Rutlander) won the Wednesday qualifierafter taking 106lb 1oz from peg 14 on the canal pool.
Top five: 1 Chris Neal (Rutlander) 106lb 1oz (canal 14), 2 Paul Kania (LV Select) 74lb 11oz (canal 9), 3 Dean Clare 72lb 8oz (canal 7), 4 Bub Gray (Rutlander) 62lb (canal 29), 5 Ben Checkley (LV Select) 61lb 9oz (river 1).
* Heavy rain didn’t deter 30 anglers from fishing last weekend’s Sunday open match at Lakeview.
Neil Edwards came top of the pile with 79lb 12oz off peg one on reef, fishing maggot and pellet to catch carp up to 6lb. Neil fished down the track and tight to the island.
Ken Daws was second off the favoured peg 20 on river with 69lb 2oz, catching on maggot and pellet, and fishing down the track and across for a mix of carp, skimmers and F1s.
Top five: 1 Neil Edwards (LVS) 79lb 12oz (reef 1), 2 Ken Daws (Sensas) 69lb 2oz (river 20), 3 Daz Sly (LVS) 68lb 14oz (reef 4), 4 Jason Sahall (LVS) 60lb 8oz (river 5), 5 Bub Gray (Rutlander) 58lb 14oz (reef 13).