Steve Haywood and Luke Bamford were the latest to qualify for the Xtreme Middy Winter Series final at Lakeview Fishery last week.
Luke qualified last Wednesday after landing 89lb 2oz of carp, skimmers, bream and F1s from peg nine of the canal pool, catching on bread and pellet.
Top five: 1 Luke Bamford (LV Select) 89lb 2oz (canal peg 9), 2 Sean Huggins (Drennan/Dynamite) 73lb 3oz (canal 17), 3 Bob Greenbury (Drennan/Dynamite) 64lb 12oz (serpent 10), 4 Steve Haywood (Middy) 59lb 3oz (serpent 6), 5 Bob Murray (NetBusters) 54lb 4oz (canal 6).
* There was a very wet and windy start to Saturday’s qualifier, but Bob Greenbury came out on top with 76lb 8oz of skimmers, barbel and carp off peg 20 on canal.
With Bob having already booked his spot in the final, runner-up Steve Haywood (Middy) qualified having netted 71lb 13oz off peg nine.
Top five: 1 Bob Greenbury (Drennan/Dynamite) 76lb 8oz (canal peg 20), 2 Steve Haywood (Middy) 71lb 13oz (peg 9), 3 Dave Harper (Plumtree Pig Roast Co) 60lb 1oz (peg 2), 4 Richard Kinnersley (CoopersTackle) 50lb (peg 17), 5 Bob Murray (NetBusters) 43lb 5oz (peg 4).
* Sunday Open match results –
Top five: 1 Doug Jackson (LV Select) 58lb 13oz (canal peg 15), 2 Steve Haywood (Middy) 52lb 8oz (canal 11), 3 Mick Beckhurst (LV Select) 49lb 10oz (canal 7), 4 Jason Sahall (LV Select) 44lb 12oz (canal 17), 5 Steve Ward (LV Select) 38lb 12oz (canal 13).