ANGLING: huge weights for Conny aces

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THE first visit of the season to the Janson Fishery in the Vale Of Belvoir for Hucknall-based CONNY FISHING CLUB resulted in some mammoth weights.

Martyn Slater hit top form to record his fourth win of the campaign, thanks to a staggering return of 171lb 15oz.

In second was Phil Orton with 124-9, while Mark Saunders was third with 85-8.

Other weights: Neil Orton 81-8, Albert Meakin 78-13, Sam Slater (guest) 75-4, Stuart Carlisle 72-13, Brandon Jayes-Mills 71-7, Kevin Orton 71-2, Eddie Heath 67-11, Tony Orton 42-0, Alistair Mills 41-8, Pete Bailey 24-9 and Dennis Gormley 22-0.

ROBERT Daws took command of HUCKNALL ANGLERS’ latest Sunday match on the Moat Lake at Rycroft Fishery in Hemington, Derbyshire.

Daws stormed to victory with a bag weighing 38lb, well clear of second-placed Mick Evans (25-14).

Other weights: Brian Cross 19-14, Terry Coltart 18-14, Tony Beastall 17-0, Dale Radford 14-10, Dennis Hall 14-5, Derek Brough 11-3, John Moore 10-7, Len Gill 8-7, Dave Clarke 4-2, Arthur Daws 3-9, Ken Shaw 3-3 and Tom Bakewell 1-0. Two did not weigh.

OAK Tree Lakes Fishery at Brinsley was the destination for HUCKNALL TOWN ANGLING CLUB last Sunday.

And the match yielded a narrow victory for Craig Akin, whose weight of 22lb 12oz pipped Kev Blewitt (21-14) into second spot.

Other weights: Steve Knighton 16-9, Barry Blewitt 15-10, Dave Wright 15-2, Barrie Robinson 14-10, Derek Alcock 10-10, Richard Charlton 9-12, Rob Lewis 8-9, Tony Jones 7-14 and Mick Stanley 2-14. Colin Robinson did not weigh.

A NEW series of open matches on Sundays has been launched, complete with bumper weights, at the GOOSEDALE FISHERY in Bestwood Village.

The winner of the first match was Lee Parker, with a whopping 67lb 4oz from peg ten. Parker caught mainly skimmers and small carp on pellet over groundbait.

Darren Barns was second with a 29lb haul of carp from peg 27, caught using luncheon meat over pellet.

Third went to Cliff Granger with 26-6 consisting of skimmers and carp.